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Mechanics (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Mechanics
Used for/see from:
  • Classical mechanics
  • Newtonian mechanics
See also:

94-43965: Knudsen, J.M. Elements of Newtonian mechanics, c1995 (classical mechanics)

Britannica Micro.: v. VI, p. 739, under Mechanics, Classical (Study of the motions of material bodies of ordinary size moving at speeds that are small compared with the speed of light)

McGraw-Hill dict. sci. tech.: under Newtonian mechanics (System of mechanics based upon Newton's laws of motion in which mass and energy are considered as separate, conservative, mechanical properties, in contrast to their treatment in relativistic mechanics)