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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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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XL - The Influence Of Fillers On The Pyrolysis And Binding Characteristics Of Certain Synthetic Binders

Author(s): C. W. Boquist, H. j. O'Neil, R. E. Putcher, And J. S. Griffith
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 40
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement to Volume X - Thermal Reactivity Of Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Author(s): T. Edstrom And I. C. Lewis
Corporate Author: The Research Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 10 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XLI - Survey And Analytical Representation Of The Measurement Of the Specific Heat Of Graphite

Author(s): G. B. Spence
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 41
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Supplement To Volume XI - Characterization Of Binders Used In The Fabrication Of Graphite Bodies

Author(s): E. de Ruiter, J. F. M. Oth, V. Sandor, H. Tschamler
Corporate Author: Union Carbide European Research Associates
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 11 Supplement 1
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XII - Development Of An Improved Large Diameter Fine Grain Graphite For Aerospace Applications

Author(s): C. W. Waters and E. L. Piper
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 12
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XIII - Development Of A Fine-Grain Isotropic Graphite For Structural And Substrate Applications

Author(s): R. A. Howard And E. L. Piper
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 13
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XVI - An Elctron Spin Resonance Study Of Thermal Decomposition Reactions Of Organic Compounds

Author(s): L. S. Singer And I. C. Lewis
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 16
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XVIII - High Temperature Tensile Creep Of Graphite

Author(s): E. J. Seldin
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 18
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XIX - Thermal Stresses In Anisotropic Hollow Cylinders

Author(s): Tu-Lung Weng
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 19
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XX - The Electric And Magnetic Properties Of Pyrolytic Graphite

Author(s): G. Wagoner, B. H. Eckstein
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 20
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXI - Carbon Arc Image Furnace Studies Of Graphite

Author(s): M. R. Null and W. W. Lozier
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 21
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXIV - The thermal Expansion Of Ghaphite In The Co-Direction

Author(s): C. E. Lowell
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 24
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXVII - Carbonization Studies Of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Author(s): I. C. Lewis And T. Edstrom
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 27
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXIX - Diamagnetic Susceptibility Of Graphite By The Faraday Method

Author(s): D. E. Soule and C. W. Nezbeda
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 39
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Effect Of Basic Physical Parameters On Engineering Properties Of Intermetallics

Author(s): J. H. Westbrook, D. L. Wood, and H. E. Grenoble
Corporate Author: General Electric Research Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: WADD TR 60-184 Part 5
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energies Of Gaseous InS, In2S and In2S2

Author(s): R. Colin, J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 12
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Study Of The Systems Boron-Carbon and Boron-Carbon-Silicon

Author(s): G Verhaegen, F.E. Stafford and J. Dowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 13
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: High Temperature Vaporization Studies

Author(s): J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 14
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: The Dissociation Energies Of Group IV-Group VI Molecules

Author(s): J. Drowart and R. Colin
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 15
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Mechanical Properties of Wrought Tungsten, Volume I.

Author(s): H. Leggett and H. Parechanian
Corporate Author: The Hughes Tool Co.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-585 Volume 1
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Mechanical Properties of Wrought Tungsten, Volume II.

Author(s): C. A. Drury, R. C. Kay, A. Bennett and M. J. Albom
Corporate Author: The Marquardt Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-585 Volume 2
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Materials Analytical Research

Author(s): Michael Hoch
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-620
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Joining of Refractory Metal Foils, Part I.

Author(s): J. W. Welty, P. J. Valdez, C. E. Smeltzer, Jr., and C. P. Davis
Corporate Author: International Harvester Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-799 Part 1
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Infrared Spectra Investigation of Para-Substituted Benzene Compounds

Author(s): R. J. Jakobsen
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-869
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Critical Survey of Mechanical Property Test-Methods for Brittle Materials

Author(s): William B. Shook
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-491
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A Statistical Method of Reducing Random Errors in Data

Author(s): Pierce M. Williamson
Corporate Author: AF materials Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1963
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4020
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Study Of The Crystalline Transformation In Lial5o8

Author(s): Wilson, H. H.
Corporate Author: Clemson Agricultural Coll S C
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1964
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4151
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Some Specialized Attachments For The Siemens X-Ray Diffractometer

Author(s): Renton, John J.; Baun, William L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-469
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Lightweight Thermal Protection System Development. Volume II - Materials - Existing Data And Recommended Data Acquisition

Author(s): Lange, R. A.; Jones, H.; Ryan, J. M.; Stitt, J.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics/Astronautics San Diego Calif
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-596 Volume 2
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXVIII. Polarographic Reduction Of Polynuclear Aromatics

Author(s): I. C. Lewis; H. Leibecki; S. L. Bushong
Corporate Author: National Carbon Co Lawrenceburg Tenn
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 28
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Acoustic Emission Under Applied Stress, Part I.

Author(s): B. H. Schofield
Corporate Author: Lessells and Associates, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-509 Part 1
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The Infrared Spectra of Polymers, Resins, and Related Materials in the 700-250 cm^-1 Region and Their Analytical Application

Author(s): Dieter O. Hummel
Corporate Author: The University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-712
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Preliminary Study of a Radio Frequency Plasma

Author(s): Paul J. Huffman; Edmund J. Rolinski
Corporate Author: AF Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-317
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Basic Studies in Quantum and Radiation Chemistry

Author(s): Marvin Vestal; M. Krause; Wm. H. Johnson
Corporate Author: Wm. H. Johnson Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-169
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Acoustic Emission Under Applied Stress, Part II.

Author(s): B. H. Schofield
Corporate Author: Lessells and Associates, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-509 Part 2
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Tensile Strength Of Brittle Materials

Author(s): Sedlacek, R.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Inst Menlo Park Calif
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-49
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Fantasia II And Triprod II - Shielding Codes For The IBM 7070

Author(s): Steinberg, Herbert A.; Aronson, Raphael
Corporate Author: Control Data Corp Melville N Y TRG Div
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-52
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Procedure For Evaluation Of Coated Refractory Alloys

Author(s): Levinstein, M. A.; Marble, J. D.
Corporate Author: General Electric Co Cincinnati Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-70
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Thermal And Gamma Radiation Behavior Of Dyed Nomex Yarns

Author(s): McGrath, Joyce C.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-77
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Thermal Protection Systems. Application Research Of Materials Properties And Structural Concepts

Author(s): Hurwicz, Henryk; Mascola, Robert
Corporate Author: Avco Corp Wilmington Mass Research And Advanced Development Div
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1965
Report Number: ML TDR 64-82
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Principles Affecting High Strength To Density Composites With Fibers Or Flakes

Author(s): Bradstreet, S. W.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-85
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Flexible Fibrous Structural Materials

Author(s): Coplan, M. J.; Freeston, W. D., Jr.; Platt, M. M.
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Labs Inc Boston MA
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-102
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Materials Design Handbook: Division, I Structural Plastics

Author(s): Grove, C. S., Jr.; Pray, R. Ford, III
Corporate Author: Syracuse Univ Research Inst N Y
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-141
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Technology Of New Devitrified Ceramics A Literature Review

Author(s): Emrich, Barry R.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Lab Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-203
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Development Of Nondestructive Testing Methods For The Evaluation Of Thin And Ultrathin Sheet Materials

Author(s): Schmitz, G.; Wieczorek, A.; Levine, M.
Corporate Author: MRD Div General American Transportation Corp Niles IL
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-278
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Effective Shielding Values of the Phenyl Group in Some Group IVb and Vb Compounds

Author(s): M. T. Ryan and W. L. Lehn
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-832
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Theoretical Investigations of the Behavior of Brittle Materials at Various Ranges of Temperature

Author(s): Udo Wegner
Corporate Author: University of the Saarland Institute for Applied Mechanics
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-490
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Thermal Diffusivity Measurements on Metals and Ceramics at High Temperatures

Author(s): R. L. Ludkin
Corporate Author: U. S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1963
Report Number: ASD-TDR 62-24 Part II
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Evaluation of Impregnated Porous Refractory Oxide Composites

Author(s): F. N. Brelich, Jr. and L. M. Stejskal
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-185
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A Survey of High Temperature Ceramic Materials for Radomes

Author(s): L. K. Eliason & C. C. Zellner
Corporate Author: Melpar, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1964
Report Number: ML TDR 64-296
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