The Laws of Motion

  • Jens M. Knudsen
  • Poul G. Hjorth
Part of the Advanced Texts in Physics book series (ADTP)


This chapter contains nothing new. Through a series of examples we wish to illustrate the application of the basic theorems of mechanics. We start by reviewing classical mechanics in the form of ten “laws” or theorems.


Angular Momentum Angular Velocity Reaction Force Gravitational Field Circular Cross Section 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens M. Knudsen
    • 1
  • Poul G. Hjorth
    • 2
  1. 1.Ørsted LaboratoryNiels Bohr InstituteCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Mathematical Institute, B303Technical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark

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