The Visual Dictionary of Transportation
  • Éditeur québécois

The Visual Dictionary of Transportation gives readers the chance to explore ancient and modern transport, on road, rails, water, or in the air.

Convenient and affordable, this book is the perfect tool to discover the fascinating world of transport!

Table des matières

Table des matières
The Visual Dictionary of Transportation 1
Introduction 5
Contents 7
Road transport / road system 9
fixed bridges 14
movable bridges 17
road tunnel 19
service station 21
automobile 23
brakes 37
tire 40
radiator 43
spark plug 44
battery 45
electric automobile 46
hybrid automobile 47
types of engines 48
caravan 55
bus 58
trucking 61
motorcycle 71
4 X 4 all-terrain vehicle 78
bicycle 79
Rail transport / passenger station 85
railroad station 87
high-speed train 89
diesel-electric locomotive 91
types of passenger cars 93
car 95
yard 99
railroad track 101
highway crossing 102
subway 103
streetcar 108
Marine transport / harbor 109
canal lock 111
ancient ships 113
traditional ships 115
four-masted bark 117
examples of boats and ships 121
anchor 133
life-saving equipment 135
navigation devices 137
maritime signals 140
maritime buoyage system 143
Air transport / airport 147
long-range jet 155
flight deck 157
turbofan engine 159
examples of airplanes 161
combat aircraft 165
forces acting on an airplane 166
helicopter 167
examples of helicopters 169
Index 170