# Study sets matching "ap physics"

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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

on a position- time graph, what are the…

on a position- time graph, what is the…

on a position- time graph, what are the…

on a position- time graph, what is the…

position

initial position (x0)

origin

final position

on a position- time graph, what are the…

position

on a position- time graph, what is the…

initial position (x0)

What is angular acceleration?

How do we define angular velocity (omeg…

What occurs with angular acceleration w…

What happens if omega increases or decr…

Uniform circular motion: motion in a circular path at constant…

We defined angular velocity 𝜔 as the time rate of change of an…

There is an angular acceleration, in which 𝜔 changes. The fast…

What is angular acceleration?

Uniform circular motion: motion in a circular path at constant…

How do we define angular velocity (omeg…

We defined angular velocity 𝜔 as the time rate of change of an…

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Universal gravitation definition

The closer objects that have mass are t…

Fg long formula

Gravity is a __________ force

all objects that have mass are attracted to each other

the stronger the gravity force they will feel

Fg = Gm₁m₂ / r²

field.

Universal gravitation definition

all objects that have mass are attracted to each other

The closer objects that have mass are t…

the stronger the gravity force they will feel

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.

Av... V/t

weight of displaced fluid

P+ρgh+½ρv² = constant

height of liquid

Write two equations for flow rate of a liquid.

Buoyant force is dependent on:

Write Bernoulli's Equation.

The hydrostatic pressure at some point below the surface of a…

Av... V/t

Write two equations for flow rate of a liquid.

weight of displaced fluid

Buoyant force is dependent on:

velocity

displacement

acceleration

work

What is the slope of a position/time graph?

What is the area under a velocity/time graph?

What is the slope of a velocity/time graph?

What is the area under a force/displacement graph?

velocity

What is the slope of a position/time graph?

displacement

What is the area under a velocity/time graph?

3 states of matter/description

What is Density?

***If two objects are made of the same…

Define Fluid

- Solid: definite shape, definite volume... - Liquid: takes shape…

The density of a substance is the relationship between the mas…

Their densities will remain the same because they are made of…

Any material that is unable to withstand a static shear stress…

3 states of matter/description

- Solid: definite shape, definite volume... - Liquid: takes shape…

What is Density?

The density of a substance is the relationship between the mas…

Fuerza Cinematica

Fuerza Dinámica

Fuerza

Fuerza de Contacto

Descripción de un objeto

La causa del movimiento de un objeto

Un empuje ejercido sobre un objeto, es un vector, y puede ser…

fuerza que actua cuando dos o mas objetos entran en contacto

Fuerza Cinematica

Descripción de un objeto

Fuerza Dinámica

La causa del movimiento de un objeto

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.

Non-Mechanical

Speed Up

Slow Down

Crest

Waves not requiring a medium to travel through; all EMR.

Mechanical waves do this when encountering denser materials.

Non-mechanical waves do this when encountering denser material…

Point of maximum positive displacement; corresponds to rarefac…

Non-Mechanical

Waves not requiring a medium to travel through; all EMR.

Speed Up

Mechanical waves do this when encountering denser materials.

kinetic theory of matter

ρ=m/V

P=F/A

Bernoulli's fluid principle

all matter is made up of particles. particles are always in mo…

density formula, unit: kg/m^3

pressure formula, unit: Pa

as the velocity of a fluid increases, the pressure inside of t…

kinetic theory of matter

all matter is made up of particles. particles are always in mo…

ρ=m/V

density formula, unit: kg/m^3

circular motion

tangential speed

uniform circular motion

centripetal acceleration

motion revolving about a single axis

describes speed of an object in circular motion

constant tangential speed

acceleration toward the center of a circular path

circular motion

motion revolving about a single axis

tangential speed

describes speed of an object in circular motion

slope of velocity vs. time graph

velocity vs. time: straight line

velocity vs. time: positive straight sl…

velocity vs. time: negative straight sl…

acceleration

velocity/speed is constant over time... neither speeding up nor s…

velocity/speed is increasing over time... speeding up... acceleratio…

velocity/speed is decreasing over time... slowing down... accelerati…

slope of velocity vs. time graph

acceleration

velocity vs. time: straight line

velocity/speed is constant over time... neither speeding up nor s…

electricity

static electricity

conservation of electricity

polar

energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a…

electricity produced by friction, The buildup of electric char…

the principle that the total electric charge of a system remai…

describes a molecule with opposite charges on opposite ends

electricity

energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a…

static electricity

electricity produced by friction, The buildup of electric char…

energy is defined as...

one_____is one joule of energy transfer…

the equation for work is...

if you exert a force on an object in th…

the ability of an object to produce chnage in the enviornment…

watt

W = Fd

decreases

energy is defined as...

the ability of an object to produce chnage in the enviornment…

one_____is one joule of energy transfer…

watt

no relation graph

linear graph

inverse graph

direct square graph

- written relationship: as x increases, y remains the same - n…

- written relationship: as x increases, y increases proportion…

- written relationship: as x increases, y decreases - y is inv…

- written relationship: y is proportional to the square of x…

no relation graph

- written relationship: as x increases, y remains the same - n…

linear graph

- written relationship: as x increases, y increases proportion…

pulse

wave

mechanical wave

electromagnetic wave

a single disturbance which carries energy through a medium or…

a repeated disturbance which carries energy

This type of wave requires a medium through which to travel.

This type of wave does not requires a medium through which to…

pulse

a single disturbance which carries energy through a medium or…

wave

a repeated disturbance which carries energy

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

Uncertainty

Quantity

linear graph (dependent is proportional…

inverse graph dependent=1/independent

The value reported to the public that characterizes all the ef…

A property of the natural world hat can be quantified by measu…

Uncertainty

The value reported to the public that characterizes all the ef…

Quantity

A property of the natural world hat can be quantified by measu…

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acceleration

amplitude

angular momentum

antinodes

how much an object's velocity changes each second.

the distance from the midpoint of a wave to either the crest o…

the object's rotational inertia times its rotational velocity.…

positions on a standing wave with the maximum amplitude.

acceleration

how much an object's velocity changes each second.

amplitude

the distance from the midpoint of a wave to either the crest o…

acceleration

deceleration

dependent variable

displacement

the rate of change in velocity; the change in velocity over ti…

acceleration in the direction opposite to velocity

the variable that is being measured; usually plotted along the…

the change in position of an object

acceleration

the rate of change in velocity; the change in velocity over ti…

deceleration

acceleration in the direction opposite to velocity

charge

Coulomb's Law

current

electrostatic force

a fundamental property of matter that is affected by an electr…

describes the force of attraction or repulsion between two ele…

the rate of flow of positive charge... Measured in: Amperes (Amps…

the force between objects caused by their electric charges. Go…

charge

a fundamental property of matter that is affected by an electr…

Coulomb's Law

describes the force of attraction or repulsion between two ele…