Basic Machines and How They Work (Hardcover)
From levers and gears to wheels and power trains, this clear and effective Navy training manual is a full course in fundamental mechanical physics. Requiring nothing more than a familiarity with basic mathematics, Basic Machines and How They Work presents important mechanical concepts--from simple to complex--in terms that anyone can understand.
Inside you'll find detailed chapters on the theory and function of machines like:
- Wheels and axles
- Inclined planes and wedges
- Combustion engines
- And more
Furthermore, this book will familiarize you with important physics concepts like force, pressure, friction, and work.
Comprehensive, easy-to-read, and affordable, the Navy's Basic Machines and How They Work is perfect for students, homeowners, inventors, and anyone with a thirst for learning.
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