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Cars : an amazing fact file and hands-on project book, Peter Harrison ; consultant, Peter Cahill

Label
Cars : an amazing fact file and hands-on project book
Title
Cars
Title remainder
an amazing fact file and hands-on project book
Statement of responsibility
Peter Harrison ; consultant, Peter Cahill
Creator
Contributor
Author
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Find out about cars, from the earliest inventions to the designs of the future. Learn about roadsters that are powered by electricity, jet engines or solar energy, and about vehicles that are finely tuned for off-road driving or Formula One Racing. Includes 13 fun model-making projects and experiments that give hands-on insight into technology and design. Make movable gears, create a turning fan belt, demonstrate braking, and race your toy cars on a homemade track
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Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
629.222
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Exploring science
Target audience
juvenile
Cars : an amazing fact file and hands-on project book, Peter Harrison ; consultant, Peter Cahill
Label
Cars : an amazing fact file and hands-on project book, Peter Harrison ; consultant, Peter Cahill
Publication
Note
  • 13 exciting experiments and 280 pictures -- Cover
  • Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The journey begins -- The earliest cars -- Wheels in motion -- Mass production -- The engine -- In the right gear -- Safe ride and handling -- Speed contests -- Race tracks -- Collecting -- Off-road vehicles -- Custom-built -- Unusual designs -- Cooling system -- Environment matters -- Braking system -- Safety issues -- Good design -- Friction and oil -- Classic models -- Sports cars -- Fuel control -- Suspension -- Home from home -- Different types of fuel -- Speed records -- Motorways and freeways -- Badges and mascots -- The future -- Glossary -- Index
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Dimensions
29 cm
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Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781861476425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)928746883

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