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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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Development Of Columbium-Base Alloys

Author(s): Begley, Richard T.; Buckman, R. William; Godshall, John L.; Stickler
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp Pittsburgh PA
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-344 Part 7
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XLI - Survey And Analytical Representation Of The Measurement Of the Specific Heat Of Graphite

Author(s): G. B. Spence
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 41
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XVI - An Elctron Spin Resonance Study Of Thermal Decomposition Reactions Of Organic Compounds

Author(s): L. S. Singer And I. C. Lewis
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 16
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XIX - Thermal Stresses In Anisotropic Hollow Cylinders

Author(s): Tu-Lung Weng
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 19
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XX - The Electric And Magnetic Properties Of Pyrolytic Graphite

Author(s): G. Wagoner, B. H. Eckstein
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 20
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXI - Carbon Arc Image Furnace Studies Of Graphite

Author(s): M. R. Null and W. W. Lozier
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 21
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXIV - The thermal Expansion Of Ghaphite In The Co-Direction

Author(s): C. E. Lowell
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 24
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXVII - Carbonization Studies Of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Author(s): I. C. Lewis And T. Edstrom
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 27
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXIX - Diamagnetic Susceptibility Of Graphite By The Faraday Method

Author(s): D. E. Soule and C. W. Nezbeda
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 39
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: The Dissociation Energy Of The GroupIV-Group VI Molecules

Author(s): R. Colin, J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 10
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energies Of Gaseous InS, In2S and In2S2

Author(s): R. Colin, J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 12
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperature: Mass Spectrometric and Knudsen Cell Vaporization Studies Of 11b -Vib

Author(s): P. Goldfinger and M. Jeunehomme
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 18
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energy of The Molecules Sc2, Y2, La2 AND Yla

Author(s): G. Verhaegen, S. Smoes and J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 19
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperature: Correlation of Dissociation Energies Of Gaseous Molecules And Of Heats Of Vaporization Heteronuclear Diatomic Molecules

Author(s): R. Colin, P. Goldfinger
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 11
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Study Of The Systems Boron-Carbon and Boron-Carbon-Silicon

Author(s): G Verhaegen, F.E. Stafford and J. Dowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 13
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: High Temperature Vaporization Studies

Author(s): J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 14
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: The Dissociation Energies Of Group IV-Group VI Molecules

Author(s): J. Drowart and R. Colin
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 15
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Research And Development On High-Pressure-High Temperature Metallurgy

Author(s): Kulin, S.A.; Kaufman, L.; Harvey, J.S.; Radcliffe, S.V.; Clougherty, F.
Corporate Author: Manlabs Inc Cambridge Mass
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-893 Part 3
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Development of Ultrasonic Techniques for Defect Evaluation

Author(s): J. B. Ramsey, W. H. Rowe
Corporate Author: Automation Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-8
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Thermal Diffusivity Measurements on Metals and Ceramics at High Temperatures

Author(s): R. L. Rudkin, W. J. Parker, R. J. Jenkins
Corporate Author: U. S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Operational Support Engineering
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-24
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Investigation Into the Tungsten-Rich Regions of the Binary Systems Tungsten-Carbon, Tungsten-Boron and Tungsten-Beryllium, Part II.

Author(s): H. J. Goldschmidt, E. A. Catherall, W. M. Ham and D. A. Oliver
Corporate Author: The B.S.A. Group Research Centre
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-25 Part 2
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Theory of the Thermal Conductivity of Metals, Alloys, and Semiconductors, Part II.

Author(s): John R. Madigan
Corporate Author: Borg-Warner Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-74 Part 2
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Inorganic Films for Solar Energy Absorption. Part II.

Author(s): Robert C. Langley, James S. Hill and Henry J. Albert
Corporate Author: Engelhard Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-92 Part 2
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Study of a Sonic Load Recorder, Volume II.

Author(s): P. W. Smith, Jr., E. A. Starr, C. W. Dietrich, D. U. Noiseux
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-165 Volume 2
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Ultrasonic Methods in the Study of Fatigue and Deformation in Single Crystals of Aluminum and Sodium Chloride

Author(s): Bruce Chick, Akira Hikata, George Anderson, William Findley, Charles Elbaum, Rohn Truell
Corporate Author: Brown University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-186
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Kinetics of Oxidation of Refractory Metals and Alloys at 1000 Degrees - 2000 Degrees C, Part II.

Author(s): J. B. Berkowitz-Mattuck
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-203 Part 2
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program, Part II.

Author(s): L. A. McClaine
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-204 Part 2
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The Role Of The Grain Boundary In The Deformation Of Ceramic Materials, Part II.

Author(s): G. T. Murray and A. J. Mountvala
Corporate Author: Materials Research Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-225 Part 2
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Applied Research to Establish Infared Detection Methods for Nondestructive Analysis of Metallic and Ceramic Structures

Author(s): Dale R. Maley
Corporate Author: Automation Industries, Incorporated
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-385
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Dislocation Mobility and Pinning in Hard Materials Through Internal Friction Studies

Author(s): P. D. Southgate
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-431
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Research and Development on the Effects of High Pressure on Various Elements and Binary Alloys. Part I. Effect of Pressure on the Austenite to Pearlite Reaction

Author(s): J. E. Hillard
Corporate Author: General Electric, Co.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-479 Part I
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Electrical Conductors at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Nicholas Fuschillo and Russel A. Lindberg
Corporate Author: Melpar, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-481
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Electrical And Electronic Properties Of Materials Information Retrieval Program, Part II.

Author(s): H. Thayne Johnson, Donald L. Grigsby and Dana H. Johnson
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-539 Part 2
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Investigation of Materials for Mechanical Transmission of Deflections at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Joseph S. Islinger and Edward L. McDowell
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Engineering Test
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-834
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Optimization of Lifting Re-Entry Vehicles

Author(s): Wilbur L. Hankey, Jr., Ph. D.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: X-20 (Dyhna-Soar) Engineering Office
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1102
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Field Ion Microscopy of Iron Whiskers, Part II.

Author(s): Edwin W. Muller and Osamu Nishikawa
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-138 Part 2
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Analytical and Experimental Investigation of Coated Metal Fabric Expandable Structures for Aerospace Applications

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-542
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Investigation of a Close Tolerance Pyrotechnic Metallic Delay Element

Author(s): W. R. Peterson
Corporate Author: Frankford Arsenal
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-563
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Mechanical Properties of Wrought Tungsten, Volume I.

Author(s): H. Leggett and H. Parechanian
Corporate Author: The Hughes Tool Co.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-585 Volume 1
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Mechanical Properties of Wrought Tungsten, Volume II.

Author(s): C. A. Drury, R. C. Kay, A. Bennett and M. J. Albom
Corporate Author: The Marquardt Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-585 Volume 2
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Improved Methods for Welding Age Hardenable High Temperature Alloys

Author(s): B. S. Blum, P. Shaw and A. Wickesser
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-601
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Materials Analytical Research

Author(s): Michael Hoch
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-620
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Low Frequency Instabilities of Free Systems

Author(s): Robert G. Schwendler and Jack H. Hill
Corporate Author: Computer Engineering Associates
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-655
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Application of Aerodynamic Lift in Accomplishing Orbital Plane Change

Author(s): Ronald N. Bell, 1/Lt, USAF and Wilbur L. Hankey, Jr., Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-693
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Comparison of Approaches for Sonic Fatigue Prevention

Author(s): Maurice J. Cote
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-704
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Development of High-Strength, Elevated-Temperature, Corrosion-Resistant Steel

Author(s): A. Kasak, V. K. Chandhok, J. H. Moll, and E. J. Dulis
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company of America
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-766
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Effects of Thermal-Mechanical Processing Variables on Short-Time 3000 Degrees F Tensile Properties of Tungsten + 0.6 Percent Columbium Alloy

Author(s): Vincent DePierre and George Saul
Corporate Author: AF Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-782
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Joining of Refractory Metal Foils, Part I.

Author(s): J. W. Welty, P. J. Valdez, C. E. Smeltzer, Jr., and C. P. Davis
Corporate Author: International Harvester Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-799 Part 1
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Development of a Solid State Electrical Distribution System

Author(s): R. N. Stock and R. W. Powell
Corporate Author: Alexandria Division American Machine and Foundry Company
Laboratory: AF Aero-Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-805
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Determination of Thermal and Mechanical Loadings on Aerospace Vehicles, Volume I.

Author(s): Makemson, Richard L. and Beaumont, Saul S.
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-852 Volume 1
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