Transportation: Present Knowledge-Future Trends

Transportation: Present Knowledge-Future Trends

by Robin Kerrod

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Overview

What is a fuel cell? How do maglev trains operate? What about orbital space planes? Advances in science are altering the way we get from place to place. Where is the new technology leading us? Find out in this easy-to-read, informative guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583405079
Publisher: Black Rabbit Books
Publication date: 08/01/2004
Series: 21st Century Science Series
Pages: 44
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction8
Congestion and pollution10
On the road12
The mechanics16
The mechanics-hybrids18
On the rails20
Super railroads24
Out at sea26
Surface skimmers30
In the air32
Vertical take-off36
Navigation38
Journey into space40
Glossary42
Index44

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