AP Physics Force Review Questions
What force is always present, and what is its equation?
How is sum of force (net force) depicted in a free body diagram?
It is an arrow that DOES NOT touch the body. Recall that the net force is the answer wh
AP Physics Resistance Review Questions
What does the term electric potential energy mean?
Electric potential is the potential energy associated with the electric force F=qE
What are three ways to increase the capacitance of a capacitor?
AP Physics Atomic Numbers and Electrons Review Questions
What did Thompson discover?
What did Rutherford discover?
What is the Bohr Model of the atom?
That the orbits of the electrons are like planets around the Sun.
What is the e
AP Physics Conductors and Insulators Review Questions
How can you tell when an engine is a Carnot Engine?
The engine's efficiency is 1-Tc/Th. It is defined by the temperature's in the reservoirs and not the
thermal energy flowing from them.
Under what con
AP Physics Speed and Velocity Review Questions
What two entities comprise a vector?
Magnitude and direction
What do you do with any vector that is not on either the x or y axis?
Break it up into x and y components using trig, add up the components.
AP Physics Electromagnetic Force Review Questions
What is the path of a charged particle in a magnetic field?
The particle travels in a circle. Radius=momentum/qB
How is the force on a charged particle in a magnetic field creating the path calculated?
AP Physics Impulse and Momentum Review Questions
How can total momentum be calculated?
Adding the momentum of all the bodies.
What is the difference between elastic and inelastic collisions? State the relevant equations
kinetic energy is conserv
AP Physics Light Movements Review Questions
When light travels from less dense more dense mediums, how does the refracted ray bend
in relation to the normal line.
Less to More dense, the refracted ray bends towards the normal line.
When light travels from
AP Physics Wavelengths Review Questions
What are the differences and similarities between transverse and longitudinal waves?
Transverse waves: The displacement is perpendicular to the wave's motion. Longitudinal waves:
The displacement is in the direction
AP Physics Heat and Temperature Review Questions
What is temperature?
The measure of the average kinetic energy of the molecules.
What is internal energy?
The motion of the molecules in gas.
What is an indication of a change in the internal energy?