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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: December 1917
Creator: Thompson, J. W.

Extraction and Recovery of Radium, Uranium and Vanadium from Carnotite

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing extraction and recovery of different ores from carnotite. Equipment and methods for extraction are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 1915
Creator: Parsons, Charles L.; Moore, R. B.; Lind, S. C. & Schaefer, O. C.

Reverse Osmosis for Water Desalination

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on the reverse-osmosis program. The methods of desalination through osmosis are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 22, 1964
Creator: Lonsdale, H. K.; Merten, U.; Riley, R. L.; Vos, K. D. & Westmoreland, J. C.

Safety in Coal Mining: A Handbook

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing safety measures adopted by mining operations in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "this report deals solely with accidents in coal mines and with the means of prevention that have been determined and officially approved by the bureau" (p. 2). This report includes tables.
Date: 1928
Creator: Rice, George S.

Evaluation of the Blake Sodium Resistivity Meter

Description: Report issued by the APDA over an evaluation of the toroid sodium resistivity meter. Studies were conducted on carbon and oxygen contamination. As stated in the introduction, "the meter was also subjected to extensive testing in which variations in temperature, flow rate, and supply voltage were made in order to determine signal stability and effective range" (p. 5). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: October 15, 1962
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates

Study of EOCR Modifications for Testing Fast Reactor Fuels

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on "methods for increasing the power generation in a fast reactor fuel element test sample" (p. 9). The methods investigated are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: February 17, 1964
Creator: Ball, G.; DeFelice, J.; Edwards, J. J.; Jens, W. H.; Kovac, L. R.; Poggi, R. et al.

Talc Mining in New York

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the talc deposits in New York state. The report includes details on the geology of the deposits, and the mining and milling of the talc. This report contains illustrations.
Date: October 1920
Creator: Ladoo, Raymond B.

Destructive Distillation of Mixtures of Oil and Coal

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the characteristics and behavior of oil and coal distillation processes. The effectiveness of the distillation processes and the properties of the oil and coal mixtures are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: December 1921
Creator: Davis, Joseph D.; Place, Palmer B. & Scott, G. S.

Drilling and Dustiness of Metal-Mine Air

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the air quality in metal-mines after using wet drills. Dust samples are collected and compared to samples collected from similar metal-mines in South Africa and Australia. This report includes tables.
Date: March 1922
Creator: Harrington, D.

Report on the Possible Effects on the Surrounding Population of an Assumed Release of Fission Products into the Atmosphere from a 300 Megawatt Nuclear Reactor Located at Lagoona Beach, Michigan

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the release of radioactive particles near Lagoona Beach, Michigan in 1955. "The possible effects on the surrounding population of a release of fission products at the Lagoona Beach site" (p. 1) are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: July 1957
Creator: Gomberg, Henry J.; Bassett, Thomas; Velez, Carlos & Donnell, Alton P.

Thermal Bowing of Core Subassemblies

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on thermal bowing of core sub-assemblies at the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant. As stated in the introduction and summary, "the present report deals with this problem in the design of the Enrico Fermi Reactor and with the method which has been adopted to avoid a positive temperature coefficient of reactivity" (p. 1). This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: February 20, 1959
Creator: De Stordeur, Arnold

Irradiation Testing of Enrico Fermi Prototype Fuel Pins in the CP-5, 1957-1959

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the irradiation of fuel pins in nuclear reactors. As stated in the introduction, "results of these tests have verified predicted high-temperature allowable burn-ups and showed that under certain conditions, excessive swelling could occur at low temperatures" (p. 5). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1960
Creator: Silliman, M. A.; Shoudy, A. A.; Blessing, W. G. & Huebotter, P. R.

Fuel Enrichment for the Enrico Fermi Reactor

Description: Report issued by the APDA over fuel enrichment processes at the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant. As stated in the introduction, "the results that directly apply to the determination of the enrichment will be given" (p. 6). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: March 12, 1959
Creator: Garelis, Edward

The Doppler Effect in Fast Neutron Reactors

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the Doppler Effect in fast neutron reactors. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: June 1960
Creator: Nicholson, Richard Benjamin

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.

Fast Reactor Control and Safety Meeting November 10-11, 1954

Description: Report issued by the APDA over a 2 day reactor safety meeting during November, 1954. A modified transcript of the safety meeting is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1955
Creator: Thalgott, F. W.

Transient Temperature Simulation of Reactor Primary Loop

Description: Report issued by the APDA over simulator studies conducted on their Developmental Fast Breeder Reactor. The simulator studies were "designed to predict both the normal and abnormal operating characteristics of the APDA Developmental Fast Breeder Reactor" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: February 1, 1956
Creator: Olson, Richard G. & Ritchie, Donald J.
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