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Descriptor in English: Mechanics
Descriptor in Spanish: Mecánica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mecânica
Descriptor in French: Mécanique
Tree number(s): H01.671.515
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
History Note: 97
See also the descriptors: Biomechanical Phenomena MeSH
DeCS UI: 33178
Descriptor UI: D019563
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/20
Revision Date: 2013/07/10
Mechanics - Preferred
Concept UI M0029052
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)
Preferred term Mechanics



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