AP Physics
Monday |
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
Assignments:
Chapter 13 website problems (1-8) due Monday 12/6
Chapter 14 problems pp. 478–481: Problems:
Speed of sound: 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, due Monday 12/13
Important Vocabulary:
Hooke's Law, p. 419 | |
simple harmonic motion, p. 419 | |
SHM, p. 419 | |
amplitude, p. 419 | |
period, p. 419 | |
frequency, p. 420 | |
phase constant, p. 430 | |
damped motion, p. 432 | |
wavelength, p. 434 | |
wave speed, p. 434 | |
transverse wave, p. 434 |
longitudinal wave, p. 435 | |
principle of superposition, p. 437 | |
constructive interference, p. 438 | |
destructive interference, p. 438 | |
refraction, p. 439 | |
diffraction, p. 440 | |
standing wave, p. 441 | |
node, p. 441 | |
antinode, p. 441 | |
fundamental frequency, p. 441 | |
harmonic series, p. 441 | |
resonance, p. 444 |
Important Equations:
Useful links:
AP
Yearly Schedule
Your textbook companion site,
Thermoacoustics
with Ben & Jerry's
Penn State's
Thermoacoustics project
Physics Classroom
Java games
Spring
oscillator
Standing Waves
Howstuffworks
How Home Thermostats
Work
How Dippy Birds Work
How
Thermometers Work
How Air
Conditioners Work
How
Snow Makers Work
How
Refrigerators Work