qIn this encyclopedia, some '400 entries, on topics from 'Abacus and woodworking, ' range in length from two to ten pages. The index volume offers 33 pages of tables and lists, among which are measurement conversions, the periodic table, prefixes, Nobel Prize winners, a glossary, suggested Web sites, addresses, inventors, and a scientific time line....The set is generously illustrated with more than 1, 400 photographs, diagrams, and other illustrations, most in color.'q (Booklist) Volumes cover: 1: Abacus - Beverages; 2: Bicycle - Codes and ciphers; 3: Color - Engine; 4: Engineering - Gyroscope; 5: Hand tools - Leather; 6: Light and optics - Military communications and control; 7: Military vehicles - Plant hormone; 8: Plastics - Sailing; 9: Satellite - Tank; 10: Technology in ancient civilization - Wood and woodworking; 11: Indexes.Using a battery, rather than a diesel- or gasoline-powered engine, saves on limited ENERGY RESOURCES. ... However, in other applications, such as delivery vehicles, where their smoothness, quietness, and easy maintenance ... More importantlv, it had a sodium-sulfur batterv that could be recharged in 5-7 hours from an ordinary domestic power point. ... Although its lead-acid batteries weigh just under a ton (0.907 tonnes), its electric induction motor and transmission unit are muchanbsp;...
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