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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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344 reports

Causes Of Cracking In High-Strength Weld Metals

Author(s): Williams, A. J.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-322 Part 1
AD Number: AD0005004
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Mechanical Properties Of A New High-strength High-toughness General-purpose Alloy Steel

Author(s): Dirkes, William E.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-73
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Development Of Fabrics For USAF Summer Uniforms Using Synthetic Fibers

Author(s): Ellis, Rama Maxwell
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-112
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): Pearlson, W. H.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 1
AD Number: AD0004083
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Properties Of Temperature-Resistant Materials Under Tensile And Compressive Fatigue Stress

Author(s): Lazan, B. J.
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-227
AD Number: AD0003294
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Damping, Elasticity, And Fatigue Properties Of Temperature-Resistant Materials

Author(s): Lazan, B. J.
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-243
AD Number: AD0002128
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Dynamic Testing Of Materials And Structures With A New Resonance-Vibration Exciter And Controller

Author(s): Lazan, B.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota; Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-252
AD Number: AD0006354
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Plastic Behavior Of Engineering Materials

Author(s): Brush, D. O.
Corporate Author: Engineering Experiment Station, Dept. Of Theoretical And Applied Mechanics
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-89 Part 1
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Plastic Behavior Of Engineering Materials

Author(s): Steele, M. C.
Corporate Author: Engineering Experiment Station, Dept. Of Theoretical And Applied Mechanics
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-89 Part 2
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Waterman Type I Hydraulic Quantity Measuring Fuse

Author(s): Davies, Howard R.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-52
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Development Of Electrically Conductive Transparent Coatings For Acrylic Plastic

Author(s): Bjorksten, Johan
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-48
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Effect Of Air-Generated Sound Waves On Suspensions Of Microorganisms

Author(s): Kinsloe, Helen L.
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State College
Date of Publication: 1952-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-176
AD Number: AD0001122
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Elevated- And Room-temperature Properties Of Transparent Acrylic Sheet Materials

Author(s): Van Echo, John
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-38
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Transonic Flow Past A Wedge At Zero Angle Attack

Author(s): Trilling, Leon
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-61
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Malleable Chromium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Hayes, Earl T.
Corporate Author: Northwest Electrodevelopment Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-54
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Elevated Temperature Fatigue Properties Of SAE 4340 Steel

Author(s): Trapp, W. J.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-325 Part 1
AD Number: AD0008716
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Proceedings Of The WADC Ceramic Conference On Cermets , 6-8 October 1952

Author(s): Schwartz, Murray A.
Corporate Author: Flight Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-327
AD Number: AD0001183
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Development Of Low Alloy Ti-B Steels For High Temperature Service Applications

Author(s): Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-77
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Response Of Helicopter Rotors To Oscillatory Rotor Plane Drag Forces At The Blades

Author(s): Rogers, Orville R.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-270
AD Number: AD0001178
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Equipment For Testing The Creep Properties Of Metals Under Intermittent Stressing And Heating Conditions

Author(s): Shepard, Lawrence A.
Corporate Author: Institute of Engineering Research, University Of California
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-101 Part 1
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Tests Of Tabular Chromel-alumel Thermocouples

Author(s): Dahl, Andrew I.
Corporate Author: U. S. National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 1952-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-122
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Improved Structural Adhesives For Bonding Metals

Author(s): Engel, H. C.
Corporate Author: Bloomingdale Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-156
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Interpretation Of The Development Of A Perceptual Set In S-r Terms

Author(s): Wickens, Delos D.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-305
AD Number: AD0005008
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Analysis Of Swiss ETK Teletypewriter

Author(s): Seymor, C. P.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-266
AD Number: AD0015850
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RF Oscillator O-(XA-5)/U

Author(s): Swinell, William S.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-239
AD Number: AD0014009
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Lagrangian Interpolation

Author(s): Ross, Clarence
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-133
AD Number: AD0008715
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Interference Blanker MX- (XA 115)/U, For Reducing The Effects Of Precipitation Static In Radio Receivers

Author(s): Storck, Howard C.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-65
AD Number: AD0002131
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Laboratory Tests Of Interference Blanker MX - (XA 115)/ U with Navigational Equipments

Author(s): Holberger, Raymond R.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-137
AD Number: AD0004085
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Foamed Metal Low Density Core Material For Sandwich Construction

Author(s): Bjorksten, Johan
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-51 Part 1
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Study In Bonding: Metal To Glass To Ceramics

Author(s): Zimmerman, William F.
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Ceramic Engineering, University Of Illinois
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-86
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Method For Evaluating Aircraft Stability Parameters From Flight Test Data

Author(s): Schumacher, Lloyd E.
Corporate Author: Flight Test Division
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-71
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Investigation Of Silicate Esters As Rubber Plasticizers

Author(s): Byerley, Donald L.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-180
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Eductors For Hydraulic Systems Applied To Closed Circuit Lubrication Systems

Author(s): Hussmann, A. W.
Corporate Author: State College, Engineering Experiment Station, Pennsylvania State College
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-131
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Method For The Analysis Of Fuming Nitric Acid

Author(s): Harris, Edward L.
Corporate Author: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-6
AD Number: AD0004524
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Circuitry Errors Of Ladder-Type Thermo-Couple-Harness Assemblies

Author(s): Dahl, Andrew I.
Corporate Author: U. S. National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-4
AD Number: AD0005002
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Propeller Performance At Zero Forward Speed

Author(s): Webb, Dana
Corporate Author: Propeller Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-152
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Aerodynamic Noise And The Estimation Of Noise In Aircraft

Author(s): Rogers, Orville R.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-341
AD Number: AD0013026
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Development, Properties And Investigation Of A Cermet Containing 28% Alumina And 72% Chromium

Author(s): Shevlin, Thomas S.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-17
AD Number: AD0004081
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A Study Of Furnace Atmospheres And Induction Heating In The Firing Of Porcelain Enamels

Author(s): Plankenhorn, W. J.
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-61
AD Number: AD0008249
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Aluminum Titanate As A Porous Insulating Material For The Protection Of Metal

Author(s): Zimmerman, William F.
Corporate Author: Engineering Experiment Station, Univeristy Of Illinois
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-187
AD Number: AD0014763
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Effect Of Prolonged Acceleration On The Human Body In The Prone And Supine Positions

Author(s): Ballinger, E. R.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-250
AD Number: AD0005352
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An Investigation Of Physical Properties Of Cemented Titanium Carbide Compositions

Author(s): Redmond, J. C.
Corporate Author: Kennametal, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-235
AD Number: AD0001116
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Metal Bonded Titanium Diboride

Author(s): Nelson, James A.
Corporate Author: Illinois U.
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-111
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Alternating - Track Counter - Rotation Recorder For Magnetic Recording

Author(s): Colbert, Charles
Corporate Author: Aerial Reconnaissance Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-2
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Studies On Burner Flames Of Hydrogen-Oxygen Mixtures At High Pressures

Author(s): Edse, Rudolph
Corporate Author: Flight Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-59
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High Strength Epon Laminates

Author(s): Hopper, F. C.
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-5 Supplement 1
AD Number: AD0004231
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Research On The Flammability Characteristics Of Aircraft Fuels

Author(s): Jones, G. W.
Corporate Author: United States Department Of The Interior
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-35
AD Number: AD0005805
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Mechanical-Property Tests On Ceramic Bodies

Author(s): Duckworth, W. H.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-67
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Investigation Of Plasticizers For Oil-Resistant Rubber For Service At Low Temperatures In Contact With Hydrocarbon Fluids

Author(s): Hillyer, J. C.
Corporate Author: Phillips Petroleum Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-80
AD Number: AD0002179
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Research Investigation Of Protective Coatings For Magnesium

Author(s): Childers, H. D.
Corporate Author: Northrop Aircraft, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-99
AD Number: AD0002168
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