Contrails
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 the Effects of High Pressure on Various Elements and Binary Alloys. Part I. Effect of Pressure on the Austenite to Pearlite Reaction

Author(s): J. E. Hillard
Corporate Author: General Electric, Co.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-479 Part I
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Field Ion Microscopy of Iron Whiskers, Part II.

Author(s): Edwin W. Muller and Osamu Nishikawa
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-138 Part 2
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Analytical and Experimental Investigation of Coated Metal Fabric Expandable Structures for Aerospace Applications

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-542
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Investigation of a Close Tolerance Pyrotechnic Metallic Delay Element

Author(s): W. R. Peterson
Corporate Author: Frankford Arsenal
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-563
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Mechanical Properties of Wrought Tungsten, Volume I.

Author(s): H. Leggett and H. Parechanian
Corporate Author: The Hughes Tool Co.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-585 Volume 1
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Mechanical Properties of Wrought Tungsten, Volume II.

Author(s): C. A. Drury, R. C. Kay, A. Bennett and M. J. Albom
Corporate Author: The Marquardt Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-585 Volume 2
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Improved Methods for Welding Age Hardenable High Temperature Alloys

Author(s): B. S. Blum, P. Shaw and A. Wickesser
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-601
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Materials Analytical Research

Author(s): Michael Hoch
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-620
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Application of Aerodynamic Lift in Accomplishing Orbital Plane Change

Author(s): Ronald N. Bell, 1/Lt, USAF and Wilbur L. Hankey, Jr., Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-693
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Comparison of Approaches for Sonic Fatigue Prevention

Author(s): Maurice J. Cote
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-704
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Development of High-Strength, Elevated-Temperature, Corrosion-Resistant Steel

Author(s): A. Kasak, V. K. Chandhok, J. H. Moll, and E. J. Dulis
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company of America
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-766
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Effects of Thermal-Mechanical Processing Variables on Short-Time 3000 Degrees F Tensile Properties of Tungsten + 0.6 Percent Columbium Alloy

Author(s): Vincent DePierre and George Saul
Corporate Author: AF Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-782
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Joining of Refractory Metal Foils, Part I.

Author(s): J. W. Welty, P. J. Valdez, C. E. Smeltzer, Jr., and C. P. Davis
Corporate Author: International Harvester Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-799 Part 1
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Determination of Thermal and Mechanical Loadings on Aerospace Vehicles, Volume I.

Author(s): Makemson, Richard L. and Beaumont, Saul S.
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-852 Volume 1
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Infrared Spectra Investigation of Para-Substituted Benzene Compounds

Author(s): R. J. Jakobsen
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-869
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Evaluation of Elastomers as O-Ring Seals for Liquid Rocket Fuel and Oxidizer Systems

Author(s): Carmen L. Bellanca; Ival O. Salyer; Jay C. Harris
Corporate Author: Monsanto Research Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-496
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Identification Of Branched-Chain Fatty-Acids By Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.

Author(s): Robert L. Buchenauer
Corporate Author: Air Force Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-513
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Proceedings Of Retardation And Recovery Symposium


Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-329
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Research On Inorganic Polymer Systems.

Author(s): A. L. McCloskey; R. J. Brotherton; W. C. Teach; J. L. Boone; Lowell L. Petterson
Corporate Author: United States Borax Research Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4237
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Deterioration Of Fibrous Materials By Ultraviolet Light

Author(s): Charles V. Stephenson; William S. Wilcox; Henry T. Crenshaw; Hassel L. Hancock; Edward B. Dismukes
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-57
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Analytical And Experimental Study Of The Mechanisms Of Monofilament Fiber Friction. Part I. A Mathematical Model For Adhesion Mechanism And A General Equation Relating Fiber Friction To Normal Load.

Author(s): James M. Whitney
Corporate Author: Research and Technology Division
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4127 Part 1
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Preparation and Characterization of Ultrapure Polystyrene Samples

Author(s): Thoms G. Fox; Donald P. Wyman
Corporate Author: Carnegie-Mellon University
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1110
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Performance of and Design Criteria for Deployable Aerodynamic Decelerators


Corporate Author: American Power Jet Company
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-579
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Digital Computer Analysis of Condensation in Highly Expanded Flows

Author(s): James L. Griffin
Corporate Author: University of Michigan
Laboratory: Aerospace Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ARL 63-206
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An Exploratory Investigation of the Effects of Ionization on the Flow and Heat Transfer with a Dense Gas

Author(s): Henry R. Velkoff
Corporate Author: AF Aero-Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Aero-Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-842
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An Analysis of the Effect of Ionization on the Laminar Flow of a Dense Gas in a Channel

Author(s): Henry R. Velkoff
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4009
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Automatic Runway Profile Measuring Instrumentation And Runaway Properties. Part III: Base Surveys

Author(s): D. F. Turner
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-470 Part III
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State of the Art for V/STO Control Display


Corporate Author: Lear Siegler, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4167
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Method Of Determining Effects Of Heat Conduction In Leading Edge Of Wind Tunnel Models

Author(s): Miller, Linn E.; Hankey, Wilbur L., Jr.
Corporate Author: Research And Technology Div Bolling AFB D C
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4035
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Pressure Measurements For Mach 8 Flows Over Expansion Corners And Ramps On An Internally Cooled Model. Part I. Expansion Corner Flows. Part Of An Investigation Of Hypersonic Flow Separation And Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp Bethpage N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4044 Part 1
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Determination Of Mechanical And Thermophysical Properties Of Coated Refractory And Superalloy Thin Sheet

Author(s): Root, D. C.; Savage, C. H.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation Inc Downey Calif
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4068
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Vacuum Arc Melting Of Experimental Refractory Metals

Author(s): Inouye, S.
Corporate Author: Air Force Rocket Propulsion Lab Edwards AFB Calif
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4089
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Low Cycle Fatigue Design Data On Materials In A Multi-Axial Stress Field

Author(s): McClaren, S. W.; Best, J. H.
Corporate Author: Ling-Temco-Vought Inc Dallas Tex
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4094
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Studies In Solid State Mass Spectrometry

Author(s): Hodgson, F. N.; Katon, J. E.
Corporate Author: Monsanto Research Corp Dayton Ohio
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4145
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Cycle Dependent Deformation Behavior Of Closepacked Metals

Author(s): Feltner, C. E.
Corporate Author: Illinois Univ Urbana
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4149
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New Chemical Extinguishing Agents For Rocket Propellant And Metallic Fires.

Author(s): Landesman, Herbert; Klusmann, Eugene B.
Corporate Author: National Engineering Science Co Pasadena Calif
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4208
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Investigation Of The Structural And Magnetic Properties Of Thin Ferromagnetic Films

Author(s): Baltz, A.; Doyle, William
Corporate Author: Franklin Inst Philadelphia PA
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-787 Part 2
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Sensitivity And Modal Response For Single-Loop And Multiloop Systems

Author(s): McRuer, D.T.; Stapleford, R.L.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology Inc Inglewood Calif
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-812
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Metallurgical Variables Affecting Fracture Toughness In High-Strength Sheet Alloys

Author(s): Hartbower, C.E.; Orner, G.M.
Corporate Author: Manlabs Inc Cambridge Mass
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-868
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Annotated Bibliography On Solid State Optical And Infrared Maser Materials (A Summary Of Abstracts From Current Literature Up To December 1961)

Author(s): Feldmann, Dieter
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1026
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Study Of Atomic Motions On Twinning Of An Ordered Alloy

Author(s): Rapperport, E.J.; Hartley, C.S.; Levine, E.D.
Corporate Author: Nuclear Metals Div Textron Inc West Concord Mass
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-188
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Supersonic Hydrogen Combustion Studies

Author(s): Burnett, Duane R.; Czysz, Paul
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Aerodynamics Division
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-196
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Evaluation Of Tensile Data For Brittle Materials Obtained With Gas Bearing Concentricity

Author(s): Pears, C.D.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Inst Birmingham Ala
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-245
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Metallography Of Dispersion Hardened Alloys And Its Relation To Creep Resistance

Author(s): Brammar, I.S.; Dawe, D.W.
Corporate Author: Aeon Labs Egham (England)
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-343 Part 1
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Spark Source Mass Spectrometry Of Organic Compounds

Author(s): Hodgson, F.Neil
Corporate Author: Monsanto Research Corp Dayton Ohio
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-383
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Some Specialized Attachments For The Siemens X-Ray Diffractometer

Author(s): Renton, John J.; Baun, William L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-469
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Contaminant Freeze-Out In Heat Exchangers. Volume II - Basic Investigation Of Contaminant Freeze-Out

Author(s): R. B. Hinkley, J. C. Burke, F. E. Ruccia, R. P. Berthiaume, R. C. Reid, E. M. Drake, I. W. Dingwell, M. E. Weber
Corporate Author: Arthur D Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Prolusion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-508 Volume 2
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Telemetry Transducer Handbook. Volume 1. Revision 1

Author(s): Fisher, H. F., Jr
Corporate Author: Radiation Melbourne FL
Laboratory: AF Flight Dymanics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: WADD TR 61-67 Volume 1 Revision 1
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Lightweight Thermal Protection System Development. Volume II - Materials - Existing Data And Recommended Data Acquisition

Author(s): Lange, R. A.; Jones, H.; Ryan, J. M.; Stitt, J.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics/Astronautics San Diego Calif
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-596 Volume 2
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Thermal Stresses Due To Large Spanwise Temperature Gradients In Long Thin Plates

Author(s): Gatewood, B.E.; Dale, R.G.; Glaser, A.R.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Columbus
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ARL 63-4
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