Explains how the ultra-fast trains known as bullet trains work, and describes specific types of high speed trains from around the world.
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Descripción The Rosen Publishing Group's -Editorial Buena Letras, New York, 2002. hardcover. Estado de conservación: NUOVO. Age Range:10 - 8 Years. Illustrations by Alessandro Bartolozzi, Roberto Simoni. Imagine traveling at half the speed of a jet plane without ever leaving the ground! Students will discover the technology that makes such speeds possible, from special tracks and safety precautions to aerodynamically designed trains. What are the limits to the speed of trains? What imposes those limits? Students also will read about the future of passenger train travel, from flying trains to trains that use huge magnets to levitate inches or centimeters off the track. Some trains safely reach speeds of more than 200 mph! cm.23x30, pp.48, Coll.Tecnologia:Mapas para el Futuro. New York, The Rosen Publishing Group's -Editorial Buena Letras 2002, cm.23x30, pp.48, hardcover. Coll.Tecnologia:Mapas para el Futuro. Nº de ref. de la librería 226770