1923-01-01

ONE HUNDRED TON-MILES PER GALLON 1 230034

The two-fold purpose of the tests described was to acquire as many data as possible regarding the peculiar requirements of motorbuses, as viewed from the standpoint of power requirements and fuel economy, and to analyze the discrepancy found so often between the performance of an engine on the test block and the fuel economy obtained from the same engine under actual service conditions.
Following a general statement of conditions to be met, and an examination of the problems of the manufacturer as to why his choice of the various units and accessories is such a vital factor in fuel economy, the improvements accomplished are enumerated, together with the reasons and inclusive of the desirable and undesirable features of carbureter specification and miscellaneous factors.
The test equipment and methods are specified and discussed, the results obtained when using a steam cooling-system are presented and the general results are stated and commented upon.

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