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Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards

The Journal of Research of NIST and its predecessors report NIST research and development in metrology and related fields of: physical science, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics, biotechnology, information technology.

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Volume 54

 ISSN: 0091-0635

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Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 1 January 1955


Calibration of meter line standards of length at the National Bureau of Standards, p. 1
Page, Benjamin L.

Enthalpy and specific heat of four corrosion-resistant alloys at high temperatures, p. 15
Douglas, Thomas B.; Dever, James L.

Effect of temperature on the tensile properties of a commercial and a high-purity 70-percent-nickel-30-percent-copper alloy, p. 21
Jenkins, William D.; Digges, Thomas G.; Johnson, Carl R.

The system lime-water at 21 °C and high pressures, p. 37
Weir, Charles E.

Absorption of radiant energy by solid particles in suspension, p. 41
Stewart, James E.

Branching ratio in the decay of polonium-210, p. 47
Hayward, R.W.; Hoppes, D.D.; Mann, W.B.

Mechanism of high-speed-waterdrop erosion of methyl methacrylate plastic, p. 51
Engel, Olive G.

Issue 2 February 1955


Geometric factors in electrical measurements relating to corrosion and its prevention, p. 61
Schwerdtfeger, W.J.; Denison, Irving A.

Pore-size distribution in collagen and leather by the porosimeter method, p. 73
Stromberg, Robert R.

Collagen pores determined by electron microscopy, p. 83
Swerdlow, Max; Stromberg, Robert R.

Effect of low temperatures on the mechanical properties of a commercially pure titanium, p. 91
Geil, Glenn W.; Carwile, Nesbit L.

Reactions at wet-dry interfaces on fibrous materials, p. 103
Schaffer, Robert; Appel, W.D.; Forziati, Florence H.

Scintillation spectrometry of low-energy bremsstrahlung, p. 107
Ehrlich, Margarete

Issue 3 March 1955


A method for the numerical integration of differential equations of second order without explicit first derivatives, p. 119
de Vogelaere, Rene

Selected positive and negative ions in the mass spectra of the monohalomethanes, p. 127
Dibeler, Vernon H.; Reese, Robert M.

Variation in distortion with magnification, p. 135
Magill, Arthur A.

Heats of combustion and isomerization of six pentadienes and spiropentane, p. 143
Fraser, Frances M.; Prosen, Edward J.

Solid-state reactions and dielectric properties in the system magnesia-lime-tin oxide-titania, p. 149
Coughanour, L.W.; Roth, R.S.; Marzullo, S.; Sennett, F.E.

Chromatographic method for the fractionation of asphalt into distinctive groups of components, p. 163
Kleinschmidt, Lawrence R.

Nature of stark rubber, p. 167
Roberts, Donald E.; Mandelkern, Leo

Issue 4 April 1955


Partially balanced incomplete block designs with two associate classes and two treatments per block, p. 177
Clatworthy, Willard H.

Solid-state reactions and dielectric properties in the systems magnesia-zirconia-titania and lime-zirconia-titania, p. 191
Coughanour, L.W.; Roth, R.S.; Marzullo, S.; Sennett, F.E.

Synthesis of a-D-glucose-2-C14,a-D-mannose-2-C14, and a-D-galactose-2-C14, p. 201
Isbell, Horace S.; Frush, Harriet L.; Schaffer, Robert

The system of lime, silica, and water at 180 °C, p. 205
Peppler, Richard B.

An algorithm for solving the transportation problem, p. 213
Gleyzal, A.

An x-ray study of the system uranium monocarbide-uranium dicarbide-beryllium carbide, p. 217
Burdick, M.D.; Parker, H.S.; Roth, R.S.; McGandy, E.L.

An analysis of within-the-hour fading in 100- to 1,000-Mc transmissions, p. 231
Janes, H.B.

Issue 5 May 1955


Astigmatism of skew pencils in optical systems containing toric surfaces, p. 251
Weinstein, Walter

Osculatory interpolation in the complex plane, p. 263
Salzer, Herbert E.

Macromethods for reducing aldonic lactones to sugars: The preparation of L-glucose, p. 267
Frush, Harriet L.; Isbell, Horace S.

Stress-strain relationships in yarns subjected to rapid impact loading: 1. Equipment, testing procedure, and typical results, p. 269
Stone, Walter K.; Schiefer, Herbert F.; Fox, George

Stress-strain relationships in yarns subjected to rapid impact loading: 2. Breaking velocities, strain energies, and theory neglecting wave propagation, p. 277
McCrackin, Frank L.; Schiefer, Herbert F.; Smith, Jack C.; Stone, Walter K.

Waterdrop collisions with solid surfaces, p. 281
Engel, Olive G.

Effect of Darling-Dennison and Fermi resonance on thermodynamic functions, p. 299
Woolley, Harold W.

Issue 6 June 1955


Titrations of bases with diphenyl phosphate in some aqueous and nonaqueous solvents, p. 309
Davis, Marion M.; Hetzer, Hannah B.

An improved method of measuring efficiencies of ultra-high-frequency and microwave bolometer mounts, p. 321
Beatty, R.W.; Reggia, Frank

A study of some strontium aluminates and calcium-strontium aluminate solid solutions, p. 329
Carlson, Elmer T.

A measurement of the velocity of propagation of very-high-frequency radio waves at the surface of the earth, p. 335
Florman, Edwin F.

A study of the system magnesium oxide-magnesium chloride-water and the heat of formation of magnesium oxychloride, p. 347
Newman, Edwin S.

Dielectric relaxation for spherical molecules in a crystalline field: Theory for two simple models, p. 357
Hoffman, John D.; Axilrod, Benjamin M.

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