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The goal of the Contrails project is to help preserve and disseminate the technical record of 20th century aerospace research, highlighting in particular the research endeavors of the Illinois Tech community.

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A Factor Analysis of the Airman Biographical Inventory BE601B

Author(s): William B. Lecznar; Benjamin Fruchter
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 3/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-3
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Joint Conversion Tables for Air Force Aptitude Indices and Army Aptitude Areas

Author(s): Virginia Zachert
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 3/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-5
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A Survey of Research Problems in the Utilization of Mobile Training Units

Author(s): Robert A. Swanson
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-6
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The Influence of Type of Instructions on the Performance of a Perceptual-Motor Task

Author(s): William V. Hagin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-7
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Research on Criteria of Officer Effectiveness

Author(s): Glenn E. McClure; Ernest C. Tupes; John T. Dailey
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-8
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A Methodological Study of Forced-Choice Performance Rating

Author(s): Richard W. Highland; James R. Berkshire
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-9
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Rate and Extent of Improvement in Performance on the Pedestal Sight Manipulation Test

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau; Robert E. Morin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-10
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Modifications of Directions of Movement Preference with Independent Variation of Two Stimulus Dimensions

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-12
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Priority Ratings of Air Force Enlisted Jobs

Author(s): Robert L. Thorndike
Corporate Author: Teachers College, Columbia University
Laboratory: Humam Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 7/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-13
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Investgation of Certain Unsteady Aerodynamic Effects in Longitudinal Dynamic Stability

Author(s): H. Ashley; G. Zartarian; D. O. Neilson
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 5986
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The Use of Autocorrelation Functions in the Harmonic Analysis of Human Behavior

Author(s): R. Narasimhan; Otis J. Benepe
Corporate Author: Indiana Universitty
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6529
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Proficiency on the Pedestal Sight Manipulation Test With and Without the Tracking Pipper

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau and Robert E. Morin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-27
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Accuracy of Shape Discrimination as a Function of the Range of Exposure Intervals

Author(s): Malcolm D. Arnoult
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-32
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The Design and the Performance Calculation of Ejectors and Aspirators

Author(s): E. M. Knoernschild
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6673
AD Number: AD0001184
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Cabin-Air Moisture Removal

Author(s): George A. Dalin; M. U. Cohen; Alfred Schneider
Corporate Author: Balco Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 6/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 5887
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Studies in Resuscitation

Author(s): Howard G. Swann
Corporate Author: University of Texas
Date of Publication: 9/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6696
AD Number: AD0000129
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Development of Forging and Casting Alloys for Turbine Buckets

Author(s): Ralph P. DeVries; Gunther Mohling
Corporate Author: Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation
Date of Publication: 8/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6615
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To Evaluate the Physiological Adequacy of a New-type Rebreather Bag for the A-8 B Oxygen Mask

Author(s): William W. Pryor; Gerald Marks; Raymond H. Middleton
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/24/1951
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Investigation of a Method of Determining the Thermal Insulation of a Survival Shelter - And Appendixes I and II

Author(s): Norman Bright; J. Donald Bowen
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1951
Report Number: MR-WCRDM-670-21V
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The Effects of 'G' Forces on the Performance of Teletype Operators

Author(s): Philip J. Rulon; Philip B. Sampson; Benjamin Schohann
Corporate Author: Educational Research Coporation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6568
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New Synthesis Procedures for Realizing Transfer Functions of RLC and RC Networks

Author(s): Louis Weinberg
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 9/14/1951
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A New Base, Socket and Neoprene Protector for G. M. Counter Tubes

Author(s): F. Wade
Corporate Author: Atomic Energy Research Establishment
Date of Publication: 10/18/1951
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Preliminary Electron Microscope Measurements of Particle Size in Beryllia

Author(s): C.S. Lees; S. R. Morgan
Corporate Author: Atomic Energy Research Establishment
Date of Publication: 3/1/1951
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Bureau of Aeronautics Reference Radiographs for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Castings

Author(s): J. J. Pierce
Corporate Author: Naval Ordnance Laboratory
Laboratory: Naval Ordnance Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/9/1951
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Further Analysis of the Psychological Range Effect

Author(s): Douglas G. Ellson; Harold Coppock
Corporate Author: Indiana University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboartory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6012
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Causes Of Cracking In High-Strength Weld Metals

Author(s): A. J. Williams; A. J. Jacobs; P. J. Rieppel; C. B. Voldrich
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-322 Part 1
AD Number: AD0005004
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Mechanical Properties Of A New High-strength High-toughness General-purpose Alloy Steel

Author(s): William E. Dirkes; Robert E. Bowman; Edward L. Horne
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-73
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Development Of Fabrics For USAF Summer Uniforms Using Synthetic Fibers

Author(s): Rama Maxwell Ellis
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-112
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): W. H. Pearlson; N. W. Taylor
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 1
AD Number: AD0004083
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Properties Of Temperature-Resistant Materials Under Tensile And Compressive Fatigue Stress

Author(s): B. J. Lazan; E. Westberg
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-227
AD Number: AD0003294
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Damping, Elasticity, And Fatigue Properties Of Temperature-Resistant Materials

Author(s): B. J. Lazan; L. J. Demer
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-243
AD Number: AD0002128
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Dynamic Testing Of Materials And Structures With A New Resonance-Vibration Exciter And Controller

Author(s): B. Lazan; A. Galinett; P. Kirmser; J. Klumpp; J. Brown
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota; Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-252
AD Number: AD0006354
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Investigation Of Axial Loading Fatigue Properties Of Heat-Resistant Alloy N-155

Author(s): B. J. Lazan; F. De Money
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-226 Part 1
AD Number: AD0008137
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Investigation Of Axial Loading Fatigue Properties Of Heat Resistant Alloy N-155 Part 2. An Exploratory Investigation Of The Effect Of Temperature, Time, And Stress On Fracture Characteristics And Metallographic Structure Of N-155 And Hardness Of N-155 And

Author(s): Fred W. De Money
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-226 Part 2
AD Number: AD0016377
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Plastic Behavior Of Engineering Materials

Author(s): D. O. Brush; O. M. Sidebottom; J. O. Smith
Corporate Author: Engineering Experiment Station, Dept. Of Theoretical And Applied Mechanics
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-89 Part 1
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Plastic Behavior Of Engineering Materials

Author(s): M. C. Steele
Corporate Author: Engineering Experiment Station, Dept. Of Theoretical And Applied Mechanics
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-89 Part 2
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Waterman Type I Hydraulic Quantity Measuring Fuse

Author(s): Howard R. Davies
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-52
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Development Of Electrically Conductive Transparent Coatings For Acrylic Plastic

Author(s): Johan Bjorksten; Harry L. Hamilton; Evelyn E. Smith; Robert J. Roth
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-48
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Effect Of Air-Generated Sound Waves On Suspensions Of Microorganisms

Author(s): Helen L. Kinsloe; Eugene Ackerman; James J. Reid
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State College
Date of Publication: 1952-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-176
AD Number: AD0001122
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Elevated- And Room-temperature Properties Of Transparent Acrylic Sheet Materials

Author(s): John Van Echo; Gale R. Remely; Ward F. Simmons
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-38
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Transonic Flow Past A Wedge At Zero Angle Attack

Author(s): Leon Trilling
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-61
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Post-molding Shrinkage Characteristics Of Some Thermosetting Plastic Molding Materials

Author(s): Steven T. Marshall, Charles P. Ellis
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-142
AD Number: AD0013772
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Malleable Chromium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Earl T. Hayes
Corporate Author: Northwest Electrodevelopment Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-54
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Development Of Temperature-sensing Elements For Jet Engines

Author(s): Gary Steven, W.C. Troy
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-121
AD Number: AD0003562
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Elevated Temperature Fatigue Properties Of SAE 4340 Steel

Author(s): W. J. Trapp
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-325 Part 1
AD Number: AD0008716
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Proceedings Of The WADC Ceramic Conference On Cermets , 6-8 October 1952

Author(s): Murray A. Schwartz
Corporate Author: Flight Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-327
AD Number: AD0001183
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Development Of Low Alloy Ti-B Steels For High Temperature Service Applications

Author(s): Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-77
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Response Of Helicopter Rotors To Oscillatory Rotor Plane Drag Forces At The Blades

Author(s): Orville R. Rogers, William Oleksak
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-270
AD Number: AD0001178
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Equipment For Testing The Creep Properties Of Metals Under Intermittent Stressing And Heating Conditions

Author(s): Lawrence A. Shepard, John E. Dorn
Corporate Author: Institute of Engineering Research, University Of California
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-101 Part 1
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