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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592 reports

Nuclear Radiation Resistant Turbine Engine Lubricants

Author(s): Alfred H. Matuszak
Corporate Author: Esso Research and Engineering Company Products Research Division
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-255
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Aerodynamic Ablation Of Melting Bodies

Author(s): Theodore R. Goodman
Corporate Author: Allied Research Associates, Inc
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 57-284
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Aircraft Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): Donald I.Hackney; John A. King; Robert A. Green; Joseph E. O'Bryan; George A. Schaffer
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-312
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The Development Of Testing Procedures And The Evaluation Of Coatings For Tantalum, Graphite, Nickel, And Copper

Author(s): W. A. Spraker; A. E. Weller; R. E. Hess; J. L. Harp; F. L. Bagby
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-317
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Synthesis Of Polyxylylyldimethysilane And Polyxylylyldimethyl Siloxane

Author(s): Glenn R. Wilson
Corporate Author: Ford Motor Company
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-321
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Physical Properties Of High Temperature Materials. Part I: New apparatus for The Precise Measurement Of Heat Content And Heat Capacity From 0o to 1500oC

Author(s): Thomas P. Douglas, William H. Payne
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-374 Part 1
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Physical Properties Of High Temperature Materials. Part II: TheHeat Capacity Of Zirconium, Several Zirconium Hydrides, And Certain Cladding Materials From 0o to 900oC; Relation To Other Thermodynamic Properties Of The Zr-H System

Author(s): Thomas P. Douglas And Andrew Victor
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-08
Report Number: WADC TR 57-374 Part 2
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Transparent Materials For Aircraft Enclosures WADC-University Of Daytona Joint Conference

Author(s): Robert E. Wittman
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 57-421
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High-Temperature Base Stock Fluids

Author(s): Edward S. Blake; James W. Edwards; William C. Hammann; Thomas E. Reichard
Corporate Author: Monsanto Chemical Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-437
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Preliminary Investigation Of Hyper Environments And Methods Of Simulation. Part I: Natural And Induced Environments Above 75,000 Feet

Author(s): R. A. Di Taranto & J. J. Lamb
Corporate Author: Radio Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-456 Part 1
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Longitudinal Stability Investigation Of An F-100A Airplane

Author(s): Norman E. Gowin
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-562
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Lateral Stability Investigation Of An F-100A Airplane

Author(s): Norman E. Gowin
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-563
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Effect Of High Intensity Thermal Radiation On Structural Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Herbert S. Schwartz
Corporate Author: None Given
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-638 Part 1
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Effects Of Elevated Temperatures On Performance Of A Complex Mental Task

Author(s): W. Dean Chiles
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-726
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Corrosion And Ignition Of Titanium Alloys In Fuming Nitric Acid

Author(s): Rittenhouse, John B.; Stolica, Nicholas D.; Vango, Stephen P.; Whittick, Julia S.; Mason, David M.
Corporate Author: California Institute Of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-414
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Investigation Of The Effects Of Hot-cold Work On The Properties Of Molybdenum Alloys

Author(s): Semchysen, M.; Barr, Robert Q.
Corporate Author: Climax Molybdenum Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-454
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Final Report On Heat-storage Cooling Of Electronic Equipment

Author(s): Kaye, J.; Fand, R. M.; Nance, W. G.; Nickerson, R. J.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1957-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-473
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Interrelation of fatigue cracking, damping and notch sensitivity

Author(s): Demer, L. J.
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-408
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Infrared spectra of cyclopentamethylenedialkyl silanes in the 2-35 micron region

Author(s): Oshesky, Gordon D.; Bentley, Freeman F.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-434
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Factors Affecting the Fluidity and Hot Cracking of Magnesium Alloys

Author(s): Taylor, Howard F.; Flemings, Merton C.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-453
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Preparation and Polymerization of perfluoroalkylpropenyl ketones

Author(s): Rauch, D. A.; Coleman, L. E.; Lovelass, A. M.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-492
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Reusable Seals for Electronic Equipment

Author(s): Brown, Williajm; Razdow, A.
Corporate Author: General Hermetic Corp.
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-616
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Spectrographic Analysis of Solid Titanium

Author(s): Winstead, Jack A.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-500
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Preparation and Polymerization of some Fluoroalkylmethylcyclosiloxanes

Author(s): Stump, Eugene C.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-493
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Unilateral Attenuation in the Interdigital Circuit

Author(s): Hass, Laird Kenneth Semmel
Corporate Author: University of California, Berkeley
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-239
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Minature, High Altitude, Constant Cooling Capacity Blower for Electronic Equipment

Author(s): Cromwell, Leslie
Corporate Author: Gray and Huleguard, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-498
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Electrical Properties of Irradiated Polymers

Author(s): Woodard, Ralph E.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-465
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Effects of Respiratory Impedances on Pulmonary Ventilation, Pattern of Breathing, and Pulmonary Gas Exchange

Author(s): Hall, F. G.; Zechman, Fred
Corporate Author: Duke University
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-640
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Constitutional and Aging Characteristics of Magnesium-Thorium and Magnesium-Thorium Ternary Alloys

Author(s): Tamamoto, Albert S.; Klimek, Edmund J.; Rostoker, William
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1957-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-411
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Hydrogen, Crack Initiation and Delayed Failure in Steel

Author(s): Johnson, H. H.; Morlet, J. G.; Trolano, A. R.
Corporate Author: Case Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-262
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Comfort Evaluation of a Form-fitting High Altitude Helmet

Author(s): Alexander, Milton; Hertzberg, H. T. E.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-404
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Theoretical and Experimental Investigations on Thin Film Resistance Elements

Author(s): Dorothy M. Hoffmanm, Jacob Riseman
Corporate Author: International Resistance Co.
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-215
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Chart for flow parameters of helium at hypersonic speeds


Corporate Author: James Forrestal Research Center
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-377
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Development of ZM41 magnesium sheet alloy

Author(s): H. A. Johnson and R. D. Masteller
Corporate Author: Wrighton Air Development Center
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-415
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Cermet Preparation by reactions in the iron-aluminium-oxygen system

Author(s): Alfred Siede, Arthur G. Metcalfe
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 57-761
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Elastic Scattering Of Fast Neutrons From Oxygen And Nitrogen

Author(s): Norman A,. Bostrom; Ira L. Morgan
Corporate Author: Texas Nuclear Corp.
Date of Publication: 1957-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-446
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Spherical Waves Of Finite Amplitude

Author(s): Donald T. Laird; Eugene Ackerman; James B. Randels; Hans L. Oestreicher
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State University
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-463
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Performance of JP-4 Aircraft Fuel System: A Comparison Of Analytic Predictions With Experimental Results For Two-Phase Flow

Author(s): Henderson C. Ward; Mario J. Goglia
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1957-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-422 Part 3
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Thermoelastic Studies On Heated Aircraft Sections With Correlation Of Experimental Data

Author(s): Edward I. Gray; Irving Frank; Leon J. Atamian
Corporate Author: Allied Research Associates, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1957-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-184
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Research On Room Temperature Curing Structural Adhesives For Metals

Author(s): Roy H. Moult
Corporate Author: Koppers Company Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-410
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Effects Of Nuclear Radiation On Structural Adhesive Bonds

Author(s): Robert S. Arlook, Douglas G. Harvey
Date of Publication: 1957-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-467
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A Modified Ice Calorimeter

Author(s): Myron W. Belaga, Robert F. Trapp
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-297
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Neutron Induced Radioactivities In If-6 In-Flight Food Packets

Author(s): Robert P. Epple
Corporate Author: Tracerlab inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-433
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Investigation Of Isotopes For Aircraft Radiography

Author(s): Eric T. Clarke
Corporate Author: Technical Operations, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-440
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Powder Fabrication Of Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): S. G. Roberts
Corporate Author: Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-481
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Evaluation Of Auto-Nail For Fabricating The panels of Cleated Paper-Overlaid-Veneer Boxes

Author(s): Alvin A. Mohaupt
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-357
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Stability Of Jet Turbine Fuels

Author(s): Alan C. Nixon, Roy R. Thorpe
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-63 Part 5
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Development And Evaluation Of High Temperature Grease Thickeners

Author(s): John C. Goossens
Corporate Author: Standard Oil Company
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-83 Part 5
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Devlopment Of A Rigid Transparent Plastic Material Suitable For Aircraft Glazing At Elevated Temperature

Author(s): George Helvey, H. A. Clark
Corporate Author: Dow Corning Corporation
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-352
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Study And Design Of Supersonic Rotating Arm Rain Erosion Test Apparatus

Author(s): John L. Beal, Norman E. Wahl
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 57-435
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