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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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A Study Of The Effect Of Superimposed Stress Concentrations And Fracture Of Inhomogeneous Brittle Solids

Author(s): Weiss, V.; Takimoto, A. ; Nash, G.
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-01
Report Number: AFML TR 66-235
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Plastic Deformation Of Body-Centered Cubic Metals. Volume I. Plastic Deformation Of Tantalum.

Author(s): Owen, Walter S.; Hull, Derek; Formby, Christopher L.; Byron, John
Corporate Author: University of Liverpool
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-02
Report Number: AFML TR 66-369 Volume 1
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Plastic Deformation Of Body-Centered Cubic Metals. Volume II. Fracture Of Tungsten.

Author(s): Hull, Derek; Beardmore, Peter; Valintine, Anne P.
Corporate Author: University of Liverpool
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-02
Report Number: AFML TR 66-369 Volume 2
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Intermittent Creep And Stability Of Materials For Sst Applications

Author(s): Thompson, Oscar N.; Jones, Richard L.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-01
Report Number: AFML TR 66-407
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Preparation And Investigation Of High-Strength Wires

Author(s): Pfouts, W. R.; Moazed, K. L.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFML TR 67-35
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The Effect Of Testing System Stiffness On Fracture Behavior Of Sheet Specimens

Author(s): Weiss, V.; Grewal, K.; Rosenberg, W.; Lin, R.
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFML TR 67-37
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Stress-Strain Response Of Fabrics Under Two-Dimensional Loading

Author(s): Freeston, W. Denney, Jr.; Platt, Milton M.; Schoppee, Meredith M.
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-07
Report Number: AFML TR 67-44
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Description Of A Continuing Program On Tables Of Thermophysical Properties Of Materials

Author(s): Ho, C. Y.
Corporate Author: Purdue University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: AFML TR 67-81
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Research On Boron Filament/Metal Matrix Composite Materials

Author(s): Wolff, Ernest G. Hill, Russell J.
Corporate Author: Avco Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-06
Report Number: AFML TR 67-140
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Research To Optimize The Filament-Wound Toroidal Tire To Provide Performance To Tests Of Specification Mil-T-5041d At Minimum Weight

Author(s): Salcedo, Frank S.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-06
Report Number: AFML TR 67-154
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Development Of An Alignment And Measuring System For Large Aerospace Vehicles. Volume II.

Author(s): Steinhacker, Mark
Corporate Author: Kollsman Instrument Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFML TR 67-255 Volume 2
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Development Of A New High-Strength Semiaustenitic Precipitation-Hardenable Stainless Steel.

Author(s): Moll, J. H.; Stasko, W.; Kasak, A.
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company of America
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-09
Report Number: AFML TR 67-286
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Stress Corrosion Susceptibility Of Welded Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): Turley, Richard F.; Avery, Charles H.; Dash, Edward
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFML TR 67-291
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Nonsteady-State Thermal Stress Behavior Of Refractory Materials

Author(s): Bohn, Jack R.; King, Kenneth R.; Ernst, Charles H.; Janowski, Kenneth R.
Corporate Author: TRW Systems
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-11
Report Number: AFML TR 67-315
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Refractory Metal Coatings By The Fused Salt Method

Author(s): Steinman, J. B.; Warnock, R. V.; Root, C. G.; Stetson, A. R.
Corporate Author: Solar Turbines International San Diego CA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-10
Report Number: AFML TR 67-318
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Proceedings Of The Symposium On The Plasma Sheath-Plasma Electromagnetics Of Hypersonic Flight (3rd). Volume I. Radiation Characteristics Of Plasma-Covered Antennas


Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1967-05
Report Number: AFCRL 67-0280 Volume 1
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Proceedings Of The Symposium On The Plasma Sheath-Plasma Electromagnetics Of Hypersonic Flight (3rd). Volume II. Electrical Properties Of Shock-Ionized Flow Fields


Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1967-05
Report Number: AFCRL 67-0280 Volume 2
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Role Of Adsorption In The Catalytic Para-Ortho-Hydrogen Conversion

Author(s): Lander, Herbert R., Jr
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1967-01
Report Number: AFAPL TR 66-142
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Relationship Between The Minex And The Helium-Driven Modified Coker In The Measurement Of Jet Fuel Thermal Stability

Author(s): Lander, Herbert R., Jr.; Zengel, Alan E.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1967-02
Report Number: AFAPL TR 67-17
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Deposition Of Selected Synthetic Lubricants In The Rtd Seal Rig

Author(s): Knox, William G.; Gannon, Frank T.; DeBrohun, Leon J.
Corporate Author: Koppers Co Inc Monroeville PA
Date of Publication: 1967-04
Report Number: AFAPL TR 67-29
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Rapid Shelter Flooring And Helicopter Landing Sites

Author(s): Gifford, F.; Bilelo, A. M.; Pascador, G.; Rembert, R. S.
Corporate Author: LTV Aerospace Corp Dallas Tx Vought Aeronautics Div
Date of Publication: 1967-05
Report Number: AFAPL TR 67-43
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Physical And Chemical Properties Of JP-4 Jet Fuel For 1966

Author(s): Brockman, William E.; Duvall, Donovan S.
Corporate Author: Dayton Univ Oh Research Inst
Date of Publication: 1967-09
Report Number: AFAPL TR 67-108
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Micromechanics Of High Strength, Low Density, Boron Filament Reinforced Aluminum Metallic Composites

Author(s): Lenoe, E. M.; Murro, R. P.; Beaumont, S.; Wu, J.
Corporate Author: AVCO Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-12
Report Number: AFML TR 67-125 Part 2
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Investigation Of Hot Corrosion Of Nickel Base Superalloys Used In Gas Turbine Engines

Author(s): Ryan, Kenneth H.; Hamilton, Paul E.; Kildsig, John R.
Corporate Author: General Motors Corp Indianapolis In Allison Gas Turbine Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFML TR 67-306
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Surface Displacements On The End Of An Elastic Cylinder

Author(s): Wilson, E. A.; Ling, F. F.
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst Troy N Y Dept Of Mechanics
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-02
Report Number: AFML TR 68-37
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Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory Efforts under the RTD Pla for Improved Aircraft Turbine Engine Lubricants

Author(s): Kerry L. Berkey; George A. Bean IV; Leon J. DeBrohun
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-01
Report Number: AFAPL TR 66-132
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Air Cushion Landing Gear Feasibility Study

Author(s): T. Desmond Earl
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-32
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation Part I - Basic Report

Author(s): D. Ladd; H. Ulery, Jr.
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 1
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Development of an Alignment and Measuring System for Large Aerospace Vehicles: Volume I

Author(s): Mark Steinhacker
Corporate Author: Kollsman Instrument Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFML-TR-67-255 Volume I
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Subsonic Oscillatory or Steady Airloads on Wings with Control Surfaces and Other Discontinuities

Author(s): Holt Ashley
Corporate Author: Stanford University, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Laboratory: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Date of Publication: 1967-12
Report Number: AFOSR 68-0419
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Proceedings, Fourth AFCRL Scientific Balloon Symposium

Author(s): James F. Dwyer
Laboratory: Aerospace Instrumentation Laboratory
Report Number: AFCRL 67-0075
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Development of High Contrast Electroluminescent Displays

Author(s): Sidney V. Petertyl, Dr. Paul R. Fuller, Chester A. Wysocki, et al.
Corporate Author: Instrument Division, Lear Siegler, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-183
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Development of Improved Dynamic Analysis: Volume II: Computer Graphics

Author(s): K. J. Forsberg & S. K. Ferriera
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles & Space
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-187 Volume II
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A Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of the Free Piston Cycle

Author(s): Burton G. Humphrey, Jr., Sergio Panunzio and Oscar Pinkus
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-204
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Synthesis of Flight Control Systems Subject to Vehicle Parameter Variations

Author(s): Eliezer Kreindler
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-209
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Flight Investigation of Longitudinal Short Period Frequency Requirements and PIO Tendencies

Author(s): Dante A. DiFranco
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-163
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Contamination Tolerance of Aircraft Hydraulic Pumps

Author(s): Richard H. Hollinger; John N. Donis; George F. Lare
Corporate Author: Franklin Institute Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Systems Engineering Group
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: SEG TR 67-5
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The Influence of Stiffener Geometry and Spacing on the Buckling of Axially Compressed Cylindrical and Conical Shells

Author(s): Josef Singer
Corporate Author: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1967-10
Report Number: AFOSR 68-0670
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Effects Of Composite Interfaces On Mechanical Properties

Author(s): Clark, Arthur B.
Corporate Author: Astro Research Corp Carpinteria CA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-12-28
Report Number: AFML TR 68-43
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A Study of the Influence of Lubricants on High-Speed Rolling-Contact Bearing Performance

Author(s): Jerrold Kannel, J. Clarence Bell, J. A. Walowit, C. M. Allen
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-10-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 61-643 Part 7
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