Stars and Planets

Stars and Planets

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Stars and Planets is part of the comprehensive Questions and Answers series. The book contains information on stars, planets, galaxies, asteroids, meteorites and the solar system and discusses questions such as: How big are the stars? and How big is the solar system?show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 224 x 264 x 10mm | 199.58g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753404826
  • 9780753404829
  • 2,197,078

Review quote

"This book represents the outcome of over 12 years of research and teaching by the authors on constructal theory and its application. It provides comprehensive and elegant discussion of a revolutionary new approach for understanding and predicting the designs that arise in both nature and engineering, from the tree and the forest to the cooling of electronics, urban design, decontamination, and vascular smart materials. This book is highly recommended for everyone, especially students and professionals in mechanical, civil, environmental, energy and power, chemical, aerospace, and biomedical engineering, as well in geophysics and biology." ("International Journal of Energy Research," 2010)"The constructal law provides a broad coverage of "designedness" everywhere, from engineering to geophysics and biology....it provides the student with strategy for how to pursue and discover design-the configurations or patterns-in both space and time. Constructal theory pushes design thinking closhow more

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