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Physical phenomena (S)

Scope Note
Acoustical, electrical, electromagnetic, mechanical, optical, nuclear, surface and thermodynamic phenomena; Refer to Jb: ENVIRONMENTAL PHENOMENA for astronomical, geological, hydrologic and meterological phenomena
Definition
The acoustical, electrical, electromagnetical, mechanical, optical, nuclear and thermodynamic nature and behavior of natural and artificial materials, including deformation, failure, fatigue, loads, forces, flow, waves, stresses and dynamics. (Source: Team: adapted from TRT Manual)
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Laws of physics (Sa)
Sound (Sb)
Chemical reactions and processes (Sc)
Electricity (Se)
Electromagnetism (Sf)
Mechanics (Sm)
Light (So)
Nuclear phenomena (Sp)
Surface phenomena (Sr)
Heat (St)
Systems (Sy)
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Physics (Tpx)