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Abortion: Legal Control

Description: The U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 112 (1973), and Doe v. Bolton, 410 U.S. 179, which held generally that a State could no longer prohibit abortions in the first 6 months of pregnancy, caused several House and Senate members to move for an abortion prohibition effectuated by congressional action. To this end, proposed bills and constitutional amendments have been introduced in both Houses. Rather than having settled the abortion question conclusively, the Supreme Court decisions have kindled a national protest movement.
Date: August 12, 1976
Creator: Hall, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Applications of Waveguide and Circuit Theory to the Development of Accurate Microwave Measurement Methods and Standards

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over "the basic theory and analytical methods used in the development of accurate microwave measurement methods and standards" (p. x). These methods are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1973
Creator: Beatty, R. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Divergent Beam (Kossel) X-Ray Method and Its Uses in Measuring Strain Contours in an Individual Grain of Fe-3 Weight Percent Si Transformer Sheet

Description: From Abstract: "The results showed that a variable strain distribution existed in the alloy sheet at the time it was ready for insertion into a transformer core. Small applied comprehensive and tensile loads tended to rearrange this variable strain distribution but not appreciably alter the total stored elastic energy."
Date: August 1973
Creator: Yakowitz, Harvey
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Vertical Tube Evaporator Pilot Plant Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1969

Description: From Summary: "This report summarizes the down-flow heat transfer performance of enhanced surface tubes and operations at the four-effect Vertical Tube Evaporator Pilot Plant at the Office of Saline Water East Coast Test Station, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. The period from July 1, 1968 to June 30, 1969 is covered in this report."
Date: August 1970
Creator: Stearns-Roger Corporation
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Bolsa Island Nuclear Power and Desalting Project Facilities (Cost and Description) and Cost of Desalted Water

Description: Report that contains information regarding the plans for a combined nuclear power plant and water desalination facility on a man-made island in the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Includes the estimated costs associated with the conceptual plant as well as unit costs for desalted water.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Evaluation of the Vertical Tube Evaporator and the Multistage Flash Desalination Processes

Description: Report that compares and evaluates "the relative thermodynamic and engineering characteristics and economics of the Vertical Tube Evaporator (VTE) and the Multistage Flash (MSF) process" (p. 1) for use in 250 Millions of Gallons per Day (MGD) and 2.5 MGD desalination plants.
Date: August 1970
Creator: The Fluor Corp., Ltd.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Development of Tubular Reverse Osmosis Module Assembly Techniques

Description: Report concerning the development of equipment and processes required for the production of porous wall reverse osmosis tubes lined with membrane material deposited by extrusion. These include a chilled water membrane gellation system, "a heat treat fixture permitting simultaneous heat treatment of several reverse osmosis tubes" (p. 1), and the optimization of the structure of fiberglass filament/resin composite material.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Fluke, G. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Aluminum Heat Transfer Surfaces Multistage Flash Distillation Plant

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline over studies conducted on heat transfer of aluminum alloy in multistage flash distillation plants. Results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Fauth, D. A. & Lindberg, R. I., Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Impact of a Department of Education on Federal Science & Technology Activities

Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) examining "a range of congressional options available for ensuring the integrity of the educational process for professional scientists and engineers is maintained" during the creation of the Department of Education (p. iii).
Date: August 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Open Shelf-Life Dating of Food

Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that analyzes "consumers' perspectives on open-date labeling; benefits and costs; alternative systems and techniques; alternative criteria and scientific tests to establish open dates; enforcement mechanisms and liability related to open-date labeling; and options available to Congress" (p. 1).
Date: August 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Development of Medical Technology: Opportunities for Assessment

Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) examining the human and financial costs to the healthcare system caused by research and development. It "discusses possibilities for and obstacles to assessing the social impacts of new medical technologies during the stages of research and development that precede their wiespread acceptance" (p. 3).
Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Food Information Systems: Summary and Analysis

Description: A study done by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) intended to "review food information systems in order to isolate and evaluate those significant to the development of food legislation and related congressional policymaking" (p. xi).
Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Analysis of the Proposed National Energy Plan

Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of an analysis of the proposed national energy plan.
Date: August 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An Assessment of Alternative Economic Stockpiling Policies

Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that focuses on analyzing the "materials problems related to sudden discontinuities in the long-range supply/demand of a given material, resulting in complete or partial disruptions and abrupt price changes" (p. vii).
Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Railroad Safety—U.S.-Canadian Comparison

Description: This report represents a significant cooperative effort on the part of Canadian and U.S. Government agencies, railroads, and labor groups in creating mutual understanding of railroad safety policy and programs.
Date: August 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Dynamics of Fields of Higher Spin

Description: Report presenting a relativistic theory of motion that is free of many of the difficulties common in relativistic equations of motion. This Lagrangian theory describes fields and particles with arbitrary mass and charge and having any discrete spin, integer or half integer.
Date: August 1976
Creator: Hayward, Raymond W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Photonuclear Reactions

Description: Report discussing photonuclear reactions in the approximate energy range 10 to 30 MeV. Various sum rules are discussed and applied to experimental data. Several different theories are described and their predictions compared with experiment, and as often as possible open questions and discrepancies are pointed out.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Hayward, Evans
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Production Potential of Copper Deposits Associated with Permian Red Bed Formations in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the copper deposits in the Permian red beds from north-central Texas through Oklahoma, and into southwestern Kansas. Geologic and economic properties of the copper ore are documented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Stroud, R. B.; McMahan, A. B.; Stroup, R. K. & Hibpshman, M. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Monthly report of radioactive waste management activities: August 1976

Description: This monthly report describes current activities related to shipments of TRU waste to the INEL retrievable storage pad, shipments of low-level waste to the burial grounds at Barnwell, South Carolina, and tritiated waste to the Nevada Test Site. Activities also included on-site transfer of low-level beta waste water for solidification and additional runs with the cyclone incinerator to evaluate the effectiveness of the venturi scrubber to remove particulates from the off gas. A table is included to show inventories of the various waste streams and their shipments.
Date: August 1976
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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