"Similarly to" and "Analogous to"


First, I'm sorry for my poor english. I'm not a native speaker. I want to ask some questions about using the word "Similarly to" and "Analogous to".


1. Can I use the word "Similarly to" at the beginning of the sentence and if it can, please give me some examples? 


2. I have just seen the sentence starting with the word "Analogous to", for example, 

        "Analogous to the motive force, a motive torque is defined as..."

    Is this correct? "Analogous" is an adjective so whether it could be at the beginning of a sentence.


Thank you so much.

asked May 03 '13 at 07:05 hesheit New member

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Instead of using "similarly to", I think you should use "As with...".

For example: As with the previous example. As with other approaches.

link comment answered Apr 12 at 04:41 minpu New member

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