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139 reports

Demonstration of a Supersonic Box Method for Unsteady Aerodynamics of Nonplanar Wings. Part I. General Applications.

Author(s): Olsen, James J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 2/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-104 Part 1
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Demonstration of a Supersonic Box Method for Unsteady Aerodynamics of Nonplanar Wings. Part II. Application to the AGARD Planforms.

Author(s): Olsen,James J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 2/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-104 Part 2
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Functional Verification of the Apollo Urine Transport System

Author(s): Berhard J. Katchamn; James P. F. Murphy
Corporate Author: Miami Valley Hospital
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 2/1/1969
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-166
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Inhibition Of Flow Separation At High Speed. Volume III. Experimental Results For Laminar Boundary Layers.

Author(s): Nielsen, Jack N.; Lynes, Larry L.; Goodwin, Frederick K.
Corporate Author: Nielsen Engineering And Research Inc Palo Alto Calif
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-119 Volume 3
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Analysis of the Elastic Contact of a Hollow Ball with a Flat Plate.

Author(s): Rumbarger, John H.; Herrick, R. Clyde
Corporate Author: Franklin Inst Research Labs Philadelphia PA
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-123
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Application of Multiparameter Flight Loads Data to Structural Design Criteria. Volume II. Distributions of Peaks and Correlated Variables. Part II. Tabulated Results.

Author(s): Bouton, Innes; Trent, D. J.
Corporate Author: Rockwell International Downey Ca Space Businesses
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-131 Volume 2 Part 2
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Application of Multiparameter Flight Loads Data to Structural Design Criteria. Volume III: Time Distributions and Peak Envelopes.

Author(s): Trent, D. J.; Bouton, Innes
Corporate Author: Rockwell International Downey CA Space Businesses
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-131 Volume 3
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Pressure Distribution During Parachute Opening. Phase II. Finite Mass Operating Case.

Author(s): Melzig, H. D. Saliaris, C.
Corporate Author: Deutsche Forschungsanstalt Fuer Luft- Und Raumfahrt E V Brunswick (Germany F R) Inst Fuer Flugmechanik
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-135
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Proceedings of the Conference on Matrix Methods in Structural Mechanics (2nd) Held At Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, On 15-17 October 1968


Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150
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Investigation of an Integrated Aircrew Escape/Rescue System Capability (AERCAB).

Author(s): Manzuk, Robert J.; Peck, Walter R.; Yost, Charles A.; Duncan, James W.; Braunlich, E. A.
Corporate Author: Stencel Aero Engineering Corp Arden NC
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-159
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Investigation Of The High Pressure Electrodeless Arc In Air

Author(s): Hollister, Donald D.
Corporate Author: Philco-Ford Corp Newport Beach Calif Aeronutronic Div
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-160
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Correlation of Aerodynamic Stability and Control Derivatives Obtained from Flight Tests and Wind Tunnel Tests on the XC-142A Airplane.

Author(s): Black, Ernest L. Booth, George C.
Corporate Author: Ltv Aerospace Corp Dallas Tex Ltv Vought Aeronautics Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-167
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Parametric Study Of Tsai's Strength Criteria For Filamentary Composites.

Author(s): Sandhu, R. S.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-168
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Feasibility Of Joining Advanced Composite Flight Vehicle Structures

Author(s): Kutscha, D.; Hofer, K. E., Jr
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute, Mechanics of Materials Research Division
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1969
Report Number: AFML TR 68-391
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Table of Contents


Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. i-ix
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Addresses


Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 1-13
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Matrix Methods of Aerospace Structural Analysis

Author(s): Dehke, Paul H.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, MCDonnell Douglas Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 15-79
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Application of the Created Response Surface Technique to Structural Optimization

Author(s): Marcal, Pedro V., Gellatly, Ronald A.
Corporate Author: Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 83-110
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Optimization of Structures Based on the Study of Energy Distribution

Author(s): Venkayya, V. B., Khot, N. S., Reddy, V. S.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 111-153
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Fully-Stressed Design of Airplane Redundant Structures

Author(s): Dwyer, W., Rosenbaum, J. Shulman, M., Pardo, H.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 155-181
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Dynamic Analysis of Shells Using Double-Curved Finite Elements

Author(s): Greene, B. E, Jones, R. E., McLay, R. W., Strome, D. R.
Corporate Author: University of California
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 185-212
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Static and Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Sandwich Structures

Author(s): Abel, J. F., Popov, E. P.
Corporate Author: University of California, Berkeley
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 213-245
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Vibration Analysis of Cantilevered Curved Plates Using a New Cylindrical Shell Finite Element

Author(s): Olson, Mervyn D., Lindberg, Garry M.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautical Establishment
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 247-269
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A Minimization Method for the Solution of the Eigenproblem Arising in Structural Dynamics

Author(s): Fox, R. L., Kapoor, M. P.
Corporate Author: Case Western Reserve University; Indian Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 271-306
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A Practical Computational Method for Reducing a Dynamical System with Constraints to an Equivalent System with Independent Coordinates

Author(s): Walton Jr., William C., Steeves, Earl C.
Corporate Author: NASA Langley Research Center
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 307-330
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Some New Elements for the Matrix Displacement Method

Author(s): Argyris, J. H., Buck, K. E., Scharpf, D. W., Hilber, H. M., Mareczek, G.
Corporate Author: University of Wales
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 333-397
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A Refined Quadrilateral Element for Analysis of Plate Bending

Author(s): Clough, Ray W., Felippa, Carlos A.
Corporate Author: University of California, Berkeley; Boeing Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 399-440
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Rationalization in Deriving Element Stiffness Matrix by Assumed Stress Approach

Author(s): Pian, Theodore H. H., Tong, Pin
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 441-469
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A Finite Element Application of the Hellinger-Reissner Variational Theorem

Author(s): Dunham, Robert S., Pister, Karl S.
Corporate Author: University of California, Berkeley
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 471-487
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Finite Elements in Linear Viscoelasticity

Author(s): White, J. L.
Corporate Author: Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 489-516
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Finite Element Analysis of Fluid Flows

Author(s): Martin, Harold C.
Corporate Author: Univeristy of Washnigton
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 517-535
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Curved Thick Shell and Membrane Elements with Particular Reference to Axisymmetric Problems

Author(s): Ahmad, Sohrabuddin, Irons, Bruce M.
Corporate Author: Technological University
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 539-572
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Finite Element Analysis of Sandwich Plates and Cylindrical Shells with Laminated Faces

Author(s): Monforton, G. R., Schmit, Jr., L. A.
Corporate Author: Case Western Reserve University
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 573-616
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Curved Triangular Elements for the Analysis of Shells

Author(s): Bonnes, G., Dhatt, G., Giroux, Y. M., Robichaud, L. P. A.
Corporate Author: Laval University
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 617-639
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A Doubly Curved Triangular Shell Element

Author(s): Strickland Jr., Gordon E., Loden, William A.
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles and Space Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 641-666
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The Analysis of Thin Shells with Transverse Shear Strains by the Finite Element Method

Author(s): Key, Samuel W., Beisinger, Zelma E.
Corporate Author: Sandia Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 667-710
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Elastic Instability Predictions for Doubly-Curved Shells

Author(s): Gallagher, Richard H., Yang, Henry T. Y.
Corporate Author: Cornell University
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 711-739
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Analysis of the 747 Aircraft Wing-Body Intersection

Author(s): Hansen, S. D., Anderton, G. L., Connacher, N. E., Dougherty, C. S.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 743-788
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Structural Analysis Practices for Large Scale Systems

Author(s): Mallett, Robet H., Braun, Frederick W., Hunter, Donald T.
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems; NASA Manned Spacecraft Center
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 789-838
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Applications Experience with the Format Computer Program

Author(s): Warren, Dale S.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 839-867
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Some Applications of Finite Analysis to Shell Buckling Prediction

Author(s): Backus, Walter E., Mello, Raymond M.
Corporate Author: Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 869-893
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Structural Survivability Analysis

Author(s): Melosh, R. J., Johnson, J. R., Luik, Rein
Corporate Author: Philco-Ford; Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 895-928
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The Role of Computer Graphics in the Structural Design Process

Author(s): Batdorf, W. J., Kapur, S. S., Sayer, R. B.Kawai, T., Ohtsubo, H.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 929-964
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A Method for the Complicated Buckling Problems of Elastic Plates with Combined Use of Rayleigh-Ritz's Procedure in the Finite Element Method

Author(s): Kawai, T., Ohtsubo, H.
Corporate Author: Royal Aircraft Establishment
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 967-994
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Accuracy and Convergence of Finite Element Approximations

Author(s): Walz, Joseph E., Fulton, Robert E., Cyrus, Nancy Jane
Corporate Author: NASA Langley Research Center
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 995-1027
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Numerical Conditioning of Stiffness Matrix Formulations for Frame Structures

Author(s): Rosanoff, R. A., Gloudeman, J. F., Levy, S.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corp.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 1029-1060
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Completeness and Convergence in the Finite Element Method

Author(s): De Arantes e Oliveira, Eduardo Romano
Corporate Author: Laboratorio Nacional De Engenharia Civil
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 1061-1089
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Analysis of General Coupled Thermoelasticity Problems by the Finite Element Method

Author(s): Oden, J. T., Kross, D. A.
Corporate Author: Research Institute, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 1091-1120
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The Heat Conduction and Thermal Stress Analysis by the Finite Element Method

Author(s): Fujino, T., Ohsaka, K.
Corporate Author: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 1121-1163
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Hydroelastic of Axisymmetric Systems by a Finite Element Method

Author(s): Guyan, R. J., Ujihara, B. H., Welch, P. W.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-150 p. 1165-1203
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