AP Physics
Monday |
Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday |
Efficiency, Conservative Forces | Conservation of Mechanical Energy | Quiz--Energy Impulse & momentum |
Newton's 2nd Law (reloaded) | Lab--determining impulse |
Equipment needed: pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday
Assignments:
Chapter 5: pp. 169–171: Problems: due Wednesday 10/6
Conservation of Energy: 61, 62, 63, 65, 67, 69,
Additional Exercises: 87, 88, 93,
Chapter 6: pp. 204–204: Problems: due Monday 10/11
Momentum: 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21,
Impulse: 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 34
Important Vocabulary:
potential energy, p. 150 | |
gravitational potential energy, p. 150 | |
law of conservation of total energy, p. 153 | |
conservative force, p. 153 | |
nonconservative force, p. 153 | |
total mechanical energy, p. 154 | |
conservative system, p. 154 | |
law of conservation of mechanical energy, p. 155 |
efficiency, p. 162 | |
linear momentum, p. 173 | |
total linear momentum, p. 173 | |
impulse, p. 178 | |
impulse-momentum theorem, p. 178 | |
Force vs. time graph, p. 178 |
Important Equations:
W = Fd (definition of work)
W = DKE (Work-Energy Theorem)
KE = 1/2 mv^{2} (Kinetic Energy)
PE = mgh (Potential Energy)
P = W/t (definition of power)
F = Dp/Dt (Newton's 2nd Law)
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