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1988 National Bureau of Standards authorization

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology

1988 National Bureau of Standards authorization

hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, March 3, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. National Bureau of Standards -- Appropriations and expenditures.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .S399 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2494798M
    LC Control Number87601876

    Init was moved to the Department of Commerce and became involved in promoting the use of technology as a means of increasing the international competitiveness of American businesses. Records of editorial review boards, Declaration of standards mark and its effects. A mass spectrometer in use at the NBS in

    During World War II, military research and development was carried out, including development of radio propagation forecast methods, the proximity fuze and the standardized airframe used originally for Project Pigeonand shortly afterwards the autonomously radar-guided Bat anti-ship guided bomb and the Kingfisher family of torpedo-carrying missiles. Building Materials and Structures Reports, Correspondence, blueprints, and laboratory notebooks relating to the Safety Elevator Interlock Testing Program, By latethe stage had been set for an open confrontation. The Physics Laboratory, in collaboration with industry, works to implement commercial and industrial solutions to problems encountered in the fields of electron and optical physics, optical technology, atomic physics, ionizing radiationquantum physics, and time and frequency.

    Scientific equipment and machinery used in tests while Wallace R. The Army and Air Force Authorization Act also stipulated that the National Guard Bureau would perform similar functions and duties for the Department of the Air Force as it performed for the Department of the Army and would be a formal channel of communication between the Department of the Air Force and the several States on matters pertaining to the ANG. The Division continued to perform under the direct jurisdiction of the Chief of Staff until the passage of the National Defense Act of June 3, Subject to this Act, the council may, with the approval of the Minister, regulate its own procedure. Aeronautical research was a high priority, and the Bureau eventually had its own wind tunnels built just north of Van Ness Street to test airplane designs.


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1988 National Bureau of Standards authorization by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology Download PDF Ebook

Telephones, automobiles, light bulbs, electrical machinery—it all needed practical, reliable standards based on methodical scientific testing. Provides technical assistance to industry in developing procedures to improve product quality, modernize manufacturing processes, and expedite commercialization of products based on scientific advances.

Proceedings not to be invalidated by vacancy. Declaration of standards mark and 1988 National Bureau of Standards authorization book effects.

Any inspector entering any premises under subsection 1 may take with him or her such equipment and may be accompanied by such persons as are required in the performance of his or her duty. The Bureau was founded induring a period of burgeoning industrial production and dramatic technological change.

If the chairperson is satisfied that a member of the council— a has, without the permission of the chairperson— i absented himself or herself from three consecutive meetings of the council; or ii been out of Uganda for a consecutive period of twelve months; is unable to perform the functions of his or her office by reason of infirmity of body or mind; or is otherwise unable or unfit to perform the functions of his or her office, he or she may recommend to the Minister to remove that member.

Develops technological standards and testing methodology. Eight new civilian positions were authorized, something which the various Chiefs had been requesting for years; the number of military assigned to the Bureau had grown to The bureau shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and may sue or be sued in its corporate name.

When votes are equally divided, the chairperson shall have a casting vote. The labs on the hilltop were a popular sightseeing destination in the s, with tours being offered on a daily basis. The Bureau's land holdings would gradually expand to cover some 70 acres on both sides of Van Ness Street adjacent to Connecticut Avenue, with almost 90 buildings scattered over the sprawling complex.

National Bureau of Standards, Van Ness Street

Ancillary buildings would also be needed for engines, pumps, heavy machinery, and the fabrication of sensitive scientific instruments. CRPL monthly activity reports, An application for a permit under subsection 1 may be made to the council or a person acting under the 1988 National Bureau of Standards authorization book of the council in such manner as the council may prescribe.

To 1988 National Bureau of Standards authorization book money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures". These standards played a significant role in the development of the radio, radio propagation, automotive technology, aviation, cryogenics, electronics, nuclear physicsand space science.

The council shall ensure that within three months from the end of each financial year, a statement of account of the bureau is prepared and submitted to the Auditor General for auditing. Subsequently known as National Screw Thread Commission. Records of the Organic Coating Section also known as the Organic Building Materials Section relating to paint reference samples, federal specifications, and the testing of materials, Inthe name was changed to the National Bureau of Standards, where its responsibilities were expanded to address the growing use of electricity.

Subject to subsection 2the council may, with the approval of the Minister, by notice in the Gazette, declare a mark which may have been adopted by the council to distinguish goods that conform to a standard 1988 National Bureau of Standards authorization book from goods that do not so conform, to be a standards mark in respect of those goods, and may in like manner abolish or amend the mark.

Augmenting its staff and planning new laboratories, the bureau began establishing more accurate and stable standards, launched a crusade for the use of honest weights and measures in the marketplace, began testing materials and supplies purchased for government agencies, and developed test methods for use in evaluating consumer products.

Donn, Jr. ByEast and West buildings joined them to form a very academic-looking quadrangle perched at the crest of the hill the site is now a small park just south of Van Ness Street along International Drive. The frantic post-war reorganization of the National Guard was coordinated by an under-staffed Guard Bureau.

Conducts tests on the properties of materials. Any person who— applies a standards or distinctive mark to any receptacle, container or covering of any commodity or to any label attached to or associated with any commodity; or places or encloses any commodity in a receptacle or covering to which a standards or distinctive mark has been applied or on a label to which such a mark has been applied, shall be deemed, for the purposes of this Act, to have applied that mark to that commodity.

Check out:. About 1, NIST associates guest researchers and engineers from American companies and foreign countries complement the staff.

When the National Bureau of Standards was founded the next year, with a staff of twelve, the secretary of the Treasury appointed a visiting committee of five distinguished scientists and industrialists to report annually to the secretary on the work of the bureau.T National Defense Authorization Act for FY to authorize appropriations to the Secretary of Commerce for the programs of the National Bureau of.

Textual Records: Publications relating to the National Bureau of Standards, Records of the Publications Section, National Bureau of Standards Reports and National Bureau of Standards Interagency Reports, consisting of interim and final reports on research projects, Bulletin of the Bureau of Standards, the American National Standards Institute require that action be taken periodically to reaffirm, revise, or withdraw this standard.

Purchasers of American National Standards may receive current information on all standards by calling or writ-ing the American National Standards Institute.

International Standard Book Number: Preview this book» What people are Publications of the National Bureau of Standards Pdf United States. Publications of the National Bureau of Standards catalog Circular of the Bureau of Standards Volume of NBS special publication National Bureau of Standards circular.T National Defense Authorization Act for FY to authorize appropriations to the Secretary of Commerce for the programs of the National Bureau of .Establishment and functions of the ebook.

2. Establishment of the bureau. There is established a bureau to be known as the Uganda National Bureau of Standards. The bureau shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and may sue or be sued in its corporate name.