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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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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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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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Fatigue Testing Under Progressive Loading A New Technique For Testing Materials

Author(s): Prot, E. Marcel
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-148
AD Number: AD0002176
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): Borders, A. M.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company http://www.gl.iit.edu/wadc/
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 2
AD Number: AD0000127
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United States Bureau Of Mines Zirconium Alloy Investigation

Author(s): Hayes, E. T.
Corporate Author: United States Bureau Of Mines
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-236
AD Number: AD0002119
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Sandwich Construction For Aircraft

Author(s): Coleman, Donald G.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184
AD Number: AD0002126
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Development Of Titanium-Base Alloys

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-12-31
Report Number: WADC TR 52-334
AD Number: AD0008098
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Development Of Titanium-Base Alloys

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06-18
Report Number: WADC TR 52-249
AD Number: AD0006453
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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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Electrodeposition Of Titanium From Aqueous Systems

Author(s): Breton, Ernest J.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-232
AD Number: AD0002163
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Brazing Titanium To Titanium And To Mild And Stainless Steels

Author(s): Lewis, W. J.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-313 Part 1
AD Number: AD0003564
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Fatigue Properties Of Aluminum Alloys At Various Direct Stress Ratios, Part 2 - Extruded Alloys

Author(s): Lazan, B. J.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Univ Minneapolis Inst Of Tech
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-307 Part 2
AD Number: AD0008136
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Fatigue Properties Of Aluminum Alloys At Various Direct Stress Ratios, Part 1 - Rolled Alloys

Author(s): Lazan, B. J.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-307 Part 1
AD Number: AD0007610
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The Effects Of Carbon, Oxygen, And Nitrogen On The Properties Of Welds In Titanium Sheet

Author(s): Martin, D. C.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Lnstitute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-294
AD Number: AD0004526
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Elevated- And Room-Temperature Properties Of Selectron 44 And 5105xp Transparent Plastic Sheet Materials

Author(s): Vaneciio, John
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-292
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An Investigation Of Various Properties Of NiAl

Author(s): Wachtell, Richard L.
Corporate Author: American Electro Metal Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-291
AD Number: AD0012965
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Air Permeability Of Parachute Cloths

Author(s): Lavier, H. W. S.
Corporate Author: Engineering Experiment Station, Georgia Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-283 Part 4
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Air Permeability Of Parachute Cloths, Part 3. Effect Of Loading On Elastic Properties Of Parachute Cloths Without Air Flow

Author(s): Lavier, H. W. S.
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-283 Part 3
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The Purkinje Effect In Luminance Measurements Of Air Force Phosphors

Author(s): Pomerantz, Daniel I.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-282
AD Number: AD0005353
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Investigation Of Compressive-Creep Properties Of Aluminum Columns At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Carlson, R. L.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-251 Part 1
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Development Of Composite Spectrophotometric Procedures For The Analysis Of Low-Alloy Steels And Of Aluminum And Its Alloys

Author(s): Ayres, Gilbert H.
Corporate Author: The University Of Texas
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-246
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Investigation Of Prot Accelerated Fatigue Test

Author(s): Ward, E. J.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-234
AD Number: AD0002118
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Investigation Of The Synthesis And Testing Of Various Possible Boron-Organo And Other Similar Polymers

Author(s): Stout, L. E.
Corporate Author: Washington University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-192
AD Number: AD0002149
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Fluorine Containing Elastomers

Author(s): Pierce, O. R.
Corporate Author: Purdue Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-191 Part 1
AD Number: AD0001121
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Annual Report On Research For Use In Anc-17 Bulletin, "Plastics For Aircraft"

Author(s): Coleman, Donald G.
Corporate Author: U. S. Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-183
AD Number: AD0001149
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Magnesium Alloy Research Studies

Author(s): Jones, A.
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-169
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Exploration Of Vanadium-Base Alloys

Author(s): Yamamoto, Albert S.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-145 Part 3
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Development Of Test Methods For Antiseize Compounds

Author(s): Cunningham, John W.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-102
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Improvement Of Jet Engine Descaling Procedure

Author(s): Bryan, G. M.
Corporate Author: Northrop Aircraft, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-100
AD Number: AD0004090
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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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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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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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Studies To Determine The Electrical And Physical Properties Of Aviation Fuel

Author(s): Petersen, C. C.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-53
AD Number: AD0006130
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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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Phase Diagrams Of The Titanium-Aluminum Titanium-Chromium-Iron And Titanium-Oxygen Alloy Systems

Author(s): Van Thyne, R. J.
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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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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Studies To Determine The Electrical And Physical Properties Of Aircraft Lubricating Oils

Author(s): Radnik, Joseph L.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Effects of Aviation Fuel Components on the Accuracy of the Karl Fischer Electrometric Titration Method for Determinign the Water Content of Fuels

Author(s): Altman, Robert W.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: AF TR 6387
AD Number: AD0002117
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Titanium Rich Titanium-Chromium-Oxygen Ternary System

Author(s): Wang, Chih-Chung
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-255
AD Number: AD0002120
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Metallographic Studies On N-155 Specimens Exposed To Static And Dynamic Stress At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Morral, F. R.
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-253
AD Number: AD0002141
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Chemical Investigation Of Fluorine Compounds As Fungicides

Author(s): Finger, G. C.
Corporate Author: Division Of Fluorine Ghemistry,Illinois State Geological Survey
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-214
AD Number: AD0002177
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Rain Erosion Of Materials

Author(s): Williams, Gordon C.
Corporate Author: University Of Louisville
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-105
AD Number: AD0001763
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