Energy Into Power
The Story of Man and MachineseBook - 1967
A history of man's search for substitutes for muscle power. Describes such sources of energy as sun, wind, water, fossil fuels, and the atom; and examines the devices which convert these into usable power: windmills, steam engines, turbines, nuclear reactors, and others.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Published for the American Museum of Natural History by the Natural History Press 
Characteristics: 252 p. illus. (part col.) 27 cm