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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Author(s): Baker, Charles A.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-160
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Physical Action Of Intense High Frequency Sound On Vertebrate Tissue

Author(s): Fry, W. J.
Corporate Author: Bioacoutics Laboratory, Unniversity Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-152 Part 2
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Transfer Of Training After Five Days Of Practice with One Task Or with Varied Tasks

Author(s): Duncan, Carl P.
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-533
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Transfer Training After Two Days Of Practice with One Task or with Varied Tasks

Author(s): Duncan, C. P.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-381
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Anatomical And Physiological Effects Of Rapid Deceleration

Author(s): Fasola, Alfred F.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-218
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A Method For Simulating Night Flying During Daylight Hours

Author(s): Horn, Richard E.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-10
Report Number: WADC TR 54-505
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The Presence Of A Dual Perceptual Set For Certain Perceptual-motor Tasks

Author(s): Simon, C. W.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Command
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-286
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On The Interpretation Of Word Frequency As A Variable Affecting Speed Of Recognition

Author(s): Howes, Davis H.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-282
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The Influence Of Complex Task Variables On The Relative Efficiency Of Auditory And Visual Message Presentation

Author(s): Reid, L. Starling
Corporate Author: Virginia U.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-288
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Effect Of Variations In Control-display Ratio And Exponential Time Delay On Tracking Performance

Author(s): Rockway, Marty R.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-618
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Effects Of Stress On Performance In A Dominant And Non-dominant Task

Author(s): Simon, Charles W.
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-285
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Apparatus For Presentation And Continuous Measurement Of Error In A Two-dimensional Compensatory Tracking Task

Author(s): McGuire, James C.
Corporate Author: Washington University, Dept. Of Psychology, Biomechanics Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-335
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Comparison Of The Visual And Auditory Senses As Channels For Data Presentation

Author(s): Henneman, Richard H.
Corporate Author: University of Virginia
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-363
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Desirable Control-display Relationship For Moving Scale Instruments

Author(s): Bradley, James V.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-423
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Control-display Association Preferences For Ganged Controls

Author(s): Bradley, James V.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-379
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Counters For Airborne Use

Author(s): Warrick, Melvin J.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-266
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Transfer of Training in a Simple Motor Skill Along the Speed Dimension

Author(s): Ammons, Robert B.
Corporate Author: University of Louisville
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-498
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A Method For Man-machine Task Analysis

Author(s): Miller, Robert B.
Corporate Author: American Institutes for Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-137
AD Number: AD0015921
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Masking Of Cathode Ray Tube Display By Ambient Illumination

Author(s): Adler, Helmut E.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-266
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Fixations During Day and Night CGA Approaches Using an Experimental Instrument Panel Arrangement. The seventh of a series of reports on Eye Fixations of Aircraft Pilots

Author(s): Milton, John L.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: AF TR 6709
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Handbook of Acoustic Noise Control. Volume II. Noise and Man

Author(s): Rosenblith, Walter A.
Corporate Author: Bolt, Beranek, and Newman
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-204 Volume 2
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Anthropometry Of Flying Personnel - 1950

Author(s): Hertzberg, H. T. E.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory and Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-321
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Transfer Of Training In Motor Learning As A Function Of Degree Of First-Task Learning And Inter-Task Similarity

Author(s): Duncan, Carl P.
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-64
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The Spectral Density Study Of Tracking Performance: I. The Effect Of Instructions

Author(s): Krendel, Ezra S.
Corporate Author: The Frankilin Institute
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-11 Part 1
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Effect Of Flashes Of Light On Night Visual Acuity

Author(s): Fry, Glenn A.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-10 Part 2
AD Number: AD0013834
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The Influence Of Categorical Cuing On The Identification Of Visually Distorted words Selected From A Logically Organized Population

Author(s): Henneman, Richard H.
Corporate Author: Virginia U.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-362
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Automation And Personnel Requirements For Guided Missile Ground Support Functions

Author(s): Knowles, W. B.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-05
Report Number: WADC TR 59-240
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Electronic Radar Target Simulator For Air Traffic Control Studies

Author(s): Hixon, W. Carroll
Corporate Author: Aviation Psychology Laboratory, Ohio State University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-569
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Handbook Of Acoustic Noise Control. Vol 1: Physical Acoustics. Supplement 1

Author(s): Lukasik, Stephen J.
Corporate Author: Bolt, Beranek And Newman, Inc.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-204 Volume 1 Supplement 1
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Psychological Considerations In The Design Of Training Equipment

Author(s): Miller, Robert B.
Corporate Author: American Institute For Research
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-563
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