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Musical Instruments

Ade Deane-Pratt
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Ade Deane-Pratt

Combining Science and Design and Technology, this title examines the technology of musical instruments. A scientific explanation with the help of annotated diagrams and illustrations is followed by examples of instruments that produce sound in this way. Musical instruments examined include guitars, drums, oboes and pianos.

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Sensors

Ade Deane-Pratt
Authors:
Ade Deane-Pratt

Find out about the design and technology of some of the most widely used sensors, such as remote controls, cameras and alarms. Get an in-depth understanding of the basic principles behind each sensor with detailed diagrams and simple experiments. And learn how to make four different types of sensors, including a thermometer, a barometer and a pinhole camera. This series of books takes you inside the instruments, gadgets and machines that we use in our everyday lives. Learn about how they work and how to make some of them yourself!

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Electrical Gadgets

Ade Deane-Pratt
Authors:
Ade Deane-Pratt

Combining Science and Design and Technology, this title examines the technology of the electrical gadgets we use every day. A scientific explanation with the help of annotated diagrams and illustrations is followed by examples of gadgets that make use of the technology. Gadgets and technologies examined and explained include touch screens, remote controls, DVD players and photo copiers.

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