WorldCat Identities

Jefferis, David

Overview
Works: 271 works in 654 publications in 11 languages and 30,847 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Composer, Designer, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Jefferis
 
Most widely held works by David Jefferis
Cloning : frontiers of genetic engineering by David Jefferis( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and German and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the science of genetics, the first successful cloning of a mammal, its implications, and its ethical aspects
Artificial intelligence : robotics and machine evolution by David Jefferis( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the past, present, and future of artificial intelligence and robotics, discussing early science fiction predictions, the dawn of AI, and today's use of robots in factories and space exploration
Alien lifesearch : quest for extraterrestrial organisms by David Jefferis( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what other planets may have the right conditions to support life and surveys aliens, unidentified flying objects, and our exploration of space
Helicopters by David Jefferis( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many uses, advantages, and the development of helicopters
Cyber space : virtual reality and the World Wide Web by David Jefferis( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys digital technology from the early days of computers to virtual reality and the World Wide Web, describing the uses of computer simulation in flight, battle, hazardous environments, and entertainment
Flight, fliers, and flying machines by David Jefferis( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of the airplane from man's first flying machine to today's supersonic jets
Trail bikes by David Jefferis( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the operation of motorcycles, particularly off-road trailbikes, and describes motocross racing and other events
Flags by David Jefferis( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the history and uses of flags. Includes illustrations of national, international, signal, and motor racing flags
The aces by Christopher Maynard( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the ace pilots of World War I, their military aircraft, aerial tactics and stunts, and profiles such prominent aviators as the Red Baron and Eddie Rickenbacker
Super subs : exploring the deep sea by David Jefferis( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different types of submarine vehicles and their development, discussing their various uses for military purposes, undersea exploration, and ocean research
The first flyers by David Jefferis( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of man's desire to fly and descriptions of early flights and aircraft
Biotech : frontiers of medicine by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the field of biotechnology, which links biology and technology, discussing how living things can be altered by science and engineering
Air battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aircraft and air combats of World War II, examining how the aircraft developed from lightly armed biplanes to jet fighters equipped with radar and flying bombers carrying atomic weapons
Black holes and other bizarre space objects by David Jefferis( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the black hole, black hole hunters, what we could find in the future, and more
Cars by David Jefferis( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Danish and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the history of extreme cars from 1886 to 2005, describing the Benz and Daimler gasoline-powered cars, the Smart, the Bugatti Royale, the McLaren F1, the Porsche Carrera GT, and many others
Trail bikes and motocross by David Jefferis( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the techniques, equipment, competitions, events, and champions of motocross
Planes by David Jefferis( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the history of powered flight, from 1903 to 2005, describing the Wright Brothers' "The Flyer," jetliners, megalifters, amphibious patrol planes, X-planes, jump jets, stealth fighters, and robot flyers
Robot workers by David Jefferis( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the tasks that are currently undertaken by robots and discusses possible future uses of robots
Superbikes : the history of motorcycles by Peter Lafferty( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history and functions of motorcycles, from their invention in the 1850s to their wartime uses and present sporting capabilities
Robot brains by David Jefferis( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the brains inside of a robot
 
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Cloning : frontiers of genetic engineering
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Artificial intelligence : robotics and machine evolutionAlien lifesearch : quest for extraterrestrial organismsCyber space : virtual reality and the World Wide WebFlight, fliers, and flying machinesSuper subs : exploring the deep seaBiotech : frontiers of medicineBlack holes and other bizarre space objectsCars
Alternative Names
Jefferis, D.

Jefferis, David M. 1946-

جيفرس، دافيد، 1946-

ديفيد جيفرس، 1946-

ジェファリス, デビッド

ジェフリス, デイビッド

ジェフリーズ, デビッド

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