The Engineering Index Volume 20

The Engineering Index Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... See MAGNETOS; SPARK PLUGS Battery Systems. A Compact Battery Ignition System. Automotive Industries, vol. 43, no 24. Dec. 9, 1920, pp. 1162-1163. 4 figs. Sys tem designed by Vital Paquit, Belgian engineer. Arrangement combines UBual battery ignition units into small assembly resembling magneto in appearance and method of connec tion with engine. Battery-Ignition Systems, J. H. Hunt. Jl. Soc. Automotive Engrs., vol. 7, no. 6, Dec 1920, pp. 537-545 and (discussion) pp. 545548, 12 figs. Advantages of battery ignition Reference is made to records of satisfactory performance of battery ignition during speed contests, altitudes and Trans-Atlantic flights, and it is said that battery ignition will func tion and give satisfactory results under most severe conditions of service. Refinements in a Battery Ignition System. J. Edward Schipper. Automotive Industries vol. 44, no. 11, Mar. 17, 1921. pp. 602-603 5 figs. Philbrin system as exhibited at New York and Chicago shows. Features claimed include straight fine contact with one floating point to prevent pitting. Coil Sparks. Phenomena of the Ignition of Gaseous Mixtures by Induction Coil Sparks, John David Morgan and Richard Vernon Wheeler. Jl. Chem. Soc, vols. 119 & 120, no. 701, Mar. 1921. pp. 239-250, 10 flgs. Experiments on different mixtures of methane and air. Magnetos. Magnetos for Ignition Purposes in Internal Combustion Engines, E. A. Watson. Jl. Instn. Elec. Engrs.. vol. 59, no. 301, May 1921, pp. 445-466. Discussions pp. 467-490, 26 flgs; t Discusses conditions to be fulfilled by ignition magnetoB on internal combustion engines and deals with principles of operation of a magneto. Mechanical Interrupters. Features of Mechanical Interrupters for Ignition Systems, Harry P. more

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