Essays Tagged: "Classical mechanics"

Investigation of a simple pulley system through comparison of experimental and theoretical models.

pulley system through comparison of experimental and theoretical models.IntroductionThe motion and mechanics of a pulley system all behave according to Newtonian mechanics. In theory, all moving obje ... lose to the model as the smaller ones.There is often a contest between theoretical and "real-world" mechanics - and the two rarely seem to match up - those in favour of the theoretical can argue that ...

(9 pages) 60 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Quantum Theory

subatomic particle cannot be specified simultaneously.In the 18th and 19th centuries, Newtonian, or classical, mechanics appeared to provide a complete and accurate description of the motions of bodie ... itative studies of these phenomena and expressed their results in a series of curves or graphs. The classical, or prequantum, theory predicted an altogether different set of curves from those actually ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Sir Isaac Newton

his book "Philosphiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica" (published 1687) produced the foundations of classical mechanics. It is regarded as one of the most influential books in the history of science.B ...

(3 pages) 21 2 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


telescope. There are also important contributions to the study of light. He established the laws of classical mechanics, and starting from the universal law of gravitation deduced Kepler's laws more g ...

(9 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics