A Brief Review of the Basic Thermomechanical Laws of Classical Physics

  • Kolumban HutterEmail author
  • Yongqi Wang
  • Irina P. Chubarenko
Part of the Advances in Geophysical and Environmental Mechanics and Mathematics book series (AGEM)


As far as physics is concerned, the required background knowledge is by and large classical physics. Its basis is long-lasting human experience with the surrounding physical world; it pertains to the properties of the space in which the physical objects exist; it is concerned with the processes which these physical objects undergo and searches for the reasons behind their occurrence. This experience must not depend on the observer; it should be objective and ought to be expressed in an observer-independent fashion, verified only by real physical experiments.


Surface Force Linear Momentum Classical Physic Material Body Biographical Sketch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kolumban Hutter
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yongqi Wang
    • 2
  • Irina P. Chubarenko
    • 3
  1. 1.ETH Zürich, c/o Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau Hydrologie und GlaziologieZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringDarmstadt University of TechnologyDarmstadtGermany
  3. 3.Russian Academy of Sciences, P.P. Shirshov Institute of OceanologyKaliningradRussia

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