# Study sets matching "ap physics"

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…

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

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.

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…

Philosophy

Natural philosophy

Physics

Mass

The search of knowledge or wisdom

The study of the natural or physical

The study of the entire physical and natural world

The measure of the quantity of matter in a body

Philosophy

The search of knowledge or wisdom

Natural philosophy

The study of the natural or physical

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

Scalar

Dot Product

Cross Product

Speed

A quantity that includes magnitude only.

Multiplying two vectors by multiplying parallel components. Re…

Multiplying two vectors by multiplying perpendicular component…

Scalar. Distance divided by time.

Scalar

A quantity that includes magnitude only.

Dot Product

Multiplying two vectors by multiplying parallel components. Re…

Thales (624-546 BC)

Democritus (460-370 BC)

Aristotle (384-322 BC)

Archimedes (287-212 BC)

Attributed with the birth of scientific thought

Believed that matter is made up of atoma

Formulated a systematic approach to science

Discovered the relationship between buoyancy and the weight of…

Thales (624-546 BC)

Attributed with the birth of scientific thought

Democritus (460-370 BC)

Believed that matter is made up of atoma

Newton's 1st Law of Motion

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

Newton's 3rd Law of Motion

Vf=V0+at

An object doesn't change velocity unless acted upon by a force

F=ma or a=F/m... acceleration is proportional to force and invers…

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction

Vf is final velocity... V0 is initial velocity... a is acceleration,…

Newton's 1st Law of Motion

An object doesn't change velocity unless acted upon by a force

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

F=ma or a=F/m... acceleration is proportional to force and invers…

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…

Graph Shape 1

Graph Shape 2

Graph Shape 3

Graph Shape 4

Written Relationship: No Relationship, as x increases y remain…

Written Relationship: Linear Relation: As x increases, y incre…

Written Relationship: Direct Proportion, as x increases y incr…

Written Relationship: Parabolic Relation. As x^2 increases, y…

Graph Shape 1

Written Relationship: No Relationship, as x increases y remain…

Graph Shape 2

Written Relationship: Linear Relation: As x increases, y incre…

1. Rock at highest point

2. Dropped ball and paper

Disp and time relationship

Kinematics straight line graphs

Any time an object is moving in one direction

On earth, all freely falling objects accelerate (in the absenc…

For a constantly-accelerating object, displacement is related…

So if a formula can be rewritten in this form, then there is a…

1. Rock at highest point

Any time an object is moving in one direction

2. Dropped ball and paper

On earth, all freely falling objects accelerate (in the absenc…

First kinematics equation, no displacme…

Second kinematics equation, no final ve…

Third kinematics equation, no time

Calculus: relations between position an…

First kinematics equation, no displacme…

Second kinematics equation, no final ve…

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…

Projectiles

Elastic Collisions

Inelastic Collisions

Perfectly Inelastic Collision

Seperate x and y components

Objects bounce off of eachother in opposite directions... KINETIC…

Objects travel in same direction after collision... KINETIC ENERG…

Objects stick together and travel in the same direction... GREATE…

Projectiles

Seperate x and y components

Elastic Collisions

Objects bounce off of eachother in opposite directions... KINETIC…

Equation for average speed

Equation for acceleration

Net force equation

Uniform circular motion

D/t or (2piR)/T

V^2/r or (4pi^2*r)/T^2

M

**a or (m**v^2)/r or (m*4pi^2r)/T^2Motion of an object in a circle with a constant or uniform spe…

Equation for average speed

D/t or (2piR)/T

Equation for acceleration

V^2/r or (4pi^2*r)/T^2