Particle Description


Mechanics deals generally with physical objects or bodies. A particle is a geometric point with a mass. It has a location, but no shape or size.

Although such ideal particles do not exist in nature, any object or body can be may be considered and treated as a particle when its shape, size, parts, rotation, or vibrations are small or unimportant to the motion being considered. For instance, the earth can often be treated as a particle in some problems of celestial mechanics, but it is definitely not a particle in considering weather or the behavior of artificial satellites. This topic is not subdivided, but applications of the concept can be discussed.

History including prehistory, antiquity, and classical and medieval history can be connectd. Modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century can be connected. The concept of particle mechanics developed and was refined during this period. The future can be connected.

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Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be connected.

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and families can be connected.

Culture, anthropology, personal studies, and other science will be connected as the site develops.

Created 15 Mar 2017 Last updated 15 Mar 2017