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Make 50 Wild and Wacky (But Useful!) Contraptions

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Making crazy devices that perform simple but useful tasks has never been more fun! Make 50 Wild and Wacky (but Useful!) Contraptions shows you how to create the most mazelike contraptions imaginable. Inside you'll discover:
  • The key players in the world of contraptions: Rube Goldberg, Heath Robinson, and Robert Storm Petersen
  • The different components that go into making a contraption, and how to build them
  • The scientific, mechanical, and engineering secrets behind each of the components
  • How to build working models that demonstrate all of the techniques
Finally, and most importantly, Make 50 Wild and Wacky (but Useful!) Contraptions contains 50 easy-to-follow projects that show you how to make your own fiendishly complicated machines.

Synopsis:

Find your inner inventor with this colorful, illustrated manual that teaches readers how to create 50 fun and strange machines that perform all sorts of wild and wacky tasks.

About the Author

Robert Brandt runs his own design consultancy based in Brighton, England. His many commissions include engineering diagrams, three-dimensional modeling, architectural rendering, and interior design. He has also created technical illustrations for several books published in the United States, Canada, UK, and Australia.

Eric Chaline is a professional author, editor, and journalist based in London. He has numerous book and magazine credits covering a range of nonfiction subjects, including design, travel, and health and fitness.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061437762
Author:
Eric Chaline and Robert Brandt
Publisher:
Collins Publishers
Author:
Chaline, Eric
Author:
Brandt, Robert
Author:
by Robert Brandt and Eric Chaline
Subject:
Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Inventions
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Science Reference-Experiments
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
January 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.78x6.52x.42 in. .75 lbs.

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