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  • Doll, Emma Phillipine
    Introduction: It is in the common school that the foundation of our education is laid. Someone has well said, “the establishment and liberal support of common schools should be objects of special interest to every citizen ...
  • McDowell, Sameul Alexander
    Intoduction: Man in his most savage state, when his entire time was spent in roaming over the hills and through the valleys; did so that he might obtain something to eat. His entire end in this world was to supply his inner ...
  • Telepathy 
    Conrad, Burton Wesley
    Introduction: Within the mental chambers of every persons mind there lingers thoughts on a vast number of subjects they are skeletons whose existence have been known in all ages. They are nature’s workings, yet the bans ...
  • Fryhofer, Charles Wesley
    Introduciton: Bacteria are microscopic one-celled plants that reproduce by fission (cell division). Being of such minute size their great importance in the natural order things about us is not realized until we study their ...
  • Derr, Homer
    Introduction: The question of Apple growing interests nearly every farmer, as it is a crop that is easily grown, succeeding in most localities, and furnishing, at small expense in time, a large amount of nourishing and ...
  • Hood, Myrtle
    Introduction: In writing an introduction to a subject of this nature, it seems necessary that one give a brief history of the literature of the nineteenth century. The closing years of the eighteenth (18th) century not ...
  • Ross, Donald
    Introduction: The test was made on the boiler and engine at the flour mill of the Long-Barner Milling Company. The boiler was installed in a great hurry two years ago as the old one was worn out. It is eighteen feet long, ...
  • Schmitz, Nickolas; Elling, Carl G.
    Introduction: The importance of having a reliable method of determining the amount of soil moisture has been recognized by the formost agriculturalists for a long time. Knowing this many of our exoerimenters have tried to ...
  • Blachly, C. Paul; Fielding, Lathrop Weaver
    Introduction: Alternating current phenomena are at the present time approaching a stage of development which, when reached, may be considered the master means for the control of power and illumination. Since a great part ...
  • Wallis, Robert Lynn
    Introduction: Instruments for measuring the calorie condition of bodies are subject to a number of influences that tend to render their reading incorrect. Such as the irregular expansions of thermometer and pyrometer tubes ...
  • Nash, Albert Marvin; Morlan, Samuel Erwin
    Introduction: In the fall of 1831, Michael Faraday discovered the “electro-magnetic induction of currents.” His discovery was communicated to the Royal Society November 24th of the same year. A discussion of these experiments ...
  • Lane, William C.; Wheeler, Earl
    Introduction: The generator tested is in the power plant of the Manhattan Ice, Light and Power Company, Manhattan, Kansas. Its regular work is to carry the lighting load during the second half of the night. It is belt ...
  • Hodgson, Frederick Earl; Johnson, James H.
    Introduction: With the growing electrical industry there is an increasing demand for convenient, efficient and practical mans of utilizing electrical energy. The combined efforts of the designer and manufacturer have ...
  • Correll, James A.
    Introduction: The following tests were made on the compressed air plant in the Engineering Laboratory of the Kansas State Agricultural College. The plant is equipped as follows: a vertical engine the make and rated horse ...
  • Thummel, Claud B.
    Introduction: In all, modern building and construction work there is a demand for some material which will not soon wear out, one which is also fire proof and something which is also water proof. To answer all of these ...
  • Whipple, James Halley; Seaton, Roy A.
    Introduction: Unless steam is passed through a superheater after it leaves the boiler,it will carry with it a certain amount of entrained water. The violent ebulition in the boiler throws more or less water up in the steam ...
  • Scholz, Walter T.; Shattuck, Earl Locke; McClaskey, Edward Louis; Kupper, Edward Rudolph
    Introduction: Reinforced concrete is a building material used in construction work, and consists of a skeleton work of metal embedded in a mass of concrete or cement mortar. Iron rods have been used to tie together and ...
  • White, Leon Vincent; Corbin, De Verne
    Introduction: Introduction: It was our intention upon taking up this subject for ta thesis, to deal mainly with beams of various cross-section; to ascertain their transverse strength and the effect of the shape of the ...
  • Fockele, Glick; Cole, Murray S.
    Introduction: The plant is designed to furnish heat and power for the various departments at the Kansas State Agricultural College of Manhattan, Kansas. It was originally intended by the writers to include in their work, ...
  • Orr, Burton Sylvester; Tilbury, S. Ray
    Introduction: The object of this series of tests was to determine the relative value of gasoline, denatured alcohol, and kerosene as fuel for an internal combustion engine designed and built for the use of gasoline. The ...

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