#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

acceleration

when an object moves faster,

when an object slows down

an object can experience accelration

how much an object's velocity changes each second.

its acc. and velocity are in the same direction

the velocity and acceleration are in opposite directions

moving at a constant speed. This happens when n object turns,…

acceleration

how much an object's velocity changes each second.

when an object moves faster,

its acc. and velocity are in the same direction

Motion

Trajectory

Displacement

Speed

Change of an objects position or orentiation with time

The path along which an object moves, which might be a straig…

A change in position

Distance traveled in a given time interval/ time interval

Motion

Change of an objects position or orentiation with time

Trajectory

The path along which an object moves, which might be a straig…

Velocity

Magnitude

Position

Time Interval

The speed and direction of an object at a particular instant.…

Another term for the size of a quantity.

The location of an object relative to an origin (central poin…

How long something was observed for; represented as tf-ti

Velocity

The speed and direction of an object at a particular instant.…

Magnitude

Another term for the size of a quantity.

Kinematics

Position

Displacement

Distance

The study of motion without considering its cause

Where an object is at any given time relative to a convenient…

An object's change in position... xf-x0

Defined to be the magnitude of the displacement bewteen two p…

Kinematics

The study of motion without considering its cause

Position

Where an object is at any given time relative to a convenient…

internal energy

entropy

plasma

conduction

the energy in a system arising from the relative positions an…

lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorde…

an ionized gas consisting of positive ions and free electrons…

the process by which heat or electricity is directly transmit…

internal energy

the energy in a system arising from the relative positions an…

entropy

lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorde…

First kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

*speed up or slow down... m/s... m... m/s/s

*speed up or slow down... meters... m/s... seconds

First kinematics equation ... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

Scalars

Vectors

Position (vector)

Distance (scalar)

are quantities that are described by only a magnitude (numeri…

are quantities that are described by both a magnitude and a d…

is an object's location along a number line. Abbreviation is…

refers to "how much ground an object has covered" during its…

Scalars

are quantities that are described by only a magnitude (numeri…

Vectors

are quantities that are described by both a magnitude and a d…

Increase

Increase

Decrease

They would dim

What happens to resistance when you increase the length of a…

What happens to resistance when you increase the temperature…

What happens to resistance when you increase the cross-sectio…

If you add a lightbulb to a circuit which has two other light…

Increase

What happens to resistance when you increase the length of a…

Increase

What happens to resistance when you increase the temperature…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

The state in which one distance from another is changing

The distance and object travels per unit of time

A speed in any direction

The rate at which velocity changes

Motion

The state in which one distance from another is changing

Speed

The distance and object travels per unit of time

basic velocity

basic displacement

basic speed

basic acceleration

change in distance/change in time... the slope of a distance v t…

change in distance... the area of a velocity v time graph... vector

magnitude... direction is irrelevant

change in speed/change in time ... the slope of a velocity v tim…

basic velocity

change in distance/change in time... the slope of a distance v t…

basic displacement

change in distance... the area of a velocity v time graph... vector

Control

Dependent variable

Observation

Independent variable

Does not recieve the independent variable and is used for com…

The factor that may change in response to the independent var…

Using your senses to gather information

One factor that is purposely changed

Control

Does not recieve the independent variable and is used for com…

Dependent variable

The factor that may change in response to the independent var…

acceleration

average speed

elapsed time

free fall

rate at which velocity is changing : change in speed/time int…

total distance/time interval

time that has passed or relapsed since beginning of time meas…

motion under the influence of the gravitational force only

acceleration

rate at which velocity is changing : change in speed/time int…

average speed

total distance/time interval

Transverse

Longitudinal

De-Broglie

Mechanical

Type of wave having matter displacement perpendicular to dire…

Type of wave having matter displacement in same, parallel, di…

Waves Theory used to describe the particle and energy behavio…

Waves requiring a medium to travel through.

Transverse

Type of wave having matter displacement perpendicular to dire…

Longitudinal

Type of wave having matter displacement in same, parallel, di…

Work (W)

Power

Kinetic energy

Potential energy

Ew=FdcosTheta... *at an angle above the horizontal... Ew=Fd

P=w / t... W= work aka energy... T must be in seconds

Ek=1/2MV^2

Ep=mgh... H=height

Work (W)

Ew=FdcosTheta... *at an angle above the horizontal... Ew=Fd

Power

P=w / t... W= work aka energy... T must be in seconds

Dynamics

Force

Newton's First Law of Motion

Inertia

The connection between force and motion. Why objects move the…

Any kind of push/pull on an object. Vector.

"Every object continues in its state of rest, or of uniform i…

Tendency of an object to maintain its state of rest or unifor…

Dynamics

The connection between force and motion. Why objects move the…

Force

Any kind of push/pull on an object. Vector.

Force Pushing on Box (lawnmower) vs Fo…

Linear vs Angular symbols... x... v... a... m... F... P…

Kinds of Centripetal Forces

Gravitational Force

Pushing is heavier (N=W+FpSin0)... Pulling is lighter (N=W-FpSin0)

0... w (radians per second)... α... I (moment of inertia)... T... L (Iw)

Friction, gravity, tension, normal, electromagnetic

F= Gm₁m₂/r²

Force Pushing on Box (lawnmower) vs Fo…

Pushing is heavier (N=W+FpSin0)... Pulling is lighter (N=W-FpSin0)

Linear vs Angular symbols... x... v... a... m... F... P…

0... w (radians per second)... α... I (moment of inertia)... T... L (Iw)

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