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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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Magnetization Mechanism Of Multidomain Particles

Author(s): Amar, Henri
Corporate Author: Franklin Institute Laboratories For Research And Development
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-134
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Effect Of Metals On Lubricants

Author(s): Christian, John B.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-576 Part 3
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Additional Flight Evaluations Of Various Longitudinal Handling Qualities In A Variable-stability Jet Fighter

Author(s): Chalk, Charles R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-719 Part 1
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Additional Flight Evaluations Of Various Longitudinal Handling Qualities In A Variable-stability Jet Fighter

Author(s): Chalk, Charles R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1958-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-719 Part 2
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The Development Of An RF Mass Spectrometer For The Study Of Combustion Processes

Author(s): Testerman, M. K.
Corporate Author: University Of Arkansas
Date of Publication: 1958-07
Report Number: WADC TR 58-429
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Metal Reinforced Ceramic Radome

Author(s): Atlas, Leon M.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-329
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Orbital Storage OF Cryogenic Fluids

Author(s): Cramer, Kenneth R.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-10
Report Number: WADC TR 58-282
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 29, Number 1

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-01-19
Report Number: USGRR Volume 29 Number 1
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 29, Number 2

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-02-14
Report Number: USGRR Volume 29 Number 2
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 29, Number 3

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-03-14
Report Number: USGRR Volume 29 Number 3
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 29, Number 4

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-04-11
Report Number: USGRR Volume 29 Number 4
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 29, Number 5

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-05-16
Report Number: USGRR Volume 29 Number 5
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 29, Number 6

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-06-13
Report Number: USGRR Volume 29 Number 6
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 30, Number 1

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-07-11
Report Number: USGRR Volume 30 Number 1
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 30, Number 2

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-08-15
Report Number: USGRR Volume 30 Number 2
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 30, Number 3

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-09-12
Report Number: USGRR Volume 30 Number 3
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 30, Number 4

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-10-17
Report Number: USGRR Volume 30 Number 4
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 30, Number 5

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-11-14
Report Number: USGRR Volume 30 Number 5
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U. S. Government Research Reports, Volume 30, Number 6

Author(s): United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Technical Services.
Corporate Author: Office of Technical Services
Date of Publication: 1958-12-01
Report Number: USGRR Volume 30 Number 6
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A Study of a Family of Laves-Type Intermediate Phases

Author(s): Elliot, R. P.
Corporate Author: Illinois Inst. of Tech. Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1958-02-21
Report Number: AFOSR-TR-58-49
AD Number: AD0154199
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Properties of Sulfide Semiconductors

Author(s): Buttrey, J. W.
Corporate Author: Illinois Inst. of Tech. Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1958-07-09
Report Number: AFOSR-TN-58-644
AD Number: AD0162176
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Further Studies on the Relative Basicites of Methyl- and Silylamines: Trimethyl-Gallium as the Reference Acid

Author(s): Manasevit, M.
Corporate Author: Illinois Inst. of Tech. Dept. of Chemistry
Date of Publication: 1958
Report Number: AFOSR-TN-58-969
AD Number: AD0205602
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Some Notes on Safe Handling Practices for Beryllium


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1958-09-22
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 2
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Effects of High Strain Rates and Rapid Heating on the Tensile Properties of Titanium Alloys


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1958-12-29
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 4
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Development of High Temperature Oxidation-Corrosion Inhibitors to Improve Stability of High Temperature Hydraulic Fluids and Lubricants

Author(s): Brunier, Robert
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1958-09
Report Number: WADC TR 58-171
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On Some Fundamentals in Magneto-Fluid-Mechanics

Author(s): Covert, Eugene E.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1958-03
AD Number:
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Calculation of Equilibria in Thermally Ionized Gaseous Mixtures (The Saha Equation)

Author(s): Rosner, D. E.
Corporate Author: AeroChem Research Alb., Inc.
Date of Publication: 1958-09
AD Number:
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Field Measurement of Community Noise Exposure Near Hanscom Field

Author(s): Pietrasanta, A. C.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TN 58-163
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Polymerization of Vitreous Humor Substrate in Light and Dark Adaptation

Author(s): Shurrager, P. S.
Corporate Author: Illinois Inst. of Tech. Physiological Lab.
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: AFOSR-TR-58-161
AD Number: AD0207460
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Properties of Sulfide Semiconductors

Author(s): Buttrey, J. W.
Corporate Author: Illinois Inst. of Tech. Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1958-07
Report Number: AFOSR-TN-58-596
AD Number: AD0162120
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Design Study for Trainer, Visual Flight Attachment for Aircraft Simulator

Author(s): Fox, Paul L.
Corporate Author: Rheem Manufacturing Company
Date of Publication: 1958-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-137 Part 2
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Graphite Technology

Author(s): Bradstreet, S. W.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1958-08
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Reinvestigation Of The Systems Ti - Al - Cr And Ti - Al - V


Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TR 58-105
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Development Of An Improved Air Force Sunglass

Author(s): Hirsch, Jerome A.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TR 58-278
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Determination Of Tensile, Compressive, Bearing And Shear Properties Of Sheet Steels At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Kattus, J. Robert
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-365
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The Behavior Of Fuels And Lubricants In Dynamic Test Equipment Operating In The Presence Of Gamma Radiation

Author(s): Fainman, M. Z.
Corporate Author: Cook Electric Company; Inland Testing Laboratories Division
Laboratory: Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-264
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Methods of Flight Vehicle Noise Prediction

Author(s): Franken, Peter A.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-343
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Vision In Military Aviation

Author(s): Wulfeck, Joseph W.
Corporate Author: The Institute For Applied Experimental Psychology Tufts University In Cooperation With Jackson & Moreland, Inc., Engineers With Contributions By Col. George O. Emerson Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-399
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The Effect Of Solar Radiation On The Breaking Strength Of Outdoor Exposed Webbings

Author(s): Wilkinson, Robert A.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-201
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Measurement Of The Thermal Properties Of Various Aircraft Structural Materials

Author(s): Melonas, John V.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-179
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Spacing Of On-Off Controls. 1: Push Buttons

Author(s): Bradley, James V.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory; Antioch College
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-2
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A History Of Aircraft Cockpit Instrumentation 1903-1946

Author(s): Nicklas, Douglass R.
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois Aviation Psychology Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-301
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A Summary Of Compressive-Creep Characteristics Of Metal Columns At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Carlson, R. L.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-96
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Investigations Of Vertical Displays Of Altitude Information, I. Comparison Of A Moving-Tape And Standard Altimeter On A Simulated Flight Task

Author(s): Mengelkoch, Robert F.
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 57-384
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A Study Of The Metallurgical Properties That Are Necessary For Satisfactory Bearing Performance And The Development Of Improved Bearing Alloys For Service Up To 1000 F

Author(s): Philip, T. V.
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company Of America
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-10
Report Number: WADC TR 57-343 Part 2
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Iron-aluminum Alloy Systems. Part 11: Comparative Study Of Oxidation Resistance In The Fe-Al System

Author(s): Heimerdinger, Richard E.
Corporate Author: Scientific Laboratory, Ford Motor Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-298 Part 11
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Effects Of Radiation On Aircraft Lubricants And Fuels

Author(s): Bolt, R. O.
Corporate Author: California Research Corporation, Richmond, California
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-646 Part 2
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Equipment Cooling Systems For Aircraft

Author(s): Larson, V. H.
Corporate Author: Research, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-353
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Research On Elevated Temperature Resistant Inorganic Polymer Adhesives

Author(s): Levine, Harold H.
Corporate Author: Quantum, Incorporated
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-271 Part 3
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Basic Factors In The Formation And Stability Of Non-Soap Lubricating Greases

Author(s): Chessick, John J.
Corporate Author: Lehigh University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-240 Part 4
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