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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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: 1961-06
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: 1961-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-70
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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: 1961-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-702
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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: 1961-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-344 Part 5
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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: 1961-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-202 Volume 1
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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: 1961-11
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: 1961-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-202 Volume 2
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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: 1961-03
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: 1961-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-337 Part 3
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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: 1961-02
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: 1961-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 4
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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: 1961-06
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-404 Part 2
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Corporate Author: Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 427-446
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory: The Application of Some Foreign Methods to the Analysis of A Bi-Stable Autopilot Configuration

Author(s): Fredric R. Alex, C. R. Heerman
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part 1
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory: A Survey Of Russian Control Literature Liapounov's Theory Of Stability

Author(s): F.R. Alex
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part 2 Volume 2
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory: A Survey Of Russian Control Literature-Krylov and Bogoliubov's Method of Harmonic Linearization

Author(s): F.R. Alex
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part 2 Volume 3
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory, A Survey Of Russian Control Literature-Linear Methods of Analysis

Author(s): F.R. Alex
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part 2 Volume 1
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Radiation Chemistry Of Pentane Isomers

Author(s): Roger E. Rondeau, Dennis R. Johnson
Corporate Author: Physics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-38
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Rotational Isomerism Of Unbranched 1-alkenes By Infrared Spectra

Author(s): Larry A. Harrah
Corporate Author: Physics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 61-82
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Ultrasonic Methods For The Study Of Stress Cycling Effects In Metals

Author(s): Rohn Truell, Bruce Chick
Corporate Author: Metals Research Laboratory, Brown University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-920
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Ultrasonic Methods For Nondestructive Measurement Of Residual Stress

Author(s): Fred Rollins
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-42 Part 1
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Investigation Of Parameters Affecting Aircraft And Missiles Fuel Filtration

Author(s): Peter A. Reiman
Corporate Author: Little, Arthur D., Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-263 Part 2
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Development Z-5161 100 WATT CW X-Band TWT

Author(s): John L. Pultz, Gerard C. Van Hoven, Lawrence E. Didier
Corporate Author: Microwave Laboratory, General Electric Company
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-644
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Advanced Flight Vehicle Self-adaptive Flight Control System. Part III: Support Equipment Study

Author(s): C. B. Exby, J. R. Gray, J. W. Harrison
Corporate Author: Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory Aeronautical Systems Division Air Force Systmes Command
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-651 Part 3
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials . Volume IV: Adaption Of Radiographic Principles To The Quality Control Of Graphite

Author(s): R. W. Wallouch
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 4
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A Study Of The Characteristics O Fmodern Engine Noise And The Response Characteristics Of Structures

Author(s): R. J. Cox, H. J. Parry, J. Clough
Corporate Author: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-220
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