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Volume 20

 ISSN: 0091-0635

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 1 January 1938


Water tolerances of mixtures of gasoline with ethyl alcohol, p. 1
Bridgeman, O.C.; Aldrich, E.W.

Critical solution temperatures of mixtures of gasoline, n-propyl alcohol, and water, p. 9
Aldrich, E.W.

Interference measurements in the first spectra of neon, argon, and krypton between 4812 and 3319 A, p. 17
Humphreys, C.J.

Infrared spectra of iron, titanium, and carbon, p. 33
Kiess, C.C.

Consistency of eight types of vitreous enamel frits at and near firing temperatures, p. 39
Harrison, W.N.; Stephens, R.E.; Shelton, S.M.

Some soft glazes of low thermal expansion, p. 57
Geller, R.F.; Bunting, E.N.; Creamer, A.S.

Strength, water absorption, and resistance to freezing and thawing of sand-lime brick, p. 67
McBurney, J.W.; Eberle, A.R.

Approximate glass content of commercial portland cement clinker, p. 77
Lerch, W.

A laboratory extraction apparatus and its use in seperating a lubricating-oil fraction with acetic acid, p. 83
Schicktanz, S.T.

Volumetric determination of alpha-, beta-, and gamma-cellulose in pulps and in papers containing sizing, filler, and other materials, p. 87
Launer, H.F.

Issue 2 February 1938


Bromine oxidation and mutarotation measurements with α-d-β-mannoheptose and α-d-α-guloheptose, p. 97
Isbell, H.S.

Some experiments at radio frequencies on superconductors, p. 109
Silsbee, F.B.; Brickwedde, F.G.; Scott, R.B.

Spectrum of lutecium monoxide, p. 125
Watson, W.W.; Meggers, W.F.

Quantitative analysis, with respect to the component structural groups, of the infrared (1 to 2 μ) molal absorptive indices of 55 hydrocarbons, p. 129
Rose, F.W.

Weathering tests on filled coating asphalts, p. 159
Strieter, O.G.

Minor constituents in portland cement clinker, p. 173
Insley, H.; McMurdie, H.F.

Radiometric measurements of ultraviolet solar intensities in the stratosphere, p. 185
Stair, R.; Coblentz, W.W.

Fire tests of treated and untreated wood partitions, p. 217
Brown, C.R.

Evaluation of crease-resistant finishes for fabrics, p. 241
Schiefer, H.F.

Issue 3 March 1938


An absolute electrometer for the measurement of high alternating voltages, p. 253
Brooks, H.B.; Defandorf, F.M.; Silsbee, F.B.

A transformer method for measuring high alternating voltages and its comparison with an absolute electrometer, p. 317
Silsbee, F.B.; Defandorf, F.M.

Reference tables for iron-constantan and copper-constantan thermocouples, p. 337
Roeser, W.F.; Dahl, A.I.

Magnetic method of measuring the thickness of nonmagnetic coatings on iron and steel, p. 357
Brenner, A.

A method for the investigation of upper-air phenomena and its application to radio meteorography, p. 369
Diamond, H.; Hinman, W.S.; Dunmore, F.W.

Photoelastic determination of stresses around a circular inclusion in rubber, p. 393
Thibodeau, W.E.; Wood, L.A.

Fire-clay ladle sleeves, p. 411
Heindl, R.A.; Cooke, G.J.

Issue 4 April 1938


Refractive Index and dispersion of distilled water for visible radiation, at temperatures 0 to 60°C, p. 419
Tilton, L.W.; Taylor, J. K.

Cross-connections in plumbing systems, p. 479
Hunter, R.B.; Golden E.G.; Eaton, H.N.

Quick-drying stamp-pad inks, p. 543
Waters, C.E.

Water as a reference standard for ebulliometry, p. 549
Swietoslawaki, W.; Smith, E.R.

Detection of oxidation in wool, p. 555
Rutherford, H.A.; Harris, M.

Reaction of wool with hydrogen peroxide, p. 559
Rutherford, H.A.; Harris, M.

Photochemical reactions of wool, p. 563
Harris, M.; Smith, A.L.

Issue 5 May 1938


Effect of carbon on the critical cooling rate of high-purity iron-carbon alloys and plain carbon steels, p. 571
Digges, T.G.

Heat of combustion of isoprene, p. 589
Jessup, R.S.

Electromotive force of saturated Weston standard cells containing deuterium oxide, p. 599
Brickwedde, L.H.; Vinal, G.W.

Analysis of phosphate rock, p. 607
Hoffman, J.I.; Lundell, G.E.F.

Maximum usable frequencies for radio sky-wave transmission, 1933 to 1937, p. 627
Gilliland, T.R.; Kirby, S.S.; Smith, N.; Reymer, S.E.

Boiling points of benzene, ethylene chloride, n-heptane, and 2,2,4-trimethylpentane over the range 660- to 860-mm pressure, p. 641
Smith, E.R.; Matheson, H.

Suitability of various plastics for use in airplane dopes, p. 651
Kline, G.M.; Malmberg, C.G.

Minimum perceptible colorimetric purity as a function of dominant wave length, p. 673
Priest, I.G.; Brickwedde, F.G.

Application of vertical-incidence ionosphere measurements to oblique-incidence radio transmission, p. 683
Smith, N.

A portable apparatus for measuring vibration in fresh concrete, p. 707
Pigman, G.L.; Hornibrook, F.B.; Rogers, J.S.

Issue 6 June 1938


An electric hygrometer and its application to radio meteorography, p. 723
Dunmore, F.W.

New procedure for the analysis of dental gold alloys, p. 745
Gilchrist, R.

Pyranose-furanose interconversions with reference to the mutarotations of galactose, levulose, lactulose, and turanose, p. 773
Isbell, H.S.; Pigman, W.W.

Supercooling and freezing of water, p. 799
Dorsey, N.E.

Thermal expansion and effects of heat treatments on the growth, density, and structure of some heat resisting alloys, p. 809
Hidnert, P.

Heats of hydration and transition of calcium sulfate, p. 825
Newman, E.S.; Wells, L.S.

Reproducibility of the silver-silver chloride electrode, p. 837
Smith, E.R.; Taylor, J.K.

Influence of copper and iron salts on the behavior of leather in the oxygen bomb, p. 849
Kanagy, J.R.

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