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Why is stress invariant under a change in coordinate system?

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Continuum hypothesis in fluid mechanics

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Interpretation of Hooke's Law

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Why is the angular momentum form of Newton's second law used in rigid body rotation?

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Does an electron have multiple positions BEFORE being observed?

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Why is electric heating considered a work interaction?

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Pressure term in Bernoulli's principle

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Definition of "equally likely" in statistical mechanics

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Is heat transfer really just work at the microscopic scale? [duplicate]

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How can you do work on a control volume with a fixed boundary?

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Why are stress components on opposite faces identical?

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Shear strain of a fluid element

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Confused about the implications of the continuum assumption of fluid mechanics

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Molecular explanation for pressure

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What's the difference between normal viscous stress and pressure?

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How can a quasi-static process be reversible?

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How exactly does an inductor resist change in current?

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Conductivity of an Ideal Gas

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What exactly is Hooke's law defined for?

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How does energy distribute through a lattice?

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Confusion about Fourier's Law

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Why do reversible processes have to be quasi-static?

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What is the entropy change due to work?

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Why are fluid properties continuous with respect to spatial variables?

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Torque exerted by internal forces

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Do we assume the piston moves at constant velocity?

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Why is there no volume dependence on internal energy for kinetic gas?

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Internal Work Done on a System of Particles

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How does one define the pressure in a flowing fluid?

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What is the molecular underpinning of pressure in fluid mechanics?