# Study sets matching "physics final exam"

Study sets

Diagrams

Classes

Users

Scalar Quantity

Vector Quantity

Vector

Distance

can be described by a single numeral and correct unit of measu…

-a quantity that has magnitude and direction... -described by sta…

-a numerical quantity that is represented with direction and m…

-the LENGTH of the path traveled by an object as it moves from…

Scalar Quantity

can be described by a single numeral and correct unit of measu…

Vector Quantity

-a quantity that has magnitude and direction... -described by sta…

1. Hooke's Law

2. Simple Harmonic Motion

3. Restoring Force

4. Pendulum

formula to measure spring force, spring constant, and/or displ…

a movement with objects that never ends once a force has been…

a force in simple harmonic motion that returns the object in m…

the object that has motion in pendulum problems

1. Hooke's Law

formula to measure spring force, spring constant, and/or displ…

2. Simple Harmonic Motion

a movement with objects that never ends once a force has been…

efficiency

energy

fulcrum

joule

the ratio of the useful work performed by a machine or in a pr…

the property of an object or a system that enables it to do wo…

the pivot point of a lever

the SI unit of work and of all other forms of energy

efficiency

the ratio of the useful work performed by a machine or in a pr…

energy

the property of an object or a system that enables it to do wo…

Force

Deceleration

Acceleration

Vector Quantity

A push or pull that causes a change in the motion of a particu…

The slowing down of an object (accelerating in the negative di…

The rate of change in velocity (vector quantity)... a = (final ve…

Something that has both magnitude (speed) AND direction

Force

A push or pull that causes a change in the motion of a particu…

Deceleration

The slowing down of an object (accelerating in the negative di…

motion

trajectory

four basic types of motion

motion diagram

the change of an objects position or orientation with time

the path along with which an object moves, can be straight or…

straight line, circular, rotational, projectile

shows an objects position at severally equally spaced instants…

motion

the change of an objects position or orientation with time

trajectory

the path along with which an object moves, can be straight or…

Scalar Quantity

Vector Quantity

Distance

Position

can be described by a single numeral and correct unit of measu…

-a quantity that has magnitude and direction... -described by sta…

-D ... -the LENGTH of the path traveled by an object as it moves…

- location of an object relative to a REFERENCE POINT... -x with…

Scalar Quantity

can be described by a single numeral and correct unit of measu…

Vector Quantity

-a quantity that has magnitude and direction... -described by sta…

Accuracy

Precision

Significant figures

Acceleration

A description of how close a measurement is to the true value…

The degree to which repeated measurements show the same result.

All the digits that can be known precisely in a measurement, p…

The rate at which velocity changes

Accuracy

A description of how close a measurement is to the true value…

Precision

The degree to which repeated measurements show the same result.

acceleration

speed

velocity

distance

Increase in the rate or speed of something or the rate of chan…

"How fast an object is moving"; the rate at which someone or s…

Speed and direction; the rate at which an object covers distan…

How "much ground an object has covered" during its motion; sca…

acceleration

Increase in the rate or speed of something or the rate of chan…

speed

"How fast an object is moving"; the rate at which someone or s…

Atom

Electrical Charges

Conservation of Charge

Conductors

Basic unit of matter that includes a nucleus (protons and neut…

Likes Repel... Opposites Attract

The law that states that charges are neither created nor destr…

materials that electric charge (electrons) can flow easily bec…

Atom

Basic unit of matter that includes a nucleus (protons and neut…

Electrical Charges

Likes Repel... Opposites Attract

domain

magnetic field

solenoid

alternating current

a microscopic magnetic region composed of a group of atoms who…

a region in which a magnetic force can be detected

a long, helically wound coil of insulated wire

an electric current that changes direction at regular intervals

domain

a microscopic magnetic region composed of a group of atoms who…

magnetic field

a region in which a magnetic force can be detected

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…

Scientific method

Problem (Observation)... Hypothesis... Experi…

Controlled experiment

Control

An orderly method for gaining, organizing, and applying new kn…

What are the 5 steps of the Scientific Method?

usually has a control group that is kept under normal conditio…

a group that is kept under normal conditions, used as a compar…

Scientific method

An orderly method for gaining, organizing, and applying new kn…

Problem (Observation)... Hypothesis... Experi…

What are the 5 steps of the Scientific Method?

Force

Net Force

Weight

Force of Friction

Anything that causes an object to move; push or pull

The total amount of force acting on an object.

How much an object weighs; describes how gravity pulls on a gi…

A retarding (slowing) force that acts on an object opposite th…

Force

Anything that causes an object to move; push or pull

Net Force

The total amount of force acting on an object.

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…

momentum

Power

Acceleration

lever arm

A quantity defined as the product of the mass and velocity of…

(physics) the rate of doing work

The rate at which velocity changes

perpendicular distance from the axis to the line of action or…

momentum

A quantity defined as the product of the mass and velocity of…

Power

(physics) the rate of doing work

Absolute zero

Acceleration

Gravity

Ammeter

The temperature at which no more energy can be removed from ma…

The rate at which velocity changes.

A force of attraction between objects that is due to their mas…

A device used to measure current in a circuit.

Absolute zero

The temperature at which no more energy can be removed from ma…

Acceleration

The rate at which velocity changes.

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…

The person has stopped traveling.

The person is traveling further away fr…

The person is traveling back to where t…

The car is accelerating rapidly.

What does the time distance graph show from ... B-C?

What does the time distance graph show from ... C -D?

What does the time distance graph show from ... E-F?

What does the velocity distance graph show at A?

The person has stopped traveling.

What does the time distance graph show from ... B-C?

The person is traveling further away fr…

What does the time distance graph show from ... C -D?