#### Study sets matching "physics mcat"

#### Study sets matching "physics mcat"

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)

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

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

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)

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

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…

Translational motion

displacement

avg speed

avg velocity

x = xo + vot + 1/2at^2 ... (Vƒ)^2 = (Vo)2 + 2ax... Vƒ = Vo + at

x = (Vo + Vƒ)/2t

s = d/t

v = Δx/t ... v = √2gh (Bernoulli's Equation) ... v = λf... v = (1/n)c…

Translational motion

x = xo + vot + 1/2at^2 ... (Vƒ)^2 = (Vo)2 + 2ax... Vƒ = Vo + at

displacement

x = (Vo + Vƒ)/2t

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…

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…

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

Current

Resistance

Ohm's Law

Resistors in Series vs Resistors in Pa…

I = Q/t... Units Amps = C/s... Q=charge... In the direction of "flow…

R= pL/A ... Units Ohms... p--resistivity... L--length... A--area

V= IR

In series-- R = R1+ R2+ R3+...... In parallel-- 1/R = (1/R1) +…

Current

I = Q/t... Units Amps = C/s... Q=charge... In the direction of "flow…

Resistance

R= pL/A ... Units Ohms... p--resistivity... L--length... A--area

vectors

scalars

vector addition

vector subtraction

magnitude + direction... displacement, velocity, acceleration, f…

magnitude, no direction... speed, coefficients, can be dimension…

tip-to-tail method... components - Pythagorean theorem

change direction of subtracted vector... then vector addition

vectors

magnitude + direction... displacement, velocity, acceleration, f…

scalars

magnitude, no direction... speed, coefficients, can be dimension…

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-…

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…

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

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

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…

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…

Work

W

No work

Positive work

tells us how much force or combo of forces changes the E of a…

Fdcos0... J (N/m)... Fdcoso... Fd

????? is done by a force if it causes no displacement... + - or 0

Increases mech E

Work

tells us how much force or combo of forces changes the E of a…

W

Fdcos0... J (N/m)... Fdcoso... Fd

Frictional force

Power

Volume Expansion

First Law of Thermodynamics

Fk= mu(k)F(n)... Dependent on normal force... As theta increases, n…

P=W/t... Units: watt... 1 watt= 1 J/s

proportional to the volume of the substance and the increase…

change in U (internal energy) = Q-/+W... Q= heat energy transfer…

Frictional force

Fk= mu(k)F(n)... Dependent on normal force... As theta increases, n…

Power

P=W/t... Units: watt... 1 watt= 1 J/s

Vector quantities

Scalar qunatities

dot product produces

cross product produces

displacemnt, velocity, accelleration, and force

magnitude of vectors: speed... dimensionless: coefficiants of fr…

scalar quantity

vector quantity

Vector quantities

displacemnt, velocity, accelleration, and force

Scalar qunatities

magnitude of vectors: speed... dimensionless: coefficiants of fr…

Vector

Scalar

Displacement

SI Unit of Displacement

Physical quantity with both magnitude and direction (ie. forc…

Physical quantity with magnitude, but no direction (ie. mass,…

Change in position from an initial to final position which is…

Meters (m)

Vector

Physical quantity with both magnitude and direction (ie. forc…

Scalar

Physical quantity with magnitude, but no direction (ie. mass,…

What are the SI unit prefixes?

What are vector and scalar quantities?…

How do you add vectors?

How do you use the right hand rule to…

Vector: they have magnitude and direction. Examples: displace…

tip to tail OR... add the xs first and then the ys. Then use th…

The right hand rule= just like what we learned at Rutgers. Th…

What are the SI unit prefixes?

What are vector and scalar quantities?…

Vector: they have magnitude and direction. Examples: displace…

Laminar flow through a pipe edges and…

Bernoulli's equation

Spring constant

Snell's Law

Fluid at the center moves fasted... Fluid at the edges have no v…

When the velocity of a fluid decreases, the pressure it exert…

large spring constant = more force needed for displacement/lo…

n = index of refraction... n is greater in fluid that air

Laminar flow through a pipe edges and…

Fluid at the center moves fasted... Fluid at the edges have no v…

Bernoulli's equation

When the velocity of a fluid decreases, the pressure it exert…

scalar

vector

component vectors

discplacement versus time graphs clues

physical quntity that has magnitude but no direction... distanc…

physical quantity with both magnitude and direction... displace…

ant vector can be resolved into infinite numver of pairs of p…

straight line, constant slope, constant velocity ... straight h…

scalar

physical quntity that has magnitude but no direction... distanc…

vector

physical quantity with both magnitude and direction... displace…

Differentiate between vector and scalar

How do you calculate magnitude of grav…

How do you calculate force

What is a method of estimating logarit…

Vectors: Mag, size and direction... Scalars: Mag and size

Gravitational Constant = 6.67 x 10^-11

Log (n x 10 ^m) = M +0.n

Differentiate between vector and scalar

Vectors: Mag, size and direction... Scalars: Mag and size

How do you calculate magnitude of grav…

Gravitational Constant = 6.67 x 10^-11

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…