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Automobile Engineer: 1962/09

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September 1962. Front cover.
September 1962. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorial Revolution in Layout
  • Hydrolastic Springing. The design and development story, as told by Alex Moulton, the originator of this hydraulically interconnected rubber springing system used on the Morris 1100 car 328
  • Shimmy — Theory and Practice. The role of the pneumatic tyre in the vehicle design problems involving this phenomenon J. R. K. PARRY 338
  • DAF 750 and Daffodil. Part I: History of the development of the cars, and 342 an analysis of the 746 cm9 horizontally opposed twin-cylinder air-cooled engine and the centrifugal clutch
  • Molybdenizcd Grease on Brakes. 349
  • Printing Accelerometer. An instrument designed for the avoidance of errors due to the human element R. J. LUKE 350
  • Bristol Rear Engine P.S.V. Chassis. Low and high floor versions available with air suspension. 354
  • Cranfield Face Milling Cutter. High rates of metal removal by a tool developed for machining ultra high tensile steel. 356
  • New Plant and Tools. Recent interesting developments in production equipment. 358
  • Tape-controlled Drilling Operations. A simple system of punched-tape control for sequencing machine operations and for work positioning brings many of the benefits of automation to hatch production. 360
  • Computers for Production. How computers may affect production personnel by speeding-up conventional systems or by efficiently handling advanced systems hitherto impracticable owing to their complexity M. J. SARGEAUNT 362
  • Vacuum Covering. Vacuum Covering. 364
  • Current Patents. Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications. 367

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