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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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Investigation of Certain Unsteady Aerodynamic Effects in Longitudinal Dynamic Stability

Author(s): Ashley, H.
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): Farmer, G. H.
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): Groth, Eric
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): Knackstedt, Wilhelm F.
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): Leadon, B. M.
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): Guderley, Gottfried
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): Ambrosio, Alphonso
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): Needham, Robert A.
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): Ambrosio, Alphonso
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): De Leo, Richard V.
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): Nutt, Ambrose B.
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
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): Farmer, G. H.
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): Goland, Martin
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-425
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Design Manual for Determining the Thermal Characteristics of High Speed Aircraft

Author(s): Johnson, H. A.
Corporate Author: University of California, Berkeley
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1947-09-10
Report Number: AF TR 5632
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Thermoelastic Stresses In Beams

Author(s): Barrekette, Euval S.
Corporate Author: Institute of Flight Structures; Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1950-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-178
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Wind Tunnel Tests of the Coanda Wing and Nozzle

Author(s): Young, D. W.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1950-09
Report Number: AF TR 6199
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An Investigation Of The Experimental Determination Of Aircraft Inertia

Author(s): Woodard, Claude R.
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): Boley, Bruno A.
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): Boley, Bruno A.
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): Eisenman, Richard L.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-28
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Study Of Coiled Tubing For Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Cooke, Conrad H.
Corporate Author: Glenn L. Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-121
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Subsonic Flutter Tests of an Unswept All-Movable Horizontal Tail

Author(s): Hoffman, Niles R.
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): Goland, Martin
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): Brady, W. G.
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): Boley, Bruno A.
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): Criscione, Emanuel S.
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): Weiner, Jerome H.
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): Boley, Bruno A.
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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Improving Fatigue Life Of Fromed Stainless Steel Hydraulic Tubing By Prestressing

Author(s): Yen, C. S.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-120
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Indicial Downwash And Its Structural Effect On The Horizontal Tail

Author(s): Hobbs, Norman P.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-164
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The Temperature Response Of Thick Plates Exposed To Radiant Heat Pulses

Author(s): Loria, John C.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07-25
Report Number: WADC TR 56-149
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Development of a One-Piece Plastic Windshield for High-Speed Aircraft

Author(s): Huff, Rolland D.
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): Dukes, W. H.
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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Experimental Studies On The Postfailure Response Of A Simple Structural Model Subjected To Static And Dynamic Loading

Author(s): D'Amato, Richard
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11-15
Report Number: WADC TR 56-161
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Application Of The Variational Method, The Galerkin Technique, And Normal Coordinates In A Transient Temperature Distribution Problem

Author(s): Schmit, L. A.
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): Goodman, Theodore R.
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): Gowin, Norman E.
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): Gowin, Norman E.
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.
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): Weiner, Jerome H.
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): Blackstock, William J.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 56-653
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Coiled Stainless Steel Tubing: Part I. Test Results

Author(s): Chmura, Joseph J., Jr.
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-507 Part I
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Coiled Stainless Steel Tubing: Part II, Design Manual

Author(s): Stouffer, Ronald A.
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-507 Part II
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Investigation Of Hydraulic Low Friction Teflon Cap Seals

Author(s): Bruno, John O.
Corporate Author: Hydra-Power Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-163
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Investigation Of Methods For The Retention Of Air Frame Control Bearings In Structural Housings

Author(s): Asch, Abraham B.
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): Brewer, Given A.
Corporate Author: Brewer Engineering Laboratories
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-306
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Evaluation Of High Temperature Hydraulic Seals To Temperature Of 550 Degrees F. Part I: Mechanical Evealuation

Author(s): Galloway, Charles W.
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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