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The Resource Marshall Brain's how stuff works, Marshall Brain and the staff at HowStuffWorks.com

Marshall Brain's how stuff works, Marshall Brain and the staff at HowStuffWorks.com

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Marshall Brain's how stuff works
Title
Marshall Brain's how stuff works
Statement of responsibility
Marshall Brain and the staff at HowStuffWorks.com
Title variation
How stuff works
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the award-winning Web site visited by more than 2.5 million people every month comes How Stuff Works, the definitive guide to the inner workings of everyday items. In this fun and infinitely informative guide, Marshall Brain and staff of "stuff" experts at How Stuff Works, Inc. unravel the mysteries of more than 135 intriguing topics. You'll be fascinated by the world around you! In Marshall Brain's trademark easy-to-understand language, complemented by beautiful full-color illustrations, you'll discover the basic mechanisms behind everything from toasters to turbochargers, dieting to DVD players, and cell phones to submarines. Technology and scientific principles are all around you: whether in the chips needed to execute commands on your computer, or in determining how many calories you need to burn in order to lose five pounds. This exciting book explains-in a way you can easily grasp-how technology is a part of everyday life. How Stuff Works contains: More than 135 articles written in Marshall Brain's award-winning style Hundreds of original color drawings that illuminate the incisive text "Cool Facts, " "Did You Know?, " and "And Another Thing..." sidebars that give you extra, insider information Color photographs No matter what your age, if you're intrigued by how stuff works, you won't be able to put down How Stuff Works! Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works is a lavish, full-color, highly visual resource for those with hungry minds who crave an understanding of the way things work around them-from submarine ships to digital technology to toilets! With over 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos showing step-by-step images of how stuff works, these easy-to-understand explanations cover the most popular and interesting subject areas, including Technology, Science, Health, Fitness, Transportation, and more! Sample topics include: How CDs Work, How Car Engines Work, and How Nuclear Radiation and Power Work
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OSU
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Brain, Marshall
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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HowStuffWorks, Inc
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  • Technology
  • Inventions
Label
Marshall Brain's how stuff works, Marshall Brain and the staff at HowStuffWorks.com
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Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York, NY : Hungry Minds, c2001
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the air -- Power up! -- On the road -- Science 101 -- Of microprocessors, mice and modems -- Unweaving the web -- Picture perfect -- Now hear this -- Around the house -- It's all about you! -- Just for fun
Control code
ocn260229954
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780785824329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780785824329
  • (OCoLC)260229954
  • (Sirsi) b1337302x
Label
Marshall Brain's how stuff works, Marshall Brain and the staff at HowStuffWorks.com
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York, NY : Hungry Minds, c2001
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the air -- Power up! -- On the road -- Science 101 -- Of microprocessors, mice and modems -- Unweaving the web -- Picture perfect -- Now hear this -- Around the house -- It's all about you! -- Just for fun
Control code
ocn260229954
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780785824329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780785824329
  • (OCoLC)260229954
  • (Sirsi) b1337302x

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