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AP Physics

Week 6 (9/27-10/1)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Test--Unit 2 Work, Force-position graphs Hooke's Law, Work-Energy Theorem Potential Energy, Power NO SCHOOL
In-service

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

Assignments:

Chapter 5 pp. 165170: Problems: Due Monday 10/4
Work (constant force)-- 7, 9, 13, 15, 17
Work (variable force)--23, 25, 27, 29, 31
Work-Energy Theorem--35, 37, 39, 41
Potential Energy--47, 49, 51, 53
Power--77, 79, 81, 85

Important Vocabulary:

bulletwork, p. 138
bulletjoule, p. 139
bulletmechanical work, p. 139
bulletnet work, p. 140
bulletwork done by a variable force, p. 142
bulletHooke's Law, p. 143
bulletspring constant, p. 143
bulletkinetic energy, p. 146
bulletwork-energy theorem, p. 146
bulletpotential, p. 149

 

Important Equations:

W = Fd (definition of work)

W = DKE (Work-Energy Theorem)

KE = 1/2 mv2 (Kinetic Energy)

PE = mgh (Potential Energy)

Pythagorean theorem diagramequation
images from The Physics Classroom

Useful links:     AP Yearly Schedule
                            Your textbook companion site,
                            Physics Classroom: Newton's Laws
                            Physics Classroom:  Vectors
                            Play with Inclined planes in Java
                            Play with projectiles in Java
                            Vector Addition Practice
                            Free-body diagrams practice
                            Pasco 2nd Law experiment