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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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Cyclic Strain Accumulation Under Complex Multiaxial Loading

Author(s): Moyar, G. J.; Sinclair, G. M.
Corporate Author: Illinois Univ At Urbana Fracture Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4120
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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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Telemetry Transducer Handbook

Author(s): Fisher, H. F., Jr
Corporate Author: Radiation Melbourne FL
Laboratory: AF Flight Dymanics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: WADD TR 61-67 Vol. I, Revision I
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Research On Workable Refractory Alloys Of Tungsten, Tantalum, Molybdenum, And Columbium

Author(s): Westgren R. C.; Thompson, V. R.; Petersen, V. C.
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company Of America
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-134 Part 2
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Bibliography: The Magnetic Suspension of Wind Tunnel Models

Author(s): P. L. Clemens and A. H. Cortner
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-20
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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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Investigation of Boundary-Layer Transition on Swept Wings at Mach Numbers 2.5 to 5

Author(s): S. R. Pate; R. E. Brillhart
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-109
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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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Variable Reluctance Pressure Transducer Development

Author(s): W. E. Smotherman; W. V. Maddox
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-135
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Empirical Equations for the Thermodynamic Properties of Air and Nitrogen to 15,000 K

Author(s): Lewis, Clark H.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-138
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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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Mollier Diagram for Air

Author(s): Wanda J. Little
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-190
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Low-Density Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel Diffuser Performance

Author(s): M. W. Milligan; J. F. Bailey
Corporate Author: University of Tennessee
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-30
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Pressure Distribution and Flow Visualization Tests of a 1.5 Elliptic Cone at Mach 10

Author(s): R. L. Palko; A. D. Ray
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-163
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Tables of Thermodynamic Properties of Air in Chemical Equilibrium Including Second Virial Corrections from 1500 K to 15,000 K

Author(s): Joseph Hilsenrath; Max Klein
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-161
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Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Arc Plasma-Generation Technology. Part II: Applied Research on Electric Arc Phenomena. Volume 2: Arc Column Theory, Electrode Materials Behavior, and Magnetic Field Arc Discharge Interaction

Author(s): R. R. John, W. L. Bade, M. M. Chen, H. DeBolt, T. W. Gibbs, H. Hoercher, R. W. Liebermann, P. Neurath, and J. Yos
Corporate Author: Avco Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-729 Part 2 Volume 2
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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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Functional Capability of Neuromime Networks for Use in Attitude Stabilization Systems

Author(s): R. J. Lee; R. F. Snyder
Corporate Author: Adaptronics, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-549
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Pressure Distributions and Oil Film Photographs for Mach 5 Flows Past Fins Mounted on a Flat Plate: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-755
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Wind, wind Shear, and Gust design Criteria for Vertically-Rising Vehicles as Recommended on the Basis of Wind Data from Eleven United States and Foreign Locations

Author(s): L. L. Mazzola; J. Putukian; E. S. Criscione; N. P. Hobbs
Corporate Author: AviDyne Research, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-908
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements at Mach 5 and 8 for a Fin-Flat Plate Model: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonice Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman; Lawrence Meckler
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-235
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Research and Study of Analytical Techniques for Predicting Reliability of Flight-Control Systems

Author(s): L.H. Stember; D. G. Mark; R. E. Mesloh; A. A. Putnam
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-287
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Investigation of Techniques for Predicting the Development Cost and Development Time of Automatic Flight Control Systems

Author(s): R. A. Courtney; H. M. Dye; R. L. Erler; C. P. Martin; F. C. Reed; H. T. Spiro; D. E. Johnston
Corporate Author: Planning Research Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-751
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Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control: Part III: Hypersonic Aeroelasticity

Author(s): Joseph Padlog; Vincent W. Donato; James R. Batt
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-287 Part 3
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Demonstration of the Application of Majority Logic for Increased Reliability in Automatic Flight Control Systems

Author(s): R. M. Derby; J. J. Fleck
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-275
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A Study of Time-Based Methods of Analysis in Cockpit Design

Author(s): Lewis F. Hanes; Malcolm L. Ritchie; John H. Kearns
Corporate Author: Ritchie and Associates; Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-289
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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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Investigation of a Method for the Prediction of Vibratory Response and Stress in Typical Flight Vehicle Structure

Author(s): W. H. Roberts; P. E. Finwall; R. W. White; K. E. Eldred
Corporate Author: Northup Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-801
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Beryllium Research and Development Program. Volume II.

Author(s): S. H. Gelles
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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Studies of Noise Simulation with Substitute Gas Jets and the Effect of Vehicle Motion on Jet Noise

Author(s): Walter V. Morgan and Kenneth J. Young
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-787
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Bibliography of Vacuum Ultarviolet Spectroscopy

Author(s): Robert C. Hirt and Richard G. Schmitt
Corporate Author: American Cyanamid Company
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-915
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Fracture Processes in Germanium

Author(s): O. W. Johnson, N. Farb, and P. Gibbs
Corporate Author: University of Utah
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1029
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Development of Design Criteria for a Dry Film Lubricated Bearing System

Author(s): M. E. Campbell and J. W. Van Wyk
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1057
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Studies of Hydrogen and Oxygen Evolution and the Inluence of Absorbed Substances

Author(s): L. Kandler, H. Bickl, H. Feigl, and E. Hausler
Corporate Author: Technische Hochschule
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1067
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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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Contaminant Freeze-Out In Heat Exchangers. Volume III - Contaminant Freeze-Out Test Data

Author(s): R. B. Hinkley, J. C. Burke, F. E. Ruccia, R. P. Berthiaume, R. C. Reid, E. M. Drake, I. W. Dingwell, M. E. Weber
Corporate Author: Arthur D Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-508 Volume 3
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