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Physics Vocab Chapter 2

Physics Vocab Chapter 2 - Term Definition Mechanics Study...

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Term: Mechanics Definition: Study of the motion of objects and the related concepts of force and energy Term: Kinematics Definition: Description of how objects move Term: Dynamics Definition: Deals with force and why objects move as they do Term: Translational motion Definition: Movement without rotating Term: Particle Definition: Mathematical point that has no size
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Term: Reference frame Definition: Measurement of position, distance, or speed Term: Coordinate axes Definition: XY axes- can be placed for convenience and are always perpendicular Term: Position Definition: X coordinate for one dimensional motion Term: Displacement Definition: How far the object is from its starting point Term: Distance Definition: Change in position
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Term: Vector Definition: Quantity with magnitude and direction Term: Average speed Definition: Total distance traveled along its path divided by the time it takes to travel this distance Term: Speed Definition: How far an object travels in a given time interval Term: Velocity Definition: Signifies magnitude of how fast an
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