Descriptor English: Mechanics
Descriptor Spanish: Mecánica
Descriptor mecánica
Scope note: Rama de la física que trata de los movimientos de los cuerpos materiales, que abarca la cinemática, la dinámica y la estática. Se hace referencia a los FENÓMENOS BIOMECÁNICOS cuando se aplican las leyes de la mecánica a las estructuras vivas, como el sistema locomotor. (De Dorland, 28th ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Mecânica
Descriptor French: Mécanique
Tree number(s): H01.671.515
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The branch of physics which deals with the motions of material bodies, including kinematics, dynamics, and statics. When the laws of mechanics are applied to living structures, as to the locomotor system, it is referred to as BIOMECHANICAL PHENOMENA. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use MECHANICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for mechanical properties and processes of materials
Related: Phénomènes biomécaniques MeSH
DeCS ID: 33178
Unique ID: D019563
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/20
Revision Date: 2013/07/10
Mécanique - Preferred
Concept UI M0029052
Preferred term Mécanique

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