Date of Award

5-17-1949

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Department

Metallurgy

First Advisor

Professor John P. Spielman

Abstract

Almost everyone is familiar with the tremendous importance of copper in our everyday life. One of the pro­perties of copper which determines its great usefulness to mankind is its electrical conductivity. This property alone has more to do with the prominence of copper among useful metals then does any other.