#### Study sets matching "physics ib glossary"

#### 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. Ele…

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, sec…

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…

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

An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…

Fundamental Units

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

Derived Units

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…

coherance

diffraction

refractive index

Simple harmonic motion

waves are coherent when: constant phase difference between th…

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

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

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

coherance

waves are coherent when: constant phase difference between th…

diffraction

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

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. Ele…

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 par…

absolute uncertainty

a direct statement of the confidence limits of a reading

absolute zero/temperature

the extrapolated temperature at which the pressure and volume…

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 c…

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

Coulomb's law

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

Current

charge per unit time passing through cross-sectional area.

energy density

enhanced greenhouse effect

entropy

escape speed

the energy liberated per unit mass of fuel consumed, measured…

an increase in the greenhouse effect caused by human activiti…

a system property that expresses the degree of disorder in th…

the speed that an object needs to have at the surface of a pl…

energy density

the energy liberated per unit mass of fuel consumed, measured…

enhanced greenhouse effect

an increase in the greenhouse effect caused by human activiti…

absolute uncertainty

absolute zero

absorption spectra

acceleration

a direct statement of the confidence limits of a reading

the extrapolated temperate at which the pressure and volume o…

the resulting spectrum when specific frequencies are preferen…

the rate of change of velocity in a particular r direction. v…

absolute uncertainty

a direct statement of the confidence limits of a reading

absolute zero

the extrapolated temperate at which the pressure and volume o…

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. Ele…

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 c…

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

Coulomb's law

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

Current

charge per unit time passing through cross-sectional area.

radioactive decay

radioactive half-life

random error

range of magnitude of distances

the spontaneous emission of ionizing radiations (alpha, beta,…

the time taken for the number of nuclei that are available to…

an error in experimental readings resulting from the readabil…

10³⁵

radioactive decay

the spontaneous emission of ionizing radiations (alpha, beta,…

radioactive half-life

the time taken for the number of nuclei that are available to…

longitudinal waves

magnitude of magnetic field

magnification

Malus' law

waves involving oscillations that are in the same direction a…

Ƒ = qvBsinθ or Ƒ = BILsinθ

the ratio of the length of the image on the CCD to the length…

the relationship between incident and transmitted intensities…

longitudinal waves

waves involving oscillations that are in the same direction a…

magnitude of magnetic field

Ƒ = qvBsinθ or Ƒ = BILsinθ

Define

Label

Draw

List

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

Add labels to a diagram.

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

Give a sequence of brief answers with no explanation.

Define

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

Label

Add labels to a diagram.

Thermal Energy ( Heat ) (Q)

Mole

Molar Mass

Avogadro constant

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

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

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…

Mole

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

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 eco…

Occurs at equilibrium. CS and PS are maximised.

Describes the fluctuations in economic activity in a country…

A macroeconomic model that explains how economic activity and…

Aggregate Demand

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

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, sec…

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…

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

An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…

1- Fundamental Units

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

1- Derived Units

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…

1- Fundamental Units

1- Derived Units

1- Accuracy

1- Precision

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

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…

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

An indication of the agreement among a number of measurements…

1- Fundamental Units

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

1- Derived Units

units that are combinations of fundamental units. These combi…

Above the line promotion

Abraham Maslow

Absorption cost pricing

Absorption costing

Promotion that is carried out through independent media that…

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

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

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

Above the line promotion

Promotion that is carried out through independent media that…

Abraham Maslow

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

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.

Abiotic factor

Biochemical oxygen demand

Biodegradable

Biomass

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

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, usua…

Abiotic factor

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

Biochemical oxygen demand

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

Newton's second law equation

Newton's 3rd Law

Translation

Rotation

F = m * A

When a force acts on a body an equal and opposite force acts…

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

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

Newton's second law equation

F = m * A

Newton's 3rd Law

When a force acts on a body an equal and opposite force acts…

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 a…

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

A cappella

Singing without instrumental accompaniment

Acciaccatura

A very short ornamental note played just before the principal…

Conventional Current

Positive Terminal

Negative Terminal

Power

Current that flows from the positive side of the battery to t…

the place where conventional current flow emerges from a batt…

the place where conventional current flow enters a battery, i…

Rate of energy transfer, or rate at which work is preformed.…

Conventional Current

Current that flows from the positive side of the battery to t…

Positive Terminal

the place where conventional current flow emerges from a batt…