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How things are made : from automobiles to zippers
How things are made : from automobiles to zippers
Terranova, Andrew2018
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For anyone curious about the nuts and bolts of human ingenuity, How Things Are Made is a fascinating exploration of the process behind the manufacture of everyday items. What are bulletproof vests made of? How do manufacturers get lipstick into the tube? How many layers are there in an iPhone screen? The answers to these questions and so much more fascinating information can be found in How Things Are Made, a behind-the-scenes look at the production everyday objects of all kinds, from guitars, sunscreen, and seismographs to running shoes, jet engines, and chocolate.
Main title:
How things are made : from automobiles to zippers / Andrew Terranova and Sharon Rose.
Edition:
Revised edition.
Imprint:
New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2018.
Collation:
vii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Airbag -- Automobile -- Barcode Scanner -- Body Armor -- Cheese -- Chocolate -- Combination Lock -- Contact Lens -- Cruise Ship -- Denim Jeans -- Eyeglass Lens -- Guitar -- Helicopter -- Jet Engine -- Lawn Mower -- Light Bulb -- Lipstick -- Nail Polish -- Optical Disc (CD, DVD, and Blu-ray) -- Optical Fiber -- Pencil -- Postage Stamp -- Rubber Band -- Running Shoe -- Salsa -- Seismograph -- Smartphone -- Smoke Detector -- Solar Panel -- Sugar -- Sunscreen -- Super Glue -- Thermometer -- Tire -- Trumpet -- Watch -- Zipper.
ISBN:
9780316439251
Dewey class:
670
Language:
English
Added title:
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Brighton LibraryScience and Technology670 TERAvailable
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