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Automobile Engineer: 1969/02

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February 1969. Front cover.
February 1969. Index to contents.


  • 41. Editorial. Commercial vehicle air-brakes
  • 42. Ford Capri. A wide range of four-seat sports saloons to be produced in Britain and Germany; considerable attention paid to obtaining good road¬holding and the absence of noise. Part one: the body, suspension, steering and brakes
  • 50. Engine Breathing. Aerodynamics of low speed flow through inlet valves and ports for reciprocating engines - W. J. D. Annand
  • 56. Engineering Psychology. Motivation and performance - M. P. Feldman
  • 58. Subjective aspects of braking. An examination of the behaviour and performance of fifteen drivers when braking - R. T. Spurr
  • 64. News — design and industrial
  • 67. Triumph TR6 PI. Revised body, and an anti-roll bar added to front suspension
  • 68. Dielectric Welding of Seat Covers. Large 80-100 kW welding press produces a complete set of seat covers for a car in 52 sec - Rootes Group and Radyne
  • 70. Low Cost Automation. Recent developments of the Nickols system include a card reader and Musclematic
  • 73. New Plant and Tools. Recent developments in production equipment
  • 75. Components and Products. Important new and improved features
  • 77. Materials and Treatment. Opportunities for better product design
  • 78. Publications and Films
  • 79. Instruments for Workshop and Laboratory

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