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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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Comparison of Hotshot Tunnel Force, Pressure, Heat-Transfer and Shock Shape Data with Shock Tunnel Data

Author(s): Edenfield, E. E.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-1
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Design of Linear Flight Control Systems Using Optimal Control Theory

Author(s): Rynaski, E. G.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-376
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Simultaneous Application Of Static And Dynamic Loads On Sonic Fatigue Test Articles

Author(s): Roberts, W. H.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corp Hawthorne Ca Norair Div
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4021
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Probable Interferance Temperatures of Solids in Sliding Contact

Author(s): Ling, F. F.
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4184
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Ultrasonic Wave Propagation and Interaction in Solid Materials

Author(s): Rollins, F. R.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: ML TDR 64-21 Part I
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Flexible Flight Vehicle Transfer Function Factors For Use In Autopilot Preliminary Design

Author(s): Fonda, A. G.
Corporate Author: Giannini Controls Corp Malvern PA
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4218
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A Study of the Physical Basis of the Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Part II.

Author(s): Gross, Gordon E.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-605 Part 2
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Evaluation of Throat Materials in the Hotshot Tunnel F

Author(s): Smithson, H. K.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-56
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Research In The Field Of Liquid-Metal-Lubricated Bearings. Part I

Author(s): Hall, J.
Corporate Author: Rocketdyne Canoga Park Calif
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4289 Part 1
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Analysis of Methods for Determining Outgassing Rates

Author(s): Shipp, J. I.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-180
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High Temperature Protective Coatings for Graphite

Author(s): Criscione, J. M.
Corporate Author: Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: ML TDR 64-173 Part I
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Six-Degree-of-Freedom Flight Path Study Generalized Computer Program: Part II, Volume 2 - User's Manual for Part I, Volume 2

Author(s): Harris, J. L.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-1 Part 2 Volume 2
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Development of an Advanced Digital Adaptive Flight Control System

Author(s): Zaborszky, J.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-115
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Development of High Intensity Close Tolerance High Strength Aircraft Quality Steel Casings

Author(s): Dabney, John B.
Corporate Author: American Brake Shoe Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-708
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Basic Studies in Quantum and Radiation Chemistry

Author(s): Vestal, Marvin
Corporate Author: Wm. H. Johnson Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ML TDR 64-169
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A Survey of High Temperature Ceramic Materials for Radomes

Author(s): Eliason, L. K.
Corporate Author: Melpar, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: ML TDR 64-296
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program

Author(s): McClaine, L. A.
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD-TDR-62-204 Part III
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The Use of Foamed Propellants for Compaction and Stabilization of Various Types of Terrain

Author(s): Goodman, Louis J.
Corporate Author: Syracuse University Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1964-07
Report Number: AFCRL 64-622
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Heat-Transfer and Shadowgraph Tests of Several Elliptical Lifting Bodies at Mach 10

Author(s): Hillsamer, M. E.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-19
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Thermal Response in Sandwich Panels

Author(s): Kendall, P.
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-135
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Force and Pressure Tests of an Agard Calibration Model B at a Mach Number of 10

Author(s): Matthews, R. K.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-31
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Three-Degree-of-Freedom Problem Optimization Formulation Volume 3 - User's Manual

Author(s): Mobley, R. L.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-1 Part 2 Volume 3
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Investigation of Flow Separation on a Two-Dimensional Flat Plate Having a Variable-Span Trailing-Edge Flap at M = 3 and 5

Author(s): Pate, S. R.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-14
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Feasibility Studies on Use of Artrons as Logic Elements in Flight Control Systems

Author(s): Mirabelli, R. E.
Corporate Author: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-23
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Empirical Correlation of Excitation Environment and Structural Parameters with Flight Vehicle Vibration Response

Author(s): White, R. W.
Corporate Author: Northrup Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-160
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Effect of Stress Variation on Creep of a Super Alloy at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Koterazawa, Ryoichi
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ML TDR 64-166
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Investigation Of Fatigue Failure Detection Systems Using Infrared Techniques

Author(s): Schmitz, G.
Corporate Author: MRD Div General American Transportation Corp Niles IL
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4293
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Altimeter Display Study Part I. Summary and Review of Data Requirements

Author(s): Matheny, W. G.
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-621 Part 1
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Investigation of a Method for the Prediction of Vibratory Response and Stress in Typical Flight Vehicle Structure: Supplement I - Dynamic Modeling of Complex Structures

Author(s): Roberts, W. H.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-801 Supplement I
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Development of a Powder and/or Gas Cementation Process for Coating Molybdenum Alloys for High Temperature Protection

Author(s): Nyack, W.
Corporate Author: Chromalloy Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ML TDR 64-74
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Aerodynamic Drag on Spiked Blunt Bodies in Low-Density Hypersonic Flow

Author(s): Sims, William H.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-160
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Extension of Linear Constant-Coefficient Analysis Methods to Time-Varying Systems

Author(s): Johnson, Walter A.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4178
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Evaluation of Impregnated Porous Refractory Oxide Composites

Author(s): Brelich, F. N., Jr.
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ML TDR 64-185
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Coated Refractory Metal Emittance Specimens

Author(s): Leavenworth, H. W., Jr.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: ML TDR 64-148
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A Data Reduction Program for Hotshot Tunnels Based on the Fay-Riddell Heat-Transfer Rate Using Nitrogen at Stagnation Temperatures from 1500 to 5000 Degrees K

Author(s): Grabau, Martin
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-50
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Charts of Normal Shock Wave Properties in Imperfect Air

Author(s): Lewis, Clark H.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-43
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Charts of Normal Shock Wave Properties in Imperfect Nitrogen

Author(s): Lewis, Clark H.
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: AEDC TDR 64-104
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Pressure Measurements for Mach Five Flows Over a Blunt Pyramidal Configuration with Aerodynamic Controls: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G., II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineerign Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4239
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Pressure Measurements For Mach 8 Flows Over Expansion Corners And Ramps On An Internally Cooled Model. Part II. Flows Over A Flat Plate With And Without A Partial Span Ramp.

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G., II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp Bethpage N Y
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4044 Part 2
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A Review of Some Electron-Microscopic Fractographic Studies of Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): Warke, W. R.
Corporate Author: Defense Metals Information Center
Date of Publication: 1964-02-05
Report Number: DMIC Memorandum 186
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Research and Development on Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XVII - Radiography of Carbon and Graphite

Author(s): Furnas, T. C.
Corporate Author: Picker X-Ray Corp
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 17
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Research and Development on Advanced Graphite Materials Volume XXXIV. Oxidation-Resistant Coatings for Graphite

Author(s): Schulz, D. A.
Corporate Author: Union Carbide Corpotation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-07
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 34
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Analysis And Feasibility Study Of Thermal Energy Storage Devices For Space Vehicle Applications

Author(s): Bailey, R. N.
Corporate Author: Sundstrand Aviation-Denver
Laboratory: AF Aero-Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-01
Report Number: WADD TR 61-118
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