Farm Motors: Practical Hints for Handy-Men
This complete guide presents the origins and mechanical principals of farm motors. Beginning with a brief introduction to the "animal as motor," the authors explain how the consumption of energy (food) results in the produciton of carbon dioxide and other products of combustion. These products, in turn, result in mechanical energy. Also included are clear explanations of the mechanics of the most popular types of farm motors, along with information on their construction.
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