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Moving heavy things / written and illustrated by Jan Adkins

Adkins, Jan, 1944- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

Demonstrates a variety of techniques used to move heavy objects. This is a fascinating description of applied physics in the real world. If you move engine blocks, concrete mooring sinkers, or nothing heavier than this book from table to lap, you'll enjoy the encouraging narrative and the precise drawings.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 621.86 ADKIN 2004 (Text) 39705000051515 New Book Shelf Book None 06/08/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780937822821
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : illustrations ; 18 x 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Brooklin, Maine : Wooden Boat Publications, 2004.

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General Note:
Reprint. Published by arrangement with Houghton Mifflin Co.
Summary, etc.:
Demonstrates a variety of techniques used to move heavy objects. This is a fascinating description of applied physics in the real world. If you move engine blocks, concrete mooring sinkers, or nothing heavier than this book from table to lap, you'll enjoy the encouraging narrative and the precise drawings.
Subject: Lifting and carrying
Simple machines

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