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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: 1968-02
Report Number: AFAPL TR 65-45 Part 7
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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: 1968-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume V
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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: 1968-05
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: 1968-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-167
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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: 1968-08
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: 1968-04
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: 1968-04
Report Number: AFML TR 67-259
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Learner-Centered Instruction (LCI): Volume I - A Systems Approach to Electronics Maintenance Training

Author(s): Valverde, Horace H.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-07
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-208
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Effect of Confirmation Peeking and Response Mode on Programmed Instruction

Author(s): Valverde, Horace H.
Corporate Author: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-225
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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: 1968-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-60
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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: 1968-12
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: 1968-09
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: 1968-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-126
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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: 1968-12
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: 1968-08
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: 1968-03
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: 1968-10
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: 1968-09-30
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: 1968-09
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: 1968-10
Report Number: AFML TR 68-324
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Some Metallographic Observations of Cumulative Damage in Fatigue

Author(s): Reimann, Walter H.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFML TR 68-359
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Probabilistic Determination Of Aircraft Response To Turbulence At Low Altitudes

Author(s): Dutton, John A.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Deputy For Engineering
Date of Publication: 1968-10
Report Number: ASD TR 68-39
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Rapid Site Preparation Techniques. Prevention of Soil Erosion on an Earth-Filled Aircraft Shelter

Author(s): Doughty, Leon E., Jr
Corporate Author: LTV Aerospace Corp Dallas Tx Vought Aeronautics Div
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFAPL TR 68-108
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Tensile Properties Of Nearly Interstitial-Free Substitutional Iron Alloys

Author(s): Dickenscheid, W.
Corporate Author: Universitaet Des Saarlandes Saarbruecken (West Germany) Inst For Metal Physics And Metallurgy
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-02
Report Number: AFML TR 68-18
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Large Dynamic Deformations Caused By A Force Traveling On An Extensible String

Author(s): Schultz, Albert B.
Corporate Author: Illinois Univ At Chicago Circle Dept Of Materials Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFML TR 68-78
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Mechanical Properties Data Center Operation And Development

Author(s): Braden, Robert C.
Corporate Author: Mechanical Properties Data Center Traverse City Mich
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFML TR 68-97
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Feasibility Of Forming A Boron Fiber-Reinforced Aluminum Composite By A Hot Extrusion Process

Author(s): Meyerer, Wendell J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFML TR 68-127
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Rapid Transit Propulsion Systems: Volume II.

Author(s): Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Corporate Author: Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Date of Publication: 1968-09
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Friction Braking Systems

Author(s): Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Corporate Author: Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Date of Publication: 1968-06
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Acoustic Studies

Author(s): Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Corporate Author: Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Date of Publication: 1968-06
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Test Instrumentation

Author(s): Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Corporate Author: Parsons Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel
Date of Publication: 1968-05
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Propulsion System Flow Stability Program (Dynamic). Part XX. Computer Programs for the Root Locus Analysis of Linearized Turbojet and Turbofan Control Systems

Author(s): Lum, Evan L.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corp Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Div
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFAPL TR 68-142 Part XX
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In-Flight Investigtion of the Effects of Higher-Order Control System Dynamics on Longitudinal Handling Qualities

Author(s): Di Franco, Dante A.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-90
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Take-Off and Landing Critical Atmospheric Turbulence (TOLCAT) Analytical Investigation

Author(s): Bowne, Norman E.
Corporate Author: Travelers Research Center, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-23
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On the Temperature Dependence of the Heat of Formation of the Compound AgMG

Author(s): Jena, A. K.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Office of Naval Research
Date of Publication: 1968-07-22
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Feasibility Investigations of Electrostatic Precipitation for the Removal of Gaseous Trace Contaminants from Manned Cabin Atmospheres

Author(s): Doyle, George J.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-07
Report Number: AMRL TR 68-111
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Influence on Student Achievement of Redundancy in Self-Instructional Materials

Author(s): Valverde, Horace H.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 68-75
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Carbon Dioxide Reduction with Alkali-Metal Amalgams

Author(s): Treharne, Richard W.
Corporate Author: Charles F. Kettering Research Laboratory; Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AMRL TR 68-36
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Learner-Centered Instruction (LCI): Volume II - Job Behavioral Description for AFSC 322X1R

Author(s): Pieper, William J.
Corporate Author: Applied Science Associates, Inc.; Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AMRL TR 68-51
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Inorganic Fluoride Propellant Oxidizers Volume II. Effects Upon Microorganisms, Fish, and Plants

Author(s): Dost, Frank N.
Corporate Author: Oregon State University
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-11
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-187 Volume 2
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Preliminary Design and Experimental Investigation of the FDL-5A Unmanned High L/D Spacecraft: Part I - Summary

Author(s): Lloyd, J. T.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-California Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-24 Part 1
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Preliminary Design and Experimental Investigation of the FDL-5A Unmanned High L/D Spacecraft: Part V - Vehicle Design

Author(s): Plank, P. P.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-California Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-24 Part 5
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Preliminary Design and Experimental Investigation of the FDL-5A Unmanned High L/D Spacecraft: Part IV - Aerothermodynamics

Author(s): Guard, F. L.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-California Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-24 Part 4
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Preliminary Design and Experimental Investigation of the FDL-5A Unmanned High L/D Spacecraft: Part III - Aerodynamics

Author(s): Ehrlich, C. F.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-California Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-24 Part 3
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Preliminary Design and Experimental Investigation of the FDL-5A Unmanned High L/D Spacecraft: Part II - Parametric Configuration Development and Evaluation

Author(s): Ehrlich, C. F.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-California Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-24 Part 2
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V/STOL Flight Test Instrumentation Requirements for Extraction of Aerodynamic Coefficients

Author(s): Hill, R. W.
Corporate Author: LTV Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-154 Volume 1
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Flight Test Investigation of Transonic Shock-Boundary Layer Phenomena

Author(s): Cahill, Jones F.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-84 Volume 1
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Pilot Rating Techniques for the Estimation and Evaluation of Handling Qualities

Author(s): McDonnell, John H.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-76
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Turbulent Boundary Layer Skin Friction, Heat Transfer and Pressure Measurements on Hypersonic Inlet Compression Surfaces

Author(s): Ryder, M. O., Jr.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-102
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Vuilleumier Cycle Cryogenic Refrigerator Development

Author(s): Magee, F. N.
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-67
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