#### Study sets matching "conceptual physics"

#### Study sets matching "conceptual physics"

boiling

condensation

equilibrium

evaporation

The change of phase from liquid to gas that occurs beneath th…

The change of phase of a gas to a liquid; the opposite of eva…

In general, a state of balance. Examples: The state of a body…

The change of phase from liquid to gas that takes place at th…

boiling

The change of phase from liquid to gas that occurs beneath th…

condensation

The change of phase of a gas to a liquid; the opposite of eva…

Additive Primary Colors

Complementary Colors

Line Spectrum

Pigment

Red, blue, and green light. These colors when added together…

Two colors of light beams that when added together appear whi…

Pattern of distinct lines of close, corresponding to particul…

A material that selectively absorbs colored light.

Additive Primary Colors

Red, blue, and green light. These colors when added together…

Complementary Colors

Two colors of light beams that when added together appear whi…

Motion

Frame of Reference

Speed

Speed formula

A change in positive relative to a frame of reference

A point or object from which motion is determined. Ex: the ea…

The rate of change in motion

S= d/t

Motion

A change in positive relative to a frame of reference

Frame of Reference

A point or object from which motion is determined. Ex: the ea…

scientific method

scientific method steps

conversion units we use

metric system

process of experimentation used to answer questions

1) observation... 2) problem... 3) hypothesis... 4) materials... 5) proce…

from SI to English (and vice versa)

-kilo... -hecto... -deka... -deci... -centi... -milli

scientific method

process of experimentation used to answer questions

scientific method steps

1) observation... 2) problem... 3) hypothesis... 4) materials... 5) proce…

Boiling

Condensation

Equilibrium

Evaporation

The change of phase from liquid to gas that occurs beneath th…

The change of phase of a gas into a liquid

A state of balance, the state of a body which no net torque a…

The change of phase from liquid to gas that takes place at th…

Boiling

The change of phase from liquid to gas that occurs beneath th…

Condensation

The change of phase of a gas into a liquid

Breeder reactor

Chain Reaction

Critical mass

Nuclear fission

A nuclear fission reactor that not only produces power but pr…

A self-sustaining reaction in which one reaction event stimul…

The minimum mass of fissionable material in a nuclear reactor…

The splitting of an atomic nucleus, particularly that of a he…

Breeder reactor

A nuclear fission reactor that not only produces power but pr…

Chain Reaction

A self-sustaining reaction in which one reaction event stimul…

Center of gravity

Center of mass

Neutral equilibrium

Stable equilibrium

Point at the center of an objects weight distribution, where…

Point at the center of an object's _____ where all its ____ c…

The state of an object balanced so that any small movement ne…

The state of an object balanced so that any small displacemen…

Center of gravity

Point at the center of an objects weight distribution, where…

Center of mass

Point at the center of an object's _____ where all its ____ c…

Apogee

ellipse

Escape speed

Focus (foci)

The point in a satellites elliptical orbit farthest from the…

An oval shaped curve that is the path of a point that move su…

The minimum speed necessary for an object to _____ permanentl…

For an ellipse, one of the two points for which the sum of th…

Apogee

The point in a satellites elliptical orbit farthest from the…

ellipse

An oval shaped curve that is the path of a point that move su…

Capacitor

Electric Field

Electric Potential

Electric Potential Energy

A device used to store charge in a circuit.

A force field that fills the space around every electric char…

Electrical potential energy per coulomb at a location in an e…

Energy a charge has due to its location in an electric field.

Capacitor

A device used to store charge in a circuit.

Electric Field

A force field that fills the space around every electric char…

Aneroid barometer

Barometer

Bernoulli's Principle

Boyle's law

An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure; based on…

An instrument used to measure the pressure of the atmosphere

The statement that the pressure in a fluid decreases as the s…

For a constant number of molecules of gas at constant tempera…

Aneroid barometer

An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure; based on…

Barometer

An instrument used to measure the pressure of the atmosphere

Hydrogen

three

plentiful in the universe

9

Which of the following is an element?... Carbon dioxide... Hydrog…

The number of atoms in a common water molecule is _______.... o…

Dark matter is considered to be _______.... at the center of al…

How many atoms are in a molecule of ethanol, C2H6O?

Hydrogen

Which of the following is an element?... Carbon dioxide... Hydrog…

three

The number of atoms in a common water molecule is _______.... o…

Archimedes principle

Buoyancy

Buoyant force

Displacement

The relationship between boyancy and displaced fluid: an imme…

The apparent loss of weight of an object immersed or submerge…

The net upward force exerted by a fluid on a submerged or imm…

Term applied to the fluid that is moved out of the way when a…

Archimedes principle

The relationship between boyancy and displaced fluid: an imme…

Buoyancy

The apparent loss of weight of an object immersed or submerge…

Spectrum

White Light

Pigment

Additive Primary Colors

The spread of colors that Newton formed with white light and…

A combination of all the colors.

The material in the glass that selectively absorbs colored li…

The three colors that produce theh highest number of differen…

Spectrum

The spread of colors that Newton formed with white light and…

White Light

A combination of all the colors.

component

projectile

resolution

resultant

One of the vectors, often mutually perpendicular, whose sum i…

Any object that moves through the air or through space, acted…

the process of resolving a vector into components

the vector sum of two or more component vectors

component

One of the vectors, often mutually perpendicular, whose sum i…

projectile

Any object that moves through the air or through space, acted…

A variable that remains unchanged thro…

If the net force acting on a moving ob…

If the x axis of a graph is zero the a…

The slope of a speed versus time graph…

Control Variable

Continue in the same direction with no change of speed

Distance

Acceleration

A variable that remains unchanged thro…

Control Variable

If the net force acting on a moving ob…

Continue in the same direction with no change of speed

circuit

in parallel

in series

parallel circuit

any complete path along which charge can flow

term applied to portions of an electric circuit that are conn…

term applied to portions of an electric circuit that are conn…

an electric circuit in which devices are connected to the sam…

circuit

any complete path along which charge can flow

in parallel

term applied to portions of an electric circuit that are conn…

steel

twice as much

neutral layer

catenary

Which of these is most elastic?... Air... Steel... Water... Putty

According to Hooke's law, if you double the force when stretc…

When a tree branch is bent, the region in the center of the b…

The name given to the shape of a sagging rope supported at it…

steel

Which of these is most elastic?... Air... Steel... Water... Putty

twice as much

According to Hooke's law, if you double the force when stretc…

First Postulate Of Special Relativity

Second Postulate Of Special Relativity

Space-Time

Special Theory of Relativity

All the laws of nature are the same in all uniformly moving r…

The speed of light in empty space always has the same value r…

A combination of space and time, which are viewed in special…

The theory, introduced in 1905 by Albert Einstein, that descr…

First Postulate Of Special Relativity

All the laws of nature are the same in all uniformly moving r…

Second Postulate Of Special Relativity

The speed of light in empty space always has the same value r…