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Author Wilson, David Gordon, 1928-
Title Bicycling science / David Gordon Wilson ; with contributions by Jim Papadopoulos.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2004.
Edition 3rd ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  TL410 .W546 2004    AVAILABLE


Call # TL410 .W546 2004
Phys. Description viii, 477 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Bicycling science / Frank Rowland Whitt. 2nd ed. c1982.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A short history of bicycling -- Human power generation -- Thermal effects on power production (how bicyclists keep cool) -- Power and speed -- Bicycle aerodynamics -- Rolling : tires and bearings -- Braking -- Steering and balancing -- Mechanics and mechanisms : power transmission -- Materials and stresses -- Unusual human-powered machines -- Human-powered vehicles in the future.
Subject Bicycles -- Dynamics.
Bicycles -- History.
Alt Author Papadopoulos, Jim.
Whitt, Frank Rowland. Bicycling science.
ISBN 0262232375 (alk. paper)
9780262232371 (alk. paper)
0262731541 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780262731546 (pbk. : alk. paper)