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mechanics US English

The branch of applied mathematics dealing with motion and forces producing motion

mechanic US English

A person who repairs and maintains machinery

body mechanics US English

Exercises designed to improve posture, coordination, and stamina

fluid mechanics US English

The branch of mechanics dealing with the properties of fluids in various states and with their reaction to forces acting upon them

soil mechanics US English

The branch of science concerned with the properties and behavior of soil as they affect its use in civil engineering

wave mechanics US English

A method of analysis of the behavior of atomic phenomena with particles represented by wave equations

quantum mechanics US English

The branch of mechanics that deals with the mathematical description of the motion and interaction of subatomic particles, incorporating the concepts of quantization of energy, wave-particle duality, the uncertainty principle, and the correspondence principle

celestial mechanics US English

The branch of theoretical astronomy that deals with the calculation of the motions of celestial objects such as planets

Newtonian mechanics US English

The system of mechanics that relies on Newton’s laws of motion concerning the relations between forces acting and motions occurring

statistical mechanics US English

The description of physical phenomena in terms of a statistical treatment of the behavior of large numbers of atoms or molecules, especially with regard to the distribution of energy among them

biomechanics US English

The study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement or structure of living organisms

dental technician US English

A person who makes and repairs artificial teeth

motor mechanic US English

A person who repairs and maintains the engines of cars and other vehicles