classical mechanics

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Noun1.classical mechanics - the branch of mechanics based on Newton's laws of motion
mechanics - the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
klasična mehanika
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But Phileas Fogg, who was not travelling, but only describing a circumference, took no pains to inquire into these subjects; he was a solid body, traversing an orbit around the terrestrial globe, according to the laws of rational mechanics.
Via App's sound shrugs off rational mechanics for provocative interludes that suggest human intervention and erratic drives.
He illustrates the first by the rational mechanics of d'Alembert and Euler, which derives explanations from a priori laws of inertia and collision.