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Removal of the Lighter Hydrocarbons from Petroleum by Continuous Distillation: with Especial Reference to Plants in California

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this bulletin is to describe the methods of constructing and operating representative types in the United States used for removing the light hydrocarbons from petroleum by continuous distillation, such plants being commonly known in the trade as topping or skimming plants."
Date: 1919
Creator: Wadsworth, J. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Report of a Joint Committee Appointed from the Bureau of Mines and the United States Geological Survey by the Secretary of the Interior to Study the Gold Situation: October 30, 1918

Description: From Introduction: "The report presents statistical data compiled from various sources, showing the production of gold in the United States and other countries, with comparative figures for coal, iron, and other mineral products, and describes the sources and distribution of gold output in the United States."
Date: 1919
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Report of the Selby Smelter Commission

Description: From Preface: "This bulletin presents the report of the commission and the papers, prepared by the various experts, which give the results of investigations undertaken by the commission and form the basis of its findings."
Date: 1915
Creator: Holmes, J. A.; Franklin, Edward C.; Gould, Ralph A. & Gould, Ralph A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Report on behavior of aeroplanes in gusts

Description: Part 1 presents the results of a wind tunnel test of a biplane model with an 18 inch span. The lift, drift, and pitching moment were measured for a series of angles of incidence corresponding to the maximum possible changes of flight attitude. Only the discussion of symmetrical or longitudinal changes is given. From the observed rate of variation of the forces and pitching moment, it was possible to calculate the derivatives needed in the complete theory of longitudinal stability in still air. The damping of the pitching oscillation was also determined experimentally. Part 2 presents a theoretical method for determining the effects of gusts on aeroplanes in the following cases: (1) head-on gusts rising from 0 to j feet per second with various degrees of sharpness, (2) up gusts of the same type, (3) rotary gusts of the same type, (4) rear gusts and down gusts are included by merely changing the sign of j.
Date: October 7, 1915
Creator: Hunsaker, Jerome C. & Wilson, Edward Bidwell
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reptilian Faunas of the Torrejon, Puerco, and Underlying Upper Cretaceous Formations of San Juan County, New Mexico

Description: introduction: The present paper, which in some respects is supplementary to another recent one on the same region, is based on a series of vertebrate remains collected during the field season of 1916 for the United States Geological Survey by J.B. Reeside, jr., and F.R. Clark.
Date: 1919
Creator: Gilmore, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Resume of Producer-Gas Investigations: October 1, 1904-June 30, 1910

Description: From Scope of Report: "The purpose of this report is, therefore, to present in convenient form all the more important data accumulated in the course of the tests described, in order that the results may be readily accessible both to the Government officials having charge of the design, purchase, or care of power plants and to all persons interested in the development of the internal-combustion engine and the gas producer as means for utilizing the energy of fuels."
Date: 1911
Creator: Fernarld, R. H. & Smith, C. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Review of the American Moles

Description: Discusses habits; economic status; characteristics and development of young; pelages and molts; and geographic, individual, sexual, and age variation. Describes subfamilies, history, and generic names of the family Talpidae. Describes, lists locations, and provides a key for genera, species and subspecies.
Date: September 30, 1915
Creator: Jackson, Hartley H. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Review of the Grizzly and Big Brown Bears of North America (Genus Ursus): with Description of a New Genus, Vetularctos

Description: Discusses distribution,sexual and age differences, specimens, and classification of North American grizzly and big brown bears. Describes and lists locations of species and subspecies. Mentions Vetularctos, a new genus related to Ursus.
Date: February 9, 1918
Creator: Merriam, C. Hart
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Revision of the American Marmots

Description: Discusses history, nomenclature, common names, habits, external characters, and specimens of American marmots. Describes, lists locations, and provides a key to species and subspecies.
Date: April 7, 1915
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rock Quarrying for Cement Manufacture

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over rock quarries in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "the bulk of the report deals with quarrying methods and equipment, and gives special attention to drilling and blasting; a chapter on rock mining and one on prospecting are included" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 1918
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sampling and Analyzing Flue Gases

Description: From Introduction: "The material presented in this report is arranged in two parts. The first part contains the description of the apparatus and the methods used in sampling and analyzing flue gases. The second part gives experimental results obtained with the different methods of sampling and collecting of flue gas that are recommended in the first part of the report."
Date: 1915
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry & Ovitz, F. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Sampling and Examination of Mine Gases and Natural Gas

Description: Report by the U.S. Bureau of Mines based on experiments performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to study mine gases. Findings in this bulletin include descriptions of the experiments and equipment used: "The first part of this report deals with the methods used by the bureau in the collection and examination of the various mine gases; the latter part discusses the bureau's methods of sampling and examining natural gas" (p. 5).
Date: 1913
Creator: Burrell, George A. & Seibert, Frank M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sampling Coal Deliveries and Types of Government Specifications for the Purchase of Coal

Description: From Introduction: "Therefore the method of taking and preparing samples for shipment to the laboratory has been given fully as much care as the making of the analyses and tests, and a general plan of collecting samples fairly representative of the delivered coal has been evolved through various modifications and improvements based on experience and increased knowledge of the physical and chemical characteristics of the various coals that are purchased by the Government. The method that is in general use by the Government is described in the following pages."
Date: 1913
Creator: Pope, George S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department