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Temperature Measurements in Bessemer and Open-Hearth Practice

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on different types of furnaces, specifically the Bessemer and the open-hearth furnace. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: May 8, 1917
Creator: Burgess, George K.
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Gold Dredging in the United States

Description: Report discussing the development of gold dredging in the United States, the essential features of present-day dredges, the facts that determine whether a placer deposit can be profitably dredged, and the approved methods of prospecting placer ground and of operating dredges. Intended for designers and builders of dredges, mining engineers, and persons who may contemplate investing capital in placer-mining ventures.
Date: May 1918
Creator: Janin, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Suggestions for Improved Methods of Mining Coal on Indian Lands in Oklahoma

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of Oklahoma coal mines. As stated in the introduction, "this report describes the systems of mining used, points out their defects, and presents suggestions for improved methods, more especially as regards the applicability of different modifications of the panel system to mining coal in Oklahoma" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: May 1918
Creator: Rutledge, J. J. & Harrington, Daniel
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Waste of Oil and Gas in the Mid-Continent Fields

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of waste in oil and gas fields in the mid-continent area. As stated in the introduction, this report "describes the general amounts and kinds of waste, and attempts to show the importance of conserving these natural resources" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1914
Creator: Blatchley, Raymond S.
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Aeronautic Power Plant Investigations

Description: Report presents the design of radiators, spark plugs and test equipment used to test the performance of aeronautic engines at high altitudes.
Date: May 1917
Creator: Dickinson, H. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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