7. Biomechanics 1—Rectilinear Motion

  1. Bruce J. West Ph.D. and
  2. Lori A. Griffin Ph.D.

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047147603X.ch7

Biodynamics: Why the Wirewalker Doesn't Fall

Biodynamics: Why the Wirewalker Doesn't Fall

How to Cite

West, B. J. and Griffin, L. A. (2003) Biomechanics 1—Rectilinear Motion, in Biodynamics: Why the Wirewalker Doesn't Fall, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047147603X.ch7

Author Information

  1. Durham, North Carolina, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471346197

Online ISBN: 9780471476030

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Keywords:

  • rectilinear motion;
  • inertia, force, and action-reaction;
  • principle of least action

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mechanical Forces

  • Center of Mass

  • Summary