NBS Special Publication, Issues 400-411

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975

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Page 25 - A special series of interim or final reports on work performed by NBS for outside sponsors (both government and non-government). In general, initial distribution is handled by the sponsor; public distribution is by the National Technical Information Services (Springfield, Va.
Page xii - Handbooks — Recommended codes of engineering and industrial practice (including safety codes) developed in cooperation with interested industries, professional organizations, and regulatory bodies. Special Publications...
Page 31 - 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 16 - In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Bureau of Standards, nor does it imply that the materials or equipment identified are necessarily the best available for the purpose.
Page 44 - ... materials needed by industry, commerce, educational institutions, and Government; provides advisory and research services to other Government Agencies; develops, produces, and distributes Standard Reference Materials; and provides calibration services.
Page 50 - ... technical services to promote the use of available technology and to facilitate technological innovation in industry and Government: cooperates with public and private organizations leading to the development of technological standards (including mandatory safety standards), codes and methods of test: and provides technical advice and services to Government agencies upon request. The Institute...
Page 44 - Bureau conducts research and provides: (1) a basis for the Nation's physical measurement system, (2) scientific and technological services for industry and government, (3) a technical basis for equity in trade, and (4) technical services to promote public safety. The...
Page vi - NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS The National Bureau of Standards' was established by an act of Congress March 3, 1901. The Bureau's overall goal is to strengthen and advance the Nation's science and technology and facilitate their effective application for public benefit. To this end. the Bureau conducts research and provides...
Page 10 - THE INSTITUTE FOR BASIC STANDARDS provides the central basis within the United States of a complete and consistent system of physical measurement; coordinates that system with measurement systems of other nations; and furnishes essential services leading to accurate and uniform physical measurements throughout the Nation's scientific community, industry, and commerce.
Page 50 - Government; provides advisory and research services to other Government agencies; and develops, produces, and distributes standard reference materials. The Institute consists of the Office of Standard Reference Materials, the...

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