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How technology works / contributors, Jack Challoner [and 6 others] ; managing editor, Angeles Gavira Guerrero.

Challoner, Jack, (contributor. ). Gavira Guerrero, Angeles, (editor.).
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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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2 current holds with 7 total copies.

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Fayette Co PL - Connersville 600 HOW (Text) 39230031962242 Adult New Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 600 HOW (Text) 33187004522724 Nonfiction Available -
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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 600 HOW (Text) 33187004522732 Nonfiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 600 CHALLONER (Text) 30403002355071 Adult - Non-Fiction Checked out 08/05/2019
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 600 How (Text) 31208912643311 new non-fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial ZIONS32316 (Text) ZIONS32316 New Books . 2nd Floor On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465479648
  • ISBN: 1465479643
  • Physical Description: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Power technology -- Transportation technology -- Materials and construction technology -- Technology in the home -- Sound and vision technology -- Computer technology -- Communications technology -- Farming and food technology -- Medical technology.
Summary, etc.:
"How Technology Works demystifies the machinery that keeps the modern world going, from simple objects such as zip fasteners and can openers to the latest, most sophisticated devices of the information age, including smartwatches, personal digital assistants, and driverless cars. It includes inventions that have changed the course of history, like the internal combustion engine, as well as technologies that might hold the key to our future survival, including solar cells and new kinds of farming to feed a growing population. Throughout the book, step-by-step explanations are supported by simple and original graphics that take devices apart and show you how they work. The opening chapter explains principles that underpin lots of devices, from basic mechanics to electricity to digital technology. From there, devices are grouped by application-such as the home, transportation, and computing-making them easy to find and placing similar devices side by side"-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Technology > Popular works.
Technological innovations.

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