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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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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: 1972-03
Report Number: AFAPL TR 71-97 Volume 1
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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: 1972-08
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: 1972-04
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: 1972-04
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: 1972-07
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: 1972-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-181
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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: 1972-01
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: 1972-02
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: 1972-02
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: 1972-04
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: 1972-02
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: 1972-02
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: 1972-01
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: 1972-09
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: 1972-06
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: 1972-07
Report Number: AFAPL TR 72-56
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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: 1972-02
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: 1972-05
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: 1972-05
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: 1972-09
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: 1972-09
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: 1972-07
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: 1972-07
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: 1972-07
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: 1972-06
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: 1972-08
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: 1972-06
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: 1972-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-64 Volume 2
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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: 1972-07
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: 1972-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-77
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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: 1972-08
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: 1972-08
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: 1972-06
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: 1972-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-111
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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: 1972-08
Report Number: AFML TR 72-102 Part 1
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Performance of Ball Bearings in Air and Vacuum with No Added Lubrication

Author(s): K. R. Mecklenburg
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-06
Report Number: AFML TR 72-73
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VFR Approach Profiles in the T-38 Aircraft

Author(s): A. C. McTee
Corporate Author: Bunker Ramo Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-110
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Atmospheric Turbulence Field Parameters Determination

Author(s): Robert L. Neulieb; Jan N. Garrison; Dennis J. Golden
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-51
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A Study of the Effects of Parameter Variation on the Flying Qualities of the XV-4B V/STOL Aircraft

Author(s): Arthur G. Jones
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-44
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V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation: Volume IV. Literature Survey

Author(s): P. T. Wooler; H. C. Kao; M. F. Scwendemann; H. R. Wasson; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-26 Volume 4
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V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation: Volume III. Manual for Computer Programs

Author(s): P. T. Wooler; H. C. Kao; M. F. Scwendemann; H. R. Wasson; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-26 Volume 3
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V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation: Volume II. Application of Prediction Methods

Author(s): P. T. Wooler; H. C. Kao; M. F. Scwendemann; H. R. Wasson; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-26 Volume 2
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V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation: Volume I. Theoretical Development of Prediction Methods

Author(s): P. T. Wooler; H. C. Kao; M. F. Scwendemann; H. R. Wasson; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-26 Volume 1
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Response of Aircraft to Three Dimensional Random Turbulence

Author(s): Frederick D. Eichenbaum
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-28
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The Collection, Generation, and Analysis of MIL-HDBK-5 Allowable Design Data

Author(s): Paul E. Ruff; Ronald J. Favor; Walter S. Hyler
Corporate Author: Battelle Columbus Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-03
Report Number: AFML TR 72-61
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A Study of Air Cushion Landing Systems for Recovery of Unmanned Aircraft

Author(s): John M. Ryken
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-87
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Development of Weapon Delivery Models and Analysis Programs. Volume III. Testing and Demonstration 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: 1972-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-123 Volume 3
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Prediction methods for Near Field Noise Environments of VTOL Aircraft

Author(s): L. C. Sutherland; D. Brown
Corporate Author: Wyle Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-180
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A Technique for Measuring In-Plane Displacements By Holographic Interferometry

Author(s): Frank D. Adams; Richard R. Corwin
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-5
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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: 1972-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-4 Part 2
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