# Study sets matching "phys"

Waves

Amplitude

Wavelength

Frequency

Transfer energy in the direction they are traveling

The maximum displacement of a point on the wave from this undi…

The distance between the same point on two adjacent waves (bet…

Is the number of complete waves passing a certain point per se…

Waves

Transfer energy in the direction they are traveling

Amplitude

The maximum displacement of a point on the wave from this undi…

Galileo Galilei

Thomas Young

Christian Doppler

Lord Kelvin

-Father of physics... -Considered priesthood

-Learned 12 different languages by the age of 14... -Proposed tha…

-Frequency of waves depend on the observer... -Parents were unsur…

-Developed temperature scale... -Brewed beer

Galileo Galilei

-Father of physics... -Considered priesthood

Thomas Young

-Learned 12 different languages by the age of 14... -Proposed tha…

Acceleration

Balanced Force

Friction

Newton

The rate of change in velocity. Can be a change in direction,…

Two forces in opposite directions. Net force is zero and the m…

The force between objects that resists motion - always slows d…

A measurement of force

Acceleration

The rate of change in velocity. Can be a change in direction,…

Balanced Force

Two forces in opposite directions. Net force is zero and the m…

Newton Unit

Force

Motion

Interacting

A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleratio…

A push or a pull

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another

Newton Unit

A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleratio…

Force

A push or a pull

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Force

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Speed in a given direction

the rate at which velocity changes

A push or a pull

Speed

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Velocity

Speed in a given direction

Newton Unit

Force

Motion

Interacting

A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleratio…

A push or a pull

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another

Newton Unit

A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleratio…

Force

A push or a pull

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Force

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Speed in a given direction

the rate at which velocity changes

A push or a pull

Speed

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Velocity

Speed in a given direction

Force

Interaction

Component

System

A push or a pull in a specific direction

When two objects affect each other in some way

One part of a group of objects that, together, form a complete…

A collection of components that interact with each other

Force

A push or a pull in a specific direction

Interaction

When two objects affect each other in some way

Force

Newtons (N)

Applied Force

Normal Force (perpendicular)

A push or a pull.

Units used to measure Force.

A push or pull on an object.

A support force exerted on an object resting on a solid surfac…

Force

A push or a pull.

Newtons (N)

Units used to measure Force.

Vector

Velocity

Pitch

Frequency

A quantity with both magniude and direction

How fast an object moves in a particular direction, the displa…

How high or low a sound is

How many cycles per second a wave goes

Vector

A quantity with both magniude and direction

Velocity

How fast an object moves in a particular direction, the displa…

The Equation For Gravity

Scary Monster: Running Away Getting Fas…

Scary Monster: Running Away Getting Slo…

Scary Monster: Running Towards Getting…

Gravity = m * 9.8 meters per second squared

Positive Acceleration

Negative Acceleration

Negative Acceleration

The Equation For Gravity

Gravity = m * 9.8 meters per second squared

Scary Monster: Running Away Getting Fas…

Positive Acceleration

JJ Thompson

Ernest Rutherford

Atomic Spectrum

Niels Bohr

Plum Pudding Model; discovered the positive part of the atom

Gold Foil Experiment; he revealed the nucleus in the atom and…

elements each give off a certain unique light source and they…

the Bohr model (with protons and neutrons); it was surrounded…

JJ Thompson

Plum Pudding Model; discovered the positive part of the atom

Ernest Rutherford

Gold Foil Experiment; he revealed the nucleus in the atom and…

first

second

third

force

Newton's law that states on object at rest tends to stay at re…

Newtons law that states the force acting on an object is equal…

Newtons law that states for every action force, there is an eq…

the pushing or pulling action of one object upon another

first

Newton's law that states on object at rest tends to stay at re…

second

Newtons law that states the force acting on an object is equal…

x-axis

y-axis

Slope-Intercept Form

slope of a line

The horizontal axis of the coordinate plane.

The vertical axis of the coordinate plane.

y = mx + b where "m" is the slope and "b" is y-intercept

rise/run change in y/change in x

x-axis

The horizontal axis of the coordinate plane.

y-axis

The vertical axis of the coordinate plane.

weight

mass

weight=

objects are stable if

force a body exerts due to the pull of gravity

the measure of the amount of material in a body

mass x velocity

lower com... large surface area

weight

force a body exerts due to the pull of gravity

mass

the measure of the amount of material in a body

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Force

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Speed in a given direction

the rate at which velocity changes

A push or a pull

Speed

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Velocity

Speed in a given direction

Electrostatics

Electrostatics... The Principle of Superpo…

Electrostatics... Electric Potential

Electrostatics... Electrical Potential Ene…

The study of stationary electric charges or fields as opposed…

The net electric force on a charge (q) due to a collection of…

k = Q/r ... Q= point source charge... r = distance from Q ... Positiv…

Symbol: U, Units: J or 1 eV = 1.6x10^-19 J,... Energy due to pos…

Electrostatics

The study of stationary electric charges or fields as opposed…

Electrostatics... The Principle of Superpo…

The net electric force on a charge (q) due to a collection of…

When a electric charge builds up on the…

Static charge is built up when two insu…

Ohms

Potential Difference

What is static electricity?

How is static electricity formed?

What is resistance measured in?

What does the size of a current flowing depend on?

When a electric charge builds up on the…

What is static electricity?

Static charge is built up when two insu…

How is static electricity formed?