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Applied Methods and Equipment for Reducing Evaporation Losses of Petroleum and Gasoline

Description: From Scope of Report: "The subject matter in this bulletin is divided as follows: Theory of evaporation; methods of determining evaporation losses; lease operation; transportation and storage of crude petroleum; and evaporation losses of gasoline at the refineries."
Date: 1934
Creator: Schmidt, Ludwig
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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1932

Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
Date: 1934
Creator: Adams, W. W. & Geyer, L. E.
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Coal-Mine Explosions in West Virginia: 1883-1933

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing explosions in coal mines that occurred in West Virginia between 1883 and 1933. The number of fatalities, and safety prevention methods are presented. This report includes tables.
Date: September 1934
Creator: Forbes, J. J. & Owings, C. W.
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Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 2. High-Temperature Specific-Heat Equations for Inorganic Substances

Description: From introduction: "The present work reviews the available high-temperature thermal data on inorganic compounds and gives representative specific-heat equations valid at high temperatures for use in thermodynamic calculations."
Date: 1934
Creator: Kelley, K. K.
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Engineering Studies and Results of Acid Treatment of Wells, Zwolle Oil Field, Sabine Parish, Louisiana

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the studies done on the Zwolle oil field wells. History of the oil field, and the results of acid treatment to the wells are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: October 1934
Creator: Heithecker, R. E.
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Manganese: Its Occurrence, Milling, and Metallurgy; Part 1

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the "occurrence, milling, and metallurgy of manganese in the United States" (p. 1). Different properties and compounds of manganese are also discussed. This report includes a map, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1934
Creator: Dean, Reginald S.; DeVaney, Fred D. & Coghill, Will H.
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Mechanical Equipment Used in the Drilling and Production of Oils and Gas Wells in the Oklahoma City Field

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the mechanical equipment used in oil and gas wells of the Oklahoma City field. As stated in the introduction, "this paper presents the results of a study devoted chiefly to new equipment that has been developed to meet the requirements of drilling and producing operations in the Oklahoma City field and that has been accepted by drilling contractors and operators" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1934
Creator: Wade, Gustav
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The Occurrence of Gases in Coals

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.
Date: June 1934
Creator: Selden, R. F.
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Permissible Coal-Cutting Equipment Approved Prior to July 1, 1932

Description: From Schedules, Approvals, and Approval Plates: " This schedule has been revised from time to time to conform with information gained from testing a large variety of equipment and to bring the requirements in line with new developments in the art. As the approval plate on a machine evidences compliance with the safety requirements established by the Bureau the user, in fairness to the Bureau and the manufacturer, should not operate such a machine if it has been changed from the design approved without authority or if it has become unsafe through neglect or accident. The machine should be in proper condition, or the approval plate should be removed and destroyed."
Date: 1934
Creator: Ilsley, L. C.; Brunot, H. B. & Freeman, H. B.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1932

Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
Date: 1934
Creator: Adams, William W.
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Sampling and Estimation of Ore Deposits

Description: Report discussing methods of sampling and estimation of ore deposits employed at a large number of mines and under a wide range of conditions in connection with the exploration and mining of ore deposits. Does not include methods employed in ore-dressing and metallurgical plants.
Date: 1934
Creator: Jackson, Charles F. & Knaebel, John B.
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Tabulated Analyses of Texas Crude Oils

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering the crude oils from different regions of Texas. Analysis of the properties of each oil sample from the different regions of the state are presented. This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: December 1934
Creator: Wade, Gustav
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