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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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30 reports

A Compilation Of Turbojet Noise Data

Author(s): Norman Doelling; Derwent M. A. Mercer And The Staff Of Bolt Beranek And Newaian, Inc.
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 Anthropometry Of Working Positions I. A Preliminary Study

Author(s): H. T. E. Hertzberg; Irvin Emanuel; Milton Alexander, L/Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-520
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Differential Effects Of Noise And Fatigue On A Complex Counting Task

Author(s): Harry J. Jerison
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-359
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Acoustical Properties Of Blood And Hemoglobin Solutions

Author(s): Edwin L. Carstensen, Herman P. Schwan
Corporate Author: School Of Medicine, University Of Pennsylvnia
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-389
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A System For Measuring The High Sound Pressure Levels From Rockets

Author(s): Lothar O. Hoeft, 1/Lt., USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-655
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Guide To Design Of Electronic Equipment For Maintainability

Author(s): John D. Folley, Jr., James W. Altman
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 Statistical Comparison Of The Body Typing Methods Of Hooton And Sheldon

Author(s): C. Wesley Dupertius; Irvin Emanuel
Corporate Author: Western Reserve University; Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-366
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A Study Of Human Weight Lifting Capabilities For Loading Ammunition Into The F-86H Aircraft

Author(s): Irvin Emanuel; John W. Chaffee S/SGT, USAF; John Wing
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory; Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-367
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Effects Of Gravitational Stress Upon Visual Acuity

Author(s): William J. White, Warren R. Jorve
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-247
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Layout of Workplaces. Chapter V of the Joint Services Human Engineering Guide to Equipment Design.

Author(s): Jerome H. Ely, Robert M. Thomson, Jesse Orlansky
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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Quantitative Investigation Of The MA-1 Ventilating Garment when Used with A Modified MK-IV Anti-exposure Suit

Author(s): Donald C. Skilling, Joseph W. McCutchan, Craig L. Taylor
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Engineering, University of California
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-209
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Design Of Controls. Chapter VI of the Joint Services Human Engineering Guide to Equipment Design.

Author(s): Jerome H. Ely, Robert M. Thomson, Jeese Orlansky
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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Handbook Of Biological Data

Author(s): William S. Spector
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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A Program Of Human Engineering Research On The Design Of Aircraft Instrument Displays And Controls

Author(s): Alexander C. Williams, Jr.; Marvin Adelson; Malcolm L. Ritchie
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company; University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-526
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A Sizing System For High Altitude Gloves

Author(s): James T. Barter, A/2C, USAF; Milton Alexander, 1/Lt, USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-599
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The Effect Of A Vasoconstrictor, Metaraminol, On Human Tolerance To Acceleration

Author(s): Theodore Greiner, Capt, USAF (MC)
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-575
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A Screening Semi-Quantitative Method For The Determination Of Carbon Monoxide In Blood

Author(s): Jack Meyer, Major
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-143
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Development Of An Extra Small And Extra Large Size For The V-51 R Earplug

Author(s): D. T. Blackstock, H. E. Von Gierke
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-142
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The Development Of A Mobile Acoustics Laboratory

Author(s): Lothar O. Hoeft, 1/Lt., USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-656
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Body Dimension Changes During Basic Training

Author(s): Meyers, H. C.; Daniels, G. S.; Churchill, Edmund; Roelke, Norma S.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory and Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-458
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Analog Electronic Correlator

Author(s): Kenneth W. Goff. Bolt, Beranek and Newman Inc.
Corporate Author: Cambridge, Mass
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: Dec-56
Report Number: WADC TR 56-446
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Procedures for Including Human Engineering Factors in the Development of Weapon Systems

Author(s): Harold P. Van Cott; James W. Altman
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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Human Tolerance to Prolonged Acceleration

Author(s): George D. Zuidema; Sanford I. Cohen; Albert J.Silverman; Mitchell B. Riley
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-406
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Studies in Orthostatic Venoconstruction

Author(s): Edwin W. Salzman; Sidney D. Leverett, Jr.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-483
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Comparison of Four Methods of Encoding Elevation Information with Complex Line-Inclination Symbols

Author(s): David B. Learner; Earl A. Alluisi
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TN 56-485
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The Inadequacy of Visual Searching in Avoiding Mid-air Collisions

Author(s): George O. Emerson; Robert D. Metcalf; Harold C. Glover
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TN 56-145
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Noise Evaluation of Air Force Ground Support

Author(s): John N. Cole
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TN 56-335
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Reports of Research in the Field of Engineering Psychology

Author(s): Jennie Gatti
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-154
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Maximum Number of Passengers Allowable on Any One 5/16-Inch Distribution Line Supplied from a High Capacity Constant Flow Regulator

Author(s): John M. Sowle
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02-29
Report Number: WADC TR 56-106
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Pressure Drop in 5/16 Inch Aluminum Tubings and Fittings

Author(s): Andrew J. Shine; Wallace V. Lukey; Tomlinson J. Brooks; John M. Sowle
Corporate Author: United States Air Force Institute of Technology & Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-183
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