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Responding to National Needs: The National Bureau of Standards Becomes the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) 1969-1993
James F. Schooley (a.); Norman F. Ramsey (foreword); Raymond G. Kammer (preface). In 2001, NIST celebrated its Centennial, honoring & recognizing its contributions to the world of S&T, American industry, & the economy over the last 100 years. This volume, covering the years 1969-1993, describes scientific & technological advances & the evolution of NIST into an institution that has also impacted & helped U.S. private industry & interests on a global basis. During this period NIST gained or expanded responsibilities for work as varied as energy conservation & recycling, the metric system, fire safety, computer security, quality improvement, assistance to smaller manufacturers, advanced technology r&d funding, & quality improvement in companies. Illustrated.
Calendars & Constellations of the Ancient World
Fabric of the Future: Women Visionaries Illuminate the Path to Tomorrow
Behavior & Learning of Animal Babies
Mammoth Book of Cats: A Collection of Stories, Verse & Prose
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