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Author Parker, Barry
Title The Isaac Newton School of Driving : Physics and Your Car
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 The Open Road Basic: Physics of Driving -- Chapter 3 All Revved Up: The Internal Combustion Engine -- Chapter 4 When Sparks Fly: The Electrical System -- Chapter 5 "Give 'em a Brake": Slowing Down -- Chapter 6 Springs and Gears: The Suspension System and the Transmission -- Chapter 7 What a Drag: Aerodynamic Design -- Chapter 8 A Crash Course: The Physics of Collisions -- Chapter 9 Checkered Flags: The Physics of Auto Racing -- Chapter 10 Rush Hour: Traffic and Chaos -- Chapter 11 The Road Ahead: Cars of the Future -- Chapter 12 Epilogue: The Final Flag -- Bibliography -- Index
"Whether a reader is looking for simple applications or the physics of high performance racing vehicles, this book will make any reader pause and think about the science of their car and driving." -- National Science Teachers Association Recommends
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Parker, Barry The Isaac Newton School of Driving : Physics and Your Car Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,c2003 9780801874178
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