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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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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 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. 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 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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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperature Part XVIII. Mass Spectrometric and Knudsen Cell Vaporization Studies Of IIb -VIb Compounds

Author(s): Goldfinger, P.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XVIII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XIX. Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energy of The Molecules Sc2, Y2, La2 AND YLa

Author(s): Verhaegen, G.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XIX
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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 Temperature Part XI. Correlation of Dissociation Energies Of Gaseous Molecules And Of Heats Of Vaporization Heteronuclear Diatomic Molecules

Author(s): Colin, R.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XI
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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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Inorganic Films for Solar Energy Absorption. Part II.

Author(s): Langley, Robert C.
Corporate Author: Engelhard Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-92 Part 2
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program, Part II.

Author(s): McClaine, L. A.
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-204 Part 2
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Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Arc Plasma-Generation Technology. Part II: Applied Research on Electric Arc Phenomena. Volume 1: A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Thermionic Arc Cathodes

Author(s): Bade, W. L.
Corporate Author: Avco Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-729 Part 2 Volume 1
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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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Cyclic Strain Accumulation Under Complex Multiaxial Loading

Author(s): Moyar, G. J.
Corporate Author: Illinois Univ At Urbana Fracture Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4120
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Research On Problems Of Restricted Rotation Relevant To Inorganic Polymers

Author(s): Lappert, Michael F.
Corporate Author: Manchester University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-942 Part 2
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Directory Of Graphite Availability. Second Edition.

Author(s): Glasser, Julian
Corporate Author: Chemical and Metallurgical Research, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFML TR 67-113
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Tantalum Alloy Tubing Development Program

Author(s): Turner, Fred S.
Corporate Author: Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation Research Center
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-06
Report Number: AFML TR 67-191
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Development of Improved Methods of Depositing Iridium Coatings on Graphite.

Author(s): Macklin, Buford A.
Corporate Author: General Technologies Corp Springfield VA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-09
Report Number: AFML TR 67-195 Part 2
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Mechanisms Of Fatigue Hardening In Copper Single Crystals

Author(s): Hancock, J. B.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFML TR 67-203
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Process Variables In Metal Extrusion, Part I: Liner Friction During Extrusion

Author(s): Carnahan, D. R.
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Astronuclear Lab Pittsburgh PA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-07-31
Report Number: AFML TR 67-242 Part 1
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Compilation Of Tensile And Creep Rupture Data Of Several Al, Mg, Ti, And Steel Alloys, And Ni Superalloys

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-04
Report Number: AFML TR 67-259
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Study Of The Hot Corrosion Of Superalloys

Author(s): Walters, J. J.
Corporate Author: Avco Lycoming Div Stratford CT
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-09
Report Number: AFML TR 67-297
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Development Of Manufacturing Methods For Producing Pyrolytic Graphite In Various Shapes And Structures

Author(s): Clark, Thomas J.
Corporate Author: General Electric Co Detroit Mi Metallurgical Products Dept
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-11
Report Number: AFML TR 67-344
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part I. Related Binary Systems. Volume V. Ta-C System. Partial Investigation In The Systems Nb-C And V-C.

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-12
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 1 Volume 5
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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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Mechanisms Of Fatigue In 1100-0 And 2024-T4 Aluminum

Author(s): Grosskreutz, J. C.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-07
Report Number: AFML TR 65-127
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Nonlinear Effects Of Large Deflections And Material Damping On The Steady Tate Vibrations Of Beams

Author(s): Chow, Shuh-Ture
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-07
Report Number: AFML TR 65-167
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Mechanisms Associated With Long Time Creep Phenomena. Part II: Evaluation Of Long Time Creep Results.

Author(s): Widmer, R.
Corporate Author: New England Materials laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: AFML TR 65-181 Part 2
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Surface And Interfacial Effects In Relation To Brittleness In Refractory Metals

Author(s): Fourdeux, A.
Corporate Author: Union Carbide European Research Associates
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFML TR 65-226
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Micromechanics Of Fiber-Reinforced Composites

Author(s): Alexander, E. L.
Corporate Author: Rocketdyne Canoga Park Calif Research Dept
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFML TR 65-283
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Precracked Charpy Impact Fracture Toughness Properties Of Backup Flux-Welded Ti-5al-2.5 Sn Alloy Plate From -320 F To 550 F

Author(s): Davis, Sidney O.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-304
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Exploratory Evaluation Of Filament-Wound Composites For Tankage Of Rocket Oxidizers And Fuels

Author(s): Sanger, M. J.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-381
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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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Strengthening Mechanisms In Steel

Author(s): Cohen, Morris
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AFML TR 65-406
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Interface Damping at Riveted Joints. Part II: Damping and Fatigue Measurements

Author(s): Eaton, D. C. G.
Corporate Author: University of Southampton
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-467 Part II
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