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principles of self shifting gear transmissions for automobiles by Clarence Henry Powell

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Published by Edwards brothers, inc. in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Automobiles -- Transmission devices.,
  • Gearing.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSelf shifting gear transmissions for automobiles, The principles of.
Statementby C. H. Powell.
LC ClassificationsTL260 .P6 1934
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 66 p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6305504M
LC Control Number34014342

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