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Automobile Engineer: 1964/06

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June 1964. Front cover.
June 1964. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorial. New Techniques for Structural Design 259
  • Fiat 1300 and 1500. A design appraisal of an Italian saloon of moderate size

and international repute. Part I: The four-cylinder 1,295 cm3 and alternative 1,481 cm3 engines 260

  • Metric Conversion Factors 267
  • Spring Design. A rational and simple method for the design of helical springs — K. WEISS 268
  • ZF Power Steering Gear. A compact steering column assembly which can be fitted, as an alternative to the standard manual type steering gear, with a minimum of modification to any existing chassis 272
  • Books. Brief comments on recent publications relevant to automobile engineering 277
  • Hydroplanetary Transmission Units. Hydromechanical couplings, transmissions and brakes based upon the uses of planetary gear pumps and motors— M. SCHACHTER 278
  • International Review of Bodywork. Increased use of plastics; better paint finishes; improved protective treatments; chassis frames replace unitary construction in the U.S.A.— S. W. PECK 284
  • Austin Car Assembly. Details of the body storage and assembly operations of the Austin 1100. Part I: Storage of the pre-painted bodies 294

Editor: T. K. Garrett
Managing Director: Arthur B. Bourne

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