Geometrical Dimensional Analysis: Map of Physics
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John Aikman  
A text article and a tutorial, with references and links. Familiar equations and formulas of physics arranged into 3D structures create concept maps of the system of units and a potential for superformulas: more powerful formats for use of existing mathematical statements. The International System of Units, (or SI) recognizes seven base quantities and a number of derived quantities for use in physics and science. The purpose of this presentation is to show that: Exponents of a physics term's M,L,T components can place it in a 3D units system map; Familiar formulas of physics correlate to the connecting lines, obeying the rules of vector addition; Equivalent to arranging equations into 3D logical lattices, the effects map many of the laws of physics; Insertion of numerical values as common logarithms makes each axis identical to a slide rule scale; The overall result can be called a 3D spreadsheet, a 3D slide rule, and a basis for metaformulation.  


Levels:  High School (912), College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Link Listings, Articles, Bibliographies, Tutorials 
Math Topics:  Terms/Units of Measure, HigherDimensional Geometry, Physics 
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