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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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Analytical Investigation of Icing Limit for Diamond-Shaped Airfoil in Transonic and Supersonic Flow

Author(s): Edmund E. Callaghan; John S. Serafini
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2861
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Study of Pressure Effects on Vaporization Rate of Drops in Gas Streams

Author(s): Robert D. Ingebo
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2850
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A Study of the Application of Power-Spectral Methods of Generalized Harmonic Analysis to Gust Loads on Airplanes

Author(s): Harry Press; Bernard Mazelsky
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2853
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Average Skin-Friction Drag Coefficients from Tank Tests of a Parabolic Body of Revolution

Author(s): Elmo J. Mottard; J. Dan Loposer
Corporate Author: Langley Research Center
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2854
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Icing Protection for a Turbojet Transport Airplane: Heating Requirements, Methods of Protection, and Performance Penalties

Author(s): Thomas F. Gelder; James P. Lewis; Stanley L. Koutz
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2866
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Estimated Power Reduction by Water Injection in a Nonreturn Supersonic Wind Tunnel

Author(s): Morton Cooper; John R. Sevier
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2856
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Convection of a Pattern of Vorticity Through a Shock Wave

Author(s): H. S. Ribner
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2864
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Power-Off Flare-Up Tests of a Model Helicopter Rotor in Vertical Autorotation

Author(s): E. Slaymaker; Robin B. Gray
Corporate Author: Princeton University
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2870
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A Digital Automatic Multiple Pressure Recorder

Author(s): Bert A. Coss; D. R. Daykin; Leonard Jaffe; Elmer M. Sharp
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2880
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Investigation of Gases Evolved During Firing of Vitreous Coatings on Steel

Author(s): Dwight G. Moore; Mary A. Mason
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2865
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Experimental Investigaation of Loss in an Annular Cascade of Turbine Nozzle Blades of Free Vortex Design

Author(s): Hubert W. Allen; Milton G. Kofskey; Richard E. Chamness
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2871
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Combined Effects of Damping Screens and Stream Convergence on Turbulence

Author(s): Maurice Tucker
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2878
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Unsteady Oblique Interaction of a Shock Wave with a Plane Disturbance

Author(s): Franklin K. Moore
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2879
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The Effect of Initial Curvature on the Strength of an Inelastic Column

Author(s): Eldon. E. Mathauser; William Brooks; Thomas W. Wilder
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2872
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On Traveling Waves in Beams

Author(s): Robert W. Leonard; Bernard Budiansky
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2874
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On the Use of a Damped Sine-wave Elevator Motion for Computing the Design Maneuvering Horizontal-tail Load

Author(s): Melvin Sadoff
Corporate Author: Ames Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Ames Aeronautical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2877
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Theoretical Investigation of the Longitudinal Response Characteristics of a Swept-Wing Fighter Airplane Having a Pitch-Attitude Control System

Author(s): Fred H. Stokes; J. T. Matthews
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2882
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Reflection of Weak Shock Wave from a Boundary Layer Along a Flat Plate. II. Interaction of Oblique Shock Wave with a Laminar Boundary Layer Analyzed by Differential-Equation Method

Author(s): Yung-Huai Kuo
Corporate Author: Cornell University
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2869
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Bearing Strengths of Some 75S-T6 and 14S-T6 Aluminum-Alloy Hand Forgings

Author(s): E. M. Finley
Corporate Author: Aluminum Company of America
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2883
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Calculation and Measurement of Normal Modes of Vibration of an Aluminum-Alloy Box Beam with and without Large Discontinuities

Author(s): Frank C. Smith; Darnley M. Howard
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2884
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Cooling of clothed subjects immersed in cold water

Author(s): John F. Hall; Johannes W. Polte
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-323
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Effect of Flashes of Light Through the Closed Eyelid. Part 2, Use of Dark Grease on the Closed Eyelids as a Means of Preserving Dark Adaptation During a Flash of Light

Author(s): Glenn A. Fry; Norman Ihrig
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-159 Part 2
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Factors Affecting Rate of Apparent Change in a Dynamic Ambiguous Figure as a Function of Observation Time

Author(s): Kenneth T. Brown
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-482
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Human Engineering Design Schedule for Training Equipment

Author(s): Robert B. Miller
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-138
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On the Stability of the Laminar Mixing Region Between Two Parallel Streams in a Gas

Author(s): C. C. Lin
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2887
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Calculation of the Shape of a Two-Dimensional Supersonic Nozzle in Closed Form

Author(s): Dante Cunsolo
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TM 1358
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Effects of Hypothermia on Brain Activity

Author(s): Werner K. Noell; Stanley A. Briller
Corporate Author: Department of Neuropsychiatry
Laboratory: School of Aviation Medicine
Date of Publication: 1953-01
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The Effect Longitudinal Stiffeners Located on One Side of a Plate on the Compressive Buckling Stress of the Plate-Stiffener Combination

Author(s): Paul Seide
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2873
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Behavior in Pure Bending of a Long Monocoque Beam of Circular-Arc Cross Section

Author(s): Robert W. Fralich; J. Mayers; Eric Reissner
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2875
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The Planing Characteristics of Two V-Shaped Prismatic Surfaces Having Angles of Dead Rise of 20 and 40

Author(s): Derrill B. Chambliss; George M. Boyd
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2876
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Altitude Effects on Intra-Abdominal Lesions. A. The Effects of Altitude on Induced E. Coli Periontitis in Mice

Author(s): William H. Harridge; Warren H. Cole
Corporate Author: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Date of Publication: 1953-01
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Psychophysiological Effects of Cold I. The Role of Skin-Temperature and Sensory Sensitivity in Manual Performance Decrement

Author(s): Robert A. McCleary
Corporate Author: School of Aviation Medicine
Laboratory: School of Aviation Medicine
Date of Publication: 1953-01
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Physiological Effects of Mechanical Vibration

Author(s): Victor Guillemin; Pablo Wechsberg
Corporate Author: University of Illinois
Laboratory: School of Aviation Medicine
Date of Publication: 1953-01
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Factors Affecting Laminar Boundary Layer Measurements in a Supersonic Stream

Author(s): Robert E. Blue; George M. Low
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: NACA TN 2891
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A Rapid Method for Estimating the Separation Point of a Compressible Laminar Boundary Layer

Author(s): Lawrence K. Loftin; Homer B. Wilson
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: NACA TN 2892
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Calculations of Upwash in the Region Above or Below the Wing-Chord Planes of Swept-Back Wing-Fuselage-Nacelle Combinations

Author(s): Vernon L. Rogallo; John L. McCloud
Corporate Author: Ames Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: NACA TN 2894
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Theoretical Calculation of the Pressure Distribution, Span Loading, and Rolling Moment Due to Sideslip at Supersonic Speeds for Thin Sweptback Tapered Wings with Supersonic Trailing Edges and Wing Tips Parallel to the Axis of Wing Symmetry

Author(s): Kenneth Margolis; Windsor L. Sherman; Margery E. Hannah
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: NACA TN 2898
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The Calculation of Pressure on Slender Airplanes in Subsonic and Supersonic Flow

Author(s): Max A. Heaslet; Harvard Lomax
Corporate Author: Ames Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2900
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An Analysis of the Factors Affecting the Loss in Lift and Shift in Aerodynamic Center Produced by the Distortion of a Swept Wing Under Aerodynamic Load

Author(s): Charles W. Mathews; Max C. Kurbjun
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2901
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Matrix Methods for Determining the Longitudinal-Stability Derivatives of an Airplane from Transient Flight Data

Author(s): James J. Donegan
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2902
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Impingement of Cloud Droplets on Aerodynamic Bodies as Affected by Compressibility of Air Flow Around the Body

Author(s): Rinaldo J. Brun; John S. Serafini; Helen M. Gallagher
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2903
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Effect of Horizontal-Tail Span and Vertical Location on the Aerodynamic Characteristics of an Unswept Tail Assembly in Sideslip

Author(s): Donald R. Riley
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2907
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Study of Secondary-Flow Patterns in an Annular Cascade of Turbine Nozzle Blades with Vortex Design

Author(s): Harold E. Rohlik; Hubert W. Allen; Howard Z. Herzig
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: NACA TN 2909
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An Application of the Method of Characteristics to Two-Dimensional Transonic Flows with Detached Shock Waves

Author(s): Keith C. Harder; E. B. Klunker
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2910
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A Low-Speed Experimental Study of the Directional Characteristics of a Sharp-Nosed Fuselage Through a Large Angle-of-Attack Range at Zero Angle of Sideslip

Author(s): William Letko
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2911
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A Method for Rapid Determination of the Icing Limit of a Body in Terms of the Stream Conditions

Author(s): Edmund E. Callaghan; John S. Serafini
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2914
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Effect of Processing Variables on the Transition Temperature, Strength, and Ductility of High-Purity, Sintered, Wrought Molybdenum Metal

Author(s): Kenneth D. Dike; Roger A. Long
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2915
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N. P. F. Analysis

Author(s): James H. McNeal
Corporate Author: University of Delaware
Date of Publication: 1953-02
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Indian Synthesis

Author(s): Glenn S. Skinner
Corporate Author: University of Delaware
Date of Publication: 1953-02
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Topsoil and Seeding Studies at Vicksburg, Mississippi

Author(s): E. C. Meredith
Corporate Author: Waterways Experiment Station
Date of Publication: 1953-02
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