Catalog of National Bureau of Standards Publications, 1966-1976: pt. 1 Citations and abstracts. v. 2. Key word index (A through L)

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The Bureau, 1978
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Page 169 - It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair: the event is in the hands of God.
Page x - Studies or reports which are complete in themselves but restrictive in their treatment of a subject. Analogous to monographs but not so comprehensive in scope or definitive in treatment of the subject area.
Page x - Mathematics Series — Mathematical tables, manuals, and studies of special interest to physicists, engineers, chemists, biologists, mathematicians, computer programmers, and others engaged in scientific and technical work. National Standard Reference Data Series — Provides quantitative data on the physical and chemical properties of materials, compiled from the world's literature and critically evaluated.
Page x - Building Science Series — Disseminates technical information developed at the Bureau on building materials, components, systems, and whole structures. The series presents research results, test methods, and performance criteria related to the structural and environmental functions and the durability and safety characteristics of building elements and systems.
Page 348 - The International Commission on Rules for the Approval of Electrical Equipment (CEE) standard for power-supply primary-circuit connectors for use with detachable cable assemblies is the CEE-22 (see Fig 11.30).
Page 186 - Handbook 44 Specifications, Tolerances, and other Technical Requirements for Commercial Weighing and Measuring Devices...
Page 367 - His instincts prompt him to compete for his place in the community, but his ethics prompt him also to co-operate (perhaps in order that there may be a place to compete for). The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land.
Page x - ... restrictive in their treatment of a subject. Analogous to monographs but not so comprehensive in scope or definitive in treatment of the subject area. Often serve as a vehicle for final reports of work performed at NBS under the sponsorship of other government agencies.