# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

AP Physics Equations
All the equations for the AP Physics test
70
Physics
01/16/2008

Term
 Uniform Acceleration Eq. 1
Definition
 VF=VI+at
Term
 Uniform Acceleration Eq. 2
Definition
 s=1/2 (Vf+Vi)t
Term
 Uniform Acceleration Eq 3
Definition
 s=vit + (1/2)at2
Term
 Uniform Acceleration Eq 4
Definition
 Vf2 = Vi2 + 2as
Term
 Newton's Second Law
Definition
 Fnet=ma
Term
 Centripetal Acceleration
Definition
 ac=v2/r
Term
 torque
Definition
 τ=rFsinθ
Term
 Centripetal Force
Definition
 fc=(mv2)/r
Term
 Momentum
Definition
 p=mv
Term
 Impulse
Definition
 J=Δp=FΔt
Term
 Kinetic Energy
Definition
 KE=(1/2)mv2
Term
 Gravitational Potential Energy
Definition
 gpe=mgh
Term
 Poweravg
Definition
 W/Δt
Term
 Hooke's Law
Definition
 Fs=-kx
Term
 Power
Definition
 Fvcosθ
Term
 Potential EnergySpring
Definition
 US=(1/2)kx2
Term
 Period of a Spring
Definition
 T=2π√(m/k)
Term
 Period of a Pendulum
Definition
 Tp=2π√(l/g)
Term
 Definition of Period
Definition
 T=1/f
Term
 Energy of a Photon
Definition
 E=hf=pc
Term
 Specific heat
Definition
 Q=mCsδt
Term
 Definition of capacitance
Definition
 C=Q/V
Term
 Coulomb's Law
Definition
 F=(kq1Q2)/r2
Term
 Electric Potential Definition
Definition
 V=U/q
Term
 Ohm's Law
Definition
 V=IR
Term
 Heat of Vaporization
Definition
 Q=mLv
Term
 Heat of Fusion
Definition
 Q=mLf
Term
 Capacitance in terms of Physical Characteristics
Definition
 C=(ε0A)/d
Term
 Law of Universal Gravitation
Definition
 FG=-(Gm1m2)/r2
Term
 Electric Potential Energy between two point charges
Definition
 U=(kQ1q2)/r
Term
 Linear Expansion Eq
Definition
 ΔL=αL0ΔT
Term
 Ideal Gas Law
Definition
 PV=nRt=NkBT
Term
 Energy Stored in a Capacitor
Definition
 UC=(1/2)Q/V=(1/2)CV2
Term
 Definition of Electric Field Strength
Definition
 E=F/q
Term
 Efficiency for a Carnot Engine
Definition
 e=(TH-TL)/TH
Term
 Definition of Pressure
Definition
 P=F/A
Term
 First Law of Thermodynamics
Definition
 ΔU=W+Q
Term
 Definition of Mechanical Power
Definition
 P=W/Δt
Term
 root-mean-square velocity
Definition
 vrms=√((3RT)/M)=√((3kBT)/μ
Term
 Electric Field Strength Eq for a point charge
Definition
 E=kQ/r2
Term
 Resistance in terms of physical characteristics
Definition
 R=(ρl)/A
Term
 Static Friction
Definition
 fs=μsRn
Term
 Kinetic Friction
Definition
 fk=μkRn
Term
 Gravitational Potential Energy
Definition
 UG=--(Gm1m2)/r
Term
 Acceleration due to Gravity
Definition
 aG=GM1/r2
Term
 Snell's Law of Refraction
Definition
 n1sinΘ1=n2sinΘ2
Term
 Definition of Index of Refraction
Definition
 n=c/v
Term
 Critical Angle Formula
Definition
 sinΘc=(n2)/n1
Term
 einstein's theory of relativity
Definition
 E=mc2
Term
 Work done on a System
Definition
 W=-PΔV
Term
 Efficiency of an Heat Engine
Definition
 e=|W/QH|
Term
 Electric Potential for source charge
Definition
 V=k(Q/r)
Term
 Electric Potential Difference
Definition
 V=U/q
Term
 Electric Field
Definition
 E= k(Q/r2)
Term
 Electric Current
Definition
 I=q/t
Term
 Electrical Power
Definition
 P=IV
Term
 Magnetic Field Strength around a wire
Definition
 B= (μ0/2π) (I/r)
Term
 Magnetic flux density
Definition
 Ø=BA
Term
 Magnetic force for moving charges
Definition
 F=qvBsinΘ
Term
 Magnetic Force for Current Carrying WIre
Definition
 F=ILBsinΘ
Term
Definition
 V=(-NBA)/t
Term
 Induced Electric Field in moving Wire
Definition
 E=vBsinΘ
Term
 Voltage induced on moving wire in electric field
Definition
 V=BlvsinΘ
Term
 Capacitors in Series
Definition
 1/CS=Σ1/C1+etc
Term
 Capacitors in Parallel
Definition
 CP=ΣC1
Term
 Resistors in Series
Definition
 RS=ΣR1
Term
 Resistors in Parallel
Definition
 1/RP=Σ1/R1
Term
 Electric Field
Definition
 E=-V/d
Term
 Wavelength
Definition
 λ=h/p
Term
 velocity of a wave
Definition
 v=fλ
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