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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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136 reports

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

Author(s): J. J. Vorachek; F. Milhoan
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): F. M. Milhoan; J. J. Vorachek; J. D'Allura
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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Structural Safety Under Conditions of Ultimate Load Failure and Fatigue

Author(s): A. M. Freudenthal, M. Shinozuka
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: WADD TR 61-177
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Evaluation Of BUNA-N (NBR) Gaskets In Prototype Applications Under Gamma Flux

Author(s): John A. Parker , Denver Hale
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): D. F. Turner, R. S. Brown, W. E. Snyder
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-470 Part 1
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Research And Development On High-pressure-high-temperature Metallurgy

Author(s): L. Kaufman, S. V. Radcliffe
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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Study of Hypersonic Aerodynamic Decelerators Incorporating Lift

Author(s): Jaques A. F. Hill
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-706
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The Downstream Influence Of Mass Transfer At The Nose Of A Slender Cone

Author(s): Robert J. Cresci And Paul A. Libby
Corporate Author: Polytechnic Institute Of Brooklyn
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-892
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Feasibility To Determine Practicability Of Providing Mockup Improvements

Author(s): W. F. Lowe, C. C. Calvin, L. E. Doughty
Corporate Author: Chance Vought Aircraft, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-579
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Investigation Of High Emittance Coatings To Extend The Mach Number Range Of Application Of Structural Materials

Author(s): Anthony Gravina, Milton Katz
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-102
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Elevated Temperature Dynamic Elastic Moduli Of Various Metallic Materials

Author(s): W. H. Hill, K. D. Shimmin
Corporate Author: Metals and Ceramics Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-438
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Investigation Of Intermetallic Compound For Very High Temperature Applications

Author(s): Jonathan Booker, Robert M. Paine, A. James Stonehouse
Corporate Author: Brush Beryllium Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-889
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Physical Metallurgy Of Tungsten And Tungsten Base Alloys

Author(s): Heinz G. Sell, George H. Keith
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TR 60-37 Part 2
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Substructure And Mechanical Properties Of Refractory Metals

Author(s): B. S. Lement, D. A. Thomas
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADD TR 61-181
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Admittance Techniques In high Speed Flutter Model Testing. Part I. Experimental Results

Author(s): Gifford W, Asher And Roy K. Watanabe
Corporate Author: Boeing Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 61-31 Part 1
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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, H. Henry Nakamura
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADC TR 59-300 Part 3
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Automatic Runway Profile Measuring Instrumentation And Runway Properties. Part II: Equipment Trials


Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-470 Part 2
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Short-Term Inhalation Exposures Of Rodents To Pentaborane-9

Author(s): Weir, Francis W.; Bath, Dale W.; Weeks, Maurice H.
Corporate Author: Chemical Research And Development Labs Edgewood Arsenal MD
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-663
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Colorimetric Determination For 1,1-Dimethylhydrazine In Air, Blood, And Water

Author(s): Pinkerton, Mildred K.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-708
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Human Performance As A Function Of The Work-Rest Ratio During Prolonged Confinement

Author(s): Adams, Oscar S.; Chiles, W. Dean
Corporate Author: Lockheed Aircraft Corp Marietta Ga
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: ASD TR 61-720
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Spacecrew Training: A Review Of Progress And Prospects

Author(s): Eckstrand, Gordon A.; Rockway, Marty R.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-721
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Analysis And Design Of An Electron Gun-Molecular Beam Instrument For Use In Free Radical Studies

Author(s): Charles, Michael P.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TN 60-251
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Linearized Dynamics Of Rotating Aerospace Vehicles With Internal Angular Momenta

Author(s): McRuer, Duane T.; Wolkovitch, Julian
Corporate Author: Systems Technology Inc Inglewood Calif
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: ASD TN 61-63
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Description and Performance Evaluation of the Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories' Vertical Accelerator

Author(s): R. D. Lowry and W. M. Wolff
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-743
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A Study of Reliability of Flight-Vehicle Fire-Protective Equipment

Author(s): H. Cary, J. L. Easterday, D. L. Farrar, A. E. Weller, L. H. Stember, Jr.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-65
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Investigation Of The Stoichiometric And Structural Variables Which Affect Conductivity In Ferromagnetic Ceramic Materials For Use In Magnetic Circuits

Author(s): Horn, F.H.
Corporate Author: General Electric Co Schenectady N Y
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-421
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Weightlessness And Performance. A Review Of The Literature

Author(s): Loftus, J.P.; Hammer, Lois Reel
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-166
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Reflected Energy From A Point Source To A Plane Receiver, Both Source And Receiver Located Between Two Lambert Planes

Author(s): Schmall, Robert A.
Corporate Author: Dayton Univ Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-282
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Effects Of Simulated Weightlessness Upon Positioning Responses

Author(s): Kama, William N.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-555
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Study of a Propulsion Fluid System for an Aerospace Plane Thermodynamic Properties of Oxygen-Nitrogen Mixtures and Air

Author(s): Wilbers, O. J.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics San Diego Ca Convair Div
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-699 Volume 1 Part 2
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Lineal Inclination In Encoding Information Symbolically On Cathode Ray Tubes And Similar Displays

Author(s): Alluisi, Earl A.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Research Foundation Columbus Lab Of Aviation Psychology
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-741
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Survey Of Checkout Equipment Used In Air Force Weapon Systems, With Emphasis On The Man-Machine Relationship

Author(s): Pope, Louis T.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: ASD TN 61-38
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Winds and Circulations in the Mesosphere

Author(s): Thomas J. Keegan
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: AFCRL 244
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Radiation Studies from Nuclear Emulsions and Metallic Components Recovered from Polar Satellite Orbits

Author(s): Herman Yagoda
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: AFCRL 285
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Proceedings of the Third Annual Arctic Planning Session, November 1960

Author(s): George P. Rigsby and Vivian C. Bushnell
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: AFCRL 436
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Instability and Vertical Motions in the Jet Stream

Author(s): Joachim P. Knuettner and George S. McLean
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: AFCRL 473
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A Study of Sacramento Peak Flares, I: Distribution, Areas, and Growth Curves

Author(s): Henry J. Smith
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: AFCRL 600
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A Study of Sacramento Peak Flares, III. Sympathetic Flares

Author(s): H. J. Smith
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: AFCRL 472(III)
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New Vacuum Ultraviolet Emission Continua in the Rare Gases

Author(s): R. E. Huffman, W. W. Hunt, Y. Tanaka, R. L. Novak, J. C. Larrabee
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: AFCRL 663
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Biliography of Lunar and Planetary Research - 1960 (With Annotations)

Author(s): John W. Salisbury and Lynne T. Salisbury
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: AFCRL 684
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Meteorological Evaluation and Application of Rainfall Radioactivity Data

Author(s): Per B. Storeb
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: AFCRL 811
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Flight Information and Experimental Results of Inflatable Falling Sphere System for Measuring Upper Air Density

Author(s): G. A. Faucher, R. W. Procunier, C. N. Stark
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: AFCRL 685
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Maximum Winds and Missile Responses

Author(s): Henry A. Salmela and Arnold Court
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: AFCRL 810
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The Formation of Ions in the Upper Atmosphere

Author(s): Robert E. Huffman
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: AFCRL 851
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An Example of Chromospheric Striation Obscuration by a Great Flare

Author(s): Henry J. Smith and William D. Booton
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: AFCRL 834
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A Numerical Method for Computing Radiative Temperature Changes Near the Earth's Surface

Author(s): William P. Elliot, Capt. Donald W. Stevens
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: AFCRL 869
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Location of a Lunar Base

Author(s): John W. Salisbury and Charles F. Campen, Jr.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: AFCRL 870
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