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Automobile Engineer: 1958/03

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March 1958. Front cover.
March 1958. Index to contents.

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


  • 85. Editorial - Production and Design
  • 86. Body Mounting - Some notes on the application of rubber to prevent the transmission of unduly severe loads and vibration from the chassis to the body - Metalastik, Thompson Brothers (Bilston)
  • 98. Heavy-Duty Dumper - A Foden vehicle to carry a payload of 56,000 lb
  • 108. Vapormatic Rheostat - A compact and inexpensive automatic starter for slip-ring electric motors - Lee Guinness
  • 113. Work-Loading Devices - Developments to increase output from Wickman chucking automatics
  • 116. Recent Publications - Brief reviews of current technical books
  • 177. Performance Prediction J. R. Ellis - A comparison of various methods of estimating the performance of a vehicle
  • 122. Plastics Suspension - The new Viberti-Pogioli system in which plastics material is used as the elastic element - Viberta S.p.A., Italy
  • 124. Impact Extrusion - A production process of great potentialities - H. W. Byles
  • 126. Current Patents - A review of recent automobile specifications

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