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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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Three-Degree-of-Freedom Problem Optimization Formulation Volume 3 - User's Manual

Author(s): R. L. Mobley and R. F. Vorwald
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-1 Part 2 Volume 3
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Feasibility Studies on Use of Artrons as Logic Elements in Flight Control Systems

Author(s): R. E. Mirabelli; E. M. Connelly; J. E. Worthen
Corporate Author: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-23
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Analysis of Methods for Determining Outgassing Rates

Author(s): J. I. Shipp and J. D. Trolinger
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-180
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Summary Report on Aerodynamic Characteristics of Standard Models HB-1 and HB-2

Author(s): J. Don Gray
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-137
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Aerodynamic Drag on Spiked Blunt Bodies in Low-Density Hypersonic Flow

Author(s): William H. Sims and Jerry S. Hahn
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-160
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Specific Heat and Speed of Sound Data for Imperfect Nitrogen - II. T = 100 to 2200 Degrees K

Author(s): Clark H. Lewis and Charles A. Neel
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-114
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Specific Heat and Speed of Sound Data for Imperfect Nitrogen - I. T = 2000 to 15,000 Degrees K

Author(s): Clark H. Lewis and Charles A. Neel
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-113
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Charts of Normal Shock Wave Properties in Imperfect Nitrogen

Author(s): Clark H. Lewis and E. G. Burgess, III
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-104
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Local Heat-Transfer Coefficients in a Nozzle with High-Speed Laminar Flow

Author(s): William H. Carden
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-61
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Evaluation of Throat Materials in the Hotshot Tunnel F

Author(s): H. K. Smithson
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-56
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A Data Reduction Program for Hotshot Tunnels Based on the Fay-Riddell Heat-Transfer Rate Using Nitrogen at Stagnation Temperatures from 1500 to 5000 Degrees K

Author(s): Martin Grabau, H. K. Smithson, Jr., and Wanda J. Little
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-50
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An Experimental Study of Diffusers in an Open-Jet, Low-Density, Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

Author(s): David E. Boylan
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-47
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Charts of Normal Shock Wave Properties in Imperfect Air

Author(s): Clark H. Lewis and E. G. Burgess, III
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-43
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Specific Heat and Speed of Sound Data for Imperfect Air

Author(s): Clark H. Lewis and Charles A. Neel
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-36
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Condensation in Hotshot Tunnels

Author(s): B. J. Griffith, H. E. Deskins, and H. R. Little
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-35
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Force and Pressure Tests of an Agard Calibration Model B at a Mach Number of 10

Author(s): R. K. Matthews and L. L. Trimmer
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-31
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Heat-Transfer and Shadowgraph Tests of Several Elliptical Lifting Bodies at Mach 10

Author(s): M. E. Hillsamer and J. P. Rhudy
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-19
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Investigation of Flow Separation on a Two-Dimensional Flat Plate Having a Variable-Span Trailing-Edge Flap at M = 3 and 5

Author(s): S. R. Pate
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-14
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Comparison of Hotshot Tunnel Force, Pressure, Heat-Transfer and Shock Shape Data with Shock Tunnel Data

Author(s): E. E. Edenfield
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-1
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Development of a Computer Program for the Analysis of One-Dimensional Magnetohydrodynamic Flow Problems

Author(s): D. R. Wilson; C.E. Clouse; W.J. Schaetzle
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-215
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Altimeter Display Study Part I. Summary and Review of Data Requirements

Author(s): W. G. Matheny
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-621 Part 1
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Altimeter Display Study Part II. Handbook for Static Testing of Altimeters

Author(s): C. B. Elam; W. G. Matheny; D. A. Schum
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-622 Part 2
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Altimeter Display Study Part III. Summary of Experimental Testing

Author(s): C. B. Elam; W. G. Matheny; D. A. Schum
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-623 Part 3
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Pressure Measurements for Mach Five Flows Over a Blunt Pyramidal Configuration with Aerodynamic Controls: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineerign Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4239
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Six-Degree-of-Freedom Flight Path Study Generalized Computer Program: Part II, Volume 2 - User's Manual for Part I, Volume 2

Author(s): J. L. Harris, J. A. Shilling and R. F. Vorwald
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-1 Part 2 Volume 2
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The Effect of Surface Perturbations on the Pressure Distributions About Blunt Two-Dimensional Bodies at High Mach Numbers

Author(s): Coleman duP. Donaldson, Roger D. Sullivan and Wallace D. Hayes
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-17
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Development of an Advanced Digital Adaptive Flight Control System

Author(s): J. Zaborszky, W. J. Luedde, R. L. Berger, J. B. Berger and M. A. Madonna
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-115
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Thermal Response in Sandwich Panels

Author(s): P. Kendall
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-135
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Empirical Correlation of Excitation Environment and Structural Parameters with Flight Vehicle Vibration Response

Author(s): R. W. White; D. J. Bozich; K. M. Eldred
Corporate Author: Northrup Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-160
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Probable Interferance Temperatures of Solids in Sliding Contact

Author(s): F. F. Ling; S. L. Pu
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4184
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Basic Studies in Quantum and Radiation Chemistry

Author(s): Marvin Vestal; M. Krause; Wm. H. Johnson
Corporate Author: Wm. H. Johnson Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ML TDR 64-169
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Development of Superior Steels for Precision Gyro Spin Bearings

Author(s): D. R. Poirier; R. F. Polich; M. C. Flemings
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: ML TDR 64-276
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High Resolution Cathode Ray Tube Evaluation


Corporate Author: Data Corporation
Laboratory: Director of Reconnaissance Engineering
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD-TDR-63-796
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An Investigation of Constant Area Supersonic Flow Diffusion

Author(s): Andrew A Fejer; George L. Heath; Richard T. Driftmyer
Corporate Author: Research Foundation of the University of Toledo
Laboratory: Aerospace Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ARL 64-81
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Extension of Linear Constant-Coefficient Analysis Methods to Time-Varying Systems

Author(s): Walter A. Johnson; Duane T. McRuer; Anil V. Phatak
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4178
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Proceedings of Symposium on Aeroelastic & Dynamic Modeling Tehnology


Corporate Author: Research & Technology Division
Laboratory: Research & Technology Division
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4197 Part I
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Approximate Methods of Simulating Random Noise with Pure Tone Sources

Author(s): C. C. Thiel
Corporate Author: General Technology Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-131
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Ultrasonic Wave Propagation and Interaction in Solid Materials

Author(s): F. R. Rollins; L. Taylor
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: ML TDR 64-21 Part I
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Pest Reactions in Intermetallic Compounds II. Investigations on NiAl, and Two MoSi2 Structures

Author(s): A. U. Syebolt; J. H. Westbrook
Corporate Author: General Electric Research Labpratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD-TDR-63-309 Part II
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program

Author(s): L. A. McClaine
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD-TDR-62-204 Part III
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Simulator Evaluation of Airplane Longitudinal Responses for the Instrument-Landing Approach

Author(s): F. D. Newell
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-84
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Development of a Nickel Base Alloy Sheet for High Temperature Application, Part II.

Author(s): D. P. Duff and P. D. Watson
Corporate Author: Ling-Temco-Vought, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-869 Part 2
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Acoustic Emission Under Applied Stress, Part II.

Author(s): B. H. Schofield
Corporate Author: Lessells and Associates, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-509 Part 2
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A Study of the Physical Basis of the Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Part II.

Author(s): Gordon E. Gross, Paul L. Gutshall
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-605 Part 2
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Hypersonic Flows over Expansion Corners and Ahead of Ramps. Part IV: Mach 8 Heat Transfer 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 Coporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-679 Part 4
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Digital Adaptive Flight Control System Phase II

Author(s): Dr. R. E. Andeen and P. P. Shipley
Corporate Author: Sperry Phoenix Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-854
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Celestial Background Radiation. I. A Revised Scale Of Bolometric Corrections

Author(s): Walker, Russell G.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AFCRL 64-169 Volume 1
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Generalized Scattering Matrix Analysis Of Waveguide Discontinuity Problems

Author(s): Pace, James R.
Corporate Author: Illinois Univ At Urbana Engineering Experiment Station
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: AFCRL 64-290
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Project Firefly 1962-1963

Author(s): Rosenberg, N. W.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: AFCRL 64-364
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Ionospheric Perturbations, Solar Flares, And Geomagnetic Storms, Correlations Observed By Oblique Long-Range High Frequency Probing

Author(s): Baker, Helen R.; Reilly, Alfred E.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AFCRL 64-455
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