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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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Introduction


Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 1-3
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Open Forum


Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 432-447
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Attendees


Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 448-463
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Aeroelasticity In Stability And Control


Corporate Author: J. B. Rea compnay
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-173
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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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Adaptive Control Systems Philosophy

Author(s): Li, Yao Tzu
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 407-431
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The Aeronutronic Self-Optimizing Automatic Control System

Author(s): Anderson, G. Wm.
Corporate Author: Aeronutronic Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 349-406
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Remarks

Author(s): Aseltine, John
Corporate Author: Space Technology Laboratories
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 347-348
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Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc. Presentation

Author(s): Reynolds, P. A.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 343-346
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Program in Basic Research in Adaptive Control Theory

Author(s): Estrin, G.
Corporate Author: University of California at Los Angeles
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 338-342
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Analysis and Synthesis of a Linear, Self Adaptive, Stability Augmentation Program

Author(s): Dandois, Marcel
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 254-337
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Remarks

Author(s): Truxal, John G.
Corporate Author: Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 252-253
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DODCO, INC. Research in Optimum Adaptive Flight Control

Author(s): Barron, Roger L.
Corporate Author: DODCO, INC.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 216-251
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Recent Adaptive Control Work at the General Electric Company

Author(s): Marx, M. F.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 201-215
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Remarks

Author(s): Truxal, John G.
Corporate Author: Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 198-200
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A Review of Optimizing/Computer Control

Author(s): Lefkowitz, I.
Corporate Author: Case Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 181-197
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Discussion of the Honeywell Adaptive Flight Control System for High-Performance Aircraft

Author(s): Mellen, D. L.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 171-180
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A Technique for Analyzing an Adaptive Flight Control System Containing a Bi-Stable Element

Author(s): Prince, Luther T.
Corporate Author: Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 148-170
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Remarks

Author(s): Draper, C. S.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 146-147
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Honeywell's History and Philosophy in the Adaptive Control Field

Author(s): Schuck, O. Hugo
Corporate Author: Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 123-145
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Adaptive Flight Control System,

Author(s): Osder, S. S.
Corporate Author: Sperry Gyroscope Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 81-122
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Remarks

Author(s): Draper, C. S.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 79-80
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Presentation

Author(s): Whitaker, H. Philip
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 58-78
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Remarks

Author(s): Draper, C. S.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 55-57
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Opening Remarks

Author(s): Rath, R. R.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 53-54
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Supervisory Control System

Author(s): Cosgriff, Robert L.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 45-52
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On an Adaptive Autopilot Using a Nonlinear Feedback Control System

Author(s): McLean, John D.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 33-44
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Adaptive Control System Program

Author(s): Triplett, William C.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 30-32
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The Systems Dynamics Research Airplane

Author(s): Foudriat, E. C.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 16-29
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U.S. Army Signal Research and Development Laboratory Flight Control Programs - Past, Present, and Future

Author(s): Gilmore, J. P.
Corporate Author: U.S. Army Signal Research and Development Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 11-15
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Air Research Development Command Plans and Programs

Author(s): Gregory, P. C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 8-10
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Introduction

Author(s): Davis, L. I.
Corporate Author: Air Research and Development Command
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 6-7
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Welcome

Author(s): Grohs, W. L.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 5
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An Analytical Method for the Classification of Flow Areas of Supersonic Wings

Author(s): Mallett, Frank M.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADC TR 58-669
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Dynamic Response Of Human Operators

Author(s): McRuer, Duane T.
Corporate Author: Control Specialists, Inc. and Laboratories For Research And Development, Franklin Institute
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-524
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves Part VI Research On Electrohydraulic Servo Valves Dealing With Oil Contamination, Life And Reliability, Nuclear Radiation And Valve Testing

Author(s): Kinney, W. L.
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 6
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves-Part 5, Analog Simulation, Pressure Control, And High-Temperature Test Facility Design

Author(s): Axelrod, Leslie R.
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 5
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Analytical Study Of Approximate Longitudinal Transfer Functions For A Flexible Airframe

Author(s): Pearce, B. F.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology Inc Inglewood Calif
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-279
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A Review of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-168
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Longitudinal Airplane Dynamics Wind Tunnel Test Equipment

Author(s): Tufts, O. B.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-184
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Investigation of Sampled Data Models of the Human Operator in a Control System

Author(s): Bekey, George A.
Corporate Author: California Univ Los Angeles
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-36
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In-Flight Simulation of the Lateral-Directional Handling Qualities of Entry Vehicles

Author(s): Harper, Robert P.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: WADD TR 61-147
AD Number: AD0269517
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A System Analysis View Of Longitudinal Flying Qualities

Author(s): McRuer, Duane T.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-43
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Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. i-v
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