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Tension

In physics, the mechanical tension is a force exerted on…

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Elastic energy

Elastic energy is potential energy related to elastic force, stored in…

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Newton’s first law

Newton’s first law states that an object will continue at…

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Newton’s second law

What about cases where the total force on an object…

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Newton’s third law

Newton’s third law states that all forces in nature occur…

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Acceleration

To accelerate means to speed up. The greater the acceleration,…

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Speed

The terms “speed” and “velocity” are not interchangeable, they do…

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Force

The force may be thought of as an influence which tends…

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Friction

Friction can be defined as the force between surfaces in contact…

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Torque (moment of force)

A torque (called also moment, or moment of force) is…

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Velocity

The velocity of an object is a physical vector quantity…

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Motion

In physics, the motion of an object is a change…

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Relative motion

Relative motion is the calculation of the motion of an…

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Circular motion

Circular motion is a common type of rotational motion. Like…

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Rotational motion

The rotational motion deals only with rigid bodies. A rigid…

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Translational motion

Translational motion is the motion by which a body shifts…

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Statics

Informally, statics is the study of forces without motion. More…

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Rigid body

A rigid body (also known as rigid object) is defined…

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Plasticity

Plasticity is the capacity to resist plastic deformation (dislocation movement…

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Viscoelasticity

Viscoelasticity is the study of materials which have a time-dependent…

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Pressure

Pressure is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of…

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Displacement

The displacement of an object is defined as the vector…

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Inertia

Inertia is the resistance, of any physical object, to any…

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Anelasticity

Anelasticity is a characteristic of viscoelastic materials that depends on…

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Viscosity

The viscosity (\(\mu\)) is that property of matter, defined as…

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