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Automobile Engineer: 1964/05/20

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1964. Front cover.
1964. Index to contents.

Note: This is a sub-section of Automobile Engineer

CONTENTS —International Design Review

  • Editorial. The Years Ahead 205
  • Engines. Simpler petrol injection systems foreseen, furthering the prospects for stratified charge engines; new small engines and interesting detail developments. P. WINDSOR-SMITH 206
  • Clutches. New diaphragm spring type clutch introduced and detail modifications to existing designs. R. F. ANSDALE 222
  • Transmissions. Bottom gear synchronization, multi-cone synchromesh, some new American automatic transmissions, and an entirely new principle from Czechoslovakia. R. F. ANSDALE 224
  • Transmission Shafts and Final Drive Assemblies. Improvements in universal joints, controlled flexibility in shafts, and a chain drive arrangement from Japan. R. F. ANSDALE 230
  • Suspension and Steering. A new front suspension and, for rear suspensions, a de Dion and some independent systems. Interesting developments for G.T. cars, and an unusual layout from Japan 233
  • Brakes. Continued advances with disc brakes in Europe and U.S.A, new cars in many countries expected to feature divided-line hydraulic systems; further developments foreseen in anti-skid devices and pressure modulation valves 243
  • Electrical Equipment. More alternator-equipped European and British cars expected soon; iodine-bulbs introduced for lamps; new applications for printed circuits and semi-conductors L. GRIFFITHS 249
  • Bodywork Highlights. Some of the outstanding features that will be dis¬cussed in greater detail in our next issue 258

Editor: T. K. Garrett
Editorial Staff: T. A. Atkinson, D. M. Peters
Consultant: Professor J. R. Ellis

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