Physical quantities

Physical objects are known to us through their physical properties. The properties of interest in science in particular, are those which can be quantified and measured (physical quantities). It is through properties like mass, energy, charge, angular momentum, magnetic momentum, etc. that we can explain and predict the physical world around us.

Laws of physics, are universal and invariable relations among physical quantities in Nature.

We propose then, that in a monist universe, physical elements are not isolated elements in-themselves, but they are constituted by a unitary space that is common to everything in the universe (see metaphysics). The physical quantities of elements then, are not isolated properties of elements, but they come from the physical nature of space itself(see physics). That is, properties like mass, charge, spin, energy, magnetic or angular momentum, etc. are related to the geometric, asymmetric and dynamic nature of space. Different geometries and asymmetries in space gives elements different physical properties.

In a monist universe, the laws of physics are laws coming from the physical nature of space, and they are universal and invariable because space itself is a unitary and inalterable substance (see laws of physics).

As a qualitative analysis of how tangible physical properties can be related to the nature of a unitary space, we are going to define three generic variables: frequency, tension and extension. We are going to consider these variables as variables in space itself, which are directly related to its nature, and which can also be  related to normal physical properties.

. We can think of frequency as a variable related to the dynamic nature of space. The dynamics of space in turn, is related to the degree of asymmetry in space. So frequency bears a direct relation with the asymmetries in space: the higher the asymmetries, the higher the dynamism in space, and the higher the associated frequencies.
. Extension, can be thought as a variable related to the geometric nature of space, given by the extension of space on its dimensions. The extension of space bears an inverse relation with its asymmetries: the higher the asymmetry between the dimensions, the lower their extension.
. And we can think of tension in space, as a variable related to its asymmetric nature. Tension bears a direct relation with the degree of asymmetry: the higher the asymmetry, the higher its associated energy or tension.

These generic variables serves to illustrate how the physical nature of space can be related to tangible physical properties. For example:
. Frequency is a physical quantity of all particles. All particles, material or not, have an associated frequency related with their wave nature (showing how the dynamic nature of space underlies the dynamics nature of the universe).
. Extension can be related to geometric properties of elements, like spin, charge, magnetic momentum, etc. The geometry of elements determines their function and the way they interact with the surrounding space. For example, the geometric structure of molecules determines their enzymatic properties. The geometric structure of atoms is related to their place in the periodic table and to their chemical properties. And the geometric structure of particles is related to properties like charge, spin, magnetic or angular momentum, colours, flavours, etc., which determines the way they behave in the presence of fields or the way they interact with each other.
. And tension can be related to properties like energy, force, linear momentum, etc.

These generic variables also serve to illustrate how the laws of physics can be thought as relations in a unitary space. For example:
. The frequency of particles is directly related with their energy; which is compatible with the idea that higher frequencies in space are related with higher tension.
. Charged particles are subjected to forces in the presence of fields; which is compatible with the idea that interacting geometries in space can create variations in the asymmetries and tensions in space.


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