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The way things work

Author: David Macaulay
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay
ISBN: 0395428572 9780395428573
OCLC Number: 829389809
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 384 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
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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