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The science of a bicycle : the science of forces / by Ian Graham.

Authors: Graham, Ian, 1953-
Call number: j531.6 GRA
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2009.
Publication date: 2009.
Subject: Force and energy -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Science -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Bicycles -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Science of--
Title: The science of a bicycle : the science of forces / by Ian Graham.
Physical description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: A bike -- Forces on bikes -- Friction -- Keeping your balance -- Steering -- Pedal power -- Changing gear -- Slow down! -- Energy -- Wheels and spokes -- Rubber and air -- Smoothing out bumps -- Pushing air.
Summary note: There's more to riding a bike than just pedaling and steering! It involves a complex balancing act of forces, such as gravity and friction. Find out more about The Science of a Bicycle, from acceleration to aerodynamics and from torque to treads.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781433900402 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
1433900408 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2008034029
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1206435
Bib No.: 1206435

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