PH105-106 mcat review
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PH105-106 mcat review
Basic overview of General Physics Principles
Velocity at time t with acceleration a:
Distance at time t with acceleration a:
Find velocity at a point d with acceleration a:
distance at time t without acceleration a:
On an xy axis with a velocity with angle
between velocity and the x axis, What is the X component of the velocity? What is the Y component of velocity?
Common Trigonometric Functions:
sin 0 = 0
cos 0 = 1
tan 0 = 0
tan90= not possible.
What are it's units?
kg m/s or N s
But is more useful as
: Change in Momentum
What are the Units?
where theta is the angle between F and d
Its units are Joules (N m)
What are the units?
It is Joules/s or Watts.
Define Kinetic Energy:
When is total mechanical energy conserved?
When the sum of PE and KE is constant
What is the Work Energy Theorum?
All work performed is equal to the Change in Kinetic Energy:
What is the Conservation of Energy?
When there are not any nonconservitive forces acting on a system, the total mechanical energy remains constant.
Friction is one example of a nonconserved force.
Which of the following are Scalar?
Which of the following are Vectors?
What is characteristic of Elastic collisions?
KE is conserved
What is Characteristic of inelastic Collisions?
KE is not conserved
What is Characteristic of perfectly inelastic collisions?
The objects stick together.
What is Newtons 1st Law?
The law of inertia; bodies in motion or rest tend to stay at motion or rest, unless acted on by net force.
What is Newtons 2nd Law?
Net force and net acceleration are in the same direction.
What is Newtons 3rd Law?
The law of force pairs. Equal and opposite force.
What is the Law of gravitation?
Is mass or weight a vector?
Weight is a vector. W=mg and is the earth's gravitational pull on the mass. the direction is towards the earth.
Is mass scalar or a vector?
It is scalar. It is only a measure of inertia.
What is F
The force necessary to keep an object moving in circular motion.
Define a radian:
1 radian is the portion of the circumference that is equal in length to the radius.
Define angular velocity
Define angular acceleration:
How is linear velocity related to angular velocity?
How is linear acceleration related to rotational acceleration?
given the frequency, define angular velocity:
Define period T
What must be true or constant to correctly apply the kinematic equations?
must be constant.
Find angular velocity at time t with angular acceleration given.
what is the angular velocity given the number of rotations at a given angular acceleration?
find find the number of radians traversed given time and angular acceleration:
define average angular velocity:
What is the relation between torque and moment of inertia?
Define rotational kinetic energy:
In rotational kinematics what does I play, and how is that different from linear kinematics?
I is the moment of inertia, and it replaces mass. It depends on both the scalar quantity of mass and the physical distribution of the mass.
Define Angular momentum:
Define Newton's second law in terms of angular momentum:
Define center of mass:
Location of balance on linear object.
what are the units/
Define specific gravity:
Is pressure scalar or a vector
What are the Units?
What is standard atmospheric Pressure?
Define gauge pressure:
Define absolute pressure:
is the surface pressure.
Must be a static fluid.
Define Buoyant Force for a given fluid:
Define flow rate:
Define the flow of a fluid through varying diameters:
Define Bernoulli's Equation:
For an Enclosed Fluid, Define Pascal's principle:
How does Pascal's equation relate to work?
Define Coulomb's Law:
What are the Units?
For Electrostatics, define the constant k:
Define Electric Field:
N/C or V/m
What is the difference between equipotential lines and field lines?
Equipotential are all at the same potential and lie perpendicular to the field lines.
Field lines Go from High potential to low Potential, and radiate from Charges.
Define Electric Potential:
Define the potential difference between two charged plates at distance d between them:
Define Electrical Potential Energy:
notice that the radius is not squared!
Does work done by the electrostatic force result in an increase or decrease in Potential Energy?
Does work done against the electrostatic force result in an increase or decrease in Potential Energy?
Flow of electric charge. Amp=C/s
Define Ohm's Law:
Where V is voltage,
I is Current,
R is Resistance.
How is resistance affected by temperature?
Resistance increases with increasing temperatures in most conductors.
What are the units of Resistance?
Define the Power dissipated by a Resistor:
What does the Power dissipated by a resistor apply to?
It Can apply to either the whole circuit or to individual resistors.
What is the mathematical principle for capacitors in parallel?
What is the mathematical principle for capacitors in series?
Define Gauss's Law:
Define the dielectric constant:
What are Kirchoff's Laws?
1. At any junction within a circuit, the sum of current entering must equal the current leaving.
2. The sum of voltage sources equals the sum of voltage drops around a closed circuit loop.
How do R, I and V add in parallel?
How do R, I and V add in series?
, and P
for Alternating current:
What does adding a dielectric do to the Capacitance?
It increases it:
What is a dielectric?
Define Tesla T
Define Period T:
T=time to complete 1 cycle
What is the angular frequency?
It is equal to angular velocity, and given in rad.
What is Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)?
It is a periodic motion where the period (T) (and frequency) is independent of the amplitude.
What is wavelength?
It is the distance between 2 corresponding points on consecutive pulses. So crest to crest, or trough to trough.
What is the Velocity of a wave in a spring?
What is the speed of a wave given
Do electromagnetic waves need a medium?
NO. light for example.
what is the speed of light?
What is the wavelength for a string attached at each end?
What is the wavelength for an open pipe?
What is the wavelength for a closed pipe?
How does sound intensity add and subtract?
Adding 10dB is like multiplying the Intensity by 10.
Subtracting 10dB is like dividing the Intensity by 10.