# Study sets matching "physics ib 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. 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

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…

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

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…

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

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.

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

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…

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.

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…

Abiotic factor

Biochemical oxygen demand

Biodegradable

Biomass

A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism o…

A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…

Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…

The mass of organic material in organisms or ecosystems, usual…

Abiotic factor

A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism o…

Biochemical oxygen demand

A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…

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…

Above the line promotion

Abraham Maslow

Absorption cost pricing

Absorption costing

Promotion that is carried out through independent media that e…

A theorist who classified the needs of employees of a firm int…

"A good is priced according to the proportion of direct and in…

"A method of costing where all the fixed costs (overheads) gen…

Above the line promotion

Promotion that is carried out through independent media that e…

Abraham Maslow

A theorist who classified the needs of employees of a firm int…

Equation relating the current, charge a…

Equations relating voltage, current and…

Equation relating resistance, resistivi…

Equation relating power, current and vo…

Equation relating the current, charge a…

Equations relating voltage, current and…

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…

1. Fundamental Units

2. Derived Units

3. Accuracy

4. 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…

2. 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.

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…

3. Accuracy

4. Precision

5. Random Uncertainty

6. Systematic Error

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

An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…

An uncertainty produced by unknown and unpredictable variation…

An error associated with a particular instrument or experiment…

3. Accuracy

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

4. Precision

An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…

vector

scalar

magnitude

physical quantity

A vector is a physical quantity that has direction and magnitu…

A scalar is a physical quantity that only has magnitude.

Magnitude means size or the number.

A physical quantity is something that can be measured, for exa…

vector

A vector is a physical quantity that has direction and magnitu…

scalar

A scalar is a physical quantity that only has magnitude.

bandwagon effect

antithesis

anaphora

analogy

when people do something primarily because the majority is doi…

opposite; contrast; the placing of a sentence or one of its pa…

The repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of subsequ…

a similarity between like features of two things, on which a c…

bandwagon effect

when people do something primarily because the majority is doi…

antithesis

opposite; contrast; the placing of a sentence or one of its pa…