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What is rigid body motion?

  1. Mar 30, 2013 #1
    I would like to a complete details on rigid body motion.
     
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  3. Mar 30, 2013 #2
    Wolfram Scienceworld gives a very neat definition of a rigid body:

    "A body R, regardless of shape and volume, with the characteristic that the relative distance between any two points of R remains constant, even if the body is acted upon by external forces."
     
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