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Jefferis, David

Overview
Works: 247 works in 528 publications in 10 languages and 35,677 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Other, Composer
Classifications: TJ211.2, 629.1309
Publication Timeline
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Publications about David Jefferis
Publications by David Jefferis
Most widely held works by David Jefferis
Artificial intelligence : robotics and machine evolution by David Jefferis( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the past, present, and future of artificial intelligence and robotics, discussing early science fiction predictions, the dawn of AI, and today's use of robots in factories and space exploration
Alien lifesearch : quest for extraterrestrial organisms by David Jefferis( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Discusses what other planets may have the right conditions to support life and surveys aliens, unidentified flying objects, and our exploration of space
Cloning : frontiers of genetic engineering by David Jefferis( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
Discusses the science of genetics, the first successful cloning of a mammal, its implications, and its ethical aspects
Cyber space : virtual reality and the World Wide Web by David Jefferis( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Surveys digital technology from the early days of computers to virtual reality and the World Wide Web, describing the uses of computer simulation in flight, battle, hazardous environments, and entertainment
Helicopters by David Jefferis( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Describes the many uses, advantages, and the development of helicopters
Flight, fliers, and flying machines by David Jefferis( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of the airplane from man's first flying machine to today's supersonic jets
Trail bikes by David Jefferis( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Examines the operation of motorcycles, particularly off-road trailbikes, and describes motocross racing and other events
The aces by Christopher Maynard( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Introduces the ace pilots of World War I, their military aircraft, aerial tactics and stunts, and profiles such prominent aviators as the Red Baron and Eddie Rickenbacker
Flags by David Jefferis( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the history and uses of flags. Includes illustrations of national, international, signal, and motor racing flags
Super subs : exploring the deep sea by David Jefferis( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Describes different types of submarine vehicles and their development, discussing their various uses for military purposes, undersea exploration, and ocean research
The first flyers by David Jefferis( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
The history of man's desire to fly and descriptions of early flights and aircraft
Biotech : frontiers of medicine by David Jefferis( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Presents the field of biotechnology, which links biology and technology, discussing how living things can be altered by science and engineering
Trail bikes and motocross by David Jefferis( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Introduces the techniques, equipment, competitions, events, and champions of motocross
Air battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Describes aircraft and air combats of World War II, examining how the aircraft developed from lightly armed biplanes to jet fighters equipped with radar and flying bombers carrying atomic weapons
Black holes and other bizarre space objects by David Jefferis( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
Examines the black hole, black hole hunters, what we could find in the future, and more
Epic flights by David Jefferis( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Color illustrations, diagrams, and text tell the stories of individual pilots. Has a "Spotter's Guide" that shows aircraft drawn to scale
Cars by David Jefferis( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Danish and held by 460 libraries worldwide
This book traces the history of extreme cars from 1886 to 2005, describing the Benz and Daimler gasoline-powered cars, the Smart, the Bugatti Royale, the McLaren F1, the Porsche Carrera GT, and many others
Giants of the air by David Jefferis( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 452 libraries worldwide
The story of commercial aviation and the jetliner
Robot workers by David Jefferis( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Describes the tasks that are currently undertaken by robots and discusses possible future uses of robots
Robot warriors by David Jefferis( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Examines how robot warriors help soldiers during war. They are run by computers operated by humans or remote controls. Shows how using robots for dangerous work can help prevent injury to humans
 
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Alternative Names
Jefferis, D.
Jefferis, David M. 1946-
جيفرس، دافيد، 1946-
ديفيد جيفرس، 1946-
ジェファリス, デビッド
ジェフリーズ, デビッド
Languages
English (79)
German (7)
Chinese (5)
Dutch (5)
Japanese (4)
Arabic (4)
Spanish (4)
Danish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Galician (1)
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