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Book of Basic Machines, The; The U.S. Navy Training Manual

Skyhorse Publishing

Skyhorse Publishing

Book of Basic Machines, The; The U.S. Navy Training Manual
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Categories: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, College+, Science
Product Type: Book
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Book of Basic Machines, The; The U.S. Navy Training Manual

Everything you need to know about how machines work.

Have you ever wondered why levers and pulleys make it easy to lift heavy objects? Or thought about what it is that makes a combustion engine work?

The Book of Basic Machineswill give you the information you need to understand key concepts, techniques, components, and much more. Designed and prepared by the Naval Education and Training Program Development Center for naval training, and taught widely in technical school across the country, the manual covers the theory and application of many of the most important mechanical ideas. Concepts build effortlessly from one chapter to the next. Clear explanations, illuminating examples, and over 200 skillfully rendered diagrams, cross-sections, and illustrations make it remarkably easy for readers of any level to understand the fascinating inner-workings of basic machines.

The Book of Basic Machines is an invaluable resource for mechanical engineering students looking to learn the basics, working engineers wanting to brush up on some theory, or hobbyists who simply want to know how things work. Simply put, this book is required reading for anyone interested in machines. From the basics of simple levers to the principles of the internal combustion engine, The Book of Basic Machines covers every aspect of basic machinery.

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Skyhorse Publishing
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Sky Pony Press is a publisher of quality and commercial children’s and teen books for readers ages 0-16. Our eclectic list, started in fall 2011, includes picture books, fiction, educational books, novelty books, midgrade and cherished classics. Sky Pony Press titles have received numerous awards, including the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal and 2013 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award Silver Medal.   To learn more about the team, our books and authors, and to stay apprised of our recent activity, visit our blog at skyponypressblog.com!

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