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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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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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Laser-Satellite Reflection Parameters

Author(s): Iliff, Robert L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AFCRL 64-475
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Plasma Produced Antenna Pattern Distortion

Author(s): Jacavanco, Daniel J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AFCRL 64-511
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Falling Sphere Measurements Of Atmospheric Density, Temperature, And Pressure, Up To 115 Km.

Author(s): Champion, K. S. W.; Faire, A. CC.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1964-07
Report Number: AFCRL 64-554
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Diffraction Of Oblique Surface Waves By A Right-Angle Bend

Author(s): Karp, S. N.; Chu, T. S.
Corporate Author: New York Univ N Y Courant Inst Of Mathematical Sciences
Date of Publication: 1964-07
Report Number: AFCRL 64-599
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Iterative Solutions Of The Helmholtz Equation

Author(s): Kleinman, R. E.
Corporate Author: Michigan Univ Ann Arbor Radiation Lab
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: AFCRL 64-684
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Asymptotic Theory Of Wave-Propagation

Author(s): Lewis, Robert M.
Corporate Author: New York Univ N Y Courant Inst Of Mathematical Sciences
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: AFCRL 64-854
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Simultaneous Application Of Static And Dynamic Loads On Sonic Fatigue Test Articles

Author(s): Roberts, W. H.; Wilhem, D. P.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corp Hawthorne Ca Norair Div
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4021
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Simultaneous Application of Static and Dynamic Loads on Sonic Fatigue Test Articles. Supplement 1. Considerations of the Theoretical Aspects of Acoustic Fatigue

Author(s): Valluri, S. R.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corp Hawthorne Ca Norair Div
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4021 Supplement 1
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Pressure Measurements For Mach 8 Flows Over Expansion Corners And Ramps On An Internally Cooled Model. Part II. Flows Over A Flat Plate With And Without A Partial Span Ramp.

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp Bethpage N Y
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4044 Part 2
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Pressure Measurements For Mach Five Flows Over Winged Re-Entry Configurations With Aerodynamic Controls. Part I. Blunt Cabin Configuration

Author(s): Kaufman,Louis G., II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp Bethpage N Y
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4179 Part 1
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Pressure Measurements For Mach Five Flows Over Winged Re-Entry Configurations With Aerodynamic Controls. Part II. Conical Cabin Configuration

Author(s): Kaufman,Louis G., II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp Bethpage N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4179 Part 2
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Flexible Flight Vehicle Transfer Function Factors For Use In Autopilot Preliminary Design

Author(s): Fonda, A.G;. Trueh, F. J.
Corporate Author: Giannini Controls Corp Malvern PA
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4218
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Research In The Field Of Liquid-Metal-Lubricated Bearings. Part I

Author(s): Hall, J.; Spies, R.
Corporate Author: Rocketdyne Canoga Park Calif
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4289 Part 1
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Investigation Of Fatigue Failure Detection Systems Using Infrared Techniques

Author(s): Schmitz, G. Levine, M.
Corporate Author: MRD Div General American Transportation Corp Niles IL
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4293
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Mechanical Reliability And Thermoelectrical Stability Of Noble-Metal Thermocouples At 2600f Temperature And Dose Rates Up To 10 To 20 Power Nvt

Author(s): Dallman, Alfred C.
Corporate Author: Systems Engineering Group Research And Technology Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: SEG TDR 64-7
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Stress Analysis Of The External Front Window Of The X-20a (Dyna-Soar)

Author(s): Johnson, Verner J.
Corporate Author: Systems Engineering Group Research And Technology Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: SEG TDR 64-16
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Analysis And Feasibility Study Of Thermal Energy Storage Devices For Space Vehicle Applications

Author(s): Bailey, R. N.; Conrad, R. R.; Loseke, L. S.; May, J. R.; Taylor, R. F.
Corporate Author: Sundstrand Aviation-Denver Colo
Laboratory: AF Aero-Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: WADD TR 61-118
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Atmospheric Control Systems For Space Vehicles

Author(s): J. Rousseau
Corporate Author: AiResearch Manufacturing Company
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-527 Part 2
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Diffraction Of Electromagnetic Waves By A Circular Aperture In An Infinitely Conducting Plane Screen

Author(s): Bazer, J.; Rubenfeld, L.
Corporate Author: New York Univ N Y Courant Inst Of Mathematical Sciences
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AFCRL 64-244
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Electromagnetic Potentials And Field Expansions For Plasma Radiation In Waveguides

Author(s): Collin, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Case Inst Of Tech Cleveland Ohio
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AFCRL 64-279
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Breaking-Strength And Endurance Tests Of Aluminum Turnbuckles For Aircraft

Author(s): Smith, Perry L.
Corporate Author: Systems Engineering Group Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: SEG TDR 64-2
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Basic Research On Gas Flows Through Electric Arcs-Hot Gas Containment Limits

Author(s): Cann, G. L.; Buhler, R. D.; Harder, R. L.; Moore, R. A.
Corporate Author: Xerox Electro-Optical Systems Pasadena Ca
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: ARL 64-49
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State-Of-The-Art Survey Of Some Aspects Of The Mechanics Of Rarefied Gases And Plasmas

Author(s): Patterson, G. N.
Corporate Author: Toronto Univ (Ontario)
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: ARL 64-60
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Interpolations of Imperfect Air Thermodynamic Data II. At Constant Pressure

Author(s): C. A. Neel and Clark H. Lewis
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-184
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Interpolations of Imperfect Air Thermodynamic Data I. At Constant Entropy

Author(s): C. A. Neel and Clark H. Lewis
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-183
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Development of High Intensity Close Tolerance High Strength Aircraft Quality Steel Casings

Author(s): John B. Dabney and Hugo R. Larson
Corporate Author: American Brake Shoe Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-708
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Design of Linear Flight Control Systems Using Optimal Control Theory

Author(s): E. G. Rynaski, P. A. Reynolds and W. H. Shed
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-376
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Investigation of a Method for the Prediction of Vibratory Response and Stress in Typical Flight Vehicle Structure: Supplement I - Dynamic Modeling of Complex Structures

Author(s): W. H. Roberts and P. E. Finwall
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-801 Supplement I
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The Use of Foamed Propellants for Compaction and Stabilization of Various Types of Terrain

Author(s): Louis J. Goodman, Cornelius S. Grove, and Ardeshir Aidun
Corporate Author: Syracuse University Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1964-07
Report Number: AFCRL 64-622
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Improved Graphite Material for High-Temperature Aerospace Use: Volume I. Research and Development for Improved Graphite Materials


Corporate Author: Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: ML TDR 64-125 Volume I
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Improved Graphite Materials for High-Temperature Aerospace Use: Volume II - Development of Graphite-Refractory Composites


Corporate Author: Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force MaterialsLaboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: ML TDR 64-125 Volume II
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Coated Refractory Metal Emittance Specimens

Author(s): H. W. Leavenworth, Jr., E. A. Schatz, M. E. Browning and F. J. Dunkerly
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: ML TDR 64-148
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High Temperature Protective Coatings for Graphite

Author(s): J. M. Criscione, R. A. Mercuri, E. P. Schram, A. W. Smith and H. F. Volk
Corporate Author: Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: ML TDR 64-173 Part I
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Evaluation of Impregnated Porous Refractory Oxide Composites

Author(s): F. N. Brelich, Jr. and L. M. Stejskal
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ML TDR 64-185
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The Primary Working of Refractory Metals

Author(s): D. R. Carnahan and V. DePierre
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-11
Report Number: AFML TR 64-387
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A Survey of High Temperature Ceramic Materials for Radomes

Author(s): L. K. Eliason & C. C. Zellner
Corporate Author: Melpar, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: ML TDR 64-296
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Development of a Powder and/or Gas Cementation Process for Coating Molybdenum Alloys for High Temperature Protection

Author(s): W. Nyack
Corporate Author: Chromalloy Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ML TDR 64-74
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Cyclic Plasticity Effects in Intermediate and Low Cycle Fatigue

Author(s): A. A. Blatherwick and Donald F. Mowbray
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ML TDR 64-120
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Effect of Stress Variation on Creep of a Super Alloy at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Ryoichi Koterazawa
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ML TDR 64-166
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Phosphorane Polymers. Part I.

Author(s): Roger A. Baldwin; Franklin A. Billig
Corporate Author: American Potash and Chemical Corporation
Date of Publication: 1964-07-31
Report Number: ML TDR 64-181 Part 1
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Physics Of Ferromagnetic And Ferroelectric Materials With Applications To Microwave And Radiofrequency Circuitry

Author(s): Jones, R. V.
Corporate Author: Harvard Univ Cambridge Mass Gordon Mckay Lab
Date of Publication: 1964-02-29
Report Number: AFCRL 64-309
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Investigation Of Applied Problems In Electromagnetic Radiation

Author(s): Kay, Alan F.
Corporate Author: TRG Inc East Boston MA
Date of Publication: 1964-04-02
Report Number: AFCRL 64-374
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