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Parent topics

  • Engineering [r]: The profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to economically use the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind. [e]
  • Physics [r]: The study of forces and energies in space and time. [e]

Subtopics

  • Mechanical engineering [r]: The branch of engineering concerned with the utilisation of the basic laws of mathematics, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and system dynamics in order to create unique solutions to physical problems. [e]
  • Civil engineering [r]: A broad field of engineering dealing with the design, construction, and maintenance of fixed structures, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and water supply and sewage systems. [e]
  • Chemical engineering [r]: The field of engineering that deals with industrial and natural processes involving the chemical, physical or biological transformation of matter or energy into forms useful for mankind, economically and safely without compromising the environment [e]

Other related topics

  • Acceleration [r]: The increase of an objects velocity (or speed) per unit time. [e]
  • Acceleration due to gravity [r]: The acceleration of a ponderable object, which is near the surface of the Earth, due to the Earth's gravitational force. [e]
  • Classical mechanics [r]: The science of mechanics, which is concerned with the set of physical laws governing and mathematically describing the motions of bodies and aggregates of bodies geometrically distributed within a certain boundary under the action of a system of forces. [e]
  • Dyne [r]: Force in cgs system; symbol: dyn; 1 dyn = 10−5 N. [e]
  • Force [r]: Vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application. [e]
  • Gravitation [r]: The tendency of objects with mass to accelerate toward each other. [e]
  • Kilogram [r]: The kilogram is the basic unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI, metric system). [e]
  • Kilogram-force per square centimeter [r]: The kilogram-force per square centimeter (symbol: kgf/cm2 or often just kg/cm2) is a unit of pressure defined as the force exerted by one kilogram-force on one square centimeter. [e]
  • Mass [r]: The total amount of a substance, or alternatively, the total energy of a substance. [e]
  • Mechanics [r]: In physics, all theories explaining the behaviour of matter. [e]
  • Newton [r]: SI derived unit of force, named after Isaac Newton, equal to the amount of force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram at a rate of one metre per second per second. [e]
  • Normal force [r]: The perpendicular force with which two objects press against one another. [e]
  • Pound-force [r]: A measurement unit of force which will accelerate 1 pound of mass to 9.80665 m/s2 (≈ 32.17405 ft/s2), the standard average acceleration due to gravity on Earth's surface (referred to as gn). [e]
  • Pound per square inch [r]: A unit of pressure in the U.S. customary units and defined as the pressure exerted by a force of one pound-force applied to an area of one square inch. [e]