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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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231 reports

A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Junie J. Banks; Donna J. Tate
Corporate Author: Technical Documentary Report No. WADC-TR-53-373, Suppl. 8
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 8
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Nuclear Radiation Resistant Polymers And Polymeric Compounds

Author(s): Born, John W.
Corporate Author: Goodrich (B F) Co Brecksville Oh
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-58 Part 7
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Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Matthew J. Kerper
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Gaithersburg MD
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 Part 7
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Investigation Of Elastic And Thermal Properties Of Carbon-base-bodies

Author(s): Stanislaw Mrozowski
Corporate Author: Carbon Research Laboratory, University Of Buffalo
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-360 Part 4
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Investigation Of Creep Buckling Of Columns And Plates. Part V: Theory Of Creep Buckling Of Perfect Plates And Shells

Author(s): George Gerard
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 5
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Friction and Wear at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Rabinowicz, Ernest; Imai, Masaya
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Inst Of Tech Cambridge Surface Lab
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-603 Part 3
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The Vaporization and Physical Properties Of Certain Refractiories, Part 2 Experimental Studies

Author(s): A. A. Hasapis, M. B. Panish, C. Rosen, A. J. Melveger, L. Reif
Corporate Author: The Research of Advanced Development Division, Avco Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-463 Part 2
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Effect Of Basic Physical Parameters On Engineering Properties Of Intermetallics

Author(s): J. H. Westbrook, D. L. Wood
Corporate Author: General Electric Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-184 Part 3
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Thermo-Structural Analysis Manual

Author(s): Switzky, H.; Forray, M.J.; Newman, M.
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corp Farmingdale N Y
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-517 Volume 1
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Thermal Properties Of Refractory Materials

Author(s): J.A. Cape and R.E. Taylor
Corporate Author: Atomics International, Canoga Park, Calif.
Laboratory: Directotare of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: WADD TR 60-581 Part 2
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Factors Affecting Thermal Shock Resistance Of Polyphase Ceramic Bodies

Author(s): P.T.B.Shaffer And D.P.H.Hasselman
Corporate Author: The Carborundum Company, Research and Development Division, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-749 Part 2
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Research Study To Determine The Phase Equilibrium Relations Of Selected Metal Carbides At High Temperatures

Author(s): R. V. Sara, R. T. Dolloff
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part 3
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Study Of Gaseous Species In The System Boron-Carbon

Author(s): G. Verhaegen, F.E. Stafford, M. Ackerman, J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 8
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Thermodynamic Study Of Tin And Lead Sulfide Using A Mass Spectrometer

Author(s): Reginald Colin and John Dowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 7
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Vaporization of Compounds and Alloys at High Temperatures: On The Existance of Gaseous Sulphides Of The Transition Elements

Author(s): R. Colin, P. Goldfinger, M. Jeunehomme
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 4
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Impurity Atom-Dislocation Interactions and Subsequent Effects on Mechanical Properties of Refractory Metals

Author(s): M. A. Adams, H. Nesor
Corporate Author: Materials Research Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-11
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Semiconductor Diode Performance in Nuclear Radiation Environments

Author(s): Harlan G. Hamre, Raymond C. Barrell, William N. McElroy
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Deputy Commander for Test and Support
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-12
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Study of a Sonic Load Recorder, Volume I.

Author(s): Jay H. Ball, Norman Doelling, Denis U. Noiseux, Edward A. Starr
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-165 Volume 1
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Investigation of Pressure Distributions Over Planar, Twisted, and Cambered Wings in a Hypersonic Shock Tunnel

Author(s): Harold B. Hopkins, Richard A. Scheuing, and Jarvis Leng
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-171
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program, Part I.

Author(s): L. A. McClaine
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-204 Part 1
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Physical and Mechanical Properties of Pressure Vessel Materials for Application in a Cryogenic Environment

Author(s): J. L. Christian
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Astronautics
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-258
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Determination Of Design Data For Heat Treated Titanium Alloy Sheet. Volume 1. Summary of Mechanical and Physical Property Data Collected, Including Tensile Creep and Fatigue

Author(s): P. J. Hughes
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-335 Volume 1
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Determination Of Design Data For Heat Treated Titanium Alloy Sheet. Volume 3. Tables of Data Collected

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-335 Volume 3
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Elevated Temperature Creep Properties of Four Martensitic High Strength Steels in Sheet Form

Author(s): V. F. Lardenoit
Corporate Author: New England Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-358
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A Feasibility Study of a Thionine Photogalvanic Power Generation System

Author(s): L. J. Miller
Corporate Author: Sundstrand Aviation-Denver Engineering and Testing Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-373
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Application of the NASA Kernel-Function Procedures to Generally Deforming Wings

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-409
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Observation of Magnetic Domains by Means of the Kerr Effect

Author(s): Axel M. Stoffel and Karl J. Strnat
Corporate Author: Electronic and Magnetic Materials Section, Physics Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-683
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Electrochemical Light Modulator

Author(s): Aitken, John F.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-29
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Transmission Of The Ocular Media

Author(s): Boettner, E. A.; Wolter, J. R.
Corporate Author: Michigan Univ Ann Arbor
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-34
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Design And Development Of A Photosynthetic Gas Exchanger

Author(s): Wallman, H.; Dodson, J. L.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Corp Groton Conn Electric Boat Div
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-37
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Environmental Pollution By Missile Propellants

Author(s): Heck, Walter W.; Bird, Luther S.
Corporate Author: Texas A And M Univ College Station
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-38
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Research On The Electrolysis Of Water Under Weightless Conditions

Author(s): Clifford, John E. Gates, James T.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus Ohio
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-44
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Dynacell And Focal Plane Concepts Of Phototropic Systems Application To Ophthalmic Nuclear Flash-Protective Devices

Author(s): Harries, Robert W.
Corporate Author: Polacoat Inc Blue Ash Ohio
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-46
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Effects Of Ionized Air On Decision Making And Vigilance Performance

Author(s): Chiles, W. Dean; Fox, Richard E.
Corporate Author: Physics Engineering Chemistry Corp Boulder Colo
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-51
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Literature Review Of Near Infrared Attenuating Media

Author(s): Coleman, Ralph A.; Donoian, Haig C.
Corporate Author: American Cyanamid Co Bound Brook N J
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-54
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Group Performance During Four-Hour Periods Of Confinement

Author(s): Alluisi, Earl A.; Hall, Thomas J.; Chiles, W. Dean
Corporate Author: Lockheed Aircraft Corp Marietta GA
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-70
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Visual Acuity In Relation To Body Orientation And G-Vector

Author(s): Pigg, Leroy D.; Kama, William N.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-74
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Working Bibliography On The Effects Of Motion On Human Performance

Author(s): Buckhout, Robert
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: MRL TDR 62-77
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Knowledge Of Results In A Monitoring Task

Author(s): Wiener, Earl L.
Corporate Author: Miami Univ Coral Gables Fla
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-82
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Space Radiation Guide

Author(s): Saylor, W.P.; Winer, D.E.
Corporate Author: American Machine And Foundry Co Alexandria Va Alexandria Div
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-86
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Calibration Of The Infrared Optometer

Author(s): Allen, Merrill J.
Corporate Author: Indiana Univ Bloomington
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-88
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Exploratory Investigation Of The Man Amplifier Concept

Author(s): Clark, D. C.; Deleys, N. J.; Matheis, C. W.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Oh
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-89
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Life Support Systems Evaluator Instrumentation

Author(s): Beson, E.E.; Dickey, M.P.
Corporate Author: Honeywell Inc Minneapolis Minn
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-90
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Research On Absorbing Infrared Rays With Plastics And Attenuating Infrared Rays With Coatings

Author(s): Susi, Peter V.; Donoian, Haig C.
Corporate Author: American Cyanamid Co Bound Brook N J
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-92
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Research On The Electrolysis Of Water With A Hydrogen-Diffusion Cathode To Be Used In A Rotating Cell

Author(s): Clifford, John; Faust, Charles
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus Ohio
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-94
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Effects Of Thermal Energy On Retinal Function

Author(s): Jacobson, Jerry Hart; Cooper, Blossom; Najac, Harold W.
Corporate Author: New York City Hospital N Y
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-96
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Techniques of Physiological Monitoring Volume I. Fundamentals

Author(s): Barbiere, Robert E.; Baldwin, Raymond C.
Corporate Author: RCA Service Co Camden N J
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-98 Volume 1
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Survey Of Remote Handling In Space

Author(s): Baker, D. Frederick
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-100
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Evaluation Of High-Pressure Oxygen Systems

Author(s): Baum, J. V.; Goobich, B.; Trainer, T. M.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus Ohio
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-102
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