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Explore how methods of moving over the sea have changed through the centuries.
The Science of Engineering series feature different forms of architecture and transport engineering. Features include funny and interesting illustrations; real-world science examples; side panels to tackle complex subject matter in a fun and relevant way; detailed glossary and more.This fascinating guide to the science of seafaring explores how methods of moving over the sea have changed through the centuries, from using oars and simple sails to huge nuclear powered ships. It covers how technology has allowed us to stay afloat, navigate, move through water, and survive bad weather - and even go below the surface, as in the iconic submarine.
About the Author
Anne Rooney has written extensively on modern science, technology and contemporary issues for young people. She has worked in the computer industry for about 20 years, as well as advising educational bodies on various technological matters.