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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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5303 reports

Aircraft Electrical System Study

Author(s): Finison, H. J.; Matsch, L. W.; Stratton, L. J.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-49
AD Number: AD0004239
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A Study Of The Effect Of Twist On The Properties Of Synthetic Filament Yarns

Author(s): James L. Taylor
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-55
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Investigation Of Impact Load Absorption Through Suspension Line Elongation

Author(s): Gimalouski, E. A.
Corporate Author: Pioneer Parachute Company Inc., Manchester CT
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-57
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Exterior Orientation Of Near-Vertical Aerial Photographs - Computational Procedure And Illustrated Examples

Author(s): Rybski, Vernon A.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation Mapping And Charting Research Lab
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-95
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Notes On Altitude Delay Settings

Author(s): Williams, John R.; Reams, George A.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation Mapping And Charting Research Lab
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-96
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On Gravity Measurements At Sea

Author(s): Heiskanen, Weikko A
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-97
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Rain Erosion Of Materials

Author(s): Gordon C. Williams
Corporate Author: University Of Louisville
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-105
AD Number: AD0001763
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Investigation Of Prot Accelerated Fatigue Test

Author(s): E. J. Ward, Capt, Usaf; D. C. Schwartz, Capt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-234
AD Number: AD0002118
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Metallographic Studies On N-155 Specimens Exposed To Static And Dynamic Stress At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): F. R. Morral; B. J. Lazan
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-253
AD Number: AD0002141
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Titanium Rich Titanium-Chromium-Oxygen Ternary System

Author(s): Chih-Chung Wang; Nicholas J. Grant; Carl F. Floe
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-255
AD Number: AD0002120
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The Spectral Density Study Of Tracking Performance: II. The Effects Of Input Amplitude And Practice

Author(s): E. S. Krendel
Corporate Author: Franklin Inst Philadelphia PA
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-11 Part 2
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Luminance Thresholds For The Resolution Of Visual Detail During Dark Adaption

Author(s): J. L. Brown; C. H. Graham; H. W. Leibowitz; H. B. Ranken
Corporate Author: Columbia Univ New York
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-12
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A Review Of Literature On The Relative Efficiency Of The Dominant And The Nondominant Eye

Author(s): A. S. Gilinsky
Corporate Author: Columbia Univ New York
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-13
AD Number: AD0003567
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The Effect Of Different Preadapting Luminances On The Resolution Of Visual Detail During Dark Adaptation

Author(s): J. L. Brown
Corporate Author: Columbia Univ New York
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-14
AD Number: AD0005277
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Eye Dominance And Tracking Performance

Author(s): A. S. Gilinsky; J. L. Brown
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-15
AD Number: AD0006460
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Fixations During Zero-Reader Approaches In A Jet Aircraft: The Eighth Of A Series Of Reports On Eye Fixations Of Aircraft Pilots

Author(s): J. L. Milton & F. J. Wolfe
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-17
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Tracking Performance On Combined Compensatory And Pursuit Tasks

Author(s): J. W. Senders; M. Cruzen
Corporate Author: Antioch Coll Yellow Springs OH
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-39
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An Approximate Method for the Calculation of Nonstationary Air Forces at Subsonic Speeds

Author(s): Fettis, Henry E.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-56
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A Review of the Problem of Adhesion

Author(s): W. M. Schofield; Stanley J. Czyzak
Corporate Author: Aerospace Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-69
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The Legibility Of Type As A Function Of Reflectance Of Background Under Low Illumination

Author(s): M. N. Crook; J. A. Hanson; J. W. Wulfeck
Corporate Author: Tufts University
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-85
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Titanium Carbide-Nickel Cermets: Processing And Joining

Author(s): John Wulff, James E. Cline And Others
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-103
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Quantitative instrument reading as a function of dial design, exposure time preparatory fixation, and practice

Author(s): Christensen, J. M.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-116
AD Number: AD0000101
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Factors affecting legibility of digits

Author(s): Schapiro, H. B.
Corporate Author: Rochester University
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-127
AD Number: AD0001117
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Fatigue Testing Under Progressive Loading A New Technique For Testing Materials

Author(s): E. Marcel Prot, Translated By Edward J. Ward, Captain, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-148
AD Number: AD0002176
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The Gravity Field For An Ellipsoid Of Revolution As A Level Surface

Author(s): Walter Davis Lambert
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-151
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Development Of Fixed Two-way Restrictor Valves For Use On Military Aircraft

Author(s): R. L. Vick
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-153
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The Effect Of Number Of Dials On Qualitative Reading Of A Multiple Dial Panel

Author(s): Senders, V. L.
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-182
AD Number: AD0006532
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Sandwich Construction For Aircraft

Author(s): Donald G. Coleman
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184
AD Number: AD0002126
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): A. M. Borders
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company http://www.gl.iit.edu/wadc/
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 2
AD Number: AD0000127
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The Effects If Brightness And Color Of Illumination On Performance Of A Complex Perceptual-Motor Task (Flying A Link Trainer)

Author(s): Spragg, S. D. S. & Kanwisher, J.
Corporate Author: Rochester University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-203
AD Number: AD0000126
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Chemical Investigation Of Fluorine Compounds As Fungicides

Author(s): G. C. Finger; F. H. Reed; J. E. Dunbar
Corporate Author: Division Of Fluorine Ghemistry,Illinois State Geological Survey
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-214
AD Number: AD0002177
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Electrodeposition Of Titanium From Aqueous Systems

Author(s): Ernest J. Breton; 1st Lt. Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-232
AD Number: AD0002163
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United States Bureau Of Mines Zirconium Alloy Investigation

Author(s): E. T. Hayes; R. L. Carpenter; A. D. Cavett; W. L. O'brien; O. G. Paasche
Corporate Author: United States Bureau Of Mines
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-236
AD Number: AD0002119
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Luminance thresholds for the resolution of visual detail during dark adaptation following different durations of light adaptation

Author(s): Diamond, A. L., & Gilinsky, A.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-257
AD Number: AD0007464
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Determination Of Width And Luminance Of Cathode-Ray-Tube Trace

Author(s): Ranken, Howard B.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-258
AD Number: AD0012018
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The effect of duration of light adaptation on time required for detection of a target on a simulated PPI scope

Author(s): Brown, J. L., Diamaond, A. L., & Adler, H. E.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-259
AD Number: AD0012969
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Luminance thresholds during dark adaption following preadaptation to cathode ray tube displays

Author(s): Herrick, R. M., Diamond, A. L., & Kuhns, M. P.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-260
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The effects of two instrument lighting systems on dark adaptation

Author(s): Wilcox, L. R., Cole, E. L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-263
AD Number: AD0005006
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A New Method Of Producing Continuously Variable Magnification with An Optical System

Author(s): Glenn A. Fry
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Research Foundation Columbus
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-279
AD Number: AD0006353
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Theory, Characteristics, And Applications Of Fixed Electronic Capacitors

Author(s): Don R. O'Bell
Corporate Author: Components and Systems Laboratory, Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-281
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On The Flow Over A Cone-cylinder Body At Mach Number One

Author(s): Hideo Yoshihara
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory, Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-295
AD Number: AD0003244
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Review Of The Literature On Aeronautical Chart Development And Design For Use Under Red Lighting

Author(s): Wulfeck, J. W.
Corporate Author: Tufts Coll Medford MA Inst For Appliedexperimental Psychology
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-306
AD Number: AD0006458
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Properties Of Tuned Vibration Dampers

Author(s): R. N. Hamme
Corporate Author: Michigan Univ Ann Arbor Inst Of Science And Technology
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-328
AD Number: AD0008139
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Elevated Temperature Resistant Modified Epoxide Resin Adhesives For Metals

Author(s): Naps, M.
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-126
AD Number: AD0014907
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High Strength Epon Laminates

Author(s): Hopper, Frank C.; Elam, D. W.
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-5
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Exploratory Study of the Metal Bonding Of Cordierite And Stupalith

Author(s): Margaret Pausewang; Earle T.
Ontgomery
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-189
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The Influence of Extraneous Elements in D.C. Arc Spectral of Ferrous Alloys

Author(s): D. J. F. YoungP. Jensen;
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-168
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Literature Survey On Weld-Metal Cracking

Author(s): A. J. Williams, P. J. Rieppel, and C. B. Voldrich
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-143
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Chlorine And Fluorine Containing Compounds For Nonflammable Materials

Author(s): Ogden R. Pierce and Earl T. McBee
Corporate Author: Purdue Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-118
AD Number: AD0012409
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Development Of High Strength, Heat Resistant Phenolic Laminating Resin

Author(s): M. N. Korelitz
Corporate Author: Cincinnati Testing and Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-161
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