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Automobile Engineer: 1963/05

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May 1963. Front cover.
May 1963. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorial. The Future for A.C. Generation 167
  • Dennis Pax Range Part II: Propeller shaft, chassis frame rear suspension, front axle, steering, brakes, electrical equipment and cab construction 168
  • Low Frequency Vibration Test Rig. Hydraulic powered equipment for use in research and in the development and production testing of motor vehicles 176
  • Understeer and Oversteer. Its definition, analysis and measurement for making direct comparisons between vehicles PROF. J. R. ELLIS 178
  • Books. Brief comments on recent publications pertinent to automobile engineering 183
  • Reducing Back Pressure. Some experimental work to determine the effect of applying an ejector to the exhaust system R. W. UPFOLD 184
  • Self-contained Coolant System. A unit that could be used to reduce vehicle assembly costs and which also has considerable advantages for application to some vehicles with special purpose bodies 188
  • The Watson-Marlow Pump. A simple ancillary pump devoid of glands, valves and seals 189
  • Magnesium Engine-castings. Some aspects of production of Volkswagen engine components in large quantities. L. LASCH 190
  • Borg-Warner Transmission Production. Assembly operations used in the manufacture of the Model 35. 196
  • New Plant and Tools. Recent interesting developments in production equipment 204
  • Current Patents. Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications 207

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