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Author Hammond, Richard, 1969-
Title Car science / Richard Hammond.
Pub Info New York : DK Pub., 2008.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J 629.2 HAM     AVAILABLE
Descript 96 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Power: Goodbye horse! -- Energy -- What makes it go? -- Fire power -- Pulling power -- Superpower -- Step on the gas (or air) -- Piston power -- Bugatti Veyron -- Black gold -- Making gasoline -- Laws of motion -- Magnifying forces -- Getting in gear -- Speed: Need for speed -- Acceleration -- Small is good -- Ariel atom -- Inspired by nature -- Science of airflow -- Record breakers -- Handling: Science friction -- Black magic -- All terrain vehicle -- Monster trucks -- Keep on moving -- G-force -- In the hot seat -- Wall of death -- Friction vs. inertia -- Losing your grip -- Car-crash science -- Technology: What's it made of? -- Electric dreams -- Fuel-cell cars -- Design for life -- Super scuba -- Top 10 crazy ideas.
Summary "An under-the-hood, behind-the-dash look at how cars work"--Cover.
Subject Automobile mechanics -- Juvenile literature.
Automobiles -- Motors -- Juvenile literature.
Automobile mechanics.
Automobiles -- Motors.
ISBN 9780756640262
0756640261
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