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Toluol Recovery

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over toluol-recovery, known as light oil. The methods used in the toluol-recovery are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 19, 1918
Creator: McBride, R. S.; Reinicker, C. E. & Dunkley, W. A.
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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 pho… more
Date: November 25, 1918
Creator: Rosa, Edward B. & McCollum, Burton
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Theory of an Airplane Encountering Gusts, 3

Description: Report presents a new method for solving linear equations developed by Bromwich, which is suited to determine the motion for any particular gust, when the machine started from equilibrium, without the trouble of determining the constants of integration in the complementary function. (author).
Date: October 15, 1918
Creator: Wilson, Edwin Bidwell
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Methods of Shutting Off Water in Oil and Gas Wells

Description: Report discussing methods of shutting off water in oil and gas wells in California, the Midwest, and the Gulf. Emphasis is on the methods used in California and suggestions for modifying California methods to make them applicable in other localities.
Date: October 1918
Creator: Tough, F. B.
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The Rice Rats of North America (Genus Oryzomys)

Description: Discusses habits, economic status, morphology, variation, history, and specimens of North American rice rats. Provides a key and descriptions for species and subspecies.
Date: September 23, 1918
Creator: Goldman, Edward A.
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An Introduction to the Laws of Air Resistance of Aerofoils

Description: Report presents methods of calculating air resistance of airfoils under certain conditions of flow phenomena around the airfoil.
Date: September 1918
Creator: de Bothezat, George
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Revision of the American Flying Squirrels

Description: Habits, voice, nests, breeding, food, economic status, pelage and molt, and descriptions of species and subspecies of the American flying squirrels.
Date: June 13, 1918
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
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The Diesel Engine: Its Fuels and Its Uses

Description: Report discussing recent developments in the design and construction of the Diesel engine, the fuels suitable for burning in it, and the uses to which it is particularly adapted.
Date: June 1918
Creator: Haas, Herbert
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Rock Quarrying for Cement Manufacture

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over rock quarries in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "the bulk of the report deals with quarrying methods and equipment, and gives special attention to drilling and blasting; a chapter on rock mining and one on prospecting are included" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 1918
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
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War Minerals Nitrogen Fixation and Sodium Cyanide

Description: Report discussing the results of the Bureau of Mines' investigations into questions of priority, transportation, fuel, equipment, construction of highways and roads, labor supply, best practices for mining, and the development of new materials in the production of war minerals. Produced for the War Industries Board, the U.S. Shipping Board, and other government establishments.
Date: June 1918
Creator: Manning, Van. H.
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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
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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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Temperature-Viscosity Relations in the Ternary System CaO-Al₂O₃-SiO₂

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on the relations of temperature-viscosity. The "observations on the temperature-viscosity relations of silicates" (p. 5) are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: April 1918
Creator: Feild, Alexander L. & Royster, P. H.
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: September to December, 1917

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: 1918
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
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Aerodynamic Coefficients and Transformation Tables

Description: From Introduction: "The following brief explanation with tables of equivalents in various systems of units, has been prepared in order to facilitate such transformation."
Date: 1918~
Creator: Ames, Joseph S.
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Aerofoils and Aerofoil Structural Combinations

Description: Report presents results of wind tunnel tests of cambered aerofoils and body-wing combinations used for biplanes. Aerodynamic characteristics including drag, lift-drift ratio and stability derivatives are given.
Date: 1918?
Creator: Gorrell, Edgar S. & Martin, H. S.
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Air Flow Through Poppet Valves

Description: Report discusses the comparative continuous flow characteristics of single and double poppet valves. The experimental data presented affords a direct comparison of valves, single and in pairs of different sizes, tested in a cylinder designed in accordance with current practice in aviation engines.
Date: 1918
Creator: Lewis, G. W. & Nutting, E. M.
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Airplane stress analysis

Description: Report presents stress analysis of individual components of an airplane. Normal and abnormal loads, sudden loads, simple stresses, indirect simple stresses, resultant unit stress, repetitive and equivalent stress, maximum steady load and stress are considered.
Date: January 1918
Creator: Zahm, A. F. & Crook, L. H.
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Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances, 1915

Description: From Introduction: "This bibliography, which is intended to be the first of a yearly series, has been compiled by the petroleum division of the Bureau of Mines with a view to satisfying this need. The references include only the more noteworthy writings that appeared during the year 1915 in both the United States and foreign countries. The references are arranged according to the subject classification on pages 3 to 11."
Date: 1918
Creator: Burroughs, E. H.
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California Mining Statutes Annotated

Description: From Preface: "The purpose of such publication is to point out the laws and regulations best adapted to increase safety and efficiency in the mineral industry of the United States and to aid legislative bodies in framing uniform mining laws. The State of California, by reason of its historic interest in mining and by reason of its great extent of mineral land and its vast mineral deposits, has been selected for the first bulletin of the of the State series. This bulletin is submitted to the min… more
Date: 1918
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
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A Convenient Multiple-Unit Calorimeter Installation

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the installation of a multiple-unit calorimeter. Operating instructions, and methods are presented in detail. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1918
Creator: Davis, J. D. & Wallace, E. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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