# Study sets matching "ap physics"

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meter

speed of light

kilogram

second

distance between two marks on a bar of platinum-iridium alloy…

universal constant at 299792458 m/s

mass of standard cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy

time needed for 9192631770 wave cycles emitted by cesium 133 a…

meter

distance between two marks on a bar of platinum-iridium alloy…

speed of light

universal constant at 299792458 m/s

Science

Scientific Models

Force of Gravity

Strengths of Science

The use of evidenceto construct testable explanations and pred…

Physical Model, Mathematical model, Conceptual model

Fg = GM x m / R^2

Flexible, Revised, Reworked, Changed as data is changed to bet…

Science

The use of evidenceto construct testable explanations and pred…

Scientific Models

Physical Model, Mathematical model, Conceptual model

kinematics

position

displacement

distance

the study of motion without considering its causes

the location of an object at a particular time

the change in position of an object

the magnitude of displacement between two positions

kinematics

the study of motion without considering its causes

position

the location of an object at a particular time

self control

Perseverance

Tenacity

Grit

The ability to control oneself in particular one's emotions an…

Steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay i…

The quality or fact of being very determined; determination

courage and resolve; strength of character; especially in orde…

self control

The ability to control oneself in particular one's emotions an…

Perseverance

Steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay i…

Relative Velocity

Relativity

Velocity

Vector addition

The velocity of an object as observed from a particular refren…

The study of how different observers moving relative to each o…

Speed in a given direction

The rules the apply tomadding vectors together

Relative Velocity

The velocity of an object as observed from a particular refren…

Relativity

The study of how different observers moving relative to each o…

Position

Displacement

Distance

speed

a point that can only be defined w/ respect to a coordinate sy…

change of position; displacement is the diff. between a final…

the sum of all individual displacements

distance over time... Vs = d/t

Position

a point that can only be defined w/ respect to a coordinate sy…

Displacement

change of position; displacement is the diff. between a final…

Mechanics

Kinematics

Dynamics

Distance d

Is the branch of physics that focuses on the motion of objects…

study of motion without regard to the forces that cause the ch…

Study of motion with regard to the force that cause them

Defined as total length moved

Mechanics

Is the branch of physics that focuses on the motion of objects…

Kinematics

study of motion without regard to the forces that cause the ch…

Convex Lens: Object is way beyond 2F

Convex Lens: Object is AT 2f

Magnification formula

Focal point formula

f<di<2f... Inverted... Smaller... Real

di = 2f... Imverted ... Same size... Real

M = hi/ho = -di/do

1/f = 1/do + 1/di

Convex Lens: Object is way beyond 2F

f<di<2f... Inverted... Smaller... Real

Convex Lens: Object is AT 2f

di = 2f... Imverted ... Same size... Real

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…

motion

four basic types of motion

motion diagram

operational definitions

the change of an object's position or orientation with time.

-straight line motion... -circular motion... -projectile motion... -rot…

shows an object's positions at several equally spaced instants…

concepts in terms of how the moving object appears in a motion…

motion

the change of an object's position or orientation with time.

four basic types of motion

-straight line motion... -circular motion... -projectile motion... -rot…

current, series

voltage, parallel

energy per charge

charge per time

ammeter measures ______ through a resistor. it is connected in…

a voltmeter measures __________ across a resistor. it is conne…

voltage is

current is

current, series

ammeter measures ______ through a resistor. it is connected in…

voltage, parallel

a voltmeter measures __________ across a resistor. it is conne…

Mechanics

kinematics

dynamics

translational motion

Study of the motion of objects and the related concepts of for…

description of HOW objects move

deals with force and WHY objects move how they do

moving without rotating

Mechanics

Study of the motion of objects and the related concepts of for…

kinematics

description of HOW objects move

Displacement

average speed

average velocity

acceleration

the distance moved by the particle from its equilibrium positi…

total distance/total time

Total displacement traveled divided by the time taken

Change in velocity per unit time OR... Rate of change of velocity.

Displacement

the distance moved by the particle from its equilibrium positi…

average speed

total distance/total time

Particle粒子 model

Displacement

Average velocity

Position

A point-like object, an object with mass but having infinitesi…

the change in position of an object/ the change in position in…

Particle's displacement ^x divide by the time interval ^t duri…

Is the location of the particle with respect to a chosen refer…

Particle粒子 model

A point-like object, an object with mass but having infinitesi…

Displacement

the change in position of an object/ the change in position in…

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.

A

aberration

Absolute zero

acceleration

The symbol for ampere. Also, when in lower case italics, the s…

Distortion in an image produced by a lens.

The temperature at which a substance has no kinetic energy (th…

The rate at which velocity is changing. The change may be in m…

A

The symbol for ampere. Also, when in lower case italics, the s…

aberration

Distortion in an image produced by a lens.

4050 N

zero

the object with the greater mass will e…

6.00 m/s*s

in the free-body diagram shown above, which of the following i…

a car goes forward along a level road at constant velocity. th…

according to Newton's second law, when the same force is appli…

an airplane with a mass of 1.20x10^4 kg tows a glider with a m…

4050 N

in the free-body diagram shown above, which of the following i…

zero

a car goes forward along a level road at constant velocity. th…

Mechanics:... M (meter)

Mechanics:... S (seconds)

Mechanics:... M/s (meters per second)

Mechanics:... m/s2 (meters per second squa…

Distance or radius... Variables: d,r,x,y,z,h,i

Time... Variables: t

Speed or velocity ... Variables: s,v,v(f),v(I)

Acceleration... Variables: a

Mechanics:... M (meter)

Distance or radius... Variables: d,r,x,y,z,h,i

Mechanics:... S (seconds)

Time... Variables: t

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…

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