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Physics - Motion
1 Newton
Centre of Mass
Drag
Terminal Velocity
The force needed to accelerate an object of mass 1kg at an ac…
An imaginary point where the entire weight of the object appe…
A frictional force which opposes the motion of an object
When the drag force on an object is equal and opposite to its…
1 Newton
The force needed to accelerate an object of mass 1kg at an ac…
Centre of Mass
An imaginary point where the entire weight of the object appe…
Physics: Position & Motion
Reference point
Position
Motion
Displacement
Is the starting point you choose to describe the location, or…
Is an object's distance and direction from point.
Is the process of changing position.
Is the difference between the initial (first) position and th…
Reference point
Is the starting point you choose to describe the location, or…
Position
Is an object's distance and direction from point.
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Physics (Motion)
Is an object moving at a constant spee…
Which of the following can not be nega…
What speed is observed when you look d…
What should a cars acceleration be whe…
Yes.
Speed.
Instantaneous Speed.
Positive.
Is an object moving at a constant spee…
Yes.
Which of the following can not be nega…
Speed.
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Physics of Motion
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…
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physics and motion
velocity
motion
speed
reference point
speed in a specific direction
change of position overtime
the rate that an objects position changes or the distance it…
a location that other locations are compared with
velocity
speed in a specific direction
motion
change of position overtime
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Physics of Motion
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
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Physics of Motion
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…
40 terms
Physics (Motion)
Motion
Reference point
Because the follow the International S…
You are not moving in relation to the…
An object is in what when the distance between two objects ch…
A place or object used as a comparison to determine if someth…
Why do scientists use meters instead of feet?
If you are in a moving car, what is your relation to the car…
Motion
An object is in what when the distance between two objects ch…
Reference point
A place or object used as a comparison to determine if someth…
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Physics motion
Speed
Velocity
Deceleration
Acceleration
Distance moved divided by time taken
Speed in a given direction eg meters/second m/s
Change of velocity per second when an object slows down
Change in velocity per second
Speed
Distance moved divided by time taken
Velocity
Speed in a given direction eg meters/second m/s
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motion and physics
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…
43 terms
Physics- Motion
Mechanics
Kinematics
Dynamics
displacement
The study of motion of objects
How objects move
The forces acting on moving objects
the distance from the start point to the end point
Mechanics
The study of motion of objects
Kinematics
How objects move
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Physics Motion Terms
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…
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Motion in Physics
Speed
Instantaneous speed
Average speed (AS)
Velocity
Measurement of how fast something is moving.
The speed at any instant.
AS=total distance/time interval
Speed in ONE direction!!!!
Speed
Measurement of how fast something is moving.
Instantaneous speed
The speed at any instant.
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PHYSICS MOTION
Distance
Displacement
How much is one m per second in km per…
What does the gradient of time graph f…
Represents actual path length covered between two points. Dir…
Change in position of an object. Measured from its start poin…
3.6
Speed
Distance
Represents actual path length covered between two points. Dir…
Displacement
Change in position of an object. Measured from its start poin…
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Physics (Motion)
Speed = Distance / Time
Scalar
Speed is how fast you are travelling
Velocity is your speed in a certain di…
What is the equation for speed?
Is speed a vector or a scalar?
Define speed
Define velocity
Speed = Distance / Time
What is the equation for speed?
Scalar
Is speed a vector or a scalar?
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Motion/ Physics
distance
displacement
speed
velocity
the total amount travelled
the distance and direction travelled from the starting point
distance / time
displacement / time
distance
the total amount travelled
displacement
the distance and direction travelled from the starting point
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Physics - Motion
Scalar
Vector
Displacement/distance - scalar/vector…
What is the difference between vector…
Quantity with a magnitude (size) but no direction
Quantity with a magnitude (size) and a direction
Vector/scalar
Vector has direction, scalar doesn't
Scalar
Quantity with a magnitude (size) but no direction
Vector
Quantity with a magnitude (size) and a direction
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physics - motion
force =
acceleration =
velocity =
resultant force =
mass x acceleration
change in velocity / time taken
speed in a given direction
the result of the combined forces
force =
mass x acceleration
acceleration =
change in velocity / time taken
28 terms
Physics Motion
Motion
Distance
Displacement
Length
A change in locationfrom point a to b
Measured route
Shortest route possible between starting and finishing point…
m
Motion
A change in locationfrom point a to b
Distance
Measured route
35 terms
Physics -2- Motion and Forces
Kinematics
Distance
Displacement
Speed
Study of Motion (Don't care why)
A measured length
Length between start and finish
How fast something is moving
Kinematics
Study of Motion (Don't care why)
Distance
A measured length
20 terms
physics of motion
motion
Reference point
Speed
Acceleration
The action of process of moving or of changing place or posit…
zero location in coordinate system of frame of reference
Ratio of distance traveled to time interval
Change in velocity divided by time interval over which it occ…
motion
The action of process of moving or of changing place or posit…
Reference point
zero location in coordinate system of frame of reference
20 terms
physics of motion
motion
reference point
speed
acceleration
The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…
A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…
Distance travelled per unit time
The rate at which velocity changes
motion
The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…
reference point
A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…
9 terms
Physics and Motion
Motion
Distance
Delta
Position
The act of changing position (no symbol)
The amount of changing between the neutral position in the fi…
Change (triangle)
An object location at any given time(X)
Motion
The act of changing position (no symbol)
Distance
The amount of changing between the neutral position in the fi…
8 terms
Physics in Motion
Motion
Reference Point
Speed
Acceleration
the manner of moving the body in walking
relation between objects in which it acts to connect to anoth…
magnitude of the velocity, the path traveled until time
increase in the rate or speed of something
Motion
the manner of moving the body in walking
Reference Point
relation between objects in which it acts to connect to anoth…
15 terms
Physics of Motion
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
10 terms
Physics and motion
Motion
Distance
Delta
Position
The act of changing positions
The amount of change between the initial position and the fin…
Change
An objects location at any given time
Motion
The act of changing positions
Distance
The amount of change between the initial position and the fin…
25 terms
Physics of motion
Motion
Reference point
Graph
Independent variable
Change of position relative to a reference point
An object that appears to be stationary (Earth)
Math diagram showing 1st variable on y axis and 2nd on x axis
Changed by the experimenter and or causes changes in dependen…
Motion
Change of position relative to a reference point
Reference point
An object that appears to be stationary (Earth)
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Physics of Motion
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…
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Physics Motion Vocabulary Review
Scalar
Vector
Position
Displacement
Measurement including magnitude
Measurement including magnitude and direction
Where an object is at one point in time
Distance from original position
Scalar
Measurement including magnitude
Vector
Measurement including magnitude and direction
18 terms
Physics--Unit 1: Motion
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…
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Physics motion
Motion is...
What is instantaneous speed
Average speed
Velocity
Relative
Speed at any instant
Total distance covered/time interval
Speed in a given direction
Motion is...
Relative
What is instantaneous speed
Speed at any instant
10 terms
Physics - motion
What is speed?
What is velocity?
Earth example
Speed equation.
This is the distance an object travels in a certain amount of…
This is the speed an object travels as well as its direction…
Earth travels at a constant speed - 30km/s - however it's vel…
Speed = distance/time
What is speed?
This is the distance an object travels in a certain amount of…
What is velocity?
This is the speed an object travels as well as its direction…
25 terms
physics motion
distance
SI unit for distance
Distance: scalar or vector?
position
amount of ground covered
centimeters
scalar
where an object is located
distance
amount of ground covered
SI unit for distance
centimeters
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Physics and Motion
Law of motion.
Inerta
Potential energy
stored energy
When an object is at motion it stays at motion.
Laws of motion.
stored energy
potential energy
Law of motion.
When an object is at motion it stays at motion.
Inerta
Laws of motion.
21 terms
Physics of Motion
Motion
Reference Point
Speed
Acceleration
The action of moving or changing position.
A basis or standard for evaluation.
How quickly something is moving.
Increase in speed or velocity.
Motion
The action of moving or changing position.
Reference Point
A basis or standard for evaluation.
10 terms
Physics! Physics Physics Physics: Motion
Motion
Reference Point
Speed
Average Speed
The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…
A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…
The distance an object travels per unit of time.... Speed= Dista…
The overall rate of speed at which an object moves. This is c…
Motion
The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…
Reference Point
A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…
Physics: motion
Distance
Displacement
What's the difference between distance…
Speed
Total path in no particular direction
Straight line distance from start to end (including direction)
Distance: scalar ... Displacement: vector
Distance traveled by an object
Distance
Total path in no particular direction
Displacement
Straight line distance from start to end (including direction)
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Physics - motion
Average speed equation
What is Instantaneous speed
Define thinking distance
How do you calculate overall stopping…
V=distance travelled/ time taken
An objects speed over a short interval
The distance travelled by a vehicle during the drivers reacti…
Thinking distance + breaking distance
Average speed equation
V=distance travelled/ time taken
What is Instantaneous speed
An objects speed over a short interval
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Linear Motion-Physics
motion is relative
motion
speed
rate
everything is in motion... - relative to some reference frame... -…
An object's change in position relative to a reference point.
distance travelled per unit of time
Any change over time
motion is relative
everything is in motion... - relative to some reference frame... -…
motion
An object's change in position relative to a reference point.
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Conceptual Physics--Chapter 3: Linear Motion
Speed
Velocity
Vector quantity
Acceleration
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction.
The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in v…
Speed
How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of t…
Velocity
The speed of an object and a specification of its direction o…
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Physics- Motion
What is a scalar quantity?
What is a vector quantity?
Name a similarity between speed and ve…
Give two examples of a scalar quantity.
A quantity with no direction.
A quantity with distance and direction.
They are both how fast an object is going.
Speed, Distance, Mass, Energy, Temperature, Time
What is a scalar quantity?
A quantity with no direction.
What is a vector quantity?
A quantity with distance and direction.
Physics (Motion)
One dementional motion is called?
what are the two components of directi…
All changes in motion are called what?
changes of motion occur in what three…
kinematics
speed and motion
Displacement
speed, direction, or both
One dementional motion is called?
kinematics
what are the two components of directi…
speed and motion
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Physical Science Motion Equations
Speed
Acceleration
Newtons Second law
Momentum
distance / time
Acceleration = (Vf-Vi) / time
Force = mass x acceleration or Mass = force / acceleration or…
Momentum = mass x velocity
Speed
distance / time
Acceleration
Acceleration = (Vf-Vi) / time
40 terms
Physics and motion
Motion
What is the symbol for motion
Distance
What is the formula for distance
The act of changing positions
None
The amount of change between the initial position and the fin…
D=xf-xi
Motion
The act of changing positions
What is the symbol for motion
None
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WHS Physical Science: Motion
motion
reference point
meter
speed
An object's change in position relative to a reference point.
A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…
a measure of length
The distance an object travels per unit of time
motion
An object's change in position relative to a reference point.
reference point
A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…
25 terms
Motion - Physics
What is the definition of distance?
What is the unit for distance?
What is velocity?
How do you measure average speed?
The length of the path an object travels
meters (m)
Speed with direction
total distance ÷ total time
What is the definition of distance?
The length of the path an object travels
What is the unit for distance?
meters (m)
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Physics - Motion
What does a distnace time graph show us?
What does a straight diagonal line show?
What does a horizontal line show?
What is a vector quantity ?
Rate of change of distance
Constant speed
Object being stationary
Has both a size and direction e.g velocity
What does a distnace time graph show us?
Rate of change of distance
What does a straight diagonal line show?
Constant speed
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Physics: Motion
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…
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Physics Module 3 - Motion
Average Speed
Speed
Instantaneous Speed
Average Velocity
ΔDistance/ΔTime
Gradient of a distance-time graph
Gradient of the tangent to the distance time graph at the par…
ΔDisplacement/ΔTime
Average Speed
ΔDistance/ΔTime
Speed
Gradient of a distance-time graph
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AP Physics C - Motion
Frame of Reference
Distance
Displacement
Speed
point from which ALL measurements are made.... EX: Grid System
symbol= x or y... units= m... Total length traveled. A "scalar" =…
symbol= x or y... units= m... Straight line length measured from s…
symbol= v... units= m/s... speed= distance / time... a scalar always…
Frame of Reference
point from which ALL measurements are made.... EX: Grid System
Distance
symbol= x or y... units= m... Total length traveled. A "scalar" =…
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