The New Way Things Work

byDavid MacaulayContribution byNeil Ardley

October 1, 1998|
The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay
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Guided by a charming, but slow-witted woolly mammoth, readers are introduced to machinery in The New Way Things Work. Demystifying the computer age and leading readers into the 21st century - a world in which masses of information can be squeezed onto a single microchip - this updated edition includes more than 70 new pages of the latest developments. David Macaulay explains each scientific principle shedding light on today's intimidating, state-of-the-art technologies.
Contents1-5 Prelim Pages PART ONE: THE MECHANICS OF MOVEMENT6-9 TITLE, CONTENTS, INTRODUCTIONS10-17 THE INCLINED PLANE Locks and keys; cutting machines; can opener; plough; zipper18-29 LEVERS Includes: lever in action; weighing machines; grand piano; manual typewriter; firefighters ladder30-35 WHEEL AND AXLE Wheel and axle at work; ...
Title:The New Way Things WorkFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:400 pages, 10.88 X 8.5 X 1.22 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 10.88 X 8.5 X 1.22 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395938473

ISBN - 13:9780395938478

Appropriate for ages: 12

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