Riding on Air

A History of Air Suspension

Author: Jack Gieck

Publisher: SAE International


Category: Transportation

Page: 261

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Both technical considerations and marketing objectives were factors in the development of the technology, says Gieck, who was a member of the engineering team that put the first air springs on commercial vehicles and passenger cars when he was with Firestone in the 1950s. Tracing air suspension back

Floating Air Riding Seal for a Turbine






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A floating air riding seal for a gas turbine engine with a rotor and a stator, an annular piston chamber with an axial moveable annular piston assembly within the annular piston chamber formed in the stator, an annular cavity formed on the annular piston assembly that faces a seal surface on the rotor, where the axial moveable annular piston includes an inlet scoop on a side opposite to the annular cavity that scoops up the swirling cooling air and directs the cooling air to the annular cavity to form an air cushion with the seal surface of the rotor.

Riding the New York Subway

The Invention of the Modern Passenger

Author: Stefan Hohne

Publisher: Infrastructures


Category: Human-machine systems

Page: 400

View: 896

"Cultural analysis of the production and transformation of the New York City subway passenger"--

Bicycle Stunt Riding!

Catch Air

Author: Chris Hayhurst

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 581

Describes the sport of bicycle stunt riding, how to purchase equipment, practice stunts, ride safely, and enter competitions.

Change of Air and Scene

A Physician's Hints; with Notes of Excursions for Health Amongst the Watering-places of the Pyrenees, France (inland and Seaward), Switzerland, Corsica, and the Mediterranean

Author: Alfred Donné



Category: Balneology

Page: 313

View: 804

Military Review




Category: Military art and science


View: 894

SAE Journal




Category: Aeronautics


View: 921

Vols. 30-54 (1932-46) issued in 2 separately paged sections: General editorial section and a Transactions section. Beginning in 1947, the Transactions section is continued as SAE quarterly transactions.

Riding the Waves

A Life in Sound, Science, and Industry

Author: Leo Leroy Beranek

Publisher: Mit Press


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 235

View: 161

Iowa and beyond: from bumble bees to ivy -- Harvard : shaping the future -- Wartime : communications and kamikazes -- MIT, teaching, writing, AT & T, and traveling -- Bolt Beranek & Newman, the United Nations, big noise, and the Internet -- Muffling the jet age -- Music, acoustics, and architecture -- America's best TV station -- Family, nonprofits, and variety -- Art + physics = beautiful music.

Riding Above Air: Book Four in the Defining Gravity Series

Author: Genevieve McKay

Publisher: Defining Gravity


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 328

View: 218

Living on the Ahlberg's country estate should feel like paradise now that sixteen-year-old Astrid is finally free from her overbearing parents. But instead, it's just a lot of hard work. With Hilary still injured, Astrid has a full barn of horses to look after on her own, a failing archery career to rebuild, a flock of bad sheep to keep out of trouble and a young horse to train. Plus, avoiding Miranda's wrath and surviving Hilary's ever-increasing mood-swings has become a full-time job.When the new coach arrives, and she's not what anyone expected, Astrid is pushed to decide between her archery career and the challenging horse-life she's come to love.