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 Serial/Series Title: Technical paper (United States. Bureau of Mines)
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Analyses of Alaska Coals
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the coal fields of Alaska. Analyses of the Alaskan coal fields are presented in detail. This report includes tables, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66466/
Analyses of Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon Coals
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over analyses of coals from many western states. The characteristics of the coals found in each state are discussed in detail. This paper includes tables, and maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66469/
Analyses of Kentucky Coals
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing analyses of the Eastern and Western coal fields in Kentucky. The two coal fields are described in detail. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66455/
Analyses of Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota and Texas Coals
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the lignite and bituminous coal fields of Michigan, Texas, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Analyses of the varying regional coal fields are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66471/
Analyses of Pennsylvania Anthracitic Coals
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania. History, geology, and mining methods of the anthracite fields are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66459/
Analyses of Virginia Coals
Report containing several articles discussing coal in the state of Virginia. These articles cover geographic deposition of coal, coal production, mining methods, and analyses of coal samples. Index begins on page 71. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc100833/
Analyses of Washington Coals: Supplement to Technical Paper 491
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the technological advances made in the mining industry between 1931 and 1941. Mechanized methods for mining operations are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66439/
Analyses of West Virginia Coals
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of West Virginia coal fields. Characteristics of coals and mines are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66447/
Approximate Quantitative Microscopy of Pulverized Ores, Including the Use of the Camera Lucida
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over microscopy of pulverized ores. As stated in the introduction, "this paper, which deals with the study of pulverized ores and the use of the camera lucida in such work, discusses an investigation undertaken at the Seattle and the Golden mining experiment stations of the Bureau of Mines" (p. 3). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66425/
Ball-Mill Grinding
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the ball-mill grinding technique. Different methods of mill grinding are presented and compared with ball-mill grinding. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66411/
The Bowie-Gavin Process: Its Application to the Cracking of Tars and Heavy Oils, Also to the Recovery of Oil from Oil-Soaked Sands or Shales, or from Oil Shales
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Bowie-Gavin process. As stated in the introduction, "this paper describes a process and an apparatus designed to recover oil from such deposits" (p. 1). The results of experiments conducted using this process are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66406/
A Carbon Monoxide Recorder and Alarm
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the development of carbon monoxide alarms and recorders. Descriptions of the recording equipment are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66402/
Change Houses in the Lake Superior Region
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over change and wash houses in the Lake Superior area. As stated in the introduction, "this paper, with a few exceptions, presents data acquired in a survey, made by the author, of change houses in the Lake Superior region. All buildings, equipment, and practices were studied with regard for the health and welfare of the miner" (p. 1). This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66449/
The Coal Industry of Brazil: Part 1. General Economy, Production, and Marketing
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the Brazilian coal industry. Location details and their production levels are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66473/
The Coal Industry of Brazil: Part 2. Technology of Mining and Preparation
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the coal industry in Brazil. An emphasis is placed on the technological advancements of mining and preparation of coal. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66482/
Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing subsurface samples of petroleum. As stated in the scope of report, "the Bureau of Mines has developed special equipment and procedures for obtaining samples of petroleum under pressure from the bottom of wells and for examining these samples in the laboratory" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66451/
The Constituents of Coal Soluble in Phenol
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the constituents of coal. As stated in the introduction, "this paper presents some results of an investigation of the nature of the chemical compounds that go to make up the complex material known as coal" (p. 5). This report includes tables and a chart. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66412/
Construction and Operation of a Single-Tube Cracking Furnace for Making Gasoline
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the construction of cracking furnaces for gasoline production. Descriptions of the equipment used for construction are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66397/
A Convenient Multiple-Unit Calorimeter Installation
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the installation of a multiple-unit calorimeter. Operating instructions, and methods are presented in detail. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66440/
Correlation Index to Aid in Interpreting Crude-Oil Analyses
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the correlation index used for analyses of crude oils. The correlation index is presented and described in detail. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66431/
Cost Keeping for Small Metal Mines
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the accounting for small metal mines. As stated in the introduction, "this report outlines methods of cost keeping suitable for metal mines of small or moderate size and presents various forms and cost sheets that have been found useful in actual practice" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66479/
Crater Wells, Richland Gas Field, Louisiana
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over "the history of the craters in the Richland gas field. The data have been collected at various times over a period of four years. The equipment and methods of control are discussed, and photographs show the surface conditions at various intervals in the life of the craters" (p. 1). This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66399/
Design of Injectors for Low-Pressure Air Flow
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the design of low-pressure injectors. As stated in the scope of paper, "this paper purposes to present and discuss methods of designing injectors for low-pressure air flow according to Professor Week's theory, with special reference to their use in mine and tunnel ventilation" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66465/
Development, Mining, and Handling of Ore in Folded and Faulted Areas, Red Iron Mines, Birmingham District, Alabama
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining of red iron ores in Birmingham, Alabama. As stated in the introduction, "the present paper deals more specifically with the development and handling of ore as affected by folds and faults in the ore bed, and considers changes that may be desirable or necessary in future mining practices" (p. 2). This paper includes illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66434/
Differential Thermal Analysis: Its Application to Clays and Other Aluminous Minerals
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing thermal analysis of clays and aluminous minerals. As stated in the introduction, "the applications and limitations of this method to the study of various clays, bauxites, and aluminous minerals will be discussed in this paper" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66463/
Directions for Sampling Coal for Shipment or Delivery
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines with instructions for coal sampling for shipment. As stated in the introduction, "this paper deals with the sampling of coal after it has been mined" (p. 5). This paper includes illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66385/
Dust Respirators: Their Construction and Filtering Efficiency
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on dust respirators. The development and efficiency of the respirators are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66426/
Efficiencies in the Use of Bituminous Coking Coal as Water-Gas Generator Fuel
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the use of coking coal as a generator fuel. The results of using coking coal as fuel are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66441/
Engine Service Tests of Internal-Combustion Engine Lubricating Oils Made from California Crude Petroleum
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over testing conducted on lubricating oils on internal-combustion engines. Results of the tests conducted are presented. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66418/
Engineering Report of Cotton Valley Field, Webster Parish, Louisiana
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over an engineering study of the Cotton Valley oil field. The history, geology, development, and production of the field are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66387/
Experiments in the Use of Back Pressures on Oil Wells
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over experiments conducted on the back pressure of oil wells. The results of the experiments are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66390/
Experiments in Underground Communication Through Earth Strata
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies in mine safety and communication. The methods and equipment used in the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66438/
Experiments with Furnaces for a Hand-Fired Return Tubular Boiler
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over tests conducted on hand-fired boiler furnaces. Testing equipment, fuel, and results of the experiments are presented. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66420/
Exploration, Composition, and Washing, Burning and Gas-Producer Tests of a Coal Occurring Near Coaldale, Esmeralda County, Nevada
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of available coal in Esmeralda County, Nevada. Exploration of the coal deposits is discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66467/
Exploration, Reserves, Bed Characteristics and Strip-Mining Possibilities of a Lignite Deposit Near Toledo, Lewis County, Washington
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing exploration of Lewis County lignite deposits in Washington. History, development, and drilling methods are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66470/
Explosion Hazards in Storage-Battery Rooms
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the safety and explosion hazards present in storage-battery rooms. Descriptions of storage-battery rooms and methods of ventilation are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66435/
Factors Governing the Entry of Solutions into Ores During Leaching
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on the leaching of copper-bearing ores. As stated in the introduction, the "penetration of the leaching medium into the body of the ore particles" (p. 1) is discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66450/
Gas Masks for Gases Met in Fighting Fires
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the development of gas masks designed for fighting fires. The characteristics of the different types of masks in development are presented. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66433/
Gas Masks for Gasoline and Petroleum Vapors
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over gas masks developed for gasoline and petroleum vapors. Descriptions of different types of gas masks developed are presented. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66398/
Geophysical Prospecting: Some Electrical Methods
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over experiments in electrical methods. The methods and equipment used are presented and described. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66442/
Graphic Studies of Ultimate Analyses of Coals
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of analyses of coals. The results are discussed and presented on various diagrams. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66444/
Graphical Terrane Correction for Gravity Gradient
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over formula corrections to make up for gravity gradients. The new formulas are presented and discussed in detail. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66454/
Gypsum Products: Their Preparation and Uses
Technical report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the different uses of gypsum. The sources and uses of gypsum are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66393/
Investigation of Coal Deposits in the Fairview and Coal City Basins of Coosa Field, St. Clair County, Alabama: Reserves, Petrography, and Chemical Properties of Coals; Washability Characteristics of Coal from Fairview Bew; and Geology of Area
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the coal deposits in Saint Clair County, Alabama. Investigations of the estimated reserves and analyses of the coal fields in this area are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66475/
Leaching Nonsulphide Copper Ores with Sulphur Dioxide
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the sulfurous acid leaching of the Southwest experiment station. Operations and analyses of the experiment station are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66461/
Low-Temperature Carbonization of Coal
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on low-temperature carbonization of coal. Methods and equipment used during the studies are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66430/
Measuring the Variation of Ground Resistivity with a Megger
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over tests conducted on ground resistivity with a megger. The results of the tests are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66446/
Mechanical Equipment Used in the Drilling and Production of Oils and Gas Wells in the Oklahoma City Field
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the mechanical equipment used in oil and gas wells of the Oklahoma City field. As stated in the introduction, "this paper presents the results of a study devoted chiefly to new equipment that has been developed to meet the requirements of drilling and producing operations in the Oklahoma City field and that has been accepted by drilling contractors and operators" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66407/
Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1914
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the Untied States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked. This report includes tables and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66452/
Metallurgical Coke
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on metallurgical coke. As stated in the introduction, "in this paper the attempt is made to summarize the history of coke making in the United States, to indicate the development of different methods and the modern types of ovens, and to point out the composition and physical properties of the metallurgical cokes produced in this country" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66428/
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