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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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36 reports

Acoustic Emission Under Applied Stress, Part I.

Author(s): Schofield, B. H.
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): Neuber, Ing. H.
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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Investigation Into the Tungsten-Rich Regions of the Binary Systems Tungsten-Carbon, Tungsten-Boron and Tungsten-Beryllium, Part II.

Author(s): Goldschmidt, H. J.
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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Improved Methods for Welding Age Hardenable High Temperature Alloys

Author(s): Blum, B. S.
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-601
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Some Specialized Attachments For The Siemens X-Ray Diffractometer

Author(s): Renton, John J.
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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Metallography Of Dispersion Hardened Alloys And Its Relation To Creep Resistance

Author(s): Brammar, I. S.
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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Mechanical Properties of Wrought Tungsten, Volume II.

Author(s): Drury, C. A.
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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Lightweight Thermal Protection System Development. Volume II - Materials - Existing Data And Recommended Data Acquisition

Author(s): Lange, R. A.
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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A Statistical Method of Reducing Random Errors in Data

Author(s): Williamson, Pierce M.
Corporate Author: AF materials Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4020
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Field Ion Microscopy of Iron Whiskers, Part II.

Author(s): Muller, Edwin W.
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): Leggett, H.
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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Effective Shielding Values of the Phenyl Group in Some Group IVb and Vb Compounds

Author(s): Ryan, M. T.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
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): Wegner, Udo
Corporate Author: University of the Saarland Institute for Applied Mechanics
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-490
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Materials Analytical Research

Author(s): Hoch, Michael
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-620
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Infrared Spectra Investigation of Para-Substituted Benzene Compounds

Author(s): Jakobsen, R. J.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-869
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Effect of Processing History on Fracture of Materials at High Strength Levels

Author(s): Poirier, D. R.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-819 Part 1
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Thermal Diffusivity Measurements on Metals and Ceramics at High Temperatures

Author(s): Ludkin, R. L.
Corporate Author: U. S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD-TDR 62-24 Part II
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Viscoelastic Support Damping of Built-In Circular Plates

Author(s): Mentel, T. J.
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-648
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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): DePierre, Vincent
Corporate Author: AF Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-782
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Critical Survey of Mechanical Property Test-Methods for Brittle Materials

Author(s): Shook, William B.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-491
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Joining of Refractory Metal Foils, Part I.

Author(s): Welty, J. W.
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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Investigation of Methods for Determining Actual Flaw Size in Materials by Nondestructive Ultrasonic Means, Part II.

Author(s): Anderson, Leo J.
Corporate Author: Automation Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TR 61-205 Part II
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXVIII. Polarographic Reduction Of Polynuclear Aromatics

Author(s): Lewis, I. C.
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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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXVII - Carbonization Studies Of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Author(s): Lewis, I. C.
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 XXIV - The Thermal Expansion Of Graphite In The Co-Direction

Author(s): Lowell, C. E.
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 XXI - Carbon Arc Image Furnace Studies Of Graphite

Author(s): Null, M. R.
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory, 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 XX - The Electric And Magnetic Properties Of Pyrolytic Graphite

Author(s): Wagoner, G.
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 XIX - Thermal Stresses In Anisotropic Hollow Cylinders

Author(s): Weng, Tu-Lung
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 High-Pressure-High Temperature Metallurgy

Author(s): Kulin, S. A.
Corporate Author: ManLabs, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-893 Part 3
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XIII. Mass Spectrometric Study Of The Systems Boron-Carbon and Boron-Carbon-Silicon

Author(s): Verhaegen, G.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XIII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XII. Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energies Of Gaseous InS, In2S and In2S2

Author(s): Colin, R.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XII
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXIX - Diamagnetic Susceptibility Of Graphite By The Faraday Method

Author(s): Soule, D. E.
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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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XVI - An Electron Spin Resonance Study Of Thermal Decomposition Reactions Of Organic Compounds

Author(s): Singer, L. S.
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 XLI - Survey And Analytical Representation Of The Measurement Of the Specific Heat Of Graphite

Author(s): Spence, G. B.
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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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XV. The Dissociation Energies Of Group IV-Group VI Molecules

Author(s): Drowart, J.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XV
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part XIV. High Temperature Vaporization Studies

Author(s): Drowart, J.
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: AF Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part XIV
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