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Melting Brass in a Rocking Electric Furnace

Description: From Object of Report: "The object of this paper is to set forth in detail the possibilities and limitations of a rocking electric brass furnace. The general problem of electric brass furnaces is discussed and various types of furnaces are compared only so far as is necessary for the purpose of this report."
Date: 1918
Creator: Gillett, H. W. & Rhoads, A. E.

Metallurgical Smoke

Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin is published by the bureau primarily for persons who seek information on the subject of metal-lurgical smoke but are unacquainted with the technical language of metallurgy. The effort is made in this paper to present the problem of metallurgical smoke as it actually exists, without bias of any kind."
Date: 1915
Creator: Fulton, Charles H.

Occurrence of Explosive Gases in Coal Mines

Description: From Introduction: "This report presents the results of an investigation begun by the Government in the summer of 1907, the investigation being started under the immediate supervision of Dr. J. A Holmes and continued under him as director after it was transferred to the Bureau of Mines in 1910, the field studies being completed in the spring of 1912. The purpose of the investigation was to obtain information on the origin of the inflammable gases in coal and the conditions under which they occur."
Date: 1915
Creator: Darton, N. H.

Molybdenum; Its Ores and their Concentration with a Discussion of Markets, Prices, and Uses

Description: From Scope and Purpose of Investigation: "The direct purpose of the bulletin is, on the one hand, to prove to possible consumers of molybdenum that the element is not as rare as commonly supposed, and that this country possesses many deposits of low-grade ore from which large supplies may be derived, and on the other hand, to prove to present and prospective producers of molybdenum that there is a latent market for their product in the alloy-steel trade, which needs only the assurance of steady supplies for a considerable development."
Date: 1916
Creator: Horton, Frederick W.

Optical Properties of Coals and Graphite

Description: From Abstract: "Optical Properties of U.S. coals of differing rank have been investigated by the Bureau of Mines for about 20 years. These investigations have been made to further the development of an objective basis for petrographic analysis of coal and to add knowledge of the structure and composition of coal and coal components by determining their optical constants in various regions of electromagnetic spectrum."
Date: unknown
Creator: McCartney, J. T. & Ergun, S.

Occurrence and Determination of Germanium in Coal Ash from Powerplants

Description: From Summary: "In this study the concentration of germanium was determined in numerous samples of coal and ash. A number of miscellaneous waste materials also were examined in the course of the investigation; the results are reported as a matter of general interest. The methods and equipment employed are discussed in detail."
Date: 1959
Creator: Corey, R. C.; Myers, J. W.; Schwartz, C. H.; Gibson, F. H. & Colbassani, P. J.

Oxides in Pig Iron: Their Origin and Action in the Steel-Making Process

Description: From Introduction: "In summarizing the evidence in the literature it is apparent that there is general agreement among furnace men on the existence of so-called "bad-iron." It is also evident that the existence of dissolved or occluded gases is not an explanation. The presence of suspended oxides has been proved, and at least one plausible explanation for their formation has been given."
Date: 1929
Creator: Herty, C. H., Jr. & Gaines, J. M., Jr.

A Graphic Method of Determining the Explosibility Characteristics of Mine-Fire Atmospheres

Description: From Purpose: "The purpose of this paper is to discuss briefly the analysis of complex mixtures of gases encountered in mine fires and to illustrate application of such data in fire-fighting procedures. This report illustrates how analyses of mine-fire gases can be utilized to determine the progress of mine fires as well as to establish safe tactics for controlling and extinguishing these fires.
Date: 1955
Creator: Shaw, J. F.

Measuring the Temperature of Gases in Boiler Settings

Description: Scope of Report: "The bulletin presents the results of a series of measurements of the temperatures of gases in the most common types of boilers, discusses the errors occurring in the usual methods of measurement, and gives directions for making and using inexpensive thermocouples to determine flue-gas temperatures."
Date: 1918
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry & Barkley, J. F.

Manganese-Copper Damping Alloys

Description: From Introduction: "The primary purpose of this bulletin is to describe the metallurgical treatment and properties of the alloys as developed in research at the laboratories of the Bureau of Mines at Rolla, Mo., and to present a substantial amount of unpublished data."
Date: unknown
Creator: Jensen, J. W. & Walsh, D. F.

Mechanical Shoveling in Underground Metal Mines

Description: From Scope of Bulletin: "The object of the current bulletin is to present recent data on mechanical shoveling in underground metal mines and in selected nonmetal mines. This bulletin supplements the 1924 edition, but the main discussion covers mechanical shoveling only, because most of the new material relates to equipment recently developed, to improved technique in loading, and ti changes in loading practice in certain mining districts."
Date: 1940
Creator: Mosier, McHenry & Steinmesch, J. H.

Mechanical Concentration of Gases

Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin deals with a new mechanical means of attacking the problem of separation. Although it is improbable that any one type of separation could hope to find universal application, the method described is to be regarded as an alternative to conventional means that has attractive possibilities in certain instances."
Date: 1940
Creator: Maier, C. G.

Methods, Costs, and Safety in Stripping and Mining Coal, Copper Ore, Iron Ore, Bauxite, and Pebble Phosphate

Description: From Extent of Open-Pit Mining and Purpose of this Publication: "Various methods and machines are employed, and costs are low; in fact, costs have to be low because coal and ores command a low price on the market. These factors, together with queries on methods and costs of stripping and the increase in open-pit mining, have justified investigation by the Bureau of Mines for this form of mining and publication of the results in this report."
Date: 1929
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.

Methods for Increasing the Recovery from Oil Sands

Description: From Introduction: "In this publication are considered the principles involved in increasing recovery and methods of extracting more oil from the oil-bearing formations than by usual ways of producing. These methods are: The use of gas or vacuum pumps. forcing compressed air or gas through the oil-bearing formations, displacing the oil by water, and better utilization of the natural pressures in the oil-bearing formations."
Date: 1917
Creator: Lewis, J. O.

Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors

Description: From Definitions: "It is the object of this paper to present the results of a critical review of all figures published on the limits of inflammability of combustible gases and vapors when in admixture with air, oxygen, or other "atmosphere." Suspended dusts and liquid mists are not considered."
Date: 1931
Creator: Coward, H. F. & Jones, G. W.