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MCAT Physics
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
Gravitational force
Static friction
Friction when a force is applied to an object but the object…
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
139 terms
Physics - MCAT
Linear motion equations can only be us…
What are the three variables associate…
Of the four variables associated with…
Regarding linear motion, a change in d…
acceleration is constant
displacement, velocity, acceleration and time
time
Δx = v0t + 1/2at^2
Linear motion equations can only be us…
acceleration is constant
What are the three variables associate…
displacement, velocity, acceleration and time
94 terms
MCAT Physics - Units, MCAT Physics
Force
Electric Potential/ emf
Resistance
Current
N = kg*m/s^2
Volt (V) = W/A = J/C
Ohm = V/A
Ampere (A) = C/s
Force
N = kg*m/s^2
Electric Potential/ emf
Volt (V) = W/A = J/C
44 terms
MCAT-physics, MCAT Physics
How is a scalar calculated from the pr…
How is a vector calculated from the pr…
Multiplication by a NEGATIVE scalar wi…
Provide a definition of the magnitude…
Dot product (A • B)
Cross product (A x B)
A resultant vector that is ANTIparallel to the original vecto…
|v| = lim (dx/dt)... t->0... Means magnitude of velocity at a poin…
How is a scalar calculated from the pr…
Dot product (A • B)
How is a vector calculated from the pr…
Cross product (A x B)
80 terms
Physics MCAT
Law of reflection
For plane mirrors, describe the image
How about image distance for plane mir…
Real image
Theta 1 = theta 2
Image is behind the mirror and thus is virtual
The image appears to be at the same distance behind the mirro…
Light converges at the position of the image
Law of reflection
Theta 1 = theta 2
For plane mirrors, describe the image
Image is behind the mirror and thus is virtual
86 terms
KAPLAN MCAT PHYSICS
Newton units
weight
static friction
kinetic friction
Newton units
weight
130 terms
MCAT Physics Equations/Concepts
Kinematics Equations
Force of Gravity Between Two Objects
Kinetic Friction
Static Friction
Units of G = N∗m²/kg²
Kinematics Equations
Force of Gravity Between Two Objects
Units of G = N∗m²/kg²
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MCAT Physics
Open-Open Harmonic Wavelength
Open-Closed Harmonic Wavelength
Doppler Effect
Doppler: Moving TOWARD
Wavelength = 4L/n ... (Where n = odd integers ONLY)
f' = perceived frequency... f = emitted frequency ... vnot (Vd) = d…
(v+Vd)/(v-Vs)
Open-Open Harmonic Wavelength
Open-Closed Harmonic Wavelength
Wavelength = 4L/n ... (Where n = odd integers ONLY)
83 terms
MCAT Physics
vectors
scalars
Linear motion equations
static friction
magnitude and direction... ex: forces and velocity
just magnitude... ex: mass and speed
force that must be overcome to set an object in motion
vectors
magnitude and direction... ex: forces and velocity
scalars
just magnitude... ex: mass and speed
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Important Physics Formulas for MCAT
This equation can describe velocity or…
This equation describes acceleration,…
This equation requires constant accele…
This equation requires constant accele…
This equation can describe velocity or…
This equation describes acceleration,…
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MCAT - Physics
gravity
density of water
elementary electric charge
Coulomb's constant
10 m/s^2
1000 kg/m^3 = 1 g/cm^3
1.6 * 10^-19
9 * 10^9
gravity
10 m/s^2
density of water
1000 kg/m^3 = 1 g/cm^3
333 terms
MCAT Physics
electrostatic force
fundamental unit of charge
insulator
conductor
may be repulsive or attractive depending on the signs of the…
proton and electron both have this amount of charge... e = 1.6…
- resists the movement of charge and will have localized area…
- allows the free and uniform passage of electrons when charg…
electrostatic force
may be repulsive or attractive depending on the signs of the…
fundamental unit of charge
proton and electron both have this amount of charge... e = 1.6…
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MCAT PHYSICS!
critical angle
electric field lines point from
P outside
heat during a temperature change
the largest ∠of incidence for which refraction can still occu…
from + test charge to - point charge. the direction of the li…
P inside + P liquid
Q= mCT
critical angle
the largest ∠of incidence for which refraction can still occu…
electric field lines point from
from + test charge to - point charge. the direction of the li…
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MCAT Physics
Work
Energy
Kinetic Energy
Kinetic Energy formula
W = Fd ... -measured in joule (J)
the ability to do work
energy due to motion
Work
W = Fd ... -measured in joule (J)
Energy
the ability to do work
103 terms
MCAT - Physics
Heat Transfer
Logarithm
Radiation
Viscosity
The movement of thermal energy towards a state of thermodynam…
"A mathematical function that is the... inverse of the exponenti…
"Form of heat transfer where the energy... is carried by electro…
"The measure of internal friction in a... fluid, often denoted b…
Heat Transfer
The movement of thermal energy towards a state of thermodynam…
Logarithm
"A mathematical function that is the... inverse of the exponenti…
79 terms
MCAT Physics
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
Gravitational force
Static friction
Friction when a force is applied to an object but the object…
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
95 terms
MCAT Physics
density
work
power
kinetic energy
1000 kg/m^3 = 1 g/cm^3
W=fdcos(theta) (in N•m OR kg•m^2/s^2)... W= change in KE... W=pres…
measures how fast work gets done... P=W/t=Fv (in joules/second)
KE=1/2mv^2 (in joules)
density
1000 kg/m^3 = 1 g/cm^3
work
W=fdcos(theta) (in N•m OR kg•m^2/s^2)... W= change in KE... W=pres…
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MCAT Physics
Average velocity
Average speed
Gravitational force
Linear motion equations
(displacement vector)/(change in time)
(distance traveled)/(change in time)
Average velocity
(displacement vector)/(change in time)
Average speed
(distance traveled)/(change in time)
189 terms
Physics MCAT
Units
The Metric System
SI System
Multiples and submultiples
The language of Mathematics. Gives context to numbers, and fr…
Most common system of units. ... Length - cm or m... Mass - g or kg…
Length - cm or m... Mass - g or kg... Time - s... Current - A... Temperat…
10^9 Giga... 10^6 Mega... 10^3 Kilo... 10^-2 Centi... 10^-3 Milli... 10^-6 D…
Units
The language of Mathematics. Gives context to numbers, and fr…
The Metric System
Most common system of units. ... Length - cm or m... Mass - g or kg…
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MCAT Physics
displacement
velocity
acceleration
free fall
Final position versus initial position, vector quantity
Displacement / time, vector
Change in velocity / time
Acceleration due only to the effects of gravity
displacement
Final position versus initial position, vector quantity
velocity
Displacement / time, vector
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MCAT Physics
Units of Volts
Units of Joules
equation for current
Kinematics equation
J/C
N/m or
Units of Volts
J/C
Units of Joules
N/m or
194 terms
MCAT Physics
Length (SI)
Mass (SI)
Time (SI)
Force (SI)
meter (m)
kilogram (Kg)
seconds (s)
Newton (N) = kg*m/s^2
Length (SI)
meter (m)
Mass (SI)
kilogram (Kg)
79 terms
MCAT Physics
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
Gravitational force
Static friction
Friction when a force is applied to an object but the object…
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
454 terms
MCAT Physics
Velocity (ave.)... General equation
Acceleration (ave.)... General equation
Velocity... (when accelerating, given time)
Displacement / position... General equation
Velocity (ave.)... General equation
Acceleration (ave.)... General equation
54 terms
MCAT Physics
Kinematics equations
Newton's Laws
Law of gravitation
Center of Mass and Gravityfor point ma…
d=(1/2)(Vo+V)(t)... v=v0 +at... d = v0(t) + (1/2)at^2... d = v(t) - (1…
1st- Velocity will not change unless a net force acts on the…
F = (GMm)/r^2
Xcm = m1x1 + m2x2 +m3x3... ------------------------------... m1 +…
Kinematics equations
d=(1/2)(Vo+V)(t)... v=v0 +at... d = v0(t) + (1/2)at^2... d = v(t) - (1…
Newton's Laws
1st- Velocity will not change unless a net force acts on the…
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MCAT-physics
Spring coil #
Increase velocity of standing wave vs…
Beat frequency- standing wave
Wavelength of standing wave vs wavelen…
More coils= easier to deform and less force needed
Decrease mass per unit length... Increase tension... •wave speed-…
f2- f1... Heard with 2 interfering frequency waves
Sound waves: v= f* wavelength... Standing waves: wavelength= 2L…
Spring coil #
More coils= easier to deform and less force needed
Increase velocity of standing wave vs…
Decrease mass per unit length... Increase tension... •wave speed-…
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MCAT Physics
Kinematics Equations
Inclined plane forces
Torque/lever arm
% submerged
Torque = Flsin(theta)
pobject/pfluid
Kinematics Equations
Inclined plane forces
48 terms
MCAT Physics
speed
density
Work
Measurements
m/s ... no direction
kg/m^3
kg*m^2/s^2
giga 10^9... mega 10^6... kilo 10^3... centi 10^-2 ... milli 10^-3... micro…
speed
m/s ... no direction
density
kg/m^3
43 terms
MCAT Physics
Power of ten prefixes
Sin/cos/tan values at special angles
log rules
density of water
1000 kg/m^3
Power of ten prefixes
Sin/cos/tan values at special angles
159 terms
MCAT Physics, KAPLAN MCAT PHYSICS
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
Gravitational force
Static friction
Friction when a force is applied to an object but the object…
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
43 terms
MCAT Physics
What's the difference between elastics…
what's the formula for momentum? Impul…
Mechanical Advantage
When friction is present what's the En…
Momemtum is conserved in all... KE conserved elastic
J=deltap=Fdeltat... p=mv
What's the difference between elastics…
Momemtum is conserved in all... KE conserved elastic
what's the formula for momentum? Impul…
J=deltap=Fdeltat... p=mv
79 terms
MCAT Physics
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
Gravitational force
Static friction
Friction when a force is applied to an object but the object…
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
5 terms
MCAT Physics
Acceleration due to gravity
Anti-parallel forces
Parallel forces
Perpendicular forces
9.8 m/s^2 (or 10 m/s^2)
Equal and opposite forces that cancel out
Forces that are added together
When forces are perpendicular, it results in a force at 45 de…
Acceleration due to gravity
9.8 m/s^2 (or 10 m/s^2)
Anti-parallel forces
Equal and opposite forces that cancel out
98 terms
MCAT Physics
sin 0
sin 30
sin 45
sin 60
0
.5
.7
.85
sin 0
0
sin 30
.5
14 terms
MCAT Physics
Sound Intensity in Decibels
Threshold of Hearing
Doppler Effect Equation
Doppler Effect Concept
every time we multiple I by 10, we add 10 to β... every time we…
the lowest intensity the human ear can perceive as sound at t…
f': frequency heard by the detector... f: frequency emitted by t…
approaching ↔ higher detected frequency... receding ↔ lower dete…
Sound Intensity in Decibels
every time we multiple I by 10, we add 10 to β... every time we…
Threshold of Hearing
the lowest intensity the human ear can perceive as sound at t…
79 terms
MCAT Physics
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
Gravitational force
Static friction
Friction when a force is applied to an object but the object…
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
454 terms
MCAT Physics
Velocity (ave.)... General equation
Acceleration (ave.)... General equation
Velocity... (when accelerating, given time)
Displacement / position... General equation
Velocity (ave.)... General equation
Acceleration (ave.)... General equation
74 terms
MCAT PHYSICS
destructive interference
power=F*velocity if v is constant
work function
electric field
takes place when waves are 180 degrees apart
k
-Fe/q... -V=Ed... *lines exit from positive and go to negative char…
destructive interference
takes place when waves are 180 degrees apart
power=F*velocity if v is constant
k
30 terms
MCAT Physics
sqrt(2)
sqrt(3)
1/9
1/8
1.4
1.7
0.11
0.125
sqrt(2)
1.4
sqrt(3)
1.7
134 terms
MCAT Physics
Inertia
Newton's 1st law
Newton's 2nd law
1 Newton
Resistance to change in state of motion
Law of inertia
F=ma
1kg•m/s^2
Inertia
Resistance to change in state of motion
Newton's 1st law
Law of inertia
129 terms
MCAT Physics
Kinematics Equations
Force of Gravity Between Two Objects
Kinetic Friction
Static Friction
Units of G = N∗m²/kg²
Kinematics Equations
Force of Gravity Between Two Objects
Units of G = N∗m²/kg²
48 terms
Physics MCAT
Solenoids
conductors
insulators (dielectric)
Electric force
within these magnets, the magnetic field is uniform in direct…
contains charges that re free to roam throughout the material
is a material that doesn't have free changes
F=qE ... q --> charge that feels force... E --> field
Solenoids
within these magnets, the magnetic field is uniform in direct…
conductors
contains charges that re free to roam throughout the material
159 terms
MCAT Physics, KAPLAN MCAT PHYSICS
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
Gravitational force
Static friction
Friction when a force is applied to an object but the object…
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
79 terms
MCAT Physics
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
Gravitational force
Static friction
Friction when a force is applied to an object but the object…
Linear motion equations
Average velocity
55 terms
Physics MCAT
Density (p)
Electric field
First law of thermodynamics
Focal Length
A scalar quantity defined as mass/volume. it may be compared…
The electrostatic force that a source charge would exert on a…
States that the change in internal energy of a system is equa…
The distance between the focal point and the mirror or lens.…
Density (p)
A scalar quantity defined as mass/volume. it may be compared…
Electric field
The electrostatic force that a source charge would exert on a…
94 terms
MCAT Physics - Units, MCAT Physics
Force
Electric Potential/ emf
Resistance
Current
N = kg*m/s^2
Volt (V) = W/A = J/C
Ohm = V/A
Ampere (A) = C/s
Force
N = kg*m/s^2
Electric Potential/ emf
Volt (V) = W/A = J/C
150 terms
MCAT Physics
Newton's First Law
Newton's Second Law
Newton's Third Law
Uniform Circular Motion
law of inertia; an object at rest will remain at rest unless…
F=ma; any acceleration is the result of a net force acting up…
any two objects interacting with one another experience equal…
the only force acting is the centripetal force that points ra…
Newton's First Law
law of inertia; an object at rest will remain at rest unless…
Newton's Second Law
F=ma; any acceleration is the result of a net force acting up…
71 terms
MCAT Physics
This equation can describe velocity or…
This equation describes acceleration,…
This equation requires constant accele…
This equation requires constant accele…
This equation can describe velocity or…
This equation describes acceleration,…
454 terms
MCAT Physics
Velocity (ave.)... General equation
Acceleration (ave.)... General equation
Velocity... (when accelerating, given time)
Displacement / position... General equation
Velocity (ave.)... General equation
Acceleration (ave.)... General equation
49 terms
MCAT - Physics
Linear Motion Kinematic Equations
Different Force Equations
Force of gravity and drag
Newtons Law of Gravity
∆V = at... x = Vot + (1/2)at^2... ∆V^2 = 2ax... x = vt = [(Vo + V)/2]…
F = ma... F = w/d... F = qE... F = iL * B... F = qvB (v is velocity, q ch…
Fgravity > Fdrag : person accelerates downward... Fgravity = Fdr…
F = Gm1m2/r^2
Linear Motion Kinematic Equations
∆V = at... x = Vot + (1/2)at^2... ∆V^2 = 2ax... x = vt = [(Vo + V)/2]…
Different Force Equations
F = ma... F = w/d... F = qE... F = iL * B... F = qvB (v is velocity, q ch…
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