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Definition of "statics" []

  • The equilibrium mechanics of stationary bodies. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "statics" in a sentence
  • "What you all seem to be debating here is nicely paralelled in the world of physics: you're talking about the branches known as statics vs. dynamics."
  • "Your statics are a cruel indication that dismisses he plight of so many in critical times."
  • "For someone in solid mechanics, features such as statics / dynamic analysis (implicit and explicit), inelastic material laws, finite strain kinematics, and nonlinear solution schemes would be the starting point."