Title: When is a mechanical control system kinematic? (7 pages)
Detail: 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, AZ, 1999/12/07

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)