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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: 1964-05
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: 1964-08
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: 1963-11
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: 1964-05
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: 1964-03
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: 1964-05
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: 1963-06
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: 1964-03
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: 1963-12
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: 1963-11
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: 1963-11
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: 1963-11
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: 1963-11
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: 1963-11
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: 1964-03
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: 1963-09
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: 1963-09
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: 1963-09
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: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 15
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Research And Development On High-Pressure-High Temperature Metallurgy

Author(s): Kulin, S.A.; Kaufman, L.; Harvey, J.S.; Radcliffe, S.V.; Clougherty, F.
Corporate Author: Manlabs Inc Cambridge Mass
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-893 Part 3
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Investigation Into the Tungsten-Rich Regions of the Binary Systems Tungsten-Carbon, Tungsten-Boron and Tungsten-Beryllium, Part II.

Author(s): H. J. Goldschmidt, E. A. Catherall, W. M. Ham and D. A. Oliver
Corporate Author: The B.S.A. Group Research Centre
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-25 Part 2
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Field Ion Microscopy of Iron Whiskers, Part II.

Author(s): Edwin W. Muller and Osamu Nishikawa
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-138 Part 2
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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: 1963-11
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: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-585 Volume 2
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Improved Methods for Welding Age Hardenable High Temperature Alloys

Author(s): B. S. Blum, P. Shaw and A. Wickesser
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-601
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Materials Analytical Research

Author(s): Michael Hoch
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-620
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Effects of Thermal-Mechanical Processing Variables on Short-Time 3000 Degrees F Tensile Properties of Tungsten + 0.6 Percent Columbium Alloy

Author(s): Vincent DePierre and George Saul
Corporate Author: AF Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-782
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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: 1963-07
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: 1963-12
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: 1963-07
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: 1963-10
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: 1964-01
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4151
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Metallography Of Dispersion Hardened Alloys And Its Relation To Creep Resistance

Author(s): Brammar, I.S.; Dawe, D.W.
Corporate Author: Aeon Labs Egham (England)
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-343 Part 1
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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: 1963-06
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: 1963-06
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: 1963-11
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: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-509 Part 1
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Investigation of the Distribution of Tensile and Bending Stresses in Notched Flat Bars

Author(s): Dr. Ing. H. Neuber
Corporate Author: Institute for Technical Mechanics
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-515
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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: 1964-04
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: 1964-12
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: 1964-06
Report Number: ML TDR 64-169
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Development of Superior Steels for Precision Gyro Spin Bearings

Author(s): D. R. Poirier; R. F. Polich; M. C. Flemings
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: ML TDR 64-276
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The Structural Reliability of Airframes

Author(s): A. M. Freudenthal; A. O. Payne
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AFML TR 64-401
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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: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-509 Part 2
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Theory Of Stage II Fatigue Crack Propagation

Author(s): Grosskreutz, J. C.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Inst Kansas City MO
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-03
Report Number: AFML TR 64-415
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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: 1964-03
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: 1964-04
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: 1964-06
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: 1964-04
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: 1965-01
Report Number: ML TDR 64-82
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