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Physics Definition

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Physics Index

Branch of science dealing with the properties and interaction of matter and energy Physics in its broadest definition deals with the fundamental constituents of the universe the forces they exert on each other and the results of these forces.   Listed below are areas covered under the general physics label

  • Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics & Heat
  • Light
  • Sound
  • Relativity
  • Astrophysics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism

There are a wide range of specialised areas of physics within the above areas and additional to the above areas.  The linked pages include useful notes related to specific areas of physics relevant to mechanical engineering...

Physics Information Notes

Light Mirrors /Lenses Sound Atomic Physics Nuclear Physics

Links For Physicals Science
  1. Hyperphysics....A site with lots of scientific information in simple laymans language. ;...
  2. Eric Wessteins World Of Physics ....Excellent site with numerous articles on all branches of Physics.
  3. Mark Fosters Physics Definitions ....Glossary on a wide range of Physics subjects
  4. Outline of physical science -Wikipedia ... Links to various related wikipedia article
  5. ....A site (for kid) but with lots of very clear introductory notes.