Study and Investigations of Use of Materials and New Designs and Methods in Public Works; Committee Prints ... 87-2 ... 1962

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1962
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Contents

Automatic dispenser utilizing melted longchain fatty alcohols to form
4
Review of new materialsContinued
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Research in soil additives
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Traveling machine constructs concrete pipe in place 27
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Planning design construction operation and maintenance of control struc
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Testing of rock characteristics on yellow tail damsite abutments 34
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Planning design constructionContinued
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Bituminous
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Several vibrators mounted on tractor for consolidation of concrete 40
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Splitspoon penetration test
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Transport and placement of transmission line towers by helicopter 48
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Atomized suspension technique flowsheet 50
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Plastics
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Memorandum of transmittal from the Chairman
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uct is consumed Irrigation accounts for 80 to 90 percent of all Page
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Review of new materials and methods conserve water resources
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Butylcovered nylon bag assembly with ground cover in background
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Radioactive cesium Cs137 dredge pipe density gage
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Review of new materials and methods to conserve water resourcesCon Page
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Evaporation control with floating film covers 21
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be buried and covered with earth material for protection 30
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Evaporation control with polyethylene plastic film 40
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Mole plow used for installing lowcost plastic liner The liner15 mil
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Berm of floodway seeded to native grass and mulched with hay
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Fine mesh jute thatching in experimental waterway after a test flow
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Selected references
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Memorandum of transmittal from the chairman
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1 slope against erosion
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Problem area documentation
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Farm structures needs
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Table No 1 Linings placed canal 21
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Plastic film covered solar absorber of blackpainted corrugated metal
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Page 2 - Research and planning (a) The Secretary is authorized in his discretion to engage in research on all phases of highway construction, modernization, development, design, maintenance, safety, financing, and traffic conditions, including the effect thereon of State laws and is authorized to test, develop, or assist in the testing and developing of any material, invention, patented article, or process. The Secretary may publish the results of such research. The Secretary may carry out the authority granted...
Page 22 - April 1962 when some minor earthquakes were recorded. Prior to that time, the area was classified in the Uniform Building Code of the International Conference of Building Officials as Zone 0, meaning a "no damage area.
Page 12 - Standards, responsibility for the conditions in the water supply system shall be considered to be held by: (1) The water purveyor from the source of supply to the connection to the customer's service piping; and (2) The owner of the property served and the municipal, county, or other authority having legal jurisdiction from the point of connection to the customer's service piping to the free-flowing outlet of the ultimate consumer.
Page 60 - Administrator shall develop and demonstrate under varied conditions (including conducting such basic and applied research, studies, and experiments as may be necessary...
Page 28 - Pozzolan shall be a siliceous or siliceous and aluminous material, which in itself possesses little or no cementitious value but which will, in finely divided form and in the presence of moisture, chemically react with calcium hydroxide at ordinary temperatures to form compounds possessing cementitious properties.
Page 60 - Practicable means of treating municipal sewage and other waterborne wastes to remove the maximum possible amounts of physical, chemical, and biological pollutants in order to restore and maintain the maximum amount of the Nation's water at a quality suitable for repeated reuse...
Page 59 - Nation is that of making the relatively fixed supply of water meet a rapidly increasing demand by providing the right quantity of water of the right quality when and where it is needed.
Page 36 - Under proper conditions, wood has proved itself good for centuries of service. Molds, stains, and decay in wood are caused by fungi, which are microscopic plants that must have organic material on which to live, and for some of them wood offers the required food supply. Their growth, however, is dependent upon suitably mild temperature and dampness. Most decay occurs in wood having a moisture content above the fiber- saturation point. Wood that is continuously water-soaked or continuously dry will...
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