# Study sets matching "physics"

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Force

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Speed in a given direction

the rate at which velocity changes

A push or a pull

Speed

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Velocity

Speed in a given direction

Acceleration

Balanced Force

Friction

Newton

The rate of change in velocity. Can be a change in direction,…

Two forces in opposite directions. Net force is zero and the m…

The force between objects that resists motion - always slows d…

A measurement of force

Acceleration

The rate of change in velocity. Can be a change in direction,…

Balanced Force

Two forces in opposite directions. Net force is zero and the m…

Newton Unit

Force

Motion

Interacting

A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleratio…

A push or a pull

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another

Newton Unit

A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleratio…

Force

A push or a pull

Waves

Amplitude

Wavelength

Frequency

Transfer energy in the direction they are traveling

The maximum displacement of a point on the wave from this undi…

The distance between the same point on two adjacent waves (bet…

Is the number of complete waves passing a certain point per se…

Waves

Transfer energy in the direction they are traveling

Amplitude

The maximum displacement of a point on the wave from this undi…

Newton Unit

Force

Motion

Interacting

A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleratio…

A push or a pull

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another

Newton Unit

A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleratio…

Force

A push or a pull

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Force

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Speed in a given direction

the rate at which velocity changes

A push or a pull

Speed

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Velocity

Speed in a given direction

Galileo Galilei

Thomas Young

Christian Doppler

Lord Kelvin

-Father of physics... -Considered priesthood

-Learned 12 different languages by the age of 14... -Proposed tha…

-Frequency of waves depend on the observer... -Parents were unsur…

-Developed temperature scale... -Brewed beer

Galileo Galilei

-Father of physics... -Considered priesthood

Thomas Young

-Learned 12 different languages by the age of 14... -Proposed tha…

position

distance

displacement

average speed

An objects location

How far something has moved from point A to point B

Distance and direction of an object's change in position from…

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

position

An objects location

distance

How far something has moved from point A to point B

Force

Newtons (N)

Applied Force

Normal Force (perpendicular)

A push or a pull.

Units used to measure Force.

A push or pull on an object.

A support force exerted on an object resting on a solid surfac…

Force

A push or a pull.

Newtons (N)

Units used to measure Force.

Force

Interaction

Component

System

A push or a pull in a specific direction

When two objects affect each other in some way

One part of a group of objects that, together, form a complete…

A collection of components that interact with each other

Force

A push or a pull in a specific direction

Interaction

When two objects affect each other in some way

first

second

third

force

Newton's law that states on object at rest tends to stay at re…

Newtons law that states the force acting on an object is equal…

Newtons law that states for every action force, there is an eq…

the pushing or pulling action of one object upon another

first

Newton's law that states on object at rest tends to stay at re…

second

Newtons law that states the force acting on an object is equal…

x-axis

y-axis

Slope-Intercept Form

slope of a line

The horizontal axis of the coordinate plane.

The vertical axis of the coordinate plane.

y = mx + b where "m" is the slope and "b" is y-intercept

rise/run change in y/change in x

x-axis

The horizontal axis of the coordinate plane.

y-axis

The vertical axis of the coordinate plane.

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Force

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Speed in a given direction

the rate at which velocity changes

A push or a pull

Speed

Distance/Time... The distance you travel divided by the amount of…

Velocity

Speed in a given direction

weight

mass

weight=

objects are stable if

force a body exerts due to the pull of gravity

the measure of the amount of material in a body

mass x velocity

lower com... large surface area

weight

force a body exerts due to the pull of gravity

mass

the measure of the amount of material in a body

acceleration

speed

velocity

momentum

the rate of change of the velocity of an object

the rate at which someone or something is able to move or oper…

the speed of something in a given direction

the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product…

acceleration

the rate of change of the velocity of an object

speed

the rate at which someone or something is able to move or oper…

kinetic energy

gravitational potential energy

light energy

nuclear energy

The energy of motion

Potential energy that depends on the height of an object

radiant energy

Energy stored in the nucleus of an atom

kinetic energy

The energy of motion

gravitational potential energy

Potential energy that depends on the height of an object

When a electric charge builds up on the…

Static charge is built up when two insu…

Ohms

Potential Difference

What is static electricity?

How is static electricity formed?

What is resistance measured in?

What does the size of a current flowing depend on?

When a electric charge builds up on the…

What is static electricity?

Static charge is built up when two insu…

How is static electricity formed?