Fire Tests of Building Columns

Fire Tests of Building Columns

Date: April 21, 1921
Creator: Ingberg, S. H.; Griffin, H. K.; Robinson, W. C. & Wilson, R. E.
Description: 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.
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Tests of Large Columns with H-Shaped Sections

Tests of Large Columns with H-Shaped Sections

Date: June 11, 1926
Creator: Tuckerman, L. B. & Stang, A. H.
Description: 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.
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A New Determination of the Ratio of the Electromagnetic to the Electrostatic Unit of Electricity [Part 1]

A New Determination of the Ratio of the Electromagnetic to the Electrostatic Unit of Electricity [Part 1]

Date: 1907
Creator: Rosa, Edward B. & Dorsey, N. E.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over new determinations made in regard to units of electricity. Methods and equipment used are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. Part 1 includes sections I through VI.
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Endurance Tests of Tires

Endurance Tests of Tires

Date: May 25, 1926
Creator: Holt, W. L. & Workeley, P. L.
Description: 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.
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Cooperative Measurements of Radio Fading in 1925

Cooperative Measurements of Radio Fading in 1925

Date: August 17, 1927
Creator: Dellinger, J. H.; Jolliffe, C. B. & Parkinson, T.
Description: Scientific paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on radio fading. As stated in the abstract, "the series of measurements on fading were devoted to studies of fading effects during the sunset period, effects during the solar eclipse of January 24, the fading variations throughout a 24-hour day, and the effects of high transmitting power on fading" (p. 419). This paper includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Measurements on the Thermal Expansion of Fused Silica

Measurements on the Thermal Expansion of Fused Silica

Date: April 13, 1926
Creator: Souder, Wilmer H. & Hidnert, Peter
Description: Scientific paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over thermal expansion of fused silica. As stated in the abstract, "this paper gives the results of an investigation on the thermal expansion of transparent and nontransparent fused silica for various temperature ranges between -125 and +1,000 degrees Celsius. A detailed description of the apparatus and the methods used in this research and a summary of available data obtained by previous observers on the thermal expansion of fused silica are given" (p. 1). This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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The Electrical Conductivity of Commercial Copper

The Electrical Conductivity of Commercial Copper

Date: 1911
Creator: Wolff, F. A. & Dellinger, J. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over the conductivity of copper. Samples of commercial copper were studied, and the results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Coupled Circuits in Which the Secondary has Distributed Inductance and Capacity

Coupled Circuits in Which the Secondary has Distributed Inductance and Capacity

Date: 1911
Creator: Cohen, Louis
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on coupled circuits. Emphasis was placed on the secondary circuit and its inductance and capacity. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes illustrations.
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A New Form of Standard Resistance

A New Form of Standard Resistance

Date: October 1, 1908
Creator: Rosa, Edward B.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over new developments of electrical resistivity in manganin wire coils. The results of the developments are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Specific Heat of Copper in the Interval 0⁰ to 50⁰ Celsius with a Note on Vacuum-Jacketed Calorimeters

Specific Heat of Copper in the Interval 0⁰ to 50⁰ Celsius with a Note on Vacuum-Jacketed Calorimeters

Date: 1915
Creator: Harper, D. R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies on the specific heat of copper. The methods and equipment used for the studies are discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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