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First Principles Understanding based on Physics

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In this post, you will understand the concepts of first principles and first principles thinking based on physics concepts. Let’s jump in right away. In the meanwhile, you could also access one of my other posts on the first principles: First-principles thinking explained with examples. It will help you get started on what are first principles and what is first principle thinking. One of the most fundamental Physics concept to understand the first principle is this: Every physical quantity can be represented as the derived quantity or fundamental quantity.  The fundamental quantities, also termed basic quantity, are most basic or fundamental and unique and there are no overlaps between them. …

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First Principles Thinking Explained with Examples

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In this post, you will learn about the concepts of First Principles thinking with the help of examples. The following topics will be covered in this post: What are first principles? What is first principles thinking? Examples of first principles thinking The first principles thinking can be used to solve any type of problem including real-life problem, product related problems, science related problems etc.  What are First Principles? As per Wikipedia, the first principle is a basic proposition or assumption that can not be derived from any other proposition or assumption. From Mathematics perspective, first principle can be thought of as Axioms. Axioms are propositions which are regarded as accepted …

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