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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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142 reports

The Use of Autocorrelation Functions in the Harmonic Analysis of Human Behavior

Author(s): R. Narasimhan; Otis J. Benepe
Corporate Author: Indiana Universitty
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-10
Report Number: AF TR 6529
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Investigation of a Method of Determining the Thermal Insulation of a Survival Shelter - And Appendixes I and II

Author(s): Norman Bright; J. Donald Bowen
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-09
Report Number: MR-WCRDM-670-21V
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The Effects of 'G' Forces on the Performance of Teletype Operators

Author(s): Philip J. Rulon; Philip B. Sampson; Benjamin Schohann
Corporate Author: Educational Research Coporation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-10
Report Number: AF TR 6568
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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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Transfer of Training in Motor Learning as a Fuction of Distribution of Practice

Author(s): Victor E. Montgomery; Carl P. Duncan; Benton J. Underwood
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-115
AD Number: AD0003242
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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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A study of verbal mediation as a factor in transfer of training

Author(s): Gordon A. Eckstrand; Ross L. Morgan
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-34
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Power Atomizer

Author(s): William J. McNeinl
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-448
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Relative Discriminability Of Thirty-one Differently Shaped Knobs

Author(s): Darwin P. Hunt, David R. Craig
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-108
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Retention of Transfer in Motor Learning After 24 Hours and After 14 Months as a Function of Degree First-Task Learning and Inter-task Similarity

Author(s): Carl P. Duncan; Benton J. Underwood
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-224
AD Number: AD0003247
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Nomographs Of Head Measurements

Author(s): Edmund Churchill, Gilbert S. Daniels
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-14
AD Number: AD0016748
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A Commparative Study of Two Experimental Pneumatic Anti-G Suits and the Standard USAF G4-A Anti-G Suit

Author(s): Herbert O. Sieker; Ernest E. Martin
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-317
AD Number: AD0012716
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The Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Diagram

Author(s): Hermann Rahn; Wallace O. Fenn
Corporate Author: University of Rochester
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-255
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Handbook On Training And Training Equipment Design

Author(s): Robert Bruce Miller
Corporate Author: American Institutes for Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-136
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The Coding Of Aircraft Controls

Author(s): Darwin P. Hunt
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-221
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Effects of a Changed Environmental Context Upon Performance Of A Tracking Task

Author(s): Ross L. Morgan; Gordon A. Eckstrand
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-235
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An Experiment On Dial Coding

Author(s): Cohen, Jerome; Senders, Virginia L.
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-209*
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Eye Fixations of Aircraft Pilots. VI. Fixations During Day and Night ILAS Approaches Using an Experimental Instrument Panel Arrangement

Author(s): John L. Milton; Billy B. McIntosh; Edward L. Cole
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-10
Report Number: AF TR 6570
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The Factors Of Task Complexity And Previos Practice On A Patterned Component, The Second Of A

Author(s): Alec Joseph Slivinske
Corporate Author: University Of Virginia
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-313
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General-purpose Audiometer

Author(s): Wolf W. Von Wittern, Henning E. Von Gierke, Ernst K. Frank, Johann E. Frank
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-30
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A Moving Target Optical Projector For Use In Air Traffic Control Research

Author(s): Merrill J. Allen, Paul M. Fitts, Alec J. Slivinske
Corporate Author: Aviation Psychology Laboratory, Ohio State University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-417
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Scale Design For Reading At Low Brightness

Author(s): William J. White, Shirley C. Sauer
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-464
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Light Transmission And Haze Requirements For Transparent Enclosures

Author(s): Harold C. Glover
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-55
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Legibility Of Type As Determined By The Combined Effect Of Typographical Variables And Reflectance Of Background

Author(s): Mason N. Crook, John A. Hanson, Alexander Weisz
Corporate Author: Tufts College, Institute For Applied Experimental Psychology
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-441
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Response Of The Human Skull To Mechanical Vibrations

Author(s): Ernst K. Franke
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-24
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Experimental Comparison Of Five Different Attitude Indicators

Author(s): John F. Gardner, Robert J. Lacey
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-32
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An experimental evaluation of the application of harmonic analysis to the tracking behavior of the human operator

Author(s): Benepe, O. J., Narsimhan, R., & Ellson, D. G.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-384
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A Broad-band Blue Lighting System For Radar Air Traffic Control Center

Author(s): Conrad L. Kraft, Paul M. Fitts
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-416
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Automatic Recording Haploscope

Author(s): Andrew J. Pressesky
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-512
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Visual field restriction and apparent size of distant objects

Author(s): Imber, B. M., Stern, I. D. & Vanderplas, J. M.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-23
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Controlled Sonic Irradiation of Living Organisms

Author(s): W. L. Nyborg
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-128
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Physiology of Simple Tumbling. Part 1. Animal Studies

Author(s): R. Edelberg; H. S. Weiss; P. V. Charland; J. I. Rosenbaum
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-139 Part 1
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An Engineering Study of Ferromagnetic Structures and Materials

Author(s): D. E. Bovey
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-15
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Physiological Basis For Various Constituents In Survival Rations. Part II. The Efficiency Of Young Men Under Temperature Conditions

Author(s): Frederick Sargent II; Virginia W. Sargent; Robert E. Johnson; Stanley G. Stolpe
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-484 Part 2 Volume 1
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Acoustical Properties Of Blood And Hemoglobin Solutions

Author(s): Edwin L. Carstensen, Herman P. Schwan
Corporate Author: School Of Medicine, University Of Pennsylvnia
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-389
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A System For Measuring The High Sound Pressure Levels From Rockets

Author(s): Lothar O. Hoeft, 1/Lt., USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-655
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A Statistical Comparison Of The Body Typing Methods Of Hooton And Sheldon

Author(s): C. Wesley Dupertius; Irvin Emanuel
Corporate Author: Western Reserve University; Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-366
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A Study Of Human Weight Lifting Capabilities For Loading Ammunition Into The F-86H Aircraft

Author(s): Irvin Emanuel; John W. Chaffee S/SGT, USAF; John Wing
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory; Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-367
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Quantitative Investigation Of The MA-1 Ventilating Garment when Used with A Modified MK-IV Anti-exposure Suit

Author(s): Donald C. Skilling, Joseph W. McCutchan, Craig L. Taylor
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Engineering, University of California
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-209
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Handbook Of Biological Data

Author(s): William S. Spector
Corporate Author: The National Research Council
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-273
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A Program Of Human Engineering Research On The Design Of Aircraft Instrument Displays And Controls

Author(s): Alexander C. Williams, Jr.; Marvin Adelson; Malcolm L. Ritchie
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company; University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-526
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A Sizing System For High Altitude Gloves

Author(s): James T. Barter, A/2C, USAF; Milton Alexander, 1/Lt, USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-599
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The Effect Of A Vasoconstrictor, Metaraminol, On Human Tolerance To Acceleration

Author(s): Theodore Greiner, Capt, USAF (MC)
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-575
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The Physiological Basis for Various Constituents in Survival Rations. Part II. The Efficiency of Young Men Under Conditions of Moderate Cold

Author(s): Frederick Sargeant; Virginia W. Sargeant; Robert E. Johnson; Stanley G. Stolpe
Corporate Author: University of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-484 Part 2 Volume 2
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Development Of An Extra Small And Extra Large Size For The V-51 R Earplug

Author(s): D. T. Blackstock, H. E. Von Gierke
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-142
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The Development Of A Mobile Acoustics Laboratory

Author(s): Lothar O. Hoeft, 1/Lt., USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-656
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Body Dimension Changes During Basic Training

Author(s): Meyers, H. C.; Daniels, G. S.; Churchill, Edmund; Roelke, Norma S.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory and Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-458
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