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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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135 reports

Micrometeorite Collection from a Recoverable Sounding Rocket

Author(s): R. K. Soberman
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: AFCRL 1049
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Accuracy of Density from the Robin Falling Sphere

Author(s): Robert Leviton and John B. Wright
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: AFCRL 1095
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Experimental Study of the Heating of Gas Flow by High-Frequency Discharge

Author(s): James C. Williams, III, Paul C. Wilber, Philip O. Johnson, and Frederick O. Smetana
Corporate Author: University of Southern California
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: AEDC TR 61-11
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The Effect of Recombustion Rate on the Flow of a Dissociating Diatomic Gas

Author(s): Thomas P. Anderson
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: AEDC TR 61-12
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Tables of Thermodynamic Properties of Air From 90 to 1500 Degrees K

Author(s): R. L. Humphrey and C.A. Neel
Corporate Author: VKF and Scientific Computing Services ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: AEDC TN 61-103
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Pressure Distributions on a Hemisphere Cylinder at Supersonic and Hypersonic Mach Numbers

Author(s): A. L. Baer
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: AEDC TN 61-96
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Description and Preliminary Calibration of a Low-Density, Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel

Author(s): J. Leith Potter, Max Kinslow, George D. Arnery, Jr., and Allan B. Bailey
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: AEDC TN 61-83
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Pressure Distribution and Shock Shape Over Blunted Slender Cones at Mach Numbers From 16 to 19

Author(s): Clark H. Lewis
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: AEDC TN 61-81
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Investigation of Boundary-Layer Suction on a 20-Caliber Orgive Cylinder at Mach Numbers 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0

Author(s): W. T. Strike and S. Pate
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: AEDC TN 61-66
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A Forced-Oscillation Balance System for the von Krmn Facility 40- by 40-Inch Supersonic Tunnel

Author(s): C. J. Welsh, Q. P. Hance, and L. K. Ward
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: AEDC TN 61-63
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Study Progrem for Simulator Component Interconnections

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Curtiss-Wright Corporation Electronics Division
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: ASD TR 61-71
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Research Problems in the Design of Performance Aids

Author(s): John D. Folley, Jr.
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: ASD TR 61-548
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Performance Evaluation of the Vortex Ring Parachute Canopy

Author(s): Reinhold J. Gross; Arnold B. Riffle
Corporate Author: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: ASD TR 61-410
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Human Performance and the Work-Rest Schedule

Author(s): W. Dean Chiles; Oscar S. Adams
Corporate Author: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory; Aerospace Medical Laboratory; Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: ASD TR 61-270
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Effects of Outer-Space Environment Important to Simulation of Space Vehicles

Author(s): Eugene M. Hart
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-201
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Experimental Evaluation of Optical Enhancement of Literal Visual Displays

Author(s): H. Richard Blackwell; James G. Ohmart; Robert W. Brainard
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: ASD TR 61-568
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Guide to Integrated System Design for Maintainability

Author(s): Lynn V. Rigby; Joel I. Cooper; William A. Spickard
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: ASD TR 61-424
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Steel Aircraft Casings

Author(s): Y. J. Elizondo; C. T. Turner; W. B. Vorhes
Corporate Author: Chance Vought Corporation
Laboratory: Manufacturing Trchnology Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-7-630
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Theoretical Formability. Volume I. Development

Author(s): Wood, W. W. ; Goforth, R. E.; Ford, R. A., et al
Corporate Author: Vought Aeronautics
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-191 (I)
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Investigation Of The Properties Of Tantalum And Its Alloys

Author(s): Frank Schmidt, William D. Klopp
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus Ohio
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-106
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Development Of A Permanently Fire-Resistant Cotton Fabric By Reaction With Organoboron Compounds

Author(s): Liggett, R. Winston; Bosmajian, George
Corporate Author: Southern Research Inst Birmingham Ala
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-6
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Theoretical And Experimental Studies On Airloads Related To Hypersonic Aeroelastic Problems Of General Slender Pointed Configurations

Author(s): Zartarian, Garabed; Tan Hsu,Pao
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Inst Of Tech Cambridge Aeroelastic And Structures Research Lab
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: ASD TR 61-7
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Further Development Of Microwave Gamma-Ray Ion Chamber

Author(s): Aichroth, J. W.; Sleven, R. L.; Speh, K. C.
Corporate Author: Airborne Instruments Lab Inc Mineola N Y
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-32
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Elastic-Plastic Deformation Of A Single Grooved Flat Plate Under Longitudinal Shear

Author(s): Koskinen, Michael F.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Inst of Tech Cambridge
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-63
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Development And Evaluation Of High Temperature Protective Coatings For Columbium Alloys. Part I. Coating Development.

Author(s): Jefferys, R.A.; Gadd, J. D.
Corporate Author: TRW Inc Cleveland Ohio
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-66 Part 1
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Development And Evaluation Of High Temperature Protective Coatings For Columbium Alloys. Part IIi. Coating Evaluation

Author(s): Jefferys, R. A. Gadd, J. D.
Corporate Author: TRW Inc Cleveland Ohio
Laboratory: Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-66 Part 2
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Effect of Creep-Exposure on Mechanical Properties of Rene' 41. Part I.

Author(s): Gluck, Jeremy V.; Freeman, James W.
Corporate Author: Michigan Univ Ann Arbor
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-73
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Effect Of Creep-Exposure On Mechanical Properties Of Rene 41. Part II: Structural Studies, Surface Effects, And Re-Heat Treatment.

Author(s): Gluck, Jeremy V.; Freeman, James W.
Corporate Author: Michigan Univ Ann Arbor
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: ASD TR 61-73 Part 2
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Structural Response Of Beryllium Sheet Produced By Three Fabrication Methods

Author(s): Giemza, C. J.
Corporate Author: Martin Co Baltimore Md
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-87
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Compressible Boundary Layer Equations And Stagnation Point Solution With Differences In Thermal And Dynamic Boundary Layer Thicknesses Being Considered

Author(s): Buck,Melving L.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Flight Control Lab
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-107
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Effect Of Fluorine On The Carbonyl Stretching Frequency Of Esters

Author(s): Radell, Jack; Harrah, L.A.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-110
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Effect Of Corrosion On The Fatigue Behavior Of 2024-T4 Aluminum Alloy

Author(s): Harmsworth, Clayton L.
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: ASD TR 61-121
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Dose Rate Effects In Liquid Hydrocarbon Radiolysis

Author(s): Nevitt, T.D.; Wilson, W.A.
Corporate Author: American Oil Co Whiting Ind
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-169
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Surface and Environmental Effects on Ceramic Materials

Author(s): P. Gibbs; G. S. Baker; B. Gale Dick; E. K. Beauchamp; M. H. Miles; W. G. Rogers
Corporate Author: University of Utah
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-182
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Extrusion and Mechanical Properties of Some Molybdenum- and Tungsten-Base Alloys

Author(s): Semchyshen, M.; Barr, Robert Q.
Corporate Author: Climax Molybdenum Co Of Michigan Detroit
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-193
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Preliminary Investigation Of Interplanetary Lunar And Near Planet Environments And Methods Of Simulation

Author(s): Jones, C. D. Shaw, J. H.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Research Foundation Columbus
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: ASD TR 61-267
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Construction And Calibration Of A Hall-Effect Gaussmeter

Author(s): Strnat, Karl; Wolf, Robert A.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson Afb Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: ASD TR 61-273
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Experimental Properties Of Carbon Electrode Fuel Cell


Corporate Author: Union Carbide Consumer Products Co Cleveland Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-342 Part 1
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Creep Under Controlled Stress-Rates

Author(s): Albrecht, B.; Morecombe, D. J.; Freudenthal, A. M.
Corporate Author: Columbia Univ New York
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-357
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Long-Term Retention Of Learned Skills: A Review Of The Literature

Author(s): Naylor, James C.; Briggs, George E.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-390
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Development Of Combined And Pressure-Compensated, Inhalation-Exhalation Valve For Pressure Breathing

Author(s): Seeler, Henry W.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-396
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Effect Of Positive Pressure Breathing On The Respiratory Mechanics And Tolerance To Forward Acceleration

Author(s): Watson, John F.; Cherniack, Neil S.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-398
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Survey Of Auto-Instruction Devices

Author(s): Kopstein, Felix F.; Shillestad, Isabel J.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-414
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Study To Determine The Relative Biological Effectiveness Of Neutrons By Correlating The Physiological Changes Of The Eye To X-Radiation

Author(s): Jacobson, Jerry Hart; Krohn, David L.
Corporate Author: New York Eye And Ear Infirmary N Y
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-415
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Design Study For An Acceleration Research Device

Author(s): Drone, Kingsley C.
Corporate Author: Rucker Co Oakland Calif
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-425
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Zero Gravity Liquid Oxygen Converter

Author(s): Andrews, Richard C.
Corporate Author: MSA Research Corp Callery PA
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-431
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Electrodes For Recording Primary Bioelectrical Signals

Author(s): Sosnow, M.; Ross, E.
Corporate Author: Litton Systems Inc Woodland Hills Calif
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-437
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Toxicological Research On Central Nervous System Effects Of Borane Fuels

Author(s): Schoettlin, C. E. Cianko, G. M.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation Inc Los Angeles Calif
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-438
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Study Of Substructure And Creep Resistance Using Nickel, With Preliminary Data For Niobium

Author(s): Coldren, A. Phillip; Freeman, James W.
Corporate Author: Michigan Univ Ann Arbor Office Of Research Administration
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: ASD TR 61-440
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X-Ray Diffraction Study Of Straight Chain Carboxylic Acids (C11 To C14)

Author(s): Baun, William L.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: ASD TR 61-442
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