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