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 Serial/Series Title: NBS building science series
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Analytical and Experimental Analysis of Procedures for Testing Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over testing procedures used for solar domestic water heating systems. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38321/
Annual Variation of Temperature Field and Heat Transfer Under Heated Ground Surfaces (Slab-on-Grade Floor Heat Loss Calculation)
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on sub-surface temperatures and heat transfer. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38338/
Application of Method of Characteristics to Model the Transport of Discrete Solids in Partially-Filled Pipe Flow
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over transporting discrete solids in partially-filled flow pipes. The methods and application of drainage flow are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38320/
Calibration of Temperature Measurement Systems Installed in Buildings
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calibration of thermometers for accurate temperature measurements in buildings. Methods of on-site calibration are discussed. This report includes graphs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38335/
Computer Modeling of the Vapor Compression Cycle with Constant Flow Area Expansion Device
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on vapor compression cycles. Methods of operation are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38337/
A Daylighting Model for Building Energy Simulation
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the energy performance of a day-lighted building. The different models and functions are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38334/
Determining Cost-Effective Insulation Levels for Masonry and Wood-Frame Walls in New Single-Family Housing
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calculations for cost-effective insulation in single-family housing. Different calculations are made with regards to location, energy pricing, heating and cooling equipment available, and financial criteria. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38317/
The Development and Evaluation of Effective Symbol Signs
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the history and development of sign systems in the United States. The research and development of more effective systems are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38322/
Directional Extreme Wind Speed Data for the Design of Buildings and Other Structures
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over wind speed data collected for the design of buildings. The wind speed data is discussed. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38341/
Effectiveness of Solar Shading for an Office Building
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the effectiveness of solar screens on office buildings. The effectiveness of solar shading is discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38342/
Energy Measurement in the Standard Penetration Test
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over standard penetration testing. The history, limitations, and testing procedures are presented. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38318/
Engineering Aspects of the September 19, 1985 Mexico Earthquake
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the 1985 Mexico earthquake. The rescue efforts and damage assessments are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38345/
Errata Sheet Number 1 for National Bureau of Standards Building Science Series 144, September 1983
Errata sheet for a report issued by the National Bureau of Standards containing corrections to be added to NBS Bulletin 144. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38325/
Evaluation of Construction Loads in Multistory Concrete Buildings
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over construction loads of multistory concrete buildings. Evaluations of the construction loads are discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38328/
An Evaluation of Thermal Energy Conservation Schemes for an Experimental Masonry Building
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over experiments conducted on a masonry building constructed inside an environmental chamber at the NBS. Different climactic conditions were simulated and the thermal response of the building was evaluated. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38327/
General Guidelines for the On-Site Calibration of Humidity and Moisture Control Systems in Buildings
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calibration of indoor humidity and moisture control. Guidelines used for on-site calibration are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38339/
Geographical Variation in the Heating and Cooling Requirements of a Typical Single-Family House, and Correlation of These Requirements to Degree Days
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the heating and cooling requirements for single-family homes. These requirements are determined from "Test Reference Year," or TRY data and long-term geographic climate information. This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66493/
Investigation of Construction Failure of Harbour Cay Condominium in Cocoa Beach, Florida
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigations of construction failure in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Factors for the construction failure are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38326/
Investigation of Construction Failure of Reinforced Concrete Cooling Tower at Willow Island, West Virginia
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigation of the collapse of a concrete cooling tower on Willow Island, West Virginia. Results of field, and laboratory tests are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38330/
Investigation of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigations conducted on construction failures of two suspended walkways in a Kansas City hotel. Details of the investigation are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38324/
Life-Cycle Costing: A Guide for Selecting Energy Conservation Projects for Public Buildings
Report issued by the Bureau of Standards discussing the energy conservation of public buildings. As stated in the introduction, "this report focuses on the establishment of a technically correct, practical, standardized approach for evaluating proposed energy conservation improvements in public buildings" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66492/
Load Displacement Characteristics of Shallow Soil Anchors
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on load displacement of shallow soil anchors. Characteristics and testing methods are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38323/
Low-Voltage Room Thermostat Performance
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over low voltage electric thermostats. Thermostat test results are discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38332/
On-Site Calibration of Flow Metering Systems Installed in Buildings
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calibration of flow-metering systems. Methods for on-site calibration are discussed. This report includes illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38340/
Organization of Building Standards Systematic Techniques for Scope and Arrangement
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the organization of standards for quick and reliable access. Organizational developments are discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38319/
Performance Criteria for Solar Heating and Cooling Systems in Residential Buildings
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over solar heating and cooling systems in residential buildings. The performance criteria for solar systems are discussed. This report includes illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38329/
Performance of the Norris Cotton Federal Office Building for the First 3 Years of Operation
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over use of the Norris Cotton Federal Building. The report focuses on the energy conservation features of the building. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38316/
Potential Energy Savings in Residential Oil-Fired Heating Systems in the United States
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the potential energy savings of residential heating systems. The results of oil-fired heating systems are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38344/
Ring-On-Ring Tests and Load Capacity of Cladding Glass
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the load capacity of cladding glass. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38343/
Thermal Behavior of Fine-Grained Soils
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over thermal tests conducted on soil samples. The results of the laboratory tests are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38331/
Turbulent Wind Effects on Tension Leg Platform Surge
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards on "surge response to turbulent wind in the presence of current and waves" (p. iii). Methods for estimating surge response are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38333/
Wind Loading and Strength of Cladding Glass
Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on glass cladding behavior under wind loads. Procedures for investigating cladding behavior are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38336/