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rotational mechanics

An Example of Servo-Constraints in Mechanics

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Servo-constraint was invented by Henri Beghin in his PhD thesis…
basickinematics

Basic Kinematics in Classical Mechanics

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There is an interesting thing in teaching of Classical Mechanics.…
kinematics

Presenting a Rare Kinematic Formula

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Here we present some useful kinematic fact which is uncommon…
airplanelift

How Does an Airplane Wing Work: a Primer on Lift

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Many people ask how an airplane wing works, and there are…
errors springs

Frequently Made Errors in Mechanics: Springs

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  1. Springs in Series "A spring of constant ##k_1##…
kinematic errors

Frequently Made Errors in Mechanics: Kinematics

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  Kinematics is the subset of dynamics…
mistakes moments

Frequently Made Errors in Mechanics: Moments

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 The term "moment" is used in various ways in Physics…
friction

Frequently Made Errors in Mechanics - Friction

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  1. Direction of the normal Definition: The normal…
forces mistakes

Frequently Made Errors in Mechanics: Forces

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 Notation: In this page, a circumflex signifies…