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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.

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.

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

Performance of the Norris Cotton Federal Office Building for the First 3 Years of Operation

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over use of the Norris Cotton Federal Building. The report focuses on the energy conservation features of the building. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Hill, James Edward; May, William B., Jr.; Richtmyer, Thomas E.; Elder, Jacqueline; Tibbott, Robert L.; Yonemura, Gary T. et al.

Ring-On-Ring Tests and Load Capacity of Cladding Glass

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the load capacity of cladding glass. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: August 1984
Creator: Simiu, Emil; Reed, Dorothy A.; Yancey, Charles W. C.; Martin, Jonathan W.; Hendrickson, Erik M.; Gonzalez, Armando C. et al.

Determining Cost-Effective Insulation Levels for Masonry and Wood-Frame Walls in New Single-Family Housing

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calculations for cost-effective insulation in single-family housing. Different calculations are made with regards to location, energy pricing, heating and cooling equipment available, and financial criteria. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Petersen, Stephen R.; Barnes, Kimberly A. & Peavy, Bradley A.

Fire Doors for Noncoal Mines

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the development and use of fire doors in non-coal mines. As stated in the abstract, "this report discusses current fire-door technology in the context of the underground mine environment and the design, fabrication, lab testing, and in-mine field testing of a mine-worthy fire door" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1987
Creator: Bickel, Kenneth L. & Pomroy, William H.

The Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System: An Update of Information Circular 8654

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the Minerals Availability System (MAS). As stated in the mission, "the mission of the Minerals Availability System is to provide current appraisals of the engineering and economic availability of non-fuel minerals for consideration in the formulation of both domestic and foreign minerals policy" (p. 3). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1982
Creator: Babitzke, Herbert R.; Barsotti, Aldo F.; Coffman, Joseph S.; Thompson, Jerrold G. & Bennett, Harold J.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Techniques for Measurement of Thermodynamic Properties, Albany, Oregon, August 21-23, 1979

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing a workshop held on the techniques for measurement of thermodynamic properties. As stated in the abstract, "this information circular comprises the proceedings of the workshop and includes the texts of papers presented and discussion by attendees" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1981
Creator: Gokcen, N. A.; Mrazek, R. V. & Pankratz, L. B.

Critical and Strategic Minerals in Alaska: Cobalt, the Platinum-Group Metals, and Chromite

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing critical and strategic Alaskan minerals. As stated in the introduction, "this is the first report on these Bureau of Mines investigations. It summarizes available information about deposits and past production of cobalt, the platinum-group metals, and chromite, which was obtained during investigations of these metals through May 1981" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
Date: 1981
Creator: Barker, James C.; Still, Jan C.; Mowatt, Thomas C. & Mulligan, John J.

Critical and Strategic Minerals in Alaska: Tin, Tantalum, and Columbium

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing critical and strategic Alaskan minerals. As stated in the introduction, "this report presents findings from the second phase of the Bureau's critical and strategic minerals program in Alaska; it summarizes information on tin, tantalum, and columbium production, reserves, and occurrences" (p. 2). This report includes tables and a map.
Date: 1985
Creator: Warner, J. Dean

MILS: The Mineral Industry Location System of the Federal Bureau of Mines

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the Mineral Industry Location System (MILS), a mineral deposit data base. As stated in the abstract, "information on more than 135,000 mineral locations and processing plants in the United States is contained in the data base. This information includes the name, location, mineral commodity, type of operation, bibliography, and cross-reference for each property or prospect" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1980
Creator: Berg, Andrew W. & Carrillo, Fred V.

Valuation of Potash Occurrences Within the Nuclear Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Site in Southeastern New Mexico

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing potash occurrences of southeastern New Mexico. As stated in the introduction, "included in this report are discussions of the geology and geography of the study area, its potash mining history, and current and projected market conditions in the potash industry" (p. 2). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1980
Creator: Weisner, Robert C.; Lemons, Jim F., Jr. & Coppa, Luis V.

Selected Significant Mineral Deposits in Alaska: A Minerals Availability System Overview

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing significant Alaskan mineral deposits. As stated in the abstract, "this Bureau of Mines publication presents a summary of mining activity in Alaska, as well as institutional and infrastructural factors affecting mineral development in Alaska" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1988
Creator: Baggs, Donald W.; Northam, Michael J.; Meyer, Mark P. & Maas, Kenneth M.

Manganese Availability - Market Economy Countries: A Minerals Availability Program Appraisal

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the worldwide availability of manganese. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this report is to evaluate selected domestic and market economy country resources of manganese for metallurgical application. Individual mine and deposit evaluations were performed on the basis of tonnage, grade, and cost of production" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
Date: 1984
Creator: Coffman, Joseph S. & Palencia, Cesar M.