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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 6

 ISSN: 0091-1801

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 1 January 1931


The heat of formation of water, p. 1
Rossini, F.D.

The heats of combustion methane and carbon monoxide, p. 37
Rossini, F.D.

A portable instrument for measuring air permeability of fabrics, p. 51
Scheifer, H.F.; Best, A.S.

Prism size and orientation in minimum-deviation refractometry, p. 59
Tilton, L.W.

Optimum use of material in biological assays, p. 77
Nicholas, W.W.

Viscous flow and surface films, p. 89
Bulkley, R.

Determination of magnesium in Portland Cement and similar materials by the use of 8-hydroxyquinoline, p. 113
Redmond, J.C.; Bright, H.A.

An improved apparatus and method for the analysis of gas mixtures by combustion and absorption, p. 121
Shepherd, M.

Determination of small quantities of volatile organic acids in sulphuric-acid solutions, p. 169
Craig, D.N.

Issue 2 February 1931


Strain measurement in the reinforcement for the dome of the Natural History Building, p. 183
Lyon, W.C.; Whittemore, H.L.; Stang, A.H.; Sweetman, L.R.

A radio method for synchronizing recording apparatus, p. 195
Parkinson, T.; Gilliland, T.R.

The tensile properties of alloy steels at elevated temperatures as determined by the "short-time" method, p. 199
Kahlbaum, W.; Dowdell, R.L.; Tucker, W.A.

Further studies of the x-ray standard ionization chamber diaphragm system, p. 219
Taylor, L.S.; Singer, G.

An optical coincidence gage, p. 229
Gardner, I.C.; Case, F.A.

The band spectra of scandium-, yttrium-, and lanthanum monoxides, p. 239
Meggers, W.F.; Wheeler, J.A.

Probabilities of recombination into the 1(2)S state of caesium, p. 277
Boeckner, C.

Regularities in the second spectrum of xenon, p. 287
Humphreys, C.J.; de Bruin, T.L.; Meggers, W.F.

The resistance of chromium-plated plug gages to wear, p. 295
Herschman, H.K.

Compressive tests of jointed H-section steel columns, p. 305
Edwards, J.H.; Whittemore, H.L.; Stang, A.H.

Critical study of the bursting strength test for paper, p. 339
Carson, F.T.; Worthington, F.V.

Issue 3 March 1931


A method for the standardization of permeameters at high magnetizing forces, p. 355
Sanford, R.L.

Determination of the toluene content of a midcontinent petroleum, p. 363
Bruun, J.H.; Leslie, RT; Schicktanz, S.T.

The mechanism of the atomization of liquids, p. 369
Castleman, R.A.

Separation of normal octane from petroleum by distillation and crystallization, p. 377
Leslie, R.T.; Schicktanz, S.T.

Furhter measurements of propeller fan characteristics, p. 387
Ballif, P.S.; Dryden, H.L.

A precision cryostat with automatic temperature regulation, p. 401
Scott, R.B.; Brickwedde, F.G

The paper-making properties of phormium tenax (New Zealand flax), p. 411
Shaw, M.B.; Bicking, G.W.; O'Leary, M.J.

A method for the separation and gravimetric determination of osmium, p. 421
Gilchrist, R.

Application of the fluorating process to fructose, p. 449
Brauns, D.H.; Frush, H.L.

Moisture expansion of glazes and other ceramic finishes, p. 457
Schurecht, H.G; Pole, G.R.

Extension of the standard visibility function to intervals of 1 millimicron by third-difference osculatory interpolation, p. 465
Judd, D.B.

Durability and strength of bond between mortar and brick, p. 473
Palmer, L.A.; Hall, J.V.

Heat transfer through building walls, p. 493
Van Dusen, M.S.; Finck, J.L.

Issue 4 April 1931


Variations caused in heating curves of glass by heat treatment, p. 523
Tool, A.Q.; Eichlin, C.G.

On the vibration of U bars, p. 553
Keulegan, G.H.

Laundry "winter damage", p. 593
Wilkie, J.B.

The determination of the alpha-cellulose content and copper number of paper, p. 603
Burton, J.O.; Rasch, R.H.

The structure of the arc spectrum of zirconium, p. 621
Kiess, C.C.; Kiess, H.K.

Radiation from metals bombarded by low-speed electrons, p. 673
Mohler, F.L.; Boeckner, C.

Pipe-line currents and soil resistivity as indicators of local corrosive soil areas, p. 683
Shepard, E.R.

Two new crystalline difructose anhydrides from hydrolyzed inulin, p. 709
Jackson, R.F.; McDonald, E.

Measurement of fiber diameters by the diffraction method, p. 717
McNicholas, H.J; Curtis, H.J.

Wind pressure on a model of a mill building, p. 735
Dryden, H.L.; Hill, G.C.

Stabilization of boric acid buffers by aeration, p. 757
Fawcett, E.H.; Acree, S.F.

Issue 5 May 1931


Note on contraction coefficients of jets of gas, p. 765
Buckingham, E.

The effect of small variations in pitch upon the inductance of a standard solenoid, p. 777
Snow, C.

Heat content values for aqueous solutions of the chlorides, nitrates, and hydroxides of hydrogen, lithium, sodium, and potassium at 18 degrees C, p. 791
Rossini, F.D.

Accurate measurement of small electric charges by a null method, p. 807
Taylor, L.S.

Light sensitivity of rosin paper-sizing materials, p. 819
Kimberly, A.E.; Hicks, J.F.G.

Dimensional changes in the manufacture of electrotypes, p. 829
Bekkedahl, N.; Blum, W.

The heat of ionization of water, p. 847
Rossini, F.D.

Factors affecting the strength of masonry of hollow units, p. 857
Parsons, D.E.

Determination of the benzene and the normal hexane content in a mid-continent petroleum, p. 869
Bruun, J.H.; Bruun, M.M.H.

Calorimetric determinations of thermal properties of methyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, and benzene, p. 881
Fiock, E.F.; Ginnings, D.C.; Holton, W.B.

Characteristics of airplane antennas for radio range-beacon reception, p. 901
Diamond, H.; Davies, G.L.

Issue 6 June 1931


A method for determining the change in transference number of a salt with change in concentration. A modification of the moving boundry method, p. 917
Smith, E.R.

Carpet wear testing machine, p. 927
Schiefer, H.F.; Best, A.S.

The lateral chromatic aberration of apochromatic microscope systems, p. 937
Gardner, I.C.; Case, F.A.

Phase equilibria in the system Cr2O3-Al2O3, p. 947
Bunting, E.N.

Measurements of extreme ultra-violet solar radiation using a filter method, p. 951
Coblentz, W.W.; Stair, R.

The influence of chemical composition and heat treatment of steel forgings on machinability with shallow lathe cuts, p. 977
Digges, T.G.

The index of refraction of some soda-limesilica glasses as a function of the composition, p. 993
Faick, C.A.; Finn, A.N.

Volume changes in brick masonry materials, p. 1003
Palmer, L.A.

The arc spectrum of rhenium, p. 1027
Meggers, W.F.

Purification and analysis of alkali cyanides, p. 1051
Thompson, M.R.

A multiple manometer and piston gages for precision measurements, p. 1061
Meyers, C.H.; Jessup, R.S.

The Waidner-Burgess standard of light, p. 1103
Wensel, H.T.; Roeser, W.F.; Barbrow, L.E.; Caldwell, F.R.

The freezing point of platinum, p. 1119
Roeser, W.F.; Caldwell, F.R.; Wensel, H.T.

Special refractories for use at high temperature, p. 1131
Swanger, W.H.; Caldwell, F.R.

The oxidation of sugars. I. The electrolytic oxidation of aldose sugars in the presence of a bromide and calcium carbonate, p. 1145
Isbell, H.S.; Frush, H.L.

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