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How Mechanics Shaped the Modern World

Allen, David H.

2014, XXI, 396 p. 381 illus., 95 illus. in color.

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From the reviews:

“Allen (Univ. of Texas-Pan American) brings to bear his extensive knowledge and interest in the subject to enlighten lay readers on the history and applications of mechanics from ancient times to the present. … The book starts with historical origins of mechanics and, in quick order, takes up Newton’s contributions. The inclusion of photographs and illustrations makes for a better understanding of examples from bridges to musical instruments. … Summing Up: Recommended. All readership levels.” (N. Sadanand, Choice, Vol. 51 (9), May, 2014)



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