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Recent Technical Developments

Recent Technical Developments 82 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING March, 1932 Strip and Tube Steel for Aircraft—Screws and Accessories— Recor d Making Springs—Aluminium Coatings STRI P AN D TUB E STEEL FOR AIRCRAF T TWO-STROK E DIESELS TH E INSTITUTE OF METALS Petters , Ltd., of Yeovil, of which firm the West- In th e las t issue two views of th e steel strip works Th e twenty-fourth annual general meeting of of the Sandvikens Jernverks Aktiebolag of lan d Aircraft Works are, of course, a branch, send th e Institute of Metals will be held in the Hall Sweden were given and reference was made to an a n interesting pamphlet entitled, "Two-stroke or of th e Institutio n of Mechanical Engineers, Storey's English booklet on thi s firm's products, distributed Four-strok e Cycle." In this, th e case for th e two - Gate , London, S.W.1, on Wednesda y an d Thursday , b y the Sandvik British Agency, Ltd., of Norwich stroke as agains t th e four-strok e cycle in compression March 9 and 10, when the following, among Union Chambers, Congreve Street, Birmingham. ignition engines is argued. The importance of other , papers will be read: — The y now send tw o furthe r booklets. One of them, th e fact that there are no valves in the Petter Bengough & Whitby: "Magnesium Alloy Pro­ entitled "Sandvik Constructional Steels" deals two-stroke oil engine is strengthene d by a quotation tection by Selenium and Other Coating Processes." wit h plain carbon and various qualities of nickel from Mr. Ricardo's eighteenth Wilbur Wright Bollenrath : "Th e Influence of Temperature on steels for case, oil or air hardening which conform Lecture , published in AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, th e Elastic Behaviour of Various Wrought Light t o British Standard Specifications. The second Vol. II, July, 1930, pp. 177-180. Though the Metal Alloys." booklet deals with industrial and marine engines, booklet deals specifically with steels for aircraft Friend : "Th e Relativ e Corrodibilities of Ferrous i t is of equal interest in regard to aero-engines. construction. These comprise both cold rolled an d Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, Part III, Petters , Ltd., will gladly send a copy to an y reader stri p and hollow blooms for seamless tub e drawing. Final Report—The Results of Three Years' Ex­ interested . posure a t Southampton Docks." Gayler & Preston: "The Age-Hardening of REPETITIO N BAR WORK Some Aluminium Alloys of High Purity." ALUMINIU M PROTECTIVE COATINGS M.C.L. and Repetition, Ltd., of Pool Lane, Gough & Cox: "The Behaviour of Single Langley, Birmingham, send a booklet on "Qualit y Crystals of Bismuth subjected to Alternating Th e British Aluminium Company's Intelligence Automati c Screw Machine Products in Brass, Steel, Torsional Stresses." Departmen t have issued a memorandum on etc. " A very complete range of bolts, studs, nuts, Hanson : "The Thermal Conductivity of Some "Aluminiu m Paint in Industry," giving notes on screws, etc., is illustrated, including a number of Non-Ferrou s Alloys." some recent developments. The uses of aluminium examples of repetition bar work—such as cocks, Hudso n & McKeown: "The Properties of powde r and paints as protective coatings for all unions, fork-ends and nipples—for aircraft. This Copper in Relation to Low Stresses (the Effect of type s of surface—wood, steel or othe r metals, fabric, firm, who ar e regula r suppliers t o th e Air Ministry, Cold-Work, Heat-Treatment, and Composition), an d cement—are mentioned, and information given have recently installed a special plant for all Par t I—Tensile and Compression Tests under as t o th e bes t methods of application. classes of chucking work up to 12 in . diameter. Short-Time Loading." A t th e end of th e booklet is a scries of useful tables O'Neill & Greenwood: "Observations on the an d data. Pressure of Fluidit y of Annealed Metals." TECHNICA L TRANSLATIONS Saldau & Zamotorin: "The Solubility of Ther e are no doubt many readers of AIRCRAFT Aluminium in Magnesium in the Solid State at SALTER' S SPRINGS ENGINEERIN G who from time to time require Different Temperatures." Among their exhibits a t th e Birmingha m Section technical articles in foreign languages translated. Seligman & Williams : "Note on th e Interaction of the British Industries Fair, George Salter The y ma y like t o hea r tha t th e Edito r ca n thoroughly of Aluminium and Wate r Vapour." & Co., Ltd. , of West Bromwich, showed springs, recommend Miss V. M. Whitty , of Riverside House, Sidery, Lewis & Sutton : "Intercrystalline Cor­ flexible roller-bearings, pressure and vacuum Mortlake, London, S.W.14 (Telephone: Richmond rosion of Duralumin." gauges, testing and weighing machines of various 2743) for work of this description. Miss Whitty Tapsell & Johnso n : "Th e Properties of Copper types, and a n iron foundry. It will be remembered ha s recently resigned the position she had held in Relation to Low Stresses (The Effect of Cold- tha t a new typ e of flexible roller-bearing introduced for many years at the Air Ministry as First Class Work, Heat-Treatment , and Composition) , Par t II — b y them was described and illustrated in th e June, Technical Translator and Head of th e Translation Creep Tests at 300 deg. C. and 350 deg. C. of 1931, issue of AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING. Salter's Section. She is capabl e of translatin g from French, Arsenical Copper and Silver-Arsenical Copper." springs were used in th e S.6.B. Schneider Trophy German , Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch Vernon : "Th e 'Fogging ' of Nickel." seaplanes ; in Miss England, which holds the into English, both generally and technically. Her wate r speed record ; and i n Sir Malcolm Campbell's experience at the Air Ministry makes her, of record-breaking Bluebird car—so tha t the firm can course, familiar with aircraft and acro-engine claim all three speed records. It has a record of terms , and she can, if desired, provide abstracts more than 170 years' manufacturing experience, of articles or papers in order that their scope BOOK S RECEIVED havin g been founded in 1760. ma y be judged. (Obtainable from AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, 6, Norfolk Street, Strand, W.C.2.) L'Anné e Aéronautique, 1930-1931. By L. Hirschaue r and C . Dollfus . (Dunod, Paris.) Proceeding s of the Third International Con­ gres s for Applie d Mechanics, 1930. Vol. I. Hydrodynamic s and Aerodynamics . Vol. II . Genera l Lectures. Vol. III . Problems of Stabilit y and Vibration . (P . A. Norsted t & Son, Stockholm. Price no t stated. ) A History of Aircraft. By F. A . Magou n and E . Hodgins. (McGraw-Hill. 21s.) Aeronautica l Research Committee. Tech­ nica l Report for the Year, 1929-30. (II. M. Stationery Office, 2 Vols. £1 17s. 6d . each.) Th e Presen t Positio n i n Aeronautics . Howard Lectures , Apri l 1931. By N . A . V . Piercy. (Royal Society of Arts. 2s. 6d.) Handboo k for th e Menasc o B- 4 Pirat e Engine. (Menasco Motors, Inc., Los Angeles. 2.50 dollars.) Luftkrie g 1936. By Major Helders. (Wilhelm Rolt, Berlin. Price not stated.) Estimatin g for Mechanical Engineers. By L. E. Bunnett. (Pitman. 10s. 6d.) Th e Internal-Combustion Engine. By Dr . R. Pye . (Clarendon Press. 15s.) Diese l Engines. Howard Lectures, Nov . an d Dec . 1931. By H . R . Ricardo . (Royal Society of Arts. 2s. 6d.) Th e Modern Diesel. 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Recent Technical Developments

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 4 (3): 1 – Mar 1, 1932

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82 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING March, 1932 Strip and Tube Steel for Aircraft—Screws and Accessories— Recor d Making Springs—Aluminium Coatings STRI P AN D TUB E STEEL FOR AIRCRAF T TWO-STROK E DIESELS TH E INSTITUTE OF METALS Petters , Ltd., of Yeovil, of which firm the West- In th e las t issue two views of th e steel strip works Th e twenty-fourth annual general meeting of of the Sandvikens Jernverks Aktiebolag of lan d Aircraft Works are, of course, a branch, send th e Institute of Metals will be held in the Hall Sweden were given and reference was made to an a n interesting pamphlet entitled, "Two-stroke or of th e Institutio n of Mechanical Engineers, Storey's English booklet on thi s firm's products, distributed Four-strok e Cycle." In this, th e case for th e two - Gate , London, S.W.1, on Wednesda y an d Thursday , b y the Sandvik British Agency, Ltd., of Norwich stroke as agains t th e four-strok e cycle in compression March 9 and 10, when the following, among Union Chambers, Congreve Street, Birmingham. ignition engines is argued. The importance of other , papers will be read: — The y now send tw o furthe r booklets. One of them, th e fact that there are no valves in the Petter Bengough & Whitby: "Magnesium Alloy Pro­ entitled "Sandvik Constructional Steels" deals two-stroke oil engine is strengthene d by a quotation tection by Selenium and Other Coating Processes." wit h plain carbon and various qualities of nickel from Mr. Ricardo's eighteenth Wilbur Wright Bollenrath : "Th e Influence of Temperature on steels for case, oil or air hardening which conform Lecture , published in AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, th e Elastic Behaviour of Various Wrought Light t o British Standard Specifications. The second Vol. II, July, 1930, pp. 177-180. Though the Metal Alloys." booklet deals with industrial and marine engines, booklet deals specifically with steels for aircraft Friend : "Th e Relativ e Corrodibilities of Ferrous i t is of equal interest in regard to aero-engines. construction. These comprise both cold rolled an d Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys, Part III, Petters , Ltd., will gladly send a copy to an y reader stri p and hollow blooms for seamless tub e drawing. Final Report—The Results of Three Years' Ex­ interested . posure a t Southampton Docks." Gayler & Preston: "The Age-Hardening of REPETITIO N BAR WORK Some Aluminium Alloys of High Purity." ALUMINIU M PROTECTIVE COATINGS M.C.L. and Repetition, Ltd., of Pool Lane, Gough & Cox: "The Behaviour of Single Langley, Birmingham, send a booklet on "Qualit y Crystals of Bismuth subjected to Alternating Th e British Aluminium Company's Intelligence Automati c Screw Machine Products in Brass, Steel, Torsional Stresses." Departmen t have issued a memorandum on etc. " A very complete range of bolts, studs, nuts, Hanson : "The Thermal Conductivity of Some "Aluminiu m Paint in Industry," giving notes on screws, etc., is illustrated, including a number of Non-Ferrou s Alloys." some recent developments. The uses of aluminium examples of repetition bar work—such as cocks, Hudso n & McKeown: "The Properties of powde r and paints as protective coatings for all unions, fork-ends and nipples—for aircraft. This Copper in Relation to Low Stresses (the Effect of type s of surface—wood, steel or othe r metals, fabric, firm, who ar e regula r suppliers t o th e Air Ministry, Cold-Work, Heat-Treatment, and Composition), an d cement—are mentioned, and information given have recently installed a special plant for all Par t I—Tensile and Compression Tests under as t o th e bes t methods of application. classes of chucking work up to 12 in . diameter. Short-Time Loading." A t th e end of th e booklet is a scries of useful tables O'Neill & Greenwood: "Observations on the an d data. Pressure of Fluidit y of Annealed Metals." TECHNICA L TRANSLATIONS Saldau & Zamotorin: "The Solubility of Ther e are no doubt many readers of AIRCRAFT Aluminium in Magnesium in the Solid State at SALTER' S SPRINGS ENGINEERIN G who from time to time require Different Temperatures." Among their exhibits a t th e Birmingha m Section technical articles in foreign languages translated. Seligman & Williams : "Note on th e Interaction of the British Industries Fair, George Salter The y ma y like t o hea r tha t th e Edito r ca n thoroughly of Aluminium and Wate r Vapour." & Co., Ltd. , of West Bromwich, showed springs, recommend Miss V. M. Whitty , of Riverside House, Sidery, Lewis & Sutton : "Intercrystalline Cor­ flexible roller-bearings, pressure and vacuum Mortlake, London, S.W.14 (Telephone: Richmond rosion of Duralumin." gauges, testing and weighing machines of various 2743) for work of this description. Miss Whitty Tapsell & Johnso n : "Th e Properties of Copper types, and a n iron foundry. It will be remembered ha s recently resigned the position she had held in Relation to Low Stresses (The Effect of Cold- tha t a new typ e of flexible roller-bearing introduced for many years at the Air Ministry as First Class Work, Heat-Treatment , and Composition) , Par t II — b y them was described and illustrated in th e June, Technical Translator and Head of th e Translation Creep Tests at 300 deg. C. and 350 deg. C. of 1931, issue of AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING. Salter's Section. She is capabl e of translatin g from French, Arsenical Copper and Silver-Arsenical Copper." springs were used in th e S.6.B. Schneider Trophy German , Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch Vernon : "Th e 'Fogging ' of Nickel." seaplanes ; in Miss England, which holds the into English, both generally and technically. Her wate r speed record ; and i n Sir Malcolm Campbell's experience at the Air Ministry makes her, of record-breaking Bluebird car—so tha t the firm can course, familiar with aircraft and acro-engine claim all three speed records. It has a record of terms , and she can, if desired, provide abstracts more than 170 years' manufacturing experience, of articles or papers in order that their scope BOOK S RECEIVED havin g been founded in 1760. ma y be judged. (Obtainable from AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, 6, Norfolk Street, Strand, W.C.2.) L'Anné e Aéronautique, 1930-1931. By L. Hirschaue r and C . Dollfus . (Dunod, Paris.) Proceeding s of the Third International Con­ gres s for Applie d Mechanics, 1930. Vol. I. Hydrodynamic s and Aerodynamics . Vol. II . Genera l Lectures. Vol. III . Problems of Stabilit y and Vibration . (P . A. Norsted t & Son, Stockholm. Price no t stated. ) A History of Aircraft. By F. A . Magou n and E . Hodgins. (McGraw-Hill. 21s.) Aeronautica l Research Committee. Tech­ nica l Report for the Year, 1929-30. (II. M. Stationery Office, 2 Vols. £1 17s. 6d . each.) Th e Presen t Positio n i n Aeronautics . Howard Lectures , Apri l 1931. By N . A . V . Piercy. (Royal Society of Arts. 2s. 6d.) Handboo k for th e Menasc o B- 4 Pirat e Engine. (Menasco Motors, Inc., Los Angeles. 2.50 dollars.) Luftkrie g 1936. By Major Helders. (Wilhelm Rolt, Berlin. Price not stated.) Estimatin g for Mechanical Engineers. By L. E. Bunnett. (Pitman. 10s. 6d.) Th e Internal-Combustion Engine. By Dr . R. Pye . (Clarendon Press. 15s.) Diese l Engines. Howard Lectures, Nov . an d Dec . 1931. By H . R . Ricardo . (Royal Society of Arts. 2s. 6d.) Th e Modern Diesel. (Iliffe. 2s. 6d.)

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