Item Details

The New Way Things Work

David Macaulay, with Neil Ardley
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c1998.
Language
English
ISBN
0395938473
Summary
Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology.
Contents
  • The mechanics of movement
  • Harnessing the elements
  • Working with waves
  • Electricity & automation
  • The digital domain
  • The invention of machines
  • Technical terms.
Description
400 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Notes
  • Rev. and updated ed. of: The way things work, 1988.
  • Includes index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Minor Fund, 2002/2003.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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