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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11 reports

Supersonic Aeroelastic Effects on Static Stability and Control Part I. - Aerodynamics Volume II

Author(s): Melvin B. Zisfein; Vincent W. Donato; Robert F. Farrell
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft Coporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-95 Part 1 Volume 2
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Analytical Study of a Drag Brake Control System for Hypersonic Vehicles

Author(s): J. E Hayes; P. H. Rose; W. E. Vander Velde
Corporate Author: Avco-Everett Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-267
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Basic Research and Development in Fluid Power Control for the United States Air Force

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-675
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Operating Points, Particle Dynamics, and Coordinate Systems for Aerospace Vehicle Stability and Control

Author(s): Duane T. McRuer; Irving Ashkenas
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TR 61-668
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Fundamental Study of Adaptive Control Systems

Author(s): R. E. Kalman; T. S. Englar; R. S. Bucy
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TR 61-27 Volume 1
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Single-Axis Attitude Regulation of Extra-Atmospheric Vehicles

Author(s): R. A. Peters; V. J. Kovacevich; Dunstan Graham
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TR 61-129
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Optimum Structural Representation in Aeroelastic Analyses

Author(s): Robert G. Schwendler; Richard H. MacNeal
Corporate Author: Computer Engineering Associates
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TR 61-680
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Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Some New Longitudinal Handling Qualities Parameters

Author(s): Henry R. Jex and Charles H. Cromwell III
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-26
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Handling Qualities in Single-Loop Roll Tracking Tasks: Theory and Simulator Experiments

Author(s): T. S. Durand and H. R. Jex
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-507
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Performance Criteria for Linear Constant-Coefficient Systems with Random Inputs

Author(s): Raymond Magdaleno and Julian Wolkovitch
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-470
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Engineering Analysis Methods for Linear Time Varying Systems

Author(s): Dunstan Graham, Eugene J. Brunelle, Jr., Walter Johnson, Harry Passmor, III
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-362
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