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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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Mechanical Properties Of A New High-strength High-toughness General-purpose Alloy Steel

Author(s): William E. Dirkes; Robert E. Bowman; Edward L. Horne
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-73
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Malleable Chromium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Earl T. Hayes
Corporate Author: Northwest Electrodevelopment Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-54
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Development Of Low Alloy Ti-B Steels For High Temperature Service Applications

Author(s): Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-77
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Mechanism of Rain Erosion. Part 2. A Critical Review of Erosion by Water Drop Impact

Author(s): Olive G. Engel
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 2
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Joining Of Molybdenum

Author(s): W. N. Platte
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-17
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Survey Of Low-alloy Aircraft Steels Heat Treated To High-strength Levels

Author(s): George Sachs
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-254 Part 4
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Theoretical Investigation Of The Mechanism Of Transfer Of Materials Through Polyethylene

Author(s): Dr. Henry A. Bent; Jules Pinsky
Corporate Author: University Of Connecticut And Plax Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-133 Part 2
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Evaluation Of Testers For The Deterioration Of Doped-Fabric Surfaces On Aircraft

Author(s): Bruce K. Bain And Lawrence P. Slivka
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation, Akron, Ohio
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-322
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Reinvestigation Of The Systems Ti - Al - Cr And Ti - Al - V


Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TR 58-105
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Investigation Of Methods For Determining Actual Flaw Size In Materials By Non-Destructive Ultrasonic Techniques

Author(s): Gerald J. Posakony, Merle R. Loetz
Corporate Author: Automation Instruments, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-302
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A New Look At The Hydrogen Embrittlement Of Cadium Coated High Strength Steels

Author(s): Norman M. Geyer, G. William Lawless, Bennie Cohen
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-481
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Synthesis Of Thermally Stable Epoxy Resins For Dielectric Applications

Author(s): Lee M. Kindley; Richard F. Marshall; Louis P. Glekas; Paul E. Ritt
Corporate Author: Melpar, Incorporated
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-190 Part 1
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Study Of Methods For Nondestructive Measurment Of Residual Stress

Author(s): Fred R. Rollins
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-561
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Behavior Of Plastic Materials In Hyperthermal Environments

Author(s): Donald L. Schmidt
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-574
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Investigation Of Intermetallic Compound For Very High Temperature Applications

Author(s): Jonathan Booker, Robert M. Paine, A. James Stonehouse
Corporate Author: Brush Beryllium Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-889
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Dynamic Constitutive/Failure Models

Author(s): A. M. Rajendran and T. Nicholas (Eds.)
Corporate Author: University of Dayton
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1988-12
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-88-4229
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A Constitutive Representation for IN100

Author(s): D. C. Stouffer
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1981-06
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-81-4039
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The Growth of Corner Cracks Under the Conjoint Action of High and Low Cycle Failure

Author(s): B. E. Powell, I. Henderson and R. F. Hall
Corporate Author: Portsmouth Polytechnic
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1988-02
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-87-4130
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Extending the Lifetime of Operational Systems Through Corrosion Tracking and Prediction

Author(s): Robert Summitt, Fred T. Fink, Richard Suter and Nina Samsami
Corporate Author: Michigan State University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1983-09
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-83-4090
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Constitutive Modeling of Engine Materials

Author(s): Dr. Dale A. Wilson and Dr. Kevin P. Walker
Corporate Author: Pratt & Whitney and Hibbitt, Karlson, Sorensen, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1984-07
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-84-4073
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Engine Component Retirement for Cause: Volume I - Executive Summary

Author(s): John A. Harris, Jr.
Corporate Author: United Technologies Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1987-08
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-87-4069 Volume I
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The Effects of Slip Character and Crack Closure on the Growth of Small Fatigue Cracks in Titanium-aluminum Alloys

Author(s): James M. Larsen
Corporate Author: Carnegie Mellon University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1990-02
Report Number: WRDC-TR-89-4094
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Elevated Temperature Crack Growth Studies of Advanced Titanium Aluminides

Author(s): Dr. Srivathsan Venkataraman
Corporate Author: Systran Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1987-09-01
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-87-4103
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Mechanical Property Characterization and Modeling of Structural Materials

Author(s): Noel E. Ashbaugh, Henry L. Bernstein, Bhaskar Majumday and Jalees Ahmad
Corporate Author: Systems Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1982-02-01
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-81-4187
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Plastic Flow and Failure Modeling Under High Strain Rate Loading

Author(s): A. M. Rajendran and S. J. Bless
Corporate Author: University of Dayton
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1988-02-01
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-87-4134
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Determination of the Tribological Fundamentals of Solid Lubricated Ceramics Volume 1: Summary

Author(s): M. N. Gardos
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1990-11-01
Report Number: WRDC-TR-90-4096 Volume 1
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