Grand Central Pub Today's trains are sleeker, greener and faster than ever before. Tomorrow's trains could travel through space at 23 times the speed of sound --- nearly 30 000 km/h (19 000 m.p.h.)! But did you know that train technology goes back 5 000 years?
All aboard Ultimate Trains, which takes readers on a trip through the evolution of train technology, bringing to life the trains of yesterday, today and tomorrow. Five ?Build It Yourself? experiments --- simple enough to create at home --- put train technology into action. Readers can learn how to build a steam engine from a soda pop can, test an electromagnetic track and go online to construct their own magnetic levitation train.
Univ of Toronto Pr Take a trip through the evolution of train technology. Ultimate Trains brings to life the trains of yesterday, today and tomorrow, and puts their technology into action with five "build it yourself" experiments simple enough to create at home.
Baker & Taylor Discusses the history of locomotives and the current development of high-speed trains, focusing on magnetic levitation, or Maglev, trains, with suggested experiments which demonstrate the scientific principles behind the trains.