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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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171 reports

Low Pressure Measurement Techniques

Author(s): Herbert A. Painter
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-11
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Stiffness and Vibration Characteristics of Inflatable Delta Wing Models at Temperatures up to 650 Degrees F

Author(s): Samuel J. Pollock
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-14
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Mathematical Analysis of Heat Conduction in a Sector of a Hollow Circular Cylinder

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-16
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Fundamental Relationships for Ablation and Hyperthermal Heat Transfer

Author(s): Robert T. Achard
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-25
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Methods of Calculating Aerodynamic Loads on Aircraft Structures: Part I - Wing-Body Interference Effects

Author(s): Christopher J. Borland
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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Methods of Calculating Aerodynamic Loads on Aircraft Structures: Part II - Nonlinear Effects

Author(s): Thomas E. Chamberlain
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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Methods of Calculating Aerodynamic Loads on Aircraft Structures: Part III - Effects of Engines, Stores and Wing-Tail Interference

Author(s): David C. Chou
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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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part II - Data Report on Test Section 1

Author(s): W. Brabston, A. Rutledge, and W. Hill
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 2
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part III - Data Report on Test Section 2

Author(s): W. Brabston, A. Rutledge, and W. Hill
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 3
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part V - Data Report on Test Section 4

Author(s): W. Brabston and W. Hill, Jr.
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 5
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part VII - Data Report on Test Section 6

Author(s): W. Brabston and W. Hill, Jr.
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 7
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part VIII - Data Report on Test Section 7

Author(s): W. Brabston and W. Hill, Jr.
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 8
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part IX - Data Report on Test Section 8

Author(s): A. Rutledge and W. Hill, Jr.
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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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part X - Data Report on Test Section 9

Author(s): W. Brabston and W. Hill, Jr.
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 10
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part XI - Data Report on Test Section 10

Author(s): W. Brabston and W. Hill, Jr.
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 11
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part XII - Data Report on Test Section 12

Author(s): W. Brabston and G. Hammitt II
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 12
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part XIII - Data Report on Test Section 13

Author(s): J. Watkins and G. Hammitt II
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 13
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation: Part XIV - Data Report on Test Section 14

Author(s): J. Watkins and G. Hammitt II
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 14
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KC-135 Power Spectral Vertical Gust Load Analysis: Volume II - Supplemt Results

Author(s): Robert N. Latz
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-57 Volume 2
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Preliminary Development of Gust Design Procedures Based on Power Spectral Techniques: Volume I - Theoretical and General Considerations

Author(s): John C. Houbolt
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-58 Volume 1
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A Finite Element-Method for the Determination of Non-Stationary Temperature Distribution and Thermal Deformations

Author(s): Visser, W.
Corporate Author: Technological University, Delft, Netherlands
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 925-943
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Titan III 20 Percent Dynamic Model Characteristics - Comparison of Theory and Experiment

Author(s): Morosow, George and Ivan J. Jaszlics
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 945-973
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Aerospace Structural Metals Handbook: Volume IIA: Non-Ferrous Heat Resistant Alloys

Author(s): J. G. Sessler; V. Weiss
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-03
Report Number: ASD-TDR 63-741, Vol. II A Supplement 3
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Aerospace Structural Metals Handbook: Volume II: Non-Ferrous Light Metal Alloys

Author(s): J. G. Sessler; V. Weiss
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-03
Report Number: ASD-TDR 63-741, Vol. II Supplement 3
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Preliminary Development of Gust Design Procedures Based on Power Spectral Techniques: Volume II - Summary of Possible Procedures

Author(s): John C. Houbolt
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-58 Volume 2
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Approximate Structural Analysis Techniques Employing Undetermined Parameters

Author(s): I. U. Ojalvo and R. F. Russell
Corporate Author: Fairchild Hiller Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-59
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Sonic Fatigue Tolerance of Glass Filament Structure: Experimental Results

Author(s): J. A. Hayes
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-78
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Design Calculations on Proven Trainer and Fighter Aircraft for the Verification of a Gust Design Procedure

Author(s): Chintsun Hwang, B. D. Kamberg, W. S. Pi, A. K. Cross
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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Statistical Control System Design

Author(s): R. Reiss, J. Mendelsohn, A. Van Gelder and G. Taylor
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-83
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Development Design Methods for Predicting Hypersonic Aerodynamic Control Characteristics

Author(s): Z. Popinski and C. F. Ehrlich
Corporate Author: Lockheed-California Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-85
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Time Based Analysis of Control Activities and Information Requirements for V/STOL

Author(s): Clarence A. Semple; Ronald W. Schwartz
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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A Study of One-Handed Lifting

Author(s): John T. McConville, H. T. E. Hetrtzberg
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-17
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Comparison of Various Approaches to Training for Culture-Contact

Author(s): Herbert T. Eachus
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-03
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-7
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Acquisition and Retention of Cross-Cultural Interaction Skills Through Self-Confrontation

Author(s): Herbert T. Eachus; Philip H. King
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-8
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Feasibility of Removing Gaseous Contaminants from Manned Space-Cabin Atmosphers by Ionic Processes

Author(s): George J. Doyle; Robert G. Caldwell
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-02
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-22
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Oxygen Transport Through Hemoglobin Solutions

Author(s): Harold T. Hammel
Corporate Author: John B. Pierce Foundation Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-02
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-19
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A Technique to Investigate Space Maintenance Tasks

Author(s): Jerome S/ Seeman; Francis H. Smith; Donald D. Mueller
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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Research on Advanced Computer Methods for Biological Data Processing

Author(s): D. N. Streeter; J. Raviv
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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Determination of the Indigenous Microflora of Men in Controlled Environments

Author(s): Phyllis E. Riely; Donna Geib; Dian Shorenstein
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Division, Fairchild Hiller Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-33
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Photoelectric Plethysmography Using Fiber Optics for Application in Thermal Physiology

Author(s): Alrick B. Hertzman; Franz Flath
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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Effects of Cold Stress on Cellular Structure and Function

Author(s): Ralph Buchsbaum; Monte Buchsbaum; Thomas Linsenmayer
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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Zero-Gravity Maneuver Instruments and Instrumentation

Author(s): B. C. Dixon
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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A Review of the Air Force Materials Research and Development Program


Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-228 Supplement 1
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Microbiological Flora of Human Subjects Under Simulated Space Environments

Author(s): Phyllis E. Riely; Dian J. Shorenstein
Corporate Author: Fairchild Hiller Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-10
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-171
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Construction of Vacuum-Formed Control and Display Mockup Panels

Author(s): Claude V. Deats; Gunnar Nelson
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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Integrated Life Support System Study (20-Day Evaluatuion Program)

Author(s): Courtney A. Metzger; Eugene Fritz
Corporate Author: Biomedical Laboratory
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-185
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Oxygen Supply System for Manned Space Enclosures

Author(s): George E Schmauch; Bruce Bailey
Corporate Author: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-169
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Effects of Beryllium Sulfate on Serum Alkaline Phosphatase in Primates

Author(s): Mildred K. Pinkerton; Ralph F. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Biomedical Laboratory
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-198
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Superoxide Configurations for Atmosphere Control Systems

Author(s): M. J. McGoff; J. C. King
Corporate Author: Mine Safety Appliance Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-167
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A Factor Analysis of Selected How-Mal Codes

Author(s): William H. Pearson
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-154
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