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Macaulay, David (author.). Ardley, Neil. (Added Author). Macaulay, David Way things work. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780395938478
  • ISBN: 0395938473
  • Physical Description: print
    400 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [1998]

Content descriptions

General Note: Rev. and updated ed. of: The way things work, 1988.
Includes index.
"Expanded and updated"--Jacket.
"A Walter Lorraine book"--T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.: Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology.
Target Audience Note:
1180L Lexile
Subject: Technology
Digital electronics
Topic Heading: Opening day collection Pendleton.
Opening day collection Powdersville.

Syndetic Solutions - Table of Contents for ISBN Number 9780395938478
The New Way Things Work
The New Way Things Work
by Macaulay, David; Ardley, Neil (Contribution by)
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Table of Contents

The New Way Things Work

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Prelim Pagesp. 1
Part OneThe Mechanics of Movementp. 6
    Title; contents; introductionsp. 10
    The Inclined Plane Locks and keys; cutting machines; can opener; plough; zipperp. 18
    Levers includes; lever in action; weighing machines; grand piano; manual typewriter; fighters ladderp. 30
    Wheel And Axle Wheel and axle at work waterwheel; turbine; windmill; wind turbine; dentist's drillp. 36
    Gears and Belts Includes: gear box; mechanical Clocks; differential; lawn sprinkler; cams and cranks; sewing machinep. 54
    Pulleys Chain hoist; counterweights; block and tackle; tower crane; escalator; liftp. 62
    Screws Screws at work; tap; drills and augers; combine harvesterp. 70
    Rotating Wheels Gyroscope, starter motor; roller blind; car seat beltp. 78
    Springs Stapler; car suspensionp. 82
        Friction Clutch; synchromesh; car brakes; oil rig; freedom from friction; perpetual motion
Part TwoHarnessing the Elementsp. 90
    Title, Contents, Introductionp. 94
    Floating Submersible; submarine; passenger boat; wind surfer; yacht; airship; hot-air balloonp. 106
    Flying Includes: airplane; airliner wing; helicopter; jump-jet; hydrofoilp. 120
    Pressure Power Includes: pumps; pneumatic drill; hydraulics; power steering; suction; carburetor; fuel injectionp. 142
    Exploiting Heat Includes: heat waves; combustion engines; blast furnace; electric heater; toaster; refrigeratorp. 164
        Nuclear Power Nuclear fission; nuclear fusion; nuclear weapons; fallout; nuclear reactor; fusion power
Part ThreeWorking with Wavesp. 174
    Title, Contents, Introductionp. 178
    Light and Images Includes: lighting; light bulb; mirrors; endoscope; lenses; telescopes; liquid crystals; hologramsp. 198
    Photography Includes: cameras; color photograph; photo booth; movie camera; movie projectorp. 208
    Printing Papermaking; printing plates; printing press; bookbindingp. 218
    Sound and Music Woodwind instruments; brass instruments; string instruments; percussion instruments; microphone; synthesizer; electric guitar; mixer; amplifier; loudspeakers; earphones; record player; tape recorderp. 234
        Telecommunications Telephone; radio transmitter; radio receiver; radio signals; television camera; camcorder; video recorder; television set; satellites; space telescope; radio telescope; satellite dish; space probes
Part FourElectricity and Automationp. 254
    Title, Contents, Introductionp. 258
    Electricity Includes: photocopier; air cleaner; ionizer; lightning conductor; quartz clock; self-winding watch; electric circuit; batteries; solar cell, remote control unitp. 274
    Magnetism Includes: magnets at work; electric bell; electric horn; maglev train; disc drive; electric generator; transformer; power supply; car ignition systemp. 290
        Sensors and Detectors Includes: seismograph; air bag; autopilot; breath tester; smoke detector; X-rays; sonar; ultrasound; scanner; radar; metal detector; automatic doors; advanced burglar alarms; body scanner; automatic transmission; cruise control
    New Section
Part FiveThe Digital Domainp. 310
        Title, Contents, Introduction?
        The Digital Domain will consist of five main sections: Forming Bits; Storing Bits; Processing Bits; Sending Bits; Using Bits
        All of the following topics will be covered within these five sections?
        Analog/Digital Systems Binary code; digital pictures; analog
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