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9780531133965

The Science of Seafaring

  • ISBN 13:

    9780531133965

  • ISBN 10:

    0531133966

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/01/2019
  • Publisher: Grolier Pub

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Explore how methods of moving over the sea have changed through the centuries.

The Science of Engineering series feature different forms of architecture and transport engineering. Features include funny and interesting illustrations; real-world science examples; side panels to tackle complex subject matter in a fun and relevant way; detailed glossary and more.This fascinating guide to the science of seafaring explores how methods of moving over the sea have changed through the centuries, from using oars and simple sails to huge nuclear powered ships. It covers how technology has allowed us to stay afloat, navigate, move through water, and survive bad weather - and even go below the surface, as in the iconic submarine.

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