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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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A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division, Wright-Patterson AFB
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 10
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Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): M. J. Kerper; T. G. Scuderi; E. H. Eimer
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 Part 9
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Effect Of Basic Physical Parameters On Engineering Properties Of Intermetallics

Author(s): J. H. Westbrook, D. L. Wood, and H. E. Grenoble
Corporate Author: General Electric Research Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 60-184 Part 5
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energy Of The Molecules MgO, CaO, SrO and Sr2O

Author(s): John Drowart, G. Exsteen and G. Verhaegen
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 22
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Thermochemical Study Of The Germanium Oxides Using A Mass Spectrometer-The Dissociation Energy Of The Molecule GeO

Author(s): J. Drowart, F. Degreve, G. Verhaegen and R. Colin
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 23
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Gaseous Molybdate, Tungstates, Molybdites and Tungstites of Magnesium, Calcium, Strontium and Tin

Author(s): G. Verhaegen, R. Colin and J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 24
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Research Study To Determine The Phase Equilibrium Relations Of Selected Metal Carbides At High Temperatures

Author(s): R. V. Sara, R. T. Dolloff, and C. E. Lowell
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part 5
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Refractory Materials Research

Author(s): G.M. Kibler, T.F. Lyon, M.J. Linevsky and V.J. DeSantis
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 60-646 Part IV
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Thermodynamic Study Of Tin Selenide and Tine Telluride Using A Mass Spectrometer

Author(s): J. Drowart and R. Colin
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 17
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XL - The Influence Of Fillers On The Pyrolysis And Binding Characteristics Of Certain Synthetic Binders

Author(s): C. W. Boquist, H. j. O'Neil, R. E. Putcher, And J. S. Griffith
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 40
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement to Volume X - Thermal Reactivity Of Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Author(s): T. Edstrom And I. C. Lewis
Corporate Author: The Research Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 10 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To Volume VII - High Density Recrystallized Gaphite By Hot forming

Author(s): G. L. Rowe and M. B. Carter
Corporate Author: Advanced Materiasl Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 7 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume IX - Fabrication And Properties Of Carbonized Cloth Composites

Author(s): W. C. Beasley, E. R. McHenry and E. L. Piper
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 9
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To Volume XI - Characterization Of Binders Used In The Fabrication Of Graphite Bodies

Author(s): E. de Ruiter, J. F. M. Oth, V. Sandor, H. Tschamler
Corporate Author: Union Carbide European Research Associates
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 11 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XII - Development Of An Improved Large Diameter Fine Grain Graphite For Aerospace Applications

Author(s): C. W. Waters and E. L. Piper
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 12
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To Volume XII - Development Of An Improved Large Diameter Fine Grain Graphite For Aerospace Applications

Author(s): R. L. Racicot and C. W. Waters
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 12 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XIII - Development Of A Fine-Grain Isotropic Graphite For Structural And Substrate Applications

Author(s): R. A. Howard And E. L. Piper
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 13
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To Volume XIII - Development Of A Fine-Grain Isotropic Graphite For Structural And Substrate Applications

Author(s): R. A. Howard And R. L. Racicot
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 13 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XIV - Study Of High-Temperature Tensile Properties Of ZTA Grade Graphite

Author(s): R. M. Hale And W. M. Fassell, Jr.
Corporate Author: Aeronutronic Division of Ford Motor Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 14
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XVIII - High Temperature Tensile Creep Of Graphite

Author(s): E. J. Seldin
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 18
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXI - Impregnation Of Graphite

Author(s): C.E. Waylett, M. B. Carter anf M. A. Spring
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 31
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXII - Studies Of Binder Systems For Graphite

Author(s): T. Edstrom, I. C. Lewis, R. L. Racicot, and C. F. Stout
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 32
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXIII - Investigation Of Hot-Worked Recrystallized Graphites

Author(s): J. H. Turner And M. B. Carter
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 33
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXV - Methods Of Measuring Mechanical Properties Of Graphite In The 20 Degrees TO 2700 Degrees C Temperature Range

Author(s): M. B. manofsky and R. B. Dull
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 35
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXVI - Studies Of The Quality Of Petroleum Coke From A Pilot Scale Delayed Coker

Author(s): C. F. Stout, M. Janes and J. A. Biehl
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 36
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXVII - Studies Of Graphite Deposited By Pyrolytic Process

Author(s): P. H. Higgs, R. L. Finicle, R. J. Bobka, E. J. Seldin and K. J. Zeitsch
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 37
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXVIII - Development Of An Improved Large-Diameter Ultrafine-Grain Graphite

Author(s): R. A. Howard And R. L. Racicot
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 38
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XLII - Summary Technical Report


Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 42
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXVI. Physical Properties Of Some Newly Developed Graphite Grades

Author(s): R. B. Dull
Corporate Author: National Carbon Co Lawrenceburg Tenn
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 26
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Research and Development on Advanced Graphite Materials Volume XXX - Oxidation Resistant Graphite Base Composites

Author(s): K. J. Zeitsch; J. M. Criscione
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 30
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Fixed-Base and In-Flight Simulations of Longitudal and Lateral-Directional Handling Qualities for Piloted Re-Entry Vehicles

Author(s): Edwin A. Kidd, Robert P. Harper, Jr.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1964
Report Number: ASD TDR 61-362
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Review of Fire and Explosion Hazards of Flight Vehicle Combustibles, Supplement 3.

Author(s): Henry E. Perlee, Elton L. Litchfield, and Michael G. Zabetakis
Corporate Author: Bureau of Mines
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: ASD TR 61-278 Supplement 3
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Studies of the Brittle Behavior of Ceramic Materials, Part III.

Author(s): N. M. Parikh
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: ASD TR 61-628 Part 3
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Techniques of Physiological Monitoring Volume III. Systems

Author(s): Richard W. Alnutt; Walter C. Becker
Corporate Author: RCA Service Company
Laboratory: Biophysics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1964
Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-98 Volume 3
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The Infrared Spectra of Polymers, Resins, and Related Materials in the 700-250 cm^-1 Region and Their Analytical Application

Author(s): Dieter O. Hummel
Corporate Author: The University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-712
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Investigation of New Semiconductor Phenomenon

Author(s): K. K. Knaell; M. O. Thurston
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Biophysics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-117
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Pressure Measurements for Mach 8 Flows Over Expansion Corners and Ramps on an Internally Cooled Model Part III. Flows Over Full Span Ramps Mounted on a Flat Plate

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4044 Part 3
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Analysis of the Probability of Collapse of a Fail-Safe Aircraft Structure Consisting of Parallel Elements

Author(s): S. Eggwertz; G. Lindsjo
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Institute of Sweden
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1964
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4210
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Research and Development on Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XVII - Radiography of Carbon and Graphite

Author(s): T. C. Furnas; M. R. Rosumny
Corporate Author: Picker X-Ray Corp
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 17
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Oxidation Resistant Coatings for Graphite

Author(s): D. A. Schulz; P. H. Higgs; J. D. Cannon
Corporate Author: Union Carbide Corpotation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 34
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Research on Gas Lubrication at High Temperatures and Low Flow Rates

Author(s): P. Lewis; J. Meacher
Corporate Author: Mechanical Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: APL TDR 64-56
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Vaporizing and Endothermic Fuels for Advanced Engine Application. Part 1. Preliminary Studies of Catalyzed Reactions and Thermal Stabilities of Hydrocarbon Fuels

Author(s): A. C. Nixon; I. S. Bjorklund; R. D. Hawthorn; H. T. Henderson; A. W. Ritchie
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: APL TDR 64-100 Part 1
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Thermal Stability of Hydrocarbon Fuels

Author(s): Lucien Bagnetto; Harold T. Quigg
Corporate Author: Phillips Petroleum Company
Laboratory: AF Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/21/1964
Report Number: APL TDR 64-89 Part 1
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Effects of Additives on the Storage Stability of High-Temperature Fuels

Author(s): Robert K. Johnston; E. L. Anderson
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1964
Report Number: AFAPL TR 64-142
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Three-Degree-of-Freedom Problem Optimization Formulation Volume 3 - User's Manual

Author(s): R. L. Mobley and R. F. Vorwald
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-1 Part 2 Volume 3
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Mach 8 Flows Over a Blunt Pyramidal Configuration with Aerodynamic Controls: Part II" Pressure Data for Dihedral Surfaces Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-2 Part 2
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Nonlinear Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control: Part I, Volume I, Aerodynamics

Author(s): James R. Batt
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-16 Part 1 Volume 1
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Nonlinear Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control: Part I, Volume 2, Aerodynamics

Author(s): James R. Batt
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-16 Part 1 Volume 2
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Nonlinear Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control: Part II, Analytical and Experimental Statis Aerothermoelasticity

Author(s): James R. Batt; Richard H. Gallagher
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1964
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-16 Part 2
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Investigation of Catalytic Reactions for CO2 Reduction, Part I - Evaluation of a Nickel-Kieselguhr Catalyst

Author(s): Edward B. Thompson, Jr.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1964
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-22 Part 1
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