Practical Treatise on Automobiles; A New, Complete and Practical Treatise on Gasoline, Steam and Electric Vehicles ...

Practical Treatise on Automobiles; A New, Complete and Practical Treatise on Gasoline, Steam and Electric Vehicles ...

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...Other types of rear axle construction have an I-beam reinforcement, while some runabouts have rear axles of wood with malleable ends, clamped on to carry the wheels. These are fastened to the frame by means of a friction joint radius rod. Most of the high wheel motor cars use the buggy construction, with steel reinforced by wood rear axles. REVIEW QUESTIONS. SPRINGS AND AXLES. 1. Name four different types of springs in general use on automobiles. 2. What are the general requirements for an automobile spring? 3. How are automobile springs generally constructed? 4. What are the disadvantages of having a spring too weak? 5. What are the disadvantages of having a spring too strong? 6. Why are laminated springs the best type to use on automobiles? 7. Of what material are automobile springs generally constructed? 8. How are springs usually tempered? 9. Why are springs sometimes offset? 10. Of what use are shackles, and where are they generally used? 11. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a fullelliptic spring? 12. What are the advantages of scroll springs? 13. What are supplementary springs and how are they used? 14. Why do front springs break more frequently than rear springs? 15. How does the diameter of the wheel affect the strength ef the spring? 16. How are springs generally mounted to the frame? 17. What method of construction is generally used to keep the different parts of a.spring in line with each other? 18. What are shock absorbers and how are they used? 19. What is the action of a shock absorber when applied to an automobile spring? 20. Name three different types of shock absorbers in general use. 21. How are front axles generally constructed? 22. What two types of rear axles are in general use? Bearings. While the...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236896599
  • 9781236896599