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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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Investgation of Certain Unsteady Aerodynamic Effects in Longitudinal Dynamic Stability

Author(s): H. Ashley; G. Zartarian; D. O. Neilson
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-12
Report Number: AF TR 5986
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Subsonic Flow Over a Body Between Porous Walls

Author(s): Kassner, Rudolph R.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-9
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Flight Test Investigation to Determine the Effectiveness of a Rocket as an Emergency Spin Recovery Device

Author(s): G. H. Farmer; B. G. Peterson
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-233
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Rolling Effectiveness and Aileron Reversal Characteristics of Straight and Sweptback Wings: Part 3. Evaluation and Test Results

Author(s): Eric Groth
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: AF TR 6198 Part 3
AD Number: AD0003719
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Measurements with Honeycombs in the Full-Scale and in the Model Vertical Wind Tunnel

Author(s): Wilhem F. Knackstedt
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-207
AD Number: AD0008717
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Boundary Layer Control On 64A006 And 64A010 Airfoils At High Subsonic Speeds

Author(s): B. M. Leadon, G. E. Anderson
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Aeronautical Engineering, University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-490
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The Wall Pressure Distribution In A Choked Tunnel

Author(s): Gottfried Guderley
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-509
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Temperature Distributions In A Typical Aircraft Structure Due To Transient External Heating, Volume I, T-33 Airplane

Author(s): Alphonso Ambrosio; Bertram Bussell; William F. Macinnes
Corporate Author: University Of California, Department Of Engineering, Los Angeles, California
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-216
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Permanent Buckling Of Sheet-Stringer Panels At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Robert A. Needham
Corporate Author: University Of California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-209
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Temp-Tapes: Improved Design, Construction, And Calibration

Author(s): Alphonso Ambrosio; Bertram Busseli
Corporate Author: University Of California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-211
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An Experimental Investigation Of Hot Gas Ejectors For Boundary Layer Control

Author(s): Richard V. De Leo
Corporate Author: Rosemount Aeronautical Laboratories, University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 52-128 Part 2
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Principles of Canopy Design For Military Aircraft

Author(s): Ambrose B. Nutt
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-92
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Aeroelastic Effects On Dynamic Longitudinal Stability

Author(s): Goland, Martin; Luke, Yudell L.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Inst Kansas City MO
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-29
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Flight Test Investigation to Determine the Effectiveness of a Rocket as an Emergency Spin Recovery Device: Phase II

Author(s): G. H. Farmer
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-396
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Effects of Airplane Elasticity and Unsteady Flow on Longitudinal Stability

Author(s): Martin Goland; Tudell L. Luke; Irving Sacks
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-425
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An Investigation Of The Experimental Determination Of Aircraft Inertia

Author(s): Claude R. Woodard
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-207
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Thermo-Elastic Stresses And Deflections In Beam-Columns

Author(s): Bruno A. Boley; Harold Mechanic
Corporate Author: Institute Of Air Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-425
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Thermo-Elastic Stresses And Deflections In Thin-Walled Beams

Author(s): Bruno A. Boley; Irwin S. Tolins
Corporate Author: Institute Of Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-426
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Method For Predicting Dynamic Landing Loads

Author(s): Richard L. Eisenman, Edward H. Kramer
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-28
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Subsonic Flutter Tests of an Unswept All-Movable Horizontal Tail

Author(s): Niles R. Hoffman; Irvin N. Spielberg
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-53
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Theoretical Studies of the Effects of Aspect Ratio on Flutter

Author(s): Martin Goland; Y. L. Luke; M. A. Dengler
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-29
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Subsonic Flutter Model Tests of Wings Carrying Heavy Tip Pods. Part 2. Swept Wings

Author(s): W. G. Brady; H. G. Maier; Walter T. Pargoff
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-161 Part 2
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Thermal Stress Analysis For Aircraft Structures Theory And Methods Of Analysis

Author(s): Bruno A.Boley,Jerome H.Weiner And Irwin S. Tolins
Corporate Author: Institute Of Flight Structures, Columbia University.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-102 Part 1
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Destruction Tests Of Aircraft Structural Components; Part 2. Development Of A Single-Channel Bending Moment Measurement Method Applicable To A Complex Built-Up Structure For Both The Elastic And The Post-Buckling Regime Of Structural Response

Author(s): Emanuel S. Criscione; Mi Hran Ayvazian; Kenneth R. Wetmore
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-385 Part 2
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A Method For The Approximate Solution Of The Heat Equation

Author(s): Jerome H. Weiner
Corporate Author: Institute Of Flight Structures,Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-427
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Thermal Stress Analysis For Aircraft Structures Part II. Bibliography

Author(s): Bruno A.Boley And Jerome H.Weiner
Corporate Author: Institute Of Flight Structures, Department Of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-102 Part 2
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Indicial Downwash And Its Structural Effect On The Horizontal Tail

Author(s): Norman P. Hobbs
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-164
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Improving Fatigue Life Of Fromed Stainless Steel Hydraulic Tubing By Prestressing

Author(s): C. S. Yen, B. V. Whiteson
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-120
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Development of a One-Piece Plastic Windshield for High-Speed Aircraft

Author(s): Rolland D. Huff; Stanley C. Patrick; Charles R. Frownfelter
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TN 55-241 Part I
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Structural Design for Aerodynamic Heating Part III. Structural Design

Author(s): W. H. Dukes; A. Schintt
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-305 Part III
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Application Of The Variational Method, The Galerkin Technique, And Normal Coordinates In A Transient Temperature Distribution Problem

Author(s): L. A. Schmit
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-287
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On The Flow Over A Finite Wedge In The Lower Transonic Region

Author(s): Yoshihara, Hideo
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-444
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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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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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Ejection Seat Tests Conducted On The 10,000 Foot Aerodynamic Research Track At Edwards Air Force Base

Author(s): Hodell, C. K.; Rosner, A. H.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-63
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Thermal Stresses In Free Plates Under Heat Pulse Inputs

Author(s): Jerome H. Weiner; Harold Mechanic
Corporate Author: Institute Of Air Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-428
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The Cumulative Effects Resulting From Repeated Irradiation Of A Simple Laboratory Specimen While Under The Influence Of A Static Uniform Bending Moment

Author(s): William J. Blackstock; John C. Loria
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 56-653
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Investigation Of Methods For The Retention Of Air Frame Control Bearings In Structural Housings

Author(s): Abraham B. Asch
Corporate Author: Asch Equipment Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-502
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Synthetic Mica High Temperature Strain Gage Research

Author(s): Given A. Brewer
Corporate Author: Brewer Engineering Laboratories
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-306
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Investigation Of Hydraulic Low Friction Teflon Cap Seals

Author(s): John O. Bruno
Corporate Author: Hydra-Power Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-163
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Evaluation Of High Temperature Hydraulic Seals To Temperature Of 550 Degrees F. Part I: Mechanical Evealuation

Author(s): Charles W. Galloway
Corporate Author: Santa Monica Division, Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-02
Report Number: WADC TR 57-76 Part 1
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Statistical Analysis of Experimental Measurements of Initial Conditions for Ground Landings

Author(s): Richard L. Eisenman; Nicholas A. Engler
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory; University of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TN 55-171 Volume II Appendix III
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Noise Transmission from Boundary Layer Pressure Fluctuations

Author(s): Robert H. Kraichnan
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TN 56-263
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Statistical Analysis of Experimental Measurements of Initital Conditions for Ground Landings

Author(s): Richard L. Eisenman; Nicholas A. Engler
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory; University of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TN 55-171 Volume I
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Development of Ceramic Rods and Seals for Use in High-Temperature Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Guy F. Bernardini
Corporate Author: Carborundum Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-324
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Thermal Response Of A Thin Plate With Radiation Losses

Author(s): Alphonso Ambrosio, Takao Ishimoto
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Engineering, University of California
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-212
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Basic Concepts Of The Thermodynamics Of Continuous Media

Author(s): Jerome H. Weiner And Bruno A. Boley
Corporate Author: Institute of Flight Structures; Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-288
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Analytical Studies Of Aircraft Structures Exposed To Transient External Heating Summary Report Of Thermal Response Studies

Author(s): Takao Ishimoto
Corporate Author: University of California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-373
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Unsteady Airloads On Pointed Airfoils And Slender Bodies At High Mach Numbers

Author(s): Garabed Zartarian
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-583
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