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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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Large Deflections of Statically Loaded Coplanar Fibers Using Normal and Tangential Displacements

Author(s): Whitney, James M.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: AFML TR 65-39
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Magnetoabsorption Techniques For Measuring Material Properties. Part II: Measurement of Residual and Applied Stress.

Author(s): Rollwitz, William L.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Inst San Antonio TX
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-03
Report Number: AFML TR 66-76 Part 2
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Corrosion Cracking of Metallic Materials

Author(s): Fontana, Mars G.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Columbus Dept Of Metallurgical Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-02
Report Number: AFML TR 69-16
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Dynamic Behavior of Metals Under Tensile Impact. Part II: Annealed and Cold Worked Materials.

Author(s): Schultz, Albert B.
Corporate Author: Illinois Univ At Chicago Circle Dept Of Materials Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-06
Report Number: AFML TR 69-76 Part 2
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A Continuing Systematic Program On Tables Of Thermophysical Properties Of Materials

Author(s): Ho, C. Y.
Corporate Author: Thermophysical And Electronic Properties Information Analysis Center Lafayette IN
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-04
Report Number: AFML TR 69-79
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The Evaluation of the Mechanical Behavior of Metal Matrix Composites Reinforced with SiC-Coated, Boron Fibers. Volume II. Appendices.

Author(s): Long, James R.
Corporate Author: Harvey Engineering Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-11
Report Number: AFML TR 69-291 Volume 2
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Orientation of Small Diameter Discontinuous Reinforcements for Structural Composites


Corporate Author: Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-11
Report Number: AFML TR 69-288
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Research on Exploratory Development of Nondestructive Methods for Crack Detection. Part III.

Author(s): Schroeer, Rudi M.
Corporate Author: Arvin Systems Inc Dayton OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-03
Report Number: AFML TR 67-167 Part 3
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Investigation of Advanced Filament Wound Aircraft Landing Gear Structures

Author(s): Yurenka, Steven
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Corp Long Beach CA Douglas Aircraft Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-01
Report Number: AFML TR 69-229
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High Resolution Chemical Ionization Mass Spectroscopy

Author(s): Futrell, Jean H.
Corporate Author: Utah Univ Salt Lake City Dept Of Chemistry
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-05
Report Number: AFML TR 70-65
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Free-Wave Propagation in Periodically-Supported, Infinite Beams

Author(s): Mead, D. J.
Corporate Author: University of Southampton
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-01
Report Number: AFML TR 70-14
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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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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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Thermodynamics of Titanium Alloys. III. The Titanium-Molybdenum System.

Author(s): Hoch, M.
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-12
Report Number: AFML TR 69-248 Part 3
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New and Refined Nondestructive Techniques for Graphite Billets and Shapes

Author(s): Oaks, A. E.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1971-07
Report Number: AFML TR 70-212 Part 2
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Stability Characterization of Refractory Materials Under High Velocity Atmospheric Flight Conditions. Part 3. Volume 1. Experimental Results of Low Velocity Cold Gas/Hot Wall Tests

Author(s): Kaufman, Larry
Corporate Author: ManLabs Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-12
Report Number: AFML TR 69-84 Part 3 Volume 1
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Stability Characterization of Refractory Materials Under High Velocity Atmospheric Flight Conditions. Part 3. Volume 2. Experimental Results of High Velocity Cold Gas/Hot Wall Test

Author(s): Kaufman, Larry
Corporate Author: ManLabs Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-12
Report Number: AFML TR 69-84 Part 3 Volume 2
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Development of High-Strength, Elevated-Temperature, Corrosion-Resistant Steel

Author(s): Kasak, A.
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company of America
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-766
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Multiple-Band Surface Treatments for High Damping

Author(s): Lazan, B. J.
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-09
Report Number: AFML TR 65-269
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Manufacturing Process For Small Diameter Bar And Extruded Shapes Of Td Nickel-Chromium

Author(s): Barnett, William J.
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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Stability Characterization of Refractory Materials under High Velocity Atmospheric Flight Conditions. Part IV. Volume II. Calculation of the General Surface Reaction Problem.

Author(s): Bernstein, Harold
Corporate Author: ManLabs Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-12
Report Number: AFML TR 69-84 Part 4 Volume 2
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Fatigue, Creep, and Stress-Rupture Properties of Several Super Alloys

Author(s): Blatherwick, Allan A.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Univ Minneapolis Dept Of Aeronautics And Engineering Mechanics
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-01
Report Number: AFML TR 69-12
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Thermo-Mechanical Strengthening of High-Strength Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Greenfield, M. A.
Corporate Author: New York Univ NY Engineering Research Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-04
Report Number: AFML TR 70-43
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A Study of the Effectiveness of Selected Aniwear Additives in Synthetic Esters

Author(s): Davis, Kenneth A.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-07
Report Number: AFML TR 69-301
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Nonsteady-State Thermal Stress Behavior Of Refractory Materials

Author(s): Bohn, Jack 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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Relationship of Structure to Strength in Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Breedis, John F.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Inst Of Tech Cambridge
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-06
Report Number: AFML TR 69-236
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Mechanical Properties, Including Fracture Toughness and Fatigue, Corrosion Characteristics and Fatigue-Crack Propagation Rates of Stress-Relieved Aluminum Alloy Hand Forgings

Author(s): Brownhill, D. J.
Corporate Author: Aluminum Co Of America Alcoa Center PA Alcoa Labs
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-02
Report Number: AFML TR 70-10
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Effect of Inclusions as Measured by Ultrasonic Methods on the Mechanical Properties of Aircraft Quality Steel

Author(s): Carter, C. J.
Corporate Author: International Harvester Co Chicago IL Mfg Research
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-01
Report Number: AFML TR 68-303
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Evaluation of Elastomers as O-Ring Seals for Liquid Rocket Fuel and Oxidizer Systems

Author(s): Bellanca, Carmen L.
Corporate Author: Monsanto Research Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-496
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Evaluation Of Duplex Whisker-Crystalline Silicon Nitride Structures

Author(s): Carr, Edwin M.
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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US/Australia Collaborative Research Project on Corrosion Fatigue in D6AC Steel Joints

Author(s): Harmsworth, C. L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1978-12
Report Number: AFML TR 78-150
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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.
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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Stability Characterization of Refractory Materials under High Velocity Atmospheric Flight Conditions. Part 4. Volume 1. Theoretical Correlation of Material Performance with Stream Conditions

Author(s): Kaufman, Larry
Corporate Author: ManLabs Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-12
Report Number: AFML TR 69-84 Part 4 Volume 1
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Phase Stability and Solution Strengthening of Solid Solution Phase Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Ho, J. C.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-09
Report Number: AFML TR 70-1
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Development Of A New High-Strength Semiaustenitic Precipitation-Hardenable Stainless Steel.

Author(s): Moll, J. H.
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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Silicon Carbide Whisker-Metal Matrix Composites

Author(s): Divecha, Amarnath P.
Corporate Author: Melpar Falls Church VA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-05
Report Number: AFML TR 69-7
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Research on Deformation and Possible Strengthening Mechanisms for Solid Solution Phases of Titanium.

Author(s): Cass, Thomas R.
Corporate Author: Martin Marietta Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-12
Report Number: AFML TR 69-293
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