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National Geographic's how things work :everyday technology explained

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We Push Buttons, Flip Switches, zip zippers, dial dials, click remotes, tap keys, crank ignitions, and things just happen. But how? Why? What exactly makes things do what they do? If you're curious about everyday gadgets, machines, tools, and even industrial and medical processes, this book invites you to discover what makes them work. Here, in National Geographic's How Things Work: Everyday Technology Explained, you'll find the answers you've always wanted in clear language, accompanied by more than 400 full-color photographs and technical drawings, diagrams, and cutaways.

x Clear, concise text, crafted for curious minds by an award-winning science writer, backed by experts in the field
x Over 300 photographs, most in full color
x More than 100 technical illustrations — diagrams, schematics, and cutaways — created specially for this book
x Cross-references on each spread to similar technologies in other applications
x 272 pages, complete with an index, a glossary of scientific terms, and a list of books and articles for additional reading

Synopsis:

We Push Buttons, Flip Switches, zip zippers, dial dials, click remotes, tap keys, crank ignitions, and things just happen. But how? Why? What exactly makes things do what they do? If you're curious about everyday gadgets, machines, tools, and even industrial and medical processes, this book invites you to discover what makes them work. Here, in National Geographic's How Things Work: Everyday Technology Explained, you'll find the answers you've always wanted in clear language, accompanied by more than 400 full-color photographs and technical drawings, diagrams, and cutaways.

* Clear, concise text, crafted for curious minds by an award-winning science writer, backed by experts in the field
* Over 300 photographs, most in full color
* More than 100 technical illustrations — diagrams, schematics, and cutaways — created specially for this book
* Cross-references on each spread to similar technologies in other applications
* 272 pages, complete with an index, a glossary of scientific terms, and a list of books and articles for additional reading

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792271505
Other:
National Geographic Society
Publisher:
National Geographic
Author:
Langone, John
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Applied Sciences
Subject:
Inventions
Subject:
General Reference
Copyright:
Series:
National Geographic
Publication Date:
19990601
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
11.20x9.58x.89 in. 2.90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , We Push Buttons, Flip Switches, zip zippers, dial dials, click remotes, tap keys, crank ignitions, and things just happen. But how? Why? What exactly makes things do what they do? If you're curious about everyday gadgets, machines, tools, and even industrial and medical processes, this book invites you to discover what makes them work. Here, in National Geographic's How Things Work: Everyday Technology Explained, you'll find the answers you've always wanted in clear language, accompanied by more than 400 full-color photographs and technical drawings, diagrams, and cutaways.

* Clear, concise text, crafted for curious minds by an award-winning science writer, backed by experts in the field
* Over 300 photographs, most in full color
* More than 100 technical illustrations — diagrams, schematics, and cutaways — created specially for this book
* Cross-references on each spread to similar technologies in other applications
* 272 pages, complete with an index, a glossary of scientific terms, and a list of books and articles for additional reading

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