Workshop Practice Series: No. 19 Spring Design & Manufacture
Workshop Practice Series: This is a good series of books covering most aspects of engineering practice, written by well known names in the model engineering world. This book by Tubal Cain, introduces the designer to charts and nomograms which greatly simplify the process of designing springs and the author draws on several decades of experience in the actual processes and covers the design and manufacture of compression and extension coil springs, simple and compound leaf springs, torsion springs and torsion bars, springs relying on bending actions, and a useful graphical method of designing valve springs for IC engines. Paperback.