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AP Physics C Mechanics Equations
Equations Used On AP Physics C Mechanics Exam
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Physics
05/03/2010

Term
 Work (Rotation)
Definition
 W=∫τ dΘ
Term
 Work (Force)
Definition
 W=∫F dx
Term
 Work Energy Theorem
Definition
 W=-ΔU(position)=ΔK(time)
Term
 Kinetic Energy (momentum)
Definition
 K=(p2/2m)
Term
 Mechanical Energy
Definition
 E=K+U
Term
 Elastic Potential
Definition
 Us=(1/2)kx2
Term
 Force (Potential Energy)
Definition
 F=-dU(x)/dx
Term
 Change in Potential Energy (Force)
Definition
 ΔU=-∫F(x) dx
Term
 Power (Definition)
Definition
 P=dE/dt
Term
 Power (Force)
Definition
 P=F•v
Term
 Kepler's Third Law
Definition
 T2=(4∏2/GM)r3
Term
 Rolling Kinetic Energy
Definition
 K=(1/2)Icmω2+(1/2)Mv2
Term
 Force(momentum)
Definition
 ΣF=dp/dt
Term
 Torque(Angular Momentum)
Definition
 Στ=dL/dt
Term
 Torque(definition)
Definition
 τ=r×F=rf sinφ
Term
 Angular Momentum (Definition)
Definition
 L=r x p=m(r x v)   L=rmv sinφ
Term
 Translational Velocity (Rolling)
Definition
 vcm=ωR
Term
 Angular Momentum
Definition
 L=Iω
Term
 Kinetic Energy (Rotating)
Definition
 K=(1/2)Iω2
Term
 Parallel Axis Theorem
Definition
 Ipa=Icm + Mh2
Term
 Newton's Second Law (Rotational)
Definition
 ∑τ=Iα
Term
 Rotational Inertia (Definition)
Definition
 I=∑miri2=∫r2 dm
Term
 Centripetal Acceleration
Definition
 ac=v2/r=ω2r
Term
 Rotational Kinematics Conversions
Definition
 s=rθ v=rω a=rα
Term
 Rotational Kinematics Definitions
Definition
 ω=Δθ/Δt=dθ/dt     α=Δω/Δt=dω/dt
Term
 Dot Product
Definition
 A•B=AB cosθ
Term
 Cross Product
Definition
 AxB=AB sinθ
Term
 Newton's Second Law
Definition
 ∑F=ma
Term
 Period
Definition
 T=1/f=2∏/ω=2∏r/v
Term
 Range Equation
Definition
 R=(vo2/g) sin2θ
Term
 Robot Arm Formula
Definition
 F(x)=F0(1+1/6[x2/xo2])
Term
 Impulse
Definition
 J=Δp=∫F dt
Term
 Force of Friction
Definition
 Ffr≤μFN
Term
 Meaning of Derivative
Definition
 Slope of Curve
Term
 Meaning of Integral
Definition
 Area under Curve
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