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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Evaluation of Welded and Brazed Stainless Steels and Superalloys in a Corrosive Environment

Author(s): O'Connor, J. J.; Vozzella, P. A.
Corporate Author: Pratt And Whitney Aircraft Group East Hartford CT
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-10
Report Number: AFML TR 67-258
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Evaluation of Processing Techniques for Producing Premium Quality, High Strength Aluminum Alloy Castings.

Author(s): Oswalt, K. J.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corp Hawthorne CA Norair Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFML TR 68-8
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Effect Of Surface On Fatigue Resistance And Brittle Fracture

Author(s): Kramer, I. R.
Corporate Author: Martin Marietta Corp Denver Colo Denver Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFML TR 68-65
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Manufacturing Processes for Roll Bonded Titanium Alloy Structural Sections

Author(s): Brunken, Ronald D.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corp Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-09
Report Number: AFML TR 68-276
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Testing and Evaluation of Impact-Abrasion-Erosion Resistant Aircraft Coatings

Author(s): Michael, Harold J.
Corporate Author: Rockwell International Columbus Oh Columbus Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-10
Report Number: AFML TR 68-324
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Production Techniques for Extruding, Drawing, and Heat Treatment of Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Gorecki, Thomas A.; Pfanner, Gunther; Trepel, Walter B.; Stock, Julius; Gahwiller, Wayne
Corporate Author: Fairchild Hiller Corp Farmingdale NY Republic Aviation Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFML TR 68-349
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Some Metallographic Observations of Cumulative Damage in Fatigue

Author(s): Reimann, Walter H.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFML TR 68-359
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Photoelastic Analyses of Reinforced Composites

Author(s): Pih, Hui; Sutliff, David R.
Corporate Author: Tennessee Univ Knoxville Dept Of Engineering Science And Mechanics
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-11
Report Number: AFML TR 68-380
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Probabilistic Determination Of Aircraft Response To Turbulence At Low Altitudes

Author(s): Dutton, John A.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Deputy For Engineering
Date of Publication: 1968-10
Report Number: ASD TR 68-39
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Techniques for Developing Systems to Fit Manpower Resources

Author(s): Melvin T. Snyder and William B. Askren
Corporate Author: Air Force Human Resources Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-10
Report Number: AFHRL TR 68-12
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Evaluation of High-Temperature Resins in Asbestos Fiber Reinforced Laminates

Author(s): M. B. Smith
Corporate Author: Whittaker Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFML TR 67-389
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Utilization Of Fast-Fix Concrete For Rapid Repair Of Mortar And Rocket Damaged Runways

Author(s): Anderson, R.; Ames, T. S.
Corporate Author: Western Co Of North America Richardson TX Research Div
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFAPL TR 68-55
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Rapid Site Preparation Techniques. Prevention of Soil Erosion on an Earth-Filled Aircraft Shelter

Author(s): Doughty, Leon E., Jr
Corporate Author: LTV Aerospace Corp Dallas Tx Vought Aeronautics Div
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFAPL TR 68-108
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Tensile Properties Of Nearly Interstitial-Free Substitutional Iron Alloys

Author(s): Dickenscheid, W.
Corporate Author: Universitaet Des Saarlandes Saarbruecken (West Germany) Inst For Metal Physics And Metallurgy
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-02
Report Number: AFML TR 68-18
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Large Dynamic Deformations Caused By A Force Traveling On An Extensible String

Author(s): Schultz, Albert B.
Corporate Author: Illinois Univ At Chicago Circle Dept Of Materials Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFML TR 68-78
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Mechanical Properties Data Center Operation And Development

Author(s): Braden, Robert C.
Corporate Author: Mechanical Properties Data Center Traverse City Mich
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFML TR 68-97
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Manufacturing Process For Small Diameter Bar And Extruded Shapes Of Td Nickel-Chromium

Author(s): Barnett, William J.; Peterson, Erle V.
Corporate Author: Du Pont De Nemours (E I) And Co Wilmington DE
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFML TR 68-117
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Feasibility Of Forming A Boron Fiber-Reinforced Aluminum Composite By A Hot Extrusion Process

Author(s): Meyerer, Wendell J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFML TR 68-127
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Manufacturing Methods For High Temperature Coating Of Large Columbium Parts

Author(s): Fisch, Herbert A. Gadd, John D.
Corporate Author: TRW Equipment Labs Cleveland OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFML TR 68-134
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Evaluation Of Duplex Whisker-Crystalline Silicon Nitride Structures

Author(s): Carr, Edwin M.; Bartlett, Robert W.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Inst Menlo Park CA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFML TR 68-197
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Development Of A Subscale Manufacturing Process For The Fabrication Of Hypereutectic Transition-Metal Carbide Composites

Author(s): Foster, E. L., Jr.; Nelson, S. G.; Moak, D. P.;
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus OH Columbus Labs
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-09
Report Number: AFML TR 68-255
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Research on Fluid Dynamics in Japan

Author(s): Shih-I Pai
Corporate Author: University of Maryland
Laboratory: Aerospace Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: ARL 68-0061
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Mission-Analysis Computer Program for Investigating Performance Effectiveness of Airbreathing Engines

Author(s): Charles H. Beineman
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFAPL-TR-68-101
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In-Flight Investigation of Longitudinal Short-Period Handling Characteristics of Wheel-Controlled Airplanes

Author(s): G. Warren Hall
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-91
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Design Point Turbine Engine Performance Program

Author(s): R. E. Witherell
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Report Number: AFAPL TR 68-88
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Buckling of Cylindrical Panels Under Lateral Pressure

Author(s): Josef Singer, Amnon Meer and Mehahem Baruch
Corporate Author: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFOSR 68-1934
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Acoustic Studies

Author(s): Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Corporate Author: Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Date of Publication: 1968-06
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Friction Braking Systems

Author(s): Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Corporate Author: Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Date of Publication: 1968-06
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Rapid Transit Propulsion Systems: Volume II.

Author(s): Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Corporate Author: Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Date of Publication: 1968-09
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Titanium Structural Sections Produced By Roll Bonding On Bar Mills

Author(s): Newcomer, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Mcdonnell Aircraft Co St Louis MO
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-09-30
Report Number: AFML TR 68-240
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Test Instrumentation

Author(s): Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Corporate Author: Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Date of Publication: 1968-05
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Rapid Site Preparation Techniques for VTOL Aircraft. Part II. Optimization of Materials and Equipment.

Author(s): Doughty, Leon E., Jr; Kelly, G. W.; Butler, J. E.; Dickens, W. J., III; Leary, E. J.
Corporate Author: Ltv Aerospace Corp, Dallas TX, Vought Aeronautics Div
Date of Publication: 1968-11
Report Number: AFAPL TR 66-116 Part 2
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