Aviation Gasoline and its Component Hydrocarbons: Wartime Research (1940-45)

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From Scope and Plan: "As the table of contents indicates, the present report summarizes the important data obtained from the research on aviation gasoline during the period 1940-45, exclusive of the data on jet-propulsion fuels. The report is divided into an introduction giving the historical background for the work, two chapters, and an appendix. The first chapter presents the data in a series of 15 tables carefully cross-indexed and supplemented by 19 charts showing the composition of as many straight-run naphthas. The second chapter discusses in general the equipment, procedures, and methods used in the experimental work and is supplemented ... continued below

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106 p. : ill.

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Smith, H. M.; Kraemer, A. J. & Thorne, H. M. 1951.

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  • Main Title: Aviation Gasoline and its Component Hydrocarbons: Wartime Research (1940-45)
  • Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
  • Added Title: United States Bureau of Mines Bulletin 497

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From Scope and Plan: "As the table of contents indicates, the present report summarizes the important data obtained from the research on aviation gasoline during the period 1940-45, exclusive of the data on jet-propulsion fuels. The report is divided into an introduction giving the historical background for the work, two chapters, and an appendix. The first chapter presents the data in a series of 15 tables carefully cross-indexed and supplemented by 19 charts showing the composition of as many straight-run naphthas. The second chapter discusses in general the equipment, procedures, and methods used in the experimental work and is supplemented by illustrations when necessary."

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106 p. : ill.

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  • 1951

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  • 1940 - 1945

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Smith, H. M.; Kraemer, A. J. & Thorne, H. M. Aviation Gasoline and its Component Hydrocarbons: Wartime Research (1940-45), report, 1951; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12656/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.