Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Kinematics

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6667

\ ki-nә-ma-tiks\ n plural but singular in construction [F. cinématique, fr. Gk kinēmat-, kinēma motion, fr. kinein to move] (1840) A branch of dynamics that deals with aspects of motion apart from considerations of mass and force.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA