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1977 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Index

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Note: This is a sub-section of the 1977 Institution of Mechanical Engineers

  • Portrait of the President, Professor Sir Hugh Ford, DSc, PhD, FRS
  • The price of safety I. K. A. McNaughton
  • Engineering underwater— what the diver can accomplish R. F. Wharton
  • Computational methods for entry length heat transfer by combined laminar convection in vertical tubes M. W. Collins, P. H. G. Allen and O. Szpiro
  • Discussion
  • Seat belts— some aspects of compulsory wearing in New South Wales, Australia R. G. Vaughan
  • Discussion
  • British Engineering in the Common Market The Rt. Hon. George Thomson
  • Tests undertaken with turbine train TGV 001 J. Bouley
  • Discussion
  • Introducing a new material— the story of titanium T. W. Farthing
  • The rolling wheel— the development of the pneumatic tyre G. R. Shearer
  • Recent developments in the use of municipal refuse as a fuel J. M. Burnett
  • Discussion
  • West Coast Main Line operational performance following electrification from Weaver Junction to Glasgow R. T. Ribbons
  • Discussion
  • Fundamental and practical aspects of crack growth under corrosion fatigue conditions J. Schijve
  • A plasto-hydrodynamic analysis of the lubricatioiiand coating of wire using a polymer melt during drawing P. J. Thompson and G. R. Symmons
  • Adapter errors in indicator diagrams of combustion engines C. Van Aken
  • Discussion
  • The solution of a vibration on a turbine-compressor set mounted on a steel foundation J. N. Ramsden and J. R. Stoker
  • In search of perpetual motion W. W. Maxwell
  • Design and performance of transpiration-cooled combustion systems F. J. Bayley and J. W. Cornforth
  • Discussion
  • On the continuous temperature monitoring of an engine bearing G. Goodwin and R. Holmes
  • Discussion
  • Temperature distribution and thermal distortions of brake drums R. J. Ashworth, M. El-Sherbiny and T. P. Newcomb
  • Discussion
  • The evolution of the CSV water tender and its safety cab R. A. L. Rose
  • The analysis and design of a fire engine safety cab using finite element methods J. C. Miles and G. A. Wardill
  • The design of drivers' cabs A. J. Powell and A. Cartwright
  • Discussion
  • The professional's dilemma— engineer or ingeneer? Professor Sir Hugh Ford
  • Elastohydrodynamic lubrication in human joints G. R. Higginson
  • Motivating engineering undergraduates to learn R. G. Hannam
  • Discussion
  • Some criteria for achieving effective industrial/university co-operation at postgraduate level for training manufacturing engineers R. Leonard and K. Rathmill
  • Piston ring scuffing during running-in—the influence of lubricants and materials J. E. Willn and P. S. Brett
  • Discussion
  • A comparison of methods for measuring the frequency response of mechanical structures with particular reference to machine tools H. R. Taylor
  • Discussion
  • The influence of lubrication on tooth-roller impacts in chain drives J. N. Fawcett and S. W. Nicol
  • Discussion
  • The tilted axes stable platform mechanism: kinematic and kinetic aspects C. Morgan and R. M. Peters
  • Discussion
  • Storage of electrical energy using supercritical liquid air E. M. Smith
  • Discussion
  • The influence of droplets on the properties of liquid fuel jets V. Pirouz-Panah and T. J. Williams
  • Discussion
  • A jaguar in military camouflage J. H. Brewer
  • Reduction of critical axial thermal stresses in turbine rotors J. F. Gregory, A. S. Fleming and G. Horvay
  • Discussion
  • The investigation of derailments I. G. T. Duncan, J. B. C. McCann and A. Brown
  • Discussion
  • Technology transfer— the application in industry of the results of research M. J. Neale
  • Performance and emission predictions for a multi-cylinder spark ignition engine R. S. Benson and P. C. Baruah
  • Discussion
  • Prevention of steam turbine blade erosion using stator blade heating M. S. Akhtar, J. Black and M. J. C. Swainston
  • Discussion
  • Reduction of noise and vibration in roller chain drives S. W. Nicol and J. N. Fawcett
  • Discussion
  • Design and performance of an automatic control system for fastener tightening J. T. Boys and P. W. Wallace
  • Discussion
  • Report of the Annual Meeting held on 27th April 1977
  • Report of the Special Meeting held on 21st September 1977
  • Index of authors, papers and synopses
  • Index of authors and contributors
  • Subject index


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