Representations of the Motion

  • Reinhardt M. Rosenberg
Part of the Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Science and Engineering book series (MCSENG)


In a system having n particles P r (r = 1, 2, …, n), where the position vector of the rth particle at the time t is
$${x^r(t) = (x_1^r (t), x_2^r (t), x_3^r (t)),}$$
the 3n = N numbers x 1 r (t), x 2 r (t), x 3 r (t) (r = 1, 2, …, n) specify uniquely the positions of all n particles at the time t.


Configuration Space Unique Point Multiple Point Event Space Newtonian Mechanic 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Reinhardt M. Rosenberg
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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