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A Factor Analysis of the Airman Biographical Inventory BE601B

Author(s): William B. Lecznar; Benjamin Fruchter
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 1951-03
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-3
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Joint Conversion Tables for Air Force Aptitude Indices and Army Aptitude Areas

Author(s): Virginia Zachert
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 1951-03
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-5
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The Influence of Type of Instructions on the Performance of a Perceptual-Motor Task

Author(s): William V. Hagin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-05
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-7
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Research on Criteria of Officer Effectiveness

Author(s): Glenn E. McClure; Ernest C. Tupes; John T. Dailey
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-05
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-8
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A Methodological Study of Forced-Choice Performance Rating

Author(s): Richard W. Highland; James R. Berkshire
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-05
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-9
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Rate and Extent of Improvement in Performance on the Pedestal Sight Manipulation Test

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau; Robert E. Morin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-05
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-10
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Modifications of Directions of Movement Preference with Independent Variation of Two Stimulus Dimensions

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-06
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-12
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Mechanical Properties Of A New High-strength High-toughness General-purpose Alloy Steel

Author(s): William E. Dirkes; Robert E. Bowman; Edward L. Horne
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-73
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Malleable Chromium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Earl T. Hayes
Corporate Author: Northwest Electrodevelopment Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-54
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Development Of Low Alloy Ti-B Steels For High Temperature Service Applications

Author(s): Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-77
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Laboratory Tests Of Interference Blanker MX - (XA 115)/ U with Navigational Equipments

Author(s): Raymond R. Holberger, Herbert M. Bartman
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-137
AD Number: AD0004085
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Investigation Of Pressure Surges In Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Housel, E. A.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-37
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Methods of Controlling Temperature Rise in Airborne Compartments at Supersonic Velocities With and Without Internal Heat Generation

Author(s): Walter Robinson (editor)
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-114
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Critical Requirements of Pilot Instructors

Author(s): Richard L. Krumm
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-1
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Method of Establishing Minimum Qualifying Scores for Entrance to Air Force Technical Schools

Author(s): Mary Agnes Gordon
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-4
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Investigation of Discrepancies Between Flight-Measured and Calculated F-80A Derivatives and Respnonses Including a Study of Aeroelastic Effects

Author(s): Leonard Segel
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-130
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Application of the Multiple Discriminant Function to Data from the Airman Classification Battery

Author(s): David V. Tiedman, Joseph G. Bryan, and Phillip J. Rulon
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: HRRC RB 52-37
AD Number: AD0006211
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Standardization of Take-Off Performance Measurements for Airplanes

Author(s): Kenneth J. Lush
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Test Center
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Test Center
Date of Publication: 9/30/1953
Report Number: AF TN R-012
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Installation and Flight Test of Dragless Antennas for use with UHF Homing Equipment in F-80, F-86 and F-84 Aircraft

Author(s): Sherla L. Stutz
Corporate Author: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-267
AD Number: AD0004986
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Air to Ground Propagation Measurements in the UHF Band

Author(s): Richard B. Battelle
Corporate Author: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-138
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A Preliminary Investigation of Trouble Shooting

Author(s): Eli Saltz and John V. Moore
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: HRRC TR 53-2
AD Number: AD0014441
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Systematic Trouble Shooting and the Half-Split Technique

Author(s): Robert B. Miller, John D. Folley, Jr. and Phillip R. Smith
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: HRRC TR 53-21
AD Number: ADA950245
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Mechanism of Rain Erosion. Part 2. A Critical Review of Erosion by Water Drop Impact

Author(s): Olive G. Engel
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 2
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Effects of Spring and Inertia Devices on the Longitudinal Stability of Aircraft

Author(s): Joseph H. Goldberg
Corporate Author: Princeton University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-350
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The Meaning-Familiarity Relationship

Author(s): Clyde E. Noble, Capt., USAF
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-15
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Incentive, Anxiety, and the Human Blink Rate

Author(s): Donald R. Meyer, Harry P. Bahrick, and Paul M. Fitts
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-19
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A Comparison Between the Empirical and Rational Approaches for Keying a Heterogeneous Test

Author(s): Marvin H. Berkeley
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-24
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The Factorial Content of the Airman Classification Battery: I. Factor Analysis of 1948 Norrmative Survey Battery

Author(s): Benjamin Fruchter
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 11/1/1949
Report Number: HRRC RB 49-1
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The Comparative Composite Validities of Batteries of "Short" Versus "Long" Tests

Author(s): Leland D. Brokaw
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 1/1/1950
Report Number: HRRC RB 50-1
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Analysis of Training Criteria for the Navigator-Bombardier

Author(s): Moncrieff H. Smith, Jr.; W. F. Long
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Bombardment Observer-Navigator Training Research
Date of Publication: 1/1/1950
Report Number: HRRC RB 50-2
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Validity of the Airman Classificatiion Battery AC-1

Author(s): Donald B. Gragg; Mary Agnes Gordon
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 12/1/1950
Report Number: HRRC RB 50-3
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The Experimental Measurement of Thermal Conductivities, Specific Heats, and Densities of Metallic, Transparent, and Protective Materials. Part I.

Author(s): C. F. Lucks; H. B. Thompson; A. R. Smith; F. P. Curry; H. W. Deem; G. F. Bing
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 1951-02
Report Number: AF TR 6145 Part 1
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New Linear Operational Calculus

Author(s): Bubb, Frank W.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Develo[pment Center
Date of Publication: 1951-05
Report Number: AF TR 6581
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Evaluation of a New Technique for Keying Biographical Inventories Empirically

Author(s): William B. Lecznar
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 1951-03
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-2
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Method Of Predicting Skin, Compartment, And Equipment Temperatures For Aircraft

Author(s): Lawrence Slote, William D. Murray
Corporate Author: Research Division, College Of Engineering, New York University
Laboratory: Environmental Criteria Branch
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-119
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Cabin-Air-Conditioning and Wing Anti-Icing Temperature Control

Author(s): Donald K. Schaeve
Corporate Author: Barber-Colman Co.
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-410
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The Experimental Measurement of Thermal Conductivities, Specific Heats, and Densities of Metallic, Transparent, and Protective Materials. Part III.

Author(s): C. F. Lucks; J. Matolich; J. A. Van Velzor
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial institute
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: AF TR 6145 Part 3
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Joining Of Molybdenum

Author(s): W. N. Platte
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-17
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Evaluation Of High Temperature Hydraulic Seals

Author(s): Edward A. Webster
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-120
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Chromizing Of Titanium Carbide Cermets

Author(s): Richard L. Watchell, Richard P. Seelig
Corporate Author: Chromalloy Corporation
Laboratory: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-329
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Evaluation Of Forgings Of 4330 Modified, 4340, And 98B40 Steels At High-strength And Levels

Author(s): F. J. Ragland
Corporate Author: Cleveland Pneumatic Tool Company
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-89
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Survey Of Low-alloy Aircraft Steels Heat Treated To High-strength Levels

Author(s): George Sachs
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-254 Part 4
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Mehtods For Predicting Aeroelastic Effects On Subsonic Static Longitudinal Stability Of Aircraft

Author(s): B. Paraghamian, R. L. Lohman
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Aerodynamics, Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-265
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Compressive-creep Properties Of High-temperature Materials

Author(s): L. A. Yerkovich, G. J. Guarnieri
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-582
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A Study of Landing Gear Rebound and Subsequent Runout Characteristics

Author(s): L. T. Waterman; W. H. Sellers; C. W. Vickery; D. M. Kauffman
Corporate Author: Fairchild Engine and Airplace Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-110
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Analysis of Radar Aiming Point Identification Motion Picture Group Tests

Author(s): Irving L. Herman and Stephen A. Church, 2nd Lt, USAF
Date of Publication: 4/9/1954
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-2
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Identifying the Effective Instructor: A Review of the Quantitative Studies, 1900-1952

Author(s): Joseph E. Morsh and Eleanor W. Wilder
Corporate Author: Training Aids Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Training Aids Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-10
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-44
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An Application of Linear and Curvilinear Joint Functional Regression in Psychological Prediction

Author(s): John H. Ward, Jr.
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-86
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Effect Of Material Damping And Stress Distribution On The Resonant Fatigue Strength Of Parts

Author(s): Egons R. Podnieks; Benjamin J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TN 55-284
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Student Achievement as a Measure of Instructor Effectiveness

Author(s): Joseph E. Morsh, George G. Burgess, and Paul N. Smith
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: AFPTRC TN 55-12
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