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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 Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division, Wright-Patterson AFB
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 10
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Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Kerper, M. J.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 Part 9
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement to Volume X - Thermal Reactivity Of Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Author(s): Edstrom, T.
Corporate Author: The Research Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume X Supplement
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To Volume VII. High Density Recrystallized Graphite By Hot Forming

Author(s): Rowe, G. L.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materiasl Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Supplement to Volume VII
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume IX - Fabrication And Properties Of Carbonized Cloth Composites

Author(s): Beasley, W. C.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume IX
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To 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: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 11 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XII - Development Of An Improved Large Diameter Fine Grain Graphite For Aerospace Applications

Author(s): Waters, C. W.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 12
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To Volume XII - Development Of An Improved Large Diameter Fine Grain Graphite For Aerospace Applications

Author(s): Racicot, R. L.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 12 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XIII - Development Of A Fine-Grain Isotropic Graphite For Structural And Substrate Applications

Author(s): Howard, R. A.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume XIII
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To Volume XIII - Development Of A Fine-Grain Isotropic Graphite For Structural And Substrate Applications

Author(s): Howard, R. A.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Supplement to Volume XIII
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XIV - Study Of High-Temperature Tensile Properties Of ZTA Grade Graphite

Author(s): Hale, R. M.
Corporate Author: Aeronutronic Division of Ford Motor Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 14
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XVIII - High Temperature Tensile Creep Of Graphite

Author(s): Seldin, E. J.
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 18
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXI - Impregnation Of Graphite

Author(s): Waylett, C. E.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 31
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXII - Studies Of Binder Systems For Graphite

Author(s): Edstrom, T.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 32
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXIII - Investigation Of Hot-Worked Recrystallized Graphites

Author(s): Turner, J. H.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 33
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXV - Methods Of Measuring Mechanical Properties Of Graphite In The 20° TO 2700°C Temperature Range

Author(s): Manofsky, M. B.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 35
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXVI - Studies Of The Quality Of Petroleum Coke From A Pilot Scale Delayed Coker

Author(s): Stout, C. F.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, Union Carbide Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 36
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXVII - Studies Of Graphite Deposited By Pyrolytic Process

Author(s): Higgs, P. H.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 37
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXVIII - Development Of An Improved Large-Diameter Ultrafine-Grain Graphite

Author(s): Howard, V
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 38
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XLII - Summary Technical Report

Author(s): Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company, Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company, Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 42
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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: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-184 Part V
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XXII. Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energy Of The Molecules MgO, CaO, SrO and Sr2O

Author(s): Drowart, John
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XXII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XXIII. Thermochemical Study Of The Germanium Oxides Using A Mass Spectrometer -T he Dissociation Energy Of The Molecule GeO

Author(s): Drowart, J.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XXIII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XXIV. Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Stability of Gaseous Molybdates, Tungstates, Molybdites and Tungstites of Magnesium, Calcium, Strontium and Tin

Author(s): Verhaegen, G.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XXIV
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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: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part V
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Refractory Materials Research

Author(s): Kibler, G. M.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-646 Part IV
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XVII. Thermodynamic Study Of Tin Selenide and Tin Telluride Using A Mass Spectrometer

Author(s): Colin, R.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XVII
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXVI. Physical Properties Of Some Newly Developed Graphite Grades

Author(s): Dull, R. B.
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company, Division of Union Carbide Coporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 26
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Research and Development on Advanced Graphite Materials Volume XXX - Oxidation Resistant Graphite Base Composites

Author(s): Zeitsch, K. J.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 30
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Fixed-Base and In-Flight Simulations of Longitudal and Lateral-Directional Handling Qualities for Piloted Re-Entry Vehicles

Author(s): Kidd, Edwin A.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 61-362
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Review of Fire and Explosion Hazards of Flight Vehicle Combustibles, Supplement 3.

Author(s): Perlee, Henry E.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Mines
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-278 Supplement 3
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Investigation of New Semiconductor Phenomenon

Author(s): Knaell, K. K.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Biophysics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-117
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Pressure Measurements for Mach 8 Flows Over Expansion Corners and Ramps on an Internally Cooled Model Part III. Flows Over Full Span Ramps Mounted on a Flat Plate

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G., II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4044 Part 3
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Analysis of the Probability of Collapse of a Fail-Safe Aircraft Structure Consisting of Parallel Elements

Author(s): Eggwertz, S.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Institute of Sweden
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4210
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Research on Gas Lubrication at High Temperatures and Low Flow Rates

Author(s): Lewis, P.
Corporate Author: Mechanical Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: APL TDR 64-56
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Vaporizing and Endothermic Fuels for Advanced Engine Application. Part 1. Preliminary Studies of Catalyzed Reactions and Thermal Stabilities of Hydrocarbon Fuels

Author(s): Nixon, A. C.
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: APL TDR 64-100 Part 1
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Thermal Stability of Hydrocarbon Fuels

Author(s): Bagnetto, Lucien
Corporate Author: Phillips Petroleum Company
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08-21
Report Number: APL TDR 64-89 Part 1
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Effects of Additives on the Storage Stability of High-Temperature Fuels

Author(s): Johnston, Robert K.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AFAPL TR 64-142
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Mach 8 Flows Over a Blunt Pyramidal Configuration with Aerodynamic Controls: Part II" Pressure Data for Dihedral Surfaces Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G., II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-2 Part 2
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Nonlinear Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control: Part I, Volume I, Aerodynamics

Author(s): Batt, James R.
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-16 Part 1 Volume 1
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Nonlinear Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control: Part I, Volume 2, Aerodynamics

Author(s): Batt, James R.
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-16 Part 1 Volume 2
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Nonlinear Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control: Part II, Analytical and Experimental Statis Aerothermoelasticity

Author(s): Batt, James R.
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-16 Part 2
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Investigation of Catalytic Reactions for CO2 Reduction, Part I - Evaluation of a Nickel-Kieselguhr Catalyst

Author(s): Thompson, Edward B., Jr.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-22 Part 1
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Stagnation Point Heat Transfer in High Enthalpy Gas Flows, Part I: Convective Heat Transfer in Partially Ionized Air

Author(s): Nerem, Robert M.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-41 Part 1
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Stagnation Point Heat Transfer in High Enthalpy Gas Flows, Part II: Shock Layer Radiative Emission During Hypervelocity Re-Entry

Author(s): Nerem, Robert M.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-41 Part 2
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Measurement of Angular Displacements of Practical Wing Structures by the Moire' Fringe Technique

Author(s): Padlog, Joseph
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-42
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Confac II, A General Computer Program for the Determination of Radiant-Interchange Configuration and Form Factors

Author(s): Toups, Kempton A.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-43
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Control Systems Theory Applied to the Re-Entry of Aerospace Vehicles - II

Author(s): Kishi, F. H.
Corporate Author: University of California
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-48 Part 1
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Study Of The Crystalline Transformation In Lial5o8

Author(s): Wilson, H. H.
Corporate Author: Clemson Agricultural Coll S C
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4151
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Development Plan And Cost Estimate. Addendum To A Study Of An Orbital Maintenance And Material Transfer Shuttle

Author(s): Goodall, Ray
Corporate Author: Lockheed Aircraft Corp Burbank Calif
Laboratory: Aetro Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4057 Addendum
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