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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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The Influence Of Message Distortion And Message Familarity, The Third Of A Series Of Reports On

Author(s): James Gordan Holland
Corporate Author: Virginia U.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-287
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The Effect Of Surface Finishes On Friction And Fusion Of Parachute Cloth And Line

Author(s): Vasilis Lavrakas; Adolph Katz
Corporate Author: Lowell Technological Institute Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-323 Part 1
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The Effect Of Surface Finishes On Friction And Fusion Of Parachute Cloth And Line

Author(s): Vasilis Lavrakas; Adolph Katz
Corporate Author: Lowell Technological Institute Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 54-323 Part 2
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Determination Of Resin Content Of Glass Fiber-Polyester Laminates Containing A Calcium Carbonate Filler

Author(s): S. D. Toner
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-326
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The Concept Of Response Restriction Applied To Dial Reading

Author(s): Melvin Freitag, William A. Lee
Corporate Author: Virginia U.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-364
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Pile Fabrics For Insulation

Author(s): Charles W. Long
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-374
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Procedure For Determining Vapor Pressures Of Materials Of Low Volatility

Author(s): O. M. Ballentine
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-418
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Stabilization Of Polymethyl Alpha-Chloroacrylate Plastic Sheet

Author(s): Harry D. Anspon
Corporate Author: General Aniline And Film Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-465
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Electrodeposition Of Titanium

Author(s): Walter E. Reid, Jr.; Joseph M. Bish; Abner Brenner
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-485 Part 1
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Stress-Rupture, Fatigue And Notch Sensitivity Properties Of High Temperature Alloys Part 1. S-816 Alloy

Author(s): Franz H. Vitovec; Benjamin J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-488 Part 1
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Accommodative Responses Of The Cats Eye To Electrical Stimulation Of The Ciliary Ganglion

Author(s): Elwin Marg
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-508
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Research On Heat-Resistant Acrylate-Siloxane Elastomers

Author(s): Robert P. Cox; Ralph W. Buetow; Luther L. Yaeger
Corporate Author: Bj0rksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-525
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Investigation Of Materials Fatigue Problems Applicable To Propeller Design

Author(s): H. N. Cummings; F. B. Stulen; W. C. Schulte
Corporate Author: Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Propeller Division
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 54-531 Supplement 1
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High Temperature Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): Edward S. Blake; James W. Edwards; William C. Hammann
Corporate Author: Monsanto Chemical Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-532
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Research On Treated Magnesium Surfaces

Author(s): Stanley E. Rohowetz
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-568
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Design And Development Of A Heavy Weight High Impact Shock Machine

Author(s): Edward N. Sabbagh; Arthur S. Quint
Corporate Author: Lowell Technological Institute, Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-573
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A Study Of The Effects Of Fabric Geometry Variables On Air Permeability

Author(s): William O. Perry
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-574
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Effect Of Metals On Lubricants Part 1. Designer Development And Instrumentation Of A High Temperature Bath

Author(s): Vernon A. Lauer
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-576 Part 1
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Analytical Studies Of Aircraft Structures Exposed To Transient External Heating Volume III Thermal Response Of The Skin And Support Flange Of A Structural Joint

Author(s): Alphonso Ambrosio; Takao Ishimoto
Corporate Author: University 0f California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-579 Volume 3
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Evaluation Of Organic Fluorine Compounds For Use In Military Aircraft

Author(s): Harold Rosenberg; J. C. Mosteller
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-580
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Powder Fabrication Of Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): J. B. Hess; R. S. Mateer
Corporate Author: Department Of Metallurgical Research, Kaiser Alulminum And Chemical Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-590
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Spectrophotometric-Cuprethol Method For The Quantitative Determination Of Copper In Aviation Fuels

Author(s): O. M. Ballantine
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-596
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A Modified Adiabatic Calorimeter

Author(s): Myron W. Belaga, 1st Lt, Usaf; David Coddington, 1st Lt, Usaf; Hyman Marcus
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-601
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Spot-Welded Joints In Titanium Alloys And Their Behavior In Fatigue

Author(s): William H. Kearns; Walter S. Hyler; David C. Martin
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-609
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Evaluation Of Non-Woven Glass Fiber Reinforcements For Low Pressure Molded polyester Resins For Aircraft Applications

Author(s): F. W. Reinhart, M. F. Toompas, M. C. Stone, I. Wolock
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-540
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Study Of The Control Of Permeability Of Nylon Parachute Cloth At High And Low Differential Pressures

Author(s): Hamilton J. Bickford, Donald K. Kuehl, Thomas L. Rusk, Jr. Chenny Bros
Corporate Author: Cheney Bros.
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-468
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Dielectric Dispersion Behavior Of Selected Natural Polymers

Author(s): Charles F. Ferraro
Corporate Author: Fordham University
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-91
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Handbook On Titanium, Part 2

Author(s): Heinrich K. Adenstedt
Corporate Author: Avco Manufacturing Corporation, Lycoming Division
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-305 Part 2
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Use Of The Seeler Resuscitator In Man

Author(s): J. B. Hickam, H. O. Sieker, W. W. Pryor, R. Frayser
Corporate Author: Duke University
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-165
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Thermal And Related Physical Properties Of Molten Materials. Part II: High Temperature Reactions Of Sodium Hydroxide

Author(s): Dale D. Williams, R.R. Miller
Corporate Author: U. S. Naval Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-185 Part 2
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Development Of Wrought And Cast Alloys For High Temperature Applications

Author(s): R. R. Macfarlane; R. S. Defries; E. E. Reynolds; W. W. Dyrkacz
Corporate Author: Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-23
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Research On Boron Polymers. Part II. Polymer Studies

Author(s): William L. Ruigh; Charles E. Erickson; Frank Gunderloy; Michael Sedlak
Corporate Author: Rutgers University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-26 Part 2
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Investigation Of Compressive-Creep Properties Of Aluminum Columns At Elevated Temperatures, Part 3. Comparisons With Other Metals

Author(s): R. L. Carlson; G. K. Manning
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-251 Part 3
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Tensile Properties And Rheotropic Behavior Of Titanium Alloys And Molybdenum

Author(s): E. J. Ripling
Corporate Author: Case Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-5
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Accuracy Of Frequency Spectra Obtained By Several Numerical Fourier Transformation Methods

Author(s): Nathan L. Wener, Hobart C. Drum.
Corporate Author: Directorate Of Flight And All-Weather Testing
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-518
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Arm Strength At Selected Degrees Of Elbow Flexion

Author(s): Paul A. Hunsicker
Corporate Author: Universoty Of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-548
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Oxidation-resistant Coatings For Molybdenum

Author(s): J. R. Blanchard
Corporate Author: Climax Molybdenum Company Of Michigan
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-205
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Titanium Alloys For Elevated Temperature Application

Author(s): W. F. Carew, F. A. Crossley, D. J. McPherson
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-278 Part 1
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Titanium Alloys For Elevated Temperature Application

Author(s): W. F. Carew, F. A. Crossley, D. J. McPherson
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-278 Part 2
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High Strength Epon Laminates

Author(s): Frank C. Hopper
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-5 Supplement 3
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Testing Of Metal Boss Seals

Author(s): Harry P. Kupiec
Corporate Author: Aircraft Equipment Testing Co.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-163
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Development Of Low Voltage Shunted Surface Gap Spark And Igniter Plugs For Reciprocating And Gas Turbine Engines

Author(s): Louis H. Segall
Corporate Author: Bendix Aviation Corporation
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-191
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Evaluation Of High Temperature Hydraulic Seals

Author(s): Edward A. Webster
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-120
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Investigation Of The Metallurgical Characteristics Of The 36% Aluminum Titanium-Base Alloy

Author(s): J. B. Mcandrew; D. J. Mcpherson
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-182 Part 2
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Study Of Effects Of Alloying Elements On The Weldability Of Titanium Sheet

Author(s): Herbert M. Meyer
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-230 Part 2
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Aerodynamic Heating And Heat Transfer For Airfoils At Mach Numbers Of 2.74 Through 5.7

Author(s): A. E. Abramson, W. L. Torgesson, J. A. Zdrazil
Corporate Author: Research, Incorporated
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-252
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Fundamental Studies Of The Adhesion Of Ice To Solids

Author(s): Philip E. Berghausen, Robert J. Good, Boris Podolsky And Walter Soller
Corporate Author: University Of Cincinnati
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-44
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Three-dimensional Flow Of Axial-flow Turbo-machinery

Author(s): Leroy H. Smith
Corporate Author: Johns Hopkins University
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-348 Volume 1
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Evaluation Of High Strength Weldable Titanium-Base Alloys

Author(s): C. Robert Lillie
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-547
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Importance Of Certain Dial Design Variables In Quantitive Instrument Reading

Author(s): Julien M. Christensen
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-376
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