#### Study sets matching "physics motion"

#### Study sets matching "physics motion"

motion

reference point

most common reference point

equation for speed

change of position relative to a reference point

something to which you compare; helps you identify motion

Earth

s=d/t

motion

change of position relative to a reference point

reference point

something to which you compare; helps you identify motion

What's the motion of an object? NUMBER 1

What's the motion of an object? NUMBER 2

What's the motion of an object? NUMBER 3

What's the motion of an object? NUMBER 4

Distance how far the object travels or how far away the objec…

Time the time interval between two events or the time since t…

Speed a measure of how fast or slow the object is moving the…

Velocity a measure of how fast or slowly object moving in a g…

What's the motion of an object? NUMBER 1

Distance how far the object travels or how far away the objec…

What's the motion of an object? NUMBER 2

Time the time interval between two events or the time since t…

Kinematics

Scalars

Vectors

Distance

the branch of mechanics concerned with motion without referen…

quantities which are fully described by a magnitude (or numer…

quantities which are fully described by both a magnitude and…

a scalar quantity which refers to "how much ground an object…

Kinematics

the branch of mechanics concerned with motion without referen…

Scalars

quantities which are fully described by a magnitude (or numer…

Motion

Distance

Position

Distance Traveled

Chang in position relative to a frame of reference.

Amount of space between points. ... In other words, it is a leng…

The location of an object relative to a frame of reference.... i…

The total distance required to get from one position to anoth…

Motion

Chang in position relative to a frame of reference.

Distance

Amount of space between points. ... In other words, it is a leng…

speed

Force

Net Force

Acceleration

the distance an object travels per unit of time S=D/T

A push or pull exerted on an object F=MxA

The overall force on an object when all the individual forces…

the rate at which velocity changes S2-S1/T

speed

the distance an object travels per unit of time S=D/T

Force

A push or pull exerted on an object F=MxA

Motion

Reference point

Speed

Equation for speed

Change of position relative to or compared to a reference point

An object that appears to be stationary; Earth is the most co…

Distance Traveled in a given amount of time

Speed= distance/time

Motion

Change of position relative to or compared to a reference point

Reference point

An object that appears to be stationary; Earth is the most co…

What does a positive slope on a distan…

What does the gradient on a distance-t…

What does a positively curved line on…

What is the equation for speed, in rel…

The object is travelling at a constant speed.

The speed of the object.

The object is accelerating.

Speed = distance travelled / time.

What does a positive slope on a distan…

The object is travelling at a constant speed.

What does the gradient on a distance-t…

The speed of the object.

A force is...

Weight is

When forces are balanced, the motion o…

A tennis ball and a solid metal ball t…

A push, a pull, and capable of causing motion

A measure of the pull of gravity

Does not change

The metal ball

A force is...

A push, a pull, and capable of causing motion

Weight is

A measure of the pull of gravity

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerat…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces ar…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerat…

free fall

speed

how do you calculate speed

instantaneous speed

an object moving under the influence of the gravitational force

how fast an object is moving

distance / time... v = gt

the speed at any instant

free fall

an object moving under the influence of the gravitational force

speed

how fast an object is moving

What does a distance time graph show?

What does the gradient of the line sho…

What does a horizontal line on a dista…

How is constant speed of an object sho…

The distance of an object from a starting point (y-axis) agai…

The speed of the object

The object is stationary

A straight line that slopes upwards

What does a distance time graph show?

The distance of an object from a starting point (y-axis) agai…

What does the gradient of the line sho…

The speed of the object

What is a scalar quantity?

Give an example of a scalar quantity

What is a vector quantity?

Give an example of a vector quantity

A scalar quantity is one which has magnitude only

Length area energy time

A vector quantity is one which has both magnitude and direction

Displacement acceleration force

What is a scalar quantity?

A scalar quantity is one which has magnitude only

Give an example of a scalar quantity

Length area energy time

frame of reference

relative motion

distance

vector

is a system of objects that are not moving with respect to on…

is movement in relation to a frame of reference... ex) as the tr…

is the length of a path between two points

is a quantity that has magnitude and direction... magnitude btw…

frame of reference

is a system of objects that are not moving with respect to on…

relative motion

is movement in relation to a frame of reference... ex) as the tr…

Speed

Velocity

Displacement

Acceleration

Distance an object travels per unit of time

How fast something moves in a straight line and particular di…

The distance something moved from where it started in a strai…

Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the chang…

Speed

Distance an object travels per unit of time

Velocity

How fast something moves in a straight line and particular di…

What force holds Earth in orbit around…

What is the shape of Earth's orbit?

Where is the sun located relative to E…

At which point in its orbit around the…

Gravity

Ellipses

At one focus of the Earth's orbit

Pharahelium , closer

What force holds Earth in orbit around…

Gravity

What is the shape of Earth's orbit?

Ellipses

What is velocity?

What is the gradient?

What is acceleration?

What is deceleration?

Velocity is how fast you are going and in which direction

The steepness- the slope of a like graph

How quickly the speed is changing

A negative acceleration or slowing down

What is velocity?

Velocity is how fast you are going and in which direction

What is the gradient?

The steepness- the slope of a like graph

How can we tell from a distance-time g…

How can we tell from a distance-time g…

What does the gradient of a distance-t…

How do we calculate the speed of an ob…

The distance-time graph for any object is stationary is a hor…

The distance-time graph for any object that is moving at a co…

The gradient of a distance-time graph for an object represent…

Speed in m/s = distance travelled in m/time taken in s.

How can we tell from a distance-time g…

The distance-time graph for any object is stationary is a hor…

How can we tell from a distance-time g…

The distance-time graph for any object that is moving at a co…

What is periodic motion?

What is a period?

What is the amplitude?

What is Simple Harmonic Motion?

Any motion that repeats in a regular cycle

The time needed for an object to repeat one complete cycle of…

The maximum distance the object moves from the equilibrium po…

A motion that occurs when the restoring force of an object is…

What is periodic motion?

Any motion that repeats in a regular cycle

What is a period?

The time needed for an object to repeat one complete cycle of…

Motion

Reference Point

Speed/rate

Constant Speed

Change of position relative to a reference point

something to which you compare; helps you identify motion;the…

s=d/t; speed = distance/time

speed stays the same

Motion

Change of position relative to a reference point

Reference Point

something to which you compare; helps you identify motion;the…

Mechanics

Position

Reference point

Speed/velocity

The study of motion; Energy that exists between forces

Must be given relative to something else, defines location

The point against which position is measured

Distance traveled... ---------------------... Time

Mechanics

The study of motion; Energy that exists between forces

Position

Must be given relative to something else, defines location

Motion

What 2 things must you know in regard…

Speed

What are the 2 types of speed?

an object's change in position relative to a reference point

distance & direction

distance traveled by an object divide by the time interval du…

Instantaneous & Average Speed

Motion

an object's change in position relative to a reference point

What 2 things must you know in regard…

distance & direction

projectile

range of a projectile

trajectory

acceleration

any object that is projected by a force and continues to move…

the horizontal distance between the launch point of a project…

the path followed by a projectile

the rate of change in velocity

projectile

any object that is projected by a force and continues to move…

range of a projectile

the horizontal distance between the launch point of a project…

scalar

vector

ex of scalar vs vector

direction and accel vs velocity

magnitude no direction

magnitude and direction ... displacement velocity force and acce…

distance vs displacement... speed vs velocity

if velocity and accel are in opposite directions the object i…

scalar

magnitude no direction

vector

magnitude and direction ... displacement velocity force and acce…

explain why you need a frame of refere…

difference between "positive" directio…

position vector

initial position

to specify how the objects position changes

positive (x) increases ... Negative (x) decreases ... Zero (X=0) co…

x

xi

explain why you need a frame of refere…

to specify how the objects position changes

difference between "positive" directio…

positive (x) increases ... Negative (x) decreases ... Zero (X=0) co…

Acceleration

Distance

Displacement

Speed

The rate at which velocity changes over time.

How far an object moves in total.

How far an object moves from a specific starting point.

A change of position over time.

Acceleration

The rate at which velocity changes over time.

Distance

How far an object moves in total.

"Mechanics"

net force

ice cubes

Rotational speed

A description of how a body changes its position in space dur…

___ is required to accelerate a mass.

___ cool a glass of water twice. Once when it reaches thermal…

the shorter the length from the axis, the faster the ____

"Mechanics"

A description of how a body changes its position in space dur…

net force

___ is required to accelerate a mass.

"Mechanics"

Motion

Speed

Velocity

A description of how a body changes its position in space dur…

A change in position of an object with respect to time. Motio…

A scalar quantity measuring the rate at which an object cover…

A vector quantity, combining an object's speed as well as its…

"Mechanics"

A description of how a body changes its position in space dur…

Motion

A change in position of an object with respect to time. Motio…

Acceleration

Average speed

Circular motion

Constant acceleration

Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the chang…

The overall rate of speed at which an object moves; calculate…

Type of motion where velocity is constantly changing because…

a steady change in velocity

Acceleration

Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the chang…

Average speed

The overall rate of speed at which an object moves; calculate…

Distance

Displacement

Average speed

Instantaneous speed

describes how far an object has moved

the distance and direction of an object's change in position…

the total distance the object travels divided by the total ti…

the speed of the object at a given point in time

Distance

describes how far an object has moved

Displacement

the distance and direction of an object's change in position…

Aristotle

Ptolemy

Ptolemy's Universe

Ptolemy's Universe

In his system, the planets were the visible dots embedded on…

His major work was his Mathematical Composition.

"*Earth in the center, with the four elements"... "*The celestia…

"The seven wandering stars—planets—were deemed to be somewher…

Aristotle

In his system, the planets were the visible dots embedded on…

Ptolemy

His major work was his Mathematical Composition.

• One-Dimensional Motion

• Kinematics

• Particle

• Positive Direction

the object moves along a single axis... o Motion is along a stra…

the classification & comparison of motions

a point-like object such as an electron

the direction of increasing numbers

• One-Dimensional Motion

the object moves along a single axis... o Motion is along a stra…

• Kinematics

the classification & comparison of motions

Distance

Displacement

Average speed

Instantaneous speed

describes how far an object has moved

the distance and direction of an object's change in position…

the total distance the object travels divided by the total ti…

the speed of the object at a given point in time

Distance

describes how far an object has moved

Displacement

the distance and direction of an object's change in position…

speed

instantaneous speed

average speed

velocity

How fast an object moves, the distance travelled per unit of…

The speed at any instant.

The total distance travelled divided by the time of travel.

An objects speed and direction of motion.

speed

How fast an object moves, the distance travelled per unit of…

instantaneous speed

The speed at any instant.

Magnitude

Frame of Reference

Vector

Scalar

Numerical value represented by just a number.

Particular perspective from which an event in the universe is…

Quantities that are fully described by both magnitude and dir…

Quantities that are fully described by magnitude alone.

Magnitude

Numerical value represented by just a number.

Frame of Reference

Particular perspective from which an event in the universe is…

Scalar

Examples of Scalar quantities

Vector

Examples of Vector quantities

Are quantities that are described by magnitude

Time... Distance... Speed... Mass

Are quantities that are described by magnitude and direction

Direction... Displacement... Velocity... Bearings... Weight

Scalar

Are quantities that are described by magnitude

Examples of Scalar quantities

Time... Distance... Speed... Mass

Motion

Reference point

Position

Distance

The changing of an object's position over time compared with…

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

An object's location measured from a reference point

The length of the path between two points

Motion

The changing of an object's position over time compared with…

Reference point

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

graphing motion

length

time

speed

DISPLACEMENT-TIME GRAPH-- find gradient-- VELOCITY-TIME GRAPH…

a distance measured (in metres)

measured in seconds

tells us how fast something is moving; measured in metres per…

graphing motion

DISPLACEMENT-TIME GRAPH-- find gradient-- VELOCITY-TIME GRAPH…

length

a distance measured (in metres)

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Deceleration

Distance travelled each second. ... S (m/s) = distance travelled…

An object's speed in a given direction.

Change in velocity per second. ... a = v - u divided by t.

A negative acceleration.

Speed

Distance travelled each second. ... S (m/s) = distance travelled…

Velocity

An object's speed in a given direction.