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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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118 reports

Series Solution Of Laminar Incompressible Mixing Of Two Streams with Different Velocities

Author(s): Eldrenkamp, L. G.
Corporate Author: Illinois U.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-275
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Princeton Helium Hypersonic Tunnel And Preliminary Results Above M=11

Author(s): Bogdonoff, S. M.
Corporate Author: James Forrestal Research Foundation, Princeton University
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-124
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Schlieren System for Perforated Wall Type Transonic Wind Tunnels

Author(s): Behun, Eugene
Corporate Author: United Aircraft Corp.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-511
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Dynamic System Studies

Author(s): Allen, W. R.
Corporate Author: University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 6
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Dynamic System Studies

Author(s): Miller, K. S.
Corporate Author: University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 14
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Dynamic System Studies

Author(s): Howard, B. E.
Corporate Author: University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 2
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Dynamic System Studies: Analog Computation

Author(s): Fratten, F. W.
Corporate Author: University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 5
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Metal And Self-bonded Silicon Carbide

Author(s): Wilson, R. E.
Corporate Author: New York State College Of Ceramics
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-38 Part 3
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Delayed Failure And Hydrogen Embrittlement In Steel

Author(s): Frohmberg, R. P.
Corporate Author: Case Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-320
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Determination Of Residual Stresses By Indentation Methods

Author(s): Bareiss, Robert A.
Corporate Author: Lessells And Associates, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-615
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Prestressed Ceramic Structures

Author(s): Shanley, F. R.
Corporate Author: Department Of Engineering, University Of California
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-75 Part 2
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Heat Transfer and Frictional Effects in Laminar Boundary Layers. Part 4. Universal Series Solutions

Author(s): Tifford, Arthur N.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-288 Part 4
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Stability of Flow in Air-Induction Systems for Boundary-Layer Suction

Author(s): Flax, A. H.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-189
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Topological Network Theory

Author(s): Nerode, A.
Corporate Author: System Research, University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-424
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Creep Deformation Of Magnesium At Elevated Temperatures By Non-basal Slip

Author(s): Chaudhurt, A. R.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-593
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Computation of Zero-Lift Drag for Wing-Body Combinations at Supersonic Speeds

Author(s): Besonis, Algimantas J.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TN 57-412
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Polar Coordinate Accelerometer

Author(s): Lindberg, Allan W.
Corporate Author: White-Rodgers Electric Company
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-94
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Mechanical Properties Of Chromium

Author(s): Metcalfe, Arthur G.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Institute Foundation Of Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-07
Report Number: WADC TR 58-342
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Silicon-Based Cermets and Related Observations

Author(s): Weber, Berthold C.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-444
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves Part II An Investigation Of A Number Of Represnetative Electro-Hydraulic Servo Valves

Author(s): Johnson, Bernard
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 2
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Investigation Of A Method For Prestressing Flat Plates To Increase Their Buckling Strength

Author(s): Wang, C. T.
Corporate Author: College Of Engineering, New York University
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-8
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Research On Thermostable Molecules And Polymers

Author(s): Lawton, Emil A.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-642
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Thermal Conditions Associated With Aircraft In Flight

Author(s): Bloom, Martin H.
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Aeronautical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute Of Brooklyn
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-169
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Tables Of Definite Integrals Involving Bessel Functions Of The First Kind

Author(s): Butler, Terence
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Resarch Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-10
Report Number: WADC TR 54-420
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A Statistical Method for the Extraction of Stability Parameters from Flight-Test Data

Author(s): Springer, Meredith N.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TN 57-408
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Research On Intermetallic Containers For Melting Titanium

Author(s): Crandall, William B.
Corporate Author: State University Of New York College Of Ceramics At Alfred University
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-633
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Fundamental Concepts in the Theory of Systems

Author(s): Bartky, Walter
Corporate Author: System Research, University of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-624
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Stabilization Of Computer Circuits

Author(s): Hochfeld, E.
Corporate Author: System Research, University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-425
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Dynamic Systems Sythesizer

Author(s): Hutter, E. C.
Corporate Author: David Sarnoff Research Center, RCA Laboratories, Radio Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-22
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The Combined Non-linear Effects Of Earth Oblateness And Atmospheric Drag On A Near-Earth Satellite

Author(s): Jaramillo, Trinidad J.
Corporate Author: The University Of Chicago Institute For System Research
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-513
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Evaluation Of Forgings Of 4330 Modified, 4340, And 98B40 Steels At High-strength And Levels

Author(s): Ragland, F. J.
Corporate Author: Cleveland Pneumatic Tool Company
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-89
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Research On Rotating Stall In Axial Flow Compressors. Part IV: A Preliminary Study Of Three-dimensional Rotating Stall

Author(s): Moore, F. K.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 59-75 Part 4
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Investigation of the Thwaites Airfoil Principle as Applied to Helicopter Rotor Blades

Author(s): Arnold, L.
Corporate Author: Lee Arnold Associates, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-497
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Aluminum Powder Metallurgy

Author(s): Lenel, F. V.
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-110
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Metallography Of Aluminum Powder Extrusions

Author(s): Lenel, F. V.
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07
Report Number: WADC TR 56-170
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Effect of Elevated Temperature on the Fatigue Strength of Sintered-Aluminum Powder

Author(s): Hyler, W. S.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-212
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Statistical Inference, Reliability, And Significance

Author(s): Weida, Frank Mark
Corporate Author: Aerospace Research Labs
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-149
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Theory And Experiment In The Solution Of Structural Problems Of Supersonic Aircrafts

Author(s): Hoff, N. J.
Corporate Author: Polytechnic Institute Of Brooklyn
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-291
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Life Expectancy of Aircraft Under Elevated Temperature Conditions

Author(s): Gerard, George
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-493
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Insulation Study For Airframe Structures

Author(s): Oakes, Gibson
Corporate Author: Aerophysics Development Corporation
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-131
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The Use Of Sample Quasi-Ranges In Estimating Population Standard Deviation

Author(s): Harter, H. Leon
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-200
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Study Of Creep Of Titanium And Two O Fits Alloys

Author(s): Gluck, Jeremy V.
Corporate Author: Engineering Research Institute, University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-54
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Dispersed Hard Particle Strengthening Of Metals

Author(s): Grant, Nicholas J.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-359
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Factors Controlling Resistance To Deformation And Mechanical Failure In Polycrystalline (Glass-Free) Ceramics

Author(s): Tefft, Wayne E.
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-05
Report Number: WADC TR 59-278
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Generation Of Gusts In A wind Tunnel And Measurment Of Unsteady Lift On An Airfoil

Author(s): Garby, L. C.
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Aeronautical Engineering, University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-401
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Five-channel Chronograph System For Detonation-wave Propagation Measurements

Author(s): Kissell, Kenneth E.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-84
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Compressive-creep Properties Of High-temperature Materials

Author(s): Yerkovich, L. A.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-582
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Detonation Induction Distances In Combustible Gaseous Mixtures At Atmospheric And Elevated Intial Pressures. IV. Hydrogen-nitric-oxide. V. Hydrogen-oxygen-diluent. VI. Theoretical Analysis

Author(s): Bollinger, Loren E.
Corporate Author: The Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-08
Report Number: WADC TR 58-591 Part 2
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The Determination of Aircraft Stability Coefficients from Flight-Test Data Part III Lateral Investigations

Author(s): Mazzola, Luciano L.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-07
Report Number: WADC TN 57-410 Part III
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Phase And Free Energy Relationships In The System Titanium-zirconium-oxygen

Author(s): Hoch, Michael
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Chemistry And Ohio State University Research Foundation, Ohio State University
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-567
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