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The kinematic state is defined as the position and orientation in space. The dynamic state is defined as the associated velocities.

What is the correct terminology for the combined kinematic and dynamic state? Can I call it the kinetic state?

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The kinematic state involves all positions, velocities, accelerations, and orientations.

The kineto-static state involves the kinematics plus all inertial and applied forces.

The dynamic state is the integration of the kineto-static state over time.

See my answer here relating to the terminology.

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How is there any difference between dynamic and kinematic state according to your definitions? –  Ingo May 2 at 8:13
    
The kinematic state has no description for forces. It is simply a relationship of positions and orientations and their derivatives. Dynamic state involves solving for all the forces in the system. –  ja72 May 2 at 17:50

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