#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

Equality of two vectors

Resultant vector

Cumulative law of addition

Displacement

Equal is they have the same magnitude and direction

Drawn from the tail of A to the tip of B. Known as triangle me…

When two vectors are added their sum is independent of the ord…

Change in its position vector

Equality of two vectors

Equal is they have the same magnitude and direction

Resultant vector

Drawn from the tail of A to the tip of B. Known as triangle me…

Charge

Electric Field Equation

Coulomb's Law

Electric Potential Energy

Fundamental property of the universe, attracts and repels othe…

E = kQ/r^2 [N/C]

Fe = K(q1q2 / r^2) = qE

V=kQ/r (+ kq/r +kq/r...) [V]

Charge

Fundamental property of the universe, attracts and repels othe…

Electric Field Equation

E = kQ/r^2 [N/C]

velocity

displacement

acceleration

scalar

time rate of change of position; vector

how much ground an object has covered; vector

the rate of which an object changes it's velocity; vector

number with a unit (eg; temperature, time, mass)

velocity

time rate of change of position; vector

displacement

how much ground an object has covered; vector

range of validity

model

particle

antiparallel

a theory that only applies to a certain range of stuff

a simplified version of a physical system too complicated to a…

used in a model to replicate a point object

when two vectors go in opposite directions they are

range of validity

a theory that only applies to a certain range of stuff

model

a simplified version of a physical system too complicated to a…

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 point…

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.

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant a…

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

*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 ac…

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

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

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

Amplitude

Wavelength

Oscillation

Crest

- How far from equilibrium a wave goes... - Determines how much…

- Distance for one cycle or one wave (Oscillation)

- One cycle or one complete wave

- Highest point on a wave

Amplitude

- How far from equilibrium a wave goes... - Determines how much…

Wavelength

- Distance for one cycle or one wave (Oscillation)

Transverse

Longitudinal

De-Broglie

Mechanical

Type of wave having matter displacement perpendicular to direc…

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

Waves Theory used to describe the particle and energy behavior…

Waves requiring a medium to travel through.

Transverse

Type of wave having matter displacement perpendicular to direc…

Longitudinal

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

Scalars

Vectors

Position (vector)

Distance (scalar)

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

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

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

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

Scalars

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

Vectors

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

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)

Control

Dependent variable

Observation

Independent variable

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

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

Using your senses to gather information

One factor that is purposely changed

Control

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

Dependent variable

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

internal energy

entropy

plasma

conduction

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

lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder…

an ionized gas consisting of positive ions and free electrons…

the process by which heat or electricity is directly transmitt…

internal energy

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

entropy

lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder…

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant a…

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

*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 ac…

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

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

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

acceleration

average speed

elapsed time

free fall

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

total distance/time interval

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

motion under the influence of the gravitational force only

acceleration

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

average speed

total distance/time interval

displacement

Average speed

Average velocity

acceleration

The displacement of particle is defined as its changes in posi…

The average speed of a particle, a scalar quantity is defined…

The average velocity of a particle is defined as the particle'…

When the velocity of a particle changes with time, the particl…

displacement

The displacement of particle is defined as its changes in posi…

Average speed

The average speed of a particle, a scalar quantity is defined…

Force Pushing on Box (lawnmower) vs For…

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 For…

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)