How it Works by Archibald Williams

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Author Williams, Archibald, 1871-1934
Title How it Works
Dealing in simple language with steam, electricity, light, heat, sound, hydraulics, optics, etc., and with their applications to apparatus in common use
Contents The steam-engine -- The conversion of heat energy into mechanical motion -- The steam turbine -- The internal-combustion engine -- Electrical apparatus -- The electric telegraph -- Wireless telegraphy -- The telephone -- Dynamos and electric motors -- Railway brakes -- Railway signalling -- Optics -- The microscope, the telescope, and the magic-lantern -- Sound and musical instruments -- Wind instruments -- Talking machines -- Why the wind blows -- Hydraulic machinery -- Heating and lighting -- Various mechanisms.
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Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Technology -- Juvenile literature
Subject Science -- Juvenile literature
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EBook-No. 28553
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 4, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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