Authorization of the Standard Reference Data Act and Review of the National Bureau of Standards: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, on S. 2615 ... February 15 and April 6, 1978

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978 - 258 pages
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Page 3 - The Bureau is authorized to exercise its functions for the Government of the United States, for any State or municipal government within the United States, or for any scientific society, educational institution, firm, corporation, or individual within the United States engaged in manufacturing or other pursuits requiring the use of standards or standard measuring instruments.
Page 192 - department' means the Department of State, the Department of Defense, the Atomic Energy Commission, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the...
Page 23 - ... 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. The Laboratory consists of the following centers: Absolute Physical Quantities...
Page 45 - Under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act and the Energy Conservation and Production Act...
Page 26 - Secretary is authorized to conduct, directly or through contracts or grants, a fire research program, including — "(1) basic and applied fire research for the purpose of arriving at an understanding of the fundamental processes underlying all aspects of fire.
Page 213 - Cumulations for the previous year are available on a subscription basis from the: Radiation Chemistry Data Center Radiation Laboratory University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, Indiana 46556 Subscription Information: Biweekly List only (Vol.
Page 16 - ... that the metric system of measurement is included in the curriculum of the Nation's educational institutions, and (ii) that teachers and other appropriate personnel are properly trained to teach the metric system of measurement ; (C) consultation by the Secretary of Commerce...
Page 15 - The commission shall: (1) make a study of the data banks, automated data processing programs, and information systems of governmental, regional, and private organizations in order to determine the standards and procedures in force for the protection of personal information...
Page 206 - Selected Specific Rates of Reactions of Transients from Water in Aqueous Solution.
Page 51 - To provide for the economic and efficient purchase, lease, maintenance, operation, and utilization of automatic data processing equipment by Federal departments and agencies.

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