# Shared Flashcard Set

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Physics Midterm
Question set for review
25
Physics
01/12/2013

Term
 Statics
Definition
 The study of objects in equilibrium.
Term
 Dynamics
Definition
 The study of why objects move.
Term
 Kinematics
Definition
 The study of how objects move
Term
 Tension
Definition
 The force on a chain, rope, or string
Term
 Friction
Definition
 The force between two objects that resists motion.
Term
 Newton's First Law
Definition
 The net force on an object is zero
Term
 Newton's Second Law
Definition
 The net force on an object results in a quantity equal to the mass times the acceleration.
Term
 Newton's Third law
Definition
 For every action force there is an equal and opposite reaction force.
Term
 Velocity is zero
Definition
 The velocity of an object at its maximum height if thrown directly up.
Term
 Acceleration is -9.80 m/s/s
Definition
 The acceleration of an object at its maximum height if thrown directly up.
Term
 Range
Definition
 The horizontal distance an object travels in projectile motion.
Term
 Trajectory
Definition
 The term used to describe the path of a projectile.
Term
 Fg = m * g
Definition
 Formula for finding weight of an object.
Term
 Law of inertia
Definition
 Newton's 1st Law is sometime referred to...
Term
 Law of acceleration
Definition
 Newton's 2nd Law is sometime referred to...
Term
 Law Of interaction
Definition
 Newton's 3rd Law is sometime referred to...
Term
 Electromagnetic, Strong Nuclear, Weak Nuclear, and Gravity
Definition
 What are the four fundamental forces found in nature?
Term
 A vector
Definition
 Quantity with magnitude and direction.
Term
 A scalar
Definition
 Quantity with magnitude only.
Term
 F.B.D. (Free body diagram)
Definition
 Diagram used to draw and isolate the force on a single object.
Term
 Yes
Definition
 If the Net Force on object is zero can the object be moving?
Term
 It will be accelerating
Definition
 If the Net Force on object is not zero how will that object be moving?
Term
 Yes, if its velocity is changing by changing its direction.
Definition
 Can an object with a constant speed be accelerating?
Term
 14 m
Definition
 A car is moving at 5.0 m/s. It undergoes an acceleration of 2.0 m/s/s for 2.0 seconds. How far will it be displaced?
Term
 5.0 Km, approximately 53 degrees west of north.
Definition
 A person travels 3.0 Km west then 4.0 Km north. What is this person's displacement?
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