Theses and Dissertations
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The causes and forecasting of the fog and stratus clouds of the California coastal regions and the temperature inversions associated with them
(California Institute of Technology, 1936)
This research subject deals primarily with the layer of stratus clouds encountered so frequently on the southwestern coast of the United States.
Use of indicator diagrams in studying combustion in a diesel engine
(Pennsylvania State University, 1932-06)
The object of this investigation was to study the effects of various sizes of orifices in the fuel injection nozzles and pre-combustion chambers upon the combustion in a multicylinder compression ignition engine.
An investigation of lubrication oil film breakdown pressures under steady and intermittent loading
(Pennsylvania State College, 1932-06)
The investigation of breakdown pressures of lubricating oil films with an attempt to establish a definite relation between the effects of steady and intermittent loads on a bearing. The work was extended to include the ...
Results of dilatometric observations made on a series of corrosion resistant chromium steels
(Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1932-05)
This thesis presents the results of dilatometric observations made on a series of corrosion resistant chromium steels, some of Navy specification composition, and some of standard commercial analysis.
Aluminum-copper-nickel alloy as a possible substitute for alpha brass for use in cartridge cases.
The present tendency toward reduction of armaments in general and reduction in size of men-of -war in particular keeps the Navy Department constantly on the lookout for improvements which will cause an increase in ...