All First Looks


    Benchmark of Alternative Lubricants for Hydraulic Systems

    Environmentally Friendly Lubricant-Development Programs at USDA

    Relative Humidity Sensors and the Solubility of Water in Lubricants

    Study of Wear Properties of Environmentally Friendly Lubricants for Gearing Applications as a Function of Film Thickness Transition

    Evaluation of Different Readily Biodegradable Base Fluids in a Multi-Purpose Grease-Development Project

    Development of a New Toxicity Test Method Using a Bio-Dipstick

    A Sustainable Lubricant Solution for Applications in Environmentally Sensitive Areas

    International Round Robin Test on Master Curve Reference Temperature Evaluation Utilizing Miniature C(T) Specimen

    J-R Curve Determination for Disk-Shaped Compact Specimens Based on the Normalization Method and the Direct Current Potential Drop Technique

    Role of Scale Factor During Tensile Testing of Small Specimens

    Small Specimen Reuse Technique to Evaluate Fracture Toughness of High Dose HT9 Steel

    Nonlinear Ultrasonic Characterization of Radiation Damage Using Charpy Impact Specimen

    Extended Mechanical Testing of RPV Surveillance Materials Using Reconstitution Technique for Small Sized Specimen to Assist Long Term Operation

    Using Hygrothermal Simulation to Assess Risk of Water Accumulation from Wall Assembly Defects

    Applying a Methodology of Investigation Tailored to the Building Envelope Affected by Water Infiltration

    Building Walls Subject to Water Intrusion and Accumulation: Lessons from the Past and Recommendations for the Future

    Dimensional Stability Considerations in Spray Polyurethane Foam Air Barriers

    Stone Cladding Joint Treatment Conundrum: Sealant or Mortar

    Value Analysis of Building Enclosure Systems—Problems and Solutions

    Design Requirements for Building Envelopes to Minimize Water Runoff

    The High Costs of Minimum Quality Cement Plaster (Stucco) Assemblies: A Performance Case Study from California

    Case Study Repair of Shadow Box Spandrel Condensation

    Evaluation of the Potential for Corrosion, Mold Growth, and Moisture Accumulation within Typical Brick Veneer Wall Assemblies Designed per 2006 International Energy Code in a Mixed Humid Climate

    Flood Damage-Resistant Materials: Research and Evaluation

    The Richmond Civic Center Complex: How Building Rehabilitation Can Help Save the World by Reducing Costs, Waste and Preserving Our Past

    Utilizing a Modified AAMA 501.1 Dynamic Wind Generation to Simulate Wind-Driven Rain in Windows, Curtain Walls, Architectural Metal Walls, Masonry, EIFS, and Concrete Facades

    Water Leakage Testing of Glass and Metal Curtain Walls

    The Scaling of the Strength of Nuclear Graphite with Particular Emphasis on Statistical Aspects and Implications for Testing

    Small-Scale Approaches to Evaluate the Mechanical Properties of Quasi-Brittle Reactor Core Graphite

    The Use of Small Graphite Specimen Test Data for Large Core Components for HTGR

    Sample Size Effects on Ultrasonic Measurements of Elastic Moduli—Experimental and Theoretical Investigations

    Specimen Size Effects in the Determination of Nuclear Grade Graphite Thermal Diffusivity

    Applicability and Limitations of Miniature Specimens for Properties Determination of Fine-Grained Graphite

    Quality Control Using Inferential Statistics in Weibull-based Reliability Analyses

    Effect of Test Specimen Size on Graphite Strength

    Comparative Analysis of Fluid-Applied Air Barrier Products

    Size Effect on the Fracture Properties of Nuclear Graphite

    Enhancing Value for the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum via Function-Inspired Change

    Asset Management of Transportation Project at Planning Level

    Classification of Construction Costs—An International Overview from a UK Perspective

    Feedback from the Source Improving Productivity on Construction Jobsites

    Economic Impact of Improved Service-Life Prediction for Seams in Low-Slope EPDM Roofing

    The Economics of Residential Fire Sprinklers and the Potential Impact of Recent Code Changes

    Life–Cycle Cost Implications of More Stringent State Energy Codes

    How ASTM E06.81 Standards Promote a Meeting of the Minds

    Benefits of ASTM Economic Standards

    The Philosophy and Logic within UNIFORMAT II Classifications

    Effect of Hydride Distribution on the Mechanical Properties of Zirconium-Alloy Fuel Cladding and Guide Tubes

    Effect of Sn on Corrosion Mechanisms in Advanced Zr-Cladding for Pressurised Water Reactors

    Effect of Alloying Elements on Hydrogen Pickup in Zirconium Alloys

    Microstructure and Properties of a Three-Layer Nuclear Fuel Cladding Prototype Containing Erbium as a Neutronic Burnable Poison

    Influence of Sn on Deformation Mechanisms During Room Temperature Compression of Binary Zr–Sn Alloys

    Impact of Iron in M5™

    Hydriding Induced Corrosion Failures in BWR Fuel

    Thermodynamics of Zr Alloys: Application to Heterogeneous Materials

    Effect of Hydrogen on Dimensional Changes of Zirconium and the Influence of Alloying Elements: First-Principles and Classical Simulations of Point Defects, Dislocation Loops, and Hydrides

    Experimental Comparison of the Behavior of E110 and E110G Claddings at High Temperature

    Corrosion, Dimensional Stability and Microstructure of VVER-1000 E635 Alloy FA Components at Burnups up to 72 MWday/kgU

    Automation in Strain and Temperature Control on VHCF with an Ultrasonic Testing Facility

    A Novel Shear Test Procedure for Determination of Constitutive Behavior of Automotive Aluminum Alloy SheetsThis licence is granted on the condition that clear attribution is given to the author(s) and Natural Resources Canada and, when feasible, that the Crown copyright is acknowledged as follows: © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Natural Resources, 2014.

    Uncertainty in Ductile Fracture Initiation Toughness (JIc) Resulting From Compliance Measurement

    Analysis Round Robin Results on the Linearity of Fracture Toughness Test Data

    Automated Real Time Correction of Motion Induced Dynamic Load Errors in the Force Readout of a Test Apparatus

    Effect of Internal Curing on Freeze–Thaw Durability of Dry-Cast Concrete Segmental Retaining Wall Units and Solid Interlocking Concrete Paving Units

    Compressive Strength Testing of Concrete Paving Units: Research on Configuration of Tested Specimens and Effects of Variables in Specimen Capping

    Changing Faces: Examining the Evolution of the Masonry Facade

    Improving the Insulating Value of Brick with Pore Forming Agents

    Recent Changes to ASTM Specification C90 and Impact on Concrete Masonry Unit Technology

    Evaluating Manufacturing and Installation Practices of Adhered Manufactured Stone Veneer to Optimize Product Performance and Appearance

    Stress Relief in Terra Cotta Facades: Predicting the Unpredictable

    Effects of a Finely Ground Aggregate on the Behavior of Cement—Lime Mortars

    A Test Method to Identify the Onset of Freeze-Thaw Deterioration in Masonry

    Development of a New Test Method for Determining the Surface Infiltration Rate of Permeable Unit Pavement Systems

    Use of Nanoparticles in Cold Weather Masonry Construction

    The 2013 MSJC Code and Specification: What to Expect and Why

    Carbonation of Dolomitic Type S Lime-Based Masonry Mortars

    Feasibility Study on Replacing Steam by Carbon Dioxide for Concrete Masonry Units Curing

    Success and Failure in Applying ASTM Standards to the Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Historic Masonry Structures—A Case Study

    Fire Resistant Fuel for Military Compression Ignition Engines

    Use of Thickened High Water Hydraulic Fluid in Flat Rolled Steel Production

    Polyalkylene Glycol Hydraulic Fluids, 20 Years of Fire Resistance

    Assessing and Classifying the Fire-Resistance of Industrial Hydraulic Fluids: The Way Ahead?

    Anhydrous Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids Using Polyalkylene Glycols

    Performance Comparison of Non-Aqueous Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

    Property and Performance Evaluation of Water Glycol Hydraulic Fluids

    Thirty-Seven Years of Fleet Operating and Maintenance Experience Using Phosphate Ester Fluids for Bearing Lubrication in Gas-Turbine/Turbo-Compressor Applications

    Ion Exchange and Mechanical Purification of Fire-Resistant Phosphate Ester Fluids Used in Steam-Turbine Control Systems

    Phosphate Ester-based Fluid Specific Resistance: Effects of Outside Contamination and Improvement Using Novel Media

    Improved Aluminum Passivation for Heavy-Duty Coolants

    The Effects of Residual Controlled Atmospheric Brazing Flux on Engine Coolants

    Non-Aqueous Coolant Perspectives

    The Effect of Long-Term Intermittent Service on Elastomers in Aqueous Engine Coolants

    Development of Glycerin (1,2,3-propanetriol)-based Antifreeze With Advanced Nitrite-Free Carboxylate Inhibitors for Light-, Medium-, and Heavy-Duty Engine Cooling Systems

    Integration of Nano-Fluids into Commercial Antifreeze Concentrates With ASTM D15 Corrosion Testing

    Extending the Corrosion of Heat-Rejecting Aluminum Surfaces Test for Developing and Evaluating Extended Service Interval Engine Coolant Formulations

    Development of Extended Life Coolant Technologies—Past, Present, and Future

    Extending the Corrosion in Glassware Test for Developing and Evaluating Extended Service Interval Engine Coolant Formulations

    Carboxylate Based Coolant With Superior Oxidation Stability

    Investigation of the Effects of Mixtures of Dissimilar Engine Coolant Inhibitor Chemistries on Automotive Water Pump Durability

    Extending the Simulated Service Test for Developing and Evaluating Extended Service Interval Engine Coolants

    Protocol for Evaluating the Compatibility of Engine Coolants