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mechanical system

Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Contents

Idea

In physics there is the notion of a physical system, the totality of all the entities and processes – its mechanics – regarded as being part of the physics under discussion.

Types of mechanical systems

Examples

Revised on February 4, 2014 04:50:09 by Urs Schreiber (89.204.137.228)