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21st century ships

Author: Philip Wolny
Publisher: New York, NY : Enslow Publishing, LLC., 2019.
Series: Feats of 21st-century engineering.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Cruise liners, destroyers and aircraft carriers, and oil tankers are some of the massive watercraft breaking records and keeping the world economy moving and safe. This fascinating resource provides snapshots of innovative and impressive ships of the future, using these awe-inspiring vessels as an introduction to basic engineering principles. A dynamic overview of present and future seagoing giants also tackles the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Wolny
ISBN: 9780766097001 0766097005 9780766097018 0766097013
OCLC Number: 1010701101
Target Audience: Grades K-3.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Big ships, big jobs --
Cruise ships: all aboard! --
Tankers: fueling the coming century --
Container ships: moving the world economy --
Military ships: at war on the water --
A greener future.
Series Title: Feats of 21st-century engineering.
Other Titles: Twenty-first century ships
Responsibility: Philip Wolny.

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"Cruise liners, destroyers and aircraft carriers, and oil tankers are some of the massive watercraft breaking records and keeping the world economy moving and safe. This fascinating resource provides snapshots of innovative and impressive ships of the future, using these awe-inspiring vessels as an introduction to basic engineering principles. A dynamic overview of present and future seagoing giants also tackles the green and energy-efficient innovations that will make the coming century particularly important. Students will marvel at these cutting-edge craft while absorbing valuable STEM lessons."--Provided by publisher.

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