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The Determination of the Constants of Instrument Transformers

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies on instrument transformers. As stated in the first paragraph, "the principle of the method here described is the same for both current and potential transformers, being an application of the potentiometer method" (p. 281). The methods and equipment studied are presented and discussed.
Date: 1911
Creator: Agnew, P. G. & Fitch, T. T.

An Apparatus for Measuring the Relative Wear of Sole Leathers, and the Results Obtained with Leather from Different Parts of a Hide

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the quality of sole leather. As stated in the introduction, "the development of a simple method for quickly determining the durability of sole leather seemed desirable, and this paper discusses a laboratory apparatus designed for this purpose and also presents the results of tests made to date to determine the relative wear of leather from different parts of the hide" (p. 3). This paper includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 22, 1919
Creator: Hart, R. W. & Bowker, B. C.

Measurements on the Index of Refraction of Air for Wave Lengths from 2218 A to 9000 A

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over measurements of air refraction. Comparison of older studies of this kind is presented. As stated in the introduction, "a brief review of the objects, experimental methods, and results of these earlier investigations will assist in explaining the purpose of this additional investigation on the index of refraction and dispersion of air described in detail in this paper" (p. 698). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1918
Creator: Meggers, W. F. & Peters, Chauncey G.

Density and Thermal Expansion of Ethyl Alcohol and of its Mixtures with Water

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over the thermal expansion of ethyl alcohol. As stated in the introduction, "the scope of the present work includes the preparation of pure anhydrous ethyl alcohol, the determination of the density and thermal expansion of this alcohol and its mixtures with water, and the construction from these data of tables for convenient use" (p. 328). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1913
Creator: Osborne, N. S.; McKelvy, E. C. & Bearce, H. W.

Electrolysis and its Mitigation

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on electrolysis. As stated in the introduction, "this investigation has included a study of the physical laws governing electrolytic and self-corrosion in soils, an extended investigation of the effects of electric currents on plain and reinforced concrete, and a study of the work of previous investigators relating to the subject of electrolysis and its prevention" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 25, 1918
Creator: Rosa, Edward B. & McCollum, Burton

Thermal Expansion of Insulating Materials

Description: Scientific paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies on thermal expansion. Expansivity tests are conducted on many different insulating materials. The results of the tests are discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: December 27, 1919
Creator: Souder, Wilmer H. & Hidnert, Peter

Special Studies in Electrolysis Mitigation: 4. A Preliminary Report on Electrolysis Mitigation in Elyria, Ohio, with Recommendations for Mitigation

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over surveys conducted on the electrical conditions of railway tracks in Elyria, Ohio. The results of the surveys are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: January 22, 1916
Creator: McCollum, Burton & Logan, K. H.