The field of classical mechanics covers the physical laws describing the motion of bodies under the influence of a system of forces. Use Wolfram|Alpha to calculate the kinematics and dynamics of particles and objects, examine the equations governing mechanical systems and examine the effects of deforming forces.


Compute the effects of strain, stress and other forms of deformation.

calculate engineering strain

find the stress on a cylinder

determine the Poisson ratio value for a deformation

do an Euler column buckling computation

compute the deflection of a beam under load

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Mechanical Systems

Explore the equations of motion for an extensive array of mechanical systems.

find equations associated with a mechanical system

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Classical Mechanics

Calculate the Lagrangians and Hamiltonians for a physical system.

compute Euler–Lagrange equations

compute equations of motion from a Hamiltonian

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