#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

Displacement

Displacement Formula; SI Unit= Meters

Distance

Vector

A change in position; not always equal to the distance traveled

Final Position-Initial Position

The magnitude or size of displacement between two positions

Any quantity with magnitude and direction

Displacement

A change in position; not always equal to the distance traveled

Displacement Formula; SI Unit= Meters

Final Position-Initial Position

The force of gravity on you is greatest…

A supplier wants to make a profit by bu…

The gravitational field strength at the…

If the radius of the Earth decreased wi…

On earth's surface

Disregard altitude because it has a negligible effect

Zero

Increase

The force of gravity on you is greatest…

On earth's surface

A supplier wants to make a profit by bu…

Disregard altitude because it has a negligible effect

Position

Speed

Acceleration

Displacement

Place where an object is

The rate of change of position of an object.

Rate of change of velocity over time.

The distance between two different positions; ex: Point A is 5…

Position

Place where an object is

Speed

The rate of change of position of an object.

Newton's 1st Law of Motion

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

Newton's 3rd Law of Motion

Vf=V0+at

An object doesn't change velocity unless acted upon by a force

F=ma or a=F/m... acceleration is proportional to force and invers…

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction

Vf is final velocity... V0 is initial velocity... a is acceleration,…

Newton's 1st Law of Motion

An object doesn't change velocity unless acted upon by a force

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

F=ma or a=F/m... acceleration is proportional to force and invers…

Position

Distance

Displacement

Speed

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

How far an object actually moves

An object's change in position

How fast... Always positive

Position

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

Distance

How far an object actually moves

symbol for magnetic field

to find magnetic field at any point on…

magnetic moment

group of moments is called a

T (Telsa)

you draw a tangent to the circle - tangent line points in the…

pointed in direction of north pole -- represents strength of f…

magnetic domain

symbol for magnetic field

T (Telsa)

to find magnetic field at any point on…

you draw a tangent to the circle - tangent line points in the…

IV

II

4.0 m/s*s

downward graph and straight across graph

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector subtr…

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector addit…

an object is released from rest on a planet that has no atmosp…

a projectile is fired with the initial velocity Vo at angle th…

IV

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector subtr…

II

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector addit…

y = mx

y = mx + b

y = ax(2)

y = ax(2) + bx + c

m = y(2) - y(1)/x(2) - x(1)... m > 0 (upward)... m < 0 (downward)

m = y(2) - y(1)/x(2) - x(1)... m > 0 (upward)... m < 0 (downward)... b…

Vertex of parabola is on the origin.... a determines the amount o…

a > 0 (parabola opens upwards)... a < 0 (parabola opens downward)…

y = mx

m = y(2) - y(1)/x(2) - x(1)... m > 0 (upward)... m < 0 (downward)

y = mx + b

m = y(2) - y(1)/x(2) - x(1)... m > 0 (upward)... m < 0 (downward)... b…

Pulse

Periodic wave

traveling wave

standing wave

A single disturbance in a medium, which causes a single wave.

a repeating disturbance causing a wave at regular intervals.

a wave that obviously moves along the length of the medium.

a wave that appears to stay in place, possessing nodes of non-…

Pulse

A single disturbance in a medium, which causes a single wave.

Periodic wave

a repeating disturbance causing a wave at regular intervals.

x(com)=(x₁m₁+...+x(n)*m(n))/m(total)

x(com)=1/m(total)*∫xdm

ω=∆θ/∆t

α=∆ω/∆t

Center of mass for series of point masses. Also applies to y-d…

Center of mass for a continuous mass distribution. Also applie…

Definition of average rotational velocity. Also works when rot…

Definition of average rotational acceleration. Also works when…

x(com)=(x₁m₁+...+x(n)*m(n))/m(total)

Center of mass for series of point masses. Also applies to y-d…

x(com)=1/m(total)*∫xdm

Center of mass for a continuous mass distribution. Also applie…

simple harmonic motion

period

frequency

sinusoidal curve

an oscillating or vibrating objects goes through this type of…

the time required to complete one cycle (back and forth)

number of cycles per second

SHM is this type of curve which means that the displacement as…

simple harmonic motion

an oscillating or vibrating objects goes through this type of…

period

the time required to complete one cycle (back and forth)

Significant Figures

Directly Proportional

Inversely Proportional

Base Units of SI

Significant figures allow us to communicate quantitative infor…

A relationship in which quantities change by the same factor

A relationship in which one factor is affected inversely compa…

Meter (m) Length... Kilogram (kg) Mass... Second (s) Time... Ampere (A)…

Significant Figures

Significant figures allow us to communicate quantitative infor…

Directly Proportional

A relationship in which quantities change by the same factor

Force

Net Force

Weight

Force of Friction

Anything that causes an object to move; push or pull

The total amount of force acting on an object.

How much an object weighs; describes how gravity pulls on a gi…

A retarding (slowing) force that acts on an object opposite th…

Force

Anything that causes an object to move; push or pull

Net Force

The total amount of force acting on an object.

Loop Rule

Junction Rule

Law of conservation of charge

Quantized

The total potential difference (voltage) in any complete loop…

The total current into any junction must equal the current out…

Charge can never be created or destroyed

Things come in specific amounts

Loop Rule

The total potential difference (voltage) in any complete loop…

Junction Rule

The total current into any junction must equal the current out…

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

rigid object

axis of rotation

angular position

radian

object with a definite shape that doesnt change so the particl…

line where all circles lie on

how far an object has rotated

angle subtended by an arc who's length is equal to the radius

rigid object

object with a definite shape that doesnt change so the particl…

axis of rotation

line where all circles lie on