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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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343 reports

Causes Of Cracking In High-Strength Weld Metals

Author(s): A. J. Williams; A. J. Jacobs; P. J. Rieppel; C. B. Voldrich
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): William E. Dirkes; Robert E. Bowman; Edward L. Horne
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): Rama Maxwell Ellis
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): W. H. Pearlson; N. W. Taylor
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): B. J. Lazan; E. Westberg
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): B. J. Lazan; L. J. Demer
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): B. Lazan; A. Galinett; P. Kirmser; J. Klumpp; J. Brown
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): D. O. Brush; O. M. Sidebottom; J. O. Smith
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): M. C. Steele
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): Howard R. Davies
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): Johan Bjorksten; Harry L. Hamilton; Evelyn E. Smith; Robert J. Roth
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): Helen L. Kinsloe; Eugene Ackerman; James J. Reid
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): John Van Echo; Gale R. Remely; Ward F. Simmons
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): Leon Trilling
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): Earl T. Hayes
Corporate Author: Northwest Electrodevelopment Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-54
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Development Of Temperature-sensing Elements For Jet Engines

Author(s): Gary Steven, W.C. Troy
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-121
AD Number: AD0003562
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Elevated Temperature Fatigue Properties Of SAE 4340 Steel

Author(s): W. J. Trapp
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): Murray A. Schwartz
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): Orville R. Rogers, William Oleksak
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): Lawrence A. Shepard, John E. Dorn
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): Andrew I. Dahl, Paul D. Freeze
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): H. C. Engel
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): Delos D. Wickens
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): C. P. Seymor, L. B. Rosenberg
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): William S. Swinell
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): Clarence Ross
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): Howard C. Storck
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): Raymond R. Holberger, Herbert M. Bartman
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): Johan Bjorksten; J. C. Elliott; R. J. Roth
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): William F. Zimmerman, W. J. Plankenhorn, Dwight G. Bennett
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): Lloyd E. Schumacher
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): Donald L. Byerley
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): A. W. Hussmann
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): Edward L. Harris
Corporate Author: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-6
AD Number: AD0004524
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Studies To Determine The Electrical And Physical Properties Of Aircraft Lubricating Oils

Author(s): Joseph L; Radnik
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-220
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Circuitry Errors Of Ladder-Type Thermo-Couple-Harness Assemblies

Author(s): Andrew I. Dahl And Ernest F. Fiock
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): Dana Webb; Jack E. Willer
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): Orville R. Rogers, Robert F. Cook
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): Thomas S. Shevlin
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): W. J. Plankenhorn; Dwight G, Bennett
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): William F. Zimmerman, W. J. Plankenhorn, Dwight G. Bennett
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): E. R. Ballinger, C. A. Dempsey
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): J. C. Redmond, J. W. Graham, J. R. Mcveigh
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): James A. Nelson, Tracy A. Willmore, Dwight G. Bennett
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): Charles Colbert; William G. Stryker
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): Rudolph Edse
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): F. C. Hopper; D. W. Elam
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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Phase Diagrams Of The Titanium-Aluminum Titanium-Chromium-Iron And Titanium-Oxygen Alloy Systems

Author(s): R. J. Van Thyne; E. S. Bumps; H. D. Kessler; M. Hansen
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-16
AD Number: AD0004087
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Research On The Flammability Characteristics Of Aircraft Fuels

Author(s): G. W. Jones; M. G. Zabetakis; J. K. Richmond; G. S. Scott; A. L. Furno
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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