Car Science

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Author: Richard Hammond

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756651832

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Top Gear's Richard Hammond is in the driving seat for this turbo-charged tour through the nuts and bolts of car technology. Underneath the hood of every car there's a lot of fast, furious, and spectacular science going on. G-force, combustion, power: you name it, a car's got it. Help your child discover all about the science of cars with this explosive tour of automobiles in Car Science. Find out how cars revolutionized the world and see how a car functions with jaw-dropping diagrams, cutaway drawings and cool graphics. Steer to the fundamental science behind the mechanics and then sit back for an exciting look into the future of minimal emissions, maximum fun.

Everyday Science Experiments in the Car

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Author: John Daniel Hartzog

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780823954599

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Provides simple experiments that explore scientific phenomena occurring in a moving car.

The Science of Car Racing

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Author: Karen Latchana Kenney

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1476551936

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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"Describes the science concepts involved in several types of car racing"--

Car Science, Richard Hammond, DK Publishing, 2008

Car Science

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Author: Dorling Kindersley, Ltd

Publisher: Bukupedia

ISBN: 0756640261

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 100

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Cars are crammed full of science. How fast they go, how quickly they can stop, and how furiously they can go around a corner are all down to science. And that’s a good thing, because two things that I really love are cars and science. How convenient, two of my favorite things all in one. I know people who can tell the difference between a 1985 and 1986 Ford Fiesta from 500 yards in a snowstorm and who can remember the part number for a 1965 Morris Minor handbrake cable, but what they can’t explain to me is the difference between power and torque. Things like this are very useful for us to know. Lewis Hamilton and his buddies in Formula 1 don’t just drive their cars faster and faster until they crash and then remember to go a little bit slower the next time; they understand what makes their cars stick to the road like an octopus wearing velcro shoes on a carpet. And because they understand the science involved, they can help their engineers make the cars go even faster and, therefore, win races and become rich and famous. Lots of people driving on the road don’t really understand the science in their cars. If they did they wouldn’t drive so close to the car in front on the highway because they’d know about things like inertia and momentum, and would know that if the car in front stops dead they won’t be able to stop in time. And if they knew a lot about the science of cars they’d know that stopping suddenly from 70 mph (110 km/h) involves a lot of forces. And tears and bruises. It’s a huge subject, so we’ve been very sensible and split this book into four chapters: Power, Speed, Handling, and Technology. Each chapter covers everything you need to know to be a real driving expert. How a turbocharger works, how gasoline is made; we’ll look inside gearboxes and learn why a Formula 1 car’s brakes glow pink when it’s stopping. And at the end, we’ll look at the kind of cars that we might be driving in the future. Throughout the book we’ll be meeting one of the world’s first experts, Sir Isaac Newton (you can’t miss him, he’s an old-looking geezer with a crazy dress sense and a massive wig). Most of us know that one day an apple fell on Isaac’s head and he realized that gravity existed, but he came up with lots of other brainy ideas and theories, too, most of which are very important to cars. We know you’ll learn a lot, and we hope you enjoy doing so.

Car Science

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Author: Jane P. Gardner

Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers

ISBN: 9781422234068

Category: Transportation

Page: 48

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Why do engines make cars go? What is horsepower and why is it important? How can the sun power new cars? The answers to all those questions--and more--are in science . . . and in this book. Look under the hood and in the driver's seat to find out how cars and science are linked. And it's not just cars--science is all around us, every hour of every day. Discover more ways that science is a part of our lives in SCIENCE 24-7! Each title in this series contains color photos, diagrams explaining key science concepts, hands-on activities, and back matter including: an index, further reading lists for books and internet resources, and a series glossary. Mason Crest's editorial team has placed Key Icons to Look for throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are then used in the prose throughout that chapter, and are emboldened, so that the reader is able to reference back to the definitions- building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter contains terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Nelson Modular Science

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Author: Paul Collison,David Kirkby,Averil MacDonald

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748762477

Category: Science

Page: 256

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There are two students Books. They are divided into Single and Double Award modules: Book 1: 6 Single Award plus 1 coursework module. Book 2: 6 Double Award modules. These are full colour textbooks, written in an accessible format to fully support the Edexcel modular specifications. Each model is covered in self contained units. A chapter is fully devoted to Sc1 Investigation Skills, with graded exemplar material offering examiners advice, along with exercises to improve students skills and enhance understanding of investigative work. Key Skill opportunities are clearly outlined with weblinks. Ideas and evidence in science are fully covered. A number of examination questions and short questions for homework and self-testing are included to aid students' understanding.

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The Science of Cars

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Author: Karen Latchana Kenney

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 0756545064

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Describes how the internal combustion engine powers a car and discusses the future of the automobile.

Forensic Nursing Science - E-Book

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Author: Virginia A. Lynch,Janet Barber Duval

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323066380

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Written and edited by the most respected authorities in forensic nursing and forensic sciences, this new edition provides the tools and concepts you need to collect evidence that is admissible in court, determine the significance of that evidence, and provide accurate, reliable testimony while administering high-quality patient care. Now in full color throughout, it remains the most comprehensive, highly illustrated text of its kind. Provides a comprehensive, updated guide to forensic nursing science, paying special attention to the International Association of Forensic Nurses’s (IAFN) goals for forensic nursing. Retains a focus on assessment skills and the collection and preservation of evidence, following the established guidelines of the forensic sciences. Prepares you to provide testimony as a fact witness or a forensic nursing expert. Includes an illustrated case study in almost every chapter, helping you relate the information to clinical practice. Highlights important recommendations for interventions in Best Practice boxes, including the evidence base for each. Summarizes important points in Key Point boxes, so you can quickly review the most important concepts in each chapter. Explores the evolving role of forensic nurses in today’s health care facilities and the community. Edited by Virginia Lynch, founding member and first President of the International Association of Forensic Nurses and Janet Barber Duval, both well-respected pioneers and educators in the field. Contains 300 full-color illustrations integrated throughout the text, so you can view evidence quickly and easily, as it is likely to appear in practice. Presents information on courtroom testimony and depositions in one reorganized, streamlined chapter, giving you a full, organized treatment of this extremely important topic. Includes twelve new chapters: Digital Evidence, Medical Evidence Recovery at the Death Scene, Asphyxia, Electrical and Thermal Injury, Intrafamilial Homicide and Unexplained Childhood Death, Human Trafficking, Credential Development for Forensic Nurses, Gangs and Hate Crimes, Ethics Issues in Forensic Nursing, Forensic Physics and Fracture Analysis, Sexual Deviant Behaviors and Crime and Forensic Epidemiology. Contains heavily revised information on Prehospital Evidence, Forensic Investigation in the Hospital, and Human Abuse and Deaths in Custody. Features critical thinking questions with every case study, so you can thoroughly consider the implications of each clinical scenario. Evolve site will include appendices and additional documentation materials.