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Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-116 p. iv-v
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Principal Authors and Participants


Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-116 p. vi-vii
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Introduction


Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-116 p. 1-2
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Investigations of Selected Higher Plants as Gas Exchange Mechanisms for Closed Ecological Systems

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Boeing Company
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-116 p. 211-232
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Relative Motion in the Docking Phase of Orbital Rendezvous

Author(s): Mueller, Donald D.
Corporate Author: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-12
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-124
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Outline of an Algebra of Stochastic Quantities

Author(s): Weilbull, Waloddi
Corporate Author: The European Office, Office of Aerospace Research, La Rosiaz
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-63
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Life Support Systems Evaluator Construction Techniques

Author(s): Mickelson, William F.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-43
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Development of Space Expanded and Rigidized Solar Energy Collectors

Author(s): Schwartz, S.
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 555-571
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Aluminum Foil Expandable Structures

Author(s): Motta, S.
Corporate Author: Avco Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 572-602
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Fabrication and Pressurization Technology for Improvement of Surface Accuracy of Passive Communications Satellites

Author(s): Grana, D. C.
Corporate Author: NASA Langley Research Center
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 603-616
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Astronaut Maneuvering Unit Technology

Author(s): Van Schaik, P. N.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 633-648
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Deployment System for the Pegasus Meteoroid Technology Satellite

Author(s): Ganssle, E. R.
Corporate Author: Fairchild Hiller Corp.
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 649-657
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Satellite Applications for Expandable Space Structures

Author(s): Zahn, H. S.
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 687-707
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Recent Applications of Inflated Structures to Aerospace Vehicles

Author(s): Ross, R. S.
Corporate Author: Good Year Space Corp.
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 709-739
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Introduction and Table of Contents


Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. i-xiii
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Evaluation Tests for Statistical Analyzers

Author(s): Kelly, R. D.
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-93
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Systems for the Collection and Analysis of Dynamic Data

Author(s): Kelly, R. D.
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-94
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A Study of Conventional Airplane Handling Qualities Requirements: Part I. Roll Handling Qualities

Author(s): Ashkenas, I. L.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-138 Part 1
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A Study of Conventional Airplane Handling Qualities Requirements: Part II. Lateral-Directional Oscillatory Handling Qualities

Author(s): Ashkenas, I. L.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-138 Part 2
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An Evaluation of Procedures for Calculating Aerodynamic Loads

Author(s): Schindel, Leon H.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-18
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Introduction


Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 1-4
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Application of Lyapunov's Direct Method to Stability Problems in Elastic and Aeroelastic Systems

Author(s): Wang, P. K. C.
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 29-64
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Asymptotic Stability of Equilibrium of a Simplified Aerodynamic Vehicle with Flexible Tail

Author(s): Wang, P. K. C.
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 65-71
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Stability Analysis of a Simplified Pitch-Controlled Flexible Aerodynamic Vehicle Via Lyapunov's Direct Method

Author(s): Wang, P. K. C.
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 72-83
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Optimum Control of a Class of Mixed Distributed and Lumped Parameter Systems

Author(s): Wang, P. K. C.
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 84-106
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Theory of Stability and Control for Distributed Parameter Systems. An Annotated Bibliography

Author(s): Wang, P. K. C.
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 141-164
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Ground Simulator Evaluations of Coupled Roll-Spiral Mode Effects on Aircraft Handling Qualities

Author(s): Newell, F. D.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-39
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Weight Minimization of Honeycomb Heat Shields

Author(s): Achard, Robert T.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-66
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Trajectory Versus Line-of-Sight Space Rendezvous Using Out-of-Window Visual Cues

Author(s): Clark, Herbert J.
Corporate Author: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-02
Report Number: AMRL TR 65-10
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Fate Of Pentaborane-9-H3 In Small Animals And Effects Of Pentaborane-9 Upon Glucose Catabolism By Rats

Author(s): Reed, D. J.
Corporate Author: Oregon State University
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-112
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Fate of UDMH and MMH in Rats

Author(s): Reed, D. J.
Corporate Author: Oregon State University
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-111
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Effects of Hydrazines on the Metabolism of Certain Amines and Amino Acids

Author(s): Reed, D. J.
Corporate Author: Oregon State University
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-113
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Development Of Aircraft Shock Absorbers Using Friction As The Energy Dissipator

Author(s): Fricker, Walter W.
Corporate Author: Cleveland Pneumatic Co OH
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-96
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Ternary Phase Equilibrium In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part II. Ternary Systems. Volume XII. Ti-Zr-B System. Investigation Of Pseudo-Binary Systems Zrb2-Nbb2, Zrb2-Tab2, And Hfb2-Nbn2

Author(s): Eckert, T. E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 2 Volume 12
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part II. Ternary Systems. Volume XIII. Phase Diagrams Of The Systems Ti-B-C, Zr-B-C, And Hf-B-C.

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 2 Volume 13
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part IV. Thermochemical Calculations, Volume III. Computational Approach To The Calculation Of Ternary Phase Diagrams.

Author(s): Chang, Y. A.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-10
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 4 Volume 3
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Evaluation Of High Strength Tungsten-Base Alloys

Author(s): Cook, Charles R.
Corporate Author: TRW Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFML TR 65-397
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The Effect Of Plastic Deformation On The Strain Energy Release Rate In A Centrally Notched Plate Subjected To Uniaxial Tension

Author(s): Forman, Royce G.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-186
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Rotor-Bearing Dynamics Design Technology. Part VII: The Three Lobe Bearing And Floating Ring Bearing

Author(s): Lund, J. W.
Corporate Author: Mechanical Technology Inc Latham NY
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-02
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-45 Part 7
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part I. Related Binary Systems. Volume VII. Tib System

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 1 Volume 7
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part I. Related Binary Systems. Volume VIII. Zr-B System

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 1 Volume 8
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part I. Related Binary Systems. Volume IX. Hf-B System

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 1 Volume 9
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Lightweight, Expandable Support Shelter Systems

Author(s): Alexander, J. M.
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 75-103
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'Ratio' Automated Assembly Technique for Space Structures

Author(s): Slysh, P.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics/Convair
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 141-163
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Chemical Rigidization of Preformed Flexible Foams

Author(s): Hanny, J. F.
Corporate Author: National Cash Register Company
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 165-178
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Maintenance Technology for Space Systems

Author(s): May, C. B.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 179-197
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Structural Considerations for an Expandable Lenticular Satellite

Author(s): Humble, J. L.
Corporate Author: NASA Langley Research Center
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 199-213
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Application of Inflatable Structures to Station Keeping of Passive Communications Satellites

Author(s): Cooper, J. E.
Corporate Author: NASA Langley Research Center
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 215-233
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Development of Manufacturing Techniques for a Metal Fabric Reinforced Re-entry Paraglider

Author(s): Keville, J. F.
Corporate Author: Space-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 235-247
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Bending of Unfurlable Tubular Structures in Space

Author(s): Herzl, G. G.
Corporate Author: Philco Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05-27
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-108 p. 249-263
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