Explains how science and technology influence the designs of aircrafts, describing the forces that act upon an aircraft, and discussing the materials and systems that make up and control planes and helicopters.
Explains how science and technology influence the designs of buildings and structures, describing the forces that act upon bridges, dams, towers, and more, and discussing the energy-efficient aspects of building designs.
We are all aware of the importance of the environment - it's in the news, it affects our behavior and the decisions we make every day. But what actual impact has environmental thinking had on the world around us? This thought-provoking book looks at the way new ideas about the environment and sustainability have changed the way we travel, and will so do in the future.
What are the outer planets like, and could we ever visit there? Taking the form of an imaginary trip, this book explores the science and history of the outer planets looking at recent studies and possibilities for the future.