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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

...

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

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)

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…

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.

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

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.

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…

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…

Random kinetic energy

Fusion

Evaporation

Thermometric property

Particles in matter are in motion. They may be moving at any s…

the process or result of joining two or more things together t…

The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas

Is a physical property of matter that changes predictably with…

Random kinetic energy

Particles in matter are in motion. They may be moving at any s…

Fusion

the process or result of joining two or more things together t…

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…

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…

Describe the photoelectric effect

State three observations of photoelectr…

What is the work function of a metal su…

Define threshold frequency.

The effect whereby if light is shone onto a metal surface, ele…

1) Electrons are only emitted if the light is above a certain…

The minimum energy required to emit an electron from a metal s…

Minimum frequency of radiation required to release an electron…

Describe the photoelectric effect

The effect whereby if light is shone onto a metal surface, ele…

State three observations of photoelectr…

1) Electrons are only emitted if the light is above a certain…

Appoggiatura

Anacrusis

Anapestic rhythm

Answer

An ornamental note that falls on the beat as a dissonance and…

An unaccented note or group of notes prior to the first full b…

Rhythm based on two short notes followed by a longer one (eg s…

In a fugue, the repeat of the subject by a second voice, usual…

Appoggiatura

An ornamental note that falls on the beat as a dissonance and…

Anacrusis

An unaccented note or group of notes prior to the first full b…

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.

Describe the photoelectric effect

State three observations of photoelectr…

What is the work function of a metal su…

Define threshold frequency.

The effect whereby if light is shone onto a metal surface, ele…

1) Electrons are only emitted if the light is above a certain…

The minimum energy required to emit an electron from a metal s…

Minimum frequency of radiation required to release an electron…

Describe the photoelectric effect

The effect whereby if light is shone onto a metal surface, ele…

State three observations of photoelectr…

1) Electrons are only emitted if the light is above a certain…

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…