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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612 reports

Nuclear Radiation Resistant Polymers And Polymeric Compounds

Author(s): John W. Born
Corporate Author: The B. F. Goodrich Company Research Center
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 55-58 Part 6
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Fluids, Lubricants, Fuels And Related Materials

Author(s): E. Erwin Klaus, Merrell R. Fenske, Elmer J. Tewksbury
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 6/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 55-30 Part 8
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Determining Air Reactions On Moving Vehicles. Part IV. Methods Of Aerodynamics - Elementary Bodies

Author(s): M. Z. Krzywoblocki
Corporate Author: Institute For System Research, Laboratories For applied Sciences, The University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 56-51 Part 4
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Determining Air Reactions On Moving Vehicles. Part V. Methods Of Aerodynamics - Composite Bodies

Author(s): M. Z. Krzywoblocki
Corporate Author: Institute For System Research, Laboratories For applied Sciences, The University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 56-51 Part 5
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Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Kerper, Matthew J.; Diller, C.C.; Eimer, E.H.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Gaithersburg MD
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 5/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 Part 4
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Physiology And Operational Comparison Of MC-1 And MC-3 (MC-4) Partial Pressure Suits

Author(s): Terence F. McGuire
Corporate Author: Biomedical Laboratory Aerospace Medical Division
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 57-536 Volume 1
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Sound Propagation Near The Earth's Surface As Influenced By Weather Conditions

Author(s): M. D. Burkhard, H. B. Karplus, H. J. Sabine
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 57-353 Part 2
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Physical Properties Of High Temperature Materials. Part Vi. Enthalpy And Heat Capacity Of Magnesium Oxide, Zirconium Oxide, And Zirconium Silicate From 0 To 900 C

Author(s): Victor, Andrew C.; Douglas, Thomas B.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Washington D C
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 57-374 Part 6
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An Analytical Method for the Classification of Flow Areas of Supersonic Wings

Author(s): Frank M. Mallett
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 58-669
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Methods of Space Vehicle Noise Prediction

Author(s): Peter A. Franken
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 58-343 Volume 2
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Air Flow Characteristics Of Parachute Fabrics At Simulated High Altitudes

Author(s): C.V. Seshadri; G.A. Brown; S. Backer; J.G. Krizik; D.M. Mellen
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-374
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Composite Inorganic Resilient Seal Materials

Author(s): M. Sabanas
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-338 Part 2
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Research And Development Services Leading To The Control Of Electrical Properties Of Materials For High Temperature Radomes

Author(s): Leon M. Atlas, Hikaru Nagao
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-300 Part 2
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Potassium Superoxide Passive Air Regeneration Studies For Manned Sealed Environments

Author(s): Donald A. Keating:Konrad Weiswurm
Corporate Author: Life Support Systems Laboratory Aerospace Medical Division
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-707
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Human Factors Responses During Ground Impact

Author(s): Robert N. Headles, George Locatos, James W. Brinkley, Richard F. Managan
Corporate Author: Life Support Systems Laboratory Aerospace Medical Division
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-590
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Stellar Aberrascope Study

Author(s): R. Lillestrand, J. Hamilton And Others
Corporate Author: General Mills, Inc.
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 61-78
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook. Volume III. Dynamic Thermal Converters

Author(s): C. W. Stephens, R. Spies, W. R. Menetrey
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 3
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook Volume 4- Static Thermal Converters

Author(s): J. Blair, J. D. Burns
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 4
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook Volume 9

Author(s): W. R. Menetrey
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 9
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Thermal Insulation Of Air Force Clothing. A Catalog And Part 5 Of A Series

Author(s): John F. Hall, Jr. Johannes W. Polte
Corporate Author: Biomedical Laboratory Aerospace Medical Division
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-597
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook Volume 7, Heat Exchangers

Author(s): A. Haire, L. Hays
Corporate Author: Airesearch Manufacturing Company
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 7
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook Volume 8. Other Devices

Author(s): R. Wall, D. Erway And Other
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 8
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook Volume 10 - System Design

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Atomics International Canoga Park, Calif.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 10
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook. Volume 11. Radioisotope System Design


Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems Inc. Pasadena, Calif.
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 11
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook. Volume 2. Solar - Thermal Energy Sources

Author(s): D. H. McClelland, C. W. Stephens
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 2
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook, Volume 1 General System Considerations

Author(s): W. R. Menetrey, J. H. Fisher
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 1
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook, Volume 6, Chemical Systems

Author(s): W. R. Menetrey, J. Chrisney
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 6
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Investigation Of Feasability Of Utilizing Available Heat-resistant Materials For Hypersonic Leading Lead Applications. Vol VI. Determination And Design Application Of Mechanical Properties Of Bare And Coated Graphite

Author(s): Alfred Rudnick, Robert L.Carlson And George K.Manning
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 11/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-744 Volume 6
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Investigation Of Feasability Of Utilizing Available Heat Resistant Materials For Hypersonic Leading Edge Applications. Vol.7. Oxidation Resistance Of Bare And Coated Molybdenum Alloy And Graphite

Author(s): Donald J.Powers, John A.Dickson And Others
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-744 Volume 7
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Fundamental Studies On The Mechanism Of Ultra Sonic welding

Author(s): W.J.Lewis, J.N.Antonevich And Others
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-607
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Hyperenvironment Simulation.Part II. Development And Design Of Simulation Facilities For Space And Vehicle Environment

Author(s): T. M. McCoy
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Flight and Engineering Test Group
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-785 Part 2
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook.Volume V. Direct Solar Conversion

Author(s): W.Evans And W.R.Menetrey
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 5
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Development Of Optimum Methods For The Primary working Of Refractory Metals

Author(s): R.B.Simonson, J.W.Long And Others
Corporate Author: Harvey Aluminium, Inc.
Date of Publication: 5/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-418
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A Nitrosyl Chloride Solar Regenerative Fuel Cell System

Author(s): W.E.McKee, E.Findl And Others
Corporate Author: Sundstrand Aviation-Denver
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-821 Part 1
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Design And Development Of A 1000 F Hydraulic System Part III. Phase II Investigation

Author(s): William E.Mayhew
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Date of Publication: 6/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-430 Part 3
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A Study Of Rotary Speed Measuring Techniques

Author(s): V.Z.Viskanta
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 2/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-210
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High Temperature Instrument Oil

Author(s): Albert A.Schwartz,Harry R.Broadley Jr., And Robert S.Norman
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-633 Part 2
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Magnetic Diffusion In A Shock-produced Plasma

Author(s): Arthur T.Lewis
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory For Electronics, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-836
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Diffusion Of Magnetic Field Into A Moving Conductor

Author(s): John K.Oddson
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory For Electronics, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-837
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Development Of Randomly Oriented wrought Beryllium Sheet

Author(s): F.M.Yans,A.K.Wolff And A.R.Kauffman
Corporate Author: Nuclear Metals, Inc.
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-403
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Effects Of Stress Nonlinearity On Extremal Statistics And Fatigue Life Of A Simply Supported Bar

Author(s): Richard H.Lyon
Corporate Author: Minnesota U.
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-437
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The Power Flow In Electron Beams As Seen By A Moving Observer

Author(s): Rudolf Muller
Corporate Author: Electronics Research Laboratory, University Of California, Berkeley
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-853
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Surface Tension Of Refractory Metals

Author(s): S.Victor Radcliffe Abd H.Udin
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-566
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Extreme Temperature Range Organic Coolants. Part I. -80 F To 400 FTemperature Range Fluids

Author(s): Dale A. Barsness
Corporate Author: Nonmetallic Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-795
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Similarity Studies For Dissociating Gases In Hypersonic , Low Density Flow

Author(s): K.Pearce, S.Samet And R.J.Whalen
Corporate Author: Flight Sciences Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-341
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Electroplated Cermet Coatings For Oxidation Protection Of Substrates In Excess Of 2000F

Author(s): James C. Withers
Corporate Author: American Machine And Foundry Company
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-718
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Study In The Utilization Of Handtools In Space

Author(s): Harold L. Alexander, G. G. Boruski, John T. Celentano
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Date of Publication: 8/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-535
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A Study Of High Temperature Microwave Tube Design And Processing. Phase I.

Author(s): J. Brous, J. C. Turnbull
Corporate Author: Radio Corporation Of America
Date of Publication: 6/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-324
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Resistors, Fixed, Precision High Temperature, Radiation Resistant

Author(s): R. A. Najmon
Corporate Author: Mallory, P. R., And Company
Date of Publication: 4/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-801
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Study Of Physiochamical Properties Of Commercial Samples Of Isoprophyldicyclohexyl And Diethylcyclohexane

Author(s): E. Findl, H. Brande, H. Edwards
Corporate Author: Inglewood Laboratory, thompson Products, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 11/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-766
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