Spring Design and Manufacture
by Tubal Cain

Published by Special Interest Model Books Ltd, Dorset England

Softcover
150 x 210mm
95pp

R.R.P.$19.90

ISBN 978-0-85242-925-9

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Extract from back cover of book:

Engineers, professional or amateur, often find designing springs difficult due to the number of variables and the complexity of the formulae. This book introduces the designer to charts and nomograms which greatly simplify the process.

Tubal Cain draws on several decades of experience in the actual processes and covers the design and manufacture of compression and extension coil springs, simple and compound leaf springs, torsion spr!ngs and torsion bars, springs relying on bending actions and a useful graphical method of designing valve springs for IC engines.

Photos: Black & White

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Tension and Compression Spring Principles

Chapter 3 - Compression and Tension Spring Design

Chapter 4 - Worked Examples

Chapter 5 - Winding Coil Springs

Chapter 6 - Leaf Spring Principles

Chapter 7 - Leaf Spring Design

Chapter 8 - Making Leaf Springs

Chapter 9 - Torsion Springs

Chapter 10 - I.C. Engine Valve Springs

Index