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Automobile Engineer: 1961/03

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March 1961. Front cover.
March 1961. Index to contents.

Note: This is a sub-section of the Automobile Engineer


  • 81. Editorial - Background to Reliability
  • 82. Continental Commercial Vehicles - Progress in the medium and large types is confined mainly to structures and suspension systems - DAF, Frauhauf, Fiat, Daimler-Benz, Brossel, Magirus-Deutz, Opel, Ford
  • 95. Motoring Comfort in Hot Climates - Review of an ambitious test programme carried out by Smiths Motor Accessories Ltd. on air conditioning equipment
  • 98. Fuel Additives Part II: The surface ignition problem and its solution by the use of chemical agents - E. M. Goodger
  • 102. Languepin Spark Erosion Machines - New range affords choice of precision or general purpose equipment - La Soudure Languepin (Paris)
  • 110. Tape-Controlled Pipe Bender - Operating on a punched-tape programme, the American “Bend-O-Matic” machine produces exhaust pipes from straight tubing at the rate of six accurately positioned bends per minute - Nu-Era Corporation
  • 111. Power-Welding Process - A new method for the manual or mechanized deposition of Stellite heat-resistant, corrosion-resistant, and wear-resistant hard-facing alloys - Deloro Stellite
  • 113. Computers in Transmission Design - Their application for the analysis of the drive line vibration characteristics - S. E. Staffeld (of Chrysler Corporation, USA)
  • 116. New Cold-Forging Press - A British-designed and built press, exerting a working pressure of 200 tons, 30 deg before bottom dead centre, specially developed for rapid stroking and multi-station tooling - Cold Forging
  • 118. Finned Tubes - Helically wound, continuous-fin, heat-transfer tubing of ferrous or non-ferrous metals, for heating, cooling, and air-conditioning equipment - Key-Leather Co
  • 121 Current Patents Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications

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