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Cars By Chris Oxlade

Cars by Chris Oxlade

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Summary

Describing how the invention of the internal combustion engine made cars possible, this book explains how a car works - breaking it down into simple systems - engine, suspension, controls, safety features. It also looks at how the new car technology will help to make cars cleaner and more economic.

Cars Summary

Cars by Chris Oxlade

This book describes how the invention of the internal combustion engine made cars possible. It explains how a car works by breaking it down into simple systems - engine, suspension, controls and safety features. It also looks at how electronics may change the way people drive and navigate. It examines the changing design of cars over decades and the need for efficiency. Specialized cars such as those customized for a particular job, luxury cars, off-road cars and cars for sport are highlighted. Finally it looks at the current environmental problems caused by cars and at how new car technology will help to make cars cleaner and more economic. This book is one of a series which studies some of the most important technologies to have emerged this century. It emphasizes the ways in which these inventions have been used and their dramatic impact on our lives, particularly those of children.

About Chris Oxlade

Chris Oxlade, is an experienced writer of information books for children. He specializes in science and technology, and has written more than sixty titles, on subjects ranging from kites to virtual reality as well as books on various forms of transport.

Additional information

GOR004635683
9780750220972
075022097X
Cars by Chris Oxlade
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
1997-08-31
48
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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