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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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Mechanical Properties Of A New High-strength High-toughness General-purpose Alloy Steel

Author(s): Dirkes, William E.
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): Ellis, Rama Maxwell
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-112
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Plastic Behavior Of Engineering Materials

Author(s): Brush, D. O.
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): Steele, M. C.
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): Davies, Howard R.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-52
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Effect Of Air-Generated Sound Waves On Suspensions Of Microorganisms

Author(s): Kinsloe, Helen L.
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): Van Echo, John
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): Trilling, Leon
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-61
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Malleable Chromium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Hayes, Earl T.
Corporate Author: Northwest Electrodevelopment Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-54
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Method For The Analysis Of Fuming Nitric Acid

Author(s): Harris, Edward L.
Corporate Author: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-6
AD Number: AD0004524
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Development Of Transparent Materials Which Reduce Effects Of Precipitation Static In Aircraft

Author(s): Cohen, M. U.
Corporate Author: Balco Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-36
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Fatigue Testing Under Progressive Loading A New Technique For Testing Materials

Author(s): Prot, E. Marcel
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-148
AD Number: AD0002176
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): Borders, A. M.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company http://www.gl.iit.edu/wadc/
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 2
AD Number: AD0000127
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United States Bureau Of Mines Zirconium Alloy Investigation

Author(s): Hayes, E. T.
Corporate Author: United States Bureau Of Mines
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-236
AD Number: AD0002119
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Elevated Temperature Resistant Modified Epoxide Resin Adhesives For Metals

Author(s): Naps, M.
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-126
AD Number: AD0014907
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Dynamic Analysis Of A Marquardt Prototype Supersonic Ramjet Power Control System And Comparison With Ground And Flight Test Performance

Author(s): Seltzer, L. J.
Corporate Author: Marquardt Co Van Nuys Ca
Date of Publication: 1952-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-55
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Fungistatic Capacities of Aromatic Fluorine Compounds in Relation to Cloth-rotting Fungi Part 3. Fluorinated Anisoles, Benzyls, Benzoic Acids, Biphenyls, Phenols and Toluenes

Author(s): Tebon, Leo Roy
Corporate Author: Illinois State Natural History Survey
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: AF TR 6518 Part 3
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Assimilation of Sequentially Coded Information. III: Serial Position Analysis

Author(s): Pollack, Irwin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: HRRL MR 25
AD Number: AD0001112
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Analytical Investigation of Icing Limit for Diamond-Shaped Airfoil in Transonic and Supersonic Flow

Author(s): Callaghan, Edmund E.
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2861
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Factors Affecting Rate of Apparent Change in a Dynamic Ambiguous Figure as a Function of Observation Time

Author(s): Brown, Kenneth T.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-482
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Human Engineering Design Schedule for Training Equipment

Author(s): Miller, Robert B.
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-138
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Solid-State and Molecular Theory Group


Corporate Author: Massachusetts institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1953-01-15
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A Method for Rapid Determination of the Icing Limit of a Body in Terms of the Stream Conditions

Author(s): Callaghan, Edmund E.
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2914
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Spatial error gradients in motor learning and transfer

Author(s): Duncan, Carl P.
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-65
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Excitation of Molecular Spectra II. The High-Voltage Arc in an Argon-Nitrogen Mixture

Author(s): Nicholls, R. W.
Corporate Author: University of Western Ontario
Date of Publication: 1953-01-10
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Mechanism of Alternating Inter-Intramolecular Propagation

Author(s): Gibbs, William E.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-409 Part 2
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Constitution of Iron-Boron Alloys in the Low Boron Range

Author(s): Nicholson, M. E.
Corporate Author: University of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-301
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Standardization of Take-Off Performance Measurements for Airplanes

Author(s): Lush, Kenneth J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Test Center
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Test Center
Date of Publication: 1953-09-30
Report Number: AF TN R-012
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Constitution Of Titanium Alloy Systems. Supplement 1

Author(s): Levinson, David W.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aeronatuical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-41 Supplement 1
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Microwave Electrical Characteristics Of Randome Materials At 8.5 Kilomegacycles Per Second

Author(s): Forbes, Richard H.
Corporate Author: Electronic Components Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-273
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Principles Of Fire Detection In Aircraft Engine Spaces

Author(s): Roeser, W. F.
Corporate Author: U. S. National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-307
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Physical Action Of Intense High Frequency Sound On Vertebrate Tissue

Author(s): Fry, W. J.
Corporate Author: Electrical Engineering Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-152
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Development History Of Bromochloromethane (CB)

Author(s): Stasiak, Raymond R.
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-279
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Handbook On Titanium

Author(s): Adenstedt, Heinrich K.
Corporate Author: Avco Manufacturing Corporation, Lycoming Division
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-305 Part 1
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings. Part 15 : Performance Of Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors For Packaging Antifriction Bearings (series N-N)

Author(s): Mohaupt, A. A.
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 15
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Snow, Frost, And Ice Elimination From Parked Aircraft

Author(s): Upson, Ralph H.
Corporate Author: Department Of Aeronautical engineering, University Of Minnesota
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-217 Part 3
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Boundary Layer Radioactive Tracer Technique. Part 1: Instrumentation

Author(s): Richardson, Frances M.
Corporate Author: North Carolina State College. Dept Of Engineering Research.
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-100 Part 1
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Relative Discriminability Of Thirty-one Differently Shaped Knobs

Author(s): Hunt, Darwin P.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-108
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Development Of Heat-resistant Foamed-in-place Dielectric Core Materials For Sandwich Radomes

Author(s): Campagna, Phillip J.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-249
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Development Of Room-temperature-curing Structural Adhesive For Metals

Author(s): Bjorksten, Johan
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-294
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Research On The Preparation And Properties Of High-temperature Resistant Copolymers

Author(s): Edwards, Gerald A.
Corporate Author: Tuskegee Institute, George Washington Carver Foundation
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-433
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Development Of A Rubber For High Temperature Service In Contact with Experimental Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): Kitts, Frederick G.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-318
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Structural Changes Of Commercial Titanium And Titanium-base Alloys On Heat Treatment

Author(s): Levinson, D. W.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-244
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Research Investigation Of Magnetostrictive Techniques For Obtaining High Frequency Vibrations

Author(s): Gretter, Ralph W.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-382
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Flight Ejection Tests Of The F-94 Ejection Seat Equipped with Telescoping Rails

Author(s): Hecht, Kenneth F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-362
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Ground Tests Of A Pilot Ejection Seat Ejected Through Monolithic-, Reinforced-Monolithic-, And Laminated-Type Canopies

Author(s): Hecht, Kenneth F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-361
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Ground and Flight Tests on an Automatic-opening Lap Belt for Ejection Seats

Author(s): Hecht, K. F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-365
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Tracking Performance As A Function Of Exponential Delay Between Control And Display

Author(s): Levine, Marvin
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-236
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Upward Ejection Seat Flight Tests Utilizing The M4 Catapult

Author(s): Hecht, K. F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-364
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Upward Ejection Ground And Flight Tests Of Aircraft Personnel Catapult Type T-5

Author(s): Hecht, K. F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-363
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