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Parameters of moving

  1. Jan 5, 2015 #1
    How much and what type of parameters needs and enough to completly describe moving?
    Of partical for example.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 5, 2015 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    If you have a point particle then there are 3 degrees of freedom. If it is a particle with some structure then there can be other degrees of freedom such as rotation and vibration.
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