Unit 3
Circular Motion and Gravitational Force
Circular Motion Objectives
Identify the velocity and direction of an object in uniform circular motion
Calculate the centripetal acceleration and force acting on an object
Indicate the direction of centripeta
Laws of Force
Understanding and applying the laws
governing motion and nature of
forces in the physical world, you will!
Newtonian Forces
Calculate the effect of forces on objects;
including the law of inertia, the relationship
between force and accelerat
Unit 2
Vector quantities and 2-D kinematics
Vector quantities objectives
Represent vector quantities with arrows that are drawn to scale
Identify vector directions as north, south, east and west
Add and subtract vector quantities both graphically and alge
Physics
1 Semester Final Exam
st
1. After school, Wonder Woman and Supergirl drove to the mall to do some shopping. To get to the
mall they drove 2.4 km [N] and then 3.2 km [E]. What is the magnitude of the girls displacement
upon arriving at the mall?
A.
Roxana Arcos
Period 5
October 15, 2010
Dobbs
How Slow Can You Go?
1. Introduction
Define the Problem
Does the average car traveling down Briar Forest have enough time to stop at the
yellow light on Briar Home?
Background Information
The average coefficien