The optico-mechanical analogy: an axiomatic approach

Publication Year:
2006
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3039
Author(s):
Afriat, Alexander
preprint description
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.