Contrails
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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754 reports

The Design Of Reclaimed Latex Foam Package Cushioning, The Third Of A Series Of Reports On Package Cushioning

Author(s): Lt Roger B. Orensteen, 1st Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-132
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Calculating Cushion Thickness By Analysis Of Stress-Strain Curves

Author(s): R. E. Jones; D. L. Hunzicker
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, United States Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-334
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Constitution Of Titanium Alloy Systems. Supplement 1

Author(s): David W. Levinson, Donald J. McPherson, William Rostoker
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aeronatuical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-41 Supplement 1
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Microwave Electrical Characteristics Of Randome Materials At 8.5 Kilomegacycles Per Second

Author(s): Richard H. Forbes, Byron Noe
Corporate Author: Electronic Components Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-273
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Principles Of Fire Detection In Aircraft Engine Spaces

Author(s): W. F. Roeser, C. S. McCamy
Corporate Author: U. S. National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 6/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-307
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Development Of A Rubber For Service In Contact With Experimental Hydraulic Fluids At 4oo? F

Author(s): Frederick G. Kitts
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-458
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Control-display Association Preferences For Ganged Controls

Author(s): James V. Bradley
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-379
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Physical Action Of Intense High Frequency Sound On Vertebrate Tissue

Author(s): W. J. Fry, F. J. Fry, R. B. Fry, D. Tucker, W. Welkowitz
Corporate Author: Electrical Engineering Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-152
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Hydrogen Contamination In Titanium And Titanium Alloys Part I. Hydrogen Embrittlement In Alpha-Beta Titanium Alloys (Report Of WADC Technical Meeting 29 October 1954)

Author(s): Ralph J. Kotfila, Ma]Or, Usaf; Harris M. Burte, 1st Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-616 Part 1
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Development History Of Bromochloromethane (CB)

Author(s): Raymond R. Stasiak
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-279
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Handbook On Titanium

Author(s): Heinrich K. Adenstedt
Corporate Author: Avco Manufacturing Corporation, Lycoming Division
Date of Publication: 8/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-305 Part 1
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Desirable Control-display Relationship For Moving Scale Instruments

Author(s): James V. Bradley
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-423
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings. Part 15 : Performance Of Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors For Packaging Antifriction Bearings (series N-N)

Author(s): A. A. Mohaupt, R. K. Stern
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 15
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Comparison Of The Visual And Auditory Senses As Channels For Data Presentation

Author(s): Richard H. Henneman; Eugene R. Long
Corporate Author: University of Virginia
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-363
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Snow, Frost, And Ice Elimination From Parked Aircraft

Author(s): Ralph H. Upson
Corporate Author: Department Of Aeronautical engineering, University Of Minnesota
Date of Publication: 9/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-217 Part 3
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Boundary Layer Radioactive Tracer Technique. Part 1: Instrumentation

Author(s): Frances M. Richardson, James K. Ferrell, Kenneth O. Beatty
Corporate Author: North Carolina State College. Dept Of Engineering Research.
Date of Publication: 8/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-100 Part 1
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Apparatus For Presentation And Continuous Measurement Of Error In A Two-dimensional Compensatory Tracking Task

Author(s): James C. McGuire
Corporate Author: Washington University, Dept. Of Psychology, Biomechanics Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-335
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Evaluation Of Experimental Wool Synthetic Blends In Air Force 18-Oz. Blue Serge

Author(s): C. A. Willis; C. W. Long, 1st Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-52
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Relative Discriminability Of Thirty-one Differently Shaped Knobs

Author(s): Darwin P. Hunt, David R. Craig
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-108
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Development Of Heat-resistant Foamed-in-place Dielectric Core Materials For Sandwich Radomes

Author(s): Phillip J. Campagna
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Date of Publication: 3/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-249
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Development Of High-Temperature Oil-Resistant Rubber

Author(s): William H. Gillen; William J. Mueller; Richard A. Clark; Randall G. Heiligmann
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-190
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The Extrusion Of Titanium

Author(s): Alvin M. Sabroff; W. Maxwell Parris; Paul D. Frost
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-555
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Scaling Of Titanium And Titanium Alloys

Author(s): H. W. Maynor Jr.; B. R. Barrett; R. E. Swift
Corporate Author: University Of Kentucky
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-109
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Development Of Room-temperature-curing Structural Adhesive For Metals

Author(s): John Bjorksten, Risto P. Lappala, Luther L. Yaeger, Robert J. Roth
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Date of Publication: 7/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-294
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Research On The Preparation And Properties Of High-temperature Resistant Copolymers

Author(s): Gerald A. Edwards
Corporate Author: Tuskegee Institute, George Washington Carver Foundation
Date of Publication: 5/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-433
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Development Of A Rubber For High Temperature Service In Contact with Experimental Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): Frederick G. Kitts
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-318
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Structural Changes Of Commercial Titanium And Titanium-base Alloys On Heat Treatment

Author(s): D. W. Levinson, W. Rostoker
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 5/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-244
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Research Investigation Of Magnetostrictive Techniques For Obtaining High Frequency Vibrations

Author(s): Ralph W. Gretter, Leonard S. Wilk
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 6/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-382
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Evaluation And Development Of Plastic Laminated Backing Board Materials

Author(s): Wendell H. Smith; Charles C. Surland
Corporate Author: The United States Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-474 Part 1
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Ring-opening Reactions Of Ethylenimine Derivatives

Author(s): Paul E. Fanta
Corporate Author: Department Of Chemistry, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-506
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Environmental Testing Techniques

Author(s): Richard J. Gifford
Corporate Author: Rheem Manufacturing Co.
Laboratory: Directorate of Laboartories
Date of Publication: 10/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-501
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Guide For The Design And Evaluation Of The Instructor's Station In Training Equipment

Author(s): Alan D. Swain
Corporate Author: American Institute For Research
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-564
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Psychological Considerations In The Design Of Training Equipment

Author(s): Robert B. Miller
Corporate Author: American Institute For Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-563
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The Effect Of Grain Size On The Mechanical Properties Of Titanium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Frank C. Holden; Horace R. Ogden; Robert I. Jaffee
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-487
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Production Of Leathers Resistant To Powerful Oxidants And Reductants

Author(s): Nicholas D. Cheronis; Merilyn A. Wente
Corporate Author: The Synthetical Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-466
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Variable Pulse-Width Generator

Author(s): Loren E. Bollinger
Corporate Author: Department Of Aeronautical Engineering, Ohio State University
Date of Publication: 11/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-503
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Automatic Data Reduction Part I. A Catalog Of Devices Useful In Automatic Data Redudon

Author(s): Robert S. Hollitch; Albert K. Hawkes
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 11/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-519
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Development Of Low Temperature Fungus Resistant Vinyl Compounds

Author(s): Wallace W. Jackson, Jr.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-223
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Prestressed Ceramic Structures

Author(s): F. R. Shanley, W. J. Knapp, R. A. Needham
Corporate Author: Department Of Engineering, University Of California
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-75 Part 2
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Oxidation-resistant Coatings For Molybdenum

Author(s): J. R. Blanchard
Corporate Author: Climax Molybdenum Company Of Michigan
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-492
AD Number: AD0073929
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Precipitation Hardening And Embrittlement Of High-Strength Titanium Alloys

Author(s): W. M. Parris; C. M. Schwartz; P. D. Frost
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1955
Report Number: WADC TR 54-355 Part 2
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Research On Kinetics Of Synthesis Of Hydrazine

Author(s): Jack D. Bush
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Date of Publication: 4/30/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-271
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Multicolor Storage Tube

Author(s): Sidney T. Smith
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Co.
Date of Publication: 8/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-538
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Effects Of Stress On Performance In A Dominant And Non-dominant Task

Author(s): Charles W. Simon
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-285
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Heat Transfer And Frictional Effects In Laminar Boundary Layers. Part 6: Effect Of Variable Properties

Author(s): Robert N. Thurston
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 9/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-288 Part 6
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Snow, Frost, And Ice Elimination From Parked Aircraft. Part 2: Effect Of Frozen Deposits And Survey Of Means For Elimination

Author(s): R. H. Upson
Corporate Author: Department Of Aeronautical engineering, University Of Minnesota
Date of Publication: 4/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 53-217 Part 2
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Speed And Accuracy Of Response to Five Different Attitude Indicators

Author(s): John F. Gardner
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-236
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Studies in The System Nickel-Titanium Carbon

Author(s): Edward R. Stover And John Wulff
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-212
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Branching Reaction And Chain Transfer In Styrene Polymerization

Author(s): Maurice Morton
Corporate Author: Rubber Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Researcl Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-11
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Effect Of Variations In Control-display Ratio And Exponential Time Delay On Tracking Performance

Author(s): Marty R. Rockway
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1954
Report Number: WADC TR 54-618
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