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. He was at this moment calculating in his mind the number of hours spent since his departure from London, and, had it been in his nature to make a useless demonstration, would have rubbed his hands for satisfaction.
This anthology of twenty-two science readings in Latin covers eight subject areas (Architecture and Engineering, Astronomy and Rational Mechanics, Chemistry, Economics, General Knowledge, Mathematics, Medicine, and Optics).
Jackson, "General mass action kinetics," Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, vol.
On the flow of a simple fluid in an orthogonal rheometer, Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis 79(1): 39-47.
Via App's sound shrugs off rational mechanics for provocative interludes that suggest human intervention and erratic drives.
Truesdell, "The rational mechanics of materials--past, present, future," vol.
Murdoch, "A continuum theory of elastic material surfaces," Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, vol.
Sbordone, "On the integrability of the Jacobian under minimal hypotheses," Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, vol.