MSS 00102 Guide to James B. Lasley, Hydraulic Transmissions as Applied to Automobiles, 1939

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Lasley, James B., 1918-


16.0 pages

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James B. Lasley's 1939 report, "Hydraulic Transmissions as Applied to Automobiles," discusses the Lysholm-Smith Converter, the Manly Drive and the Wulfel Fluid Change-Speed Gear. Lasley proposed to build a system that combines the Manley Drive and the Wulfel Fluid Change-Speed Gear. The report contains 16 pages, including eight pages of type, one chart measuring rear wheel torque, one photograph of the Manly Drive, and three diagrams. The diagrams depict a "Lysholm-Smith Converter with reversing gears and cut-off unit," "Wulfel fluid change-speed gear," and "variable delivery pump."

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James B. Lasley, Hydraulic Transmissions as Applied to Automobiles, 1939, MSS 102, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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