# Shared Flashcard Set

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Solebury School Physics
Chapter 5
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Physics
10/18/2007

Term
 Acceleration =
Definition
 A = change in velocity/time interval
Term
 Acceleration is directly proportional to...
Definition
 Net forceand 1/mass
Term
 Free Body diagram
Definition
 A diagram showing all the forces acting on an object.
Term
 P stands for
Definition
 PressureP = F/AForce divided by area of application
Term
 Pa
Definition
 PascalsForce, which is measured in newtons.
Term
 Terminal Speed
Definition
 When air resistance on and object equals the weight of that object the net force is zero.  No further acceleration can occur.
Term
 Force =
Definition
 A push or a pull
Term
 What does the shape like a fish mean?
Definition
 Proportional to
Term
 Static equilibrium
Definition
 When something is at rest.
Term
 dynamic equilibrium
Definition
 When an object is at constant velocity
Term
 Friction
Definition
 The force that opposes motion.  Always in the opposite direction of the motion.
Term
 Friction depends upon:
Definition
 1. The nature of the surfaces2. The normal force3. Not the speed4. Not the surface area/area of contact
Term
 Air Resistance is a form of...
Definition
 Friction
Term
 Air resistance depends upon...
Definition
 the shape and speed of the object
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