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The Resource Backyard ballistics : build potato cannons, paper match rockets, Cincinnati fire kites, tennis ball mortars, and more dynamite devices, William Gurstelle, (electronic resource)

Backyard ballistics : build potato cannons, paper match rockets, Cincinnati fire kites, tennis ball mortars, and more dynamite devices, William Gurstelle, (electronic resource)

Label
Backyard ballistics : build potato cannons, paper match rockets, Cincinnati fire kites, tennis ball mortars, and more dynamite devices
Title
Backyard ballistics
Title remainder
build potato cannons, paper match rockets, Cincinnati fire kites, tennis ball mortars, and more dynamite devices
Statement of responsibility
William Gurstelle
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Gurstelle, William
Dewey number
531/.55078
LC call number
Q164
LC item number
.G88 2012
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  • Science
  • Ballistics
Summary expansion
  • This bestselling DIY handbook now features new and expanded projects, enabling ordinary folks to construct 16 awesome ballistic devices in their garage or basement workshops using inexpensive household or hardware store materials and this step-by-step guide. Clear instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build projects ranging from the simple match-powered rocket to the more complex tabletop catapult and the offbeat Cincinnati fire kite. The classic potato cannon has a new evil twinthe piezo-electric spud gunand the electromagnetic pipe gun has joined the company of such favorites as the tennis ball mortar. With a strong emphasis on safety, the book also gives tips on troubleshooting, explains the physics behind the projects, and profiles scientists and extraordinary experimenters such as Alfred Nobel, Robert Goddard, and Isaac Newton. This book will be indispensable for the legions of backyard toy-rocket launchers and fireworks fanatics who wish every day was the fourth of July
  • This best-selling DIY handbook now features new and expanded projects, enabling ordinary folks to construct 16 awesome ballistic devices in their garage or basement workshops using inexpensive household or hardware store materials and this step-by-step guide. Clear instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build projects ranging from the simple match-powered rocket to the more complex tabletop catapult and the offbeat Cincinnati fire kite. The classic potato cannon has a new evil twin -- the piezo-electric spud gun and the electromagnetic pipe gun has joined the company of such favourites as the tennis ball mortar. With a strong emphasis on safety, the book also gives tips on troubleshooting, explains the physics behind the projects, and profiles scientists and extraordinary experimenters such as Alfred Nobel, Robert Goddard, and Isaac Newton. This book will be indispensable for the legions of backyard toy-rocket launchers and fireworks fanatics who wish every day was the fourth of July
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Backyard ballistics : build potato cannons, paper match rockets, Cincinnati fire kites, tennis ball mortars, and more dynamite devices, William Gurstelle, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • "Expanded and even more explosive."
  • Includes index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000736438
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd edition.
Isbn
9781613740644
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2015304704
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000736438
Label
Backyard ballistics : build potato cannons, paper match rockets, Cincinnati fire kites, tennis ball mortars, and more dynamite devices, William Gurstelle, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "Expanded and even more explosive."
  • Includes index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000736438
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd edition.
Isbn
9781613740644
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2015304704
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000736438

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