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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A New Optical Technique for Rapid Determination of Creep and Fatigue Thresholds at High Temperature

Corporate Author: Johns Hopkins University
Date of Publication: 1984-04-01
Report Number: AFWAL TR 84-4028
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Planetary Missions Performance Handbook: Volume II (3rd Edition): Inner Planets

Author(s): Soldner, John
Corporate Author: Science Applications, Inc.
Laboratory: Earth and Planetary Exploration Division
Date of Publication: 1984-05
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Post Stall Maneuvers and Thrust Vectoring Performance Analysis

Author(s): Miller, L. Earl
Corporate Author: Highspeed Performance Branch, Aeromechanics Division
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1984-07-01
Report Number: AFWAL TR 84-3109
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The Use of Pneumatic Active Suspensions To Improve Lateral Rail Vehicle Ride Quality

Author(s): Hedrick, J. K.
Corporate Author: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: University Research Program
Date of Publication: 1984-08-01
Report Number: DOT/OST/P-34/85/020
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Constitutive Modeling of Engine Materials

Author(s): Wilson, Dale A.
Corporate Author: Pratt & Whitney and Hibbitt, Karlson, Sorensen, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1984-07
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-84-4073
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Friction and Wear of Solid-Lubricated Contact in Gas Turbine Engine Bearings

Author(s): Gray, Stanley
Corporate Author: Mechanical Technology Incorporated
Date of Publication: 1984-11-01
Report Number: AFWAL TR 84-4143
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Statistics of Crack Growth in Engine Materials. Volume II. Spectrum Loading and Advanced Techniques

Author(s): Schwartz, B. J.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1984-02-01
Report Number: AFWAL TR 82-4040 Volume 2
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