The Electrical Equipment of Automobiles: a Book on Principles for Motor Mechanics and Motorists

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    THIS excellent little book, the outcome of lectures given by Prof. Smith at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow, contains just what is required by the motorist who has an elementary knowledge of electricity and wishes to understand the electrical equipment of his car. Its seven chapters deal with the storage battery, the action of electrical machines, the starting motor and the dynamotor, the charging generator and the automatic cut-out, miscellaneous electric equipment, wiring systems and location of faults, and the ignition system.

    The Electrical Equipment of Automobiles: a Book on Principles for Motor Mechanics and Motorists.

    By Prof. S. P. Smith. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Pp. xii + 198. (London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1931.) 5s. net.

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    The Electrical Equipment of Automobiles: a Book on Principles for Motor Mechanics and Motorists . Nature 129, 80 (1932) doi:10.1038/129080a0

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