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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644 reports

Turning of High-Strength Steels in the Hardness Range of 330 to 560 Brinell


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-07-15
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 58
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Metallurgical Characteristics of A-286 Alloy


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-07-26
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 59
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Stress-Corrosion Cracking of Ti-5Al-2.5Sn


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-08-04
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 60
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Effects of Rate of Heating to Aging Temperature on Tensile Properties of Ti-2.5Al-16V Alloys


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-08-18
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 62
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Notes on Large-Size Electrical Furnaces for Heat Treating Metal Assemblies


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-08-25
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 63
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Recent Developments in Superalloys


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-09-08
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 64
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Compatibility of Rocket Propellants with Materials of Construction


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-09-15
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 65
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Physical and Mechanical Properties of the Cobalt-Chromium-Tungsten Alloy WI-52


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-09-22
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 65
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Some Physical Properties of Martensitic Stainless Steels


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-09-28
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 68
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Welding of Columbium and Columbium Alloys


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-10-24
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 69
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Explosive Metalworking


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-11-03
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 71
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Emissivity and emittance--what are they?


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-11-10
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 72
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Current Nickel-Base High-Temperature Alloys


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-11-17
Report Number: DMIC Memoranum 73
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Joining of Tungsten


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-11-24
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 74
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Review of Some Unconventional Methods of Machining


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-11-29
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 75
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Production and Availability of Some High-Purity Metals


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 76
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Rocket Nozzle Testing and Evaluation


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-12-07
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 77
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Methods of Measuring Emittance


Laboratory: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1960-12-07
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 78
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The Properties and Uses of an Arc Plasma Generator

Author(s): Turner, R. D.
Corporate Author: Kansas State Univ. Dept of M. E.
Date of Publication: 1960
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Plasma Jet Temperature Study


Corporate Author: G.. E. Co. Missile and Space Vehicle Dept.
Date of Publication: 1960-02
Report Number: WADD TR 59-346
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Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques Study

Author(s): Todd, A. C.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1960-01
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Measurement and Analysis of Power Spectra and Cross-Power Spectra for Random Phenomena

Author(s): Bendat, Julius S.
Corporate Author: Thompson Ramo-Wooldrige Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-681
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Mollier Diagram for Nitrogen

Author(s): Humphrey, R. L.
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Laboratory: Arnold Engineering Development Center
Date of Publication: 1960-05
Report Number: AEDC TN 60-83
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Performance of a 40-mm Combustion-Heated Light Gas Gun Launcher

Author(s): Lord, M. E.
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Laboratory: Arnold Engineering Development Center
Date of Publication: 1960-10
Report Number: AEDC TN 60-176
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Cosmic-Ray Monitoring of the Manned Stratolab Balloon Flights

Author(s): Yagoda, Herman
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Ionospheric Physics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: AFCRL TN 60-640
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Specific Impulse Of Hydrogen Burned In Nitrogen-Oxygen Mixtures

Author(s): Lawler, James H. L.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Directorate Of Advanced Systems Technology
Date of Publication: 1960-11
Report Number: WADD TN 60-254
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A Compendium Of The Properties Of Materials At Low Temperature (PHASE 1). Part 1. Properties Of Fluids

Author(s): Johnson, Victor J.
Corporate Author: Cryogenic Engineering Laboratory, National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 1960-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-56 Part 1
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Thermal Insulation Of Air Force Clothing. A Catalog And Part 5 Of A Series

Author(s): Polte, Johannes W.
Corporate Author: Biomedical Laboratory Aerospace Medical Division
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-597
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Research And Development Services Leading To The Control Of Electrical Properties Of Materials For High Temperature Radomes

Author(s): Atlas, Leon M.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1960-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-300 Part II
AD Number: AD0249785
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Composite Inorganic Resilient Seal Materials

Author(s): Sabanas, M.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-04
Report Number: WADC TR 59-338 Part 2
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Air Flow Characteristics Of Parachute Fabrics At Simulated High Altitudes

Author(s): Seshadri, C. V.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-374
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Methods of Space Vehicle Noise Prediction

Author(s): Franken, Peter A.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADC TR 58-343 Volume 2
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An Analytical Method for the Classification of Flow Areas of Supersonic Wings

Author(s): Mallett, Frank M.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADC TR 58-669
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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.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Washington D C
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1960-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-374 Part 6
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Sound Propagation Near The Earth's Surface As Influenced By Weather Conditions

Author(s): Burkhard, M. D.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-353 Part 2
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Physiology And Operational Comparison Of MC-1 And MC-3 (MC-4) Partial Pressure Suits

Author(s): McGuire, Terence F.
Corporate Author: Biomedical Laboratory Aerospace Medical Division
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-10
Report Number: WADC TR 57-536 Volume 1
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Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Kerper, Matthew J.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Gaithersburg MD
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1960-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 Part 4
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Determining Air Reactions On Moving Vehicles. Part V. Methods Of Aerodynamics - Composite Bodies

Author(s): Krzywoblocki, M. Z.
Corporate Author: Institute For System Research, Laboratories For applied Sciences, The University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-51 Part 5
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Determining Air Reactions On Moving Vehicles. Part IV. Methods Of Aerodynamics - Elementary Bodies

Author(s): Krzywoblocki, M. Z.
Corporate Author: Institute For System Research, Laboratories For applied Sciences, The University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-51 Part 4
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The Effects And Characteristics Of Increased Respiratory Dead Space In Dogs

Author(s): Barnett, Thomas B.
Corporate Author: University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-660
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Fluids, Lubricants, Fuels And Related Materials

Author(s): Klaus, E. Erwin
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1960-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-30 Part 8
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Nuclear Radiation Resistant Polymers And Polymeric Compounds

Author(s): Born, John W.
Corporate Author: The B. F. Goodrich Company Research Center
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1960-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-58 Part 6
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Annual Report On Research In Anc-17 Handbook Plastics For Flight Vehicles

Author(s): Coleman, Donald G.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Lagboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-183 Supplement 8
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Composite Construction For Flight Vehicles

Author(s): Coleman, Donald G.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184 Supplement 8
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Composite Construction For Flight Vehicles

Author(s): Coleman, Donald G.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184 Supplement 7
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Summary On Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Composite Construction For Flight Vehicles

Author(s): Coleman, Donald G.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184 Supplement 6
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Methods for the Control of Satellites and Space Vehicles: Volume I - Sensing and Actuating Methods

Author(s): Roberson, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Systems Corporation of America
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-07-31
Report Number: WADD TR 60-643 Volume 1
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Force Tests of an Agard Calibration Model B at M = 2.5 to 6.0

Author(s): Coats, Jack D.
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1960-10
Report Number: AEDC TN 60-182
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Drag and Stability Derivatives of Missile Components According to the Modified Newtonian Theory

Author(s): Gray, J. Don
Corporate Author: VKF, ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1960-11
Report Number: AEDC TN 60-191
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Background Measurements During the Infrared Measuring Program 1956(IRMP 56) (Unclassified excerpts from the proceedings of the symposium on IRMP-56)

Author(s): Nagel, Max R.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Geophysics Research Directorate
Date of Publication: 1960-11
Report Number: AFCRL TN 60-692
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