Title: When is a mechanical control system kinematic?
Author(s): Andrew D. Lewis
Detail: Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 1999, pages 1162-1167
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Original manuscript: 1998/07/30
Manuscript last revised: 1999/08/09

A precise connection is made between those mechanical systems which are dynamic (i.e., have forces as inputs) and those which are kinematic (i.e., have velocities as inputs).

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Andrew D. Lewis (andrew at mast.queensu.ca)