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 Serial/Series Title: Technical paper (United States. Bureau of Mines)
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/
Salvage of Material in the Oil Industry
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the salvage of necessary equipment for the oil industry. The types of materials that can be salvaged are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66458/
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/
Underground Wastes in Oil and Gas Fields and Methods of Prevention
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the underground wastes of oil and gas in drilling fields. As stated in the introduction, "the writers have endeavored to establish the manner and importance of underground waste by citing a few cases and to show the means whereby it can be prevented" (p. 5). This paper includes illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66456/
Safe Mechanical Equipment for Use in Shaft Sinking
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over shaft sinking safety. Safe mechanical equipment and procedures are discussed. This paper includes illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66480/
Utilization of Manganiferous Iron Ores
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the use of manganese with iron ore. Different uses of the ore are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66422/
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/
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/
Washing Characteristics of the Pittsburgh Coal in a High-Sulfur Area in Greene County, Pennsylvania
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over characteristics of Pittsburgh-seam coal in Greene County, Pennsylvania. The characteristics and locations of the coal are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66468/
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/
Notes on the Use of Low-Grade Fuel in Europe
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of low-grade fuel use in Europe. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66448/
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/
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/
Tests of a Powdered-Coal Plant: A Report of Investigations at the Power Plant of the St. Joseph Lead Co., Rivermines, Missouri
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over tests conducted at the powdered-coal plant in Rivermines, Missouri. The results of boiler tests, dryer tests, and mill tests are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66386/
Results of Electrical Resistivity and Electrical Induction Measurements at Abana Mine, Quebec, Canada: Explanation of Some Factors Associated with Induction Method
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on electrical resistivity at the Abana Mine in Quebec. The methods used, and results of the studies are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66462/
Underground Latrines for Mines
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the introduction of underground latrines in mines to increase sanitary conditions. The improvements made by underground latrines are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66460/
Waste of Oil and Gas in the Mid-Continent Fields
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of waste in oil and gas fields in the mid-continent area. As stated in the introduction, this report "describes the general amounts and kinds of waste, and attempts to show the importance of conserving these natural resources" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66424/
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/
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/
Passage of Solid Particles Through Rotary Cylindrical Kilns
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on rotary kilns. As stated in the introduction, "the object of this study was to determine the factors that influence the rate of progress of crushed materials through a kiln" (p. 1). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66410/
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/
Typical Methods and Devices for Handling Oil-Contaminated Water from Ships and Industrial Plants
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over oil-contaminated water. As stated in the introduction, this paper discusses "the development of suitable apparatus for handling and disposing of oil wastes in order to prevent the pollution of navigable waters" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66414/
Sanitation at Mining Villages in the Birmingham District, Alabama
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over sanitary conditions in Birmingham district mining villages. The sanitation procedures and conditions of various villages are presented. This report includes photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66416/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
Methods of Preventing and Limiting Explosions in Coal Mines
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over safety prevention in coal mines. Preventing mine explosions is emphasized. Methods used in mine safety are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66436/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1919
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over quarry accidents reported during the year of 1919. The results of the accident reports collected are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66445/
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/
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/
Suggestions for Improved Methods of Mining Coal on Indian Lands in Oklahoma
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of Oklahoma coal mines. As stated in the introduction, "this report describes the systems of mining used, points out their defects, and presents suggestions for improved methods, more especially as regards the applicability of different modifications of the panel system to mining coal in Oklahoma" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66389/
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/
Preparation and Uses of Tar and its Simple Crude Derivatives
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of coal tars. As stated in the introduction, "this paper discusses the uses to which some of the various tars are put and shows briefly the usual methods of working up tar into some of its simple or easily prepared derivatives, for which a market can generally be found" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66437/
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/
Quarry Accidents in the United States: During the Calendar Year 1915
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the quarry accidents during the year of 1915 in the U.S. The locations and types of quarry accidents are presented. This paper includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66405/
Physical and Chemical Properties of Gasolines Sold Throughout the United States During the Calendar Year 1915
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the properties of gasoline sold during the year of 1915 in the U.S. The physical and chemical properties of the samples collected are discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66401/
Motor Gasoline Properties, Laboratory Methods of Testing, and Practical Specifications
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on motor gasoline. The methods, properties, and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables and an illustration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66409/
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/
Recent Progress in the Thawing of Frozen Gravel in Placer Mining
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over progress made for thawing gravel in placer mines. Different thawing tests are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66453/
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/
Natural Ventilation of Michigan Copper Mines
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the ventilation of copper mines in Michigan. Natural ventilation of the mines and mining conditions are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66391/
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/
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/
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