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Engines, atoms, and power

by Amabel Williams-Ellis

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Robert Engle with Robert Eggers
    SeriesA Science explorer book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.W66 En
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24746167M
    LC Control Number58012175
    OCLC/WorldCa1309419

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 14 Author: Sam Epstein. This book begins with primary concepts of atomic and molecular structure and of how atoms, molecules and bulk matter store and exchange energy.

In the next stage, the macroscopic properties of energy and entropy, and of the constitutive properties of heat capacities are examined. From these, the concept of thermodynamic efficiency is developed.

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What are the parts of an atom. Most atoms have three different subatomic particles inside them: protons, neutrons, and protons and neutrons are packed together into the center of the atom (which is called the nucleus) and the electrons, which are very much smaller, whizz around the people draw pictures of atoms, they show the electrons like satellites spinning round.

Physicists have just built the smallest working engine ever created. It's a heat-powered motor barely larger than the single atom it runs on.

Designed and build by a team of experimental Author: William Herkewitz. This is a piston, and where all the magic happens Internal Combustion is what powers the engines.

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An ion thruster or ion drive is a form of electric propulsion used for spacecraft creates thrust by accelerating ions using electricity. An ion thruster ionizes a neutral gas by extracting some electrons out of atoms, creating a cloud of positive ion thrusters rely mainly on electrostatics as ions are accelerated by the Coulomb force along an electric field.

This is the basic heat transfer mechanism of the engine, and in terms of its function it can be thought of as broadly similar to the moving piston of a combustion engine; in this case, the atom is.

The engines operate as generators that power electric motors, which drive the wheels. The engines are linked to a massive gear train and driveshaft. Diesel-electric engines work well in locomotives both because a mechanical transmission would wear out quickly under such massive loads and because electric motors provide superior torque for.

Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" Speech One of the most famous speeches of the Cold War was given by President Dwight D. Eisenhower before the United Nations on December 8, Eisenhower was anxious to reduce the threat from the growing arsenals of nuclear weapons and instead develop peaceful applications of atomic energy for all nations to.

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The piston engine produces power by burning fuel and converting the released energy from force to controlled motion. Power is the rate at which work. is done. Work is the application of.

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The title blurb summarizes the content as "How man uses animals, wind, water, heat, electricity, chemistry, and atoms to perform work."Author: L. Sprague de Camp. Intermediate Energy Infobook split the nuclei of uranium atoms in a process called fission.

The sun manufacture goods and to power steamships and railroad engines. By the time of the American Civil War, people also used coal to make iron and steel.

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Using Titan’s speed and parallel processing power, ORNL researchers can predictively model new alloys and select only the best candidates for further experimentation. This predictive capability dramatically reduces the time, energy, and resources devoted to casting trial alloys.

Engines can be found in cars, trucks, motorcycles, planes, boats, ships, trains, lawnmowers, chain saws, model airplanes, portable generators, cranes, augers, drills, and rockets (to give but a few examples). Engines can be classified according to one or more of several schemes.

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