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 Decade: 1920-1929
 Serial/Series Title: Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Mines)
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Extinguishing and Preventing Oil and Gas Fires

Extinguishing and Preventing Oil and Gas Fires

Date: 1920
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Description: None
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Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas

Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas

Date: 1929
Creator: Odell, William Wallace
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over information obtained on manufactured gas production instead of natural gas production. The information collected is discussed. This includes such topics as rates, methods, and locations of gas. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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The Ferric Sulphate-Sulphuric Acid Process: With a Chapter on Producing Small Bubbles of Gas in Liquids by Submerged Orifices

The Ferric Sulphate-Sulphuric Acid Process: With a Chapter on Producing Small Bubbles of Gas in Liquids by Submerged Orifices

Date: 1927
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C. & Maier, Chas. G.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the ferric sulphate-sulphuric acid process. As stated in the introduction, "the work reported here comprises merely a study of the chemistry of the process and the mechanical conditions that would have to be observed in practice" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Flow of Gases Through Beds of Broken Solids

Flow of Gases Through Beds of Broken Solids

Date: 1929
Creator: Furnas, C. C.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the effects of vapor flow through beds of broken solids. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925

Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925

Date: 1926
Creator: Hood, O. P. & Odell, William Wallace
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on lignite. Preparation methods and uses of lignite are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925

Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925

Date: 1926
Creator: Hood, O. P. & Odell, William Wallace
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on lignite. Preparation methods and uses of lignite are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Investigations of Zirconium with Especial Reference to the Metal and Oxide: Historical Review and Bibliography

Investigations of Zirconium with Especial Reference to the Metal and Oxide: Historical Review and Bibliography

Date: 1921
Creator: Marden, J. W. & Rich, M. N.
Description: None
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Iron-Ore (Hematite) Mining Practice in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Iron-Ore (Hematite) Mining Practice in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Date: 1926
Creator: Crane, Walter R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on red iron-ore mining near Birmingham, Alabama. Results of the studies are presented and discussed, as are mining methods. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Iron Oxide Reduction Equilibria: A Critique from the Standpoint of the Phase Rule and Thermodynamics

Iron Oxide Reduction Equilibria: A Critique from the Standpoint of the Phase Rule and Thermodynamics

Date: 1929
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on iron oxide reduction. As stated in the scope of bulletin, "this bulletin, therefore, presents the properties of the common oxides of iron, their combinations with each other, and the reduction-equilibrium diagrams by which the investigator passes from one to the next; the end point is not pure iron but the carburized iron of the blast furnace, cast iron" (p. 1-2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors

Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors

Date: 1928
Creator: Coward, H. F. & Jones, G. W.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the inflammability of the gases found in mines. As stated in the introduction, "it is the object of this paper to present the results of a critical review of all figures published on the limits of inflammability of combustible gases and vapors when in admixture with air, oxygen, or other "atmosphere" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid in the United States

The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid in the United States

Date: July 1920
Creator: Wells, Arthur Edward & Fogg, Donald E.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production of sulfuric acid. As stated in the introduction, "the present bulletin was prepared to cover the main facts in regard to the industry in this country, including a discussion of the supplies of sulfur-bearing raw materials, the situation of the acid plants, the principal points in regard to manufacturing processes, and the uses of the acid" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
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Mining of Thin Coal Beds in the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Mining of Thin Coal Beds in the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Date: 1927
Creator: Ashmead, Dever C.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on thin coal beds of the anthracite region in Pennsylvania. Results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Date: July 1922
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Oil Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Oil Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Date: 1924
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Description: Revised report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Pennsylvania Mining Statutes Annotated

Pennsylvania Mining Statutes Annotated

Date: 1920
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Description: None
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Petroleum Laws of All America

Petroleum Laws of All America

Date: March 1921
Creator: Thompson, Joseph Wesley
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines covering petroleum laws of the U.S. and surrounding oil producing countries. As stated in the preface, "this bulletin includes the petroleum laws of (1) United States; (2) the several oil-producing States; (3) Canada; (4) Mexico; (5) the Republics of Central and South America" (p. iv).
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Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1927

Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1927

Date: 1929
Creator: Hopkins, G. R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over statistical records kept on petroleum refineries during 1927. Statistical information on different forms of petroleum is discussed. This report includes tables.
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Plastic Magnesia

Plastic Magnesia

Date: 1925
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C. & Pike, Robert D.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production methods and uses of plastic magnesia. Methods, properties, and uses of plastic magnesia are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Quality of Gasoline Marketed in the United States

Quality of Gasoline Marketed in the United States

Date: 1920
Creator: Hill, H. H. & Dean, E. W.
Description: None
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Safety in Coal Mining: A Handbook

Safety in Coal Mining: A Handbook

Date: 1928
Creator: Rice, George S.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing safety measures adopted by mining operations in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "this report deals solely with accidents in coal mines and with the means of prevention that have been determined and officially approved by the bureau" (p. 2). This report includes tables.
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Some Principles Governing the Production of Oil Wells

Some Principles Governing the Production of Oil Wells

Date: 1921
Creator: Beal, Carl H. & Lewis, J. O.
Description: None
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Subsidence and Ground Movement in the Copper and Iron Mines of the Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Subsidence and Ground Movement in the Copper and Iron Mines of the Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Date: 1929
Creator: Crane, Walter R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the ground movement and support failure of Michigan mines. Factors involved in surface subsidence in the mines are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Subsidence Due to Coal Mining in Illinois

Subsidence Due to Coal Mining in Illinois

Date: 1927
Creator: Herbert, Charles Arthur & Rutledge, J. J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations on surface subsidence from coal mining in Illinois. The results of the investigations are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Suggestions for the Design of Electrical Accessories for Permissible Mining Equipment

Suggestions for the Design of Electrical Accessories for Permissible Mining Equipment

Date: 1926
Creator: Ilsley, L. C. & Gleim, E. J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the design of safe electrical accessories for use in mining equipment. Different types of electrical accessories are presented and discussed. This report includes illustrations.
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