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stat·ics

 (stăt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The equilibrium mechanics of stationary bodies.
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statics

(ˈstætɪks)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that produce a state of equilibrium in a system of bodies. Compare dynamics1
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stat•ics

(ˈstæt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of mechanics that deals with bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium.
[1650–60]
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stat·ics

(stăt′ĭks)
The branch of physics that deals with objects that are not in motion and with forces that are offset or counterbalanced by each other.
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Noun1.statics - the branch of mechanics concerned with forces in equilibrium
mechanics - the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
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Translations
statiikka
statika
statyka

statics

n singStatik f
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The Art of Sight Recognition, being no longer needed, was no longer practised; and the studies of Geometry, Statics, Kinetics, and other kindred subjects, came soon to be considered superfluous, and fell into disrespect and neglect even at our University.
"Professor, you must not confound statics with dynamics or you will be exposed to grave errors.
The two sentiments, equal in force, kept her stationary by a law as true in ethics as it is in statics. This state of uncertain expectation is pleasing to unmarried women as long as they feel themselves young, and in a position to choose a husband.
First, positive prudence, as defined by Kimball (1990), is known to be a necessary condition for decreasing absolute risk aversion, as defined by Pratt (1964), which is one of the widely accepted assumptions in the literature and highly correlated with the comparative statics of an increase in wealth (Mossin, 1968).
(Results were often less than successful: funds were short, new materials and building methods too little understood.) In the 1970s, the Modern Movement approach was given an Immense boost and vastly increased range of expression by the evolution of new approaches to structural engineering, partly based on new inter-relationships of theories of statics, dynamics and pure mathematics, and partly on development of new materials like very strong adhesives, silicone jointing for glass sheets and ductile iron.(7) At last the fusion of interior and exterior could be achieved in ways that were only dimly perceivable to nineteenth-century designers.
He covers, for example, astronomy, cosmology, statics, kinematics, optics, chemistry, and the science of matter.
Earlier, security forces used tear gas for a second wave of protesters demanding Al-Bashir to step down following rallies against the government that left 19 people dead and more than 400 wounded, according to official statics since protests broke out on December 19th.
According to the Election Commission statics, in Punjab province 5725 violations were noticed but district monitoring teams penalized 38 candidates only and 1340 candidates were issued show cause notices while 248 warned.
About Vehari campus, he said that number of students were on rise in the Campus, adding that the BZU administration was considering to initiate another four disciplines including MPA, Statics, English and Sociology.
One of the buzz bands of the moment, The Statics are taking to the stage upstairs at Whelans tonight.
After an introduction and a review of statics, he covers stress, strain, mechanical properties of materials, axial loading, torsion in shafts, bending in beams, and stress and strain transformations.
Chapter topics include: the statics and dynamics of underwater structures, random wave-induced pore pressure and effective stresses in a porous seabed, forced vibrations of rectangular anistropic plates in an ocean structure, numerical simulations for interaction of viscous traveling wave with structures in a nearshore zone, and a typhoon and hurricane swell prediction scheme, among others.