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

Podcast mechanics

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Podcasting is an automatic mechanism whereby multimedia computer files are transferred from a server to a client, which pulls down XML files containing the Internet addresses of the media files. In general, these files contain audio or video, but also … Read More

Mechanics of adjustable gastric band

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The placement of the band produces a little pouch in the leading from the stomach. This pouch holds roughly ½ cup of food, whereas the common stomach holds about six cups of food. The pouch fills with food rapidly, and … Read More