physics test

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: eden1
  • Created on: 05-10-15 13:18
what is acceleration?
a change in speed per unit time
1 of 26
what is the equation for accelaration?
change in speed / time
2 of 26
what is the unit for accelaration?
m/s^2
3 of 26
what is deceleration?
slowing down.
4 of 26
what is speed?
the distance traveled in a certain amount of time.
5 of 26
what is the equation for speed?
distance / time
6 of 26
what does constant speed look like on a distance-time graph ?
positive corrolation (/)
7 of 26
what does stationary speed look like on a distance-time graph ?
a horizontal line (-)
8 of 26
what does constant speed look like in an opposite direction on a distance-time graph ?
a negative correlation (\)
9 of 26
what does accelerating look like on a distance-time graph ?
a curved positive correlation (J)
10 of 26
what does decelerating look like on a distance-time graph ?
a curved line which goes up then down (r)
11 of 26
what is the gradient of a distance time-graph used to calculate?
the speed
12 of 26
what is velocity?
speed in a given direction.
13 of 26
what is another equation for acceleration?
final velocity - starting velocity / time
14 of 26
what does uniform acceleration in a speed time graph look like?
positive corrolation (/)
15 of 26
what does uniform decceleration in a speed time graph look like?
a negative corrolation (\)
16 of 26
what does constant speed in a speed time graph look like?
a horizontal line (-)
17 of 26
what does stationary speed in a speed time graph look like?
a horizontal line at the bottom of the graph (_)
18 of 26
what does increasing acceleration in a speed time graph look like?
a curved positive correlation (J)
19 of 26
what does decreasing acceleration in a speed time graph look like?
a curved line which goes up then down (r)
20 of 26
what does decreasing decceleration in a speed time graph look like?
a curved negative correlation ((_)
21 of 26
what does increasing acceleration in a speed time graph look like?
a curved negative correlation ())
22 of 26
how do you work out the distance traveled in a speed time graph?
the area under a speed time graph.
23 of 26
what is the equation for force?
mass * acceleration
24 of 26
what is the equation for stopping distance?
thinking distance + braking distance
25 of 26
what is work?
energy needed to move an object.
26 of 26

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

what is the equation for accelaration?

Back

change in speed / time

Card 3

Front

what is the unit for accelaration?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

what is deceleration?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

what is speed?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Physics resources:

See all Physics resources »See all physic] resources »