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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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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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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Minimum Allowable Dimensions for Controls Mounted on Concentric Shafts

Author(s): Bradley, James V.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-355
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Space requirements of the seated operator. Geometrical, kinematic, and mechanical aspects of the body with special reference to the limbs

Author(s): Dempster, W. T.
Corporate Author: University of Michigan
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-159
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Handbook Of Toxicology Volume V Fungicides

Author(s): Dittmer, Dorothy S.
Corporate Author: Division Of Biology And Agriculture, National Academy Of Sciences
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-16 Volume 5
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Handbook Of Toxicology Volume IV Tranquilizers

Author(s): Grebe, Rudolph M.
Corporate Author: Division Of Biology And Agriculture, National Academy Of Sciences
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-16 Volume 4
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Four-Channel Noise Source

Author(s): Barnes, George H.
Corporate Author: Laboratories Of Research And Development, Franklin Institute
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-194
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Instrumentation For Acoustical Evaluation Of Jet Engine Test Cells

Author(s): Labate, Samuel
Corporate Author: Bolt, Beranek And Newman, Inc.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-115
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Formation Lights For Fighter Aircraft

Author(s): Baker, Charles A.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-124
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Binocular Disparity As A Coding Dimension For Pictorial Instrument And Radar Displays

Author(s): Cohen, Jerome
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-393
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Differential Effects Of Noise And Fatigue On A Complex Counting Task

Author(s): Jerison, Harry J.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-359
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Experimental Studies Of Prolonged Wakefulness

Author(s): Chiles, Walter D.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-395
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Expansion Of The Visual Form Field By Perimeter Training

Author(s): Crannell, C. W.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-368
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Recognition And Identification Of Complex Visual Forms As A Function Of The Labeling System Emloyed

Author(s): Hake, Harold W.
Corporate Author: Institute For Cooperative Research, Johns Hopkins University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 55-367
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Effect Of Variations In Control-display During Training On Transfer To A "high" Ratio

Author(s): Rockway, Marty R.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-366
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The Anthropometry Of Working Positions I. A Preliminary Study

Author(s): Hertzberg, H. T. E.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-520
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Accommodative Responses Of The Cats Eye To Electrical Stimulation Of The Ciliary Ganglion

Author(s): Marg, Elwin
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-508
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A Compilation Of Turbojet Noise Data

Author(s): Doelling, Norman
Corporate Author: Cambridge 38, Massachusetts
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-401
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The Concept Of Response Restriction Applied To Dial Reading

Author(s): Freitag, Melvin
Corporate Author: Virginia U.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-364
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The Influence Of Message Distortion And Message Familarity, The Third Of A Series Of Reports On

Author(s): Holland, James Gordan
Corporate Author: Virginia U.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-287
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Design Of Digits

Author(s): Crook, Mason N.
Corporate Author: Tufts College, Institute For Applied Experimental Psychology
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-262
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