The Nuffield Organisation test their engine and car design
The Nuffield Organization presents
SCIENCE BEHIND THE CAR
Produced by Associated British-Pathe
Reel 2. MS a Carburetor. The needle calibration is checked, CU the piston an various engine parts and dials. WS Scientists checking in the testing room. CU an oscilloscope. Various shots electronic apparatus. CU Valves. CU Stroboscope lamp. Various shots of equipment used for endurance tests - Brakes, doorlock, stop lights, vibration tables, fatigue testing on springs, track rods etc. A car goes through the excess torsion test. A technician makes notes. WS a Morris Minor is hoisted on chains to check its centre of gravity. The de Havilland vibrator system is used on another car. The efficiency of the radiator is tested. A MG sports car is put to the vibration test. Technicians examine the car as it shakes. A Morris Minor has a similar vibration test.