#### Study sets matching "physics motion"

#### Study sets matching "physics motion"

Reference Point

Average Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

A place or object used for comparison to determine if somethin…

The total distance traveled divided by the total time

Speed in a given direction

The rate at which velocity changes

Reference Point

A place or object used for comparison to determine if somethin…

Average Speed

The total distance traveled divided by the total time

Physical Quantity

Scalar quantity

vector quantity

Rest

A quantity that can be measured

Physical quantities that can be expressed only by their magnit…

Physicals quantities that require magnitude and direction to e…

A body is said to be at rest if it does not change its positio…

Physical Quantity

A quantity that can be measured

Scalar quantity

Physical quantities that can be expressed only by their magnit…

law 1

inertia

law 2

law 3

inertia

(physics) the tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest…

force... 2nd law Rate of change of momentum is proportional to th…

action /reaction... For every action there is an equal and opposi…

law 1

inertia

inertia

(physics) the tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest…

Position

Displacement

Distance

Velocity

the location of an object relative to a chosen reference point…

Change in POSITION (xf-xi)

How far an object has traveled

the rate of change of position

Position

the location of an object relative to a chosen reference point…

Displacement

Change in POSITION (xf-xi)

mechanics

kinematics

dynamics

translational motion

the study of the motion of objects, and the related concepts o…

the description of how objects move

deals with force and why objects move as they do

objects that move without rotatating

mechanics

the study of the motion of objects, and the related concepts o…

kinematics

the description of how objects move

Instantaneous velocity

Scalar

Position

Time interval

The speed and direction of an object at a particular instant

Another term given for the size of a quantity

The location of an object relative to an origin

The formula t2-t1

Instantaneous velocity

The speed and direction of an object at a particular instant

Scalar

Another term given for the size of a quantity

Acceleration of Gravity

Scalar

Zenith

Mass

9.8 m/s^2

The measure of a quantity without telling a direction

The highest point a projectile reaches

A measure of the quantity of the matter that an object contains

Acceleration of Gravity

9.8 m/s^2

Scalar

The measure of a quantity without telling a direction

0.0 m/s

acceleration

constant speed

increasing speed in the opposite direct…

speed of an object at rest

the rate of change of velocity

positive velocity and negative acceleration indicates...

negative velocity and negative acceleration represent

0.0 m/s

speed of an object at rest

acceleration

the rate of change of velocity

Referance point

Position

Motion

Displacement

Is the starting point you chose to describe the location, or p…

Is an object distance and direction from the reference point

Is the process of changing position

Is the difference between the initial (first) position and the…

Referance point

Is the starting point you chose to describe the location, or p…

Position

Is an object distance and direction from the reference point

Reference point

Position

Motion

Displacement

The strating point you chose to describe the location or posit…

An object's distance and direction from a reference point

The process of changing position

The difference between the initial position and the final posi…

Reference point

The strating point you chose to describe the location or posit…

Position

An object's distance and direction from a reference point

motion diagram

magnitude

scalor

vector

series of imsages showing the position of a moving object over…

term given for size of a quantity

quantity that only has magnitude

quantity that has magnitude and direction

motion diagram

series of imsages showing the position of a moving object over…

magnitude

term given for size of a quantity

Motion

Distance vs. Displacement

Speed vs. Velocity

Acceleration

The change in position of an object relative to time and a ref…

Measurement of how far an object has moved vs. final position…

Measurement of how fast an object is going vs. speed with dire…

Rate at which velocity changes... Increasing (+) or decreasing (-)

Motion

The change in position of an object relative to time and a ref…

Distance vs. Displacement

Measurement of how far an object has moved vs. final position…

speed

velocity

acceleration

distance

distance travelled over time; a positive number. Not a vector

the change in displacement over the change in time; is a vector

change in velocity over the change in time; is a vector. Happe…

how far an object travels; not a vector

speed

distance travelled over time; a positive number. Not a vector

velocity

the change in displacement over the change in time; is a vector

vector

distance

average speed

meter

has both magnitude and direction

your odometer tells you __________, with no direction

if you were to calculate the total distance you traveled on a…

the unit of displacement and distance

vector

has both magnitude and direction

distance

your odometer tells you __________, with no direction

Reference point

Position

Motion

Displacement

The starting point you choose to descirbe location, or postiti…

An object's distance and direction from a reference point

The porcess of chaning postiton

The diference between the intinal postion and the final postit…

Reference point

The starting point you choose to descirbe location, or postiti…

Position

An object's distance and direction from a reference point

inertia

contact forces

field forces

contact vs field forces

the object is at rest tends to stay at rest, the object in mot…

connection between interacting objects

action at a distance

football/football player vs gravity

inertia

the object is at rest tends to stay at rest, the object in mot…

contact forces

connection between interacting objects

Displacement

Speed

Constant Speed

Distance vs. Time

Straight line distance from the original position... Can be posit…

Describes how fast an object moves... Speed = distance traveled…

Traveling the same distance each time interval... Ex. Running at…

Speed can be found from a distance vs. time graph... The slope wi…

Displacement

Straight line distance from the original position... Can be posit…

Speed

Describes how fast an object moves... Speed = distance traveled…

motion

quantifying motion

coordinate system

vector

one dimensional... back and forth

requires coordinate system and clock

origin (reference point)... scale (distance)... direction (positive/…

has both numbers and direction... (35 km east)

motion

one dimensional... back and forth

quantifying motion

requires coordinate system and clock