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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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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part X. The Dissociation Energy Of The Group IV - 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 X
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XII. 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 XII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperature Part XVIII. Mass Spectrometric and Knudsen Cell Vaporization Studies Of IIb -VIb Compounds

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 XVIII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XIX. 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 XIX
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperature Part XI. 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 XI
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XIII. Mass Spectrometric Study Of The Systems Boron-Carbon and Boron-Carbon-Silicon

Author(s): G Verhaegen, F.E. Stafford and 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 XIII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XIV. 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 XIV
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XV. 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 XV
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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., Tanner, L. E., Schatz, M., Bernstein, H., and Blackburn, L.
Corporate Author: ManLabs, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-893 Part 3
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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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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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Development and Flight Calibration of a Variable-Drag Device on a Variable Stability T-33 Airplane

Author(s): F. D. Newell; B. H. Dolbin; A. E. Schelhorn
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-910
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Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Arc Plasma-Generation Technology. Part II: Applied Research on Electric Arc Phenomena. Volume 1: A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Thermionic Arc Cathodes

Author(s): W. L. Bade and J. M. Yos
Corporate Author: Avco Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-729 Part 2 Volume 1
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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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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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Infrared Spectra Investigation of Para-Substituted Benzene Compounds

Author(s): R. J. Jakobsen
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-869
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Critical Survey of Mechanical Property Test-Methods for Brittle Materials

Author(s): William B. Shook
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-491
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Evaluation of Elastomers as O-Ring Seals for Liquid Rocket Fuel and Oxidizer Systems

Author(s): Carmen L. Bellanca; Ival O. Salyer; Jay C. Harris
Corporate Author: Monsanto Research Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-496
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Techniques of Physiological Monitoring Volume II. Components

Author(s): Richard Alnutt; Philip T. Weinberg; Robert E. Barbiere
Corporate Author: RCA Service Company
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-98 Volume 2
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The Recovery of Water from Urine by Membrane Electrodialysis

Author(s): Daniel L. Brown; Robert W. Lindstrom; J. D. Smith
Corporate Author: Ionics Inc.
Laboratory: Biomedical Labotarory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-30
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Analysis of Electrolysis Cell-Fuel Cell Method of Recovering Potable Water from Urine (Project ELF)

Author(s): William H. Tolliver
Corporate Author: General Electtic Company
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-32
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The Effect of UDMH Injection on Complex Avoidance Behavior in the Java Monkey

Author(s): Herbert H. Reynolds; Frederick H. Rohles; Vernon L. Carter; Henry W. Brunson; James R. Prime
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-39
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Effects of Decaborane on Brain Activity

Author(s): Jose M. Delgado
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-41
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Design Study of a Liquid Oxygen Converter for Use in Weightless Environments

Author(s): John M. Reynolds; Harry Y. Choi; Richard L. Mela; Mathew Hurwitz
Corporate Author: Dynatech Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-42
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Further Studies on the Short-Exposure Inhalation Toxicity of Pentaborane in Dogs

Author(s): Francis W. Weir; Van M. Seabaugh; Michael E. House; David G. Burke; Maurice H. Weeks
Corporate Author: Chemcial Research and Development Laboratories
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-47
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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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The Effects of Thermal Energy on Anterior Ocular Tissues

Author(s): Jerry Hart Jacobson; Blossom Cooper; Harold W. Najac; August Kohtiao
Corporate Author: New York Eye and Ear Inrfirmary
Laboratory: Biophysics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-53
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Research on the Chemical Composition and Digestibility of Algal Cell Walls

Author(s): Milton J. Becker; Alan M. Shefner
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-115
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Protein Nutritional Individuality

Author(s): Anthony A. Albanese
Corporate Author: Winifred Masterson Burke Relief Foundation
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-77
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Cathode-ray Tube Instrument Synthesis System

Author(s): R. N. Winner; A. Zilgalvis
Corporate Author: North American Aviation
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-84
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Phosphinoborine Polymers

Author(s): Ross I. Wagner; Anton B. Burg
Corporate Author: American Potash and Chemical Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-126 Part 7
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High Temperature Resistant, Flexible Fibrous Structural Materials Of New Glass Composition

Author(s): Edwards S. Cobb
Corporate Author: Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ML TDR 64-10
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Research On Linear Boron-Nitrogen Polymers

Author(s): Machiel F. Lappert
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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High Polymeric Materials

Author(s): T. Moeller; John C. Bailar
Corporate Author: University of Illinois
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-209 Part 2
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New And Improved Materials For Expandable Structures. Phase 4 High-Temperature Protective Study

Author(s): R. V. Kolarik; D. M. Marco
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aerospace Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-542 Part 5
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of Poly(Phenylene)Tri Azoles And Related Polymers

Author(s): M. R. Lilyquist; J. R. Holsten
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): Charles G. Overberger
Corporate Author: Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-382 Part 6
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