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Title Mechanical engineering and simple machines / Robert Snedden.
Author Snedden, Robert.
Publication St. Catharines, ON : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2013]
Description 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
Call # J 621 S
Series Engineering in action
Engineering in action.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 30) and index.
Summary This engaging and informative book explores the science of simple machines and how it relates to the exciting field of mechanical engineering. Readers will learn how mechanical engineers design and innovate machines we use every day. Readers then apply the engineering design process to tackle a design challenge of their own.
Contents Machine world -- Energy, force, and motion -- What is a machine? -- Looking at levers -- Inventing the wheel (and other turning things) -- Compound machines -- What do we want to make? -- Searching for solutions -- Building a prototype -- Into production -- Design challenge : rocket racer -- On the engineering frontier -- So you want to be a mechanical engineer?
Subject Mechanical engineering -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0778774988 (reinforced library binding)
9780778774983 (reinforced library binding)
0778775038 (pbk.) :
9780778775034 (pbk.) :
9781427190536 (electronic PDF)
9781427191076 (electronic HTML)

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