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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Serial/Series Title: Technologic papers of the Bureau of Standards
 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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66508/
Comparison of American, British, and German Standards for Metal Fits
Report issued by the Bureau of Standards discussing the comparison of American, British, and German metal fit standards. The comparisons between national standards of the three countries are presented and described. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66516/
Durability of Stucco and Plaster Construction: Progress Report Containing Results of Investigations up to April, 1916
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over tests conducted on the durability of stucco construction. Construction methods are discussed. The test results are presented and discussed as well. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66503/
Electrolysis and its Mitigation
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on electrolysis. As stated in the introduction, "this investigation has included a study of the physical laws governing electrolytic and self-corrosion in soils, an extended investigation of the effects of electric currents on plain and reinforced concrete, and a study of the work of previous investigators relating to the subject of electrolysis and its prevention" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66500/
Endurance Tests of Tires
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the endurance of tires. 230 tires of 36 different brands were tested during the studies. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66513/
Fire Tests of Building Columns
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on fire resistance on building columns. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this investigation is to ascertain (1) the ultimate resistance against fire, of protected and unprotected columns as used in the interior of buildings; (2) their resistance against impact and sudden cooling from hose streams when in a highly heated condition" (p. 12). This paper includes tables, illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66510/
Measurement and Specification of the Physical Factors Which Determine the Saturation of Certain Tints of Yellow
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the specifications of color. The specifications of the color yellow are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66505/
Radio-Frequency Resistance and Inductance of Coils Used in Broadcast Reception
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over radio-frequency resistance in radio reception. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is to present data on the radio-frequency resistance and inductance of coils within the range of frequencies used in radiotelephone broadcasting" (p. 651). This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66512/
Special Studies in Electrolysis Mitigation: 4. A Preliminary Report on Electrolysis Mitigation in Elyria, Ohio, with Recommendations for Mitigation
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over surveys conducted on the electrical conditions of railway tracks in Elyria, Ohio. The results of the surveys are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66501/
Standard Test Specimens of Zinc Bronze (Cu 88, Sn 10, Zn 2) - Parts 1 and 2: Part 1. - Preparation of Specifications, Part II. - Microstructure
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over tests conducted on the preparation of an alloy. The tests conducted, and their results are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66502/
The Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beams; Results of Tests of 333 Beams (First Series)
Report issued by the Bureau of Standards discussing studies conducted on reinforced concrete beams. The strength and behavior of reinforced beams at different time intervals is presented. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66499/
Temperature Measurements in Bessemer and Open-Hearth Practice
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on different types of furnaces, specifically the Bessemer and the open-hearth furnace. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66504/
Testing of Fire-Clay Brick with Special Reference to their Use in Coal-Fired Boiler Settings
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on fire-clay bricks. The results of the studies are discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66511/
Tests of Large Columns with H-Shaped Sections
Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on h-shaped columns. Physical and chemical tests were conducted on different types of columns. The results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66514/
Toluol Recovery
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over toluol-recovery, known as light oil. The methods used in the toluol-recovery are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66506/
The Ultra-Violet and Visible Transmission of Eye-Protective Glasses
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the development of protective eye wear. The methods and equipment used are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66507/
The Ultra-Violet and Visible Transmission of Various Colored Glasses
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on transmissions of ultra-violet energy through different colored glasses. As stated in the introduction, "in the present paper are given the transmissions for the visible and ultra-violet of a large number of glasses, mostly colored, which are not used primarily for eye protection, but which are useful for various other purposes" (p. 3). This paper includes illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66509/
Use of Sulphite Cellulose Extract as a Tanning Material
Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over chemicals used for tanning leather hides. As stated in the introduction: "an investigation was conducted to determine the suitability of sulfite cellulose extracts, derived from the waste liquors discharged from paper pulp mills, for use in tanning hides for the manufacture of leather" (p. 309). This report includes tables, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66515/