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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23 reports

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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Analytical Study Of Approximate Longitudinal Transfer Functions For A Flexible Airframe

Author(s): Pearce, B.F.; Johnson, W.A.; Siskind, R.K.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology Inc Inglewood Calif
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-279
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Research and Feasibility Study of Control Logic Techniques for Space Vehicle Attitude Controls

Author(s): L. R. Fenzel; K. C. Nichol; L. R. Wood
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-76
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Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and its Effects on Aerodynamic Control Characteristics

Author(s): Douglas E. Abbott; Maurice Holt; Jack N. Nielsen
Corporate Author: Itek Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-963
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Hypersonic Flow Theories for Predicting Pressures on Blunt Two-Dimensional and on Conical Shapes

Author(s): Richard A. Scheuing; Robert E. Melnik; John W. Brook; Wallace D. Hayes; Coleman duP. Donaldson; Rofer D. Sullivan
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation; Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-167
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Design Techniques and Laboratory Development of an Electrical Primary Flight control System

Author(s): V. C. Sethre; R. E. Schenbeck; R. L. Kerber; J. A. Rassi; R. L. Fowler
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-46
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A Review of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman; Richard A. Oman; Stavros A. Hartofilis; Lawrence H. Meckler; William J. Evans; Daniel Weiss
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-168
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An Investigation of Magnetohydrodynamic Principles Applicable to Flight Control

Author(s): William B. Ericson; Algirdas Maciulaitis; Frank A. Spagnolo; Albert L. Loeffler; Richarde A. Scheuing; Harold B. Hopkins
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-649
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Study of Electrically Produced Strain for Control Purposes

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Bendix Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-621
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Operating Points, Particle Dynamics, and Coordinate Systems for Aerospace Vehicle Stability and Control

Author(s): Duane T. McRuer; Irving Ashkenas
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TR 61-668
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Fundamental Study of Adaptive Control Systems

Author(s): R. E. Kalman; T. S. Englar; R. S. Bucy
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TR 61-27 Volume 1
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Single-Axis Attitude Regulation of Extra-Atmospheric Vehicles

Author(s): R. A. Peters; V. J. Kovacevich; Dunstan Graham
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TR 61-129
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Theoretical Prediction of Pressures in Hypersonic Flow with Special Referencce to Configurations Having Attached Leading Edges Shock: Part II. Experimental Pressure Measurements at Mach 5 and 8

Author(s): Harold R. Mead; Frank Koch
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-60 Part 2
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Automatic Landing System Study: Part II. Results of Ground Equipment and Data Transmission Studies

Author(s): R. Wilkie; C. Smearmon; R. Cope
Corporate Author: Bendix Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TR 61-114 Part 2
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Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control: Part II - Volume I Elastic Response Determinations for Severely Heated Wings

Author(s): Richard H. Gallagher: Rolland D. Huff
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Co.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-287 Part 2 Volume 1
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Basic Research and Development in Fluid Power Control

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TR 61-349
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Study and Development of an Electric Side Stick Controller for Aerospace Vehicles

Author(s): Harry C. Graves; A. James Bailey; David L. Mellen
Corporate Author: Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-603
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Optimum Structural Representation in Aeroelastic Analyses

Author(s): Robert G. Schwendler; Richard H. MacNeal
Corporate Author: Computer Engineering Associates
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TR 61-680
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves - Part 8 Valve Performance Evaluation Investigation Of Oil Contamination Effects, And Nuclear Radiation Effects Testing

Author(s): Kinney, Wayne L.; Dick, George H.
Corporate Author: Cook Technological Center
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 8
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The Effects of Body Camber on Body Pressure Distributions and Wing Forces for Mach Numbers from 2.0 to 7.6: Part I: Experimental Data

Author(s): F. H. Durgin & W. C. Noz, Jr.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Naval Supersonic Facility
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Report Number: ASD TR 61-295 Part I
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Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Some New Longitudinal Handling Qualities Parameters

Author(s): Henry R. Jex and Charles H. Cromwell III
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-26
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Handling Qualities in Single-Loop Roll Tracking Tasks: Theory and Simulator Experiments

Author(s): T. S. Durand and H. R. Jex
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-507
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Investigation of Sampled Data Models of the Human Operator in a Control System

Author(s): Bekey, George A.
Corporate Author: California Univ Los Angeles
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-36
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