# Study sets matching "ap physics"

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Hypothesis

Model

Theory

Mass

a positive, disprovable statement tested by an experiment

a collection of equations that represent a system

a widely accepted, un-disproven hypothesis; also the body of m…

the amount of matter in an object

Hypothesis

a positive, disprovable statement tested by an experiment

Model

a collection of equations that represent a system

Particle粒子 model

Displacement

Average velocity

Position

A point-like object, an object with mass but having infinitesi…

the change in position of an object/ the change in position in…

Particle's displacement ^x divide by the time interval ^t duri…

Is the location of the particle with respect to a chosen refer…

Particle粒子 model

A point-like object, an object with mass but having infinitesi…

Displacement

the change in position of an object/ the change in position in…

Mechanics

kinematics

dynamics

translational motion

Study of the motion of objects and the related concepts of for…

description of HOW objects move

deals with force and WHY objects move how they do

moving without rotating

Mechanics

Study of the motion of objects and the related concepts of for…

kinematics

description of HOW objects move

magnitude

direction

resultant vector

find 3d vector

size or extent (numerical value)... -can not be negative

alignment or orientation of any position with respect to any o…

add the x and y components of the vectors

get x y and z (x pointing left)... -split square x and y into tri…

magnitude

size or extent (numerical value)... -can not be negative

direction

alignment or orientation of any position with respect to any o…

Displacement

average speed

average velocity

acceleration

the distance moved by the particle from its equilibrium positi…

total distance/total time

Total displacement traveled divided by the time taken

Change in velocity per unit time OR... Rate of change of velocity.

Displacement

the distance moved by the particle from its equilibrium positi…

average speed

total distance/total time

A

aberration

Absolute zero

acceleration

The symbol for ampere. Also, when in lower case italics, the s…

Distortion in an image produced by a lens.

The temperature at which a substance has no kinetic energy (th…

The rate at which velocity is changing. The change may be in m…

A

The symbol for ampere. Also, when in lower case italics, the s…

aberration

Distortion in an image produced by a lens.

Mechanics:... M (meter)

Mechanics:... S (seconds)

Mechanics:... M/s (meters per second)

Mechanics:... m/s2 (meters per second squa…

Distance or radius... Variables: d,r,x,y,z,h,i

Time... Variables: t

Speed or velocity ... Variables: s,v,v(f),v(I)

Acceleration... Variables: a

Mechanics:... M (meter)

Distance or radius... Variables: d,r,x,y,z,h,i

Mechanics:... S (seconds)

Time... Variables: t

Displacement

Average Velocity

Instantaneous Velocity

Average Speed

Change in position of an object

The change in position divided by the time travelled

The Average velocity at a specific instant in time or an infin…

Distance Traveled/ Elapsed time

Displacement

Change in position of an object

Average Velocity

The change in position divided by the time travelled

Slope of position vs. time

Velocity vs. time

Acceleration vs. time

Something rolling down ramp

Velocity (slope of zero= AT REST straight line= constant speed)

Slope= acceleration. Curved line= changing acceleration. Area…

Zero slope= constant acceleration. Area under curve= velocity.

Use translational & rotational enery (1/2mv^2, 1/2Iw^2)

Slope of position vs. time

Velocity (slope of zero= AT REST straight line= constant speed)

Velocity vs. time

Slope= acceleration. Curved line= changing acceleration. Area…

Acceleration

Amplitude

Angular Momentum

Antinodes

-object's change in velocity per second... -accelerating = veloci…

-distance between the maximum displacement and the equilibrium…

-object's rotational motion times its rotational velocity... -tor…

-positions on a standing wave with maximum amplitude

Acceleration

-object's change in velocity per second... -accelerating = veloci…

Amplitude

-distance between the maximum displacement and the equilibrium…

Motion

Trajectory

Motion Diagram

Operational Definitions

The change of an object's position or orientation with time.

The path along which an object moves

Showing an object's positions at several equally spaced instan…

Terms such as constant speed, speeding up, and slowing down

Motion

The change of an object's position or orientation with time.

Trajectory

The path along which an object moves

Mechanical energy

Moment of Inertia

Moment of Inertia of a point particle

Moment of Inertia of a solid disk

Mechanical energy is the energy that is possessed by an object…

Tendency to resist change in rotational behavior

I=mr^2, where r is the distance from the point the particle is…

I = 1/2 * mr^2

Mechanical energy

Mechanical energy is the energy that is possessed by an object…

Moment of Inertia

Tendency to resist change in rotational behavior