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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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Programming Of Digital Computers For Determination Of Stability And Control Characteristics

Author(s): D.E.Drake,E.R.Keown And J.R.Matlock
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-290 Volumes 1 And 2
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Programming Of Digital Computers For Determination Of Stability And Control Characteristics Vol III

Author(s): .Keown And J.R.Matlock
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-290 Volume 3
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Programming Of Digital Computers For Determination Of Stability And Control Characteristics

Author(s): D.E.drake,E.T.keowna Nd J.K.matlock
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-290 Volumes 4 And 5
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A Study Of Free Convection Boundary Layer Oscillations And Their Effects On Heat Transfer

Author(s): Jack P.Holman, Harold E.Gartrell Abd Erich E.Soehgren
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-3
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Design Parameters For The Engineering Of Closed Respiratory Systems

Author(s): Donald A. Keating
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-766
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Model Tests And Studies Of The Problems Of Dynamic Tensions In Aircraft-Arresting Gear Cables

Author(s): Frank T.Sasaki; Norman F.Eslinger; Glen L.Neidhardt
Corporate Author: American Machine & Foundry Company Mechanics Research Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-495
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Thermophysical Properties Of Solid Materials: Volume I. Elements (Melting Temperature Above 1000 degrees F)

Author(s): Alexander Goldsmith, Thomas E. Waterman, Harry J. Hirschhorn
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-476
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Mechanism Of Wear Of Nonmetallic Materials

Author(s): Edwin J. Latos
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation Of Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-316
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Single Domain Criteria And Their Implacations

Author(s): Henri Amar
Corporate Author: Fraklin Institute Laboratories For Research And Development
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-547
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Fabrication Of Infrared Transmitting Materials By Hot Pressing Techniques

Author(s): Norbert J. Kreidl; Harold C. Nafner; Joseph R. Hensler; Eugene C. Letter; Dean A. Buckner
Corporate Author: Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 58-275 Part 2
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A System For Automatic Processing Of Fatigue Data

Author(s): A. J. Belfour; W. S. Hyler
Corporate Author: Parsons Corporation; Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-461
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A Compendium Of Constitutional Ternary Diagrams Of The Metallic System

Author(s): Dr. W. Guertler
Corporate Author: Berlin, Germany
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-615 Part 1
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Double-Walled Facepieces MA-1A Altitude Helmet

Author(s): J. W. Weinberg, PH. D.
Corporate Author: Pioneer Scientific Corporation, Great Neck, New York
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-643
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Relation of Several Physiological Parameters to Positive G Tolerance

Author(s): John P. Meehan, M.D.; Howard I. Jacobs
Corporate Author: Department Of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-665
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Liquid Diets For Use In High-Altitude, High-Performance Vehicles

Author(s): Beatrice Finkelstein; Bernice McGhee, 2/Lt., USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-32
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A Simple Clinical Test For Boron Hydride Exposure

Author(s): Dwight F. Miller, Capt., USAF(MSC); Anton Tamas, M.D.; Lawrence Robinson, A/2c, USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-04
Report Number: WADC TR 59-123
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Effect Of Body Posture On Maximal Inspiratory And Expiratory Stroke Volume

Author(s): F. G. Hall; John Salzano
Corporate Author: Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-128
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Effect Of Changing Cyclic Modulus On Bending Fatigue Strength

Author(s): A. A. Blatherwick And B. J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-127 Part 2
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The Effects Of Inelastic Action On The Resistance To Various Types Of Loads Of Ductile Members Made From Various Classes Of Metals Part Xi. Photoelastic Analysis Of I-Beams With Elliptic-Type Web Cutouts

Author(s): Will J. Worley
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-330 Part 11
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Notch Sensitivity Of Aircraft Structural And Engine Alloys Part II. Further Studies With A-286 Alloy

Author(s): Howard R. Voorhees And James W. Freeman
Corporate Author: The University Of Michigan Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-58 Part 2
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Rapid Loading Of Aluminium Alloy Riveted Joints

Author(s): Lt. Robert T. Ault
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-433
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Comfort Evaluation Of The C-118 Pilot Seat (Aerotherm): One Of A Series Of Studies Pertaining To The Design Evaluation Of Pilot And Crew Station Equipment

Author(s): Robert F. Slechta; J. Forrest
Corporate Author: Bio-Mechanics Laboratory; Department Of Sociology; Tufts University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-312
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Thermal Conductivity Of Lubricating Oils And Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): D. W. McCready
Corporate Author: Unversity Of Michigan Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-405
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Heat Treatment Response, Mechanical Properties And Stability Of Titanium Sheet Alloys

Author(s): Eugene Delgrosso, Peter Kuzmenko, Allan Springmeyer, Brian Weldon, A. Richard Zello, James Chafey
Corporate Author: Chase Brass And Copper Co., Incorporated
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-409
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Development Of New Sounds Absorbing Materials For Noise Suppressors, Part 2. Evaluation Of Commercially Available Materials

Author(s): William E. Lawrie
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation Of Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-460 Part 2
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Effects Of Scale Shape, Exposure Time, And Display-Response Complexity On Scale Reading Efficiency

Author(s): Edwin H. Elkin
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-472
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Spacing Of On-Off Controls. 2: Toggle Switches

Author(s): James V. Bradley, Ronald A. Wallis
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory, Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-475
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Development Of Wrought Beryllium Alloys Of Improved Properties

Author(s): John G. Klein, Leslie M. Perleman, Wallace W. Beaver
Corporate Author: The Brush Beryllium Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-478 Part 1
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Development And Evaluation Of Rocket Blast And Rain Erosion Resistant Composite Coatings Produced By Flame Spray Techniques

Author(s): J. R. Galli, G. I. Wheeler, B. H. Clampitt, D. E. German, R. B. Johnson
Corporate Author: Engineering Materials & Process Unit, Boeing Airplane Company, Witchita Division
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-493
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Graphite Technology

Author(s): Samuel W. Bradstreet
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation Of Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-503
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Research For Coatings For Protection Of Niobium Against Oxidation At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Emanuel C. Hirakis
Corporate Author: Horizons Incorporated
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-545
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Development Of A Unit For Recovery Of Water And Disposal Or Storage Of Solids From Human Wastes. Part 1. The Study Phase

Author(s): J. D. Zeff, R. A. Bambenek
Corporate Author: American Machine & Foundry Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-562 Volume 1
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A Compendium Of Constitutional Ternary Diagrams Of The Metallic System

Author(s): Dr. W. Guertler
Corporate Author: Berlin, Germany
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-615 Part 2
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Bends And Denitrogen In High-Altitude Flight Operations

Author(s): R. H. Middleton
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-625
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Investigation Of Design Criteria For Cushioning Materials

Author(s): Stewart M. Krakover, 1/LT. USAF, Albert Olevitch
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-639
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The Effects of Simulated Space Environments on Cushioning Materials

Author(s): David N. Keast; Jordan J. Baruch
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 58-667
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Development Of Low Alloy Steel Compositions Suitable For High Strength Steel Castings

Author(s): Hugo R. Larson; Ronald C. Campbell; Herbert W. Lloyd
Corporate Author: American Brake Shoe Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-63
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Determination Of Factors Governing Selection And Application Of Materials For Ablation Cooling Of Hypervelocity Vehicles

Author(s): John H. Bonin; Channon F. Price; Donald E. Taylor
Corporate Author: Chicago Midway Laboratories, The University of Chicago
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-87 Part 1
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Research On Various Phenomena For The Performance Of Circuit Functions

Author(s): Edwin J.Scheibner And Arthur L.Bennett
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute Of Technology, Engineering Experiment Station
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-737
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Electroluminescence In Optical Amplifiers

Author(s): F. H. Nicoll, A. Sussman, H. B. Devore
Corporate Author: Radio Corporation Of America
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-147
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A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Helen Hines Maxwell
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 6
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Survey Of Fundamental Knowledge Of Mechanisims Of Action Of Flame-extinguishing Agents: Second Supplementary Report

Author(s): Raymond Friedman, Joseph B. Levy
Corporate Author: Atlantic Research Corporation
Date of Publication: 1959-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-568 Supplement 2
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Feasibility Of A Method For Estimating Short-term And Long- Term Effects Of Policy Decisions On The Airman Personnel System

Author(s): Jhon W. Merck, Frank B. Ford
Corporate Author: Personnel Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-38
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Whole Panel Study And Development: Summary Report 1957-1958


Corporate Author: The Advance Engineering Division Lear, Incorporated
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-447
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Research And Development Of Procedures For Joining Of Similar And Dissimilar Heat-resisting Alloys By Ultrasonic welding

Author(s): Norman E. Weare John N. Antonevich And Others
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 1959-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-479
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Modification Of Shell Four-ball Wear Tester For 800 Degrees F Operation And Development Of A Lubricant Evaluation Technique

Author(s): Vernice Hopkins
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-48
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A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Controller Training In Simulated Air Traffic Control Task. A Study In Human Engineering Aspects Of Radar Air Traffic Control

Author(s): J. S. Kidd
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-449
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Man's Ability To Apply Certain Torques While Weightless

Author(s): Ernst Dzendolet; John F.Rievley
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-04
Report Number: WADC TR 59-94
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Prediction Of Advanced Levels Of Proficiency In A Complex Tracking Task

Author(s): James F.Parker,Jr. And Edwin A.Fleishman
Corporate Author: Psychological Research Associates
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-255
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A Review Of The Literature Of Plazma Physics

Author(s): Eugene F. Covert, Keith Kerney
Corporate Author: Naval Supersonic Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-486 Part 1
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