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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume V - Supplement I. Engineering User and Technical Report - Extended.

Author(s): Pickard, J.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume V Supplement I
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume VI. Supplement I. Description of Digital Computer Program. Phase I. Extended.

Author(s): Morris, R.C.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume VI Supplement I
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume VII - Supplement I. Description of Digital Computer Program - Phase III - Extended.

Author(s): Frank, J. A.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume VII Supplement I
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Analysis of VTOL Handling Qualities Requirements: Part II. Lateral-Directional Hover and Transition

Author(s): Samuel J. Craig; Anthony Campbell
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-179 Part 2
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Development of a Solid-State Display System

Author(s): Archie L. Fisher; Paul R. Decker
Corporate Author: ITT Federal Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-133
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Crack Propogation in Aluminum Alloy Sheet Materials Under Flight-Simulation Loading

Author(s): Schijve, J.; Jacobs, F. A.; Tromp, P. J.
Corporate Author: National Aerospace Laborator, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-50
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Flight Test Evaluation of a Scratch Strain Gage.

Author(s): Haglage, Theodore L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-116
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Approximate Solution Of Plane Orthotropic Elasticity Problems5

Author(s): Schimke, Joel; Thomas, Kevin; Garrison, John
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Co Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-84
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Prediction Of Supersonic Laminar Flow Separation By The Method Of Integral Relations With Free Interaction.

Author(s): Kuhn, Gary D.; Goodwin, Frederick K.; Nielsen, Jack N.
Corporate Author: Nielsen Engineering And Research Inc Palo Alto Calif
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-87
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Stability Characterization of Refractory Materials Under High Velocity Atmospheric Flight Conditions. Part 3, Volume 3: Experimental Results of High Velocity Hot Gas/Cold Wall Tests.

Author(s): Kaufman, Larry; Nesor, Harvey
Corporate Author: ManLabs Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-84 Part 3 Volume 3
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Parametric Fatigue Analysis of USAF Fighter Aircraft

Author(s): George J. Roth; Blaine S. West
Corporate Author: University of Dayton Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-85
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Phase Equilibria Investigation of Binary, Ternary, and Higher Order Systems, Part I - The Phase Diagrams of the Systems Ti-Nb-C, Ti-Ta-C, and Ti-Mo-C

Author(s): E. Rudy
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-117 Part 1
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Phase Equilibria Investigation of Binary, Ternary, and Higher Order Systems, Part V - The Phase Diagram W-B-C

Author(s): E. Rudy
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-117 Part 5
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Phase Equilibria Investigation of Binary, Ternary, and Higher Order Systems, Part VII - The Phase Diagram Ti-V-C

Author(s): E. Rudy
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-117 Part 7
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Phase Equilibria Investigation of Binary, Ternary, and Higher Order Systems, Part IX - Calculation of Thermodynamic Quantities from Phase Diagrams

Author(s): E. Rudy
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-117 Part 9
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A Flight Investigation of Lateral-Directional Handling Qualities for V/STOL Aircraft in Low Speed Maneuvering Flight

Author(s): K-H. Doetsch; D. G. Gould; D. M. McGregor
Corporate Author: National Aeronautical Establishment, Canada
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-41
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A Stability and Control Prediction Method for Helicopters and Stoppable Rotor Aircraft. Volume I. Engineer's Manual

Author(s): Charles L. Livingston
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-123 Volume 1
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Basic Kinematics and Dynamics of the Humane Centrifuge and Other Aerospace Simulators, Including a Simple Explanation of Coriolis and Gyroscopic Effects

Author(s): Otto Schueller; Fred W. Berner
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1970
Report Number: AMRL TR 69-126
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Three-Dimensional Nozzle Design for Maximum Thrust. Volume I. Theoretical Development and Results

Author(s): Snyder, Lynn E.; Thompson, H. Doyle
Corporate Author: Purdue University Jet Propulsion Center
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/28/1970
Report Number: AFAPL TR 70-79 Volume 1
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Hypersonic Surface Pressure and Heat Transfer on Slender Bodies in Variable Composition and Nonequilibrium Atmospheres

Author(s): Harney, D. J.; Petrie, S. L.
Corporate Author: Ohio Stat University Aeronautical and Astronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-31
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Design, Fabrication, and Flight Testing of Self-Organizing Flight Control System

Author(s): Barron, Roger L.
Corporate Author: Adaptronics, Inc. McLean, Virginia
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-77
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In-Flight Investigation of Lateral-Directional Dynamics for the Landing Approach

Author(s): Hall, G. Warren; Boothe, Edward M.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory Inc., Buffalo, New York
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-145
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Evaluation Study of the Oxidation-Corrosion Characteristics of Aircraft Turbine Engine Lubricants. Volume II.

Author(s): Cuellar, J. P.; Baber, B. B.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Inst San Antonio TX
Date of Publication: 5/1/1970
Report Number: AFAPL TR 70-10 Volume 2
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System Description and Performance Data for the USAF/CAL Variable Stability T-33 Airplane

Author(s): Hall, G. Warren; Huber, Ronald W.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Lab Inc Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-71
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Research on Exploratory Development of Nondestructive Methods for Crack Detection. Part III.

Author(s): Schroeer, Rudi M.
Corporate Author: Arvin Systems Inc Dayton OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 67-167 Part 3
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Investigation of Advanced Filament Wound Aircraft Landing Gear Structures

Author(s): Yurenka, Steven
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Corp Long Beach CA Douglas Aircraft Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-229
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Fatigue, Tensile and Creep Properties of 17-7 PH TH 1050 and AM 350 SCT Sheet

Author(s): Bass, Colin D.; Harmsworth, C. L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 3/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-331
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An Improved Process for the Working of Welded Titanium Alloy Tubing

Author(s): Huber, R. F.; Loewenstein, P.
Corporate Author: Whittaker Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-333
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Corrosion Cracking of Metallic Materials

Author(s): Fontana, Mars G.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Columbus Dept Of Metallurgical Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-2
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Mechanical Properties, Including Fracture Toughness and Fatigue, Corrosion Characteristics and Fatigue-Crack Propagation Rates of Stress-Relieved Aluminum Alloy Hand Forgings

Author(s): Brownhill, D. J.; Babilon, C. F.; Nordmark, G. E.; Sprowls, D. O.
Corporate Author: Aluminum Co Of America Alcoa Center PA Alcoa Labs
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-10
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Thermo-Mechanical Strengthening of High-Strength Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Greenfield, M. A.; Margolin, H.
Corporate Author: New York Univ NY Engineering Research Div
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-43
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High Resolution Chemical Ionization Mass Spectroscopy

Author(s): Futrell, Jean H.
Corporate Author: Utah Univ Salt Lake City Dept Of Chemistry
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-65
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Analytical Approach to Composite Behavior

Author(s): Ebert, L. J.; Claxton, R. J.; Kmieciak, H.; Wright, P. K.
Corporate Author: Case Western Reserve Univ Cleveland Oh Dept Of Metallurgy
Date of Publication: 6/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-104
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Manufacturing Techniques for Application of Erosion Resistant Coatings to Turbine Engine Compressor Components

Author(s): Green, Harry M.
Corporate Author: General Electric Co Lynn MA Aircraft Engine Business Group
Date of Publication: 5/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-114
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Application of Photochromic Coatings for Nondestructive Inspection

Author(s): Allinikov, Sidney
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 12/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-246
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Study and Design of an Ejection System for VTOL Aircraft: Part I, Volume 3 - Computer Program User's Manual for VTOL Escape System Simulation

Author(s): Clinkenbeard, I. L.; Cartwright Jr., E. O.
Corporate Author: Vought Aeronautics Division, LTV Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-1 Part 1 Volume 3
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Analysis of Data Density and Storage Requirements for High Resolution Radar Simulation System Design

Author(s): Patrick D. Fligor
Corporate Author: Technology Incoporated
Laboratory: Air Force Human Resources Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1970
Report Number: AFHRL-TR-70-12
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Spatial Decay in the Response of Damped Periodic Structures, Part II.

Author(s): Y. K. Lin and R. Vaicaitis
Corporate Author: University of Illinois
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-308 Part 2
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Propagation of Flexural Waves in Infinite, Damped Rib-Skin Structures

Author(s): D. J. Mead and G. Sen Gupta
Corporate Author: University of Southampton
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-13
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Free-Wave Propagation in Periodically-Supported, Infinite Beams

Author(s): D. J. Mead
Corporate Author: University of Southampton
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-14
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Analytical Prediction of Defects Occurrence in Simple and Complex Forgings


Date of Publication: 7/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-90
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A Continuing Systematic Program on Tables of Thermophysical Properties of Materials

Author(s): C. Y. Ho
Corporate Author: Purdue University
Date of Publication: 6/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-92
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Studies on the Behavior of Nickel-Base Superalloys at High Temperatures

Author(s): Ingard Kvernes; Per Kofstad
Corporate Author: Central Institute for Industrial Research
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-103
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Development of a 900F Titanium Alloy


Date of Publication: 7/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 70-125
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Evaluation of Commercially Available Eddy Current Equipment


Date of Publication: 5/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-221
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A Study of the Effectiveness of Selected Aniwear Additives in Synthetic Esters

Author(s): Kenneth A. Davis, Major, USAF
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1970
Report Number: AFML TR 69-301
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Evaluation Study of the Oxidation-Corrosion Characteristics of Aircraft Turbine Engine Lubricants. Volume I

Author(s): Cuellar, J. P.; Baber, B. B.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Inst San Antonio TX
Date of Publication: 5/1/1970
Report Number: AFAPL TR 70-10 Volume 1
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A Wind Tunnel Investigation of Jets Exhausting into a Crossflow

Author(s): L. B. Fricke; P. T. Wooler; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-154 Volume 2
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