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Potential Energy Savings in Residential Oil-Fired Heating Systems in the United States

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the potential energy savings of residential heating systems. The results of oil-fired heating systems are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: December 1984
Creator: Kelly, George E.; Didion, David A.; Quigley, D. & Collins, B.
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Energy Measurement in the Standard Penetration Test

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over standard penetration testing. The history, limitations, and testing procedures are presented. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Kovacs, William D.; Salomone, Lawrence A. & Yokel, Felix Y.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Low-Voltage Room Thermostat Performance

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over low voltage electric thermostats. Thermostat test results are discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1983
Creator: Kao, James Y.; Sushinsky, George; Didion, David A.; Mastascusa, E. J. & Chi, Joseph
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Turbulent Wind Effects on Tension Leg Platform Surge

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards on "surge response to turbulent wind in the presence of current and waves" (p. iii). Methods for estimating surge response are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: March 1983
Creator: Simiu, Emil & Leigh, Stefan D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Daylighting Model for Building Energy Simulation

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the energy performance of a day-lighted building. The different models and functions are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: March 1983
Creator: Gillette, Gary
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Wind Loading and Strength of Cladding Glass

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on glass cladding behavior under wind loads. Procedures for investigating cladding behavior are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1983
Creator: Reed, Dorothy A. & Simiu, Emil
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Application of Method of Characteristics to Model the Transport of Discrete Solids in Partially-Filled Pipe Flow

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over transporting discrete solids in partially-filled flow pipes. The methods and application of drainage flow are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: February 1982
Creator: Swaffield, J. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Analytical and Experimental Analysis of Procedures for Testing Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over testing procedures used for solar domestic water heating systems. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: February 1982
Creator: Fanney, A. H.; Thomas, W. C.; Scarbrough, C. A. & Terlizzi, C. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Development and Evaluation of Effective Symbol Signs

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the history and development of sign systems in the United States. The research and development of more effective systems are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Collins, Belinda Lowenhaupt
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Load Displacement Characteristics of Shallow Soil Anchors

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on load displacement of shallow soil anchors. Characteristics and testing methods are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Yokel, Felix Y.; Chung, Riley M.; Rankin, Frank A. & Yancey, Charles W. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Annual Variation of Temperature Field and Heat Transfer Under Heated Ground Surfaces (Slab-on-Grade Floor Heat Loss Calculation)

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on sub-surface temperatures and heat transfer. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: June 1983
Creator: Kusuda, Tamami; Piet, O. & Bean, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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General Guidelines for the On-Site Calibration of Humidity and Moisture Control Systems in Buildings

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calibration of indoor humidity and moisture control. Guidelines used for on-site calibration are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: September 1983
Creator: Hyland, Richard W. & Hurley, C. Warren
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Effectiveness of Solar Shading for an Office Building

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the effectiveness of solar screens on office buildings. The effectiveness of solar shading is discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1984
Creator: Treado, S.; Barnett, J. & Remmert, W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Investigation of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards documenting investigations conducted on construction failures of two suspended walkways in a Kansas City hotel. It includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and other details of the investigation.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Marhsall, Richard D.; Pfrang, E. O.; Leyendecker, Edgar V.; Woodward, K. A.; Reed, R. P.; Kasen, M. B. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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