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Liquid Injection into a Supersonic Stream

Author(s): Yates, C. L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aero Propulsion Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1972
Report Number: AFAPL TR 71-97 Volume 1
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Air-Cushion Pressure During Stiff-Operation for Air-Cushion Landing Systems. Part II. Experiments.

Author(s): Han, Lit S.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Research Foundation Columbus
Date of Publication: 3/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-4 Part 2
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Collapse Analysis for Shells of General Shape; Volume I. Analysis.

Author(s): Almroth, B. O.; Brogan, F. A.; Marlowe, M. B.
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles And Space Co Palo Alto Calif Palo Alto Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-8 Volume 1
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Development of Weapon Delivery Models and Analysis Programs. Volume I. System Modeling and Performance Optimization.

Author(s): Konar, A. Ferit
Corporate Author: Honeywell Inc Minneapolis Minn Systems And Research Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-123 Volume 1
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Development of Weapon Delivery Models and Analysis Programs. Volume II. Documentation of the Armament Delivery Analysis Programming System (ADAPS).

Author(s): Konar, A. Ferit; Ward,Michael D.
Corporate Author: Honeywell Inc Minneapolis Minn Systems And Research Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-123 Volume 2
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Study of the Practicability of Active Vibration Isolation Applied to Aircraft during the Taxi Condition.

Author(s): Corsetti, Charles D.; Dillow, James D.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-159
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Study of the Blunt Slab Delta Wing at Hypersonic Speeds and Angles of Attack

Author(s): Burke, Gerald L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-181
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Development of a Nondestructive Testing Technique to Determine Flaw Criticality

Author(s): C. E. Hartbower; C. F. Morais; W. G. Reuter, et al
Corporate Author: Aerojet Solid Propulsion Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 71-218
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In-Flight Investigation of an Unaugmented Class III Airplane in the Landing Approach Task Phase I - Lateral Directional Study

Author(s): Richard Wasserman; Franklin F. Eckhart; Howard J. Ledder
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-164 Volume 1
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Implementation Studies for a Reliability-Based Static Strength Criteria System: Volume I, Evaluation

Author(s): M. C. Campion, L. C. Hanson; D. S. Morcock, et al.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-178 Volume 1
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Implementation Studies for a Reliability-Based Static Strength Criteria System: Volume II, Implementation

Author(s): M. C. Campion, W. D. Campbell; J. W. Chapman, et al.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-178 Volume 2
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Take-Off and Landing Critical Atmospheric Turbulence (TOLCAT) Experiments and Analysis

Author(s): C. E. Elderkin; D. C. Powell; A. G. Dunbar; T. W. Horst
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-172
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Takeoff and Landing Analysis (TOLA) Computer Program: Part I. Capabilities of the Takeoff and Landing Analysis Computer Program

Author(s): Urban H. D. Lynch
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-155 Part 1
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Prediction and Evaluation of Flying Qualities in Turbulence

Author(s): E. D. Onstott; E. P. Salmon; R. L. MCCormick
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation Aircraft Division
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-162
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Flight Control Principles for Control Configured Vehicles

Author(s): Edmund G. Ryanski; Norman C. Weingarten
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-154
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K-Space Formulation of the Two-Dimensional Electromagnetic Scattering Problem

Author(s): Krueger, Charles H. Jr.
Corporate Author: Air Force Avionics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Avionic Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1972
Report Number: AFAL TR 72-271
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Evaluation of Gas Lubricated Hydrodynamic Bearings in a Gas Turbine Environment

Author(s): Swenson, Kendall R.; Hughes, Nick M.; Heuer, Don F.
Corporate Author: Airesearch Manufactruing Company of Arizona
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1972
Report Number: AFAPL TR 72-41
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Research on Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication of High Speed Rolling-Sliding Contacts

Author(s): Smith, Richard L.; Walowit, Jed A.; Gupta, Pradeep K.; McGrew, John M.
Corporate Author: Mechanical Technology Inc Latham N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFAPL TR 72-56
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Conceptual Studies of Aerodynamic Glider-Decelerator Combinations for Heavy Loads

Author(s): Heinrich, Helmut G.; Saari, David P.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Univ Minneapolis Dept Of Aerospace Engineering And Mechanics
Date of Publication: 5/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-6
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Recent Notes and Data on Interference Heating

Author(s): Neumann,Richard D.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-12
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Evaluation of Lateral-Directional Handling Qualities and Roll-Sideslip Coupling of Fighter Class Airplanes

Author(s): Boothe, Edward M.; Parrag, Michael L.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Lab Inc Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-36 Volume 1
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Evaluation of Lateral-Directional Handling Qualities and Roll-Sideslip Coupling of Fighter Class Airplanes

Author(s): Boothe, Edward M.; Parrag, Michael L
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Lab Inc Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-36 Volume 2
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V/STOL Dynamics and Aeroelastic Rotor - Airframe Technology. Volume II. Description and Correlation of New Methodologies.

Author(s): Alexander, H. R.; Amos, A. K.; Tarzanin, F. J.; Taylor, R. B.
Corporate Author: Boeing Vertol Co Philadelphia PA
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-40 Volume 2
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V/STOL Dynamics and Aeroelastic Rotor-Airframe Technology. Volume III. User's Manuals - Computer Programs for Aeroelastic Stability Analysis and Aeroelastic Prop/Rotor Loads Analysis.

Author(s): Amos, A. K. Tarzanin, F. J.
Corporate Author: Boeing Vertol Co Philadelphia PA
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-40 Volume 3
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MAGIC III: An Automated General Purpose System for Structural Analysis Volume 1. Engineer's Manual.

Author(s): Batt, James R.; Jordan, Stephen
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Co Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-42 Volume 1
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MAGIC III: An Automated General Purpose System for Structural Analysis. Volume II. User's Manual.

Author(s): Jordan, Stephen; Batt, James R.
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Co Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-42 Volume 2
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MAGIC III: An Automated General Purpose System for Structural Analysis. Volume III. Programmer's Manual.

Author(s): Gallo,A. Michael
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Co Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-42 Volume 3
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Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Temperature Sensitive Paints.

Author(s): Schultz, Howard D.
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles And Space Co Inc Sunnyvale, Calif
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-52
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Finite Element Modeling and Optimization of Aerospace Structures

Author(s): Dwyer, Walter J.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aerospace Corp Bethpage N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-59
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Development of an Understanding of the Fatigue Phenomena of Bonded and Bolted Joints in Advanced Filamentary Composite Materials. Volume I. Analysis Methods.

Author(s): Dickson, John N.; Hsu,Teh-Min; McKinney,James M.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Co Marietta
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-64 Volume 1
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Development of an Understanding of the Fatigue Phenomena of Bonded and Bolted Joints in Advanced Filamentary Composite Materials. Volume II. Fabrication, Inspection and Testing.

Author(s): Fehrle, Albert C.; Gilbert, Gerald J.; Young,Edward C.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Co Marietta
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-64 Volume 2
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Development of an Understanding of the Fatigue Phenomena of Bonded and Bolted Joints in Advanced Filamentary Composite Materials. Volume 3. Fatigue Analysis and Fatigue Mode Studies.

Author(s): Fehrle, A. C. Carroll, J. R. Freeman, S. M.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Co Marietta
Date of Publication: 6/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-64 Volume 3
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Interference Heating Due to Shock Impingement

Author(s): Haslett, Robert A.; Haufman, Louis G. , II.; Romanowski, Richard F.; Urkowitz,Michael
Corporate Author: Grumman Aerospace Corp Bethpage N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-66
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Computational Algorithms for Unconstrained Optimization

Author(s): Kujawski, Bruce T.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-77
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Evaluation of Advanced Beryllium Structural Configurations.

Author(s): Dutko, Theodore R.; Brunken, Ronald D.; Moore, Roy G.
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corp Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Div
Date of Publication: 9/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-95
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Development of Theoretical Method for Two-Dimensional Multi-Element Airfoil Analysis and Design. Part I: Viscous-Flow Analysis Method.

Author(s): Bhateley, Ishwar C.; McWhirter, Jack W.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Fort Worth Tex Convair Aerospace Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-96 Part 1
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Development of Theoretical Method for Two-Dimensional Multi-Element Airfoil Analysis and Design. Part II: Leading-Edge Slat Design Method.

Author(s): McGregor, O. Wayne; McWhirter, Jack W.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Fort Worth Tex Convair Aerospace Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-96 Part 2
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Human Engineering for the Air Force Control-Display Program

Author(s): Snyder,Thomas A.; McTee, A. C.
Corporate Author: Bunker-Ramo Corp Westlake Village Calif Electronic Systems Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-109
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Multiwheel Landing Gear/Soil Interaction - Phase III. Braked Wheel Sinkage Prediction Technique and Computer Program.

Author(s): Bogner, Fred K
Corporate Author: Dayton Univ Oh Research Inst
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-111
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Application of Cold Plates to Electronic Equipment Cooling

Author(s): Feldmanis, Carl J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1972
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-128
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Development of Surface Treatments for Titanium Alloys for Adhesive Bonding

Author(s): Lively,Gerald W.
Corporate Author: Vought Aeronautics Co Dallas Tex
Date of Publication: 10/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-70
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Manufacturing Methods for Rolling Very High Strength Superalloy Sheet

Author(s): Buzzanell, J. D. Black, H. L.
Corporate Author: Cyclops Corp Bridgeville PA Universal-Cyclops Specialty Steel Div
Date of Publication: 7/25/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-80
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Corrosion Cracking of Metallic Materials. Part I. Summary.

Author(s): Fontana,Mars G.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Columbus Dept Of Metallurgical Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-102 Part 1
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Importance of Slip Mode for Dispersion-Hardened Beta Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Hamajima,T.; Lutjering, G.; Weissmann, S.
Corporate Author: Rutgers - The State Univ New Brunswick N J Materials Research Lab
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-103
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Emerging Aerospace Materials and Fabrication Techniques

Author(s): Olevitch, Albert
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Date of Publication: 9/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-118
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Dynamics of Stiffened Cylindrical Shells with Spatially Varying Curvature

Author(s): McDaniel, T. J.
Corporate Author: Dayton Univ Ohio Research Inst
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-134
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Induction Melting and Casting of Titanium Alloy Aircraft Components

Author(s): Piwonka, Thomas S. Cook, Charles R.
Corporate Author: TRW Inc Cleveland OH
Date of Publication: 7/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-168
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High Temperature Specific Heat of Titanium and Titanium-Base Alloys

Author(s): Ward, Richard L.; Hoch, Michael; Bidwell, L. R.; Gegel, H. L.
Corporate Author: Cincinnati Univ Ohio Dept Of Materials Science And Metallurgical Engineering
Date of Publication: 9/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-186
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Research on Synthesis of High-Strength Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): Boyd,J. D. Drennen,D. C. Martin,C. J. Price,C. W. Thompson,D. S.
Corporate Author: Battelle Columbus Labs Ohio
Date of Publication: 10/11/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-199
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Research on Metallurgical Synthesis

Author(s): Wilcox, B. A.; Hahn, G. T.; Jaffee, R. I.
Corporate Author: Battelle Columbus Div OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1972
Report Number: AFML TR 72-238
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