Physics – Flashcard

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The head, neck, torso make up the ________ part
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Axial
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physics
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force
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a push or pull exerted on an object
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net force
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overall force on an object when all the individual forces acting on an object are added together
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balanced force
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equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions
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unbalanced force
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a nonzero net force that changes an object's motion
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matter
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mass
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weight
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motion
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gravity
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the force that pulls object toward each other
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speed
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velocity
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acceleration
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inertia
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tendency of a moving object to continue in a straight line or of a stationary object to remain in place
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newtons
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energy
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ability to do work or cause change, such as moving an object some distance
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kinetic energy
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energy that an object has becase of its motion
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potential energy
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energy that is stored and held in readiness
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Law of Conservation of Energy
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the rule that energy cannot be created or destroyed
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friction
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force that one surface exerts on another when the two rub against each other
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pendulum
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energy transformation
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