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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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A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Donna J. Tate
Corporate Author: Directorate Of Materials And Processes
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 7
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Survey on Heat Transfer at High Speeds

Author(s): Eckert, Ernst R. G.
Corporate Author: Minnesota University
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 54-70
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Development Of Niobium-base Alloys

Author(s): Richard T. Begley, William N. Platte
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 9/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 57-344 Part 5
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Guide For The Analysis And Solution Of Air Base Noise Problems

Author(s): A. C. Pietransanta; K. N. Stevens
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek And Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 57-702
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Noise Control For Aircraft Engine Test Cells And Ground Run-Up Suppressors Volume 3:An Engineering Analysis Of Measurement Procedures And Of Design Data

Author(s): Norman Doelling; Richard H. Bolt
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek And Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 58-202 Volume 3
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Noise Control For Aircraft Engine Test Cells And Ground Run-Up Suppressors Volume 2: Design And Planning For Noise Control

Author(s): Norman Doelling; Richard H. Bolt
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek And Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 58-202 Volume 2
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Noise Control For Aircraft Engine Test Cells And Ground Run-Up Suppressors Volume 1: Measurement And Analysis Of Acoustical Performance

Author(s): Norman Doelling; Richard H. Bolt
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek And Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 58-202 Volume 1
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Standardization Of Thermal Emittance Measurements

Author(s): William N. Harrison, Joseph C. Richmond
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 2/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-510 Part 2
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Investigation Of Creep Buckling Of Columns And Plates. Part IV: Column Creep Buckling Theory And Correlation with Experiments

Author(s): George Gerard; Ralph Papirno
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 4
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WADC-University Of Minnesota Conference On Acoustical Fatigue

Author(s): W. J. Trapp, D. M. Forney, Jr.
Corporate Author: Minnesota U.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676
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Synthesis And Purification Of Dielectric Materials

Author(s): W.C. Divens; D.H. Hogle; D.W. Lewis; P.A. Tierney; T.W. Dakin, D. Berg
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-337 Part 3
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Investigation Of Creep Buckling Of Columns And Plates. Part III: Creep Buckling Experiments With Columns Of 2024-0 Aluminum Alloy

Author(s): Ralph Papirno; George Gerard
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 3
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Composite Inorganic Resilient Seal Materials

Author(s): L. L. Smith
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-338 Part 3
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Development Of Partially Volatile Brazing Filler Alloys For High-Temperature Application And Resistance To Oxidation

Author(s): Bredzs, Nikolajs; Rudy, John F;. Schwartzbart, Harry
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-404 Part 2
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Table of Contents


Corporate Author: Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. i-iv
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Welcoming Address

Author(s): R. F. Lambert
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 1-3
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Opening Address

Author(s): E. M. Glass
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 4-8
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An Introduction to Acoustic Fatigue

Author(s): E. J. Richards
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 9-55
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Types of Pressure Fields of Interest in Acoustical Fatigue Problems

Author(s): H. E. von Gierke
Corporate Author: Aeromedical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 56-84
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Correlation of Pressures Around a Jet Engine

Author(s): B. L. Clarkson
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 85-98
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Note on the Use of Correlation Techniques to Determine the Forms of Vibration of a Continuous Structure Excited by Random Pressures

Author(s): B. L. Clarkson
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 99-108
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Statistical Properties of the Pressure Field in a Turbulent Boundary Layer

Author(s): William W. Willmarth
Corporate Author: University of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 109-127
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Fatigue of Materials and Structures Under Random Loading

Author(s): A. M. Freudenthal
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 128-152
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Statistical Aspects of Acoustical Fatigue

Author(s): Waloddi Weibull
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 153-162
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Discussion of the Papers by Prof. Freudenthal and Prof. Weibull


Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 163-167
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Review of Structural Damping Mechanisms

Author(s): B. J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 168-184
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Progress in the Development of Vibration Damping Materials

Author(s): Lothar Bohn; Friedrich Linhardt; Herman Oberst
Corporate Author: Farbwerke Hoechst A. G.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 185-206
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Damping of Simplified Configurations with Additives or Interfaces

Author(s): T. J. Mentel
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 207-234
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The Damping, Stiffness and Fatigue Properites of Joints and Configurations Representative of Aircraft Structures

Author(s): D. J. Mead
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 235-261
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Determinate and Random Excitation of Lumped-Linear Structures

Author(s): R. Plunkett
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 262-274
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Excitation of Distributed Systems

Author(s): H. H. Bleich
Corporate Author: Institute of Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 275-286
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Acoustic Damping Mechanisms

Author(s): Edward M. Kerwin, Jr.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 287-319
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Design Considerations for Minimizing Acoustic Fatigue in Aircraft Structures

Author(s): Harvey H. Hubbard; Philip M. Edge, Jr.; Clarence T. Modlin, Jr.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 320-338
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Acoustical Fatigue Test Procedures Used in Aircraft Industry and Their Limitations

Author(s): D. M. Forney, Jr.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 339-378
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External Noise Environments of Flight Vehicles

Author(s): I. Dyer; P. A. Franken; E. E. Ungar
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 379-411
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A New Look at Structural Peak Distributions Under Random Vibration

Author(s): H. C. Schjelderup
Corporate Author: National Engineering Science Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 412-426
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The Use of Model Jets for Studying Acoustic Fields Near Jet and Rocket Engines

Author(s): L. C. Sutherland; Walter V. Morgan
Corporate Author: Aero-Space Division, Boeing Airplane Co.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 427-446
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Some Exprimental Results from Evaluation of Constrained Damping Layer Structures

Author(s): C. A. Dahlquist
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 447-456
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Quick Estimation of Damping from Free Damped Oscillograms

Author(s): John C. Burgess
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 457-460
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Panel Discussion


Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 461-478
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Summary of the Conference

Author(s): Alan Powell
Corporate Author: University of California at Los Angeles
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 479-494
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Table of Contents


Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. i-v
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Introduction


Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 1-3
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Welcome

Author(s): Grohs, W. L.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 5
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Introduction

Author(s): Davis, L. I.
Corporate Author: Air Research and Development Command
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 6-7
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Air Research Development Command Plans and Programs

Author(s): Gregory, P. C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 8-10
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U.S. Army Signal Research and Development Laboratory Flight Control Programs - Past, Present, and Future

Author(s): Gilmore, J. P.
Corporate Author: U.S. Army Signal Research and Development Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 11-15
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The Systems Dynamics Research Airplane

Author(s): Foudriat, E. C.; Sjoberg, S. A.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 16-29
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Adaptive Control System Program

Author(s): Triplett, William C.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 30-32
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On an Adaptive Autopilot Using a Nonlinear Feedback Control System

Author(s): McLean, John D.; Schmidt, Stanley F.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-49 p. 33-44
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