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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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Dynamic System Studies

Author(s): Advisory Board On Simulation, Chicago
Corporate Author: University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 1
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Installation of an Automatic Control System in a T-33 Airplane for Variable Stability Flight Research. Part 2. Detail Design, Fabrication and Installation

Author(s): Flight Research Department
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-156 Part 2
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Real Gas Flow Tables For Nondissociated Air

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 59-4
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Experimental Study Of An Aerodynamic Rectifier

Author(s): Wooten, Frederick O.
Corporate Author: All American Engineering Company
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-356
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An Elastic Tube Theory of Pulse Transmission and Oscillatory Flow in Mammalian Arteries

Author(s): Womersley, John R.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-614
AD Number: ADB295267
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Flight Evaluations of the Effect of Variable Phugoid Damping in a JTB-26B Airplane

Author(s): Newell, Fred
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-223
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An Elementary Approach To The Analysis Of Variance

Author(s): Rider, Paul Reece
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-20
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Determining Air Reactions On Moving Vehicles. Part V. Methods Of Aerodynamics - Composite Bodies

Author(s): Krzywoblocki, M. Z.
Corporate Author: Institute For System Research, Laboratories For applied Sciences, The University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-51 Part 5
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Determining Air Reactions On Moving Vehicles. Part IV. Methods Of Aerodynamics - Elementary Bodies

Author(s): Krzywoblocki, M. Z.
Corporate Author: Institute For System Research, Laboratories For applied Sciences, The University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-51 Part 4
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Injection And Combustion Of Liquid Fuels

Author(s): Putnam, A. A.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-344
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Dynamic System Studies: Aerodynamic Studies

Author(s): Saarlas, M.
Corporate Author: University Of Chicago, University of Illinois
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 16
AD Number: AD0097261
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Air-to-Air Tracking with Linear and Non-linear Yaw Damping

Author(s): Bull, Gifford
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-223
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Experimental Investigation Of A Method Of Interference Drag Reduction Of A Swept Wing Aircraft By Means Of Fuselage Indentation

Author(s): Degen, M.
Corporate Author: Brown Univ Providence RI
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-12
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Installation of an Automatic Control System in a T-33 Airplane for Variable Stability Flight Research. Part 1. - Preliminary Investigation and Design Studies

Author(s): Ball, J. N. (editor)
Corporate Author: Flight Research Department, Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-156 Part 1
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves Part IV: Research On Servo Valves

Author(s): Johnson, Bernard A.
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 4
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves Part 1. A Summary Of The Present State Of The Art Of Electro-Hydraulic Servo Valves

Author(s): Boyar, R. E.
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 1
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves Part 3 State Of The Art Summary Of Electrohydraulic Servo Valves And Applications

Author(s): Johnson, Bernard
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 3
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Effect Of Boundary Layer Profile, Air Speed, And System Geometry On The Stability Of Flow In Suction Systems

Author(s): Treanor, C. E.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-318
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Nonlinear Aspects Of Angular Rate Measuring Gyroscopic And Servo-Systems

Author(s): Brown, H. H.
Corporate Author: Franklin Institute
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-118
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Study Of Deterioration Of Adhesives In Metal Bonds At High Temperatures

Author(s): Black, J. M.
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-330
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Analytical And Experimental Investigations Of Incompressible And Compressible Mixing Of Streams And Jets

Author(s): Torda, T. P.
Corporate Author: Department Of Aeronautical Engineering, University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-347
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Oxidation-Resistant Coatings for Molybdenum

Author(s): Doane, D. V.
Corporate Author: Climax Molydenum Company of Michigan
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-492 Part 3
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Reduction of Drag Due to Lift at Supersonic Speeds

Author(s): Graham, E. W.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-524 Part 2
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Survey on Heat Transfer at High Speeds

Author(s): Eckert, Ernst R. G.
Corporate Author: Minnesota University
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-70
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Dynamic System Studies: Performance Requirements For Flight Tables

Author(s): Blanton, H. Elmore
Corporate Author: Dynamic Analysis And Control Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 10
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An Analogue Series Computer

Author(s): Scherberg, Max G.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-174
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Reduction Of Drag Due To Lift At Supersonic Speeds

Author(s): Graham, E. W.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-524 Part 1
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Metal And Self-bonded Silicon Carbide Part II

Author(s): Wilson, R. E.
Corporate Author: New York State College Of Ceramics.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-38 Part 2
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Flight Evaluations Of Variable Short Period And Phugoid Characteristics In A B-26

Author(s): Newell, Fred
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-594
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Investigation Of Lateral Stability At Stall

Author(s): Bull, Gifford
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-498
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Metal And Self-bonded Silicon Carbide

Author(s): Alliegro, R. A.
Corporate Author: New York State College Of Ceramics
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-38
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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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Evaluation Of Forgings Of Inco And TM-2 Steels At High-Strength Levels

Author(s): Matter, F. A.
Corporate Author: Cleveland Pneumatic Tool Company
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-587
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Preferred Orientation And Deformation In Titaniumand Titanium Alloys

Author(s): McHargue, Carl J.
Corporate Author: University Of Kentucky
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-343
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