Contrails
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Light-Line-Tethering Technique for Determining the Aerodynamic Derivatives of an Air Cushion Vehicle

Author(s): Kurylowich, G.
Corporate Author: University of Toronto
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-159
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KC-135 Power Spectral Vertical Gust Load Analysis: Volume II - Supplemt Results

Author(s): Latz, Robert N.
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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Examples of Solution Accuracy in Certain Large Simultaneous Equation Systems

Author(s): Gatewood, B. E.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University; North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-66-80 p. 911-924
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Oxygen Supply System for Manned Space Enclosures

Author(s): Schmauch, George E
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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Theoretical Investigations of Boundary Layer Stability

Author(s): Raetz, Gibbs S.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-184
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Feasibility of Removing Gaseous Contaminants from Manned Space-Cabin Atmosphers by Ionic Processes

Author(s): Doyle, George J.
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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Solid-State Display Devices

Author(s): Van Winkle, Glen
Corporate Author: Lear Siegler, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-81
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Oxygen Transport Through Hemoglobin Solutions

Author(s): Hammel, Harold T.
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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An Extended Table of Zeros of Cross Products of Bessel Functions

Author(s): Fettis, Henry E.
Corporate Author: Applied Mathematics Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-02
Report Number: ARL 66-0023
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Low Pressure Measurement Techniques

Author(s): Painter, Herbert A.
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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Ultrasonic Studies Of The Nonlinear Properties And Of The Deformation Of Solids. Part II

Author(s): Hikata, Akira
Corporate Author: Brown Univ Providence RI Metals Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AFML TR 65-56 Part 2
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Acquisition and Retention of Cross-Cultural Interaction Skills Through Self-Confrontation

Author(s): Eachus, Herbert T.
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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Comparison of Various Approaches to Training for Culture-Contact

Author(s): Eachus, Herbert T.
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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Approximate Structural Analysis Techniques Employing Undetermined Parameters

Author(s): Ojalvo, I. U.
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): Hayes, J. A.
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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Development and Experimental Evaluation of an Automated Multi-Media Course on Transistors

Author(s): Whitted, J. H.
Corporate Author: RCA Service Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-09
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-142
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Calculation of Laminar Separation with Free Interaction by the Method of Integral Relations: Part II - Two-Dimensional Supersonic Nonadiabatic Flow and Axisymmetric Supersonic Adiabatic and Nonadiabatic Flows

Author(s): Nielsen, Jack N.
Corporate Author: Itek Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-107 Part 2
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