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Unsteady Aerodynamics for Advanced Configurations: Part VII - Velocity Potentials in Non-Uniform Transonic Flow Over a Thin Wing

Author(s): L. V. Andrew and T. E. Stenton
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1968
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-152 Part 7
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Rotor-Bearing Dynamics Design Technology. Part VII: The Three Lobe Bearing And Floating Ring Bearing

Author(s): Lund, J. W.
Corporate Author: Mechanical Technology Inc Latham NY
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1968
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-45 Part 7
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume VI. Description Of Digital Computer Program - Phase I.

Author(s): Cogan, J. P., Jr.; Morris, R. C.; Serpanos, J. E;. Wells, J. R.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Douglas Aircraft Division
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume VI
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Format - Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume V. Engineering User And Technical Report.

Author(s): Pickard, J.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Aircraft Division
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume V
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Format II - Second Version of Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique: Volume II, Supplement I,: Description of Digital Computer Program

Author(s): W. J. Lackey; R. E. Wild
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume 2 Supplement 1
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Development of Improved Methods of Depositing Iridium Coatings on Graphite.

Author(s): Macklin, Buford A.; LaMar, Paul A.
Corporate Author: General Technologies Corp Springfield VA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 67-195 Part 2
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Design Criteris for the Predition and Prevention of Panel Flutter. Volume I: Criteria Presentation

Author(s): Clark E. Lemley
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-140
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Assessment Of The Factors Affecting Advanced Lifting Entry Vehicles

Author(s): Draper, Alfred C.; Buck, Melvin L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-137
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Wind Tunnel Studies Of The Pressure Distribution And The Flow Field In The Wake Of The Lockheed C-141A Starlifter Jet Transport Aircraft

Author(s): Goodrick, T. F.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Univ Minneapolis Dept Of Aeronautics And Engineering Mechanics
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-163
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Prediction Of Boundary Layer Pressure Fluctuations

Author(s): Lowson, Martin V.
Corporate Author: Wyle Labs Inc Huntsville AL Testing Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-167
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Parametric Performance Analysis Of Crew Escape Concepts In The Vtol And Conventional Take-Off And Landing Situations

Author(s): Brown, Dean W.; Standish, David B.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corp Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-178
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Optimal Control Method For Predicting Control Characteristics And Display Requirements Of Manned-Vehicle Systems

Author(s): Elkind, Jerome I.; Falb, Peter L.; Kleinman, David; Levison, William H.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek And Newman Inc Cambridge Mass
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-187
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Establishment Of An Unsymmetrical Wake Test Capability For Aerodynamic Decelerators. Volume III. Experimental Wake Survey And Body Surface Pressure Data

Author(s): Henke, Daniel W.
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aerospace Corp Akron Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-192 Volume 3
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Iterative Method For The Analysis Of Large Structural Systems

Author(s): Venkayya, V. B.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-194
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Compilation Of Tensile And Creep Rupture Data Of Several Al, Mg, Ti, And Steel Alloys, And Ni Superalloys

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 67-259
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New Approaches to Human-Pilot/Vehicle Dynamic Analysis

Author(s): D. T. McRuer; L. G. Hofmann; H. R. Jex; G. P. Moor; A. V. Phatak; D. H. Weir; J. Wolkovitch
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-150
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Analysis of VTOL Handling Qualities Requirements: Part I. Longitudinal Hover and Transition

Author(s): Samuel J. Craig; Annthony Campbell
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-179 Part 1
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Fixed-Base Flight Simulator Studies of VTOL Aircraft Handling Qualities in Hovering and Low-Speed Flight

Author(s): David P. Miller; Edward W. Vinje
Corporate Author: United Aircraft Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-152
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Behavioral Thermoregulation in Response to Heating and Cooling of the Hypothalamic Preoptic Area of the Dog

Author(s): James J. Robinson; Harold T. Hammel
Corporate Author: John B. Pierce Foundation Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 2/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-144
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Atmosphere Sensing and Maintenance System

Author(s): David J. Withey; Edward J. Glanfield
Corporate Author: Missile and Space Divion, General Electric Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 6/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-147
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Automatic Water Recovery System

Author(s): P. P. Nuccio; W. J. Jasionowski
Corporate Author: General American Research Division, General American Transportation Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 3/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-155
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Experimental Studies on Echolocation Mechanisms in Bats

Author(s): Frederic A. Webster; Oliver G. Brazier
Corporate Author: Sensory Systems Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 5/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-192
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Learner-Centered Instruction (LCI): Volume I - A Systems Approach to Electronics Maintenance Training

Author(s): Horace H. Valverde
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 7/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-208
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A Solid Electrolyte Carbon Dioxide Reduction System

Author(s): Horace W. Chandler; Lawrence J. Howell
Corporate Author: Isomet Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-209
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Biochemical Defense Mechanisms Against Pulmonary Irritants

Author(s): Steven Carson; Richard E. Goldhamer
Corporate Author: Food and Drug Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 10/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-212
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Metabolism and Pharmacology of Inorganic and Fluorine Containing Compounds

Author(s): Frank N. Dost; Donald J. Reed; Arthur Finch; Chih H. Wang
Corporate Author: Oregon State University
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 8/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-224
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Tables of Limiting t Values for Probabilities to the Nearest .001 (n=2-16)

Author(s): Theodore E. Cotterman; Patricia A. Knoop
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 5/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-161
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Research on the Effects of Alteration of the Indigenous Microflora of the Monkey

Author(s): Myron H. Bengson; Fred W. Thomae
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 5/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-177
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The Mammalian Central Nervous System as a Network

Author(s): Anatol Rapoport; William J. Horvath; R. Baldwin Small; Stephen S. Fox
Corporate Author: University of Michigan
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 4/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-187
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Unsupervised Sequential Classification of Nonstationary Time Series

Author(s): Thomas J. Harley, Jr.
Corporate Author: Philco-Ford Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 10/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-230
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Design and Operation of Root C, a Small Syncoder Network Simulator

Author(s): Roger A. Gruenke; J. Ryland Mundie
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 5/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-236
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Effect of Confirmation Peeking and Response Mode on Programmed Instruction

Author(s): Horace H. Valverde
Corporate Author: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-225
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Carbon Dioxide Reduction and Water Electrolysis System

Author(s): Byung C. Kim; Edwin S. Kolic; Robert H. Cherry; John E. Clifford
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 5/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-227
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Rapid Site Preparation Techniques for VTOL Aircraft. Part II. Optimization of Materials and Equipment.

Author(s): Doughty, Leon E., Jr; Kelly, G. W.; Butler, J. E.; Dickens, W. J., III; Leary, E. J.
Corporate Author: Ltv Aerospace Corp, Dallas TX, Vought Aeronautics Div
Date of Publication: 11/1/1968
Report Number: AFAPL TR 66-116 Part 2
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Propulsion System Flow Stability Program (Dynamic). Part VIII. Model for Predicting Compressor Performance with Combined Circumferential and Radial Distortion - Computer Program.

Author(s): Novak, R. A.; Hearsey, R. M.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corp Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Div
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AFAPL TR 68-142 Part 8
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Behavior of Extraction Parachutes in the Wake of a Powered Airplane Model.

Author(s): Heinrich, Helmut G.; Hulcher, G. D.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Univ Minneapolis Dept Of Aeronautics And Engineering Mechanics
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-15
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Multiple Time Scales Approach To The Analysis Of Linear Systems.

Author(s): Ramnath, Rudrapatna V.
Corporate Author: Princeton Univ N J
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-60
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Study And Simulation Program To Investigate The Mechanization Of An Aircraft Flight Control System That Employs Direct Lift. Volume II. Pilot-In-The-Loop Simulation Study Of Direct Lift Control.

Author(s): Chase, Thomas W.; Falkner, Victor L;. Helfinstine, Robert F.
Corporate Author: Honeywell Inc Minneapolis MN Aerospace Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-69 Volume 2
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Improved Radiant Heat Source

Author(s): Cass, L. A.
Corporate Author: Avco Government Products Group Wilmington Ma Avco Space Systems Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-93
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Development Of Experimental Solid State Engine Instrument Displays.

Author(s): King, Robert C.
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp Newbury Park CA Astroelectronics Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-104
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Developments In Discrete Element Finite Deflection Structural Analysis By Function Minimization.

Author(s): Schmit, Lucien A., Jr
Corporate Author: Case-Western Reserve Univ Cleveland Ohio School Of Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-126
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Evaluation of Welded and Brazed Stainless Steels and Superalloys in a Corrosive Environment

Author(s): O'Connor, J. J.; Vozzella, P. A.
Corporate Author: Pratt And Whitney Aircraft Group East Hartford CT
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 67-258
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Evaluation of Processing Techniques for Producing Premium Quality, High Strength Aluminum Alloy Castings.

Author(s): Oswalt, K. J.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corp Hawthorne CA Norair Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 68-8
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Clearance And Performance Values For The Bare-Handed And The Pressure-Gloved Operator

Author(s): Garrett, John W.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Reesearcj Laboratories
Date of Publication: 8/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 68-24
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Effect Of Surface On Fatigue Resistance And Brittle Fracture

Author(s): Kramer, I. R.
Corporate Author: Martin Marietta Corp Denver Colo Denver Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 68-65
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Engineering Design Study Of A Space Suit With An Integrated Environmental Control System

Author(s): Howard, Douglas C.
Corporate Author: Hamilton Standard Windsor Locks Conn
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 10/1/1968
Report Number: AMRL TR 68-122
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Titanium Structural Sections Produced By Roll Bonding On Bar Mills

Author(s): Newcomer, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Mcdonnell Aircraft Co St Louis MO
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/30/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 68-240
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Manufacturing Processes for Roll Bonded Titanium Alloy Structural Sections

Author(s): Brunken, Ronald D.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corp Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 68-276
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Testing and Evaluation of Impact-Abrasion-Erosion Resistant Aircraft Coatings

Author(s): Michael, Harold J.
Corporate Author: Rockwell International Columbus Oh Columbus Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 68-324
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Production Techniques for Extruding, Drawing, and Heat Treatment of Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Gorecki, Thomas A.; Pfanner, Gunther; Trepel, Walter B.; Stock, Julius; Gahwiller, Wayne
Corporate Author: Fairchild Hiller Corp Farmingdale NY Republic Aviation Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AFML TR 68-349
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