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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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Development Of Analytical Techniques For Bellows And Diaphragm Design

Author(s): Trainer, T. M.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus Oh Columbus Labs
Laboratory: Air Force Rocket Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFRPL TR 68-22
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Properties of JTA Graphite

Author(s): Bortz, Seymour A.
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-07
Report Number: AFML TR 68-178
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High Deposition Rate Gas Tungsten Arc (Tig) Welding Of High Strength Steels

Author(s): Miller, Howard R.
Corporate Author: Union Carbide Corp Newark Nj Linde Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFML TR 68-123
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Cathode Ray Tube Centered Horizontal Situation Indicator

Author(s): Sobocinski, R. S.
Corporate Author: Astronautics Corp Of America Milwaukee WI
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-71
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Compilation Of Computer Programs In Flight Vehicle Technology 1964-1967

Author(s): Nutt, Ambrose 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 68-66
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Evaluation And Utilization Of Airplane Flight Loads Data. Part II. Data Acquisition Equipment Performance And Accuracy

Author(s): Rentz, Peter E.
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corp Los Angeles CA
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-52 Part 2
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Evaluation And Utilization Of Airplane Flight Loads Data. Part I. Techniques And Uncertainities

Author(s): Gray, Cory L.
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corp Los Angeles CA
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-52 Part 1
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Large Deflection And Stability Analysis Of Two-Dimensional Truss And Frame Structures

Author(s): Przemieniecki, John S.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-38
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Rapid Site Preparation Techniques for VTOL Aircraft. Part II. Optimization of Materials and Equipment.

Author(s): Doughty, Leon E., Jr
Corporate Author: Ltv Aerospace Corp, Dallas TX, Vought Aeronautics Div
Date of Publication: 1968-11
Report Number: AFAPL TR 66-116 Part 2
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The Mammalian Central Nervous System as a Network

Author(s): Rapoport, Anatol
Corporate Author: University of Michigan
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-04
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-187
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Utilization Of Fast-Fix Concrete For Rapid Repair Of Mortar And Rocket Damaged Runways

Author(s): Anderson, R.
Corporate Author: Western Co Of North America Richardson TX Research Div
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFAPL TR 68-55
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Manufacturing Process For Small Diameter Bar And Extruded Shapes Of Td Nickel-Chromium

Author(s): Barnett, William J.
Corporate Author: Du Pont De Nemours (E I) And Co Wilmington DE
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFML TR 68-117
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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.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corp Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-178
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Carbon Dioxide Reduction and Water Electrolysis System

Author(s): Kim, Byung C.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-227
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Evaluation Of Duplex Whisker-Crystalline Silicon Nitride Structures

Author(s): Carr, Edwin M.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Inst Menlo Park CA
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFML TR 68-197
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Development Of A Subscale Manufacturing Process For The Fabrication Of Hypereutectic Transition-Metal Carbide Composites

Author(s): Foster, E. L., Jr.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus OH Columbus Labs
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-09
Report Number: AFML TR 68-255
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Biochemical Defense Mechanisms Against Pulmonary Irritants

Author(s): Carson, Steven
Corporate Author: Food and Drug Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-10
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-212
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Propulsion System Flow Stability Program (Dynamic). Part XII. Unsteady Combustion in Duct Burners and Afterburners

Author(s): Dix, D. M.
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 XII
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Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of 9Ni-4Co Steel Forgings

Author(s): Bulloch, D. F.
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFML TR 68-57
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Mission-Analysis Computer Program for Investigating Performance Effectiveness of Airbreathing Engines

Author(s): Beineman, Charles H.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFAPL-TR-68-101
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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.
Corporate Author: Honeywell Inc Minneapolis MN Aerospace Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-69 Volume 2
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Design Criteris for the Predition and Prevention of Panel Flutter. Volume I: Criteria Presentation

Author(s): Lemley, Clark E.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-140
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume VI. Description Of Digital Computer Program - Phase I.

Author(s): Cogan, J. P., Jr.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Douglas Aircraft Division
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume VI
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A Solid Electrolyte Carbon Dioxide Reduction System

Author(s): Chandler, Horace W.
Corporate Author: Isomet Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-01
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-209
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Tables of Limiting t Values for Probabilities to the Nearest .001 (n=2-16)

Author(s): Cotterman, Theodore E.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-161
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Unsteady Aerodynamics for Advanced Configurations: Part VII - Velocity Potentials in Non-Uniform Transonic Flow Over a Thin Wing

Author(s): Andrew, L. V.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-152 Part 7
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New Approaches to Human-Pilot/Vehicle Dynamic Analysis

Author(s): McRuer, D. T.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-150
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Assessment Of The Factors Affecting Advanced Lifting Entry Vehicles

Author(s): Draper, Alfred C.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-137
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Fixed-Base Flight Simulator Studies of VTOL Aircraft Handling Qualities in Hovering and Low-Speed Flight

Author(s): Miller, David P.
Corporate Author: United Aircraft Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-152
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Quantitative Structural Design Criteria. Volume I. A Critique of Present and Proposed Approaches to Structural Design Criteria

Author(s): Bouton, Innes
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-107 Volume 1
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Quantitative Structural Design Criteria. Volume II. The Philosophy and Implementation of the New Procedure

Author(s): Bouton, Innes
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-107 Volume 2
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Atmosphere Sensing and Maintenance System

Author(s): Withey, David J.
Corporate Author: Missile and Space Divion, General Electric Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-147
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Damping of Multispan Structures by Means of Viscoelastic Links

Author(s): Jones, David I. G.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05-02
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Research on the Effects of Alteration of the Indigenous Microflora of the Monkey

Author(s): Bengson, Myron H.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-177
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Manufacturing Methods For High Temperature Coating Of Large Columbium Parts

Author(s): Fisch, Herbert A.
Corporate Author: TRW Equipment Labs Cleveland OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AFML TR 68-134
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Analysis of VTOL Handling Qualities Requirements: Part I. Longitudinal Hover and Transition

Author(s): Craig, Samuel J.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-179 Part 1
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Phase Stability and Solution Strengtheninhg of Solid Solution Phase Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Collings, E. W.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-07
Report Number: AFML TR 66-68
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Optimal Control Method For Predicting Control Characteristics And Display Requirements Of Manned-Vehicle Systems

Author(s): Elkind, Jerome I.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek And Newman Inc Cambridge Mass
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-187
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Metabolism and Pharmacology of Inorganic and Fluorine Containing Compounds

Author(s): Dost, Frank N.
Corporate Author: Oregon State University
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-224
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Experimental Studies on Echolocation Mechanisms in Bats

Author(s): Webster, Frederic A.
Corporate Author: Sensory Systems Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-192
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In-Flight Investigation of Longitudinal Short-Period Handling Characteristics of Wheel-Controlled Airplanes

Author(s): Hall, G. Warren
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-91
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Production Techniques for Extruding, Drawing, and Heat Treatment of Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Gorecki, Thomas A.
Corporate Author: Fairchild Hiller Corp Farmingdale NY Republic Aviation Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Report Number: AFML TR 68-349
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Behavior of Extraction Parachutes in the Wake of a Powered Airplane Model.

Author(s): Heinrich, Helmut G.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Univ Minneapolis Dept Of Aeronautics And Engineering Mechanics
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-15
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Guidelines for Establishing Interior Noise Level Criteria for Air Force Aircraft

Author(s): Wafford, J. H.
Laboratory: Deputy for Engineering
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: SEG TR 67-57
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Comparative Studies of 90-Day Continuous Exposure to O3, NO2 and CCl4 at Reduced and Ambient Pressures

Author(s): MacEwan, J. D.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-02
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-68
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Behavioral Thermoregulation in Response to Heating and Cooling of the Hypothalamic Preoptic Area of the Dog

Author(s): Robinson, James J.
Corporate Author: John B. Pierce Foundation Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-02
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-144
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Techniques for Developing Systems to Fit Manpower Resources

Author(s): Snyder, Melvin T.
Corporate Author: Air Force Human Resources Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-10
Report Number: AFHRL TR 68-12
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Refinement of Sonic Fatigue Structural Design Criteria

Author(s): Ballentine, John R.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-156
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Buckling of Cylindrical Panels Under Lateral Pressure

Author(s): Singer, Josef
Corporate Author: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Date of Publication: 1968-03
Report Number: AFOSR 68-1934
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Design and Operation of Root C, a Small Syncoder Network Simulator

Author(s): Gruenke, Roger A.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-236
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