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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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57 reports

A Factor Analysis of the Airman Biographical Inventory BE601B

Author(s): William B. Lecznar; Benjamin Fruchter
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 3/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-3
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Joint Conversion Tables for Air Force Aptitude Indices and Army Aptitude Areas

Author(s): Virginia Zachert
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Directorate of Personnel Research
Date of Publication: 3/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-5
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A Survey of Research Problems in the Utilization of Mobile Training Units

Author(s): Robert A. Swanson
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-6
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The Influence of Type of Instructions on the Performance of a Perceptual-Motor Task

Author(s): William V. Hagin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-7
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Research on Criteria of Officer Effectiveness

Author(s): Glenn E. McClure; Ernest C. Tupes; John T. Dailey
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-8
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A Methodological Study of Forced-Choice Performance Rating

Author(s): Richard W. Highland; James R. Berkshire
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-9
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Rate and Extent of Improvement in Performance on the Pedestal Sight Manipulation Test

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau; Robert E. Morin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-10
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Modifications of Directions of Movement Preference with Independent Variation of Two Stimulus Dimensions

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-12
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Priority Ratings of Air Force Enlisted Jobs

Author(s): Robert L. Thorndike
Corporate Author: Teachers College, Columbia University
Laboratory: Humam Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 7/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-13
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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: 12/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 5986
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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: 10/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6529
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Proficiency on the Pedestal Sight Manipulation Test With and Without the Tracking Pipper

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau and Robert E. Morin
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-27
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Accuracy of Shape Discrimination as a Function of the Range of Exposure Intervals

Author(s): Malcolm D. Arnoult
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-32
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The Design and the Performance Calculation of Ejectors and Aspirators

Author(s): E. M. Knoernschild
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6673
AD Number: AD0001184
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Cabin-Air Moisture Removal

Author(s): George A. Dalin; M. U. Cohen; Alfred Schneider
Corporate Author: Balco Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 6/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 5887
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Studies in Resuscitation

Author(s): Howard G. Swann
Corporate Author: University of Texas
Date of Publication: 9/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6696
AD Number: AD0000129
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Development of Forging and Casting Alloys for Turbine Buckets

Author(s): Ralph P. DeVries; Gunther Mohling
Corporate Author: Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation
Date of Publication: 8/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6615
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To Evaluate the Physiological Adequacy of a New-type Rebreather Bag for the A-8 B Oxygen Mask

Author(s): William W. Pryor; Gerald Marks; Raymond H. Middleton
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/24/1951
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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: 9/1/1951
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: 10/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6568
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New Synthesis Procedures for Realizing Transfer Functions of RLC and RC Networks

Author(s): Louis Weinberg
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 9/14/1951
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A New Base, Socket and Neoprene Protector for G. M. Counter Tubes

Author(s): F. Wade
Corporate Author: Atomic Energy Research Establishment
Date of Publication: 10/18/1951
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Preliminary Electron Microscope Measurements of Particle Size in Beryllia

Author(s): C.S. Lees; S. R. Morgan
Corporate Author: Atomic Energy Research Establishment
Date of Publication: 3/1/1951
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Bureau of Aeronautics Reference Radiographs for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Castings

Author(s): J. J. Pierce
Corporate Author: Naval Ordnance Laboratory
Laboratory: Naval Ordnance Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/9/1951
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Further Analysis of the Psychological Range Effect

Author(s): Douglas G. Ellson; Harold Coppock
Corporate Author: Indiana University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboartory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6012
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Bibliographic Survey Of Automobile And Aircraft wheel Shimmy

Author(s): Max Dengler, Martin Goland, George Herrman
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-141
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Autogenous Electrification Of A B-45A Aircraft Part 1: Preliminary Investigation

Author(s): C. A. Bartelt
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-34 Part 1
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Measurement Of Peak Temperature With Thermal-Sensitive Indicators

Author(s): John G. Lucier
Corporate Author: Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Date of Publication: 6/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 53-471
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Some Physical Properties Of Enamels Developed For Use At High Temperatures On Several Nonstrategic Steels

Author(s): R. Maynard King; Louis J. Trostel, Jr.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 10/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-25
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Thick Insulation Ceramic Coatings For Metal

Author(s): W. F. Zimmerman; W. J. Plankenhorn; D. G. Bennett
Corporate Author: Illinois U.
Date of Publication: 11/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-28
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Coating Of Stainless- and Carbon-Steel Foil

Author(s): Plankenborn, W. J.; Bennett, D. J.
Corporate Author: Department Of Ceramic Engineering, University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-27
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Ternary Magnesium-Lithium Base Constitution Diagrams And Magnesium Alloys Of Low Alloy Additions

Author(s): Jones, Augustus
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Date of Publication: 3/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-41
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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: 10/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6570
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The Experimental Measurement of Thermal Conductivities, Specific Heats, and Densities of Metallic, Transparent, and Protective Materials. Part I.

Author(s): C. F. Lucks; H. B. Thompson; A. R. Smith; F. P. Curry; H. W. Deem; G. F. Bing
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 2/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6145 Part 1
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Aircraft Ski Performance

Author(s): McConica, T. H., III
Corporate Author: Arctic Research, Inc.
Date of Publication: 9/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-19
AD Number: AD0000112
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A Statistical Study of Radar Ground Return

Author(s): Rawhouser, Robert
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 11/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-107
AD Number: AD0001166
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New Linear Operational Calculus

Author(s): Bubb, Frank W.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Develo[pment Center
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: AF TR 6581
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Theoretical Investigation Of Design Principles Of An Optical Ultrasonic Quarter-Wave Wide-Band Recorder

Author(s): Kober, Carl L.; Cooper, Edward H.
Corporate Author: Avion Electronics Inc Paramus Nj
Date of Publication: 3/1/1951
Report Number: WADC TR 52-316
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Investigation of Bombing Ground Trainer A-6 Utilization in the USAF Bombardment School: An Evaluation of the Effectivess of Utilization of the A-6 Ground Trainer

Author(s): C. W. Brown; E. E. Ghiselli
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Laboratory: Aircraft Observer Training Reseach Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-14
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Comparative Factor Analyses of Tests Using Three Different Scoring Techniques

Author(s): Virginia Zachert; Frank C. Ivens
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-16
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Formulation of the Problem of Student Motivation in Air Force Technical Schools

Author(s): Arthur J. Hoehn
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-17
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A Comparison of Four Measures of Visual Discrimination of Shapes

Author(s): Malcolm D. Arnoult; Robertm M. Gagne; James M. Vanderplas
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-23
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A Review of Procedural Variations in Level of Aspiration Studies

Author(s): Henry N. Ricciuti
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-24
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Sources of Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction in the Air Force Technical School Instructor Assignment

Author(s): Arthur J. Hoehn; Vergil M. McIntosh
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-25
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Review of Research on Effects of Psychological Stress Upon Performance

Author(s): Richard S. Lazarus; James Deese; Sonia F. Osler
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perception and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-28
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Studies of Morale Methodology and Criteria

Author(s): Robert G. Smith, Jr.; Risdon J. Westen
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-29
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Characteristics of Instructors Who Intend to Stay in Their Assignments

Author(s): Arthur J. Hoehn
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-30
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Recommendations on Designing Electronics Equipment for the Job of Maintenance

Author(s): Robert B. Miller; John D. Folley, Jr.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Technical Training Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-33
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Decrements and Recovery from Decrements in a Simple Work Task with Variation in Force Requirements at Different Stages of Practice

Author(s): Edward A. Bilodeau
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Perceptual and Motor Skills Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-34
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