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Reference Values of Gas Viscosity
Last Updated Date: 03/10/2014

NIST has refined techniques to produce reference values for the viscosity and thermal conductivity of argon with a standard uncertainty of only … more

Pipeline-Scale Flow Measurement Standards for Natural Gas
Last Updated Date: 03/10/2014

NIST natural gas flow calibrations are performed offsite at the CEESI Iowa flow facility in Garner, Iowa under NIST’s metrological control. A … more

Understanding Flow Meters
Last Updated Date: 03/10/2014

Accurate flow measurements are needed for test fluids, temperatures, pressures, flows, and installation conditions that differ from those used … more

Air Speed Metrology
Last Updated Date: 03/10/2014

NIST’s versatile wind tunnel is used to calibrate customers’ air speed sensors and to conduct research on the design of novel anemometers, the … more

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Last Updated Date: 03/08/2014

If an air speed sensor is used under conditions that differ from the conditions under which the sensor was calibrated, the calibrated sensor may … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate a MEMS-based methodology for evaluating time-dependent mechanical properties of materials that undergo … more

Biomanufacturing
Last Updated Date: 01/09/2014

Protein drugs are the top selling pharmaceuticals worldwide, a hundred billion dollar industry, but also the fastest growing category of health … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for the Determination of Hormones in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate many life functions, and deviations from normal levels can indicate serious health problems. … more

Chemical Metrology for Polymers Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

Chemical metrology for polymers manufacturing is a new area of endeavor for the Chemical Sciences Division. At the outset, efforts have involved … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

Clinical Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/06/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Clinical Quality Assurance Program (ClinQAP) to support the … more

Radioactivity Standard Reference Material Program
Last Updated Date: 12/27/2013

The Standard Reference Materials Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides science, industry, and government … more

Evolution of Image Spatial Resolution
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2013

Measuring the through-plane water content in a hydrogen fuel cell is critical to understanding this complicated heat and mass transport … more

Fuels
Last Updated Date: 12/10/2013

Energy is one of the most critical problems facing the United States, with technical, economic and public policy aspects. Decision makers depend … more

Vapor Characterization
Last Updated Date: 12/10/2013

A vapor is a fluid that develops (and will always be formed) above a condensed phase such as a solid or liquid. Understanding vapors is critical … more

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