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Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1962 - Crafts & Hobbies - 111 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
SESSION 2
58
Communications
95

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accelerator valve accelerometer adhesion air brake air pressure alternating current anode armature automatic axle axle load B.Sc Barwell block brake bogie brake application brake blocks brake cylinder brake disc brake force brake gear brake pads brake railway brake rigging brake shoe brake system braking distance braking efficiency braking effort braking rate British Railways British Transport Commission buffers caliper cast iron block Chief Mechanical Engineer coaches coefficient coefficient of friction curve deceleration Deutsche Bundesbahn direct current disc brake double acting drawgear drum brakes dynamometer car eddy current electric braking electric conductors Electric locomotives electric multiple unit electro-pneumatic emergency brake energy engineering equipment Ferodo fitted flux density freight freight trains friction brake full braking George Westinghouse gradient hand brake high speed home signal hopper wagons hydraulic hydraulic brake impact kinetic energy last wagon lever limit linear motor load load cell locomotive London Transport Executive magnetic magnetic field magnetic reluct master cylinder maximum mechanism mile/h mineral wagons monitor shoe operation pads paper per cent pneumatic pressure propagation rail adhesion railcars railway braking rapid transit rate of braking regenerative braking resistor retardation rheostatic braking Road-railer vehicles rolling stock S-curve service braking shown in Fig signal skin effect slack action slack adjuster snatch solenoid South African Railways stopping distance strain gauge Sudan Railways Swedish State Railways tare tests tion tons torque torsional strain track brake track circuits traction motor trailer bogie train line train pipe type of brake tyre unbraked vacuum brake valve variation vehicle voltage volts weight wheel wheel and rail wheel slide wheel tread wheelset