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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Basic Mechanisms of Noncondensable Gas Cryotrapping


Corporate Author: General Technology Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-147
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Flow Characteristics of A 12-In. Intermittent Supersonic Tunnel

Author(s): Anderson, A.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-203
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The Shock Shape and Shock Detachment Distance for Spheres and Flat-Faced Bodies in Low-Density, Hypervelocity, Argon Flow

Author(s): Bailey, A. B.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-21
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Some Problems in Phenomenological Fracture Mechanics

Author(s): Bieniek, M. P.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-221
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Solid Solubility Limits of Y and Sc in the Elements W, Ta, Mo, Nb, and Cr

Author(s): Taylor, A.
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-204
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Research On Inorganic Polymer Systems.

Author(s): McCloskey, A. L.
Corporate Author: United States Borax Research Corporation
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4237
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Feasibility Study to Determine Whether Ultrasonic Techniques Can Be Used to Measure Mechanical Properties of Cast Polyurethanes Intended for Application as Solid Propellant Binders

Author(s): Murdoch, A. M.
Corporate Author: Automation Industries, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-886
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Development of High-Strength, Elevated-Temperature, Corrosion-Resistant Steel

Author(s): Kasak, A.
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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Development and Implementation of a Materials Information Processing System

Author(s): Belfour, Albert J.
Corporate Author: Belfour Engineering Co.
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-819
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Vibrational Nonequilibrium with Nitrogen in Low-Density Flow

Author(s): Lewis, Alexander D.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-31
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A Study of Laminar Heat Transfer to Spherically Blunted Cones and Hemisphere-Cylinders at Hypersonic Conitions

Author(s): Griffith, B. J.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-102
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The University of Southampton Random Siren Facility

Author(s): Clarkson, B. L.
Corporate Author: Southampton University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-91
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Improved Methods for Welding Age Hardenable High Temperature Alloys

Author(s): Blum, B. S.
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-601
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Research and Application Engineering to Determine the Effect of Processing Variables on Crack Propagation of High-Strength Steels and Titanium

Author(s): Banerjee, B. R.
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company of America
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1034 Part 1
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Response Of A Model Structure To Noise. Part II. Curved Panel

Author(s): Clarkson, B. L.
Corporate Author: University of Southampton
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-706 Part 2
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Some Specialized Attachments For The Siemens X-Ray Diffractometer

Author(s): Renton, John J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-469
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Boundary-Layer Characteristics at Mac Numbers 2 through 5 in the Test Section of the 12-Inch Supersonic Tunnel

Author(s): Bell. D. R.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: AEDC TDR 63-192
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Metallography Of Dispersion Hardened Alloys And Its Relation To Creep Resistance

Author(s): Brammar, I. S.
Corporate Author: Aeon Labs Egham (England)
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-343 Part 1
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Supersonic Hydrogen Combustion Studies

Author(s): Burnett, Duane R.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Aerodynamics Division
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-196
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Method Of Determining Effects Of Heat Conduction In Leading Edge Of Wind Tunnel Models

Author(s): Miller, Linn E.
Corporate Author: Research And Technology Div Bolling AFB D C
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4035
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Evaluation of Elastomers as O-Ring Seals for Liquid Rocket Fuel and Oxidizer Systems

Author(s): Bellanca, Carmen L.
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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Mechanical Properties of Wrought Tungsten, Volume II.

Author(s): Drury, C. A.
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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