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An Attempt to Produce a High Octane Gasoline from C4 Hydrocarbons

Description: This thesis presents the results of an experiment conducted to discover if selenic acid or monazite sand are possible catalysts that can be used for the alkylation of isobutane and isobutene.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Scott, Howard Winfred
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Chlorosulfonic Acid Reactions with Saturated Hydrocarbons

Description: This thesis examines the reactions of hydrocarbons exposed to chlorosulfonic acid in order to establish the reaction rate and associated molecular structure of each compound.
Date: May 1939
Creator: Stubblefield, H. L.
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Diffusion of Hydrocarbons Through Rubber Membranes

Description: This thesis explores the seperation of isomeric paraffins in organic chemistry and how the resulting mixture of hydrocarbons might be examined.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Long, Loren M.
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Electrodeposition of Cadmium

Description: This thesis presents findings of experiments conducted to determine the most feasible method to electroplate metal.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Bond, T. Jackson
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A Chemical Analysis of Yellow Dent Corn

Description: This study examines history, climate, and distribution in relation to the chemical content of yellow dent corn.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Hamby, R. B.
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A Quantitative Chemical Analysis of the Hicoria Pecan Nut Kernel

Description: This thesis explores the Hicoria genus and focuses on the Stuart variety of pecan tree. Experimentation yielded the ash constituents, fats, fat constants, crude fiber, protein, and sugar in shelled pecan samples.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Hollingsworth, Asa Kenneth
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A Comparative Quantitative Study of the Common Elements Found in the Post Oak and Willow

Description: This thesis explores the chemical contents of post oak and willow trees. Samples of each tree are compared to determine the amount of sulfur, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, silicon, iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, and manganese in them. Results indicated usefulness of each tree to humans.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Clark, James L.
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A Quantitative Chemical Examination of Surface Well Water from the Three Principal Geological Divisions of Denton County

Description: A sample of the surface-well water was taken from an area of the predominating soil of each of the three geological regions of Denton County, Texas, and a chemical analysis of each sample was made. This thesis deals with the area from which the samples were taken, the methods of analysis used, and the results of the analysis.
Date: August 1936
Creator: Schnably, John Robert
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A Quantitative Study of the Common Metals Found in the Oak and the Pine

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the amounts of the element sulfur, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, silicon, iron, aluminium, calcium, magnessium, and manganess found in the roots, hearts, sap, leaves, and bark of two plants, the short leaf pine and the blackjack oak.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Moore, Carver Yates
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The Rate of Natural Fermentation of Various Solutions with Regard to Temperature

Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the rate of natural fermentation of solutions at different temperatures. Whatever microorganisms that chanced to be present in the air and that chanced to fall into the inoculating medium are the ones which brought about fermentation when transferred to the fermentable solution.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Lambert, Frank E.
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A Physical and Chemical Investigation of Eagle Mountain Lake with Reference to Biological Productivity

Description: The purpose of this investigation is to attempt by correlation of chemical-physical factors to ascertain if any one of the necessary features might act as a factor limiting growth and reproduction of either plants or animals. The body of water used in this investigation is Eagle Mountain Lake, a reservoirs approximately five years of age.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Smith, Burns Ashby
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An Analysis of the Naphtha Cut of Cooke county, Texas, Crude Oil

Description: This study attempted to determine hydrocarbons in the crude oil by comparing the results obtained using the two methods of analysis: chemical analysis and Kurtz-Headington analysis. The Kurtz-Headington analysis was found to be adequate to determine hydrocarbons in the crude oil.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Jones, Homer
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A Chemical Analysis of the Important Soils of Dimmit County, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to collect sample soils from uncontaminated horizon (by digging completely through the soil profile or strata) and provide a chemical analysis of the important soils of Dimmit county, Texas.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Meek, William
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A Chemical Analysis of the Soils of Denton County, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to analyze the different soils in Denton, Texas. For the purpose of this study, the soils of Denton County are divided into three general groups with respect to origin: 1)those formed in place by the weathering of consolidated rocks, 2) those formed from the weathering of unconsolidated rocks, and 3) alluvial soils. A chemical analysis of representative samples of Bell Clay, Kirvin fine sandy loam, and San Saba clay has been made, and shown to have a strict correlation with their respective geological origins.
Date: August 1936
Creator: Wilson, Curtis
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Mercury-Sensitized Photochemical Action on a Mixture of Isobutane and Isobutene

Description: This study investigated mercury-sensitized photochemical action on a mixture of isobutane and isobutene. Flow runs of isobutane-isobutene 3.2.1 mercury-saturated gases illuminated with unfiltered radiation of mercury vapor lamp gave no detectable change to hydrocarbons heavier than C4 at reaction tempratures of 27C. and 99C.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Gary, Felice
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Molecular Dimensions

Description: This study attempts to calculate the areas of the cross section and diameter of the CH3 group, COOH group, the length of the carbon chain, and the longtiudinal distance between carbon atoms for each of the three acids. It also attempts to develop a method of measuring the effective diameter of molecules of gases. Equations for these terms as given by MacDougall and experiments were performed and the data applied to the equation.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Moss, H. H.
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