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IB Physics - Circuit Symbols
switch
cell
ac supply
voltmeter
switch
cell
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IB Physics SL Vocabulary
1- Fundamental Units
1- Derived Units
1- Accuracy
1- Precision
seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…
An indication of how close a measurement is to the accepted v…
An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…
1- Fundamental Units
seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
1- Derived Units
units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…
30 terms
IB Physics Topic 2
Newton's second law equation
Newton's 3rd Law
Translation
Rotation
F = m * A
When a force acts on a body an equal and opposite force acts…
The motion of an object when it's center of mass moves to a n…
The motion of an object the object spins on it's own center o…
Newton's second law equation
F = m * A
Newton's 3rd Law
When a force acts on a body an equal and opposite force acts…
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IB physics Unit 4
Example of Oscillation
Amplitude (x0)
Time period
Frequency
A swing
The maximum displacement from the equilibrium position
Time needed complete one full cycle
Number of oscillations produced per second.
Example of Oscillation
A swing
Amplitude (x0)
The maximum displacement from the equilibrium position
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IB Physics Vocabulary Flashcards
1- Fundamental Units
1- Derived Units
1- Accuracy
1- Precision
seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…
An indication of how close a measurement is to the accepted v…
An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…
1- Fundamental Units
seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
1- Derived Units
units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…
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DCB IB Physics Topic 3
Equation relating thermal energy, mass…
Equation relating thermal energy, mass…
Equation relating pressure, force and…
Define specific heat capacity
the energy required to change the temperature (of a substance…
Equation relating thermal energy, mass…
Equation relating thermal energy, mass…
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IB Physics Topic 5
Equation relating the current, charge…
Equations relating voltage, current an…
Equation relating resistance, resistiv…
Equation relating power, current and v…
Equation relating the current, charge…
Equations relating voltage, current an…
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DCB IB Physics Topic 5
Equation relating the change in potent…
Equation relating the current, charge…
Equations relating voltage, current an…
Equation relating resistance, resistiv…
Equation relating the change in potent…
Equation relating the current, charge…
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IB Physics SL Definitions
Precision
Accuracy
Random Errors
Systematic Errors
A measurement is said to be precise if it has little random e…
A measurement is said to be accurate if it has little systema…
A random error, is an error which affects a reading at random.
A systematic error, is an error which occurs at each reading.
Precision
A measurement is said to be precise if it has little random e…
Accuracy
A measurement is said to be accurate if it has little systema…
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DCB IB Physics Topic 6
The equation relating force, mass and…
The equation relating force, charge an…
The equation relating gravitational fi…
The equation relating electric field s…
The equation relating force, mass and…
The equation relating force, charge an…
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IB Physics: Topic 7 - Atomic & Nuclear Physics
State the equation relating energy, ma…
Define nuclear binding energy
Define Unified mass unit
Define mass defect
The energy required to assemble / separate a nucleus from its…
1/12th the mass of a carbon-12 nucleus
Difference between mass of nucleus... and total mass of separate…
State the equation relating energy, ma…
Define nuclear binding energy
The energy required to assemble / separate a nucleus from its…
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DCB IB Physics Topic 2
Equation of motion relating displaceme…
Equation of motion relating displaceme…
Equation of motion relating initial an…
Equation of motion relating initial an…
Equation of motion relating displaceme…
Equation of motion relating displaceme…
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DCB IB Physics Topic 4
Equation relating angular frequency an…
Equations describing the change in the…
Equation relating the velocity of a SH…
Equation describing the kinetic energy…
Equation relating angular frequency an…
Equations describing the change in the…
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IB Physics
thermal equilibrium
temperature
absolute temperature
interal energy
state of same temperature
scalar quantity, measured in Celsius/kelvin
zero kelvin at absolute zero (temp at which all matter has mi…
the total of the potential energy and the random KE of all of…
thermal equilibrium
state of same temperature
temperature
scalar quantity, measured in Celsius/kelvin
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IB Physics: Topic 7 - Atomic & Nuclear Physics
State the equation relating energy, ma…
Define nuclear binding energy
Define Unified mass unit
Define mass defect
The energy required to assemble / separate a nucleus from its…
1/12th the mass of a carbon-12 nucleus
Difference between mass of nucleus... and total mass of separate…
State the equation relating energy, ma…
Define nuclear binding energy
The energy required to assemble / separate a nucleus from its…
253 terms
IB physics vocab and definitions
1. Fundamental Units
2. Derived Units
3. Accuracy
4. Precision
seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…
An indication of how close a measurement is to the accepted v…
An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…
1. Fundamental Units
seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
2. Derived Units
units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…
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IB Physics Laws and definitions
PRECISION
What are the S.I. fundamental units?
ACCURACY
PROPORTIONAL
the closeness of all the results agreeing with one another
kilogram, metre, second, ampere, mole, Kelvin
how close the results appear to be to the true or accepted va…
When two quantities plotted on a graph produce a straight lin…
PRECISION
the closeness of all the results agreeing with one another
What are the S.I. fundamental units?
kilogram, metre, second, ampere, mole, Kelvin
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IB Physics SL
What are the S.I. fundamental units?
PRECISION
ACCURACY
PROPORTIONAL
kilogram, metre, second, ampere, mole, Kelvin
the closeness of all the results agreeing with one another
how close the results appear to be to the true or accepted va…
When two quantities plotted on a graph produce a straight lin…
What are the S.I. fundamental units?
kilogram, metre, second, ampere, mole, Kelvin
PRECISION
the closeness of all the results agreeing with one another
48 terms
IB Physics
Fundamental units
Distance
Displacement
Acceleration
Kelvin, meters, second, kilogram, mole, ampere
Total path length
Difference in position
Rate of change of velocity
Fundamental units
Kelvin, meters, second, kilogram, mole, ampere
Distance
Total path length
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IB Physics SL - Mechanics
Vector
Scalar
Average velocity
Average speed
A quantity that has magnitude and direction.
A quantity that has magnitude only.
A vector quantity calculated using displacement per unit of t…
A scalar quantity calculated using distance per unit of time…
Vector
A quantity that has magnitude and direction.
Scalar
A quantity that has magnitude only.
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IB Physics Topic 8
Degraded Energy
Efficiency
Energy Density
Non-Renewable Energy Sources
In any process that involves energy transformations, the ener…
Approximate overall energy efficiencies for different types o…
Energy density is defined as the energy liberated per unit ma…
Those energy sources that can be used up and eventually run out
Degraded Energy
In any process that involves energy transformations, the ener…
Efficiency
Approximate overall energy efficiencies for different types o…
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IB Physics Definitions HL
Vector
Scalar
Force
Newton's I Law
Quantities with magnitude & direction
Quantities with just magnitude
A push or a pull (Tension, Normal, Gravitational Force, Frict…
A body will remain at rest or moving with constant velocity u…
Vector
Quantities with magnitude & direction
Scalar
Quantities with just magnitude
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AP/IB Physics terms
pico-
nano-
micro-
milli-
10^-12 ; p
10^-9 ; n
10^-6 ; µ
10^-3 ; m
pico-
10^-12 ; p
nano-
10^-9 ; n
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IB Physics
Superposition
Polariser
Reflection
Refraction
When two or more waves of the same type arrive at a given poi…
A sheet of material with a molecular structure that only allo…
The angle of incidence i (angle between the ray and the norma…
The travel of light from one medium into another where it has…
Superposition
When two or more waves of the same type arrive at a given poi…
Polariser
A sheet of material with a molecular structure that only allo…
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IB Physics: Topic 1
Order of magnitude
Quantity
Systematic error (uncertainty)
Random uncertainty (error)
The power of magnitude of a value is the order of 10 when the…
something that can be expressed in a magnitude (value) with a…
An error that occurs on all measurements
An unpredictable and largely uncontrollable uncertainty, whic…
Order of magnitude
The power of magnitude of a value is the order of 10 when the…
Quantity
something that can be expressed in a magnitude (value) with a…
IB Physics Exam Definitions
Uncertainty
Systematic Error
Random Error
Accuracy
A bias or flaw in perception when using a measurement instrum…
Errors that consistently throw measurements off in the same w…
Errors that affect the reading at random
Hitting the center or expected spot, when systematic error is…
Uncertainty
A bias or flaw in perception when using a measurement instrum…
Systematic Error
Errors that consistently throw measurements off in the same w…
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IB HL Physics
absolute uncertainty
absolute zero
absorption spectra
acceleration of free fall
a quantity giving the extremes a measured value falls within
the temperature at which all random motion of molecules stops
the set of wavelengths of photons absorbed by a substance
the acceleration due to the pull of the Earth on a body
absolute uncertainty
a quantity giving the extremes a measured value falls within
absolute zero
the temperature at which all random motion of molecules stops
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IB Physics HL Glossary
Measurement and uncertainties---UNIT 1
scalar
Fundmental units in SI system
Vector
...
a quantity with magnitude only eg. length
1. Length-metre-m... 2. Mass-kilogram-kg... 3. Time-second-s... 4. Ele…
a quantity with magnitude and direction eg. velocity
Measurement and uncertainties---UNIT 1
...
scalar
a quantity with magnitude only eg. length
IB Physics SL Definitions
Random Errors
Systematic Errors
Precision
Accuracy
A random error, is an error which affects a reading at random…
A systematic error, is an error which occurs at each reading.…
A measurement is said to be precise if it has little random e…
A measurement is said to be accurate if it has little systema…
Random Errors
A random error, is an error which affects a reading at random…
Systematic Errors
A systematic error, is an error which occurs at each reading.…
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IB Physics
displacement
velocity
speed
acceleration
distance traveled in a particular direction from a specified…
the displacement of an object over time
the distance traveled by an object over time
change in velocity per unit time
displacement
distance traveled in a particular direction from a specified…
velocity
the displacement of an object over time
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IB Physics: Relativity
Frame of Reference
Galilean Transformation
Inertial Frame of Reference
Special Theory of Relativity
A coordinate system in which measurements of position and tim…
Transforming from one inertial frame to another moving at con…
A frame of reference that is not accelerating but is at rest…
Two postulates: ... 1) The laws of physics are the same in all i…
Frame of Reference
A coordinate system in which measurements of position and tim…
Galilean Transformation
Transforming from one inertial frame to another moving at con…
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Physics IB
Absolute Temperature
Internal Energy
Specific Heat Capacity
Specific Latent Heat
0K, the temperature at which all matter has minimum KE and 27…
Total of potential energy and random kinetic energy of all pa…
Energy required to raise 1kg of a substance by 1K
Energy required to achieve a phase change
Absolute Temperature
0K, the temperature at which all matter has minimum KE and 27…
Internal Energy
Total of potential energy and random kinetic energy of all pa…
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IB Physics
absolute uncertainty
accuracy
derived unit
error bar
Absolute uncertainty is a direct statement of the confidence…
An accurate reading is one with a small systematic error, i.e…
A unit that is defined in terms of fundamental units, e.g. m…
An error bar on a graph indicates the absolute uncertainty as…
absolute uncertainty
Absolute uncertainty is a direct statement of the confidence…
accuracy
An accurate reading is one with a small systematic error, i.e…
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IB Physics: Topic 5 - Electric Circuits
Equation relating the electron volts t…
Equation relating the current, charge…
Equation relating resistance, voltage…
Equation relating resistance, resistiv…
Equation relating the electron volts t…
Equation relating the current, charge…
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IB Physics
SUVAT (v₀ v t s)
SUVAT ( v₀ t a s)
SUVAT (s v t a )
SUVAT (v v₀ a t)
∆s = ½(V₀+V)t
∆s = v₀ t + ½ at²
∆s = vt -½at²
v= v₀ +at
SUVAT (v₀ v t s)
∆s = ½(V₀+V)t
SUVAT ( v₀ t a s)
∆s = v₀ t + ½ at²
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IB Physics Topic 11
Formula for the emf induced in a strai…
Define magnetic flux
Define magnetic flux linkage
State faraday's law
Blv
magnetic flux density normal to the area x cross-sectional area
A magnetic field going through multiple coils of wire.. This…
The induced EMF into a circuit is proportional to the rate of…
Formula for the emf induced in a strai…
Blv
Define magnetic flux
magnetic flux density normal to the area x cross-sectional area
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IB physics
1.2
random error
systematic error
adding or subtracting errors
...
different every time you measure something
same every time you do something
you just add
1.2
...
random error
different every time you measure something
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IB Physics
Fundamental Units
Derived Units
Significant Figure Rules
Order of Magnitude
Base units for all our physical measurements.... They are the me…
Based on the fundamental units. Examples include volume and d…
Final answer should not have more sig figs than that of the l…
Distance (m):... 10^26 = Radius of the universe... 10^-15 = Diamete…
Fundamental Units
Base units for all our physical measurements.... They are the me…
Derived Units
Based on the fundamental units. Examples include volume and d…
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IB Physics Vocab
Fundamental units
Derived units
Precision
Accuracy
seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
Combinations of SI base units
Exact in measuring, recording, etc.
A description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
Fundamental units
seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
Derived units
Combinations of SI base units
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IB physics
Mass defect
Isotope
Radioactive decay ( Half life)
Binding energy
Difference in mass between mass of nucleus and mass of separa…
Same number of protons in the nucleus but different number of…
The time taken for half of the total number of nuclei to decay
Energy required to assemble a nucleus or to separate a nucleu…
Mass defect
Difference in mass between mass of nucleus and mass of separa…
Isotope
Same number of protons in the nucleus but different number of…
29 terms
IB Physics: Topic 6 - Fields
The equation relating force, mass and…
The equation relating force, charge an…
The equation relating gravitational fi…
The equation relating electric field s…
The equation relating force, mass and…
The equation relating force, charge an…
72 terms
IB Physics
displacement
velocity
speed
acceleration
distance traveled in a particular direction from a specified…
the displacement of an object over time
the distance traveled by an object over time
change in velocity per unit time
displacement
distance traveled in a particular direction from a specified…
velocity
the displacement of an object over time
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IB Physics
Motion is repetitive
Period
Simple harmonic motion
Displacement
Periodic
Time taken to complete one full oscillation
The period and amplitude are constant the period is independe…
a = (-k/m)x
Motion is repetitive
Periodic
Period
Time taken to complete one full oscillation
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IB Physics Chapter 1
Standard
What is the unified atomic mass unit?
Conversional factor
Physics
A fixed quantity that is used by everyone... - easy to duplicate…
It is the u or amu; used when dealing with atoms or molecules
A multiplication factor that converts one unit of measurement…
The study of matter and energy and the relationships between…
Standard
A fixed quantity that is used by everyone... - easy to duplicate…
What is the unified atomic mass unit?
It is the u or amu; used when dealing with atoms or molecules
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Physics IB
Size of Universe
Total mass of Universe
Mass of an atom
Diameter of a Nucleus
10^25m
10^50kg
10^-10kg
10^-15m
Size of Universe
10^25m
Total mass of Universe
10^50kg
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IB Physics
Average Velocity
Average Speed
Position
Distance
Displacement/ Time
Distance/ Time
Where the object is at one particular moment
How far the object has travelled in total
Average Velocity
Displacement/ Time
Average Speed
Distance/ Time
84 terms
IB Physics
Position
Distance
Displacement
Magnitude
An object's location relative to the origin of a particular f…
The change in an object's position without regard for direction
The change in position of an object with regard for direction
The value of a quantity without regard to direction
Position
An object's location relative to the origin of a particular f…
Distance
The change in an object's position without regard for direction
IB physics
Fundamental Unit
Derived Unit
Accuracy
Precision
Kilo, sec, mole, meter, amp, K, candela
Combination of fundamental units
Measure of correctness
Measure of exactness
Fundamental Unit
Kilo, sec, mole, meter, amp, K, candela
Derived Unit
Combination of fundamental units
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IB Physics - Physical Measurement
Fundamental units
Derived units
Accuracy
Precision
Seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
Units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…
An indication of how close a measurement is to the accepted v…
An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…
Fundamental units
Seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, sec…
Derived units
Units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…
94 terms
Physics Ib
Quantity
Scalar
Vector
Displacement
Is something that can be quantitalized, so something can be m…
Quantity which has only magnitude
Quantity which has magnitude and direction
The shortest possible distance (with direction) between initi…
Quantity
Is something that can be quantitalized, so something can be m…
Scalar
Quantity which has only magnitude
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