1954-01-01

Antiknock Requirements of Passenger Cars-1951-1952 540241

RESULTS of the two largest cooperative surveys made in 1951 and 1952 of the antiknock requirements of passenger cars are presented in this paper.
Conducted under the auspices of the Coordinating Research Council, data on more than 800 postwar cars are compared with previous surveys and are analyzed for relationship of car design, car age, engine speed, test conditions, test fuel type, make of transmission, and geographical car distribution to octane-number requirements.

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