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Automobile Engineer: 1948/04

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April 1948. Front cover.
April 1948. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorials - The Outlook...131-132
  • The Austin A.40 Chassis - An Entirely New Chassis Designed to Replace a Former Range...133-133
  • Surface Pre-Stressing - A New Rolling Process Developed in Germany - Dr. O. Foppl...133
  • Planned Assembly - Methods Employed on Master Cylinders for Lockheed Hydraulic Brakes...134-136
  • Dura Power Actuation -A Hydro-electric System for Windows, Scat Adjustment, and Coupe Hoods...137-140
  • Explosive Rivets. By H. C. Hendrick - Recent Developments in American Automobile Construction - Du Pont...141-143
  • Cam Design - A New Method of Calculating Profiles - W. M. Dudley...142
  • Rubber Springing. By A. E. Moulton and O. H. Varga - A Survey of the Technical Aspects in Vehicle Suspension....143-148
  • Leaf Springs - Advantages of Using Wider and Fewer Leaves...148
  • Brazing Cast Iron - Recent American Developments with Great Potentialities...149-151
  • Exhaust Gas Analysis - Combustion Diagrams and the Calculation of Fuel Composition. By H. E. Styles...153-156
  • Current Patents - A Comprehensive Review of Recent Automobile Specifications...160

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