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Sampling and Analyzing Flue Gases

Description: From Introduction: "The material presented in this report is arranged in two parts. The first part contains the description of the apparatus and the methods used in sampling and analyzing flue gases. The second part gives experimental results obtained with the different methods of sampling and collecting of flue gas that are recommended in the first part of the report."
Date: 1915
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry & Ovitz, F. K.

Sampling and Estimation of Ore Deposits

Description: Report discussing methods of sampling and estimation of ore deposits employed at a large number of mines and under a wide range of conditions in connection with the exploration and mining of ore deposits. Does not include methods employed in ore-dressing and metallurgical plants.
Date: 1934
Creator: Jackson, Charles F. & Knaebel, John B.

The Sampling and Examination of Mine Gases and Natural Gas

Description: Report by the U.S. Bureau of Mines based on experiments performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to study mine gases. Findings in this bulletin include descriptions of the experiments and equipment used: "The first part of this report deals with the methods used by the bureau in the collection and examination of the various mine gases; the latter part discusses the bureau's methods of sampling and examining natural gas" (p. 5).
Date: 1913
Creator: Burrell, George A. & Seibert, Frank M.

Sampling and Examination of Mine Gases and Natural Gas: A Revision of Bulletin 42

Description: Revision of a report by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which described experiments performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to study mine gases. According to the foreword: "Much of the material is reprinted on the following pages in its original form, and changes have been made only where manifestly necessary. Laboratory methods have been brought up to date. Some types of apparatus described in Bulletin 42 have now become obsolete and newer designs are described instead" (p. 1).
Date: 1936
Creator: Burrell, George A. & Seibert, Frank M.

Sampling Coal Deliveries and Types of Government Specifications for the Purchase of Coal

Description: From Introduction: "Therefore the method of taking and preparing samples for shipment to the laboratory has been given fully as much care as the making of the analyses and tests, and a general plan of collecting samples fairly representative of the delivered coal has been evolved through various modifications and improvements based on experience and increased knowledge of the physical and chemical characteristics of the various coals that are purchased by the Government. The method that is in general use by the Government is described in the following pages."
Date: 1913
Creator: Pope, George S.

Sandstone Quarrying in the United States

Description: From Preface: "It is the aim of this bulletin to point out in a general way the location of workable sandstone deposits in the United States, and to outline the most efficient and economical methods of quarrying and preparing the rock for structural and other purposes."
Date: 1917
Creator: Bowles, Oliver

Saving Coal in Steam Power Plants

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on steam power plants. The comparison of using purchased power versus using power from a private plant is discussed. This paper includes illustrations.
Date: 1919
Creator: United States. Fuel Administration.

Screen Sizing of Coal, Ores and Other Minerals

Description: From Introduction: "The data in this bulletin were obtained during an investigation of screening practice by the University of Illinois engineering experiment station and the United States Bureau of Mines under a cooperative agreement between them and the State of Illinois Geographical Survey Division. The present investigation was limited to a study of screening as applied in preparing mineral products with the expectation of obtaining more comprehensive information on screening machinery."
Date: 1925
Creator: Holbrook, E. A. & Fraser, Thomas

Seismic Effects of Quarry Blasting

Description: From Object of Bulletin: "The object of this bulletin is to review briefly the previous publications so that the reader may follow the progress of the research and to supply the technical details supporting the conclusions reached."
Date: 1942
Creator: Thoenen, J. R. & Windes, S. L.

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.

Shaft-Sinking Practices and Costs

Description: From Introduction: "This paper describing the methods of sinking shafts is one of a series of mining practices and costs being prepared by the United States Bureau of Mines. The best methods of performing all phases of shaft sinking are discussed herein, with particular to the practices at metal mines."
Date: 1932
Creator: Gardner, E. D. & Johnson, Fred J.

Siliceous Dust in Relation to Pulmonary Disease Among Miners in the Joplin District, Missouri

Description: From Introduction: "This report describes the lead and zinc deposits and the mining methods employed in the sheet-ground area of the Joplin district, Missouri, and discusses the causes and the methods of abating rock dust in the mines, the chemical and physical characteristics of the dust, and the quantities present in mine air."
Date: 1917
Creator: Higgins, Edwin; Lanza, A. J.; Laney, F. B. & Rice, George S.

Silicosis and Tuberculosis Among Miners of the Tri-State District of Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri--[Part] 1: For the Year Ended June 30, 1928

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the occurrence of tuberculosis and silicosis among mine workers of the Tri-State district including Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. Past history of the diseases are presented, as well as the standard means of examination of miners. This report includes a map, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1933
Creator: Sayers, R. R.; Meriwether, F. V.; Lanza, A. J. & Adams, W. W.

Sinking a Large-Diameter Concrete-Lined Access Shaft: Harold D. Roberts Tunnel, Colorado

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing sinking and excavation of large-diameter access shafts. As stated in the introduction, "this information circular describes the application of modern methods and equipment in sinking a vertical, 916-foot-deep by 16-foot-diameter, concrete-lined access shaft for the Harold D. Roberts tunnel near Montezuma, Colo." (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Bolmer, R. L.