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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549 reports

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: 7/1/1959
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: 2/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 54-616 Part 5
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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: 6/1/1959
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: 3/1/1959
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: 3/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 55-16 Volume 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: 9/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 55-243 Part 2
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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: 5/1/1959
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: 5/1/1959
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: 12/1/1959
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: 1/1/1959
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: 3/1/1959
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: 5/1/1959
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: 4/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-521
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Effects Of Various Methods Of Wet Conditioning On The Strength Properties Of Several Glass-Fabric-Reinforced Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Bert P. Munthe, Robert L. Youngs
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Service U.S. Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-486
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The Effects Of Nuclear Radiation On Solid Film Lubricants

Author(s): Rice, William L.; Cox, William L.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-499
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Research On Various Phenomena For The Performance Of Circuit Functions

Author(s): Edwin J.Scheibner And Arthur L.Bennett
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute Of Technology, Engineering Experiment Station
Date of Publication: 10/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-737
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Electroluminescence In Optical Amplifiers

Author(s): F. H. Nicoll, A. Sussman, H. B. Devore
Corporate Author: Radio Corporation Of America
Date of Publication: 12/1/1959
Report Number: WADD TR 60-147
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A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Helen Hines Maxwell
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 6
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Survey Of Fundamental Knowledge Of Mechanisims Of Action Of Flame-extinguishing Agents: Second Supplementary Report

Author(s): Raymond Friedman, Joseph B. Levy
Corporate Author: Atlantic Research Corporation
Date of Publication: 8/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 56-568 Supplement 2
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Proceedings Of The Self Adaptive Flight Control Systems Symposium

Author(s): P. C. Gregory
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49
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Feasibility Of A Method For Estimating Short-term And Long- Term Effects Of Policy Decisions On The Airman Personnel System

Author(s): Jhon W. Merck, Frank B. Ford
Corporate Author: Personnel Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-38
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Whole Panel Study And Development: Summary Report 1957-1958


Corporate Author: The Advance Engineering Division Lear, Incorporated
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 3/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-447
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Research And Development Of Procedures For Joining Of Similar And Dissimilar Heat-resisting Alloys By Ultrasonic welding

Author(s): Norman E. Weare John N. Antonevich And Others
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 2/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-479
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Modification Of Shell Four-ball Wear Tester For 800 Degrees F Operation And Development Of A Lubricant Evaluation Technique

Author(s): Vernice Hopkins
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-48
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A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Controller Training In Simulated Air Traffic Control Task. A Study In Human Engineering Aspects Of Radar Air Traffic Control

Author(s): J. S. Kidd
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-449
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Man's Ability To Apply Certain Torques While Weightless

Author(s): Ernst Dzendolet; John F.Rievley
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-94
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Prediction Of Advanced Levels Of Proficiency In A Complex Tracking Task

Author(s): James F.Parker,Jr. And Edwin A.Fleishman
Corporate Author: Psychological Research Associates
Date of Publication: 12/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-255
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A Review Of The Literature Of Plazma Physics

Author(s): Eugene F. Covert, Keith Kerney
Corporate Author: Naval Supersonic Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 7/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-486 Part 1
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The Equation Of State Of An Ionized Gas

Author(s): George K. Bienkowski
Corporate Author: Naval Supersonic Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 9/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-486 Part 2
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A Discussion Of Two Incompressible Magnetohydrodynamic Flows

Author(s): Keith P. Kerney
Corporate Author: Naval Supersonic Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 10/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-486 Part 3
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Design and Tests of Aerodynamic Static Pressure Compensators for Four Service Aircraft

Author(s): Fredirick O. Smetana
Corporate Author: University Of Southern California
Date of Publication: 5/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-383
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Basic Research And Development In Fluid Power Control For The United States Air Force

Author(s): J. Lowen Shearer
Corporate Author: Dynamic Analysis And Control Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 5/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-491
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Behavior Trait Ratings By Peers And Referances

Author(s): Robert J.Wherry,Norman E.Stander And John J.Hopkins
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 12/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-360
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Spatial Tests As Predictors Of Success In Air Force Training

Author(s): Erwin W.Taylor And James W.Parker
Corporate Author: Personnel Research And Development Corporation
Date of Publication: 12/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-361
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Integrated Airborne CNI Control And Display Eqipment Program

Author(s): D. G. Erskine, W. D. Philips
Corporate Author: Bendix Radio Division, Bendix Aviation Corp.
Date of Publication: 6/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-271
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Development And Evaluation Of Insulating Type Ceramic Coatings

Author(s): E.W.Blocker; C.A.Hauck; S. Sklarew; A.V. Levy
Corporate Author: Marquardt Aircraft Co., Van Nuys, California
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-102
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Comparison Of Sensitized Materials For Aerial Reconnaissance

Author(s): William Mallios
Corporate Author: Aerial Reconnaissance Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 52-200
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Pulsed Plasma Propulsion. An Advanced Reaction Space Propulsion System. Summery Of Literature Survey

Author(s): Thomas L.Thourson
Corporate Author: Borg-Warner Corporation
Date of Publication: 4/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-194
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High-temperature Electrical Insulating Inorganic Coating On wire

Author(s): Clifton G. Bergerson, Arthur L. Friedberg
Corporate Author: Illinois U.
Date of Publication: 6/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-12 Part 2
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Mechanical Properties Of 17-7 PH And PH 15-7 MO. Stainless Steel

Author(s): Alton W. Brisbane
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-400
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Mechanical Properties of AM350 and AM355 Stainless Steels

Author(s): Alton W. Brisbane
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-672
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Real Gas Flow Tables For Nondissociated Air

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-4
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Transient Heat Transfer In Laminar Flow In The Entrance Region Of Tubes with Heat Capacity

Author(s): Vedat S. Arpaci
Corporate Author: Heat Transfer Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-14
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Development Of Niobium-base Alloys

Author(s): Richard T. Bengley
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Date of Publication: 3/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 57-344 Part 2
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Oxidation Of Experimental Alloys

Author(s): Joseph C. Richmond, H. Richard Thorton
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Date of Publication: 2/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-164 Part 2
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The Effect Of Stress On The Creep Behavior Of High Purity Aluminum In The Region Of Dislocation Climb

Author(s): A. Bayce, W. Ludemann, L. A. Shepard, J. E. Dorn
Corporate Author: University Of California
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-507
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Tables Of Generalized Aerodynamic Forces For Triangular wings with Supersonic Leading Edges

Author(s): Yudell L. Luck, Henry E. Fettis
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Date of Publication: 2/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-681
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Selection And Evaluation Of Rare Or Unusual Metals. Pt. II- The Metallurgy Of Yttrium And The Rare

Author(s): Bernard Love
Corporate Author: Research Chemicals, Inc.
Date of Publication: 3/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 57-666 Part 2
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Experimental Study Of Cascade Backward-wave Magnetron Amplifier At Low Levels

Author(s): J. W. Kluver, G. A. Becker
Corporate Author: Electronics Research Laboratory, University Of California, Berkeley
Date of Publication: 1/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-448
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Materials, Techniques And Economics Of Foamed-in-place Polyurethane Cushioning For Packaging

Author(s): Sidney Childers
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 58-601
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