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Volume 24

 ISSN: 0091-0635

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 1 January 1940


Infrared arc spectrum of germanium, p. 1
Kiess, C.C.

Colorimetric determination of arsenic in ferrous and nonferrous alloys, p. 7
Rodden, C.J.

Determination of uronic acids in cellulosic materials, p. 13
Whistler, R.L.; Martin, A.R.; Harris, M.

Thermal expansion of some chromium-vanadium steels, p. 25
Hidnert, P.

Sensitive aneroid diaphragm capsule with no deflection above a selected pressure, p. 31
Brombacher, W.G.; Goerke, V.H.; Cordero, F.

Physical properties of some purified aliphatic hydrocarbons, p. 33
Brooks, D.B.; Howard, F.L.; Crafton, H.C.

Mathematical theory of irrotational translation waves, p. 47
Keulegan, G.H.; Patterson, G.W.

Issue 2 February 1940


Application of vibrators for measuring mortar consistency and fabricating mortar cubes, p. 103
Blaine, R.L.; Tucker, J., Jr.

Alpha and beta methyl lyxosides, mannosides, gulosides, and heptosides of like configuration, p. 125
Isbell, H.S.; Frush, H.L.

First spectrum of tin, p. 153
Meggers, W.F.

Reaction of bromine with furfural and related compounds, p. 175
Hughes, E.E.; Acree, S.F.

Structure of difructose anhydride III (difructofuranose 1,2',2,3'-anhydride), p. 181
McDonald, E.J.; Jackson, R.F.

Stability of base-metal thermocouples in air from 800° to 2,200° F, p. 205
Dahl, A.I.

Predictions of normal radio critical frequencies related to solar eclipses in 1940, p. 225
Smith, N.

Issue 3 March 1940


Boiling points of n-heptane and 2,2,4-trimethylpentane over the range 100- to 1,500-millimeter pressure, p. 229
Smith, E.R.

Dielectric constant, power factor, and resistivity of marble, p. 235
Scott, A.H.

Reducing powers of various sugars with alkaline copper-citrate reagent, p. 241
Isbell, H.S.; Pigman, W.W.; Frush, H.L.

Measurement, in roentgens, of the gamma radiation from radium by the free-air ionization chamber, p. 247
Taylor, L.S.; Singer, G.

Second ionization constant and related thermodynamic quantities for malonic acid from 0° to 60°C, p. 269
Hamer, W.J.; Burton, J.O.; Acree, S.F.

Hue, saturation, and lightness of surface colors with chromatic illumination, p. 293
Judd, D.B.

Combination of wool protein with acid and base: hydrochloric acid and potassium hydroxide, p. 335
Steinhardt, J.; Harris, M.

Issue 4 April 1940


Heat and free energy of formation of deuterium oxide, p. 369
Rossini, F.D.; Knowlton, J.W.; Johnston, H.L.

Note on the effect of pressure on the wave-lengths of the international secondary standards in the spectrum of iron, p. 389
Humphreys, C.J.

Separation of the aromatic hydrocarbons, and of the isolation of n-dodecane, naphthalene, 1-methylnaphthalene, and 2-methylnaphthalene, from the kerosene fraction of petroleum, p. 395
Mair, B.J.; Streiff, A.J.

Concerning the existence of fractions of the sericin in raw silk, p. 415
Rutherford, H.A.; Harris, M.

Methods of measuring pH in alkaline cyanide plating baths, p. 423
Thompson, M.R.

Some observations on determining the size of pores in paper, p. 435
Carson, F.T.

Outdoor exposure tests of electroplated nickel and chromium coatings on steel and nonferrous metals, p. 443
Blum, W.; Strausser, P.W.C.

Thermodynamic properties of sulfuric-acid solutions and their relation to the electromotive force and heat of reaction of the lead storage battery, p. 475
Craig, D.N.; Vinal, G.W.

Issue 5 May 1940


Friction and temperature as criteria for safe operation of journal bearings, p. 491
McKee, S.A.

Isolation of 3-methylhexane, trans-1,2-dimethylcyclopentane, and trans-1,3-dimethylcyclopentane from petroleum, p. 509
Glasgow, A.R.

Small inertia-type machine for testing brake lining, p. 531
Taylor, R.H.; Holt, W.L.

Effect of paint on the sound absorption of acoustic materials, p. 547
Chrisler, V.L.

Pectic substance in cotton and its relation to the properties of the fiber, p. 555
Whistler, R.L.; Martin, A.R.; Harris, M.

Apparatus for the study of the photochemistry of sheet materials, p. 567
Launer, H.F.

Redetermination of the Munson-Walker reducing-sugar values, p. 579
Hammond, L.D.

Issue 6 June 1940


Theory of a single-layer, bifilar, absolute standard of mutual inductance, p. 597
Snow, C.

Equipment for conditioning materials at constant humidities and at elevated temperatures, p. 639
Wiegerink, J.G.

Moisture relations of textile fibers at elevated temperatures, p. 645
Wiegerink, J.G.

Tests of corrosion inhibitors for water treatment in air-conditioning equipment, p. 665
Wilson, J.H.; Groesbeck, E.C.

Preparation and some physical properties of 2,2,4,4-tetramethylpentane, p. 677
Howard, F.L.

Influence of cyclic stress on corrosion pitting of steels in fresh water, and influence of stress corrosion on fatigue limit, p. 685
McAdam, D.J.; Geil, G.W.

Influence of austenitic grain size on the critical cooling rate of high-purity iron-carbon alloys, p. 723
Digges, T.G.

Microscopic examination of cotton fibers in cuprammonium hydroxide solutions, p. 743
Hock, C.W.; Harris, M.

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