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Difference between statics, dynamics, kinematics and kinetics

  1. Mar 9, 2015 #1
    Dear All,

    I am often get confused when four terms STATICS,DYNAMICS,KINEMATICS and KINETICS are used in physics Mechanics.can someone please differentiate between these four terms.i will be thankful.
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  3. Mar 9, 2015 #2
    Statics : speed is zero
    Kinematics and kinetics : speed is constant
    Dynamics : speed is changing (there is acceleration)
  4. Mar 10, 2015 #3
    Kinematics studies accelerated motion as well.
  5. Mar 10, 2015 #4


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