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Driving Force
By James D. Livingston

Driving Force

The Natural Magic of Magnets

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Driving Force by James D. Livingston

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Describes the properties of magnetic forces, the history of their applications, and the future uses being developed for them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674216457
ISBN-10: 0674216458
Format: Paperback
(222mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Pages: 334
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James D. Livingston

James D. Livingston is a former physicist at GE and lecturer at MIT, and the author of Driving Force: The Natural Magic of Magnets.

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