Hardback book Motorcycle Engineering by P E Irving
Published by Temple Press Books, 1963, Third impression (Revised)
A great read and reference for motorcycle engineers who are interested in more than the basics of vintage and classic motorcycle workings.
P E Irving covers various topics in-depth, including Steering geometry, Front suspension, Rigid frames, Rear springing, manufacturing methods and materials, the Power unit, Choosing a valve layout, Head design and materials, Timing and Valve gear, The Bottom end, 2-stroke power, Ignition, Carburation, Balance and Torque reactions, Gearboxes and transmissions.
If you’re into building “Specials” then this book is a mine of information.
Condition: Fair to good. 1964. Third Impression (Revised). 326 pages.
Pictorial dust jacket over green cloth. Contains black and white plates throughout.
Pages are moderately tanned throughout.
Boards have very mild edge-wear with slight rubbing to surfaces.
Some bumping to corners. Visible crushing to spine ends.
Some tanning to spine and edges.
Brown marks to boards.
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