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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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259 reports

A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Banks, Junie J.
Corporate Author: Technical Documentary Report No. WADC-TR-53-373, Suppl. 8
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 8
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Nuclear Radiation Resistant Polymers And Polymeric Compounds

Author(s): Born, John W.
Corporate Author: Goodrich (B F) Co Brecksville Oh
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-58 Part 7
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Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Kerper, Matthew J.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Gaithersburg MD
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 Part 7
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Investigation Of Elastic And Thermal Properties Of Carbon-base-bodies

Author(s): Mrozowski, Stanislaw
Corporate Author: Carbon Research Laboratory, University Of Buffalo
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-360 Part 4
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Investigation Of Creep Buckling Of Columns And Plates. Part V: Theory Of Creep Buckling Of Perfect Plates And Shells

Author(s): Gerard, George
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 5
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Oxidation Of Tungsten And Tungsten Based Alloys

Author(s): Gulbransen, E.A.
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp Pittsburgh PA
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-575 Part 3
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Friction and Wear at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Rabinowicz, Ernest
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Inst Of Tech Cambridge Surface Lab
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-603 Part 3
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume VII - High Density Recrystallized Gaphite By Hot forming

Author(s): Neel, E. A.
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume VII
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XI - Characterization Of Binders Used In The Fabrication Of Graphite Bodies

Author(s): de Ruiter, E.
Corporate Author: Union Carbide European Research Associates
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume XI
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A Theoretical And Experimental Investigation Of The Acoustic Response Of Cavities In An Aerodynamic Flow

Author(s): Plumblee, H. E.
Corporate Author: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: WADD TR 61-75
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The Vaporization and Physical Properties Of Certain Refractories, Part II Experimental Studies

Author(s): Hasapis, A. A.
Corporate Author: The Research of Advanced Development Division, Avco Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-463 Part II
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part IX. Correlation Of Dissociation Energies of Gaseous Molecule And Of Heats of Vaporization of Solids; Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules

Author(s): Verhaegen, G.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part IX
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Effect Of Basic Physical Parameters On Engineering Properties Of Intermetallics

Author(s): Westbrook, J. H.
Corporate Author: General Electric Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-184 Part III
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Thermal Properties Of Refractory Materials

Author(s): Cape, J. A.
Corporate Author: Atomics International, Canoga Park, Calif.
Laboratory: Directotare of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: WADD TR 60-581 Part II
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The Thermal Properties Of Thirteen Solid Materials To 5000°F For Their Destruction Temperatures

Author(s): Neel, David S.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-924
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Factors Affecting Thermal Shock Resistance Of Polyphase Ceramic Bodies

Author(s): Shaffer, P. T. B.
Corporate Author: The Carborundum Company, Research and Development Division, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-749 Part II
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Research Study To Determine The Phase Equilibrium Relations Of Selected Metal Carbides At High Temperatures

Author(s): Sara, R. V.
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part III
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part VIII. Mass Spectrometric Study Of Gaseous Species In The System Boron-Carbon

Author(s): Verhaegen, G.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782, Part VIII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part VII. Thermodynamic Study Of Tin And Lead Sulfide Using A Mass Spectrometer

Author(s): Colin, Reginald
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part VII
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Vaporization of Compounds and Alloys at High Temperatures: On The Existance of Gaseous Sulphides Of The Transition Elements

Author(s): Colin, R.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part IV
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Vibrations Of Elastic Systems Taking Account Of Energy Dissipation In The Material

Author(s): Pisarenko, G. S.
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Metals and Ceramics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-582
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of New Base Stock Fluids For Gas Turbine Application

Author(s): Kan, Peter T.
Corporate Author: Wyandotte Chemicals Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-838 Part II
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Thermal Radiation Properties Of Materials, Part II

Author(s): Seban, R. A.
Corporate Author: California Univ Berkeley Inst Of Engineering Research
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-370 Part II
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Thermo-Structural Analysis Manual

Author(s): Switzky, H.
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corp Farmingdale N Y
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-517 Volume I
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Excitation Processes In Ceramics And The Anomalous Increase In Thermal Conductivity At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Whitmore, D. H.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Division
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-866
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Impurity Atom-Dislocation Interactions and Subsequent Effects on Mechanical Properties of Refractory Metals

Author(s): Adams, M. A.
Corporate Author: Materials Research Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-11
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Study of a Sonic Load Recorder, Volume I.

Author(s): Ball, Jay H.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-165 Volume 1
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Investigation of Pressure Distributions Over Planar, Twisted, and Cambered Wings in a Hypersonic Shock Tunnel

Author(s): Scheuing, Richard A.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-171
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program, Part I.

Author(s): McClaine, L. A.
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-204 Part 1
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Physical and Mechanical Properties of Pressure Vessel Materials for Application in a Cryogenic Environment

Author(s): Christian, J. L.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Astronautics
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-258
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Determination Of Design Data For Heat Treated Titanium Alloy Sheet. Volume 1. Summary of Mechanical and Physical Property Data Collected, Including Tensile Creep and Fatigue

Author(s): Hughes, P. J.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-335 Volume 1
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Determination Of Design Data For Heat Treated Titanium Alloy Sheet. Volume 3. Tables of Data Collected

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-335 Volume 3
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Elevated Temperature Creep Properties of Four Martensitic High Strength Steels in Sheet Form

Author(s): Lardenoit, V. F.
Corporate Author: New England Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-358
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A Feasibility Study of a Thionine Photogalvanic Power Generation System

Author(s): Miller, L. J.
Corporate Author: Sundstrand Aviation-Denver Engineering and Testing Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-373
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Application of the NASA Kernel-Function Procedures to Generally Deforming Wings

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-409
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Observation of Magnetic Domains by Means of the Kerr Effect

Author(s): Stoffel, Axel M.
Corporate Author: Electronic and Magnetic Materials Section, Physics Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-683
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A Computer Program for the Matano Analysis of Binary Diffusion Data

Author(s): Hartley, Craig S.
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-858
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Water Recovery By Reiterative Freezing

Author(s): Beutel, Jack
Corporate Author: Honeywell Inc Minneapolis Minn
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-14
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Electrochemical Light Modulator

Author(s): Aitken, John F.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-29
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Transmission Of The Ocular Media

Author(s): Boettner, E. A.
Corporate Author: Michigan Univ Ann Arbor
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-34
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Design And Development Of A Photosynthetic Gas Exchanger

Author(s): Wallman, H.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Corp Groton Conn Electric Boat Div
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-37
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Environmental Pollution By Missile Propellants

Author(s): Heck, Walter W.
Corporate Author: Texas A And M Univ College Station
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-38
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Research On The Electrolysis Of Water Under Weightless Conditions

Author(s): Clifford, John E.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus Ohio
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-44
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Dynacell And Focal Plane Concepts Of Phototropic Systems Application To Ophthalmic Nuclear Flash-Protective Devices

Author(s): Harries, Robert W.
Corporate Author: Polacoat Inc Blue Ash Ohio
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-46
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Effects Of Ionized Air On Decision Making And Vigilance Performance

Author(s): Chiles, W. Dean
Corporate Author: Physics Engineering Chemistry Corp Boulder Colo
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-51
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Literature Review Of Near Infrared Attenuating Media

Author(s): Coleman, Ralph A.
Corporate Author: American Cyanamid Co Bound Brook N J
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-54
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Group Performance During Four-Hour Periods Of Confinement

Author(s): Alluisi, Earl A.
Corporate Author: Lockheed Aircraft Corp Marietta GA
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-70
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Visual Acuity In Relation To Body Orientation And G-Vector

Author(s): Pigg, Leroy D.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-74
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Working Bibliography On The Effects Of Motion On Human Performance

Author(s): Buckhout, Robert
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-77
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