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Why the wheel is round : muscles, technology, and how we make things move / Steven Vogel.

Author:
Vogel, Steven, 1940-2015 [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
xi, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-327).
Contents:
Circling bodies -- Wheels and wagons -- Turning points-and pots -- Going in circles -- Or being encircled -- Grabbing again and again -- Turning and unturning -- The true crank -- Spinning fibers -- A few more turns -- Rolling back rotation.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780226381039 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • 022638103X ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • ((electronic book))
LCCN:
2016005058
OCLC:
937368232
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