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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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Factors Affecting Rate of Apparent Change in a Dynamic Ambiguous Figure as a Function of Observation Time

Author(s): Brown, Kenneth T.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-482
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Human Engineering Design Schedule for Training Equipment

Author(s): Miller, Robert B.
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-138
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Relative Discriminability Of Thirty-one Differently Shaped Knobs

Author(s): Hunt, Darwin P.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-108
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Nomographs Of Head Measurements

Author(s): Churchill, Edmund
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-14
AD Number: AD0016748
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The Coding Of Aircraft Controls

Author(s): Hunt, Darwin P.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-221
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Light Transmission And Haze Requirements For Transparent Enclosures

Author(s): Glover, Harold C.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-55
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Legibility Of Type As Determined By The Combined Effect Of Typographical Variables And Reflectance Of Background

Author(s): Crook, Mason N.
Corporate Author: Tufts College, Institute For Applied Experimental Psychology
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-441
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Response Of The Human Skull To Mechanical Vibrations

Author(s): Franke, Ernst K.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-24
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Handbook Of Toxicology Volume I

Author(s): Spector, William S.
Corporate Author: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-16 Volume 1
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A System For Measuring The High Sound Pressure Levels From Rockets

Author(s): Hoeft, Lothar O.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-655
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Handbook Of Biological Data

Author(s): Spector, William S.
Corporate Author: The National Research Council
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-273
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The Development Of A Mobile Acoustics Laboratory

Author(s): Hoeft, Lothar O.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-656
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Reports of Research in the Field of Engineering Psychology

Author(s): Gatti, Jennie
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-154
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An Analysis Of The Actions Of Adrenal Cortical Steroids And Other Agents On The Cerebral Cortex Of The Rabbit

Author(s): Misrahy, George A.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 57-114
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Comfort Evaluation Of The C-118 Pilot Seat (Aerotherm): One Of A Series Of Studies Pertaining To The Design Evaluation Of Pilot And Crew Station Equipment

Author(s): Slechta, Robert F.
Corporate Author: Bio-Mechanics Laboratory; Department Of Sociology; Tufts University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-312
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A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Controller Training In Simulated Air Traffic Control Task. A Study In Human Engineering Aspects Of Radar Air Traffic Control

Author(s): Kidd, J. S.
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-449
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High-Speed Electromechanical Goggle


Corporate Author: Wayne-George Corp.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-05
Report Number: WADC TR 59-114
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Tracking Performance As A Function Of Feedback Specificity

Author(s): Hunt, Darwin P.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-584
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Response of Structures to Aircraft Generated Shock Waves


Corporate Author: Arde Associates
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-169
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Reports Of Research In The Field Of Engineering Psychology

Author(s): Gatti, Jennie
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-220
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Handbook Of Toxicology Volume III Insecticides A Compendium


Corporate Author: Division Of Biology And Agriculture, National Academy Of Sciences
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-16 Volume 3
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Feasibility Study For A Man-Machine Systems Research Facility

Author(s): Ernst, Arthur A.
Corporate Author: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-51
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A Summary Of Research Methods, Operator Characteristics,And System Design Specifications Based On The Study Of A Simulated Radar Air Traffic Control System

Author(s): Kidd, J. S.
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-236
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The Differential Effect Of Speed And Load Stress On Task Performance

Author(s): Jeantheau, Gabriel
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-7
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Multidimensional Scaling Approach To The Determination Of Basic Psychological Parameters For Pure Tones

Author(s): Peters, Robert W.
Corporate Author: Mississippi Southern College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-04
Report Number: WADC TR 59-201
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Development And Test Of A Balloon-borne Manned Vehicle

Author(s): Geer, Richard L.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-226
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Short Time Human Tolerance To Sinusoidal Vibrations

Author(s): Ziegenruecker, Gerd H.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-07-01
Report Number: WADC TR 59-391
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Emergency Escape Capsule Studies. Phase 1. Preliminary Laboratory Flotation Studies

Author(s): Kearney, Allan P.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-247 Part 1
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A Supine Seat For High-Stress Testing Of Primates

Author(s): Eisen, L.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-04
Report Number: WADC TR 59-165
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Influence Of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin On Influenza Virus Infectivity In The Embryonated Egg

Author(s): Hill, William F.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-05
Report Number: WADC TR 59-117
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Research To Investigate Factors Affecting Multiple-Task Psychomotor Performance

Author(s): Adams, Oscar S.
Corporate Author: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation; Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-120
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Attention Value Of Audio And Visual Warning Signals

Author(s): Kreezer, George L.
Corporate Author: Department Of Psychology, Washington University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-521
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Design Of Ventilated Clothing

Author(s): Webb, Paul
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-608
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Effects Of Variations In Control Backlash And Gain On Tracking Performance

Author(s): Rockway, Marty R.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-553
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Vision In Military Aviation

Author(s): Wulfeck, Joseph W.
Corporate Author: The Institute For Applied Experimental Psychology Tufts University In Cooperation With Jackson & Moreland, Inc., Engineers With Contributions By Col. George O. Emerson Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-399
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A Statistical Evaluation of Joint Range Data

Author(s): Barter, James T.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-08
Report Number: WADC TN 57-311
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Cutaneous Toxicity Evaluations Of Air Force Development Materials. Part II

Author(s): Shelanski, Morris V.
Corporate Author: Industrial Biology Research And Testing Laboratories
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-742
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Sound Absorption At The Surfaces Of Small Laboratory Animals

Author(s): Ackerman, Eugene
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-461
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A History Of Aircraft Cockpit Instrumentation 1903-1946

Author(s): Nicklas, Douglass R.
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois Aviation Psychology Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-301
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An Electronic Target Simulator For Use With Operational Radar Surveillance Systems

Author(s): Carter, George A.
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology; The Ohio State University; The OSU Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-277
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Investigations Of Vertical Displays Of Altitude Information, I. Comparison Of A Moving-Tape And Standard Altimeter On A Simulated Flight Task

Author(s): Mengelkoch, Robert F.
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 57-384
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Biological Effects Of Noise In Vertebrate Animals

Author(s): Anthony, Adam
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-647
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Man-machine Dynamics: Chapter VII of the Joint Services Human Engineering Guide to Equipment Design

Author(s): Ely, Jerome H.
Corporate Author: Dunlap And Associates, Inc.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-582
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Procedures for Including Human Engineering Factors in the Development of Weapon Systems

Author(s): Van Cott, Harold P.
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-488
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Design Of Controls. Chapter VI of the Joint Services Human Engineering Guide to Equipment Design.

Author(s): Ely, Jerome H.
Corporate Author: Dunlap and Associates, Inc
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-172
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Layout of Workplaces. Chapter V of the Joint Services Human Engineering Guide to Equipment Design.

Author(s): Ely, Jerome H.
Corporate Author: Dunlap and Associates, Inc
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-171
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Effects Of Gravitational Stress Upon Visual Acuity

Author(s): White, William J.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-247
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Guide To Design Of Electronic Equipment For Maintainability

Author(s): Altman, James W.
Corporate Author: American Institute For Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-218
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A Screening Semi-Quantitative Method For The Determination Of Carbon Monoxide In Blood

Author(s): Meyer, Jack
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-143
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Toxicity of Certain Fluids and Certain of their Constituents

Author(s): Treon, Joseph F.
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-251
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