Articles tagged I.A.E.

Page 30 of May 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, May 1938


GERMANY: ITS ROADS AND ITS CARS MR. BRIAN G. ROBBINS, M.Sc., read his paper, "Sonic Impressions of Germany, Its Roads and Its Cars," before several Graduate Branches of the I.A.E. last February and March. As we are unlikely to have papers on the cars of France, Italy or Russia, this must be taken as completing the series of I.A.E. papers on the influence of national conditions on car design....

Page 19 of June 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, June 1964

The Evolution of Modern Small Car Engines

(Continued from the May issue) Standard-Triumph. The second paper at last year's I.A.E. Automotive Division Symposium was delivered by D. C. Eley, New Projects Engineer, Standard-Triumph Ltd., and dealt with the conception and design detail's of their 803-c.c. engine, its redesign to 948 c.c., the design of the twin-carburetter version and a further redesign to 1,147 c.c., in both single and twin...

Page 18 of March 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, March 1938


NATIONAL INFLUENCES ON AMERICAN CAR DESIGN ON February 1st, Maurice (They, late of Messrs. Rolls-Royce, Ltd., and now with Messrs. Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., read his paper" National Influences on American Passenger-Car Design" before the I.A.E. It was a refreshing paper, digestible in the main by nontechnical mortals, and an interesting sequel to Maurice Platt's paper on British design influences,...

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THE EFFECT OF NATIONAL CONDITIONS ON DESIGN M AURTCE PLATT, M.Eng., late technical editor of " The Motor " and now with the Engineering Dept. of Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., delivered his paper on the Effect of National Conditions on Automobile Design in Great Britain, before the I.A.E. at the Royal Society of Arts on December 7th. Although it deals with utility car development the paper is of...

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The Evolution of Modern Small Car Engines

Last year the I.M.E. instituted a Symposium on the Design of Small Mass-Produced Motor Car Engines, at which eight papers were presented. The following is a summary of these. B.M.C. The first paper was presented by W. V. Appleby, Chief Designer, Power Units, B.M.C., and dealt with the A-series power units. The A-series B.M.C. engine originated as a push-rod o.h.v. 803-c.c. unit, to power the...

Page 25 of February 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, February 1948

Club News

We Hear A Bangor garage apparently has in hand a 500-c.c. "Special" with d.t. Douglas engine and Austin Seven transmission. W. A. Wiseman has a 1920 D-type "23/60" Vauxhall (with an absolutely unchipped starter ring, incidentally!), and he hopes to restore it to very good order indeed. In 1946 he bought a 1927 Armstrong-Siddeley Fifteen tourer for £45 and in 10,000 miles the only trouble...

Page 29 of March 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, March 1937


Bravo Dobson I Austin Dobson has announced his intention of running his newly acquired bimotore Alfa-Romeo in the B.R.D.C. Empire Trophy Race at Donington on April 10th. That should draw the spectators, and we hasten to congratulate Dobson on running such a fast car over an English road-course. Apparently he has not suffered an attack of" nerves" as a result of his unpleasant experience at the...

Page 18 of December 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1944

Club news

We hear Hispanos are in the news now. Apart from Peacock's, Metcalfe has a 27-hp 1929 saloon with high-pressure boots for sale, and Lt Rayner-Green, RA, has found what appears to be a late model "37.2" or "4.5" sports 4-seater in a farmyard near Exeter. Lt DG Hart, RA, has bought a 1929 41/2-litre Van den Plas open 4-seater with only 52,000 miles to its credit and seeks data as to probable...

Page 22 of March 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, March 1941

Keeping them in

THOSE who have experienced difficulty in keeping bearings in high-speed engines should find much to interest them in the report of the I.A.E. Research Committee on "Oil Flow Through Engine Bearings," prepared by J. Spiers, M.Sc., and published in the January issue of the I.A.E. Journal. The tests were made on a 4-litre 85 x120 mm. six-cylinder engine having thin-walled, steel-backed bearings,...

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Capt. John Moon presents A DESIGN FOR A 1-LITRE FORMULA CAR In September, 1943, Capt. Moon described his ideal sports car, which aroused widespread interest. Now he outlines a most intriguing design for a I Formula G.P. car—it seems likely that if there is any more International Formula racing the IHitre limit will be used, and certainly 11-litre racing may be expected in this country, so John...



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