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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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Analytical Investigation of Icing Limit for Diamond-Shaped Airfoil in Transonic and Supersonic Flow

Author(s): Callaghan, Edmund E.
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: NACA TN 2861
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Factors Affecting Rate of Apparent Change in a Dynamic Ambiguous Figure as a Function of Observation Time

Author(s): Brown, Kenneth T.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-482
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Human Engineering Design Schedule for Training Equipment

Author(s): Miller, Robert B.
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-138
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Solid-State and Molecular Theory Group


Corporate Author: Massachusetts institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1953-01-15
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A Method for Rapid Determination of the Icing Limit of a Body in Terms of the Stream Conditions

Author(s): Callaghan, Edmund E.
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: NACA TN 2914
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Spatial error gradients in motor learning and transfer

Author(s): Duncan, Carl P.
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-65
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Excitation of Molecular Spectra II. The High-Voltage Arc in an Argon-Nitrogen Mixture

Author(s): Nicholls, R. W.
Corporate Author: University of Western Ontario
Date of Publication: 1953-01-10
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Mechanism of Alternating Inter-Intramolecular Propagation

Author(s): Gibbs, William E.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-409 Part 2
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Constitution of Iron-Boron Alloys in the Low Boron Range

Author(s): Nicholson, M. E.
Corporate Author: University of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-301
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Standardization of Take-Off Performance Measurements for Airplanes

Author(s): Lush, Kenneth J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Test Center
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Test Center
Date of Publication: 1953-09-30
Report Number: AF TN R-012
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Flight Ejection Tests Of The F-94 Ejection Seat Equipped with Telescoping Rails

Author(s): Hecht, Kenneth F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-362
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Ground Tests Of A Pilot Ejection Seat Ejected Through Monolithic-, Reinforced-Monolithic-, And Laminated-Type Canopies

Author(s): Hecht, Kenneth F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-361
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Ground and Flight Tests on an Automatic-opening Lap Belt for Ejection Seats

Author(s): Hecht, K. F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-365
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Tracking Performance As A Function Of Exponential Delay Between Control And Display

Author(s): Levine, Marvin
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-236
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Upward Ejection Seat Flight Tests Utilizing The M4 Catapult

Author(s): Hecht, K. F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-364
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Upward Ejection Ground And Flight Tests Of Aircraft Personnel Catapult Type T-5

Author(s): Hecht, K. F.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-363
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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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Refractory Materials For Use In High-Temperature Areas Of Aircraft

Author(s): Thielke, Norman R.
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State College
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-9
AD Number: AD0009729
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 17. The Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Two Antifriction Bearings Per Can With Various Inner Packaging

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 17
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 19. Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Antifriction Bearings And Various Greases And Preservatives

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 19
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 20. Antifriction Bearing Can Packages Subiected To Cyclic Exposure And 120 Days Of Storage

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 20
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Titanium Alloys For Analytical Standards

Author(s): Lownie, H. W., Jr.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Lnstitute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-101
AD Number: AD0015926
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Development Of Glass Color Standards

Author(s): Hellige, H. C.
Corporate Author: Hellige, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-112
AD Number: AD0012968
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The Effect Of Specimen Surface As A Discontinuity In Fatigue Phenomena

Author(s): Vitovec, F. H.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-167
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 1. Impact Pressure In Solid-Liquid Sphere Collisions

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 1
AD Number: AD0016855
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 3. Mechanism Studies On Plastics And Metals

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 3
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Design factors in knobs and levers for making settings on scales and scopes

Author(s): Jenkins, W. L.
Corporate Author: Lehigh Univ Bethlehem PA
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-2
AD Number: AD0009724
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Development Work On Lubricants For Aircraft Turbine Engines

Author(s): Klaus, E. Erwin
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State College
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-25
AD Number: AD0014762
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Gas Regulator Tubes

Author(s): Edelcreek, Gilbert
Corporate Author: Chatham Electronics Corporation
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-514
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Development Of A Heat-Resistant Foamed-In-Place Low-Density Silicon Resin Core Material

Author(s): Hoffman, Kenneth R.
Corporate Author: Dow Corning Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-146
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Study Of The Environment Temperature And Pressure Effects On The Plate Dissipation Rating Of Receiving Tubes

Author(s): Schmidt, Berdhard M.
Corporate Author: Dayton University, Electrical Engineering Dept.
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-433 Part 1
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Research In Nonlinear Mechanics As Applied To Servomechanisms

Author(s): Kendall, Perry E.
Corporate Author: Cook Electric Company
Laboratory: Aeonautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-521
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Power Of Statistical Tests

Author(s): Keeping, E. S.
Corporate Author: Alberta University
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-9
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Nomographs Of Head Measurements

Author(s): Churchill, Edmund
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-14
AD Number: AD0016748
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Diffusion Of Iron, Nickel And Cobalt Into Hot-Pressed Titanium Carbide

Author(s): Turnbull, Robert C.
Corporate Author: Sate College Of Ceramics
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-1
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Nonlinear Elements And Filter Networks

Author(s): Ellithorn, Harold E.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-390
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Evaluation Of Shields For Cooling Miniature Electron Tube Types

Author(s): Bialer, Max
Corporate Author: Electronic Components Laboratory
Laboratory: Electronic Components Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-174
AD Number: AD0014065
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Poisson's Ratio Of Aircraft Sheet Materials For Large Strains

Author(s): Goodman, Stanley
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-7
AD Number: AD0015849
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Effect Of Mean Stress On The Fatigue Life Of Alclad 24s-T3 And Alclad 75s-T6 Aluminum Alloy

Author(s): Wilks, I. Edward
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-40
AD Number: AD0016068
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Determination Of Oxygen And Hydrogen In Inert Gases

Author(s): Bowman, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-67
AD Number: AD0014066
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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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Structural Changes Of Commercial Titanium And Titanium-base Alloys On Heat Treatment

Author(s): Rostoker, William
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-62
AD Number: AD0015746
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The Influence of Fixed Versus Free Head Position on the Perception of Body Position

Author(s): Fleishman, Edwin A.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-37
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Psychomotor Performance as a Function of Initial Level of Ability

Author(s): Reynolds, Bradley
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-39
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Relationships Between Sociometric Measures and Performance in Medium-Bomber Crews

Author(s): Roby, Thornton B.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-41
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Transfer of Predifferentiation Training in Simple and Multiple Shape Discrimination

Author(s): Arnoult, Malcolm D.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-48
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The Prediction of Performance at Advanced Stages of Training on a Complex Psychomotor Task

Author(s): Adams, Jack A.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-49
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A Modified Administration Procedure for the O'Connor Finger Dexterity Test

Author(s): Fleishman, Edwin A.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-53
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Testing for Psychomotor Abilities by Means of Apparatus Tests

Author(s): Fleishman, Edwin A.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-54
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Acquisition of Two Lever-Positioning Responses Practiced Over Several Periods of Altneration

Author(s): Bilodeau, Edward A.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: HRRC RB 53-58
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