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 Decade: 1910-1919
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
An Apparatus for Measuring the Relative Wear of Sole Leathers, and the Results Obtained with Leather from Different Parts of a Hide

An Apparatus for Measuring the Relative Wear of Sole Leathers, and the Results Obtained with Leather from Different Parts of a Hide

Date: November 22, 1919
Creator: Hart, R. W. & Bowker, B. C.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the quality of sole leather. As stated in the introduction, "the development of a simple method for quickly determining the durability of sole leather seemed desirable, and this paper discusses a laboratory apparatus designed for this purpose and also presents the results of tests made to date to determine the relative wear of leather from different parts of the hide" (p. 3). This paper includes illustrations, and photographs.
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Approved Electric Lamps for Miners

Approved Electric Lamps for Miners

Date: July 1917
Creator: Clark, H. H. & Ilsley, L. C.
Description: Report describing the development of a number of types of lamps for miners that meet the requirements of the Bureau of Mines. Discusses the features and qualities of these lamps in detail.
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Approved Electric Lamps for Miners

Approved Electric Lamps for Miners

Date: July 1917
Creator: Clark, H. H.
Description: From introduction: "The Bureau of Mines calls attention to the dangers of open-flame lamps in any coal mine."
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Approximate Quantitative Microscopy of Pulverized Ores, Including the Use of the Camera Lucida

Approximate Quantitative Microscopy of Pulverized Ores, Including the Use of the Camera Lucida

Date: October 1919
Creator: Coghill, Will H. & Bonardi, J. P.
Description: 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.
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Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances, 1915

Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances, 1915

Date: 1918
Creator: Burroughs, E. H.
Description: None
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Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1916

Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1916

Date: 1919
Creator: Burroughs, E. H.
Description: None
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Binders for Coal Briquets: Investigations Made at the Fuel-Testing Plant, St. Louis, Missouri

Binders for Coal Briquets: Investigations Made at the Fuel-Testing Plant, St. Louis, Missouri

Date: 1911
Creator: Mills, James E.
Description: None
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A Biological Survey of Colorado

A Biological Survey of Colorado

Date: August 17, 1911
Creator: Cary, Merritt
Description: From introduction: "Report based chiefly on the field work prosecuted during 1905, 1906, 1907, and 1909. It is primarily a characterization of the several major distribution areas or life zones."
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Black Damp in Mines

Black Damp in Mines

Date: 1916
Creator: Burrell, G. A.; Robertson, I. W. & Oberfell, G. G.
Description: From Introduction: "This report presents the results of one phase of this study and shows how atmospheric air, after entering a coal mine, loses oxygen and gains carbon dioxide with resulting formation of so-called black damp."
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Blast-Furnace Breakouts, Explosions, and Slips, and Methods of Prevention

Blast-Furnace Breakouts, Explosions, and Slips, and Methods of Prevention

Date: 1917
Creator: Willcox, F. H.
Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin, which is arranged in three parts, treats of the causes and prevention of blast-furnace breakouts, explosions, and slips."
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Briquetting Tests at the United States Fuel-Testing Plant, Norfolk, Virginia, 1907-8

Briquetting Tests at the United States Fuel-Testing Plant, Norfolk, Virginia, 1907-8

Date: 1911
Creator: Wright, Charles L.
Description: None
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Briquetting Tests of Lignite at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1908-9 : With a Chapter on Sulphite-Pitch Binder

Briquetting Tests of Lignite at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1908-9 : With a Chapter on Sulphite-Pitch Binder

Date: 1912
Creator: Wright, Charles L.
Description: None
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The Calcite Marble and Dolomite of Eastern Vermont

The Calcite Marble and Dolomite of Eastern Vermont

Date: 1915
Creator: Dale, T. Nelson
Description: From introduction: The object of this bulletin is twofold-to locate definitely and to describe accurately the marbles and dolomites of eastern Vermont, with a view to setting forth their possible economic uses and to discuss whatever features of scientific interest they may present.
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California Mining Statutes Annotated

California Mining Statutes Annotated

Date: 1918
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Description: None
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Carburetor design - a preliminary study of the state of the art

Carburetor design - a preliminary study of the state of the art

Date: January 1, 1917
Creator: Lucke, Charles Edward & Willhofft, Friederich Otto
Description: Report presents a preliminary study of the state of the art of the design of carburetors for gasoline engines used in aeronautic, marine and land transportation service.
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City Smoke Ordinances and Smoke Abatement

City Smoke Ordinances and Smoke Abatement

Date: 1912
Creator: Flagg, Samuel B.
Description: From Introduction: "In connection with the fuel investigations conducted by the Bureau of Mines much information has been accumulated as to the smoke abatement activities in various cities. The essential features of the information are presented in this report, which, it is believed, will be of public interest and benefit, especially to those communities that are just beginning organized effort to abate unnecessary smoke."
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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States and Foreign Countries

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States and Foreign Countries

Date: 1913
Creator: Horton, Frederick W.
Description: From Introduction: "The lack of comparable and accurate statistics of coal-mine accidents in the united States as a whole led the Bureau of Mines in 1911 to undertake the collection of such data. The mining departments of the leading foreign coal-producing countries have long taken cognizance of the importance of statistics. The bureau feels that in presenting the tables embodied in this report it is offering the and comparable statistics of coal-min accidents for the country as a whole that have ever been published."
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Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1870-1914: with Statistics of Coal Production, Labor, and Mining Methods, by States and Calendar Years

Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1870-1914: with Statistics of Coal Production, Labor, and Mining Methods, by States and Calendar Years

Date: 1916
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States along with notes and data about the number and causes of the fatalities. The statistics are organized according to the calendar year and divided by location to improve analysis.
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Coals Available for the Manufacture of Illuminating Gas

Coals Available for the Manufacture of Illuminating Gas

Date: 1911
Creator: White, A. H. & Barker, Perry
Description: From Introduction General Statement: "The investigations were so directed as to permit the testing of coals from different parts of the united States. The results show that certain coals from which good yields of gas had been expected can not be considered as available for illuminating-gas manufacture, whereas other coals give promise and should investigated further. The data contained in this report are the outcome of the cooperative work at the laboratory mentioned during parts of the years 1908 and 1909."
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The Coke Industry of the United States as Related to the Foundry

The Coke Industry of the United States as Related to the Foundry

Date: 1910
Creator: Moldenke, Richard
Description: From Introduction: "The present bulletin, published by the Bureau of Mines because of the analyzing and testing of fuels have been transferred from the Geographical Survey to the Bureau of Mines, briefly reviews the status of the coke industry, some features of practice in the use of coke in the foundry, the probable happenings of a cupola heat, and the reasons for modifying charging practice so that a particular coke can be used to best advantage."
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Coking of Illinois Coals

Coking of Illinois Coals

Date: 1917
Creator: Ovitz, F. K.
Description: From Scope of Report: "The first part of this report outlines the present factors in the problem of coking Illinois coals and points out the future prospects. The second part of this report deals with the character of Illinois coals, their nature, physical properties, and chemical composition. The last part describes the tests made and gives detailed results."
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Combustion of Coal and Design of Furnaces

Combustion of Coal and Design of Furnaces

Date: 1917
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry; Augustine, C. E. & Ovitz, F. K.
Description: From Purpose and scope of Investigations: "The combustion investigations of bureau are carried on in two parts. One part is the study of the process of combustion in the fuel bed as affected by the rate of supplying air through the fuel bed, by the character of the fuel as regards structure and composition, by the thickness of fuel bed, by the method of feeding the coal and the air and by the method of heating the coal. The second part of the investigation is the study of the process of combustion of the gases and other combustible rising from the fuel bed in the combustion space, after a sufficient quantity of air has been added. The results of the study are given in this report."
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Commercial Deductions from Comparisons of Gasoline and Alcohol Tests on Internal-Combustion Engines

Commercial Deductions from Comparisons of Gasoline and Alcohol Tests on Internal-Combustion Engines

Date: 1911
Creator: Strong, Robert M.
Description: From Introduction: "The following report is a summary of the commercial results which were obtained from 2,000 tests conducted by technologic branch of the United States Geological Survey at St. Louis, Mo., and Norfolk, Va., in 1907 and 1908, under the technical supervision of R.H. Fernald, engineer in charge of the producer-gas section."
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The Commercial Trend of the Producer-Gas Power Plant in the United States

The Commercial Trend of the Producer-Gas Power Plant in the United States

Date: 1913
Creator: Fernald, R. H.
Description: From Introduction: "In investigating general problems that relate to the fuel resources of this country, and in testing fuels belonging to or for the use of the Government, the Bureau of Mines has given considerable attention to the efficiency and economic value of producer-gas power plants. This feeling of commercial decadence has become so general that the facts gleaned from an inspection of the summaries and charts presented in this bulletin will undoubtedly surprise those who have regarded the immediate downfall of the producer as inevitable."
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