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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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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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Numerical Analysis Of Supersonic Flow Through Curved Channels

Author(s): Der, J.; Mullings, B.N.; Hoffman, G.H.; Brown, B.N.; Pridmore
Corporate Author: Northrop Aircraft Inc Hawthorne Calif
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ARL 63-117
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Inviscid and Viscous Hypersonic Nozzle Flow with Finite Rate Chemical Reactions

Author(s): E. S. Levinsky and J. J. Brainerd
Corporate Author: General Dynamics/Astronautics
Laboratory: Arnold Engineering Development Center
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-18
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A Calorimetric Investigation of Some Problems Associated with a Low-Density Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel

Author(s): G. D. Arney, Jr. and D. E. Boylan
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-19
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Bibliography: The Magnetic Suspension of Wind Tunnel Models

Author(s): P. L. Clemens and A. H. Cortner
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-20
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The Shock Shape and Shock Detachment Distance for Spheres and Flat-Faced Bodies in Low-Density, Hypervelocity, Argon Flow

Author(s): A. B. Bailey and W. H. Sims
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-21
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Vibrational Nonequilibrium with Nitrogen in Low-Density Flow

Author(s): Alexander D. Lewis and George D. Arney, Jr.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-31
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Calibration of the 100-Inch Hypervelocity Tunnel (F)

Author(s): Henry W. Ball
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-46
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Some Aspects of Energy Transfer in the Electrode and Settling Sections of an Arc-Heated Wind Tunnel

Author(s): William H. Carden
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-72
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Problems Underlying the Numerical Integration of the Chemical and Vibrational Rate Equations in a Near-Equilibrium Flow

Author(s): George Emanuel
Corporate Author: Stanford University
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-82
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An Analysis of Initial Static Pressure Probe Measurements in a Low-Density Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel

Author(s): David E. Boylan
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-94
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A Study of Laminar Heat Transfer to Spherically Blunted Cones and Hemisphere-Cylinders at Hypersonic Conitions

Author(s): B. J. Griffith and Clark H. Lewis
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-102
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Investigation of Boundary-Layer Transition on Swept Wings at Mach Numbers 2.5 to 5

Author(s): S. R. Pate; R. E. Brillhart
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-109
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Variable Reluctance Pressure Transducer Development

Author(s): W. E. Smotherman; W. V. Maddox
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-135
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Empirical Equations for the Thermodynamic Properties of Air and Nitrogen to 15,000 K

Author(s): Clark H. Lewis
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-138
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Charts of Sphere Stagnation Heat-Transfer Rate in Air and Nitrogen at High Temperatures

Author(s): Clark H. Lewis
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-139
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Partition Functions and Thermodynamic Properties of Argon Plasma

Author(s): K. S. Drellishak; C. F. Knopp; Ali Bulent Cambel
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-146
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Gasdynamic Diagnosis of High-Speed Flows Expanded From Plasma States

Author(s): J. Leith Potter; George D. Arney, Jr.; Max Kinslow; William H. Carden
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-241
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Transformation of Axes Systems by Matrix Methods and Application to Wind Tunnel Data Reduction

Author(s): L.L. Trimmer; E.L. Clark
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-224
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Flow Characteristics of A 12-In. Intermittent Supersonic Tunnel

Author(s): A. Anderson
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-203
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Mollier Diagram for Air

Author(s): Wanda J. Little
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-190
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A Technique for Measuring a Local Gas Density Using Scattered Gamma Radiation

Author(s): J.E. Shepard; J.B. Dicks
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-187
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Boundary-Layer Characteristics at Mac Numbers 2 through 5 in the Test Section of the 12-Inch Supersonic Tunnel

Author(s): D. R. Bell
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-192
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Low-Density Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel Diffuser Performance

Author(s): M. W. Milligan; J. F. Bailey
Corporate Author: University of Tennessee
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-30
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Pressure Distribution and Flow Visualization Tests of a 1.5 Elliptic Cone at Mach 10

Author(s): R. L. Palko; A. D. Ray
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-163
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Tables of Thermodynamic Properties of Air in Chemical Equilibrium Including Second Virial Corrections from 1500 K to 15,000 K

Author(s): Joseph Hilsenrath; Max Klein
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-161
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Basic Mechanisms of Noncondensable Gas Cryotrapping


Corporate Author: General Technology Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-147
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Ionization Nonequilibrium Effects on Magnetogasdynamic Interaction in the Stagnation Region of an Axisymmetric Blunt Body

Author(s): Donald W. Boyer
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1078
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Research and Application Engineering to Determine the Effect of Processing Variables on Crack Propagation of High-Strength Steels and Titanium

Author(s): B. R. Banerjee and J. J. Hauser
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company of America
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1034 Part 1
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Space Time Correlations of the Boundary Layer Pressure Field in Narrow Frequency Bands

Author(s): M. K. Bull
Corporate Author: University of Southampton
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-722
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The Extrusion, Forging, Rolling, and Evaluation of Refractory Alloys, Part II.

Author(s): D. R. Carnahan and J. A. Visconti
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-670 Part 2
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Investigation Of Tantalum And Its Alloys, Part II.

Author(s): Frank F. Schmidt, Edwin S. Bartlett, and Horace R. Ogden
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-594 Part 2
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Temperature Control Systems for Space Vehicles. Part II.

Author(s): F. I. Honea
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-493 Part 2
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Research and Development on the Effects of High Pressure on Various Elements and Binary Alloys. Part II. The Effect of Pressure on Transformation in Iron and Iron Alloys

Author(s): W. F. Claussen
Corporate Author: General Electric Co.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-479 Part 2
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Flows Ahead of Ramps Part III: Mach 8 Pressure Data for Flows Ahead of Ramps: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-679 Part 3
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Hypersonic Flows over Expansion Corners and Ahead of Ramps Part II: Mach 5 Pressure Data for Flows Ahead of Ramps: :Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-679 Part 2
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Study of a Servo Actuator Design and Test and Fabrication of an Experimental Model

Author(s): R. T. Banfield; T. Caywood
Corporate Author: Hydraulic Research and Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-620
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The Statistical Properties of Signals and Measurements of Simple Manual Control Systems

Author(s): Jerome I. Elkind; D. Lucille Darley
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-85
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Functional Capability of Neuromime Networks for Use in Attitude Stabilization Systems

Author(s): R. J. Lee; R. F. Snyder
Corporate Author: Adaptronics, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-549
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Pressure Distributions and Oil Film Photographs for Mach 5 Flows Past Fins Mounted on a Flat Plate: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-755
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Correlation of Wind Tunnel Blockage Data

Author(s): Paul A. Czysz
Corporate Author: Directorate of Engineering Test
Laboratory: Directorate of Engineering Test
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-230
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Research and Study of Analytical Techniques for Predicting Reliability of Flight-Control Systems

Author(s): L.H. Stember; D. G. Mark; R. E. Mesloh; A. A. Putnam
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-287
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Demonstration of the Application of Majority Logic for Increased Reliability in Automatic Flight Control Systems

Author(s): R. M. Derby; J. J. Fleck
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-275
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A Measurement of the Static Aeroelastic Deformation and Loading of a Wing in Supersonic Flow

Author(s): F. H Durgin; C. J. Bartlett
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-366
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Study and Research on Electronic Simulation of the Biological Clock II

Author(s): Andrew P. Sage, Jr., Keith E. Justice, and James L. Melsa
Corporate Author: University of Arizona
Laboratory: Electronic Technology Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-136
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Research Study To Determine The Phase Equilibrium Relations Of Selected Metal Carbides At High Temperatures

Author(s): R. V. Sara and C. E. Lowell
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part 4
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The Mechanical Properties of Tantalum with Special Reference to the Ductile-Brittle Transition, Part II.

Author(s): G. T. Murray and R. A. Burn
Corporate Author: Materials Research Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TR 61-203 Part 2
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Beryllium Research and Development Program. Volume II.

Author(s): S. H. Gelles
Corporate Author: Nuclear Metals, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-509 Volume 2
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Atmospheric Control Systems For Space Vehicles. Part I.

Author(s): J. Rousseau
Corporate Author: AiResearch Manufacturing Company
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-527 Part 1
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