Definitions of Thermodynamic Quarks

Consider a repetitive chain of events noted by $\Psi = \left( \sf{\Omega}_{1} , \sf{\Omega}_{2} , \sf{\Omega}_{3} \ \ldots \ \right)$ where $\sf{\Omega}_{1} = \sf{\Omega}_{2} = \sf{\Omega}_{3}$ etc. Earlier we gave an example of $\Psi$ as a simple movie loop called The Almost-Dead March. That movie was boring so here is a more detailed example called The March to a Better Tomorrow. It begins with a terrible battle, there was blood everywhere. Unfortunately, our protagonists lost and had to retreat. There was a long march back to safer ground; left, right, left, right … up into the mountains … left, right, left right. It was freezing, and the marchers were almost dead. But then as they came over a rise the sun came out, a ray of hope illuminated their hearts, and they bravely marched on to begin a new day. We can make a mathematical version of this brief storyline as follows. The slog through bloody battle can be represented by associating a red sensation with each step, so the first couple of events are

$\sf{P_1} =$ { ordinary-seed.png , austral-seed.png }
and
$\sf{P_2} =$ { odd-seed.png , austral-seed.png }

These two steps are bundled together

$\sf{\Omega} = \left( \sf{P}_{1} , \sf{P}_{2} \right) =$ ( { ordinary-seed.png , austral-seed.png } , { odd-seed.png , austral-seed.png } )

And then repeated over and over again to express battle sequences

$\Psi =$ ( { ordinary-seed.png , austral-seed.png } , { odd-seed.png , austral-seed.png } , { ordinary-seed.png , austral-seed.png } , { odd-seed.png , austral-seed.png } )

Similarly, the long freezing march through the mountains could be represented by

$\sf{\Omega}^{\prime} =$ ( { ordinary-seed.png , bottom-seed.png } , { odd-seed.png , bottom-seed.png } )

And when the sun comes out, the march might be described as

$\sf{\Omega}^{\prime \prime} =$ ( { ordinary-seed.png , evil-seed.png } , { odd-seed.png , evil-seed.png } )

Overall we can make a crude representation of the movie with just a beginning, middle and ending as $\Psi = \left( \sf{\Omega}_{1}, \sf{\Omega}_{2} \ldots \sf{\Omega}^{\prime}_{\it{j}}, \sf{\Omega}^{\prime}_{\it{j} + \sf{1}} \ldots \sf{\Omega}^{\prime \prime}_{\it{f} - \sf{1}} , \sf{\Omega}^{\prime \prime}_{\it{f}} \right)$. This mathematical portrayal is getting complicated even though it conveys much less information than the storyline. So to simplify we define a new class of particles that are combinations of conjugate seeds and thermodynamic seeds. For example let

austral-quark.png $\equiv$ { ordinary-seed.png , austral-seed.png }
and
austral-anti-quark.png $\equiv$ { odd-seed.png , austral-seed.png }

Then the events of battle can be represented using half as many particles

$\sf{\Omega} =$ ( austral-quark.png , austral-anti-quark.png )
instead of
$\sf{\Omega} =$ ( { ordinary-seed.png , austral-seed.png } , { odd-seed.png , austral-seed.png } )

Reducing the number of particles by a factor of two is a big simplification, and we intend to use it a lot. So we give special names to these new particles, the enduring union of a conjugate seed and a thermodynamic seed is called a thermodynamic quark. Quarks are symbolized using lower-case Roman letters without serifs, and they are named after their thermodynamic seeds. Thus quarks are objectified from pairs of Anaxagorean sensations. Objectification changes narrative forms of description from using adjectives to identify sensations, to using nouns for identifying particles. For example, we may report detecting an up-quark instead of seeing a white sensation on the right side. Click on any icon in the table below for more detail.

Pairs of Sensations Quarks
Thermal-Somatic Pairs
top-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png top-quark.png hot sensation on the right top quark
top-seed.png + odd-seed.png top-anti-quark.png hot sensation on the left top anti-quark
bottom-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png bottom-quark.png freezing sensation on the right bottom quark
bottom-seed.png + odd-seed.png bottom-anti-quark.png freezing sensation on the left bottom anti-quark
strange-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png strange-quark.png cool sensation on the right strange quark
strange-seed.png + odd-seed.png strange-anti-quark.png cool sensation on the left strange anti-quark
charmed-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png charmed-quark.png steamy sensation on the right charmed quark
charmed-seed.png + odd-seed.png charmed-anti-quark.png steamy sensation on the left charmed anti-quark


Visual-Somatic Pairs
up-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png up-quark.png white sensation on the right up quark
up-seed.png + odd-seed.png up-anti-quark.png white sensation on the left up anti-quark
down-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png down-quark.png black sensation on the right down quark
down-seed.png + odd-seed.png down-anti-quark.png black sensation on the left down anti-quark
evil-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png evil-quark.png yellow sensation on the right evil quark
evil-seed.png + odd-seed.png evil-anti-quark.png yellow sensation on the left evil anti-quark
good-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png good-quark.png blue sensation on the right good quark
good-seed.png + odd-seed.png good-anti-quark.png blue sensation on the left good anti-quark
meridian-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png meridian-quark.png green sensation on the right meridian quark
meridian-seed.png + odd-seed.png meridian-anti-quark.png green sensation on left meridian anti-quark
austral-seed.png + ordinary-seed.png austral-quark.png red sensation on the right austral quark
austral-seed.png + odd-seed.png austral-anti-quark.png red sensation on the left austral anti-quark

Toyblocks.JPG
Anaxagorean sensations are building-blocks we can use to describe more complicated sensations. If you imagine the grey conjugate seeds as the basic building-blocks for these marching scenarios, then the quarks are like painted blocks. Descriptions made using quarks hide complexity, and they are more succinct. But these compressed reports are still useful because our bodies are bilateral, so most sensations are directly experienced with strong left and right-side character. For example, we usually see with binocular vision, and hear in stereo. So dropping seeds in favor of quarks does not lose too much precision.
Right.png Next step: classifying quarks.

Related WikiMechanics articles.

Summary

Click on any quark icon for more detail.

Thermodynamic Quarks
up-quark.png up
quark

u ≡ {U, O}

up-anti-quark.png up
anti-quark

u ≡ {U, O}

down-quark.png down
quark

d ≡ {D, O}

down-anti-quark.png down
anti-quark

d ≡ {D, O}

evil-quark.png evil
quark

e ≡ {E, O}

evil-anti-quark.png evil
anti-quark

e ≡ {E, O}

good-quark.png good
quark

g ≡ {M, O}

good-anti-quark.png good
anti-quark

g ≡ {G, O}

meridian-quark.png meridian
quark

m ≡ {M, O}

meridian-anti-quark.png meridian
anti-quark

m ≡ {M, O}

austral-quark.png austral
quark

a ≡ {A, O}

austral-anti-quark.png austral
anti-quark

a ≡ {A, O}

top-quark.png top
quark

t ≡ {T, O}

top-anti-quark.png top
anti-quark

t ≡ {T, O}

bottom-quark.png bottom
quark

b ≡ {B, O}

bottom-anti-quark.png bottom
anti-quark

b ≡ {B, O}

strange-quark.png strange
quark

s ≡ {S, O}

strange-anti-quark.png strange
anti-quark

s ≡ {S, O}

charmed-quark.png charmed
quark

c ≡ {C, O}

charmed-anti-quark.png charmed
anti-quark

c ≡ {C, O}

Noun Definition
Thermodynamic Quark $\sf{\text{The union of a conjugate seed}} \\ \sf{\text{with a thermodynamic seed.}}$ 3-34
Noun Definition
Austral Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{a}} \equiv \{ \sf{A}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-35
Noun Definition
Austral Quark $\sf{a} \equiv \{ \sf{A}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-36
Noun Definition
Bottom Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{b}} \equiv \{ \sf{B}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-37
Noun Definition
Bottom Quark $\sf{b} \equiv \{ \sf{B}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-38
Noun Definition
Charmed Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{c}} \equiv \{ \sf{C}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-39
Noun Definition
Charmed Quark $\sf{c} \equiv \{ \sf{C}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-40
Noun Definition
Down Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{d}} \equiv \{ \sf{D}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-41
Noun Definition
Down Quark $\sf{d} \equiv \{ \sf{D}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-42
Noun Definition
Evil Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{e}} \equiv \{ \sf{E}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-43
Noun Definition
Evil Quark $\sf{e} \equiv \{ \sf{E}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-44
Noun Definition
Good Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{g}} \equiv \{ \sf{G}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-45
Noun Definition
Good Quark $\sf{g} \equiv \{ \sf{G}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-46
Noun Definition
Meridian Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{m}} \equiv \{ \sf{M}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-47
Noun Definition
Meridian Quark $\sf{m} \equiv \{ \sf{M}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-48
Noun Definition
Strange Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{s}} \equiv \{ \sf{S}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-49
Noun Definition
Strange Quark $\sf{s} \equiv \{ \sf{S}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-50
Noun Definition
Top Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{t}} \equiv \{ \sf{T}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-51
Noun Definition
Top Quark $\sf{t} \equiv \{ \sf{T}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-52
Noun Definition
Up Anti-quark $\sf{\overline{u}} \equiv \{ \sf{U}, \sf{\overline{O}} \}$ 3-53
Noun Definition
Up Quark $\sf{u} \equiv \{ \sf{U}, \sf{O} \}$ 3-54
Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License