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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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 13. Mechanism Studies On Neoprene Coatings

Author(s): Olive G. Engel
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 13
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Hydrogen Contamination In Titanium And Titanium Alloys Part V. Hydrogen Embrittlement

Author(s): D. N. Williams, F. R. Schwartzberg; R. L. Jaffee
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-616 Part 5
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Development of Alloys Having Good High Temperature Properties Through Powder Metallurgy Technique

Author(s): Dr. R. Kieffer And Dr. F. Benesousky
Corporate Author: Metallwerk Plansee
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 55-243 Part 2
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Handbook Of Toxicology Volume III Insecticides A Compendium


Corporate Author: Division Of Biology And Agriculture, National Academy Of Sciences
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-16 Volume 3
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Handbook Of Toxicology Volume IV Tranquilizers

Author(s): Rudolph M. Grebe
Corporate Author: Division Of Biology And Agriculture, National Academy Of Sciences
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-16 Volume 4
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Handbook Of Toxicology Volume V Fungicides

Author(s): Dorothy S. Dittmer
Corporate Author: Division Of Biology And Agriculture, National Academy Of Sciences
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-16 Volume 5
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The Effects Of Inelastic Action On The Resistance To Various Types Of Loads Of Ductile Members Made From Various Classes Of Metals

Author(s): D. M. Sidebottom And S. Dharmarajan
Corporate Author: Illinois U.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-330 Part 10
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Iron-aluminum Alloy Systems. Part 14: Welding of Iron-Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): R. Brooks, A. Volio
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Research Office, Ford Motor Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-298 Part 14
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Active Ear Defender Systems: Development Of A Laboratory Model

Author(s): Willard F. Meeker
Corporate Author: Radio Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-368 Volume 2
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Effects Of Variations In Control Backlash And Gain On Tracking Performance

Author(s): Marty R. Rockway, Paul E. Franks
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-553
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Design Of Ventilated Clothing

Author(s): Paul Webb, M. D. , F. K. Klemm
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-608
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Tensile Properties Of Aircraft-Structural Metals At Various Rates Of Loading After Rapid Heating

Author(s): J. Robert Kattus
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-05
Report Number: WADC TR 58-440 Part 2
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Attention Value Of Audio And Visual Warning Signals

Author(s): George L. Kreezer
Corporate Author: Department Of Psychology, Washington University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-521
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Use Of Autocorrelation And Uncertainty Measure For The Analysis Of Decision Behavior

Author(s): Alan Lewis, Vera T. Kanareff
Corporate Author: Fels Group Dynamic Center, University OF Delaware
Date of Publication: 1959-08
Report Number: WADC TR 59-434
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Size, Blur, And Contrast As Variables Affecting The Legibility Of Alphanumeric Symbols On Radar-type Displays

Author(s): William C. Howell, Conrad L. Kraft
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-536
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The Differential Effect Of Speed And Load Stress On Task Performance

Author(s): Gabriel Jeantheau
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-7
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Tactual Coding Of Cylindrical Knobs

Author(s): James V. Bradley
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-182
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Study Of Equipment Cooling Systems

Author(s): Fred E. Schroeder, Edward E. Towe
Corporate Author: Boeing Airplane Company
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-253
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Influence Of Prior Body Cooling with Air On Human Heat Tolerance

Author(s): James H. Veghte, Capt., USAF; Paul Webb, M.D.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-350
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The Use Of Ultrasonic Methods To Determine Fatigue Effects In Metals

Author(s): Pohn Truell, Bruce Chick And Others
Corporate Author: Metals Research Laboratory, Brown University
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-389
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Investigation Of Creep Buckling Of Columns And Plates. Part I: Elevated Temperature Properties Of The Test Material Ti - 7Al - 4Mo Titanium Alloy

Author(s): Ralph Papirno; George Gerard
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 1
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Effect Of Prior Creep On The Mechanical Properties Of A High-strength Heat Treatable Titanium Alloy, Ti-16V-2.5Al

Author(s): Jeremy V. Gluck; James W. Freeman
Corporate Author: The University Of Michigan Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-454
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Study Of Electrical And Physical Characturistics Of Secondary Emiting Surfaces

Author(s): W. G Sheperd
Corporate Author: Minnesota U.
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-473
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Physical Electronics At Millimeter wave-lengths

Author(s): T. C. Pang, M. O. Thurston
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-494
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The Combined Non-linear Effects Of Earth Oblateness And Atmospheric Drag On A Near-Earth Satellite

Author(s): Trinidad J. Jaramillo
Corporate Author: The University Of Chicago Institute For System Research
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-513
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Optimum Re-entry Into The Earth's Atmosphere By Use Of A Variable Contol Force

Author(s): Francis J. Marshall
Corporate Author: The University Of Chicago Institute For System Research
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-515
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X-ray Powder Patterns And Index; Metal Compounds with N-Benzol-N-Phenylhy-Droxylamine

Author(s): Frank L. Chan, Ross W. Moshier
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-533
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Digital Computation Techniques For Fluid Flow Fields With Shock

Author(s): Francis J. Marshall
Corporate Author: The University Of Chicago Institute For System Research
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-535
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A Kinetic Study Of The Thermal Decomposition Of Tetraphenylsilane, Triphenylphosphine, Diphenyl Sulfide Diphenyl Sufoxide And Diphenyl Sulfone

Author(s): Arthur Levy, Charles J. Ambrose
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-560
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System Performance Following Radar Failure In A Simulated Air Traffic Control Situation

Author(s): William C. Howell; R. Thomas Christy; Robert G. Kinkade
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-573
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Chronic Effects Of Low-Level Radiation Upon Protein And Amino Acid Requirements

Author(s): B. H. Ershoff; A. F. Wells; S.Bernick; H. Sobel; T. M. Graham
Corporate Author: Western Biological Laboratories Culver City California
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-609
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Survey Of Human Dynamics Data And Sample Applications

Author(s): John W. Senders
Corporate Author: Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-712
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An Exploratory Study Of Prolonged Intermittent Photic Stimulation

Author(s): Harold S, Alexander; W. Dean Chiles
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-715
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Personological Correlates Of Reactions To Perceptual Isolation

Author(s): Robert R. Holt; Leo Goldberger
Corporate Author: Research Center For Mental Health New York
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-735
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Preparation And Properties Of Some Polyphenyls

Author(s): G. Forrest Woods
Corporate Author: Maryland U.
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-496
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Unsteady Airloads On Pointed Airfoils And Slender Bodies At High Mach Numbers

Author(s): Garabed Zartarian
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-583
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The Probability Integrals Of The Range And Of The Studentized Range. Probability Integral And Percentage Points Of The Studentized Range; Critical Values For Duncan's New Multiple Range Test

Author(s): H. Leon Harter, Donald S. Clemm, Eugene H. Gurthrie
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 58-484 Volume 2
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Phototropy A Literature Review

Author(s): Glenn H. Brown
Corporate Author: Polacoat Incorporated, Blue Ash, Ohio
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-436
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I131-Labeled Diiodo-aminohippuric Acid As A Tracer In Cardiac Output Studies

Author(s): George M. Homer, Ph. D.; Robert E. Zipf, M.D.; Thomas E. Heiber; spencer F. August; Bernard J. Katchman, Ph. D.
Corporate Author: Department of Research, Miami Valley Hospital
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-126
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Manual Of Surface Electromyography

Author(s): John F. Davis, M.D., M.Eng.
Corporate Author: Laboratory for Psychological Studies, Allan Memorial Institute of Psychiatry; McGill University
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-184
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Operator Change-Over Effects In A Complex Task

Author(s): J. S. Kidd, Robert G. Kinkade
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology, Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1959-08
Report Number: WADC TR 59-235
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Investigation Of Methods For Determining Actual Flaw Size In Materials By Non-Destructive Ultrasonic Techniques

Author(s): Gerald J. Posakony, Merle R. Loetz
Corporate Author: Automation Instruments, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-302
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Hydrogen Embrittlement In Terms Of Modern Theory Of Fracture

Author(s): P. A. Blanchard, A. R. Troiano
Corporate Author: Case Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1959-08
Report Number: WADC TR 59-444
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The Lower Critical Stress For Delayed Failure

Author(s): E. A. Steigerwald, F. W. Schaller, A. R. Troiano
Corporate Author: Case Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1959-08
Report Number: WADC TR 59-445
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Magnetic Properties Of Aome Ferrite Micropowders

Author(s): A. E. Berkowitz, W. J. Schuele
Corporate Author: Franklin Institute Laboratories For Research And Development
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-709
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The Determination Of Lateral Handling Quality Requirements From Airframe-Human Pilot System Studies

Author(s): Irving L. Ashkenas; Duane T. McRuer
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-135
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Development Of High Strengths And High Recrystallization Temperatures In Molybdenum-Base Aloys

Author(s): M. Semchyshen,Gordon D.McArdle And Robert Q. Barr
Corporate Author: Climax Molybdenum Company Of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-551
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A Simplified Electronic Tracking Apparatus (SETA)

Author(s): Peter Gain; Paul M. Fitts
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADC TR 59-44
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The Effects Of Radiation On Oxygen Designed For Human Consumption

Author(s): John F. Kircher; Justin S. McNulty; James L. McFarling; Arthur Levy
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-618
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Research On The Effects Of Collisions Of Small Particles with Bodies Moving At Hypersonic Speed Part II. Erosion And Heat Transfer Effects

Author(s): G.Whitnah, G.Wehner And Others.
Corporate Author: General Mills, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1959-08
Report Number: WADC TR 58-498 Part 2
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