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Mobility may refer to:


Social sciences and humanities

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Economic mobility Economic mobility is the ability of an individual, family or some other group to improve (or lower) their economic An economy (; ) is an area of the production Production may be: Economics and business * Production (economics) * Productio ...
, ability of individuals or families to improve their economic status *
Geographic mobility Geographic mobility is the measure of how populations and goods move over time. Geographic mobility, population mobility, or more simply mobility is also a statistic that measures migration within a population. Commonly used in demography and huma ...
, the measure of how populations and goods move over time *
Mobilities Mobilities is a contemporary paradigm in the social sciences that explores the movement of people (human migration, individual mobility, travel, transport), ideas (see e.g. meme) and things (transport), as well as the broader social implications of ...
, a contemporary paradigm in the social sciences and humanities that explores the movement of people, ideas and things **
Individual mobility Individual mobilities, human mobility is the study that describes how individual humans move within a network or system. The concept has been studied in a number of fields originating in the study of demographics. Understanding human mobility has ...
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Hypermobility (travel) Hypermobile travelers are "highly mobile individuals" who take "frequent trips, often over great distances." They "account for a large share of the overall kilometres travelled, especially by air." These people contribute significantly to the overal ...
, the social aspects and environmental impacts of excessive travel **
Private transport Private transport (as opposed to public transport) is the personal or individual use of transportation Transport (in British English British English (BrE) is the standard dialect A standard language (also standard variety, stand ...
, e.g., car-based **
Transport Transport (in British English British English (BrE) is the standard dialect A standard language (also standard variety, standard dialect, and standard) is a language variety that has undergone substantial codification of grammar and ...

Transport
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Sustainable transport Sustainable transport refers to the broad subject of transport Transport (in British English British English (BrE) is the standard dialect A standard language (also standard variety, standard dialect, and standard) is a languag ...
, refers to the broad subject of transport that is or approaches being sustainable *
Social mobility Social mobility is the movement of individuals, families, households, or other categories of people within or between Social stratification, social strata in a society. It is a change in social status relative to one's current social location ...
, movement of people between one social classes or economic levels


Arts, entertainment, and media

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Mobility (chess) This glossary of chess explains commonly used terms in chess, in alphabetical order. Some of these terms have their own pages, like ''#fork, fork'' and ''#pin, pin''. For a list of unorthodox chess pieces, see Fairy chess piece; for a list of term ...
, the ability of a chess piece to move around the board and chess game * "Mobility" (song), a 1990 song by Moby * ''Mobility'' (video game), a 2001 computer game


Computing and telecommunications

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Mobile computing Mobile computing is human–computer interaction Human–computer interaction (HCI) studies the design and use of computer technology, focused on the interfaces between people ( users) and computer A computer is a machine that can be p ...
, human–computer interaction by which a computer is expected to be transported during normal usage *
Mobility model Mobility models characterize the movements of mobile users with respect to their location, velocity and direction over a period of time. These models play an vital role in the design of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks(MANET). Most of the times simulators ...
, model of the motion of users of mobile phones and wireless ad hoc networks *
Personal mobility In Universal Personal Telecommunications (UPT), personal mobility is the ability of a user (telecommunications), user to access telecommunication services at any UPT terminal (telecommunication), terminal on the basis of a personal identifier, and t ...
, the ability of telecommunication user to access services on the basis of a personal identifier


Education

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Academic mobility Academic mobility refers to students and teachers in higher education moving to another institution inside or outside of their own country to study or teach for a limited time. The Bologna process regulates academic mobility within European highe ...
, students and teachers in higher education studying or teaching elsewhere for a limited time *
Apprentices mobility Apprentices mobility is the movement of students and teachers in vocational education or training (VET) to another institution inside or outside their own country to study or teach for a limited time. The term is usually used in the context of Eu ...
, students and teachers in vocational education, or training studying or teaching elsewhere for a limited time


Physics

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Electrical mobility Electrical mobility is the ability of charged particles (such as electron The electron is a subatomic particle (denoted by the symbol or ) whose electric charge is negative one elementary charge. Electrons belong to the first generation ( ...
, ability of charged particles to move through a medium *
Electron mobility In solid-state physics Solid-state physics is the study of rigid matter, or solids, through methods such as quantum mechanics, crystallography, electromagnetism, and metallurgy. It is the largest branch of condensed matter physics. Solid-state ...
, how quickly an electron can move through a metal or semiconductor *
Electrophoretic mobility Electrophoresis (from the Greek "ηλεκτροφόρηση" meaning "to bear electrons") is the motion of dispersed particles Dispersion may refer to: Economics and finance *Dispersion (finance), a measure for the statistical distribution of ...
, the velocity of a dispersed charged particle in electrophoresis


Other uses

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Mobility (military) Mobility in military terms refers to the ability of a weapon system#REDIRECT Weapon System Legend for Numeric Designations CL: Lockheed D: Douglas NA: North American WS (Weapon System) Weapon System was a United States Armed Forces The ...
, the ability of military units or weapon systems to move to an objective *
Mobility Carsharing Mobility Carsharing (officially Mobility Cooperative, also known as Mobility Car Sharing or simply Mobility for short) is a Swiss cooperative of carsharing, car sharing. It covers almost all organised carsharing in Switzerland."Today, the co-ope ...
, car sharing cooperative of Switzerland * Functional mobility, one of the basic activities of daily living (ADL) in the fields of health care and rehabilitation


See also

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Flexibility (anatomy) Flexibility or limberness refers to the anatomical Anatomy (Greek ''anatomē'', 'dissection') is the branch of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, ...
, limberness, the range of movement in a joint or series of joints *
Logistics Logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation. In a general business sense, logistics is the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and the point of consumption to meet the requ ...

Logistics
, the management of the flow of resources between points to meet some requirements *
Mobile (disambiguation) Mobile may refer to: Places * Mobile, Alabama, a U.S. port city * Mobile County, Alabama * Mobile, Arizona, a small town near Phoenix, U.S. * Mobile, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts, entertainment, and media Music Groups and labels * Mobile (ba ...
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Mobility aid A mobility aid is a device designed to assist walking Walking (also known as ambulation) is one of the main gait Gait is the pattern of Motion (physics), movement of the limb (anatomy), limbs of animals, including Gait (human), humans, duri ...
, a device designed to assist walking *
Mobilization Mobilization is the act of assembling and readying military troops A troop is a military sub-subunit Sub-subunit or sub-sub-unit is a subordinated element below platoon level of company-sized units or sub-units which normally might no ...

Mobilization
, the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war *
Motility Motility is the ability of an organism to move independently, using metabolic energy. Definitions Motility, the ability of an organism to move independently, using metabolic energy, can be contrasted with Sessility (motility), sessility, the ...

Motility
, a biological term which refers to the ability to move spontaneously and actively, consuming energy in the process *
Motion (physics) In physics Physics is the that studies , its , its and behavior through , and the related entities of and . "Physical science is that department of knowledge which relates to the order of nature, or, in other words, to the regular su ...
, a change in position of an object with respect to time and its reference point {{disambiguation