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Newtonian mechanics




A system of mechanics developed from Newton's laws of motion. Newtonian mechanics provides an accurate means of determining the motions of bodies possessing ordinary velocities. The motion of particles having very high velocities must be treated by relativistic mechanics, i.e. a system of mechanics based on the theory of relativity, as the change of mass of a particle with its velocity becomes important under such conditions.


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