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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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618 reports

Investigation Of Escape Capsule Systems For Multi-place Aircraft . Part I: Preliminary Investigation

Author(s): Vorachek, J. J.
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-329 Part 1
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Investigation Of Escape Capsule Systems For Multi-place Aircraft. Part II: Preliminary Design And wind Tunnel Testing Of An Individual Escape Capsule

Author(s): Milhoan, F. M.
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-329 Part 2
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Growth And Mechanical Properties Of Filamentary Silicon Carbide Crystals

Author(s): Yerkovtich, Luke A.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Nonmetallic Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADD TR 61-252
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A Program Of Basic Research To Study X-ray Spectra In The Region 15-50 Å 

Author(s): Furnas, Thomas C., Jr.
Corporate Author: Picker X- Ray Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-168
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Research And Development On Induction Heating Methods Of Simulating Aerodynamic Heating

Author(s): Mathews, B. E.
Corporate Author: Florida U. Engineering And Industrial Experiment Station
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-523 Part 3
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Dislocations And Plastic Behavior Of Iron Single Crystals

Author(s): Fopiano, Paul J.
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-145
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Structural Safety Under Conditions of Ultimate Load Failure and Fatigue

Author(s): Shinozuka, M.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: WADD TR 61-177
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Polynomial Expansions Of Bessel Functions And Some Associated Functions

Author(s): Wimp, J. Jet
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-902
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Investigation Of Parameters Affecting Aircraft And Missile Fuel Filtration

Author(s): Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Corporate Author: Little, Arthur D., Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-263
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Research And Development On Induction Heating Methods Of Simulating Aerodynamic Heating

Author(s): Mathews, B. E.
Corporate Author: Florida U. Engineering And Industrial Experiment Station
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-523 Part 1
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Investigation Of Solid State Instrumentation Techniques

Author(s): Schwartz, Daniel S.
Corporate Author: Gulton Industries, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-9
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Hyperenvironment Simulation. Part I: Definition And Effects Of Space Vehicle Environment Natural And Induced

Author(s): McCoy, T. M.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Test and Engineering Group
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-785 Part I
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The Effects Of Various Levels Of Automation On Human Operators Performance In Man Machine Systems

Author(s): Thomas, Ralph E.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute; Behavioral Sciences Laboratory Aerospace Medical Division
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-618
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The Response Of Electronics To Intense Sound Fields

Author(s): Noiseux, Dennis U.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-754
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Questionnaire Design And Machine Processing Systems For Uniform Material Comparison Studies

Author(s): Hamblen, John W.
Corporate Author: Kentucky Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-852
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Experiments On Slip Damping At Rounded Contacts

Author(s): Goodman, L. E.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TR 60-161 Part 1
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Inelastic Design Of Load Carrying Members. Part III. The Significance Of An Inelastic Analysis Of Eccentrically-loaded Members

Author(s): Sidebottom, O. M.
Corporate Author: Illinois U.
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-580 Part 3
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Research Ion Hydrogen Overvoltage On Metallic Single Crystals

Author(s): Piontelli, R.
Corporate Author: Laboratorio Di Elettrochimica, Chimica Fisica E Meettalurgia Del Politecnico Di Milano
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-769
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Instantaneous Local Temperatures Of Aerodynamic Decelerations. Part II: Thermal Properties

Author(s): Engholm, G.
Corporate Author: American Machine And Foundry Company
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-670 Part 2
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Evaluation Of BUNA-N (NBR) Gaskets In Prototype Applications Under Gamma Flux

Author(s): Parker, John A.
Corporate Author: Physics Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-661
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Automatic Runway Profile Measuring Instrumentation And Runway Properties. Part I: Equipment

Author(s): Turner, D. F.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-470 Part I
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Evaluation Of Stressed And Unstressed Materials In Simulated High Energy Fuel Exhaust Product Environments

Author(s): Rosenbery, Joseph W.
Corporate Author: Dayton U.
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-179
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Optimum Design Of Liquid Oxygen Containers

Author(s): Arnett, Robert W.
Corporate Author: Cryogenic Engineering Laboratory, National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADC TR 59-62
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Metallurgical And Mechanical Characteristics Of High-purity Titanium-base Alloys

Author(s): Imgram, Albert G.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADC TR 59-595 Part 2
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Research And Development On High-Pressure-High-Temperature Metallurgy

Author(s): Kaufman, L.
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-893
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The Effect Of Surface-Active Agents On The Mechanical Properties Metals Part I. The Effect of Surface-Removal on the Plastic Behavior of Aluminum Single Crystals

Author(s): Kramer, I. R.
Corporate Author: The Martin Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-58 Part I
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The Effect Of Surface-Active Agents On The Mechanical Properties of Metals Part II. The Effect of Surface-Active Agents on the Mechanical Behavior of Aluminum Single Crystals

Author(s): Kramer, I. R.
Corporate Author: The Martin Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-58 Part II
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Investigation Of The Application Of Electric Current During Zone Refining

Author(s): Thomas, Louis L.
Corporate Author: Research Chemicals, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 61-90
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Properties Of Yttrium And Rare Earth Metals Oxygen And Alloy Systems. Oxygen And Alloy Systems

Author(s): Love, Bernard
Corporate Author: Research Chemicals, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADD TR 61-123
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The Effect Of Cadium Plating On Air-craft Steels Under Stress Concentration At Elevated Temeratures

Author(s): Kennedy, E. M., Jr.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-486
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Application Of Composite Constructions With Honeycomb and Foam Cores

Author(s): Jackson, Wendell T.
Corporate Author: Hexcel Products, Inc. Research and Development
Laboratory: Applications Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TR 60-874
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Criteria For Comparing The Effectiveness Of Damping Treatments

Author(s): Mead, D. J.
Corporate Author: University Of Southampton
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 61-25
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The Development of High Temperature (1000°C) Gas Chromatograph

Author(s): Euston, Charles B.
Corporate Author: F & M Scientific Corporation, New Castle County Air Base
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-176
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Effect Of Metals On The Thermal And Oxidative Stability Of Lubricants At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Trop, Donald C.
Corporate Author: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-576 Part 5
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High Temperature Resistant Elastomer Compounds

Author(s): Kitchen, Leland J.
Corporate Author: Firestone Tire And Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-331 Part 5
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Investigation Of Elastic And Thermal Properties Of Carbon - Base Bodies

Author(s): Mrozowski, S.
Corporate Author: Carbon Research Laboratory, University Of Buffalo
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-360 Part 3
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of New Polymers Prepared By Stereospecific Catalysis

Author(s): Overberger, Charles G.
Corporate Author: Polytechnic Institute Of Brooklyn
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-382 Part 4
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Emergency Escape Capsule Studies. Phase 2. Flotation And Survival Tests In Warm-Water Environment. Phase 3. Flotation, Survival, And Habitation Tests In Cold-Water Environment. Phase 4. Survival And Habitation Tests In Cold-Land Environment

Author(s): Mickelson, William F.
Corporate Author: Directorate of Operational Support Engineering
Laboratory: Directorate of Operational Support Engineering
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-247 Part 2
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A Compendium Of The Properties Of Materials At Low Temperature (Phase II)

Author(s): Stewart, Richard B.
Corporate Author: Cryogenic Engineering Laboratory, National Bureau of Standards
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-56 Part IV
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Synthesis Of Fiber Reinforced Inorganic Laminates

Author(s): Clausen, Edward M.
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-299 Part II
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Investigation Of Thermal Effects On Structural Fatigue


Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-410 Part 2
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Lubrication Studies With Graphite Single Crystals

Author(s): Bryant, Paul J.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TR 60-529
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Ceramic Bonded Solid-Film Lubricants

Author(s): Lavik, M. T.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-530 Part II
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Studies On The Protective Ultraviolet, Absorbers In A High Vacuum Enviromnent. II.

Author(s): Schmitt, Richard G.
Corporate Author: American Cyanamid Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-704
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Study of Hypersonic Aerodynamic Decelerators Incorporating Lift

Author(s): Hill, Jaques A. F.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology Naval Supersonic Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-706
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The Preparation Of Mono- And Di-Substitution Products Of Trichloro-S-Triazine By Replacement Of Chlorine By Trialkysilylphenyl

Author(s): Post, Howard W.
Corporate Author: University of Buffalo
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-737 Part I
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Study Of A Drag Brake Satellite Recovery System, Results of Phase I


Corporate Author: Avco-Everett Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Dyna-Soar Systems Project Office
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-775
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Six-Degree-Of-Freedom Flight-Path Study Generalized Computer Program

Author(s): Brown, Robert C.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-781 Part I
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Control Requirements For Space Space Vehicles: Two-Impulse Orbit Transfers And Desaturation Of Reaction Wheels By Eccentrically Oriented Thrust

Author(s): Schwartz, Lawrence
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-840
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Circuit Classification And Evaluation

Author(s): Warr, R. E.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Operational Support Engineering Division
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-848
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