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Automobile Engineer: 1964/02

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February 1964. Front cover.
February 1964. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorial. Whither the Disc Brake? 41
  • Fuller Twin-countershaft Gearboxes. New 10-speed and 15-speed units which, because of their floating mainshafts, are of great interest 42
  • Improved Air-springs. Radically improved compliance to shock obtained with air springs filled with fibrous heat-sink material or with one of the group of low-gamma gases T. A. O. GROSS 46
  • International Forum. Readers' views, and contributions from their experience in respect of subjects of articles we have published recently. G. Czike and S. Czike. F. D. Hales 48
  • Rotary Combustion Engines Part 111: Some of the developments on the lines of the Wankel engine and brief comments on other units that have been announced since Part I of this article was prepared R. F. ANSDALE 52
  • Dowty Rotol Vibration Equipment. A range that includes compact hydraulic vibrators and a comprehensive electronic programming unit 57
  • Books. Brief comments on recent publications relevant to automobile engineering 60
  • Irvin-Norris Dynalock. Forces that are initiated by motions of the vehicle — not the occupant — actuate the mechanism that locks this seat harness 62
  • Land Navigation Equipment. A new aid to the navigation of land vehicles that is independent of radio transmission 64
  • Estimating the Acceleration of Sports Cars. A method of predicting performance from the weight and frontal area of the car and the maximum power and torque of the engine P. J. BOURKE 66
  • Low Temperature Welding. A process suitable for making joints with nickel and its alloys and other metals G. FITZGERALD-LEE 74
  • New Plant and Tools. Recent interesting developments in production equipment 76
  • Current Patents. Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications 81

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