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Investigation for South Fill Area, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

Description: Abstract: "The investigation reported herein describes surface and subsurface horizontal and vertical control, sampling, testing, laboratory testing, and analyses performed to determine the stability of a rock fill over fat clay deposits (South Fill) bordering the Hudson River at the West Point Military Academy, West Point, New York. The South Fill area in its present configuration was found to be stable and should remain stable provided use is limited to parking, athletic fields, and recreational areas. The report contains documentation of data collected since the monitoring program began in 1961."
Date: August 1980
Creator: Taylor, Hugh M., Jr.; Poplin, Jack K. & Mitchell, Gerald B.
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15 Mile Road/Edison Corridor Sewer Tunnel Failure Study, Detroit Area, Michigan

Description: Partial abstract: "The study consisted of field and laboratory investigations, construction evaluation, and geotechnical and structural analyses to determine the cause(s) of distress and failure of a 2600-ft section of 12-ft 9-in. diameter concrete-lined sanitary sewer tunnel in the Detroit, Mich., area. [...] The report includes summaries of all pertinent construction records, results of all pertinent past and current field and laboratory tests on construction and geotechnical materials, and detailed geotechnical and structural analyses based on observed conditions and measured parameters."
Date: January 1981
Creator: Albert, Dick
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Laboratory and Full-Scale Sulfur Elimination Tests on Coal from Pratt Bed, Alabama

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the Pratt coal bed in Alabama. The report details "washability studies of coal from beds in Alabama and other southern states in which commercially important deposits occur" (p. 1). This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: May 1958
Creator: Perry, R. E.; Gandrud, B. W.; Riley, H. L.; Gayle, J. B. & Eddy, W. H.
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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.
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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
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Brookhaven National Laboratory Annual Report: July 1, 1957

Description: Report issued by the Brookhaven National Laboratory discussing the work conducted by the lab during the fiscal year of 1957. As stated in the introduction, "the progress and trends of the research program are presented along with a description of the operational, service, and administrative activities of the Laboratory" (p. vii). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: December 1957
Creator: Brookhaven National Laboratory
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Brookhaven National Laboratory Annual Report: July 1, 1956

Description: Report issued by the Brookhaven National Laboratory discussing the work conducted by the lab during the fiscal year of 1956. As stated in the introduction, "the progress and trends of the research program are presented along with a description of the operational, service, and administrative activities of the Laboratory" (p. vii). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1957
Creator: Brookhaven National Laboratory
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Brookhaven National Laboratory Annual Report: July 1, 1954

Description: Report issued by the Brookhaven National Laboratory discussing the work conducted by the lab during the fiscal year of 1954. As stated in the introduction, "the progress and trends of the research program are presented along with a description of the operational, service, and administrative activities of the Laboratory" (p. v).
Date: March 1955
Creator: Brookhaven National Laboratory
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Brookhaven National Laboratory Annual Report: July 1, 1958

Description: Report issued by the Brookhaven National Laboratory discussing the work conducted by the lab during the fiscal year of 1958. As stated in the introduction, "the progress and trends of the research program are presented along with a description of the operational, service, and administrative activities of the Laboratory" (p. vii). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: February 1959
Creator: Brookhaven National Laboratory
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Brookhaven National Laboratory Annual Report: July 1, 1960

Description: Report issued by the Brookhaven National Laboratory discussing the work conducted by the lab during the fiscal year of 1960. As stated in the introduction, "the progress and trends of the research program are presented together with a description of the operational, service, and administrative activities of the Laboratory" (p. vii). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1961
Creator: Brookhaven National Laboratory
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Flow of Gases Through Beds of Broken Solids

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the effects of vapor flow through beds of broken solids. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1929
Creator: Furnas, C. C.
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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.
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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
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Standard Test Specimens of Zinc Bronze (Cu 88, Sn 10, Zn 2) - Parts 1 and 2: Part 1. - Preparation of Specifications, Part II. - Microstructure

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over tests conducted on the preparation of an alloy. The tests conducted, and their results are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: March 15, 1916
Creator: Karr, C. P. & Rawdon, Henry S.
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Methods of Testing Hosiery

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards discussing laboratory testing of hosiery to determine production costs and to make comparisons. Different manufacturing methods and possible defects are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: October 11, 1938
Creator: Schenke, E. Max & Shearer, Howard E.
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Evaluation of a California Bentonitic Clay for Use in Oil-Well Drilling Muds

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the bentonite deposits of San Benito County, California. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of the study was to learn if these large deposits contain bentonite of sufficient quality and quantity to be of economic value as an oil-well drilling mud additive" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Aune, Quinton A.; Caraway, W. Hodge; Morris, Frank C. & Gates, George Laurence
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Conversion of Nicaro Nickel Oxide to Nickel Metal

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over testing conducted on nickel oxide to produce nickel metal. Details of testing methods and results are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Mahan, W. M.; Melcher, N. B.; Riott, J. P. & Ostrowski, E. J.
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Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis in a Fluidized Catalyst Reactor with a Nitrided, Fused-Iron Catalyst

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over testing conducted on "the synthesis of liquid fuels from carbon monoxide and hydrogen by Fischer-Tropsch synthesis" (p. 1). Descriptions of the equipment and methods used are presented. The results are also discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: 1959
Creator: Demeter, Joseph J. & Schlesinger, M. D.
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