Old automotive books

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TEXT BOOK ON MOTOR CAR ENGINEERING

VOLUME I.- CONSTRUCTION
VOLUME II.- DESIGN

BY A. GRAHAM CLARK

NEW YORK, D. VAN NOSTEAND COMPANY, 1911

Text book on motor car engineering VOL I

Text book on motor car engineering VOL II


 

GASOLINE AUTOMOBILES

INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF TECHNOLOGY

A series of textbooks for persons engaged in the engineering professions and trades or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated and containing numerous practical examples and their solutions.

SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL TEXTBOOK COMPANY, 1913


 

GAS ENGINE DESIGN

BY CHARLES EDWARD LUCKE

NEW YORK, D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY, 1905


 

AUTOMOBILE ENGINE AUXILIARIES

INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF TECHNOLOGY

A series of textbooks for persons engaged in the engineering professions and trades or for those who desire information concerning them. fully illustrated and containing numerous practical examples and their solutions.

SCRANTON, INTERNATIONAL TEXTBOOK COMPANY, 1910


 

AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

For repair men, chauffeurs, and owners; covering the construction, care, and repair of pleasure cars, commercial cars, and motorcycles, with especial attention to ignition, starting, and lighting systems, garage equipment, welding, ford construction and repair, and other repair methods.

Prepared by a Staff of automobile experts, consulting engineers, and designers of the highest professional standing.

AMERICAN TECHNICAL SOCIETY, CHICAGO, 1921


 

MOTOR CYCLE PRINCIPLES AND THE LIGHT CAR

With explanations of the construction and operation of those parts of motor cycles, cycle cars and the ford car that differ from automobile practice and chapters on care and maintenance, and on the location and remedy of trouble.

BY ROGER B. WHITMAN

NEW YORK AND LONDON, D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1920


 

AUTOMOBILE IGNITION

Operation, Upkeep, Care and Repair of Modern Forms of Storage Battery and Magneto Ignition Equipment for Automobiles.

BY HAROLD P. MANLY

CHICAGO, FREDERICK J. DRAKE & CO., 1919


 

IGNITION, TIMING AND VALVE SETTING

A Comprehensive Illustrated Manual of Self Instruction for Automobile Owners,
Operators, Repairmen, and All Interested in Motoring.

BY THOMAS H. RUSSELL,

THE CHARLES C. THOMPSON CO., CHICAGO, 1909


 

THE DIESEL ENGINE IN PRACTICE

BY J. E. MEGSON AND  H. S. JONES

TECHNICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY , SAN FRANCISCO, 1916


 

THE AUTOMOBILE STORAGE BATTERY

Its Care and Repair

American Bureau of Engineering, Chicago, 1918


 

AUTOMOBILE REPAIR SHOP SHORTCUTS

Over 1500 time and labor-saving kinks, methods and devices, from more than 1000 of the best garages, service stations and repair shops in the United States. Ideas that have been developed to save a good man's time, covering engine, clutch, gear set, running gear and body repairs; managing and equipping the shop, etc.

Collected and Edited by Motor World's Corps of Experts

NEW YORK, U. P. C. Book Company, 1918


 

AUTOMOBILE REPAIRING MADE EASY

A complete treatise explaining approved methods of repairing all parts of all types of gasoline automobiles, shows all latest developments based on a wide, actual repair experience. Includes: Electric Starting and Lighting System Instructions; Oxy-Acetylene Welding; Tire Repairing; Engine and Ignition Timing; Overhauling, etc.

BY VICTOR W. PAGE

NEW YORK, THE NORMAN W. HENLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1918


 

THE GASOLINE AUTOMOBILE

Its Design and Construction

VOLUME I - The Gasoline Motor
VOLUME II - Transmission, Running Gear and Control

By P. M HELDT

P. M. HELDT; NYACK. N. Y.; 1916


 

DIESEL ENGINE DESIGN

BY H. F. P. PURDAY

NEW YORK, D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY, 1919


 

THE MODERN GASOLINE AUTOMOBILE

ITS DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR

A practical, comprehensive treatise defining all principles pertaining to gasoline automobiles and their component parts. Invaluable to motorists, students, mechanics, repair men automobile draughtsmen, designers and engineers.

BY VICTOR W. PAGE

NEW YORK, THE NORMAN W. HENLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1912


 

MACHINES, TOOLS AND METHODS OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURE

CONTENTS
-    Organization and Equipment of an Automobile Factory
-    Machines and Tools for Automobile Manufacture
-    System for the Rapid Assembly of Motor Cars
-    Treatment of Gears for Automobiles

MACHINERY'S REFERENCE SERIES
The Industrial Press, New York, 1910


 

AUTOMOBILE STARTING AND LIGHTING

A Non-Technical Explanation of the Construction, Upkeep and Principles of Operation of the Electrical Equipment of Automobiles.

BY HAROLD P. MANLY

CHICAGO, FREDERICK J. DRAKE, 1918


 

AUTOMOBILE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

An Analysis of All the Systems Now Used on Motor Car with 200 Wiring Diagrams and Giving Special Attention to Trouble Shooting and Repairs.

By David Penn Moreton and Darwin S. Hatch

NEW YORK, U. P. C. BOOK COMPANY, INC., 1921


 

THE GASOLINE AUTOMOBILE

BY GEORGE W. HOBBS AND BEN G. ELLIOTT

MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1919


 

CARBURETION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

A manual of reference for automobile engineers and owners.

BY ROBERT W. A. BREWER

LONDON, CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON, 1913


 

MOTOR TRUCK AND AUTOMOBILE MOTORS AND MECHANISM

A Practical Illustrated Treatise on the Power Plant and Motive Parts of the Modern Motor Vehicle, for Owners, Operators and Repairmen.

BY THOMAS H. RUSSELL

CHARLES C THOMPSON CO.,CHICAGO, 1917


 

FORMULAS AND CONSTANTS FOR GAS ENGINE DESIGN

CONTENTS

-    Introduction
-    Suggestions in the Design of Combustion Engines
-    Formulas and Constants for Combustion Engine Design
-    Crank-Shafts for Internal Combustion Engines
-    The Crank-Case Problem
-    Water Required to Cool a Gas Engine
-    Commercial Ratings for Internal Combustion Engines

MACHINERY'S REFERENCE SERIES
The Industrial Press, New York, 1910


 

AUTOMOBILE TROUBLES AND REPAIRS - WELDING, VULCANIZING

Practical Guide to Proper Methods of Driving, Solving Road Troubles, and Making Repairs, Including Tire Vulcanizing and Autogenous Welding

BY MORRIS A. HALL AND GEORGE W. CRAVENS

AMERICAN TECHNICAL SOCIETY, CHICAGO, 1917


 

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

Their principles and application to automobile, aircraft, and marine purposes.

BY WALLACE L. LIND

GINN AND COMPANY, BOSTON, 1920,


 

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE MANUAL

BY F. W. STERLING

WASHINGTON, BERESFORD PRINTER, 1917


 

MOTOR VEHICLES AND THEIR ENGINES

A practical handbook on the care, repair and management of motor trucks and automobiles for owners, chauffeurs, garagemen and schools.

BY EDWARD S. FRASER AND RALPH B. JONES

NEW YORK, D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY, 1921


 

AUTOMOBILE LABORATORY MANUAL

Projects for the study of engines, carburetors, electrical systems and mechanisms, their construction, operation, adjustment and repair.

BY FREDERICK F. GOOD

McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1922


 

HORSELESS VEHICLES

AUTOMOBILES, MOTOR CYCLES OPERATED BY STEAM, HYDRO-CARBON, ELECTRIC AND PNEUMATIC MOTORS

A practical treatise for automobilists, manufacturers, capitalists, investors and everyone interested in the development, use and care of the automobile. Including a special chapter on how to build an electric cab, with detail drawings.

BY GARDNER D. HISCOX,

NEW YORK, MUNN & COMPANY, 1900


 

THE AUTOMOBILE BOOK

A Practical Treatise on the Construction Operation and Care of Motor Cars Propelled by Gasoline Engines; with Full Explanations Of All the Essential Parts.

BY CHARLES E. DURYEA AND JAMES B. ROMANS

NEW YORK, STURGIS & WALTON COMPANY, 1916


 

MODERN MOTOR CAR PRACTICE

BY W. H. BERRY

LONDON, HENRY FROWDE AND HODDER & STOUGHTON, 1921


 

THE PRINCIPLES OF AUTOMOBILE BODY DESIGN

Covering the Fundamentals of Open and Closed Passenger Automobile Body Design, with Chapters on the Design of Commercial Automobile Bodies

By KINGSTON FORBES

1922, WARE BROS. COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA, PA.


 

THE AUTOCAR HANDBOOK

A GUIDE TO THE MOTOR CAR.

LONDON: ILIFFE & SONS LIMITED


 

CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURE OF AUTOMOBILES

BY RALPH E. FLANDERS

CONTENTS
-    Design and Construction of a High-grade Motor Car
-    Automobile Manufacturing Methods
-    Manufacturing Equalizing Gears

MACHINERY'S REFERENCE SERIES
The Industrial Press, New York, 1912


 

THE GAS ENGINE

BY CECIL P. POOLE

1909, HILL PUBLISHING COMPANY, NEW YORK


 

GAS ENGINE IGNITION

BY EARLE B. NORRIS, ROBERT K. WINNING AND WILLIAM C. WEAVER

McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1916


 

HARPER'S GASOLINE ENGINE BOOK

How the engine is made how to use it at home, in boats and vehicles, and elsewhere, and how to keep it in order.

BY A. HYATT VERRILL

HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK, 1914


 

THE PETROL ENGINE

A Text- book dealing with the Principles of Design and Construction, with a Special Chapter on the Two-stroke Engine.

BY FRANCIS JOHN KEAN

LONDON; E. & F. N. SPON Limited, 1915


 

AUTOMOBILE IGNITION, STARTING, AND LIGHTING

A Comprehensive Analysis of the Complete Electrical Equipment of the Modern Automobile, Including Many Wiring Diagrams and Details of All the Important Starting-Lighting Systems

BY CHARLES B. HAYWARD

CHICAGO, AMERICAN TECHNICAL SOCIETY, 1922


 

THE AUTOMOBILE HAND BOOK

A work of practical information for the use of owners, operators and automobile mechanics – Including road troubles, motor troubles, carbureter troubles, ignition troubles, clutch troubles and starting troubles. Giving full and concise information on all questions related to the construction, care and operation of gasoline and electric automobiles.

BY L. ELLIOTT  BROOKES

FREDERICK J. DRAKE & CO., CHICAGO,  1905


 

A DICTIONARY OF AUTOMOBILE TERMS

BY ALBERT L. CLOUGH

THE HORSELESS AGE COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1913


 

AUTOMOBILE CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR

A practical guide to the design, construction, and repair of automobile mechanisms.

BY MORRIS A. HALL

AMERICAN TECHNICAL SOCIETY, CHICAGO, 1918


 

STARTING, LIGHTING AND IGNITION SYSTEMS

By Victor Wilfred Page

NEW YORK, THE NORMAN W. HENLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1919


 

DYKE’S AUTOMOBILE AND GASOLINE ENGINE ENCYCLOPEDIA

Treating on the construction, operation and repairing of automobiles and gasoline engines (Also trucks, tractors, airplanes and motorcycles)

BY A. L. DYKE

A.   L. DYKE PUBLISHER, ST. LOUIS,  1920


 

HAND BOOK OF AUTOMOBILES

NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, NEW YORK,  1916


 

THE AUTOMOBILE HANDBOOK

A work of practical information for the use of owners, operators and automobile mechanics

-    ROAD TROUBLES
-    MOTOR TROUBLES
-    CARBURETER TROUBLES
-    IGNITION TROUBLES
-    CLUTCH TROUBLES
-    STARTING TROUBLES

BY L. ELLIOTT BROOKES

FREDERICK J. DRAKE CO. CHICAGO, 1905


 

DESIGNING, MODELING, BUILDING A MODEL AUTOMOBILE

Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild, 1954