The Laws of Motion

  • Jens M. Knudsen
  • Poul G. Hjorth


This chapter contains nothing new. Through a series of examples we wish to illustrate the application of the basic theorems of mechanics. We start by reviewing classical mechanics in the form of ten “laws” or theorems.


Angular Momentum Angular Velocity Reaction Force Gravitational Field Total Angular Momentum 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens M. Knudsen
    • 1
  • Poul G. Hjorth
    • 2
  1. 1.Orsted LaboratoryNiels Bohr InstituteCopenhagen ODenmark
  2. 2.Mathematical InstituteTechnical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark

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