Icons of Invention

Icons of Invention

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Presents twenty four inventions that have impacted the modern world from 1400 up to the present, with entries that provide the life of each inventor, a detailed describtion of the invention, and the economic, social, and political impact that the invention had on subsequent history.However, owing to considerations such as cylinder charging time, a two- cycle engine typically gives only about 60% more power than a comparable four-cycle engine. A two-stroke operation in a Diesel engine usually matches the cylinderanbsp;...

Title:Icons of Invention
Author:John W. Klooster
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2009-07


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