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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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Development Of Nondestructive Tests For Structural Adhesive Bonds, Part 3. Mechanical Impedance Technique, "Stub-Meter'

Author(s): Arnold, J. S.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-231 Part 3
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Literature Survey Of Low Molecular Weight Polynuclear Aromatic Compounds

Author(s): Raley, Charles F., Jr.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-90
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Asbestos Fiber Reinforced Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Spatz, Conrad C.
Corporate Author: Johns-Manville Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-186
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Development And Evaluation Of High Temperature Greases

Author(s): Swakon, Edward A.
Corporate Author: Standard Oil Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-83 Part 3
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A Study Of The Rain Erosion Of Plastics And Metals

Author(s): Lapp, Roy R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-185 Part 2
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 5. Further Studies Of Cavitation In Liquid Drops On Impact

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 5
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Effects Of Fabric Finish And Wet Exposure On Strength Properties Of Glass-Cloth Polyester Laminates

Author(s): Werren, Fred
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, U. S. Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-483
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Effect Of Strain Rate On The Tensile Properties Of Sae 4340 Steel

Author(s): Klinger, Richard F.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-507
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Development Of Nondestructive Tests For Structural Adhesive Bonds, Part 2. Mechanical Interference Technique

Author(s): Arnold, J. S.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-231 Part 2
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Refractory Materials For Use In High Temperature Areas Of Aircraft

Author(s): Thielke, Norman R.
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-467
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Investigation Of Carbon (Graphite) Base Materials Suitable For Rocket And Ram-Jet Applications

Author(s): Smiley, William D.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-491 Part 1
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Investigation Of Carbon (Graphite) Base Materials Suitable For Rocket And Ram-Jet Applications

Author(s): Smiley, William D.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-491 Part 2
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Development Of Low Elongation, High Strength Webbing For Use In Safety Harness Application

Author(s): Neff, Russell J.
Corporate Author: Phoenix Trimming Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-3
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Design Properties Of High-Strength Steels In The Presence Of Stress-Concentrations And Hydrogen Embrittlement Part I. Effects of Hydrogen Embrittlement on Static Properties of High-Strength Steels

Author(s): Klier, E. P.
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-18 Part 1
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Elevated- And Room-Temperature Properties Of Sierracin 611, PMACA, And Plexiglas 55 Transparent Plastic Sheet Materials

Author(s): Venecho, John A.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-412
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An Investigation Of The Feasibility Of Producing Metal Bonded Carbide Bodies By The Extrusion Process

Author(s): Wellborn, William W.
Corporate Author: Firth Sterling, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-327
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Development Of Fluoro-Silicone Elastomers

Author(s): Tarrant, Paul
Corporate Author: Peninsular Chemresearch, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-220
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Fluorine-Containing Polyethers

Author(s): Pierce, Ogden R.
Corporate Author: Dow Corning Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-193
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Investigation Of Alloys Of Magnesium And Their Properties. Part 3, The Origin Of The Double Peak In The Texture Of Certain Rolled Magnesium Alloys

Author(s): Wood, J. D.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory, The Dow Chemical Compnay
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-160 Part 3
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Investigation Of Alloys Of Magnesium And Their Properties. Part 2, Physical Properties Of Mg Base alloys

Author(s): Wood, J. D.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory, The Dow Chemical Compnay
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-160 Part 2
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Materials-Property-Design Criteria For Metals. Part 2: A Study Of Methods Of Presenting Creep Data For Airframe Design

Author(s): Hyler, W. S.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institue
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-150 Part 2
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Corrosion Studies In Fuming Nitric Acid

Author(s): Phelps, Edson H.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-109
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Physical And Chemical Laboratory Evaluation Of Experimental Silicate Base High Temperature Hydraulic Fluids. Part II, Hollingshead Fluid

Author(s): Ballentine, Oliver M.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-89 Part 2
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Physical And Chemical Laboratory Evaluation Of Experimental Silicate Base High Temperature Hydraulic Fluids. Part I. Monsanto Fluid

Author(s): Ballentine, Oliver M.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 55-89 Part 1
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Fatigue Crack Detection Methods

Author(s): Demer, L. J.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-86 Part 2
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A Sonic Shear Method For Determination Of Shear Breakdown On Hydraulic Fluids And Lubricating Oils

Author(s): Gironda, A. J.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-62
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An Investigation Of Materials For Cages For Aircraft Gas-Turbine Rolling-Contact Bearings

Author(s): Glaeser, W. A.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-34
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Polymers Derived From Dihydroperfluorobutyl Acrylate

Author(s): Knobloch, Fred W.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 55-25
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Determination Of Thermal Shock Characteristics Of Glass

Author(s): Horwitz, David
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-24
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Fluids, Lubricants, Fuels And Related Materials

Author(s): Klaus, E. Erwin
Corporate Author: Petroleum Refining Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-30 Part 3
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Poly FBA, A Fluorinated Acrylic Elastomer For High Temperature Service In The Presence Of Aircraft Fuels And Lubricants

Author(s): Hamlin, Horace C.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-381
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Effects Of molding Pressure On The Strength Properties Of Several Types Of Glass-Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Author(s): Toner, Samuel D.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-256
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Organic Derivatives Of Germanium Ortho Esters Of 2-Alkoxyethanols

Author(s): Rosenberg, Harold
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-146
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Elastomeric Dithiopolyesters

Author(s): Knobloch, F. W.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-117
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A Study And Evaluation Of Kel-F Elastomer

Author(s): Hendrick, R. E.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-377
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The Development Of Fibrous Glasses Having High Elastic Moduli

Author(s): Machlan, George R.
Corporate Author: Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation Newark, Ohio
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-290
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Package Safety Test For Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors

Author(s): Johnston, R. K.
Corporate Author: Nox-Rust Cehmical Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-84
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The Effect of Surface Preparation And Condition On Microhardness

Author(s): Vitovec, F. H.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-372
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Effect Of Strain Rate On The Mechanical Properties Of Titanium Base Material

Author(s): Catlin, J. P.
Corporate Author: Rem-Cru Titanium, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-71 Part 2
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Effect Of Cyclic Load Frequency On The Creep-Rupture And Fatigue Properties Of Jet Engine Materials

Author(s): Yerkovich, L. A.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-226
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Strength, Damping, and Elasticity of Materials Under Increasing Reversed Stress with Reference To Accelerated Fatigue Testing

Author(s): Vitovec, F. H.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-225
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Compilation Of Data From Evaluations Of The Fungus Resistance Properties Of Air Force Materials

Author(s): Hamilton, Earlana L.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-72
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Increasing The Ratio Of Modulus Of Elasticity To The Density Of Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Graft, William H.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-147
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Tensile Properties And Rheotropic Behavior Of Titanium Alloys And Molybdenum

Author(s): Ripling, E. J.
Corporate Author: Case Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-5
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Vulcanization Of Rubber With High-Intensity Gamma Radiation

Author(s): Jackson, Wallace W.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-57
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Evaluation Of Non-Woven Glass Fiber Reinforcements For Low Pressure Molded polyester Resins For Aircraft Applications

Author(s): Reinhart, F. W.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-540
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Spot-Welded Joints In Titanium Alloys And Their Behavior In Fatigue

Author(s): Kearns, William H.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-609
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A Modified Adiabatic Calorimeter

Author(s): Belaga, Myron W.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-601
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Spectrophotometric-Cuprethol Method For The Quantitative Determination Of Copper In Aviation Fuels

Author(s): Ballantine, O. M.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-596
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Powder Fabrication Of Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): Hess, J. B.
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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