The Birth of Chrysler Corporation and Its Engineering Legacy

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SAE, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 224 pages
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The story of the three-member engineering team at Chrysler Corp., by team member Breer. The team worked together for 35 years, beginning in 1916, designing and testing early automobiles. After a look at Breer's early years, the book's focus shifts to the design team's work first at Studebaker and th
 

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Contents

CarlBreer
1
FredZeder
5
OwenSkelton
7
Carl Breer The Early Years
9
With Zeder and Skelton at Studebaker 19161918
31
We Create Chrysler Corporation
65
Reminiscences of Early Product Developments at Chrysler Corporation
91
Birth of the Airflow Car
143
Railroad Ride Research Along Airflow Principles
177
The Chrysler Engineering Team and the War Effort
187
Death of Walter Chrysler and a New Regime
197
Conclusion
199
Epilogue
203
Index
213
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