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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573 reports

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

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
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): Williams, D. N.
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): Kieffer, R.
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): Grebe, Rudolph M.
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): Dittmer, Dorothy S.
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): Sidebottom, D. M.
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): Brooks, R.
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): Meeker, Willard F.
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): Rockway, Marty R.
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): Webb, Paul
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): Kattus, J. Robert
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): Kreezer, George L.
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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Effects Of Various Methods Of Wet Conditioning On The Strength Properties Of Several Glass-Fabric-Reinforced Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Munthe, Bert P.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Service U.S. Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-486
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The Effects Of Nuclear Radiation On Solid Film Lubricants

Author(s): Rice, William L.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-499
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Research On Various Phenomena For The Performance Of Circuit Functions

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

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

Author(s): Maxwell, Helen Hines
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
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): Friedman, Raymond
Corporate Author: Atlantic Research Corporation
Date of Publication: 1959-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-568 Supplement 2
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Proceedings Of The Self Adaptive Flight Control Systems Symposium

Author(s): Gregory, P. C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
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): Merck, John W.
Corporate Author: Personnel Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
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: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-447
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Use Of Autocorrelation And Uncertainty Measure For The Analysis Of Decision Behavior

Author(s): Lewis, Alan
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): Howell, William C.
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): Jeantheau, Gabriel
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): Bradley, James V.
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): Schroeder, Fred E.
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): Veghte, James H.
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): Truell, Pohn
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): Papirno, Ralph
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): Gluck, Jeremy V.
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): Sheperd, W. G.
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): Pang, T. C.
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): Jaramillo, Trinidad J.
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): Marshall, Francis J.
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): Chan, Frank L.
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): Marshall, Francis J.
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): Levy, Arthur
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): Howell, William C.
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): Ershoff, B. H.
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): Senders, John W.
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): Alexander, Harold S.
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): Holt, Robert R.
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): Woods, G. Forrest
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): Zartarian, Garabed
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): Harter, H. Leon
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): Brown, Glenn H.
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): Homer, George M.
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): Davis, John F.
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): Kidd, J. S.
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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