Definition of Newtonian mechanics

1. Noun. The branch of mechanics based on Newton's laws of motion.

Exact synonyms: Classical Mechanics
Generic synonyms: Mechanics

Definition of Newtonian mechanics

1. Noun. (physics) early classical mechanics as propounded by Isaac Newton, especially that based on his laws of motion and theory of gravity ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Newtonian Mechanics

Newton's flaming laser sword
Newton's interference colours
Newton's law
Newton's law of gravitation
Newton's law of motion
Newton's rings
Newton's second law
Newton's second law of motion
Newton's theory of gravitation
Newton's third law
Newton's third law of motion
Newton hearing
Newtonian constant of gravitation
Newtonian fluid
Newtonian mechanics (current term)
Newtonian reflector
Newtonian telescope
Newtown Wonder
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Neyman-Pearson statistical hypothesis
Nez Perce
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Literary usage of Newtonian mechanics

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1. Topics in the Geometric Theory of Integrable Mechanical Systems by Robert Hermann (1984)
"KINETIC AND POTENTIAL ENERGY IN Newtonian mechanics In preparation for the study of “energy” in electromagnetic theory, let us review its place in Newtonian ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"The human race, in its present state of existence, will thus continue to conform to the laws of Newtonian mechanics; but we must be prepared for an early ..."

3. A Budget of Paradoxes by Augustus De Morgan (1915)
"An attack on the Newtonian mechanics; revolution by gravitation demonstrably impossible; much to be said for the earth being the immovable center. ..."

4. Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1990)
"Impetus Theory A central point to be made is that the medieval impetus theory is incompatible with Newtonian mechanics in several fundamental ways. ..."

5. Gravitation Versus Relativity: A Non-technical Explanation of the by Charles Lane Poor, Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (1922)
"... appear from present evidence that electric and magnetic fields increase or diminish appreciably the value of the results given by Newtonian mechanics. ..."

6. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1906)
"... such a generalized mechanics is a task for the immediate future It is perhaps too early to say at present what form this non- Newtonian mechanics will ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1920)
"... the sun as focus," and this statement expresses very distinctly the failure of the Newtonian mechanics to account for all known physical phenomena. ..."

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