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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. Elec…

a quantity with magnitude and direction eg. velocity

Measurement and uncertainties---UNIT 1

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scalar

a quantity with magnitude only eg. length

Fundamental Units

Derived Units

Accuracy

Precision

seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, seco…

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combin…

An indication of how close a measurement is to the accepted va…

An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…

Fundamental Units

seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, seco…

Derived Units

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combin…

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. Elec…

a quantity with magnitude and direction eg. velocity

Measurement and uncertainties---UNIT 1

...

scalar

a quantity with magnitude only eg. length

coherance

diffraction

refractive index

Simple harmonic motion

waves are coherent when: constant phase difference between the…

spreading of waves as they pass through an aperture or opening…

speed of light in a vacuum/ speed of light in a given medium

1- fixed equilibrium point.... 2- acceleration of system is propo…

coherance

waves are coherent when: constant phase difference between the…

diffraction

spreading of waves as they pass through an aperture or opening…

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. Elec…

a quantity with magnitude and direction eg. velocity

Measurement and uncertainties---UNIT 1

...

scalar

a quantity with magnitude only eg. length

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. Elec…

a quantity with magnitude and direction eg. velocity

Measurement and uncertainties---UNIT 1

...

scalar

a quantity with magnitude only eg. length

amplitude (oscillations)

displacement (oscillations)

frequency (oscillations)

period (oscillations)

max displacement

vector of distance (in a certain direction)

number of oscillations per unit time

time for one oscillation

amplitude (oscillations)

max displacement

displacement (oscillations)

vector of distance (in a certain direction)

amplitude (oscillations)

displacement (oscillations)

frequency (oscillations)

period (oscillations)

max displacement

vector of distance (in a certain direction)

number of oscillations per unit time

time for one oscillation

amplitude (oscillations)

max displacement

displacement (oscillations)

vector of distance (in a certain direction)

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. Elec…

a quantity with magnitude and direction eg. velocity

Measurement and uncertainties---UNIT 1

...

scalar

a quantity with magnitude only eg. length

absolute uncertainty

absolute zero/temperature

absorption spectra

acceleration

a direct statement of the confidence limits of a reading

the extrapolated temperature at which the pressure and volume…

the resulting spectrum when a continuous spectrum of light is…

a vector quantity for the rate of change of velocity in a part…

absolute uncertainty

a direct statement of the confidence limits of a reading

absolute zero/temperature

the extrapolated temperature at which the pressure and volume…

Displacement

Velocity

Speed

Acceleration

Length and direction of a line drawn to the particle from the…

Rate of change of position with time

Rate of distance travelled along a path

Rate of change of velocity with time

Displacement

Length and direction of a line drawn to the particle from the…

Velocity

Rate of change of position with time

A cappella

Acciaccatura

Added-note chord

Aeolian mode

Singing without instrumental accompaniment

A very short ornamental note played just before the principal…

A chord which includes one or more non-standard notes, such as…

A scale of seven tones with the same arrangement as the natura…

A cappella

Singing without instrumental accompaniment

Acciaccatura

A very short ornamental note played just before the principal…

1- Fundamental Units

1- Derived Units

1- Accuracy

1- Precision

seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, seco…

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combin…

An indication of how close a measurement is to the accepted va…

An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…

1- Fundamental Units

seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, seco…

1- Derived Units

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combin…

Displacement

Velocity

Speed

Acceleration

Position of an object relative to its starting position.

Rate of change of displacement.

Rate of change of distance.

Rate of change of velocity.

Displacement

Position of an object relative to its starting position.

Velocity

Rate of change of displacement.

Newton's second law equation

Newton's 3rd Law

Translation

Rotation

F = m * A

When two bodies A and B interact, the force that A exerts on B…

The motion of an object when it's center of mass moves to a ne…

The motion of an object the object spins on it's own center of…

Newton's second law equation

F = m * A

Newton's 3rd Law

When two bodies A and B interact, the force that A exerts on B…

Define

Label

Draw

List

Give the precise meaning if a word, phrase, concept or physica…

Add labels to a diagram.

Represent by means of a labeled, accurate diagram or graph, us…

Give a sequence of brief answers with no explanation.

Define

Give the precise meaning if a word, phrase, concept or physica…

Label

Add labels to a diagram.

Thermal Energy ( Heat ) (Q)

Mole

Molar Mass

Avogadro constant

Energy transferred between two substances in... thermal contact d…

An amount of a substance that contains the same number of atom…

The mass of one mole of a substance

The number of atoms in 0.012 kg of 12C ( = 6.02 x 1023).

Thermal Energy ( Heat ) (Q)

Energy transferred between two substances in... thermal contact d…

Mole

An amount of a substance that contains the same number of atom…

1- Fundamental Units

1- Derived Units

1- Accuracy

1- Precision

seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, seco…

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combin…

An indication of how close a measurement is to the accepted va…

An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…

1- Fundamental Units

seven basic units of the SI measurement system: kilogram, seco…

1- Derived Units

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combin…

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

Coulomb's law

Current

Electric field

electric potential

F=k (Q₁Q₂/r²)... electric force between two point charges. ... also…

charge per unit time passing through cross-sectional area.

electric force per unit charge experienced by positive test ch…

V=k(Q/r)... work per unit charge in bringing test charge from inf…

Coulomb's law

F=k (Q₁Q₂/r²)... electric force between two point charges. ... also…

Current

charge per unit time passing through cross-sectional area.

Aggregate Demand

Allocative efficiency

Business Cycle

Circular Flow Model

The total value of all goods and services demanded in the econ…

Occurs at equilibrium. CS and PS are maximised.

Describes the fluctuations in economic activity in a country o…

A macroeconomic model that explains how economic activity and…

Aggregate Demand

The total value of all goods and services demanded in the econ…

Allocative efficiency

Occurs at equilibrium. CS and PS are maximised.

State the equation relating energy, mas…

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, mas…

Define nuclear binding energy

The energy required to assemble / separate a nucleus from its…

Displacement

Velocity

Speed

Acceleration

Position of an object relative to its starting position.

Rate of change of displacement.

Rate of change of distance.

Rate of change of velocity.

Displacement

Position of an object relative to its starting position.

Velocity

Rate of change of displacement.