Contrails
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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An Investigation of Wing Lift Augmentation with Spanwise Tip Blowing

Author(s): Michael R. Mendenhall; Staven C. Caruso; Daniel J. Lesieutre; Robert E. Childs
Corporate Author: Nielsen Engineering & Research, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/22/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 86-3112
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Wind Tunnel Tests of Elliptical Missile Body Configurations at Mach Numbers 0.4 to 0.5

Author(s): Donald E. Shereda; Paul F. Amidon; Valentine Dahlem III
Corporate Author: High Speed Aero Performance Branch, Aeromechanics Division
Date of Publication: 12/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-3088
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Modification of Lubricant Traction Measuring Device

Author(s): Shashi K. Sharma
Corporate Author: Universal Energy System, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 86-4031
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Traction Model Development

Author(s): J. I. McCool
Corporate Author: MRC Bearings-SFK Aerospace
Date of Publication: 9/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-4079
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Nonlinear Flying Quality Parameters Based on Dynamic Inversion

Author(s): B. G. Morton; M. R. Elgersma; C. A. Harvey; G. Hines
Corporate Author: Honeywell
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/30/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-3079
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Experimental Modal Analysis and Dynamic Component Synthesis. Volume 1. Summary of Technical Work

Author(s): Randall J. Allenmang; David L. Brown
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-3069 Volume 1
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Experimental Modal Analysis and Dynamic Component Synthesis. Volume 2. Measurement Techniques for Experimental Modal Analysis

Author(s): Randall J. Allenmang; David L. Brown; Robert W. Rost
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-3069 Volume 2
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Experimental Modal Analysis and Dynamic Component Synthesis. Volume 3. Modal Parameter Estimation

Author(s): Randall J. Allenmang; David L. Brown
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-3069 Volume 3
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Experimental Modal Analysis and Dynamic Component Synthesis. Volume 4. System Modeling Techniques

Author(s): Randall J. Allenmang; David L. Brown
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-3069 Volume 4
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Experimental Modal Analysis and Dynamic Component Synthesis. Volume 5. Universal File Formats

Author(s): Randall J. Allenmang; David L. Brown
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-3069 Volume 5
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Experimental Modal Analysis and Dynamic Component Synthesis. Volume 6. Software User's Guide

Author(s): Randall J. Allenmang; David L. Brown
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-3069 Volume 6
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Kinetic Mechanisms for Ionization and Afterburning Suppression

Author(s): D. P. Weaver; T. Singh
Corporate Author: Air Force Astronautics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Astronautics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1987
Report Number: AFAL TR 87-49
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Information Systems for Space and Earth Science


Corporate Author: Information Systems Office
Date of Publication: 1/1/1987
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Durability of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites

Author(s): D. M. Harmon, C. R. Saff and C. T. Sun
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Company and Purdue University
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-87-3060
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Elevated Temperature Crack Growth Studies of Advanced Titanium Aluminides

Author(s): Dr. Srivathsan Venkataraman
Corporate Author: Systran Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-87-4103
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Engine Component Retirement for Cause: Volume I - Executive Summary

Author(s): John A. Harris, Jr.
Corporate Author: United Technologies Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1987
Report Number: AFWAL-TR-87-4069 Volume I
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