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  Topic: New SAE book, Chrysler Engines 1922-1998
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 21:29   Subject: New SAE book, Chrysler Engines 1922-1998
I wonder if anyone has bought this book yet? I would like to buy it, but a little wary to buy unseen because it covers the vehicles that the engines were used it - that could easily overwhelm a book s ...
  Topic: Not an aircraft engine book
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 05:31   Subject: Not an aircraft engine book
J,

"Diesels For the First Stealth Weapon: Submarine Power 1902-1945" by Lyle Cummins.

I bought this book a few months ago but just saw this thread recently. The book has lots of techn ...
  Topic: Crankshaft experts ahoy!
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PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2007 15:53   Subject: Crankshaft experts ahoy!
wallan,
Can you think of any case of a barrel-type construction in which one might want to withdraw a crankshaft with the engine in place? It sounds highly unlikely to me. Imagine even trying to phys ...
  Topic: Crankshaft experts ahoy!
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PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2007 00:36   Subject: Crankshaft experts ahoy!
I agree the Maybach heavy-duty petrol V-12 engines have an unusual main bearing design. It is nothing like the crank designs mentioned in other posts.

There are drawings of these engines (cross-se ...
  Topic: Jumo 222 - Postwar Soviet Development?
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PostForum: DB, Junkers, Other German Engines   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 18:59   Subject: Jumo 222 - Postwar Soviet Development?
There is a little bit about these engines in "Russian Piston Aero Engines" by Vladimir Kotelnikov, pages 236-237.

The author says there was great interest in the Jumo 222, and that two en ...
  Topic: Jumo 222 - Postwar Soviet Development?
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PostForum: DB, Junkers, Other German Engines   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 17:51   Subject: Jumo 222 - Postwar Soviet Development?
Robert,
I have a book "Junkers Aircraft and Engines 1913-1945" by Antony L Kay (Putnam, 2004) which has a pretty brief glance at the various Junkers engines.
The engines mentioned in rega ...
  Topic: aircraft steam turbines
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PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2007 06:06   Subject: aircraft steam turbines
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  Topic: Liberty engine book
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 06:47   Subject: Liberty engine book
Just discovered this thread languishing at the bottom of the page, but it includes some recent edits from Bob Neal. Bob, you need to write a new post to get it bumped to the top where we can read it. ...
  Topic: Equations of Motion by William F. Milliken
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 22:06   Subject: Equations of Motion by William F. Milliken
I have been browsing through the Walter Wilson book, I am surprised at some of the little mistakes spotted already. Why call Davey Paxman "David Paxman", Noel Macklin "Joseph Macklin&qu ...
  Topic: Equations of Motion by William F. Milliken
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Sun May 20, 2007 19:51   Subject: Equations of Motion by William F. Milliken
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Not exactly sure what the paper is, but it is described as "acid-free". Not terribly attractive paper - sort of off-white, not glossy. The photos are only average, not particularly clear ...
  Topic: Equations of Motion by William F. Milliken
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 23:15   Subject: Equations of Motion by William F. Milliken
Full title - "Equations of Motion Adventure, Risk and Innovation, the Engineering Autobiography of William F. Milliken", published by Bentley, 2006.

I have had this for a few months with ...
  Topic: "The Knife and Fork Man" book
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2007 20:25   Subject: "The Knife and Fork Man" book
I was recently lent this book, it looks quite good at first glance.

"The Knife and Fork Man, The Life and Work of Charles Benjamin Redrup" by Bill Fairney, published in 2006 by Diesel Pub ...
  Topic: New cutaways book
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 02:44   Subject: New cutaways book
I just came across an advertisement for another book with cutaways, it sounds interesting too:

"Graphic War - The Secret Aviation Drawings & Illustrations of World War 2" by Nijboer, ...
  Topic: New Napier book: "By Precision Into Power"
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2007 21:42   Subject: New Napier book: "By Precision Into Power"
The latest Camden Books catalogue arrived today, I see this new book is offered:

"By Precision Into Power, A Bicentennial Record of D. Napier & Son" by Alan Vessey. Tempus Publishing, ...
  Topic: New cutaways book
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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 22:29   Subject: New cutaways book
J, the book is a bit of a mixture, but a nicely done mix. I wouldn't buy it to find out much detail about the vast array of subjects covered, more just an interesting tour through this artists life I ...
 
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