Annual Report - National Bureau of Standards

Author: United States. National Bureau of Standards

Publisher: N.A


Category: Weights and measures

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1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of Standards

Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1961 (Classic Reprint)

Author: National Bureau of Standards

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780364148020


Page: 218

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Excerpt from 1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of Standards: Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1961 On March 3, 1961, the National Bureau of Standards completed 60 years of service to science, industry, and commerce. Throughout this period it has been concerned with precision physical measurement, with the pro motion of reliable and uniform measurement in the United States, and with a wide variety of research activities. For measurements to have general meaning and validity, they must be based on common units and standards that are precisely and reliably known. Only then can there be effective interchange of information among scientists, realistic utilization of scientific data by engineers and technologists, orderly exchange of goods in commerce, and realization of the concept of inter changeable parts throughout industry. It is the Bureau's responsibility to develop and maintain the national standards upon which all measurements in this country are based, and to see that these standards are made available to science and industry through suitable calibration services. A second important responsibility of the Bureau is to provide reliable and precise data on the basic properties of matter and materials that are of importance to science and industry. As such data are obtained by precise measurement, the performance of this function both draws upon and at the same time increases the Bureau's background of knowledge and competence in the field of measurement. Through a broad program of research in the physical sciences, the Bureau continually strives to keep abreast of the measurement requirements of American science and technology. To insure that measurement inadequacies do not retard progress, it must anticipate tomorrow's measurement problems and lead in their solution, developing new standards and measurement techniques as new fields open up or become more active. Such a research program provides a broad basis for service to the Govern ment and the Nation in a variety of other ways. These include the develop ment of test methods for materials, cooperation in the establishment of codes and specifications, and advisory services to other Government agencies on technical problems. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Annual Report - National Academy of Sciences

Author: National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A


Category: Medicine

Page: N.A

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Vols. for include reports for the National Research Council; 1965/66- include reports for the National Academy of Engineering; 1971/72- include reports for the Institute of Medicine.
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Annual Report

Author: Smithsonian Institution

Publisher: N.A


Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Annual Report of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology

Publisher: National Academies


Category: Chemistry

Page: N.A

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Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602393206

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 890

View: 362

A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.
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Catalog of National Bureau of Standards Publications, 1966-1976

Author: United States. National Bureau of Standards. Technical Information and Publications Division

Publisher: N.A


Category: Government publications

Page: N.A

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