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Trucks : Machines Inside Out - Chris Oxlade


Machines Inside Out

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This series looks at the technology behind engine-powered vehicles and the features that make the vehicles unique.

Each vehicle is looked at from the inside to the outside, starting with the vehicle as a whole and then looking at each individual system, including the engine and braking system to the cooling system and safety.

Each spread is illustrated by large cross-sectional artworks so that readers can see what the components look like and how they work together to power the vehicle.

With accessible and engaging text, this series is especially suitable for reluctant readers but any 'petrol-head' will find it an enthralling read.

About the Author

Chris Oxlade, is an experienced writer of information books for children. He specializes in science and technology, and has written more than sixty titles, on subjects ranging from kites to virtual reality as well as books on various forms of transport.

Trucks inside out
Truck structure
Wheels and suspension
How the engine works
Fuel and exhaust
Cooling the engine
Steering and brakes
In the cab
Special trucks

ISBN: 9780750268158
ISBN-10: 9780811866859
Series: Machines Inside Out
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8 - 11 years old
For Grades: 3 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 30
Published: 28th August 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 21.9  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1