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Volume 5

 ISSN: 0091-1801

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 1 July 1930


A comparison of resolving power and sensitivity of photographic plates with varying development, p. 1
Carroll, B.H.; Hubbard, D.

Resonance and quenching of the third principal series line of caesium, p. 13
Boeckner, C.

Relationships between Rockwell and Brinell numbers, p. 19
Petrenko, S.N.

Photo-ionization of caesium by line absorption, p. 51
Mohler, F.L.; Boeckner, C.

Regularities in the spectra of lutecium, p. 73
Meggers, W.F.; Scribner, B.F.

A new consistometer and its application to greases and to oils at low temperatures, p. 83
Bulkley, R.; Bitner, F.G.

Method of measuring strains between glazes and ceramic bodies, p. 97
Schurecht, H.G.; Pole, G.R.

The preparation of fiber test sheets, p. 105
Shaw, M.B.; Bicking, G.W.; Snyder, L.W.

The Geiger tube electron counter, p. 115
Curtiss, L.F.

Flow characteristics of special Fe-Ni-Cr alloys and some steels at elevated temperatures, p. 125
French, H.J.; Kahlbaum, W.; Peterson, A.A.

The characteristics of two-blade propeller fans, p. 185
Dryden, H.L; Ballif, P.S.

Issue 2 July 1930


Fire clays; Some fundamental properties at several temperatures, p. 213
Heindl, R.A.; Pendergast, W.L.

A precise and rapid method of measuring frequencies from 5 to 200 cycles per second, p. 237
Case, N.P.

Coefficient of friction of fabrics, p. 243
Mercier, A.A.

Accelerated tests of asphalts, p. 247
Strieter, O.G.

Conductivity and density of chromic acid solutions, p. 255
Moore, H.R.; Blum, W.

Preliminary studies of the effect of deoxidation and mold conditions on the tensile properties of carbon steel castings, p. 265
McCrae, J.V.; Dowdell, R.L.

The precipitation and ignition of magnesium ammonium phosphate, p. 279
Hoffman, J.I.; Lundell, G.E.F

A new design of precision resistance standard, p. 295
Thomas, J.L.

The structure of the spectra of doubly and trebly ionized zirconium, p. 305
Kiess, C.C.; Lang, R.J.

Phase equilibria in the system Cr2O3-SiO2, p. 325
Bunting, E.N.

A method of measuring frictional coefficients of walk-way materials, p. 329
Hunter, R.B.

Bearing bronzes with additions of zinc, phosphorus, nickel, and antimony, p. 349
Staples, E.M.; Dowdell, R.L.; Eggenschwiler, C.E.

Cutting tests with cemented tungsten carbide lathe tools, p. 365
Digges, T.G.

Heat transfer through metal-inclosed insulation, p. 385
Van Dusen, M.S.

Effects of gases on photoionization of caesium by line absorption, p. 399
Mohler, F.L.; Boeckner, C.

A calorimetric determination of thermal properties of saturated water and steam from 0 degrees to 270 degrees C, p. 411
Osborne, N.S.; Stimson, H.F.; Fiock, E.F.

A review of calorimetric measurements on thermal properties of saturated water and steam, p. 481
Fiock, E.F.

Issue 3 July 1930


An improved form of standard ionization chamber, p. 507
Taylor, L.S.; Singer, G.

Absorption measurements of the x ray general radiation, p. 517
Taylor, L.S.

Change of electrical properties of rubber and gutta-percha during storage under water, p. 539
Curtis, H.L.; Scott, A.H.

The resistance of steels to abrasion by sand, p. 553
Rosenberg, S.J.

An improved Victor-Meyer molecular-weight apparatus, p. 575
Hicks-Bruun, M.M.

Seams for copper roofing, p. 585
Beij, K.H.

Apparatus for the measurement of high constant or rippled voltages, p. 609
Taylor, L.S.

Compressive tests of bases for subway columns, p. 619
Edwards, J.H.; Whittemore, H.L.; Stang, A.H.

Dimensional changes caused in glass by heating cycles, p. 627
Tool, A.Q.; Lloyd, D.B.; Merritt, G.E.

Accurate method of measuring transmitted wave frequencies at 5,000 and 20,000 kilocycles per second, p. 647
Hall, E.L.

Wind pressure on circular cylinders and chimneys, p. 653
Dryden, H.L.; Hill, G.C.

Thermometric lag of aircraft thermometers, thermographs, and barographs, p. 695
Henrickson, H.B.

Apparatus for the determination aboard ship of the salinity of sea water by the electrical conductivity method, p. 711
Wenner, F.; Smith, E.H.; Soule, F.M.

Note on the individualities of anhydrofructose and difructose anhydride, p. 733
Jackson, R.F.; Goergen, S.M.

The chloroplatinate-chloroplatinite electrode, p. 735
Smith, E.R.

A new crystalline calcium chloride compound of alpha-d-gulose and its rotation and mutarotation in aqueous solution, p. 741
Isbell, H.S.

Note on the electrical resistance of contacts between nuts and bolts, p. 757
Wenner, F.; Nusbaum, G.W.; Cruickshanks, B.C.

Addition agents in copper electrotyping solutions, p. 767
Hull, R.O.; Blum, W.

Terms of the arc and spark spectra of chromium, p. 775
Kiess, C.C.

Issue 4 October 1930


Strength of welded shelf-angle connections, p. 781
Edwards, J.H.; Whittemore, H.L.; Stang, A.H.

Measurement of surface temperatures, p. 793
Roeser, W.F.; Mueller, E.F.

Stress distribution in welded steel pedestals, p. 803
Edwards, J.H.; Whittemore, H.L.; Stang, A.H.

The x-ray method applied to a study of the constitution of Portland cement, p. 813
Brownmiller, L.T.; Bogue, R.H.

Photo-ionization of caesium vapor by absorption between the series lines, p. 831
Boeckner, C.; Mohler, F.L.

Efficiency of production of x rays, p. 843
Nicholas, W.W.

On the determination of the empirical formula of a hydrocarbon, p. 867
Washburn, E.W.

The importance of particle size in samples of certain metallurgical materials, p. 891
Scherrer, J.A.; Lundell, G.E.F.

A radiobeacon and receiving system for blind landing of aircraft, p. 897
Diamond, H.; Dunmore, F.W.

The isolation of the isomers of hexane from petroleum, p. 933
Bruun, J.H.; Hicks-Bruun, M.M.

Determination of carbon in high sulphur steels by direct combustion, p. 943
Bright, H.A.; Lundell, G.E.F.

Surface tension of soap solutions and its relation to the thickness of adsorbed films, p. 951
Bulkley, R.; Bitner, F.G.

The measurement of sound absorption, p. 957
Chrisler, V.L.; Snyder, W.F.

Issue 5 November 1930


Mechanism of heat flow in fibrous materials, p. 973
Finck, J.L.

Compressibility and thermal expansion of petroleum oils in the range 0 degrees to 300 degrees C, p. 985
Jessup, R.S.

Interference measurements in the first spectra of krypton and xenon, p. 1041
Humphreys, C.J.

Kennelly-Heaviside layer height observations for 4,045 and 8,650 kc, p. 1057
Gilliland, T.R.

A study of the method for titrating aldose sugars with standard iodine and alkali, p. 1063
Kline, G.M.; Acree, S.F.

Properties of lead-bismuth, lead-tin, type metal, and fusible alloys, p. 1085
Thompson, J.G.

A study of the absorption of sulphuric acid by leather, p. 1109
Beek, J., Jr.

A study of the so-called "overreduced" condition in molten steel, p. 1123
McCrae, J.V.; Dowdell, R.L.; Jordan, L.

The constant occurrence of nonreducing disaccharides in hydrolyzed inulin, p. 1151
Jackson, R.F.; McDonald, E.

Precision of color temperature under various observing conditions; A new color comparator for incandescent lamps, p. 1161
Judd, D.B.

The ring structure of mannose. The optical rotation of 4-glucosido-alpha-mannose, p. 1179
Isbell, H.S.

Issue 6 December 1930


Further study of paper-coating minerals and adhesives, p. 1189
Shaw, M.B.; Bicking, G.W.; O'Leary, M.J.

The structure of the spectrum of singly ionized zirconium, p. 1205
Kiess, C.C.; Kiess, H.K.

A redetermination of the constant of gravitation, p. 1243
Heyl, P.R.

The properties of pure nickel, p. 1291
Jordan, L.; Swanger, W.H.

The freezing point of nickel as a fixed point on the International Temperature Scale, p. 1309
Wensel, H.T.; Roeser, W.F.

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