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 Country: United States
 Decade: 1970-1979
 Year: 1976
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
America Joins a Metric World

America Joins a Metric World

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Pamphlet issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards discussing the Metric Conversion Act of 1975, the work of the U.S. Metric Board, and how government agencies are facilitating a switch to the metric system.
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Brief History of Measurement Systems: with a Chart of the Modernized Metric System

Brief History of Measurement Systems: with a Chart of the Modernized Metric System

Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Pamphlet issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards providing an overview of the English system of measurement used in the United States and of the metric system. The internal pages of the pamphlet contain a chart labeled "The Modernized Metric System" which includes tables of common conversions and a chart of the seven base units: meter/length, kilogram/mass, second/time, ampere/electric current, kelvin/temperature, mole/amount of substance, and candela/luminous intensity, as well as two supplementary units: radian/plane angle and steradian/solid angle. There is also a graphic representation of yards versus meters in ruler form at the bottom.
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Coal Project: Background Information (Planning and Management)

Coal Project: Background Information (Planning and Management)

Date: July 14, 1976
Creator: Coal Project (U.S.)
Description: From foreword: "This report presents summary information on coal development in the United States, and material on the potential interactions of that development with fish and wildlife resources."
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Coal Project: Five Year Framework (FY 1976 Through FY 1980)

Coal Project: Five Year Framework (FY 1976 Through FY 1980)

Date: July 14, 1976
Creator: Coal Project (U.S.)
Description: This document presents the total scope of the framework for the U.S. Coal Project during fiscal years 1976 through 1980. The project was initiated to provide information for appropriate involvement of the Fish and Wildlife Service in U.S. coal development actions.
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Electrokinetic Consolidation of Slimes in an Underground Mine

Electrokinetic Consolidation of Slimes in an Underground Mine

Date: 1976
Creator: Sprute, R. H. & Kelsh, D. J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over tests conducted on underground mine slimes from a collection sump. Testing methods and results are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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[United States National Bureau of Standards Metric Conversion Card]

[United States National Bureau of Standards Metric Conversion Card]

Date: May 1976
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Conversion card issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards containing conversion information for length, area, mass (weight), volume, and temperature (exact). The front lists "Approximate Conversions to Metric Measures" and includes a continuum of temperatures at the bottom and a centimeter ruler along the right side (to 8 cm.). The back of the card lists "Approximate Conversions from Metric Measures" and includes an inch ruler along the right side (to 3 in.).
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What About Metric?

What About Metric?

Date: October 1976
Creator: Barbrow, Louis E. & Halpin, Suellen
Description: Pamphlet issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards discussing the reasons that the U.S. decided passed the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 and provides tables, illustrations, and formulas for converting between customary units and metric units of measuring weight, length, volume, and temperature. It also includes a discussion of how one might expect to use metric measurements in the marketplace, in the home, and at work.
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