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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

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

Date: 1926
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Description: 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.
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A Carbon Monoxide Recorder and Alarm

A Carbon Monoxide Recorder and Alarm

Date: 1926
Creator: Katz, Sidney H.; Reynolds, D. A.; Frevert, H. W. & Bloomfield, J. J.
Description: 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.
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Change Houses in the Lake Superior Region

Change Houses in the Lake Superior Region

Date: September 1923
Creator: Kindall, Cleve Edwin
Description: 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.
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The Coal Industry of Brazil: Part 1. General Economy, Production, and Marketing

The Coal Industry of Brazil: Part 1. General Economy, Production, and Marketing

Date: 1949
Creator: Good, John E.; Abreu, Alvaro & Fraser, Thomas
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the Brazilian coal industry. Location details and their production levels are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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The Coal Industry of Brazil: Part 2. Technology of Mining and Preparation

The Coal Industry of Brazil: Part 2. Technology of Mining and Preparation

Date: 1951
Creator: Good, John E.; Abreu, Alvaro & Fraser, Thomas
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the coal industry in Brazil. An emphasis is placed on the technological advancements of mining and preparation of coal. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum

Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum

Date: 1941
Creator: Grandone, Peter & Cook, Alton B.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing subsurface samples of petroleum. As stated in the scope of report, "the Bureau of Mines has developed special equipment and procedures for obtaining samples of petroleum under pressure from the bottom of wells and for examining these samples in the laboratory" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph.
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The Constituents of Coal Soluble in Phenol

The Constituents of Coal Soluble in Phenol

Date: 1912
Creator: Frazer, J. C. W. & Hoffman, E. J.
Description: 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.
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Construction and Operation of a Single-Tube Cracking Furnace for Making Gasoline

Construction and Operation of a Single-Tube Cracking Furnace for Making Gasoline

Date: July 1915
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Description: 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.
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A Convenient Multiple-Unit Calorimeter Installation

A Convenient Multiple-Unit Calorimeter Installation

Date: 1918
Creator: Davis, J. D. & Wallace, E. L.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the installation of a multiple-unit calorimeter. Operating instructions, and methods are presented in detail. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Correlation Index to Aid in Interpreting Crude-Oil Analyses

Correlation Index to Aid in Interpreting Crude-Oil Analyses

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Harold M.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the correlation index used for analyses of crude oils. The correlation index is presented and described in detail. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Cost Keeping for Small Metal Mines

Cost Keeping for Small Metal Mines

Date: February 1919
Creator: Pickering, J. C.
Description: 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.
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Crater Wells, Richland Gas Field, Louisiana

Crater Wells, Richland Gas Field, Louisiana

Date: 1932
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn
Description: 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.
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Design of Injectors for Low-Pressure Air Flow

Design of Injectors for Low-Pressure Air Flow

Date: 1945
Creator: McElroy, G. E.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the design of low-pressure injectors. As stated in the scope of paper, "this paper purposes to present and discuss methods of designing injectors for low-pressure air flow according to Professor Week's theory, with special reference to their use in mine and tunnel ventilation" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Development, Mining, and Handling of Ore in Folded and Faulted Areas, Red Iron Mines, Birmingham District, Alabama

Development, Mining, and Handling of Ore in Folded and Faulted Areas, Red Iron Mines, Birmingham District, Alabama

Date: 1927
Creator: Crane, W. R.
Description: 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.
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Differential Thermal Analysis: Its Application to Clays and Other Aluminous Minerals

Differential Thermal Analysis: Its Application to Clays and Other Aluminous Minerals

Date: 1945
Creator: Speil, Sidney; Berkelhamer, Louis H.; Pask, Joseph A. & Davies, Ben
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing thermal analysis of clays and aluminous minerals. As stated in the introduction, "the applications and limitations of this method to the study of various clays, bauxites, and aluminous minerals will be discussed in this paper" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Directions for Sampling Coal for Shipment or Delivery

Directions for Sampling Coal for Shipment or Delivery

Date: June 1917
Creator: Pope, George S.
Description: 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.
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Dust Respirators: Their Construction and Filtering Efficiency

Dust Respirators: Their Construction and Filtering Efficiency

Date: 1926
Creator: Katz, Sidney H.; Smith, G. W. & Meiter, E. G.
Description: 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.
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Efficiencies in the Use of Bituminous Coking Coal as Water-Gas Generator Fuel

Efficiencies in the Use of Bituminous Coking Coal as Water-Gas Generator Fuel

Date: October 1923
Creator: Odell, W. W.
Description: 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.
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Engine Service Tests of Internal-Combustion Engine Lubricating Oils Made from California Crude Petroleum

Engine Service Tests of Internal-Combustion Engine Lubricating Oils Made from California Crude Petroleum

Date: 1926
Creator: Gavin, Martin Joseph & Wade, Gustav
Description: 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.
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Engineering Report of Cotton Valley Field, Webster Parish, Louisiana

Engineering Report of Cotton Valley Field, Webster Parish, Louisiana

Date: 1931
Creator: Ross, J. S.
Description: 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.
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Experiments in the Use of Back Pressures on Oil Wells

Experiments in the Use of Back Pressures on Oil Wells

Date: September 1924
Creator: Swigart, T. E. & Bopp, C. R.
Description: 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.
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Experiments in Underground Communication Through Earth Strata

Experiments in Underground Communication Through Earth Strata

Date: 1928
Creator: Ilsley, L. C.; Freeman, H. B. & Zellers, D. H.
Description: 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.
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Experiments with Furnaces for a Hand-Fired Return Tubular Boiler

Experiments with Furnaces for a Hand-Fired Return Tubular Boiler

Date: July 1914
Creator: Flagg, Samuel B.; Cook, George C. & Woodman, Forrest E.
Description: 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.
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Exploration, Composition, and Washing, Burning and Gas-Producer Tests of a Coal Occurring Near Coaldale, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Exploration, Composition, and Washing, Burning and Gas-Producer Tests of a Coal Occurring Near Coaldale, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Date: 1946
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Schopf, James M.; Yancey, H. F.; Geer, M. R.; Johnson, K. A. et al.
Description: 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.
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