πŸ“š

All Subjects

Β >Β 

🎑 

AP Physics 1

Β >Β 

πŸŒ€

Unit 2

2.6 Newton's Second Law

1 min readβ€’june 8, 2020

peter57616

Peter Apps


AP Physics 1 🎑

BookmarkedΒ 4kΒ β€’Β 230Β resources
See Units

Essential Knowledge 3.B.1 πŸ›«

If an object of interest interacts with several other objects, the net force is the vector sum of the individual forces. Projectile motion and circular motion are both included in AP Physics 1.
Newton’s Second Law states, β€œThe acceleration of an object as produced by a net force is directly proportional to the magnitude of the net force, in the same direction as the net force, and inversely proportional to the mass of the object.”
Key Concept: Net Force - the vector sum of all forces acting on a particle or body
https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/fiveable-92889.appspot.com/o/images%2FScreen%20Shot%202020-04-08%20at%202.10.17%20PM.png?alt=media&token=cffe41fb-84a1-44b2-b669-d1c0af0df263

Essential Knowledge 3.B.2 🌐

Free-body diagrams are useful tools for visualizing forces being exerted on a single object and writing the equations that represent a physical situation.
As we’ve covered over a multitude of standards in this guide, you must understand how to correctly depict a free-body diagram in AP Physics 1. This includes the few key concepts that we’ve dealt with. If you remember two key things with free-bodies, keep in mind they only show external forces (ie. forces that cause motion) and do not draw components unless otherwise specified.
πŸ“Practice: Newton's Second Law - FRQ 2019
πŸŽ₯Watch: AP Physics 1 Khan Academy - Newton's Second Law of Motion

Was this guide helpful?

Fiveable logo
Join Fiveable for free
Create a free account to bookmark content and compete in trivia
Hours Logo
Studying with Hours = the ultimate focus mode
Start a free study session
Browse Study Guides By Unit
πŸ‘‰AP Physics Essentials
πŸ“†Big Reviews: Finals & Exam Prep
✍️Free Response Questions (FRQs)
🧐Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
πŸ”ŠUnit 10: Mechanical Waves & Sound
πŸ‘ŸUnit 1: Kinematics
πŸŒ€Unit 2: Dynamics
πŸš€Unit 3: Circular Motion
⚑️Unit 4: Energy
⛳️Unit 5: Momentum
🎸Unit 6: Simple Harmonic Motion
🎑Unit 7: Torque & Rotational Motion
πŸ’‘Unit 8: Electric Charges & Electric Force
πŸ”‹Unit 9: DC Circuits
FREE AP physics 1 Survival Pack + Cram Chart PDF
Sign up now for instant access to 2 amazing downloads to help you get a 5
πŸ“± Stressed or struggling and need to talk to someone?
Talk to a trained counselor for free. It's 100% anonymous.
Text FIVEABLE to 741741 to get started.
Β© 2021 Fiveable, Inc.