Resultant Forces

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: LSmith
  • Created on: 25-03-14 19:49
If an object remains stationary if the resultant force acting on it is...
zero
1 of 15
If an object is moving and has a resultant force of zero, it keeps moving at...
the same speed in the same direction
2 of 15
If the resultant force acting on an object is not zero, a stationary object...
begins to accelerate in the same direction as the force
3 of 15
A moving object speeds up, slows down...
or changes direction
4 of 15
Acceleration depends on...
the force applied to an object and the object’s mass
5 of 15
What is a resultant force?
A single force that has the same effect on the object as all the individual forces acting together
6 of 15
In a force diagram, the longer the arrow...
the bigger the force
7 of 15
When there is a non-zero resultant force...
the object accelerates in the direction of the resultant force
8 of 15
When there is a non-zero resultant force, a stationary object begins to move...
in the direction of the resultant force
9 of 15
When there is a non-zero resultant force, a moving object...
speeds up, slows down or changes direction depending on the direction of the resultant force
10 of 15
An object will accelerate in...
the direction of the resultant force
11 of 15
The bigger the force...
the greater the acceleration
12 of 15
A force on a large mass will accelerate it ____ than the same force on a smaller mass
Less
13 of 15
Doubling the mass _____ the acceleration
Halves
14 of 15
F = m × a What is the acceleration of a 10 kg mass with a 50 N resultant force acting on it?
50 ÷ 10 = 5 m/s2
15 of 15

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

If an object is moving and has a resultant force of zero, it keeps moving at...

Back

the same speed in the same direction

Card 3

Front

If the resultant force acting on an object is not zero, a stationary object...

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

A moving object speeds up, slows down...

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Acceleration depends on...

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 Forces and Motion resources »