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Energy Measurement in the Standard Penetration Test

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over standard penetration testing. The history, limitations, and testing procedures are presented. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Kovacs, William D.; Salomone, Lawrence A. & Yokel, Felix Y.
Item Type: Report

The Development and Evaluation of Effective Symbol Signs

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the history and development of sign systems in the United States. The research and development of more effective systems are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Collins, Belinda Lowenhaupt
Item Type: Report

An Evaluation of Thermal Energy Conservation Schemes for an Experimental Masonry Building

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over experiments conducted on a masonry building constructed inside an environmental chamber at the NBS. Different climactic conditions were simulated and the thermal response of the building was evaluated. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: July 1982
Creator: Gujral, Parambir S.; Clark, Raymond J. & Burch, Douglas M.
Item Type: Report

Engineering Aspects of the September 19, 1985 Mexico Earthquake

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the 1985 Mexico earthquake. The rescue efforts and damage assessments are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1987
Creator: Stone, William C.; Yokel, Felix Y.; Celebi, Mehmet; Hanks, Thomas & Leyendecker, Edgar V.
Item Type: Report

Wind Loading and Strength of Cladding Glass

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on glass cladding behavior under wind loads. Procedures for investigating cladding behavior are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1983
Creator: Reed, Dorothy A. & Simiu, Emil
Item Type: Report

Turbulent Wind Effects on Tension Leg Platform Surge

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards on "surge response to turbulent wind in the presence of current and waves" (p. iii). Methods for estimating surge response are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: March 1983
Creator: Simiu, Emil & Leigh, Stefan D.
Item Type: Report

Effectiveness of Solar Shading for an Office Building

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the effectiveness of solar screens on office buildings. The effectiveness of solar shading is discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1984
Creator: Treado, S. J.; Barnett, J. & Remmert, W.
Item Type: Report

Low-Voltage Room Thermostat Performance

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over low voltage electric thermostats. Thermostat test results are discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1983
Creator: Kao, James Y.; Sushinsky, George; Didion, David A.; Mastascusa, E. J. & Chi, Joseph
Item Type: Report

Investigation of Construction Failure of Reinforced Concrete Cooling Tower at Willow Island, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigation of the collapse of a concrete cooling tower on Willow Island, West Virginia. Results of field, and laboratory tests are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: September 1982
Creator: Lew, H. S.; Fattal, S. G.; Shaver, J. R.; Reinhold, T. A. & Hunt, B. J.
Item Type: Report

Investigation of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigations conducted on construction failures of two suspended walkways in a Kansas City hotel. Details of the investigation are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Marhsall, Richard D.; Pfrang, E. O.; Leyendecker, Edgar V.; Woodward, K. A.; Reed, R. P.; Kasen, M. B. et al.
Item Type: Report

Thermal Behavior of Fine-Grained Soils

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over thermal tests conducted on soil samples. The results of the laboratory tests are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs.
Date: November 1982
Creator: Salomone, Lawrence A.; Kovacs, William D. & Wechsler, Herbert
Item Type: Report