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kin·e·mat·ics

 (kĭn′ə-măt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of mechanics that studies the motion of a body or a system of bodies without consideration given to its mass or the forces acting on it.

[From Greek kīnēma, kīnēmat-, motion, from kīnein, to move; see keiə- in Indo-European roots.]

kin′e·mat′ic, kin′e·mat′i·cal adj.
kin′e·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
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the subject of the public contract is the delivery of the kinematic system.
Their topics include evaluating kinematic displacement rate effects of transient thermal processes in thrust belts using coupled thermo-mechanical finite-element models, the Paleozoic tectonic evolution of the western Blue Ridge in the southern Appalachians: a critical examination of long-standing conflicts in a poly-deformed system, the Paleoproterozoic to Triassic crustal evolution of Korea's Gyeonggi Massif and tectonic correlation with the North China craton, thrust loading as a mechanism for crustal recycling: an example from the Swakane Gneiss Cascades crystalline core in Washington State, and geologic and kinematic insights from far-traveled horses in the Brevard fault zone of the southern Appalachians.
Sprint mechanics refers to the kinetic and kinematic variables associated with human running movements (Morin et al.
The various kinematic variables were measured based on descriptions outlined Table 1.
On the one hand the structural group with six structural links have used or have significant prospects of application in machinery of technological equipment in light industry, on the other--the appropriateness (effectiveness) of their use is not theoretically justified because there is no known method for their kinematic and dynamic researches.
Several researchers have investigated workspace boundaries for different degrees of freedom (DOF), joint types and kinematic structures utilizing many approaches.
A previous study (Part I) identified the THOR dummy as a suitable baseline dummy by comparing the kinematic responses of six existing dummies with PMHS response corridors through laboratory rollover testing.
In case of heavy machine-tools, with vertically displaced heavy elements, hydraulic systems are used for discharging the feeding/positioning kinematic chains [1, 2, 3].
For documentation purposes prior to hip surgery, she was evaluated using kinetic (gait analysis and hip rotation moment) and kinematic (rotating hip excursion) analyses during gait and stair ascent as the latter activity was the one that brought about a major limitation in her daily life.
Any machine that consists of moving parts has to be designed to properly perform its kinematic functions.
Properties of each sample like moisture content, free fatty acid, kinematic viscosity and saponification value were determined.
Two phases were used for performing the mechanism analysis at the first one kinematical parameters of the links included into the kinematic chain OOyAB were derived and using the obtained parameters in the second phase motion parameters of the rocket positioning link which is included into the structure of the chain OiCDE were obtained.