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The optico-mechanical analogy: an axiomatic approach

Afriat, Alexander (2006) The optico-mechanical analogy: an axiomatic approach. [Preprint]

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An axiomatization of a ‘two-level Hamiltonian structure’ is proposed, which expresses the optico-mechanical analogy by representing optics and mechanics as different classes of models satisfying the axioms.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Afriat, Alexander
Keywords: geometrical optics, analytical mechanics, axiomatics
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
General Issues > Structure of Theories
Depositing User: Alexander Afriat
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:14
Item ID: 3039
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3039

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