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Thermal Conductivity of Solids At Room Temperature and Below: A Review and Compilation of the Literature

Description: From Abstract: "An extensive compilation is given of the measured values of thermal conductivity for nearly all solid materials from room temperature down to 0.02 kelvin. Experimental methods and physical phenomena are discussed in the text and coded in the tables for references for which curves are shown."
Date: September 1973
Creator: Childs, Gregg E.; Ericks, Lewis J. & Powell, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Properties of Glasses in Some Ternary Systems Containing BaO and SiO2

Description: Report discussing the glass forming regions in six ternary oxide systems containing BaO, Si02, and a third oxide. The properties of the resulting glasses were measured and the results reported. The data on refractive indices, dispersions, and specific volumes were evaluated by computer methods in an attempt to identify "substructures" containing the cations present in the glasses.
Date: September 1973
Creator: Cleek, Given W. & Babcock, C. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Interactions of High Energy Particles With Nuclei

Description: Report discussing elastic scattering and diffractive production processes induced in nuclear targets by high energy projectiles. Special attention is paid to the interaction of high energy hadrons and photons. The common features of all these processes are emphasized throughout the article: The multiple scattering and shadowing processes inside of the target nuclei. An effort is made to develop a unified way of treating nuclear interactions of particles which are either hadrons or exhibit some hadronic components in such interactions.
Date: September 1975
Creator: Czyz, Wieslaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Measurement of Optical Fiber Bandwidth in the Frequency Domain

Description: Abstract: The design, evaluation, and performance of a system for determining the magnitude of the transfer function (hence, the bandwidth) of a multimode optical fiber are presented. The system operates to about 1450 MHz using a tracking generator/spectrum analyzer combination for narrowband detection. It is constructed, almost entirely, from commercially available components. The system is less complex and easier to use than an equivalent time domain system and the measurement precision is comparable. Background information on time and frequency domain specifications, fiber bandwidth limitations, and alternate frequency domain techniques is also presented.
Date: September 1981
Creator: Day, G. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bibliography of Temperature Measurement: July 1960 to December 1962

Description: Report presenting 700 additional references to the field of temperature measurement as a supplement to NBS Monograph 27, "Bibliography of Temperature Measurement, January 1953 to June 1960" issued April 6, 1961. These references were collected from two general sources: Scientific and technical literature and government reports. The period covered is from July 1960 to December 1962 with some earlier references which were found later. The arrangement of material is the same as in Monograph 27.
Date: September 13, 1936
Creator: Halpern, Carl
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

Beam-Profile Measurement of Laser Pulses Using a Spatial Filter to Sample the Hermite Modes of a String of Pulses

Description: Abstract: As a first step in the development of a beam-profile measuring instrument for laser sources that is capable of determining the distribution of low-order (less than 25) Hermitian modes in a series of laser pulses, I designed and evaluated the three key parts of such an instrument. First, there is the telescope system which allows the incident laser beam to be phase, beamwidth, and beam center matched to the optical spatial filter. Second, there is a brief error analysis of the structure of the mismatch function between the beam out of the telescope and that expected by the filter. Finally, there is the detailed analysis and design of the computer-generated spatial filter that will cause the incident-laser beam to be cross correlated with the low-order Hermite modes and will create an array of light spots in the detector (Fourier transform) plane each of which can be uniquely related to a particular Hermite mode of the original laser pulse. The principal conclusion is that the Hermite mode analysis can be done with better than 99 percent separation between modes, provided the phase between modes is uncorrelated from pulse to pulse when the filter has been fabricated with a two-level, gray-scale structure which samples the profile with either 0 percent, or 100 percent transmission.
Date: September 1982
Creator: Johnson, Eric Gunnar, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
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Measurement & Analysis of Productivity Growth: a Synthesis of Thought

Description: Abstract: Productivity is one of the most important factors influencing our economic well-being. Productivity growth is essential to a higher standard of living and is vital to a sound economic and political environment. However, there has been a slowdown in the growth of productivity in the United States since the mid-1960s. This slowdown has caused concern among policy makers and researchers. Accordingly, several questions persist both in policy and academic circles. Why has productivity been slowing? and What can be done to reverse this trend? The purpose of this report is to address broadly the first of these two questions by surveying and synthesizing the vast literature on the measurement and determinants of productivity. This review is intended to be a source document for those interested in the measurement and analysis of productivity growth. The report is divided into five sections. In the first section, the importance of productivity growth on economic activity is discussed. In the second section, the so called "facts" about patterns of measured productivity growth in the United States are presented. In the third section, the methods currently used for calculating productivity indices are summarized. In the fourth section, the literature related to the determinants of the productivity growth are reviewed. Finally, in the last section, some suggestions are made for future work in this area.
Date: September 1983
Creator: Link, Albert N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Standard X-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns: Section 14. Data for 68 substances

Description: From Introduction: "This report presents information for 68 compounds (27 experimental and 41 calculated patterns), and is the twenty-fourth of the series of "Standard x-ray Diffraction Powder Patterns."
Date: September 1977
Creator: Morris, Marlene C.; McMurdie, Howard F.; Evans, Eloise H.; Paretzkin, Boris; de Groot, Johan H.; Newberry, Rainer et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life-Cycle Costing: A Guide for Selecting Energy Conservation Projects for Public Buildings

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards discussing the energy conservation of public buildings. As stated in the introduction, "this report focuses on the establishment of a technically correct, practical, standardized approach for evaluating proposed energy conservation improvements in public buildings" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: September 1978
Creator: Ruegg, Rosalie T.; McConnaughey, John S.; Sav, G. Thomas & Hockenbery, Kimberly A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Compilation and Evaluation of Mechanical, Thermal, and Electrical Properties of Selected Polymers

Description: From Abstract: "This compilation abstracts original experimental data on the mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of six commercially available polymers. The data are also summarized and a brief description of each polymer is included."
Date: September 1973
Creator: Schramm, R. E.; Clark, A. F. & Reed, R. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

High-Frequency Voltage Measurement

Description: Fundamental principles and techniques used for voltage measurements primarily for frequencies in the upper audio- and radio-frequency ranges and including part of the ultrahigh frequency range.
Date: September 1, 1949
Creator: Selby, Myron C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Systems of Electrical Units

Description: Report describing the various systems of measurement used in the literature on electricity and magnetism, with respect to their units. Their historical development is summarized. The manner in which each is derived from either of the two alternative points of view of the experimentalist and the theoretician is compared and contrasted. Tables are included for the conversion of equations and numerical values from one system to another.
Date: September 20, 1962
Creator: Silsbee, Francis B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Energy Dissipation by Fast Electrons

Description: Report discussing the energy dissipated by fast electrons at different distances from monoenergetic electron sources, for plane perpendicular and point isotropic sources including tabulations and a summary of the theoretical methods and data utilized, and a table of spatial moments.
Date: September 10, 1959
Creator: Spencer, L. V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bibliographies of Industrial Interest : Thermodynamic Measurements on the Systems CO₂-H₂O, CuCl₂-H₂0,H₂SO₄-H₂O, NH₃-H₂O, H₂S-H₂O, ZnCl₂-H₂Oand H₃PO₄-H₂O

Description: Abstract: Contained herein are bibliographies of Sources of experimental and correlated thermodynamic data for seven binary aqueous mixtures of industrial importance, namely mixtures of CO2, H2S, NH3, H2S0, H3P4, CuCl2 and ZnCl2 with water. The categories of equilibrium data included in the bibliographies are activity and osmotic coefficients, equilibria in solution, enthalpies and heat capacity data, vapor-liquid equilibria, and phase equilibrium data.
Date: September 1986
Creator: Staples, B. R.; Garvin, D.; Smith-Magowan, D.; Jobe, T. L., Jr.; Jackson, C. R.; Wobbeking, T. F. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spot Diagrams for the Prediction of Lens Performance From Design Data

Description: From Abstract: "This Monograph presents an outline of the methods used at the National Bureau of Standards to predict the performance of lenses from an analysis of their designs. The technique is based on the use of spot diagrams, which are analogs of star image tests, and makes extensive use of high-speed digital computers."
Date: September 7, 1965
Creator: Stavroudis, Orestes N. & Sutton, Loyd E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department