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The new way things work

Author: David Macaulay
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay
ISBN: 0395938473 9780395938478
OCLC Number: 969080278
Notes: Rev. and updated ed. of: The way things work, 1988.
Includes index.
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The mechanics of movement --
Harnessing the elements --
Working with waves --
Electricity & automation --
The digital domain --
The invention of machines --
Technical terms.
Responsibility: David Macaulay, with Neil Ardley.
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Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology.

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