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The Physics of NASCAR

How to Make Steel + Gas + Rubber = Speed

by Diandra Leslie-Pelecky

  • 56 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Dutton Adult .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Motor Sports,
  • Physics,
  • Sports & Recreation / Motor Sports,
  • Design and construction,
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • Performance,
  • Stock cars (Automobiles)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10440747M
    ISBN 100525950532
    ISBN 109780525950530
    OCLC/WorldCa181862555

    NASCAR, like any other sport, has a lot to say, and fortunately many gifted authors have helped to tell those stories. Tiny sensors within the body will give you ample warning of a heart attack or stroke. She spent the majority of her twenty-year academic career as a nanomaterials research and educator at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. You can feel the tremendous power of the engines when the stands shake and your guts rumble. Overall, Jensen offers a very eye-opening take on the sport.

    See our disclaimer A physicist explores the science of speed racing and the 1 spectator sport in America in the perfect gift for both NASCAR and science fans. I was one of the founders of the Michigan State Science Theatre project. Still, the book manages to pull you in and sit you down as you read about another chapter of racing royalty. You can feel the tremendous power of the engines when the stands shake and your guts rumble.

    In this presentation, Diandra Leslie-Pelecky explains the intricate The Physics of NASCAR book complex way the sport works in terms that anyone who drives a car—or occasionally looks under the hood—can easily comprehend. He profiles prolific cheaters such as Junior Johnson, Gary Nelson and Hoss Ellington while also examining major events such as "Bumpergate" and Richard Petty's th career win in For example, in one chapter Professor Leslie-Pelecky talks about tires at a shop in North Carolina and includes the history of vulcanized rubber as a point of interest. Mainly centering around Bobby and brother Donnie, this book takes you to their rough beginning on the Florida dirt tracks and chronicles their rise to the top. This talk gives a brief history of nanotechnology which surprisingly started in the 4th Century CE and highlights ways in which nanotechnology is already affecting your life and how it will continue to in the future. Manufacturers, suppliers and others provide what you see here, and we have not verified it.


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