An accessible new reference for students, The Young Oxford Library of Science is an 11-volume set that offers easy-to-find information on the physical, chemical, and biological sciences. Each volume explains its subject in language that is easy to understand and is written by its own expert author. Together, these volumes form a comprehensive library of basic knowledge on all aspects of science and how it applies to our daily lives.
Volume 8: Energy and Forces
What do refrigerators, watches, and wheelbarrows all have in common? Inventors developed them using the principles of physics, which is the study of energy and forces. The topics of this book's 26 articles include: * Energy * Engines and turbines * Forces * Gravity * Motion * Temperatureshow more