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AP Physics

Week 16 (12/6-12/10)


Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Mid Term Review Mid Term review MID TERM Sound Waves Speed of sound

Equipment needed:  pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday


Chapter 13 website problems (1-8) due Monday 12/6

Chapter 14 problems pp. 478481: Problems:
Speed of sound:  11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, due Monday 12/13

Important Vocabulary:

bulletHooke's Law, p. 419
bulletsimple harmonic motion, p. 419
bulletSHM, p. 419
bulletamplitude, p. 419
bulletperiod, p. 419
bulletfrequency, p. 420
bulletphase constant, p. 430
bulletdamped motion, p. 432
bulletwavelength, p. 434
bulletwave speed, p. 434
bullettransverse wave, p. 434
bulletlongitudinal wave, p. 435
bulletprinciple of superposition, p. 437
bulletconstructive interference, p. 438
bulletdestructive interference, p. 438
bulletrefraction, p. 439
bulletdiffraction, p. 440
bulletstanding wave, p. 441
bulletnode, p. 441
bulletantinode, p. 441
bulletfundamental frequency, p. 441
bulletharmonic series, p. 441
bulletresonance, p. 444

Important Equations:

Useful links:    
AP Yearly Schedule
Your textbook companion site,

Thermoacoustics with Ben & Jerry's
Penn State's Thermoacoustics project

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