Tentative Provisions for the Development of Seismic Regulations for Buildings: A Cooperative Effort with the Design Professions, Building Code Interests, and the Research Community

Tentative Provisions for the Development of Seismic Regulations for Buildings: A Cooperative Effort with the Design Professions, Building Code Interests, and the Research Community

Date: June 1978
Creator: Applied Technology Council
Description: Report issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards discussing building codes and standards in earthquake-prone areas. As stated in the introduction, "the basic purpose of this project is to present, in one comprehensive document, current state-of-knowledge in the fields of engineering seismology and engineering practice as it pertains to seismic design and construction of buildings" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Consumer Protection in Texas

Consumer Protection in Texas

Date: May 1965
Creator: Mangum, James N.
Description: In the study, as a whole, the purpose is to present the major laws for consumer protection in Texas in the existing economy and determine the extent to which they meet consumer protection standards and where they fail to meet such standards.
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Drug Bioequivalence

Drug Bioequivalence

Date: July 1947
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Drug Bioequivalence Study Panel.
Description: Report of the findings from a panel of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) regarding drug bioequivalence therapies. According to the report, the purpose of the Drug Bioequivalence Study Panel "was to examine the relationships between the chemical and therapeutic equivalence of drug products and to assess the capability of current technology -- short of therapeutic trials in man -- to determine whether drug products with the same physical and chemical composition produce comparable therapeutic effects" (p. 5).
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A Survey of Custodial Service in Selected Schools of the Panhandle of Texas

A Survey of Custodial Service in Selected Schools of the Panhandle of Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Morris, John T.
Description: This thesis explored custodial services in public schools throughout the Texas Panhandle in order to compile averages and establish the need for improved working conditions and compensation.
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An Evaluation of the Mineral Wells High School, Mineral Wells. Texas

An Evaluation of the Mineral Wells High School, Mineral Wells. Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Hendley, Ben P.
Description: This thesis offers an evaluation of the Mineral Wells, Texas high school. Fifteen hundred points associated with curriculum and school operation were evaluated to draw presented conclusions.
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An Evaluation of the Bowie Secondary School Bowie, Texas

An Evaluation of the Bowie Secondary School Bowie, Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Johnson, C. D.
Description: This thesis presents findings of an examination conducted on the Bowie, Texas secondary school to discover the characteristics of the school.
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An Evaluation of Zavala Elementary School, Austin, Texas

An Evaluation of Zavala Elementary School, Austin, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Lamb, W. Edwin
Description: This study is an evaluatioon of Zavala Elementary School in Austin, Texas in order to determine administration strengths and weaknesses.
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An Analysis of the Adequacy of the Health Program in Certain Texas High Schools

An Analysis of the Adequacy of the Health Program in Certain Texas High Schools

Date: June 1939
Creator: Heizer, Richmond P.
Description: This thesis examines the state of Texas high school health programs using federal standards first established seven years previously.
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A Critical Analysis of the Secondary Education Program at Whitewright, Texas

A Critical Analysis of the Secondary Education Program at Whitewright, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Jernigan, James C.
Description: This thesis examines efficiency levels of the secondary school in Whitewright, Texas in order to determine the need for change in curriculum or focus.
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The Role of Standard Reference Materials in Measurement Systems

The Role of Standard Reference Materials in Measurement Systems

Date: January 1975
Creator: Cali, J. P.
Description: Report is a guide to Standard Reference Materials (SRM's) and should be useful to all users of SRM's particularly those in countries developing national measurement systems. It is not intended to be an exhaustive description of the NBS-SRM program, but rather a review of the role SRM's play in the measurement system, how SRM's are certified, and what the certification means. To illustrate the use of SRM's, several selected industries are described in which SRM's have made significant contributions.
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