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[Report of Horses by Company F for May 1864]

Description: A report of horses by Company F for the month of May 1864. The report accounts for a total of seventy-two horses.
Date: May 30, 1864
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[Report of Horses for June 1864]

Description: A report of horses at a camp near Leetown, Virginia for the month of June 1864. The report accounts for a total of 72 horses.
Date: June 30, 1864
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Synopsis of the Weasels of North America

Description: Classification of the one ferret and 22 weasel species and subspecies, with 11 described for the first time.
Date: June 30, 1896
Creator: Merriam, C. Hart
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Review of the American Moles

Description: Discusses habits; economic status; characteristics and development of young; pelages and molts; and geographic, individual, sexual, and age variation. Describes subfamilies, history, and generic names of the family Talpidae. Describes, lists locations, and provides a key for genera, species and subspecies.
Date: September 30, 1915
Creator: Jackson, Hartley H. T.
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A Preliminary Investigation of Supercharging an Air-Cooled Engine in Flight

Description: "This report presents the results of preliminary tests made on the effects of supercharging an air-cooled engine under airplane flight conditions. Service training airplanes were used in the investigation equipped with production types of Wright J engines. A N.A.C.A. Roots type supercharger was driven from the rear of the engine. In addition to measuring those quantities that would enable the determination of the climb performance, measurements were made of the cylinder-head temperatures and the carburetor pressures and temperatures" (p. 83).
Date: July 30, 1927
Creator: Ware, Marsden & Schey, Oscar W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Measurement of Maximum Cylinder Pressures

Description: "The work presented in this report was undertaken at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics to determine a suitable method for measuring the maximum pressures occurring in aircraft engine cylinders. The study and development of instruments for the measurement of maximum cylinder pressures has been conducted in connection with carburetor and oil engine investigations on a single cylinder aircraft-type engine. Five maximum cylinder-pressure devices have been designed, and tested, in addition to the testing of three commercial indicators" (p. 311).
Date: March 30, 1928
Creator: Hicks, Chester W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The quiescent-chamber type compression-ignition engine

Description: Report presents the results of performance tests of a single-cylinder 4-stroke-cycle compression-ignition engine having a vertical disk form of combustion chamber without air flow. The number, size, and direction of the orifices of the fuel-injection nozzles used were independently varied. A table and graphs are presented showing the performance of the engine with different nozzles; results of tests at different compression ratios, boost pressures, and coolant temperatures are also included.
Date: April 30, 1936
Creator: Foster, H. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Column Strength of Two Extruded Aluminum-Alloy H-Sections

Description: "Extruded aluminum-alloy members of various cross sections are used in aircraft as compression members either singly or as stiffeners for aluminum-alloy sheet. In order to design such members, it is necessary to know their column strength or, in the case of stiffeners, the value of the double modulus, which is best obtained for practical purposes from column tests. Column tests made on two extruded h-sections are described, and column formulas and formulas for the ratio of the double modulus to Young's modulus, based on the tests, are given" (p. 289).
Date: September 30, 1938
Creator: Osgood, William R. & Holt, Marshall
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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High-Speed Tests of Conventional Radial-Engine Cowlings

Description: The drag characteristics of eight radial-engine cowlings have been determined over a wide speed range in the NACA 8-foot high-speed wind tunnel. The pressure distribution over all cowlings was measured, to and above the speed of the compressibility burble, as an aid in interpreting the force tests. One-fifth-scale models of radial-engine cowlings on a wing-nacelle combination were used in the tests.
Date: March 30, 1939
Creator: Robinson, Russell G. & Becker, John V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Determination of optimum plan forms for control surfaces

Description: Solutions found for a range of airfoil plan forms indicate that, regardless of the characteristics of the tail surface, the chord of the rudder or of the elevator should be very nearly constant over its span. The optimum ailerons are also of a characteristic shape, varying little with the plan form of the wing.
Date: January 30, 1941
Creator: Jones, Robert T. & Cohen, Doris
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Pressure distribution over an NACA 23012 airfoil with a fixed slot and a slotted flap

Description: Report presents the results of a pressure-distribution investigation conducted in the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory 7 by 10-foot wind tunnel to determine the air loads on an NACA 23012 airfoil in combination with a fixed leading-edge slot and a slotted flap. Pressures were measured over the upper and lower surfaces of the component parts of the combination for several angles of attack and at several flap settings. The data, presented as pressure diagrams and graphs of section coefficients, are applicable to rib, slat, and flap designs for the combination.
Date: July 30, 1941
Creator: Harris, Thomas A. & Lowry, John G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An Attempted Separation of Mercury Isotopes

Description: The following document describes the analysis on an attempt at separating mercury isotopes by making their environments as widely different as possible.
Date: April 30, 1942
Creator: Kauzmann, Walter, 1916-
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A Colorimetric Method

Description: From abstract: "This paper gives a method for determining Uranium using sodium cresotate as a colorimetric reagent. A precision is obtained of better than 2%. In carrying out analyses for Uranium in corrosion products by existing methods such as ignition to the oxide, silver reductor, or titration with ceric sulfate, it became apparent that a rapid, fairly accurate method for determining uranyl ion would be of great value. Such a method is described in this paper. The most logical color to use is that given by the ferrocyanide complex, but upon studying this, it proved to be unsatisfactory. Sodium salycilate also gives a color which has been used with some success, but its color appears to fade and is not very sensitive. A similar compound, sodium cresotate, was found to give an orange-red color and is the reagent used in the method to be described."
Date: June 30, 1943
Creator: Priest, H. F. & Priest, G. I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Polarographic Determination of Uranium in Dust Samples

Description: Abstract: "Samples of dust are collected from the atmosphere with a Mine Safety Appliance Co. electrostatic precipitator and analyzed for uranium by means of a dropping mercury electrode apparatus. Two to three micrograms of uranium can be detected in a cell solution volume of 1 ml. Iron, nickel and chromium present in shop dusts do not interfere. Copper may interfere if present in excess but may be removed by a sulfide precipitation. Directions for preparation of cell solution and operation of the Polarograph are given. The polarographic method described may be used for determination of uranium in samples other than atmospheric dusts."
Date: August 30, 1943
Creator: Smith, Stanton B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Neutron Measurements with Cadmium Coated Chambers

Description: The following report discusses measurements for slow and fast neutrons from cadmium coated ionization chambers.
Date: September 30, 1943
Creator: Wilson, H. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A summary of the fission product metabolism studies up to March 1944

Description: The metabolic properties of the carrier free long lived fission products in the adult rat have been investigated at different intervals ranging from one to sixty-eight days following administration of the radioactive material. The radio elements studied include the most important long lived fission products, namely, Sr, Y, Zr, Cb, Ra, I, Xe, Cs, Ba, La, Ce, Pr, Np, and the unseparated uranium free fission mixture. The routes of administration included intraperitoneal, intramuscular, oral and intrapulmonary. The tissues assayed for the distribution of the administered radio elements included heart, liver, kidney, testes, spleen, muscle, skin, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, bone, blood, lungs, brain, fat, adrenals, lymph nodes. Urine and feces were collected separately at daily intervals for assay. Data acquired is provided in tabular form. For the fission products which were poorly absorbed from the site of both intramuscular arid intraperitoneal injection (namely, Y, Zr, Cb, Ru, La, Ce, Pr, Np, and the uranium free fission mixture) only the intramuscular data are given here and it is expressed in terms of the distribution of the fraction absorbed from the site of injection. For the radio elements which are completely absorbed following intraperitoneal and intramuscular injection or are absorbed in the digestive tract the distribution is expressed in terms of the administered dose. Due to the difficulty of introducing an exactly known dose into the lungs the distribution in this series of experiments is expressed as distribution of retained activity within the animal. A total of 510 animals were used and 10,500 samples assayed with at least two measurements made on each sample. The average measured recovery of the administered dose in the tissue and excreta was 103.6%.
Date: March 30, 1944
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Determination on Neutron Density With Bismuth Foils : Final Report - Problem Assignment 131 - X21P

Description: It is usual to determine the density of neutrons by using foils of metals which become radioactive as a result of bombardment in the region under investigation. From the rate of disintegration of the newly formed radioactive element the number of neutrons absorbed can be calculated. By use of the capture cross section of the element of which the foil is composed the density of the neutrons can then be computed. By counting the alpha particles from a bismuth foil of known weight after exposure to neutrons the density of the neutrons which produced this activity can be calculated. The least accurately known value which enters into this evaluation is the capture cross-section of bismuth for pile neutrons. This value may be improved by future measurements. It is of importance only for absolute measurements of neutron density so that relative values can be measured with considerable accuracy on the basis of known data.
Date: May 30, 1944
Creator: Curtiss, Leon Francis, 1895-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Wind-Tunnel Investigation of a 1/20-Scale Powered Model of a Four-Engine Transport Airplane

Description: Report presenting tests on a scale model of a four-engine transport airplane to determine the stability characteristics, empennage control-surface effectiveness, the effect of propeller rotation on longitudinal stability, and a method for carrying spare wing panels under the fuselage. The effect of two models of wing power operation on the characteristics of the model was studied. The results indicate that the model possess satisfactory stick-fixed longitudinal stability for all normal flight conditions except for high power with flaps extended.
Date: May 30, 1944
Creator: Stevens, Victor I.; Douglass, William M. & Dods, Jules B., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Explosives-TNX Technical Division, Hanford weekly report for period ending August 29, 1944

Description: Hood Worthington reports that slug testing in autoclaves shows improvement to substantiate a meeting on the initial loading of pile B and production for B.F. Babcock report examining five drafts of Operating Standards for the 100 Area. C.W.J. Wende are considering alternative loading schemes due to the observation that lead dummy slugs at the inlet end of a tube may mushroom when subjected to the stress of discharging. J.A. Wheeler reports on heavy metal content of reclaimed slugs compared to normal slugs. Also, temperature measurements on slugs in 105-B and corrosion rates of heavy metals are given. P.F. Gast reports on safety rod control calculations. T.B. Drew report on volume estimations of the B pile and analysis of data from leakage tests. Lastly, W.K. Woods reports on testing of solid aluminium dummies in the W-tube using an electric needle technique to detect motion of the pieces. Water flow considerations are discussed.
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: Worthington, H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Characteristics of a standard tube

Description: Transmitted herewith are three charts showing the temperatures attained at various points of the slugs in a typical tube of a flat ended pile. These charts are based on the latest information available to us on September 15, 1944. They are valid for any power load when the water rate is 21.0 gpm, whatever may be the inlet temperature of the cooling water. A simple method is provided for correcting the curves for deviations in water rate from 21 gpm. There is appended a detailed explanation of their derivation and of the evaluation of the constants involved in their construction. The current discovery that the pile will be self-poisoned by transient fission products means that the true temperature curves will be somewhat flatter than those here presented.
Date: September 30, 1944
Creator: Drew, T.B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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