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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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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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Development of an Analog Multiplier, Based on the Hall Effect


Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-50
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Research On Linear Boron-Nitrogen Polymers

Author(s): Lappert, Machiel F.
Corporate Author: Manchester College of Science and Technology
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-941 Part 2
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of Poly(Phenylene)Tri Azoles And Related Polymers

Author(s): Lilyquist, M. R.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-485 Part 2
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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
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-382 Part 6
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Proceedings Of Retardation And Recovery Symposium


Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-329
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Development Of HT-1 Materials For Personnel Parachute Packs And Harnesses

Author(s): Neff, Russell J.
Corporate Author: Phoenix Trimming Company
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-312
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Copolymerization Of Divinyl Benzene With Monovinyl Monomers

Author(s): Gibbs, William E.
Corporate Author: Noise Reduction Panel
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-639
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Thermogravimetry Of Plastics Part 1: Empirical Homogeneous Kinetics

Author(s): Farmer, Rex W.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1043 Part 1
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Analytical And Experimental Study Of The Mechanisms Of Monofilament Fiber Friction. Part I. A Mathematical Model For Adhesion Mechanism And A General Equation Relating Fiber Friction To Normal Load.

Author(s): Whitney, James M.
Corporate Author: Research and Technology Division
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4127 Part 1
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Performance of and Design Criteria for Deployable Aerodynamic Decelerators


Corporate Author: American Power Jet Company
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-579
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Synthesis and Evaluation of Thermally Stable Polymers, Part I. Polymer Synthesis. Part II. Polymer Evaluation

Author(s): Brown, G. P.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: WADD TR 61-255 Part 3
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Thermally Stable Perfluorinated Polymers

Author(s): Brown, Henry C.
Corporate Author: University of Florida
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADC TR 59-272 Part 5
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Structural Design for Acoustic Fatigue


Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-820
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An Exploratory Investigation of the Effects of Ionization on the Flow and Heat Transfer with a Dense Gas

Author(s): Velkoff, Henry R.
Corporate Author: AF Aero-Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Aero-Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-842
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An Analysis of the Effect of Ionization on the Laminar Flow of a Dense Gas in a Channel

Author(s): Velkoff, Henry R.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4009
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State of the Art for V/STO Control Display


Corporate Author: Lear Siegler, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4167
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Aerospace Structural Metals Handbook: Volume I: Ferrous Alloys

Author(s): Sessler, J. G.
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD-TDR-63-741 Vol. I Supplement I
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Static Aerodynamic Characteristics at Mach 5 and 8 of an Aerodynamically Controllable Winged Re-Entry Configuration. Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Meckler, Lawrence
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-10
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Emergency Life Sustaining System For Spacecraft

Author(s): Seeler, Henry W.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-82
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Vacuum Arc Melting Of Experimental Refractory Metals

Author(s): Inouye, S.
Corporate Author: Air Force Rocket Propulsion Lab Edwards AFB Calif
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4089
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Design Criteria For Ground-Induced Dynamic Loads

Author(s): Hahn, Edward E.
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4139 Volume 1
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Design Criteria For Ground-Induced Dynamic Loads

Author(s): Hahn, Edward E.
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4139 Volume 2
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Cycle Dependent Deformation Behavior Of Closepacked Metals

Author(s): Feltner, C. E.
Corporate Author: Illinois Univ Urbana
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4149
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Annotated Bibliography On Solid State Optical And Infrared Maser Materials (A Summary Of Abstracts From Current Literature Up To December 1961)

Author(s): Feldmann, Dieter
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1026
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Evaluation Of Tensile Data For Brittle Materials Obtained With Gas Bearing Concentricity

Author(s): Pears, C.D.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Inst Birmingham Ala
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-245
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Spark Source Mass Spectrometry Of Organic Compounds

Author(s): Hodgson, F.Neil
Corporate Author: Monsanto Research Corp Dayton Ohio
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-383
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Some Aspects of Energy Transfer in the Electrode and Settling Sections of an Arc-Heated Wind Tunnel

Author(s): Carden, William H.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-72
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An Analysis of Initial Static Pressure Probe Measurements in a Low-Density Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel

Author(s): Boylan, David E.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-94
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Nozzle Control System for a 40 by 40 Inch Supersonic Wind Tunnel

Author(s): Wells, C. B.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-129
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Charts of Sphere Stagnation Heat-Transfer Rate in Air and Nitrogen at High Temperatures

Author(s): Lewis, Clark H.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-139
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Flows Ahead of Ramps Part III: Mach 8 Pressure Data for Flows Ahead of Ramps: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-679 Part 3
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Hypersonic Flows over Expansion Corners and Ahead of Ramps Part II: Mach 5 Pressure Data for Flows Ahead of Ramps: :Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-679 Part 2
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Hypersonic Flows over Expansion Corners and Ahead of Ramps Part I: Mach 5 and 8 Data for Expansion Corner Flows: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-679 Part 1
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Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control Part I. Hypersonic Aerodynamics

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-287 Part 1
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Beryllium Research and Development Program. Volume II.

Author(s): Gelles, S. H.
Corporate Author: Nuclear Metals, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-509 Volume 2
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Atmospheric Control Systems For Space Vehicles. Part I.

Author(s): Rousseau, J.
Corporate Author: AiResearch Manufacturing Company
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-527 Part 1
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Outline of an Algebra of Stochastic Quantities

Author(s): Weilbull, Waloddi
Corporate Author: The European Office, Office of Aerospace Research, La Rosiaz
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-63
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NB-66B High Altitude Gust Survey Technical Analysis, Volume I.

Author(s): Strom, J. A.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-145 Volume 1
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NB-66B High Altitude Gust Survey Power Spectra, Volume II.

Author(s): Strom, J. A.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-145 Volume 2
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NB-66B High Altitude Gust Survey Time Series, Volume III.

Author(s): Strom, J. A.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-145 Volume 3
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Symposium on the Role of Substructure in the Mechanical Behavior of Metals

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-324
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Investigation of the Distribution of Tension in Notched Construction Elements

Author(s): Neuber, Ing. H.
Corporate Author: Technische Hochschule
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-361
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Acoustic Emission Under Applied Stress, Part I.

Author(s): Schofield, B. H.
Corporate Author: Lessells and Associates, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-509 Part 1
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Investigation of the Distribution of Tensile and Bending Stresses in Notched Flat Bars

Author(s): Neuber, Ing. H.
Corporate Author: Institute for Technical Mechanics
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-515
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Life Support Systems Evaluator Construction Techniques

Author(s): Mickelson, William F.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-43
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Fixed-Base Simulator Investigation of the Effect of L (sub alpha) and True Speed on Pilot Opinion of Longitudinal Flying Qualities

Author(s): Chalk, Charles R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-399
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Aspects of Reliability Under Conditions of Elevated Temperature Creep and Fatigue

Author(s): Freudenthal, A. M.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-267
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Fiber-Reinforced Metals and Alloys

Author(s): Parikh, N. M.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1963-01-04
AD Number: AD0293259
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Analytical Investigation of Combustion Instability in Solid Propellant Rockets

Author(s): Schuyler, F. L.
Corporate Author: IIT Research Inst.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
AD Number:
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