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Automobile Engineer: 1957/02

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February 1957. Front cover.
February 1957. Index to contents.

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


  • 41. Editorial - Chassisless?
  • 51. Pneumatic Power-Assisted Steering - Clayton Dewandre compressed-air actuated systems for large commercial vehicles
  • 54. Mechanization of Body Production - Automatic handling in the press shop and multi-point welding for assembly at the works of Briggs Motor Bodies Ltd.
  • 65. Air Springs for Suspension - Rubber-bellows type springs in suspension systems undergoing development for British cars and commercial vehicles - Andre Rubber Co (General Tyre and Rubber Co, Akron, Ohio)
  • 70. Automonocontrol Transmission - Fully automatic, electrically-operated system developed from the Monocontrol unit - ACV
  • 73. Vibration and Noise J. L. Koffman - Fundamental data in respect of the effect of these factors on passenger comfort
  • 77. Chevrolet Petrol Injection - The Ramjet system, which is based on the continuous injection principle
  • 80. The Simms Inertia Starter - A flange-mounted, manually energized unit driving through the flywheel ring gear - Simms Motor Units
  • 82. Current Patents - A review of recent automobile specifications

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