Power Volume 54, No. 5

Power Volume 54, No. 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...names for the grades. A slight broadening of the viscosity limits was suggested in order to allow several commercial grades of oil to qualify under the specifications, and a relaxing of the color-and pour-test standards was advocated for the same reason. At the close of the meeting Chairman Smith announced that he would tabulate the various suggestions made and would, within a short time, call a meeting of the Technical Committee to vote on the final form of the revisions, which would then be submitted to the Interdepartmental Committee for approval and publication. The Committee on Standardization of Petroleum Specifications, frequently known as the Presidential Committee, was a war-time committee originally under the direction of the Fuel Administrator, but later transferred to the Bureau of Mines. Bulletin 5 was its last official publication and contained all the committee's testing methods and specifications in their latest revised form. This war-time committee went out of existence Jan. 18 of this year, when the President authorized the Secretary of the Interior to form a new Interdepartmental Committee on Standardization of Petroleum Specifications. The new committee met and organized on Feb. 19 and adopted Bulletin 5 pending its revision. Each member of the committee appointed a technical representative, and these representatives were directed to form a Technical Committee to consider the revision of Bulletin 5 and to make recommendations in the matter to the Interdepartmental Committee. This plan wa3 used successfully by the previous committee. The Technical Committee has met twice and has compiled a list of suggested changes and additions to Bulletin 5. Neither committee has yet voted on these proposals, but it is now planned to...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236940393
  • 9781236940391