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The Way Things Work: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Technology
The Way Things Work An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Technology Author:C. Van Amerongen In this technological age practically everybody at some time asks himself - or is asked by a child- How does it work? — How is color television transmitted? What makes an electric refrigerator cold? Why is dry cleaning called dry? How does an electric computer console compute? — Now at last all these questions-hundreds of them-are answered. This b... more »ook clearly tells you and shows you (with 1,071 meticulous two-color drawings of machines, concepts and functions) HOW THINGS WORK.
You can look up everything that puzzles you-from the telephone to the light meter to X-rays to the internal combustion engine to the atomic clock and the laser.« less