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The way things work

Author: David Macaulay
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1988.
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 including a lawn sprinkler, pneumatic drill, electric guitar, and a smoke detector.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay
ISBN: 0395428572 9780395428573 0590429892 9780590429894
OCLC Number: 17917341
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Non-fiction Award Winner, 1989.
Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books (Junior Prize), 1989.
Description: 384 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The mechanics of movement --
Harnessing the elements --
Working with waves --
Electricity and automation.
Responsibility: David Macaulay.
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Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines including a lawn sprinkler, pneumatic drill, electric guitar, and a smoke detector.

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