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Related to kinematics: Inverse kinematics, Projectile motion

kinematics

 [kin″ĕ-mat´iks]
that phase of mechanics which deals with the possible motions of a material body.

kin·e·mat·ics

(kin'ĕ-mat'iks),
1. In physiology, the science concerned with movements of the parts of the body.
2. In dentistry, see kinematic face-bow.
Synonym(s): cinematics
[G. kinēmatica, things that move]

kin·e·mat·ics

(kin'ĕ-mat'iks)
physiology The science concerned with movements of the parts of the body.
[G. kinēmatica, things that move]
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However, pulling the backpack trolley produces fewer changes in the child's kinematics and, therefore, resembles more closely their movement when walking free of any load, compared to carrying the backpack, even when it weighs very little.
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For this reason, in order to provide a unique solution of the direct kinematics problem without using additional numerical procedures or sensors, instead of measuring the lengths of the linear actuators, we propose measuring their orientations and, if necessary, also the orientation of the manipulator platform.
Moreover, it can be proved, that the axiom "AxSameFuture" from [4, subsection 2.1] for these tachyon kinematics is not satisfied.
(9.) Ibid.; Nakata, "Differences in the Head Movement ..."; Inkster, "Differences in Kinematics of the Baseball Swing ...".
Efforts are secondly concentrated on the forming kinematics during countersinking process.
In the present paper we outline the details of the mathematical derivation for obtaining the wave kinematics from elevation measurements.
Several studies on in vivo knee kinematics using radiologic analysis have been published, [sup][10],[11],[12],[13] but studies that apply computer simulation to analyze and predict knee kinematics are limited.
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Principle of Character Animation Production Based on Kinematics. Kinematics is a very important branch in physics mechanics.
In order to get inverse kinematics of the robots with nonspherical wrist, Tsai and Morgan [5] proposed a higher dimensional approach with eight second-degree equations.