# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

MCAT Physics Equations
For use to study for the MCAT
24
Physics
01/01/2015

Term
 Velocity
Definition
 v = displacement / t
Term
 Acceleration
Definition
 a = (vf-vi) / t
Term
 Linear Motion #1
Definition
 vf2 = vi2 + 2aΔx
Term
 Linear Motion #2
Definition
 vf = vi + at
Term
 Linear Motion #3
Definition
 Δx = vit + ½at2
Term
 Average Velocity
Definition
 vavg = ½(v + vi)
Term
 Peak Height
Definition
 vi sinΘ = √2gh
Term
 Force
Definition
 F = ma =kx Expressed in Newtons (kg*m/s2)
Term
 Universal Gravitation
Definition
 Fg = Gm1m2 / r2   Universal Gravitation Constant G = 6.69 x 10-11
Term
 Centripetal Acceleration
Definition
 ac = v2/r
Term
 Centripetal Force
Definition
 Fc = mv2/r
Term
 Normal Force
Definition
 FN = mg cosΘ
Term
 Static + Kinetic Friction
Definition
 Ff = μFN   μ = coefficient of friction
Term
 Force down an Inclined Plane
Definition
 F = mg sinΘ
Term
 Torque
Definition
 FTorque = force x lever arm Fclockwise = Fcounterclockwise
Term
 Work
Definition
 W = Fd cosΘ =ΔKE measured in joules
Term
 Power
Definition
 P = w/t w = work P is in (W) watts (J/s)
Term
 Kinetic Energy
Definition
 KE = ½mv2
Term
 Gravitational Potential Energy
Definition
 Ug = mgh
Term
 Elastic Potential Energy
Definition
 UE = ½kΔx2 k = spring constant
Term
 Momentum
Definition
 p = mv p = momentum
Term
 Impulse
Definition
 J = Δmv =Favg Δt J = impulse
Term
 Density
Definition
 ρ = m/v ρ = density
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