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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Preparation and Characterization of Ultrapure Polystyrene Samples

Author(s): Thoms G. Fox; Donald P. Wyman
Corporate Author: Carnegie-Mellon University
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1110
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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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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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Determination Of Mechanical And Thermophysical Properties Of Coated Refractory And Superalloy Thin Sheet

Author(s): Root, D. C.; Savage, C. H.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation Inc Downey Calif
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4068
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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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Low Cycle Fatigue Design Data On Materials In A Multi-Axial Stress Field

Author(s): McClaren, S. W.; Best, J. H.
Corporate Author: Ling-Temco-Vought Inc Dallas Tex
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4094
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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