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The Resource The physics of war : from arrows to atoms, by Barry Parker

The physics of war : from arrows to atoms, by Barry Parker

Label
The physics of war : from arrows to atoms
Title
The physics of war
Title remainder
from arrows to atoms
Statement of responsibility
by Barry Parker
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parker, Barry R
Dewey number
623.409
Index
index present
LC call number
U27
LC item number
.P27 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weapons
  • Military art and science
  • Military engineering
  • Physics
  • Aeronautics
  • Ballistics
Label
The physics of war : from arrows to atoms, by Barry Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early wars and the beginning of physics -- Basic physics of early weapons -- The rise and fall of the Roman Empire and early English-French wars -- Gunpowder and cannons: the discovery that changed the art of war and the world -- Three men ahead of their time: Da Vinci, Tartaglia, and Galileo -- From early guns to total destruction and discovery -- The impact of the industrial revolution -- Napoleon's weapons and new breakthroughs in physics -- The American Civil War -- Where does the bullet go: ballistics of rifle bullets and cannon shells -- Hey, look ... it flies!: aerodynamics and the first airplanes -- The machine gun war -- World War I -- The invisible rays: the development and use of radio and radar in war -- Sonar and the submarine -- The great war: World War II -- The atomic bomb -- The hydrogen bomb, intercontinental missiles, lasers, and the future
Control code
ocn840464928
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781616148041
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2013031768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616148034
  • (OCoLC)840464928
Label
The physics of war : from arrows to atoms, by Barry Parker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early wars and the beginning of physics -- Basic physics of early weapons -- The rise and fall of the Roman Empire and early English-French wars -- Gunpowder and cannons: the discovery that changed the art of war and the world -- Three men ahead of their time: Da Vinci, Tartaglia, and Galileo -- From early guns to total destruction and discovery -- The impact of the industrial revolution -- Napoleon's weapons and new breakthroughs in physics -- The American Civil War -- Where does the bullet go: ballistics of rifle bullets and cannon shells -- Hey, look ... it flies!: aerodynamics and the first airplanes -- The machine gun war -- World War I -- The invisible rays: the development and use of radio and radar in war -- Sonar and the submarine -- The great war: World War II -- The atomic bomb -- The hydrogen bomb, intercontinental missiles, lasers, and the future
Control code
ocn840464928
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781616148041
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2013031768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616148034
  • (OCoLC)840464928

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