The Way Things Work
Workings of hundreds of machines and devices - Mechanics of movement - Levers - Wheels - Gears - Harnessing the elements - Planes - Helicopters - Submarines - Working with waves - Heat - Rocket engines - Nuclear reactors - Electricity and automation - Water clocks - Hot air balloons - Parachute - Pressure power - radio - Mechanics of movement - Harnessing the elements - Working with waves - Electricity and automation - Glossary of technical terms.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jbarr5 - LibraryThing
The Way Things Work by David McCauley Many categories and many topics of discussion about how they really work. The workings of machines and even such simple things as can openers. Links how when one ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - qubex - LibraryThing
This has always been, and always will be, one of my all-time favourite books. It’s definitely the children’s book I hold most dear. I was the kind of child that takes everything apart to figure out ... Read full review