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Sponge-Iron Experiments at Mococo

Description: From Forward: "This bulletin covers one phase of the program of the Metallurgical Division of the Bureau of Mines on the direct production of iron from its ores. Another phase of this program has been covered in Bulletin 391, Microscopic Structure and Concentratability of the Important Iron Ores of the United States, by S. R. B. Cooke. Methods of iron-core concentration will be discussed in future bulletins."
Date: 1936
Creator: Maier, Charles G.
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Static Electricity in Nature and Industry

Description: From Introduction: "In this bulletin "static electricity" is used in its commonly accepted meaning to include the various manifestations that result from the coming together or neutralization of positive and negative charges with have been separated by friction between unlike substances or otherwise. Although the scope of the this report is rather broad, it deals primarily with static electricity as a hazard. Casual and experimental observations recorded herein are thus given for a background and for the purpose of suggesting hazards not yet recognized."
Date: 1939
Creator: Guest, Paul G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Studies of Certain Properties of Oil Shale and Shale Oil

Description: From Scope of Report: "In connection with the study of the oil-shale resources of the United States, the Bureau of Mines has carried on not only extensive laboratory and field investigations but has constructed and operated an experimental shale-oil plant in Colorado. This report is based entirely upon subject matter that appeared in published and unpublished manuscripts of the Bureau of Mines."
Date: 1938
Creator: Guthrie, Boyd
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Study of a Solvent Analytical Separation of Waxes from Petroleum and its Lubricating Fractions

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the wax byproducts of crude petroleum. As stated in the scope of report, "this report discusses the principal methods given in the literature for the quantitative determination of wax in petroleum and its fractions by the use of selective solvents" (p. 3). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1938
Creator: Horne, Joseph W. & Holliman, W. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Study of Oxidation of the Oil in Two Air-and Air-Gas-Repressuring Projects

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the oxidation levels caused from different oil recovery processes. Experiments were conducted to determine the effect of air on crude oil, and the degree of oxidation. This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: January 1937
Creator: Johnson, T. W. & Taylor, Sam S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Study of Refractories Service Conditions in Boiler Furnaces

Description: From Scope of Report: "The findings of the preliminary survey are first briefly presented; these are followed by a general description of the furnaces and fuels investigated. A chapter follows on each of the four conditions of service studied: (1) The temperature and composition of the furnace gases, (2) the velocity of the furnace gases, (3) the temperature of the refractories, and (4) the composition and characteristics of boiler-furnace slags. In each chapter the significance of the condition of service, the factors that govern it, the method of investigation, representative data from the installations, and a comparative summary are given."
Date: 1931
Creator: Sherman, Ralph A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Survey of Crude Oil in Storage, 1936-1937

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over surveys conducted on the crude-oil inventory in the United States. Sampling methods, and survey results are presented. Tables and graphs are included in this report.
Date: September 1938
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tabulated Analyses of Texas Crude Oils

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing analyses of Texas crude oils. As stated in the introduction, "this paper makes available in condensed tabular form under one cover all analyses of Texas crude oils made by the Bureau of Mines to March 1939" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: 1939
Creator: Kraemer, A. J. & Wade, Gustav
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tests of Rock-Dust Barriers in the Experimental Mine

Description: From Introduction: "The results summarized above are discussed in appropriate sections of this paper. One section is also devoted to barrier installations in commercial mines and gives the experience and opinion of the authors on the matter. The final sections deal with theoretical considerations involved in barrier operation."
Date: 1932
Creator: Rice, George S.; Greenwald, H. P. & Howarth, H. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transportation of Gasoline by Pipe Line

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over transportation of motor gasoline by pipe line. The locations and designs of the pipe lines are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1932
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ventilation of the Large Copper Mines of Arizona

Description: Introduction: "This bulletin discusses ventilation methods, practices, and costs at 11 large copper mines in Arizona, as obtained by brief personal studies and from supplementary information furnished by the mine managements. These mines were visited from December, 1928, to November, 1929, and the methods and practices in use when visited are described in some detail."
Date: 1930
Creator: McElroy, G. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department