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Comparison of Alcogas Aviation Fuel With Export Aviation Gasoline

Description: Mixtures of gasoline and alcohol when used in internal combustion engines designed for gasoline have been found to possess the advantage of alcohol in withstanding high compression without "knock" while retaining advantages of gasoline with regard to starting characteristics. Test of such fuels for maximum power-producing ability and fuel economy at various rates of consumption are thus of practical importance, with especial reference to high-compression engine development. This report discusses the results of tests which compares the performance of alcogas with x gasoline (export grade) as a standard.
Date: November 25, 1919
Creator: Gage, V. R.; Sparrow, S. W. & Harper, D. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Technology of Salt Making in the United States

Description: Report discussing technology for the production of salt in the United States and also the more important sources of salt in the United States.
Date: November 1917
Creator: Phalen, W. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Economic Methods of Utilizing Western Lignites

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over western lignite. The economic use of these lignite deposits is discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 1915
Creator: Babcock, E. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Physical and Chemical Properties of Gasolines Sold Throughout the United States During the Calendar Year 1915

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the properties of gasoline sold during the year of 1915 in the U.S. The physical and chemical properties of the samples collected are discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: November 1916
Creator: Rittman, W. F.; Jacobs, W. A. & Dean, E. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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, R. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Extraction and Recovery of Radium, Uranium and Vanadium from Carnotite

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing extraction and recovery of different ores from carnotite. Equipment and methods for extraction are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 1915
Creator: Parsons, Charles L.; Moore, R. B.; Lind, S. C. & Schaefer, O. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Preliminary Report on the Problem of the Atmosphere in Relation to Aeronautics

Description: A report to the Weather Bureau, Washington DC, from the chairman of the Subcommittee on the Atmosphere in Relation to Aeronautics describing the activities accomplished and the proposal of work to be undertaken by the subcommittee.
Date: November 9, 1915
Creator: Marvin, Charles F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Revision of the Pocket Gophers of the Genus Thomomys

Description: Describes habits, predators, morphology, sexual variation, pelages, and distribution of pocket gophers. Describes genera and group relations. Describes, lists locations and distribution, and provides a key for species and subspecies.
Date: November 15, 1915
Creator: Bailey, Vernon
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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