Inventing iron man : the possibility of a human machine / E. Paul Zehr.
- ISBN: 9781421402260 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 1421402262 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- Description: xvii, 206 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
- 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
- 1 copy at Middlesex Community College.
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Middlesex - Bedford Campus||Stacks||TJ211 .Z42 2011 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -196) and index.
|Contents Note:|| I: It's more than skin deep : Tony learns to live inside a suit of iron -- Origins of the iron knight: bionics, robotic armor, and anthropomorphic suits -- Building the body with biology: when the man of metal needs to muscle in -- Accessing the brain of the armored avenger: can we connect the cranium to a computer -- II: Use it and lose it : will time tarnish the golden avenger? -- Multitasking and the metal man: how much can Iron Man's mind manage? -- Softening up a superhero: why the man with a suit of iron could get a jelly belly -- Brain drain: will Tony's gray matter give way? -- III: Armored avenger in action : if we build it, what will come? -- Trials and tribulations of the tin man: what happens when the human machine breaks down -- Visions of the vitruvian man: is invention really only one part inspiration? -- Deal or no deal? Could Iron Man exist?
|Summary:|| "E. Paul Zehr physically deconstructs Iron Man to find out how we could use modern-day technology to create a suit of armor similar to the one Stark made"--Jacket.
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