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Methods for the Dynamic Calibration of Pressure Transducers

Methods for the Dynamic Calibration of Pressure Transducers

Date: December 12, 1963
Creator: Schweppe, J. L.; Eichberger, L. C.; Muster, D. F.; Michaels, E. L. & Paskusz, G. F.
Description: From Introduction Statement of Objectives: "The purpose of this publication is to provide assistance to the practicing engineer who is faced with the problem of making dynamic measurements of rapidly changing pressures."
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Creep and Drying Shrinkage of Lightweight and Normal-Weight Concretes

Creep and Drying Shrinkage of Lightweight and Normal-Weight Concretes

Date: March 4, 1964
Creator: Reichard, T. W.
Description: From Scope of Investigation: "The work reported here is part of a continuing program concerning the long-term volume changes in concretes made from lightweight and normal-weight aggregates. The creep, drying-shrinkage, and strength data presented are for concretes made with 24 expanded shale lightweight aggregates and 5 natural, normal-weight aggregates. These aggregates were from widely separated geographical locations and were to be representative samples of aggregates being used in the production of structural concretes."
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Determination of Total X-Ray Beam Energy With a Calibrated Ionization Chamber

Determination of Total X-Ray Beam Energy With a Calibrated Ionization Chamber

Date: June 5, 1962
Creator: Pruitt, John S. & Domen, Steve R.
Description: From Abstract: "This report describes the use of an air-filled aluminum-alloy ionization chamber to determine the energy transported by a bremsstrahlung beam with maximum photon energy in the range 6 to 170 Mev. This report can be used to construct a replica chamber to determine its absolute calibration between 6 and 170 Mev under a variety of experimental conditions."
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Development of High-Temperature Strain Gages

Development of High-Temperature Strain Gages

Date: March 17, 1961
Creator: Pitts, J. W. & Moore, D. G.
Description: From Introduction: "An improved high-temperature gage was needed, and in an attempt to fill this need an investigation was initiated in February 1954 in the Enameled Metals Laboratory at the National Bureau of Standards. The present Monograph constitutes a final summary on this program."
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Corrosion of Steel Pilings in Soils

Corrosion of Steel Pilings in Soils

Date: October 24, 1962
Creator: Romanoff, Melvin
Description: From Introduction: "In this paper are presented the results obtained to date from the inspections of steel pilings. The investigation will be continued by additional inspections of pilings in other parts if the country in order to cover a wider range of soil environments."
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Effects of Thermal Shrinkage on Built-up Roofing

Effects of Thermal Shrinkage on Built-up Roofing

Date: March 4, 1965
Creator: Cullen, William C.
Description: From Introduction: "The object of this research was to identify and study some of the factors involved in premature failures and to relate the pertinent factors to roof performance."
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Calibration Procedures for Direct-Current Resistance Apparatus

Calibration Procedures for Direct-Current Resistance Apparatus

Date: March 1, 1962
Creator: Brooks, Paul P. B.
Description: From Object and Scope of This Paper: "This paper describes the apparatus and procedures used at the National Bureau of Standards for the measurement of d-c resistance when an accuracy of a few parts in a million is required. The object will be to explain procedures in detail and as simply as possible, with a minimum reference to theory."
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Basic Magnetic Quantities and the Measurement of the Magnetic Properties of Materials

Basic Magnetic Quantities and the Measurement of the Magnetic Properties of Materials

Date: May 21, 1962
Creator: Sanford, Raymond L. & Cooter, Irvine L.
Description: From Introduction: "The work of the Magnetic Measurements Section of the National Bureau of Standards includes (1) testing of specifically prepared test specimens intended for use as standards for checking magnetic testing apparatus (2) investigation and development of magnetic testing apparatus (3) calibration of mutual inductors, test coils, and instruments for measuring magnetic fields, and (4) investigations in the field of magnetics such as studies of phenomena associated with nuclear magnetic resonance or the selection and testing of materials suitable to be used as standards of magnetic susceptibility."
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Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids

Date: October 1970
Creator: Corliss, Edith L. R.
Description: From Abstract: "This publication contains information, useful to the hard of hearing, on several topics relating to hearing and hearing aids. This publication represents an extensive revision of NBS Circular 534, Hearing Aids. It includes new material based upon research conducted at the National Bureau of Standards during the intervening years."
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An Engineering Method for Calculating Protection Afforded by Structures Against Fallout Radiation

An Engineering Method for Calculating Protection Afforded by Structures Against Fallout Radiation

Date: July 2, 1964
Creator: Eisenhauer, Charles
Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of the paper is to discuss the assumptions and the reasoning by which the calculations described in the Engineering Manual were derived from the data in [1]. The relevant curves from [1] are given in Appendix A and the technical charts from the Engineering Manual are given in appendix B."
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Fire Tests of Precast Cellular Concrete Floors and Roofs

Fire Tests of Precast Cellular Concrete Floors and Roofs

Date: April 12, 1962
Creator: Ryan, J. V. & Bender, E. W.
Description: From Abstract: "The results of an investigation of lightweight, precast cellular concrete planks are given. Fire tests were made of two floor and five roof specimens made up of these planks. Variables, included density of the cellular concrete, thickness and span of the planks, reinforcement, and cover for the latter."
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Automatic Typographic-Quality Typesetting Techniques: A State-of-the-Art Review

Automatic Typographic-Quality Typesetting Techniques: A State-of-the-Art Review

Date: April 7, 1967
Creator: Stevens, Mary Elizabeth & Little, John L.
Description: From Introduction Purpose and Scope of Report: "This report is one of a series prepared for the Research Information Center and Advisory Service on Information Processing (RICASIP), and intended as a contribution to improved cooperation in the fields of information selection systems development, information retrieval research and mechanized translation."
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The Development of Loran-C Navigation and Timing

The Development of Loran-C Navigation and Timing

Date: October 1972
Creator: Hefley, Gifford
Description: From Abstract: "This work traces the development of the Loran-C concept from its inception as a 100-kHz pulse hyperbolic navigation system to more recent times when it found a variety of applications to both timing and navigation."
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Electron Optical Studies of Low-Pressure Gases

Electron Optical Studies of Low-Pressure Gases

Date: August 16, 1963
Creator: Marton, L.; Schubert, David C. & Mielczarek, S. R.
Description: From Abstract: "This document is the final report of research carried on in the Electron Physics Section of the National Bureau of Standards during the period from February 1, 1955 to March 1962 in developing an electron optical method for the visualization of low-pressure gas flow."
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Analysis of Electric Energy Usage in Air Force Houses Equipped with Air-to-Air Heat Pumps

Analysis of Electric Energy Usage in Air Force Houses Equipped with Air-to-Air Heat Pumps

Date: July 13, 1962
Creator: Archenbach, Paul R.; Davis, Joseph C. & Smith, William T.
Description: From Introduction: "One part of this study, which is presented in this Monograph, consists of an analysis of electric energy usage and electric power demand data obtained from a sample group of occupied houses at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas, equipped with heat pumps, water heaters, cooking ranges, clothes dryers, and miscellaneous appliances all operated by electricity."
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Electrical Parameters of Precision, Coaxial, Air-dielectric Transmission Lines

Electrical Parameters of Precision, Coaxial, Air-dielectric Transmission Lines

Date: June 30, 1966
Creator: Nelson, Robert E. & Coryell, Marlene R.
Description: From Introduction: "Following the guidelines established by this committee, several commercially developed precision connectors have appeared on the market which have led to the wide use of the precision coaxial lines as immittance standards. This paper has been prepared to alleviate this situation by providing graphs from which the electrical parameters of the lines may be determined rapidly and accurately."
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An Experimental Study of Phase Variations in Line-of-Sight Microwave Transmissions

An Experimental Study of Phase Variations in Line-of-Sight Microwave Transmissions

Date: November 1, 1961
Creator: Norton, K. A.; Herbstreit, J. W.; Janes, H. B.; Hornberg, K. O.; Peterson, C. F.; Barghausen, A. F. et al.
Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this report is to present an analysis of time variations in: (1) the phase (relative to a stable phase reference) if a 9414 Mc/s signal transmitted over this path, referred to hereafter as single-path phase data; (2) the phase observed at one receiving antenna relative to that observed at an adjacent antenna, referred to as phase difference data; (3) atmospheric refractivity as recorded by a microwave refractometer located at the Haleakala terminal; (4) the wind velocity at both ends of the path, and (5) surface atmospheric refractivity measured at 5 stations located on or near the path."
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Heat Treatment and Properties of Iron and Steel

Heat Treatment and Properties of Iron and Steel

Date: November 1, 1966
Creator: Digges, Thomas G.; Rosenberg, Samuel J. & Geil, Glenn W.
Description: From Abstract: "This Monograph is a revision of the previous NBS Monograph 18. Its purpose is to provide an understanding of the heat treatment of iron and steels, principally to those unacquainted with this subject. The basic principles involved in the heat treatment of these materials are presented in simple form." From Introduction: "This Monograph has been prepared to answer such inquires and to give in simplified form a working knowledge of the basic theoretical and practical principles involved in the heat treatment of iron and steel."
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Climatic Charts and Data of the Radio Refractive Index for the United States and the World

Climatic Charts and Data of the Radio Refractive Index for the United States and the World

Date: November 25, 1960
Creator: Bean, B. R.; Horn, J. D. & Ozanich, A. M., Jr.
Description: From Introduction: "This Monograph has as its purpose the compilation and analysis of the extensive radio refractive index data available within the Central Radio Propagation Laboratory of the National Bureau of Standards. This will be accomplished by presenting both tabulations of basic data for specific locations and charts for interpolation to any location."
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Platinum Resistance Thermometry

Platinum Resistance Thermometry

Date: April 1973
Creator: Riddle, John L.; Furukawa, George T. & Plumb, Harmon H.
Description: From Introduction: "This monograph describes the calibration of standard platinum resistance thermometers at the NBS including the equipment, techniques, and procedures."
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A Compilation and Evaluation of Mechanical, Thermal, and Electrical Properties of Selected Polymers

A Compilation and Evaluation of Mechanical, Thermal, and Electrical Properties of Selected Polymers

Date: September 1973
Creator: Schramm, R. E.; Clark, A. F. & Reed, R. P.
Description: From Abstract: "This compilation abstracts original experimental data on the mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of six commercially available polymers. The data are also summarized and a brief description of each polymer is included."
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Nickel and Its Alloys

Nickel and Its Alloys

Date: May 1968
Creator: Rosenberg, Samuel J.
Description: From Abstract: "This monograph reviews available information on the production, properties, and uses of high-purity and commercial forms of nickel, and on the properties and applications of its important alloys, both ferrous and non ferrous."
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Mercury Barometers and Manometers

Mercury Barometers and Manometers

Date: May 20, 1960
Creator: Brombacher, W. G.; Johnson, D. P. & Cross, J. L.
Description: From Abstract: "Sources of error in measuring pressures are described in considerable detail, particularly for portable instruments including scale, temperature , gravity, capillarity, vacuum errors and return gas column. Methods of minimizing those errors and of making the corrections, including extensive tables, are presented."
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Heat Treatment and Properties of Iron and Steel

Heat Treatment and Properties of Iron and Steel

Date: October 3, 1960
Creator: Digges, Thomas G. & Rosenberg, Samuel J.
Description: From Abstract: "This Monograph has been prepared to give an understanding of heat treatment principally to those unacquainted with this subject. This Monograph has been prepared to answer such inquiries and to give in simplified form a working knowledge of the basic theoretical and practical principles involved in the heat treatment of iron and steel."
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