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Automobile Engineer: 1963/03

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March 1963. Front cover.
March 1963. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorial. Defeating the Critics. 83
  • Axle Location Systems. Fundamental considerations relating to some of the arrangements used in conjunction with beam axles W. STEEDS. 84
  • Alternating Current Generators. Equipment already employed in the U.S.A, and likely to be used increasingly on British and other European cars. 89
  • Hydraulic Drive for Auxiliaries. A system designed for refrigerated vehicles but which could be adapted for other applications 91
  • Turbochargers for Commercial Vehicles. Effects of exhaust-driven superchargers on the power output, specific fuel consumption and smoke emission of diesel engines E. KELLETT. 92
  • Handbrake Pull Measuring Device. A simple instrument that can be fitted readily to either brake control levers or pull type handles installed under the dash A. F. WILLIAMS. 95
  • Off-tracking of Tractor-trailer Combinations. Plotting transient kinematic paths of both single vehicles and tractor-trailer units F. JINDRA. 96
  • Peco-Judson Supercharger. American vane type unit designed expressly for application, together with a special exhaust system, to car engines. 102
  • Books. Brief comments on recent publications pertinent to automobile engineering. 104
  • New plant and tools. Recent interesting developments in production equipment. 109
  • Westinghouse Automatic Transmission Production. Capacity of 1 000 units per day at the New Manchester factory of Westinghouse Hobbs Ltd. 112
  • Churchill-Grob Spline Rolling. Cold forming technique affording strength, high rates of production and freedom from distortion. 121
  • Tri-Borne Stoving Finish. Trichloroethylene-thinned, high-gloss, one-coat dipping paint. 122
  • Current Patents. Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications. 123

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