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AP Physics 1 - Kinematics and Newton's Laws
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
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physics ap
a projectile does not have a horizonta…
a projectile with a rightward componen…
the horizontal velocity of a projectil…
a projectile with a horizontal compone…
false
false
false
true
a projectile does not have a horizonta…
false
a projectile with a rightward componen…
false
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AP Physics Formulas
Force of Friction
First kinematic equation
Second kinematic equation
Third kinematic equation
Force of Friction
First kinematic equation
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Giancoli AP Physics - Chapter 5
Uniform circular motion
Centripetal
Centripetal acceleration
Radial acceleration
Motion in which an object moves in a circle at a constant spe…
Towards the center
Acceleration in which acceleration is pointing toward the cen…
Another word for centripetal acceleration.
Uniform circular motion
Motion in which an object moves in a circle at a constant spe…
Centripetal
Towards the center
79 terms
AP Physics Exam Review
Inverse tangent
Constant velocity
Trajectory
Relative motion
The inverse tangent of y over x gives the acute angle to the…
d = vt ... * Horizontal component of projectile motion
Path of a projectile
* General formula
Inverse tangent
The inverse tangent of y over x gives the acute angle to the…
Constant velocity
d = vt ... * Horizontal component of projectile motion
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AP Physics Equations
Definition of Average Velocity
Definition of Acceleration
Velocity of an Object as a Function of…
Displacement of an Object as a Functio…
∆x = Change in Distance... t = Elapsed Time
∆v = Change in Velocity... t = Time
v₀ = Initial Velocity... a = Acceleration... t = Time
v₀ = Initial Velocity... t = Time... a = Acceleration
Definition of Average Velocity
∆x = Change in Distance... t = Elapsed Time
Definition of Acceleration
∆v = Change in Velocity... t = Time
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AP Physics
Force of a spring
Change in kinetic energy
potential energy
Frequency
-kx
work
mgd
1/time
Force of a spring
-kx
Change in kinetic energy
work
AP Physics Kinematics
Kinematics
Frame of Reference
Displacement
Vector
branch of mechanics dealing with motion, how things move, how…
a system of objects that are not moving with respect to one a…
Distance and direction of an object's change in position from…
A quantity that has magnitude and direction
Kinematics
branch of mechanics dealing with motion, how things move, how…
Frame of Reference
a system of objects that are not moving with respect to one a…
AP Physics
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 2nd Law
Steps for Newton's 2nd Law problems (d…
Kg to g?
All forces come in pairs
Net force=Mass*Acceleration
1. Draw an accurate FBD... 2. Break vectors at angles into compo…
multiply by 1000
Newton's 3rd Law
All forces come in pairs
Newton's 2nd Law
Net force=Mass*Acceleration
AP Physics 1 - Kinematics and Newton's Laws
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
AP Physics 1 Graphical Methods
Y remains same. y=#. No modification
Directly Proportional. y=mx+b. No Modi…
Inversely Proportional. y=m(1/x)+b. Gr…
Y is proportional to square of X. y=mx…
Y remains same. y=#. No modification
Directly Proportional. y=mx+b. No Modi…
11 terms
AP Physics Forces
Every force has one and only one 3rd l…
The two forces in each pair act in opp…
The two forces in each pair can act on…
The two forces in each pair may have d…
true
true
false
false
Every force has one and only one 3rd l…
true
The two forces in each pair act in opp…
true
AP Physics 1 Formulas
unit for displacement, distance, length
unit for power
unit for density
unit for period
meters
w = j/s (watts = joule/second)
kg/m^3
seconds
unit for displacement, distance, length
meters
unit for power
w = j/s (watts = joule/second)
AP Physics Dynamics
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 g…
A retarding (slowing) force that acts on an object opposite t…
Force
Anything that causes an object to move; push or pull
Net Force
The total amount of force acting on an object.
32 terms
PHYSICS: ThermodynamicsAP
Thermodynamics
Zeroth law of thermodynamics
Temperature
Heat
Flow of energy in the universe, as the flow relates to work,…
Objects are in thermal equilibrium when they are at the same…
A physical property of matter that relates the average kineti…
The transfer of thermal energy from a hotter object(higher te…
Thermodynamics
Flow of energy in the universe, as the flow relates to work,…
Zeroth law of thermodynamics
Objects are in thermal equilibrium when they are at the same…
12 terms
AP Physics Projectile Motion
What is a projectile?
How do projectiles travel?
How do projectiles travel horizontally…
How do projectiles travel vertically?…
Anything that is hit, kicked, thrown, etc, into the air witho…
Horizontally and vertically at the same time.
Reason: inertia... acceleration: zero... type of motion: constant v…
Reason: gravity... acceleration: 9.8 m/s2 down... type of motion: U…
What is a projectile?
Anything that is hit, kicked, thrown, etc, into the air witho…
How do projectiles travel?
Horizontally and vertically at the same time.
Physics Terms/ Equations (AP)
Force of Friction
First kinematic equation
Second kinematic equation
Third kinematic equation
F=uN
V_f=V_o+at
x-x_o=v_ot+1/2at^2
v_f^2=v_o^2+2a(x-x_o)
Force of Friction
F=uN
First kinematic equation
V_f=V_o+at
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Physics AP Unit 1 Test
∨= at + ∨₀
x=x₀+v₀t+¹/₂at²
v²=v₀²+2a∆x
m/s/s
can be used to find acceleration or velocity
can be used to find distance or acceleration
final velocity squared equals initial velocity squared plus t…
acceleration
∨= at + ∨₀
can be used to find acceleration or velocity
x=x₀+v₀t+¹/₂at²
can be used to find distance or acceleration
28 terms
AP Physics B Units
length, distance, height, displacement…
time, period
mass
velocity, speed
meters
seconds
kg
m/s
length, distance, height, displacement…
meters
time, period
seconds
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AP Physics
Equilibrium
Force
Forces = Netforce
Solving Equilibrium Equations
When it's at constant speed or in rest and the netforce is ze…
Push and or pull on a object and measure in spring scale and…
Forces acting in the same direction add to equal netforce and…
1. Draw free body diagram and if there are any angles break t…
Equilibrium
When it's at constant speed or in rest and the netforce is ze…
Force
Push and or pull on a object and measure in spring scale and…
AP Physics 1 Waves & Sound
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.
54 terms
Ap Physics 1 Review
Charge
Junction rule
Loop Rule
Ideal Spring
Is conserved always
I in = I out... Conservation of charge
For any conductive loop, emf-v=0... Conservation of energy
obeys Hooke's law = "simple harmonic motion"
Charge
Is conserved always
Junction rule
I in = I out... Conservation of charge
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AP Physics Ch. 3
scalar
vector
resultant vector
graphically
a physical quantity that has magnitude but no direction ex. s…
a physical quantity that has both magnitude and direction ex.…
represents the sum of two or more vectors; vector addition; u…
Vectors can be added ___________.
scalar
a physical quantity that has magnitude but no direction ex. s…
vector
a physical quantity that has both magnitude and direction ex.…
AP Physics: Forces
Force
net force
Friction
Gravity
A push, pull, or twist.
The combination of all forces acting on an object
A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in…
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
Force
A push, pull, or twist.
net force
The combination of all forces acting on an object
AP Physics
Physics
Sig figs
Inverse relationship
Scientific theory
The study of matter and energy
Valid digits in a measurement
Relationship between two variables in which an increase in on…
Explanation supported by experimental results
Physics
The study of matter and energy
Sig figs
Valid digits in a measurement
AP Physics 1 equations
vav = Δx / t
a = Vav / t
Vf = Vi + a * t
Δx = Vi t + .5 * a * t^2
Average Velocity Equation
Average Acceleration Equation
Final Velocity Equation (given time and acceleration)
Find Displacement Equation (given time, acceleration, and ini…
vav = Δx / t
Average Velocity Equation
a = Vav / t
Average Acceleration Equation
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AP Physics
Physics
What was physics called before the lat…
What is physics subdivided into?
What does classical physics include?
the branch of science traditionally defined as the study of m…
natural philosophy
classical physics and modern physics
optics, mechanics, sound, heat, electricity, and magnetism
Physics
the branch of science traditionally defined as the study of m…
What was physics called before the lat…
natural philosophy
ap physics
amount of energy transferred in a system
positive
0 degrees
90 degrees
a description of work is?
an object is accelerating due to the force of gravity, the wo…
if a rope pulls a crate which angle would result in the most…
if a rope pulls a crate to the right which angle would result…
amount of energy transferred in a system
a description of work is?
positive
an object is accelerating due to the force of gravity, the wo…
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AP physics 1 exam review
Freely falling objects (w/o friction)…
An object thrown upward reaches its ma…
the slope of the _____ vs.______ curve…
the slope of the velocity vs. time cur…
fall at the same rate, F=mg (g=10)
its velocity reaches zero
position, time
acceleration
Freely falling objects (w/o friction)…
fall at the same rate, F=mg (g=10)
An object thrown upward reaches its ma…
its velocity reaches zero
Physics AP
Galileo's use of inclined planes allow…
The two measurements necessary for cal…
The average speed of a horse that gall…
What is the acceleration of a car that…
Slow down the acceleration of free fall
Distance and Time
20 Km/h
0
Galileo's use of inclined planes allow…
Slow down the acceleration of free fall
The two measurements necessary for cal…
Distance and Time
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AP Physics C - Motion
Frame of Reference
Distance
Displacement
Speed
point from which ALL measurements are made.... EX: Grid System
symbol= x or y... units= m... Total length traveled. A "scalar" =…
symbol= x or y... units= m... Straight line length measured from s…
symbol= v... units= m/s... speed= distance / time... a scalar always…
Frame of Reference
point from which ALL measurements are made.... EX: Grid System
Distance
symbol= x or y... units= m... Total length traveled. A "scalar" =…
8 terms
AP physics
Uniform circular motion
Velocity
F =
Ff =
Fc=mv^2/r
2pi*r/t
ma
mu*Fn
Uniform circular motion
Fc=mv^2/r
Velocity
2pi*r/t
ap physics, projectile motion
Projectiles
Motion of projectiles analyzed in 3 ty…
Galileo
Each component (horizontal and vertica…
Objects that are shot or thrown through the air
Dropped... Thrown straight up... Thrown at angle
1st to analyze the horizontal and vertical components of a pr…
Independently of the other
Projectiles
Objects that are shot or thrown through the air
Motion of projectiles analyzed in 3 ty…
Dropped... Thrown straight up... Thrown at angle
69 terms
AP Physics B Formulas
Force of Friction
First kinematic equation
Second kinematic equation
Third kinematic equation
Force of Friction
First kinematic equation
Ap Physics
P( linear)
P∆
F= (from momentum)
α=
mv
F∆t∆
(p∆)/t
(ωᶠ-ωᶦ)/t
P( linear)
mv
P∆
F∆t∆
AP Physics
a
A
d
E
acceleration
amplitude
distance
energy
a
acceleration
A
amplitude
67 terms
AP Physics
average speed
one dimensional motion is
motion takes
frame of reference
distance traveled over time elapsed... s=d/t
the simplest form of motion
place over time and depends upon the frame of reference
a coordinate system for specifying the precise location of ob…
average speed
distance traveled over time elapsed... s=d/t
one dimensional motion is
the simplest form of motion
AP Physics
c (centi)
k (kilo)
m (milli)
M (Mega)
.01 (10^-2)
1000 (10^3)
.001 (10^-3)
1,000,000 (10^6)
c (centi)
.01 (10^-2)
k (kilo)
1000 (10^3)
24 terms
AP Physics
m
kg
s
A
meter
kilogram
second
anpere
m
meter
kg
kilogram
37 terms
Harmonics AP Physics
Simple Harmonic Motion
Wavelength
Frequency(pitch relationship)
Hertz
motion that is repeated because displacement and restoring fo…
distance between two successive points on a wave, λ
...
unit for frequency=1/s; Hz
Simple Harmonic Motion
motion that is repeated because displacement and restoring fo…
Wavelength
distance between two successive points on a wave, λ
29 terms
AP Physics
a
A
d
E
Acceleration
Amplitude
Distance
Energy
a
Acceleration
A
Amplitude
Ap Physics
Suppose that an object travels from on…
When is the average velocity of an obj…
If the velocity of an object is zero a…
If the velocity of an object is zero,…
The displacement is either less than or equal to the distance…
When Velocity is constant
False, gravity exists at all times
False, gravity exists
Suppose that an object travels from on…
The displacement is either less than or equal to the distance…
When is the average velocity of an obj…
When Velocity is constant
30 terms
Ap Physics Equations 2
Momentum (given mass & velocity)
Impulse/Momentum Theorem
Conservation of Momentum in an Elastic…
Conservation of Energy in an Elastic C…
P=m*v
F△t=△p
The first equation in the photo.
The second equation in the photo.
Momentum (given mass & velocity)
P=m*v
Impulse/Momentum Theorem
F△t=△p
47 terms
AP Physics: 10: Thermal Physics
Heat
Thermal (Energy)
Temperature
Fahrenheit (°F)
___ is thermal energy that's transmitted from one body to ano…
___ is the energy an object possesses due to the random motio…
___ is the measure of an object's thermal energy, which is th…
in the United States, temperature is commonly expressed in de…
Heat
___ is thermal energy that's transmitted from one body to ano…
Thermal (Energy)
___ is the energy an object possesses due to the random motio…
33 terms
AP Physics 1 Chapter 2
0.2 m/s*s
2.0 m/s
-1 m/s*s between 6 and 8 seconds
increases from 1 m/s to 4 m/s
The graph in figure 4-3 shows an acceleration of
the initial speed (Vo) shown in figure 4-3 is
the acceleration of the object in figure 4-2 is
between two and three seconds, the speed of the object shown…
0.2 m/s*s
The graph in figure 4-3 shows an acceleration of
2.0 m/s
the initial speed (Vo) shown in figure 4-3 is
8 terms
AP physics
What is the kinematics equation that d…
What are the units for the following:…
What is the kinematics equation that d…
How do you find the acceleration from…
Vf^2=Vo^2+2ax
Speed and velocity: m/s... Acceleration: m/s^2... Time: seconds ... Di…
X=Vot+1/2at^2
Slope 9.8 m/s^2 or 10m/s^2 the acceleration of a freefalling…
What is the kinematics equation that d…
Vf^2=Vo^2+2ax
What are the units for the following:…
Speed and velocity: m/s... Acceleration: m/s^2... Time: seconds ... Di…
34 terms
AP Physics 1 Waves & Sound
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.
AP PHYSICS ~ BASIC VOCAB
Vector
Scalar
Projectile Motion
Uniform Accelerated Motion
Problem in which you are given magnitude, size, and direction.
Problem in which you are given only the magnitude and size.
A special case of Uniformly accelerated motion
Equations that can be employed to solve certain variables whe…
Vector
Problem in which you are given magnitude, size, and direction.
Scalar
Problem in which you are given only the magnitude and size.
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Physics Vocabulary Review (Pre-AP)
normal force
average speed
applied force
speed
a force that opposes gravity
The total distance an object travels divided by the total tim…
a force applied to an object
distance traveled per unit of time
normal force
a force that opposes gravity
average speed
The total distance an object travels divided by the total tim…
AP Physics
2pi(m/k^1/2)
(1/2pi)(k/m^1/2)
2pi(L/g^1/2)
F=-kx
Period of a mass oscillating on a spring
Frequency of a mass oscillating on a spring
Period of a pendulum
Linear restoring force
2pi(m/k^1/2)
Period of a mass oscillating on a spring
(1/2pi)(k/m^1/2)
Frequency of a mass oscillating on a spring
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