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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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177 reports

Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Kerper, M. J.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: WADC TDR 56-645 Part 11
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A Technique to Investigate Space Maintenance Tasks

Author(s): Seeman, Jerome S.
Corporate Author: George C. Marshall Space Flight Center
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-32
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part IX - Data Report on Test Section 8

Author(s): Rutledge, A.
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 9
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Investigation of Boundary Layer Transition in Hypersonic Flow at Angle of Attack

Author(s): Nagel, A. L.
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-122
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Photoelectric Plethysmography Using Fiber Optics for Application in Thermal Physiology

Author(s): Hertzman, Alrick B.
Corporate Author: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-31
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Improved Linear Axisymetric Shell-Fluid Model for Launch Vehicle Longitudinal Response Analysis

Author(s): Archer, J. S.
Corporate Author: TRW Systems
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 823-847
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Effect of Hydrazines on Vitamin B6 Levels in the Mouse Brain

Author(s): Furst, Arthur
Corporate Author: University of San Francisco
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-09
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-135
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Zero-Gravity Maneuver Instruments and Instrumentation

Author(s): Dixon, B. C.
Corporate Author: Lear Siegler Service, Inc.
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-02
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-1
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The Role Of Emittance In Refractory Metal Coating Performance: Part I - Review And Analysis

Author(s): Bartsch, K. O.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 66-55 Part 1
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Strengthening Mechanisms In Steel

Author(s): Cohen, Morris
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AFML TR 65-406
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Keynote Address

Author(s): Pinson, Ernest A.
Corporate Author: Office of Aerospace Research
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 5-7
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Precracked Charpy Impact Fracture Toughness Properties Of Backup Flux-Welded Ti-5al-2.5 Sn Alloy Plate From -320 F To 550 F

Author(s): Davis, Sidney O.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-304
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Development of Improved Structural Dynamic Analysis: Volume I: General Survey

Author(s): Coale, C. W.
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles & Space Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-187 Volume I
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Surface And Interfacial Effects In Relation To Brittleness In Refractory Metals

Author(s): Fourdeux, A.
Corporate Author: Union Carbide European Research Associates
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFML TR 65-226
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Methods of Calculating Aerodynamic Loads on Aircraft Structures: Part I - Wing-Body Interference Effects

Author(s): Borland, Christopher J.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-37 Part 1
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Development of High Contrast Electroluminescent Techniques for Aircraft Displays

Author(s): Peterson, Carlton J.
Corporate Author: Bunker-Ramo Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-6
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Investigations of Describing Function Technique

Author(s): Graham, Dunstan
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-137
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Integrated Life Support System Study (20-Day Evaluatuion Program)

Author(s): Metzger, Courtney A.
Corporate Author: Biomedical Laboratory
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-185
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Design and Performance of a 15 KW Wide Band Acoustic Facility

Author(s): Hankel, Keith M.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-8
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Toxicological Evaluation of Materials Associated with Spacecraft

Author(s): Back, Kenneth C.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-69
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Opening Remarks

Author(s): Buck, George T.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 1
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Design Calculations on Proven Trainer and Fighter Aircraft for the Verification of a Gust Design Procedure

Author(s): Hwang, Chintsun
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-82
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Methods of Calculating Aerodynamic Loads on Aircraft Structures: Part II - Nonlinear Effects

Author(s): Chamberlain, Thomas E.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-37 Part 2
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Construction of Vacuum-Formed Control and Display Mockup Panels

Author(s): Deats, Claude V.
Corporate Author: International Business Machines Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-175
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Time Based Analysis of Control Activities and Information Requirements for V/STOL

Author(s): Semple, Clarence A.
Corporate Author: Bunker-Ramo Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-193
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Evaluation of Immunoassay Methods for Prolactin in Body Fluids

Author(s): Dilley, D. A.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-09
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-113
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Phenomena Occurring at Explosive Metal Interfaces (Strain-Rate Dependency in Metals)

Author(s): Braslau, D.
Corporate Author: Physics International Company
Date of Publication: 1966-09
Report Number: AFATL TR 66-83 Volume 2
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Methods of Calculating Aerodynamic Loads on Aircraft Structures: Part III - Effects of Engines, Stores and Wing-Tail Interference

Author(s): Chou, David C.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-37 Part 3
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Welcome Address

Author(s): Haugen, Victor R.
Corporate Author: Air Force Institute of Technology`
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 3-4
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Re-Entry Vehicle Control System Design and Mechanization

Author(s): Scharmack, D. K.
Corporate Author: Honeywell, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-3
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Aerodynamic Characteristics of Non-Straight-Taper Wings

Author(s): Benepe, David B.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-73
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Modified Potential Energy Mass Representations for Frequency Prediction

Author(s): Melosh, Robert J.
Corporate Author: Philco Corporation; Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 445-455
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Effects of Cold Stress on Cellular Structure and Function

Author(s): Buchsbaum, Ralph
Corporate Author: University of Pittsburgh
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-30
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Human Pilot Dynamics with Various Manipulators

Author(s): McRuer, D. T.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-138
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Research on Advanced Computer Methods for Biological Data Processing

Author(s): Streeter, D. N.
Corporate Author: Thomas J. Watson Research Center, International Business Machines Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-24
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Compilation and Analysis of Flight Control System Command Inputs

Author(s): Weir, David H.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-119
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Matrix Analysis Methods for Inelastic Structures

Author(s): Lansing, W.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 603-633
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The Linear Elastic Dynamic Analysis of Shells of Revolution by the Matrix Displacement Method

Author(s): Klein, Stanley
Corporate Author: Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 299-328
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Development of Advanced Structural Optimization Programs and their Application to Large Order Systems

Author(s): Gellatly, Ronald A.
Corporate Author: Textron's Bell Aerospace Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 231-251
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Measurement And Analyses Of The J57-P21 Noise Field

Author(s): Hermes, P. H.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-147
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Pressure Distribution During Parachute Opening. Phase 1. Infinite Mass Operating Case

Author(s): Melzig, H. D.
Corporate Author: Deutsche Forschungsanstalt Fuer Luft- Und Raumfahrt E V Brunswick (Germany Fr) Inst Fuer Flugmechanik
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-10
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Rapid Site Preparation Techniques For VTOL Aircraft. Part I. General Development Of Materials And First Order Equipment

Author(s): Doughty, L. E., Jr.
Corporate Author: LTV Aerospace Corp Dallas TX Vought Aeronautics Div
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AFAPL TR 66-116 Part 1
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Microbial Contamination Of Usaf JP-4 Fuels

Author(s): Finefrock, Viola H.
Corporate Author: Dayton Univ Oh Research Inst
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFAPL TR 66-91
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A Study of System Coupled Instability Analysis Techniques Final Report, Part I.

Author(s): Bikle, F. E.
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Date of Publication: 1966-07
Report Number: AFRPL TR 66-143 Part 1
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A Study of System Coupled Instability Analysis Techniques Final Report, Part II.

Author(s): Bikle, F. E.
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Date of Publication: 1966-07
Report Number: AFRPL TR 66-143 Part 2
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Statics and Stability of Thin-Walled Elastic Beams: Part I. Formulation of Fundamental Equations

Author(s): Giangreco, E.
Corporate Author: University of Naples
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-213 Part 1
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A Survey of Analysis of Shells by the Displacement Method

Author(s): Jones, R.E.
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 205-229
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A Regularization Method for Calculation of Stresses, Deformations, and Elastic Modes

Author(s): Falconer, Robert W.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 191-204
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Design of Test for Simulating Urban Area Burns

Author(s): Salzberg, F.
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: U.S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: NRDL-TRC-56
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Simulated Landing Approaches of an Unaugmented C-5A Configuration

Author(s): Newell, F. D.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-210
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