A survey was made in Oregon and Washington of the discoloration occurring in noble fir and Western hemlock wood, and the present data are presented as an aid in the inspection of these woods for aircraft and other high-grade lumber.
Recommendations, based on strength tests of similar discolorations in spruce...
American beech (Fagus grandiflora) is now, and probably will be, increasingly used to replace yellow birch for aircraft construction. Even though it is one of the principal components of the northern hardwood forests of North America, study of the characteristics and properties of its wood has been neglected to the...
American railroads have faced a declining share of freight
traffic relative to other modes. Although a variety of reasons have been
identified for this decline, most experts agree that a contributing problem
is that the rail system is overdeveloped with unprofitable branchlines.
Many economic models have been utilized to analyze...
Modern science was produced by a Christian society,
and although science has had an effect on Christianity, it
could not itself remain unaffected. In the second half of
the nineteenth century, the subject of evolution was as
much a religious as a scientific issue. The battle line
was drawn and...
The Quartzburg District is seven miles north of Prairie City ineast-central Grant County, Oregon. The District is in a pre-Tertiarywindow of volcanic, plutonic, and sedimentary rocks ranging fromPermo-Triassic to Eocene-Oligocene in age. The Permo-TriassicDixie Butte volcanics consist of thick basalts and andesites with minorvolcanic breccias and intercalated argillite, chert, and...
AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF
FLOYD RAYMOND JOHNSON for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE