Rigid Body Mechanics

  • David Hestenes
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 15)


Rigid Body Mechanics is a subtheory of classical mechanics, with its own body of concepts and theorems. It is mainly concerned with working out the consequences of rigidity assumptions in models of solid bodies.


Spinor Equation Inertia Tensor Impulsive Force Principal Vector Symmetric Body 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Hestenes
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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