The Resource A field guide to household technology, Ed Sobey, (electronic resource)

A field guide to household technology, Ed Sobey, (electronic resource)

Label
A field guide to household technology
Title
A field guide to household technology
Statement of responsibility
Ed Sobey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Illustrating how a fire alarm detects smoke and what the "plasma" is in plasma screen television, this book explains how everyday household devices function and operate. It covers over 180 different household technologies, including gadgets unique to apartment buildings and houseboats
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
683/.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T20
LC item number
.S495 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
A field guide to household technology, Ed Sobey, (electronic resource)
Label
A field guide to household technology, Ed Sobey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/NDIzODE1Mjc=
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 1. Entering the home -- Door chimes -- Storm door closer -- Front door lock -- Security door viewer or peephole -- Keypad for home security system -- Perimeter entry detector or burglar alarm -- Perimeter alarm switch for doors -- Motion detector -- Video monitoring camera -- Garage door opener -- Garage door opener touch pad -- Keyless entry device -- Intercom -- 2. Living room, family room, and den -- Vacuum cleaner -- Central vacuum cleaner -- Robotic vacuum cleaner -- Carpet sweeper -- Compact disc (CD) -- Compact disc player -- Digital video disc (DVD) player -- Television -- Plasma television -- Television remote control -- High-definition television (HDTV) -- Antenna rotator control box -- Cable box -- TiVo -- Video game -- Radio -- Satellite radio and antenna -- Internet radio tuner -- Radio-controlled clock -- Audio speakers -- Phonograph (record player) -- Video cassette recorder (VCR) -- Fireplace -- Piezoelectric lighter -- Carbon monoxide detector -- iPod
  • 3. Bedroom -- Smoke detector -- Shades -- Electric blanket -- Waterbed -- Digital clock -- Clock radio -- Emergency radio -- Lava lamp -- 4. Kitchen -- Refrigerator -- Microwave oven -- Toaster -- Coffee maker -- Conventional oven -- Convection oven -- Stove -- Extractor fan or exhaust fan -- Wine cork remover (corkscrew) -- Hand mixer -- Dishwasher -- Trash compactor -- Garbage disposal -- Food processor -- Bread machine -- Can opener -- Water filter -- Water cooler -- Fire extinguisher -- Cordless phone -- Automatic dustpan -- 5. Bathroom -- Ground fault interrupt (GFI) switch -- Hair dryer -- Electric toothbrush -- Faucet -- Sink or basin -- Plunger -- Toilet -- Tankless hot water heater -- Shower -- Exhaust fan -- Bathtub -- P-trap -- Bathroom scale -- 6. Home office -- Surge protector -- Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) -- Power supply -- Telephone -- Telephone jack (RJ-11 connector) -- Answering machine -- Computer -- Mouse -- Keyboard -- Modem -- Facsimile machine (fax) -- Monitor -- Inkjet printer -- Laser printer -- Paper shredder -- Hub or Ethernet hub -- Wireless access point router
  • 7. Utility room, basement, and garage -- Circuit panel -- Circuit breaker -- Ground wire -- Cold water pipe grounding wire -- Freezer -- Clothes washing machine -- Clothes dryer -- Dryer outlet -- Garage door opener -- Iron -- Laundry chute -- Sewing machine -- Mousetrap -- Water pipe -- Water hammer -- Water tap for refrigerator -- Water softener -- Hot water heater -- Sump pump -- Cable connector -- Alarm control box -- Cable amplifier and splitter -- Central vacuum system -- 8. Heating and air conditioning -- Thermostat -- Furnace (forced air heat) -- Gas shut-off valve -- Air filter -- Air conditioner -- Heat pump -- Humidifier -- Dehumidifier -- Heating duct -- Heat register -- Electric baseboard heater -- Radiator
  • 9. Lighting and electrical systems -- Electrical outlet -- Other electrical outlets -- Switch -- Two-way switch -- Dimmer switch -- Light timer -- Incandescent lightbulb -- Three-way bulb -- Florescent light -- Compact florescent lightbulb -- Light emitting diode (LED) -- Heat lamp -- Grow light -- Holiday lights -- Black light -- Light sensor for outside lights -- Motion-activated light -- Low-voltage light -- Emergency power transfer switch -- Electrical generator -- Electrical heating tape -- Transformer -- 10. Apartment building -- Emergency enunciator -- Fire alarm -- Fire sprinkler -- Elevator -- Trash chute -- Security camera -- Magnetic card reader -- 11. Patio, porch, roof, and outside -- Electric meter -- Lightning rod -- Barbecue grill -- Solar heater -- Water meter -- Clean out -- Stack vent -- Lawn sprinkler and timer -- House protector -- Chimney -- Attic or roof vent -- Gas meter -- Satellite TV antenna -- Television antenna -- Pool filter -- Pool heater -- Pool cover -- Pool chlorinator -- Timer -- Remote thermometer -- 12. Houseboat -- Floats -- Piling -- Ramp -- Shock absorber -- Finger cuff and connections -- Sewage lift
Control code
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Extent
1 online resource (249 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569762707
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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Other physical details
ill.
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not applicable
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Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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