A Convenient Multiple-Unit Calorimeter Installation

A Convenient Multiple-Unit Calorimeter Installation

Date: 1918
Creator: Davis, J. D.
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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The Smoke Problem at Boiler Plants, A Preliminary Report

The Smoke Problem at Boiler Plants, A Preliminary Report

Date: 1912
Creator: Randall, D. T.
Description: Report concerning the rise in the usage of coal and the growing pollution of coal smoke. Includes the ordinances of several cities that arose to combat this pollution.
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The Utilization of Fuel in Locomotive Practice

The Utilization of Fuel in Locomotive Practice

Date: 1911
Creator: Goss, W. F. M.
Description: Report that investigates the possibility of conserving coal despite its extensive use in railroad locomotives across the United States. Includes an experiment using different grades of coal in an approximation of a locomotive, as well as data regarding fuel utilization and loss.
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The Significance of Drafts in Steam-Boiler Practice

The Significance of Drafts in Steam-Boiler Practice

Date: 1911
Creator: Ray, Walter T.
Description: Report containing experiments that illustrate the possibility of increasing steam power by increasing the amount of air passing through coal fuel beds and boilers in steam engines.
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The Direct Use of Coal

The Direct Use of Coal

Date: April 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "examines the complete coal system, from extraction to combustion, including the key steps and institutions that policy can influence" (p. iii).
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The Occurrence of Gases in Coals

The Occurrence of Gases in Coals

Date: June 1934
Creator: Selden, R. F.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the different types of gases that are present in coal. Theories behind why these gases occur in coal are presented. This report includes tables and graphs.
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Coal Carbonization: Carbonizing Properties of Medium-Volatile Coals of Different Types

Coal Carbonization: Carbonizing Properties of Medium-Volatile Coals of Different Types

Date: April 1944
Creator: Reynolds, D. A.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the characteristics of different coal varieties after carbonization. The properties of these different coals are presented. This report includes tables, and photographs.
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Coal handling : repairs and utilities

Coal handling : repairs and utilities

Date: April 1947
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: "This Technical Manual describes uniform methods of coal handling for Army posts, camps, and stations. Methods are presented to insure efficient and economical operation, based on accepted commercial practices adapted to meet requirements of Army installations."
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Low-Temperature Carbonization of Coal

Low-Temperature Carbonization of Coal

Date: 1926
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl
Description: 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.
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Annual Report of Research and Technologic Work on Coal: Fiscal Year 1941

Annual Report of Research and Technologic Work on Coal: Fiscal Year 1941

Date: November 1941
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the annual report over the research and technology of coal during 1941. As stated in the foreword, "these investigations increase our fund of exact knowledge on the properties and composition of American coals and lead to better methods in mining, preparing, storing, and utilizing coal" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
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