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Automobile Engineer: 1964/05

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May 1964. Front cover.
May 1964. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorial. Trim—New and Improved Materials 165
  • Perkins Differentially Supercharged Engine. A diesel unit designed with the aim of approaching as closely as possible a constant power output over the whole of the effective speed range 166
  • Triumph 2000 Part III: Details of the design, construction and finish of the unitary structure of the body 170
  • B.M.C. Gearbox Synchronizers Steel baulk rings and molybdenum- sprayed conical surfaces for the gears of A-series gearboxes 177
  • Control of Brake Performance Tests A means of obviating sources of error that cannot be specifically identified— V. LEAH 178
  • Variable Compression Ratio. A report on research with a two-stroke, compression-ignition engine, designed specifically for turbo-charging— S. G. TIMONEY 182
  • International Forum. Readers' views, and contributions from their experience in respect of subjects of articles we have published recently. A. F. Marshall, J. F. Manning. 185
  • Ford's Digital Computer A powerful aid for design and research projects 186
  • Materials and Treatments New opportunities for designers to improve their products 189
  • Cross Aluminium Cylinder Part II: The aluminium producer's viewpoint and notes on a practical test in an engine — G. W. MEREDITH 190
  • Fiat Automated Welding Line. A ten station multi-spot transfer machine for resistance welding the underbody assemblies of the vehicles in the Fiat 1300 and 1500 range 192
  • New Plant and Tools. Recent interesting developments in production equipment 198
  • Current Patents. Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications 204

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