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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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Active Control Synthesis for Flexible Vehicles: Volume I. KONPACT Theoretical Description

Author(s): A. F. Konar; J. K. Mahesh; C. R. Stone; M. Hank
Corporate Author: Honeywell Systems & Research Center
Laboratory: U. S. Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1976-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-146 Volume 1
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Active Control Synthesis for Flexible Vehicles: Volume II. KONPACT Program Listing

Author(s): A. F. Konar; J. K. Mahesh; C. R. Stone; M. Hank
Corporate Author: Honeywell Systems & Research Center
Laboratory: U. S. Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1976-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-146 Volume 2
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Active Control Synthesis for Flexible Vehicles: Volume III. KONPACT User's Manual

Author(s): A. F. Konar; J. K. Mahesh; C. R. Stone; M. Hank
Corporate Author: Honeywell Systems & Research Center
Laboratory: U. S. Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1976-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-146 Volume 3
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The USAF Stability and Control Digital DATCOM Volume II, Implementation of Datcom Methods

Author(s): Willams, John E. and Steven R. Vukelich
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1976-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-76-45 Volume II
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Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Date of Publication: 1976
Report Number: NASA SP-407
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An Investigation of Separated Flow About a Hemisphere-Cylinder at 0- to 19-Deg Incidence in the Mach Number Range from 0.6 to 1.5

Author(s): T. Hsieh
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Laboratory: Propulsion and Wind Tunnel Facility
Date of Publication: 1976-11
Report Number: AEDC TR 76-112
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Direct Side Force Control Criteria for Dive Bombing: Volume I - Summary

Author(s): Robert V. Brulle; William A. Moran; Richard G. Marsh
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1976-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 76-78 Volume 1
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A Laboratory Investigation into Flight Perturbations During Steep Descents of V/STOL Aircraft

Author(s): L. D. Reid; B. Etkin; H. W. Teunissen; P. C. Hughes
Corporate Author: University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1976-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 76-84
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Vuilleumier Cooler Wear Rate Test Program

Author(s): T. Ohara; K. G. Moore; M. N. Gardos
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1976-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 76-135
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DYNALIST II. A Computer Program for Stability and Dynamic Response Analysis of Rail Vehicle Systems. Volume IV. Revised User's Manual

Author(s): Bronowicki, Allen and T. K. Hasselman
Corporate Author: J. H. Wiggins Company
Date of Publication: 1976-07
Report Number: FRA-OR&D-75-22.IV
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DYNALIST II: A Computer Program for Stability and Dynamic Response Analysis of Rail Vehicle Systems: Volume III: Technical Report Addendum

Author(s): Bronowicki, Allen and T. K. Hasselman
Corporate Author: J. H. Wiggins Company
Date of Publication: 1976-07
Report Number: FRA-OR&D-75.22.III
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Study of Friction and Creep Between Steel Wheels and Rail

Author(s): Sciammarella, C., M. Press, S. Kumar, B. Seth, L. Nailescu and S. Kalpakjian
Corporate Author: Illinois Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Date of Publication: 1976-03
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Structural Vibration Noise Abatement of a Large Diesel Engine

Author(s): Varma, P. K. and Sudhir Kumar
Corporate Author: Department of Mechanics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: 1976-01
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Study of the Friction Creep Phenomenon between Railroad Wheel and the Rail under Contaminated Conditions of Water and Fuel Oil

Author(s): Mehta, M. K., S. Kumar, C. A. Sciammarella, B. B. Seth
Corporate Author: Illinois Institute of Technology, Mechanics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Date of Publication: 1976-12
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