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Amplitude-Probability Distributions for Atmospheric Radio Noise
Report providing detail measurements and percentages in charts, using three statistical parameters, for amplitude-probability distributions of atmospheric radio noise.
Methods for the Dynamic Calibration of Pressure Transducers
From Introduction Statement of Objectives: "The purpose of this publication is to provide assistance to the practicing engineer who is faced with the problem of making dynamic measurements of rapidly changing pressures."
Creep and Drying Shrinkage of Lightweight and Normal-Weight Concretes
From Scope of Investigation: "The work reported here is part of a continuing program concerning the long-term volume changes in concretes made from lightweight and normal-weight aggregates. The creep, drying-shrinkage, and strength data presented are for concretes made with 24 expanded shale lightweight aggregates and 5 natural, normal-weight aggregates. These aggregates were from widely separated geographical locations and were to be representative samples of aggregates being used in the production of structural concretes."
Determination of Total X-Ray Beam Energy With a Calibrated Ionization Chamber
From Abstract: "This report describes the use of an air-filled aluminum-alloy ionization chamber to determine the energy transported by a bremsstrahlung beam with maximum photon energy in the range 6 to 170 Mev. This report can be used to construct a replica chamber to determine its absolute calibration between 6 and 170 Mev under a variety of experimental conditions."
Development of High-Temperature Strain Gages
From Introduction: "An improved high-temperature gage was needed, and in an attempt to fill this need an investigation was initiated in February 1954 in the Enameled Metals Laboratory at the National Bureau of Standards. The present Monograph constitutes a final summary on this program."
Corrosion of Steel Pilings in Soils
From Introduction: "In this paper are presented the results obtained to date from the inspections of steel pilings. The investigation will be continued by additional inspections of pilings in other parts if the country in order to cover a wider range of soil environments."
Effects of Thermal Shrinkage on Built-up Roofing
From Introduction: "The object of this research was to identify and study some of the factors involved in premature failures and to relate the pertinent factors to roof performance."
Calibration Procedures for Direct-Current Resistance Apparatus
From Object and Scope of This Paper: "This paper describes the apparatus and procedures used at the National Bureau of Standards for the measurement of d-c resistance when an accuracy of a few parts in a million is required. The object will be to explain procedures in detail and as simply as possible, with a minimum reference to theory."
Basic Magnetic Quantities and the Measurement of the Magnetic Properties of Materials
From Introduction: "The work of the Magnetic Measurements Section of the National Bureau of Standards includes (1) testing of specifically prepared test specimens intended for use as standards for checking magnetic testing apparatus (2) investigation and development of magnetic testing apparatus (3) calibration of mutual inductors, test coils, and instruments for measuring magnetic fields, and (4) investigations in the field of magnetics such as studies of phenomena associated with nuclear magnetic resonance or the selection and testing of materials suitable to be used as standards of magnetic susceptibility."
Mechanical Behavior of Crystalline Solids: Proceedings of a Symposium, April 28-29, 1962
From Introduction: "These first three chapters from a background of introduction and general ideas about dislocations. The next two chapters are concerned specifically with properties of ceramic materials, with emphasis on single crystals."
The Solar Spectrum 2935 Å to 8770 Å : Second Revision of Rowland's Preliminary Table of Solar Spectrum Wavelengths
From Abstract: "An introductory text gives a detailed description of each column of the solar ledger. Tables include counts of lines of each spectrum recorded in the identification column, leading lines in the first and second spectra, and summaries of molecules and elements present in the sun. About 73 percent of the lines are wholly or partially identified. Sixty-three elements are recorded as present."
Line Parameters and Computed Spectra for Water Vapor Bands at 2.7 mu
From Foreword: "This Monograph is one of a series intended to provide fundamental information required for the estimation and interpretation of atmospheric transmittance at infrared frequencies. Part I of this Monograph presents the fundamental properties of the 2.7m water vapor band in terms of line absorptions and the integrated transmittance at any frequency for infinite resolution. Part II presents examples of the "degraded" transmittance for finite resolution, as a function of the spectral slit width, concentration, and pressure with which direct observations may be compared."
Microwave Spectral Tables: Volume 3. Polyatomic Molecules With Internal Rotation
From Introduction: "This volume contains data on the microwave spectra of 94 polyatomic molecules capable of exhibiting internal rotation, based upon a search of the literature up to July, 1962, but including some information of later dates."
Corrosion Rates On Underground Steel Test Piles at Turcot Yard, Montreal, Canada - Part 1
From Abstract: "This paper describes the determination of corrosion rates based on the polarization measurements made up to the time of the removal of the first group of piles in 1969."
Effect of Exposure Site on Weather Resistance of Porcelain Enamels Exposed for Three Years
From Introduction: "The present report describes the condition of all of the porcelain enamels after exposure for 3 yr."
Ideal Gas Thermodynamic Functions and Isotope Exchange Functions for the Diatomic Hydrides, Deuterides, and Tritides
From Abstract: "This Monograph contains a consistent set of tables of thermodynamic properties of a large number of diatomic hydrides, deuterides, and tritides, for the ideal gas state at one atmosphere pressure. In addition to the thermodynamic properties of the molecular gases, the tables also include thermodynamic properties for chemical reactions involving the isotopic exchange of hydrogen."
CRPL Exponential Reference Atmosphere
From Introduction: "In this monograph, the background of the exponential reference atmosphere will be outlined and a set of radio ray tracings presented. These ray may be used for the solution of many problems involving refraction by means of the exponential reference atmosphere."
Experimental Transition Probabilities for Spectral Lines of Seventy Elements: Derived from the NBS Tables of Spectral-line Intensities
From introduction: "The goal of the work was to provide lists of the principal lines of the elements generally observed under ordinary conditions in arc spectra, together with their relative intensities on a true scale of relative energy."
Microwave Spectral Tables: Volume 5. Spectral Line Listing
From Abstract: "This volume is a listing of the spectral lines reported in Volume I, III, and IV of the Microwave Spectral Tables. These lines are listed according to ascending magnitude of frequency and should provide a steady reference."
Microwave Spectral Tables: Volume 4. Polyatomic Molecules Without Internal Rotation
From Introduction: "This volume contains data on the microwave spectra of 166 polyatomic molecules incapable of exhibiting internal rotation."
Stabilization of Free Radicals at Low Temperatures: Summary of the NBS Program
From Forward: "Although the first paper in this volume describes the general aspects of the technical management of the program, it is important to emphasize that much of success and productivity of this program stemmed from the sympathetic understanding of its basic viewpoint by both the Department of Defense and the National Bureau of Standards."
Tables of Spectral-Line Intensities: Part 1, Arranged by Elements
Abstract: "These data are presented by element in part I, and all 39,000 observed lines are given in order of wavelength in Part II." From Introduction: "In the beginning, most intensity data were reported on an arbitrary scale of 10 steps, weak lines being assigned an intensity of 1, and the strongest line intensity 10."
Bibliography and Index on Vacuum and Low Pressure Measurement
From Introduction: "This paper consists essentially of a) a bibliography, b) an author index, and c) an index of the subject matter of the bibliography. While the primary objective is to focus on vacuum measurement, it was believed essential to include in the bibliography articles on vacuum technology in some measure accessory or essential to vacuum measurement. For maximum usefulness, an index of the subject matter of the references has been prepared. The abstract publications listed in the previous paragraph have been freely drawn upon in preparing the bibliography."
Technology of Liquid Helium
From Abstract: "This treatise is a source document containing information on helium resources, production, conservation, thermodynamic properties, liquefaction and refrigeration techniques, transportation and storage of liquid and safety requirements. It also contains a discussion of uses for liquid and cold gas in cryoelectronics, superconductivity, bubble chambers, cryopumping and missile and space systems."
Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns: Section 3. Data for 51 Substances
From Introduction: "This compilation is the thirteenth of a series of "Standard X-ray Diffraction Patterns." This compilation is the third section of new series Monograph 25. Included are patterns recommended to replace data on 26 cards now present in the File. The other patterns are for 30 compounds not included in the File."
Research and Development in the Computer and Information Sciences: [Part] 1. Information Acquistion, Sensing, and Input: A Selective Literature Review
From Introduction: "This report is the first of a series intended to provide a selective overview of research and development efforts and requirements in the somewhat overlapping fields of the computer and information sciences and technologies. The projected series of reports will attempt to outline the probable range of R & D activities in the computer and information sciences and technologies through selective reviews of the literature and to develop a reasonable consensus with respect to the opinions of workers in these and potentially related fields as to areas of continuing R & D concern for research program planning or review in these areas."
Research and Development in the Computer and Information Sciences: [Part] 2. Processing, Storage, and Output Requirements in Information Processing Systems: A Selective Literature Review
From Introduction: "This is the second in a series of reports concerned with research and development requirements and areas of continuing concern in the computer and information sciences and technologies."
Research and Development in the Computer and Information Sciences: [Part] 3. Overall System Design Considerations: A Selective Literature Review
From Introduction: "This is the third in a planned series of reports involving selective literature reviews of research and development requirements and areas of continuing R & D concern in the computer and information sciences and technologies."
Table of wavenumbers: Volume 1, 2000 A to 7000 A
From Extension of Tables: "Because of its range and size, this table of wavenumbers is in two volumes, Volume I presenting wavenumbers for all wavelengths between 2000 and 7000 A, and Volume II giving wave-numbers for all wavelengths from 7000 A to 10000000 A=1 mm. In some cases Volume I may suffice for ionic spectra, and in others Volume II may be adequate for molecular spectra, but in general both volumes will needed to cover the entire range of spectral wavelengths measured in standard air."
Bibliography and Index on Vacuum and Low Pressure Measurement, January 1960 to December 1965
From Abstract: "The bibliography, a supplement to NBS Monograph 35, of the same title, covers the years 1960 to 1965, inclusive, and include 109 references for prior years not listed in Monograph 35. It contains 1787 references, 38 of which are to books. The references, besides those directly concerned with pressure measurement, include those on vacuum technology which may bear on the technique of vacuum measurement, such as on adsorption and desorption, diffusion of gases into solids, gas conductance and hardware such as pumps, seals and traps."
Thermal Conductivity of Solids At Room Temperature and Below: A Review and Compilation of the Literature
From Abstract: "An extensive compilation is given of the measured values of thermal conductivity for nearly all solid materials from room temperature down to 0.02 kelvin. Experimental methods and physical phenomena are discussed in the text and coded in the tables for references for which curves are shown."
Tables of Chemical Kinetics : Homogeneous Reactions (Supplementary Tables)
From Preface: "A brief description of the method used in compiling these tables and the limitation of coverage are given in the preface to Supplement 1 of the NBS Circular 510. The present volume contains information pertaining to substitution, exchange, and elimination reaction types and extends the material on these types found in NBS Monograph 34, Volume 1. The date on each page gives the year and month to which the literature had been surveyed."
BOLOVAC Systems for Measuring Electrical Quantities From 0.5 MHz Through Microwaves
From Introduction: "This paper describes in some detail how Bolovac works, when its structural components are, what are the methods and steps of the procedure in its various major applications, and reasons for its advantages. The emphasis is on applications. Present status at the National Bureau of Standards relating to fabricating the most important component of the Bolovac-the bolometric disk-is briefly pointed out."
Thermodynamic and Related Properties of Parahydrogen From the Triple Point to 100 K at Pressures to 340 Atmospheres
From Introduction: "In the present report, therefore, polynomials representing isotherms and isochores are combined with numerical methods of computation for the purpose of improving accuracy, in particular for the derivatives of the P-p-T surface."
Tables of Chemical Kinetics : Homogeneous Reactions (Supplementary Tables)
From Preface: "A brief description of the method used in compiling these tables and the limitation of coverage is given in the preface to Supplement 1. A description of the numbering system used is classifying reactions for the tables is given in Supplement 2. The present supplement contains information pertaining to Substitution, Exchange and Elimination reaction types. It is not complete as still more material falling groups is being prepared."
Tables of Einstein Functions: Vibrational Contributions to the Thermodynamic Functions
From Introduction: "The recent acceptance by physicists and chemists of new values for the fundamental constants and the continued demand for expanded and convenient tables prompted the recomputation and preparation of this volume. The authors have tried to incorporate this work a number of the more desirable features of the above-cited works, particularly with respect to their use in calculations involving: Thermodynamic properties of gases; specific heats, electrical and thermal conductivity of solids; and molecular structure and spectroscopy of diatomic and polyatomic molecules. It is the hope of the authors that formal character of this publication will insure a more adequate notice and dissemination than was accorded the earlier works, thereaby reducing the probability of still further duplication of effort."
Tables of Electron Radial Functions and Tangents of Phase Shifts for Light Nuclei (Z=1 through 10)
From Introduction: "This Monograph, supplemented by ORNL-3207 [9], should eliminate completely the need for use of approximate formulas (e.g. those of Kotani and Ross [10]). The formulation of the problem has been summarized in sec. II. This is followed in sec. III by a discussion of the methods used in numerical calculations. Sec. IV contains a detailed explanation to facilitate the use of present tables."
NBS Papers on Underground Corrosion of Steel Piling, 1962-1971
From Introduction: "In this paper are presented the results obtained to date from the inspections of steel pilings. The investigation will be continued by additional inspections of pilings in other parts of the country in order to cover a winder range of soil environments."
Microwave Spectral Tables: [Volume 1.] Diatomic Molecules
From Abstract: "For about 1500 spectral lines of diatomic molecules observed by coherent radiation techniques, measured frequencies, assigned quantum numbers, and newly computed intensities are given."
Mechanical Properties of Structural Materials at Low Temperatures: A Compilation From the Literature
From Introduction: "The data are presented with the idea that an engineer who is making initial calculations on equipment for operation at cryogenic temperatures is more interested in obtaining quickly a definite figure that he in evaluating the experimental data given in several detailed reports on the same material. The graphs and tables presented here, consequently, represent an attempt by the authors to perform evaluation of data which have appeared in the literature and to present the design engineer with the result."
Microwave Spectral Tables: [Volume 2.] Line Strengths of Asymmetric Rotors
From Abstract: "Procedures for interpolation as a function of k and extrapolation to larger J values are discussed."
Analysis of Coaxial Two-Terminal Conical Capacitor
From Abstract: "The electric field is plotted and its construction steps for axial symmetry are given."
The Divergent Beam (Kossel) X-Ray Method and Its Uses in Measuring Strain Contours in an Individual Grain of Fe-3 Weight Percent Si Transformer Sheet
From Abstract: "The results showed that a variable strain distribution existed in the alloy sheet at the time it was ready for insertion into a transformer core. Small applied comprehensive and tensile loads tended to rearrange this variable strain distribution but not appreciably alter the total stored elastic energy."
Ionospheric Radio Propagation
From Preface: "The purpose of this book is to replace, in part, a previous publication of the National Bureau of Standards (Circular 462) with the same title. The scope of the present work has therefore been broadened to include aspects of ionospheric radio propagation which were not treated in earlier publication."
Space Groups and Lattice Complexes
From Abstract: "The lattice complex is to the space group what the site is to the point group - an assemblage of symmetry-related equivalent points. The Tables list site sets and lattice complexes in standard and alternate representation. The higher the symmetry of the crystal structures is, the more useful the lattice-complex approach should be on the road to the ultimate goal their classification."
Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns: Section 10. Data for 84 Substances
From Introduction: "This report presents information for 84 compounds (47 experimental and 37 calculated patterns), and is the twentieth of the series of "Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns."
Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns: Section 8. Data for 81 Substances
From Introduction: "This report presents information for 81 compounds (53 experimental and 28 calculated patterns), and is the eighteenth of the series of "Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns."
Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns: Section 12. Data for 57 Substances
From Introduction: "This report presents information for 57 compounds (25 experimental and 32 calculated patterns), and is the two-second of the series of "Standard x-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns."
Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns: Section 14. Data for 68 substances
From Introduction: "This report presents information for 68 compounds (27 experimental and 41 calculated patterns), and is the twenty-fourth of the series of "Standard x-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns."
Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns: Section 13. Data for 58 substances
From Introduction: "This report presents information for 58 compounds (31 experimental and 27 calculated patterns), and is the twenty-third of the series of "Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns."