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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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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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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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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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Flight Evaluation of Various Short Period Dynamics at Four Drag Configurations for the Landing Approach Task

Author(s): Chalk, Charles R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-60
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Heat Transfer Measurements at Mach 9 on an Aerodynamically Controllable Winged Re-Entry Configuration: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Meckler, Lawrence
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-142
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Reclamation Of Jp-6 Type Jet Fuels Which Became Thermally Unstable During Storage

Author(s): Leas, Arnold M.
Corporate Author: Ashland Oil And Refining Co KY
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: APL TDR 64-74
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Research Investigation Of Hydraulic Pulsation Concepts

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corp Farmingdale N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: APL TDR 64-109
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Tensile Strength Of Brittle Materials

Author(s): Sedlacek, R.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Inst Menlo Park Calif
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: ML TDR 64-49
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Thermal Conductivity And Total Emissivity Measurements In The Temperature Range 1000-3000 C

Author(s): Hoch, Michael
Corporate Author: Cincinnati Univ Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ML TDR 64-59
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Thermal And Gamma Radiation Behavior Of Dyed Nomex Yarns

Author(s): McGrath, Joyce C.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ML TDR 64-77
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Principles Affecting High Strength To Density Composites With Fibers Or Flakes

Author(s): Bradstreet, S. W.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ML TDR 64-85
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Development Of Improved Liner For Extrusion Billet Containers

Author(s): Spachner, Sheldon A.
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ML TDR 64-194
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Technology Of New Devitrified Ceramics A Literature Review

Author(s): Emrich, Barry R.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: ML TDR 64-203
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Fracture Toughness And Tear Tests

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Boeing-North American (Joint Venture) Los Angeles CA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: ML TDR 64-238
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Electrical Resistivity Of Niobiumzirconium Alloys Below 273.2 K

Author(s): Evans, Donald J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-11
Report Number: ML TDR 64-234
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Life Estimate Of Fatigue Sensitive Structures

Author(s): Freudenthal, A. M.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Research Foundation Columbus
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: ML TDR 64-300
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Assessment Of The Effectiveness Of A Viscoelastic Damper On The Forced Vibrations Of A Stretched String

Author(s): Jones, D. I. G.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: ML TDR 64-322
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Personal Environmental Protection For Lunar And Other Space Missions

Author(s): Schueller, Otto
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AMRL TDR 64-18
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Performance Parameters Of The X-20 Dyna-Soar Prototype Full Pressure Assembly

Author(s): Rock, Lee C.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: AMRL TDR 64-27
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X-20A Full-Pressure Suit Quantitative Performance

Author(s): Bowen, J. D.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: AMRL TDR 64-36
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Research On Radiation-Resistant High-Temperature Thermionic Circuitry

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: General Electric Co Owensboro KY
Laboratory: AF Avionics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: AL TDR 64-187
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Application Of High Moment-Producing Techniques For Control Of A Manned Space Vehicle

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Bendix Corp Southfield Mich
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-32 Final Report
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Application Of High Moment-Producing Techniques For Control Of A Manned Space Vehicle

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Bendix Corp Southfield Mich
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-32 Summary Final Report
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Charts For Use With Hypersonic Air Wind Tunnels

Author(s): Reinecke, William G.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Aerospace Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ARL 64-56
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Circulating Device For Closed Circuit Respiratory System

Author(s): Jennings, Charles C.
Corporate Author: Sawyer (A J) Co Inc Strykersville N Y
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: AMRL TDR 64-8
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Studies of the Brittle Behavior of Ceramic Materials, Part III.

Author(s): Parikh, N. M.
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-628 Part 3
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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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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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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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Advanced Selective Monitoring Systems

Author(s): Babich, A.
Corporate Author: Airborne Instruments Laboratory
Laboratory: Biophysics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-11
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-97
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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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The Structural Reliability of Airframes

Author(s): Payne, A. O.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AFML TR 64-401
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Application And Evaluation Of Reinforced Refractory Ceramic Coatings

Author(s): Kallup, Charles, Jr.
Corporate Author: Marquardt Corp Van Nuys Calif
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ML TDR 64-81
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Aerodynamic Heating Simulation: Part I. Theory and Program Definition

Author(s): Crump, Glendon R.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-112 Part 1
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Dynamic Buckling of Shell Structures Subject to Longitudinal Impact

Author(s): Coppa, A. P.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-65
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Validation of the Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories 3-Channel Personal Telemetry System

Author(s): Ax, Albert F.
Corporate Author: The Lafayette Clinic
Laboratory: Biophysics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-124
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Evaluation Of High Nickel Steel For Application In Large Booster Motor Fabrication

Author(s): Anderson, R. E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento Calif
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ML TDR 64-115
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Lithium Spray Structural Cooling

Author(s): Mistretta, Andrew L.
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-169
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Programming Method and Response Mode in a Visual-Oral Task

Author(s): Csanyi, Attila P.
Corporate Author: University of Pittsburgh
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-129
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Determination of Hydrazine and 1-Methylhydrazine in Blood Serum

Author(s): Reynolds, Barbara A.
Corporate Author: Biomedical Laboratory
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: AMRL TDR 64-24
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The Effects of Active Cooling on the Aerodynamic and Aerothermodynamic Characteristics of Slender Bodies of Revolution

Author(s): Leadon, B. M.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics/Convair
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-187
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Endocrine and Metabolic Response of Dogs to Whole-body Vibration

Author(s): Blivaiss, Ben B.
Corporate Author: Chicago Medical School
Laboratory: Biophysics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AMRL-TDR-64-54
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Gravity-Independent Water-Electrolysis Cell with a Palladium-Silver Alloy Cathode

Author(s): Clifford, John E.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial institute
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AMRL TDR 64-44
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Rapid Site Preparation For Turbojet VTOL Aircraft

Author(s): Butler, J. E.
Corporate Author: Ling-Temco-Vought Inc Dallas Tex LTV Vought Aeronautics Div
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: APL TDR 64-125
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Six-Degree-of-Freedom Flight-Path Study Generalized Computer Program: Part I. Volume II. - Structral Loads Formulation

Author(s): Mann, C. D.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-1 Part 1 Volume 2
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High Temperature Investigation of Various Crew Escape Concepts for the Reentry Flight Regime

Author(s): Cohan, C. J.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-161
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