Study of mechanics

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  The main principles of mechanics Principle of energy conservation For any physical object with mass, any change in its state results in the expenditure or dissipation of energy. Principle of least action The idea of ​​the principle of least … Read More

Linear motion

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In physics, and more particularly in mechanics, a linear motion is a movement that takes place along a straight line. During a rectilinear motion, the velocity vector v retains its direction, its value being able to remain constant (uniform linear … Read More

Aristotle on motion

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(The beginning of physics in Latin translation in a Venetian incunabulum of 1483 adorned with hand-painted miniatures: New York, Morgan Library & Museum) Physics is next to the Metaphysics and Nicomachean Ethics of the major works of Aristotle . It deals with the explanation (definition) of some basic terms that are used … Read More

Mechanics

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(Arabic manuscript about a machine. Unknown date (estimated: 16th-19th centuries). Mechanics is a branch of physics whose object is the study of motion, deformations or equilibrium states of physical systems. This science aims to describe the movements of different kinds … Read More