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Automobile Engineer: 1969/03

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March 1969. Front cover.
March 1969. Index to contents.


  • 81. Editorial. New standards in coach design
  • 82. Ford Capri Sixteen-valve 1599 cm3 unit, with toothed belt camshaft drive, to be made in limited quantity: power output of 2,000 cm3 V-four unit increased and mountings revised. Part two: engines and transmissions
  • 88. Tyre Rolling Resistance. An investigation into the effects of various factors on the rolling resistance of car tyres D- r. Eng. Koji Seki, Shiro Sasaki, and Hajime Tsunoda
  • 92. Hydro-pneumatic Suspension Systems. Some comments on their advantages, with descriptions of the Hoesch and Koni self-contained units, both of which are maintained at a constant height by the movement of the suspension - Jonas Woodhead and Sons
  • 96. Ignition. A review of the fundamentals of energy requirements for the ignition process in combustible mixtures of gases. Part 1: Basic energy requirements, spark ignition, and the capacitance spark - D. Hurtley
  • 101. Servo-Assisted Clutch Actuator Unit. A pneumatic cylinder, with sensitive control valves, supplements hydraulic operation in the Westinghouse unit
  • 102. Fiat Series 800 Diesel Engines. By designing a range of engines around many common components, Fiat S.p.A. have simplified both manufacture and servicing
  • 105. Advanced Techniques for Body Engineering. Three electronic processes developed by General Motors Corporation are employed to reduce substantially the time between the original concept and the cutting of the dies
  • 110. International Forum. Readers’ views and contributions from their experience in respect of subjects of articles we have published recently - Chris H. Bouvy, D. Broome.
  • 112. New Plant and Tools. Recent developments in production equipment
  • 114. Components and Products. Important new and improved features
  • 116. Materials and Treatment. Opportunities for better product design
  • 117. Publications and Films
  • 118. Instruments for Workshop and Laboratory
  • 120. Current Patents. Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications

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