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Title:
The science of a bicycle : the science of forces / by Ian Graham.
Call Number:
j531.6 GRA
Publication Date:
2009.
Publisher:
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2009.
Physical Description:
32 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents:
A bike -- Forces on bikes -- Friction -- Keeping your balance -- Steering -- Pedal power -- Changing gear -- Slow down! -- Energy -- Wheels and spokes -- Rubber and air -- Smoothing out bumps -- Pushing air.
Summary:
There's more to riding a bike than just pedaling and steering! It involves a complex balancing act of forces, such as gravity and friction. Find out more about The Science of a Bicycle, from acceleration to aerodynamics and from torque to treads.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1206435
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