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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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82 reports

Application of Aerodynamic Lift in Accomplishing Orbital Plane Change

Author(s): Ronald N. Bell, 1/Lt, USAF and Wilbur L. Hankey, Jr., Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 9/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-693
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Comparison of Approaches for Sonic Fatigue Prevention

Author(s): Maurice J. Cote
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 9/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-704
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of Poly(Phenylene)Tri Azoles And Related Polymers

Author(s): M. R. Lilyquist; J. R. Holsten
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 3/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-485 Part 2
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Proceedings Of Retardation And Recovery Symposium


Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 5/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-329
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Inorganic Heteropolymers

Author(s): Robert N. Hammer; Jack B. Kinsinger
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1094
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An Investigation Of The Reliability Of A Mathematical Model Which Describes Knitted Fabrics Subjected To Biaxial Stresses

Author(s): James L. Epting; James Whitney
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 6/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-450
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Acoustic Noise and Vibation Studies at Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex. Volume II. Vibration

Author(s): Robert P. Boyd
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TR 61-608 Volume 2
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Laboratory Arc Melting Furnace For The Production Of Alloy Samples From Reactive Metals

Author(s): Olson, John C.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Materials Central
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 5/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TN 61-32
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Linearized Dynamics Of Rotating Aerospace Vehicles With Internal Angular Momenta

Author(s): McRuer, Duane T.; Wolkovitch, Julian
Corporate Author: Systems Technology Inc Inglewood Calif
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TN 61-63
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Survey Of Checkout Equipment Used In Air Force Weapon Systems, With Emphasis On The Man-Machine Relationship

Author(s): Pope, Louis T.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Labs Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 5/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TN 61-38
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Human Performance and the Work-Rest Schedule

Author(s): W. Dean Chiles; Oscar S. Adams
Corporate Author: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory; Aerospace Medical Laboratory; Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-270
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Table of Contents


Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. i-vi
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Space Environment

Author(s): M. B. Gilbert
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 1-7
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Structural Materials

Author(s): B. Chasman
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 8-24
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A New Look at Superalloys

Author(s): Lawrence F. Bubba
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 25-39
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Structural Materials to 1800 Degrees Fahrenheit

Author(s): P. L. Hendricks
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 40-55
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Graphite

Author(s): Ray H. Wison
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 56-77
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Plastics, Adhesives, and Composite Materials

Author(s): F. W. Kuhn; G. P. Peterson; R. C. Tomashot
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 78-99
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Protection of Refractory Metals Against Atmospheric Environments

Author(s): N. M. Geyer
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 100-119
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Vapor Pressure Measurement

Author(s): Paul W. Dimiduk
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 120-139
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The Thermodynamics of Ablation

Author(s): Emile Rutner
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 140-151
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Meteoretics and Hypervelocity Studies

Author(s): Alan K. Hopkins
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 152-171
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Materials Information and Design Data

Author(s): D. Shinn
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 172-185
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Elemental Micro Analysis

Author(s): H. M. Rosenberg
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 186-195
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Chemical Analysis of Solid State Materials by Mass Spectrometry

Author(s): William L. Baun
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 196-216
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The Future of Analytical Chemistry

Author(s): L. Harrah
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 217-220
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Molecular Weight Measurement

Author(s): Mary T. Ryan
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 221-227
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Microwave Ferrites

Author(s): Joseph B. Brauer; Nicholas O. Korolkoff
Corporate Author: Rome Air Development Center
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 228-241
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Hard Magnetic Materials

Author(s): Karl Strnat
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 242-251
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Materials Symposium, 13-15 September 1961, Phoenix, Arizona


Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322
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Application Of Statistics To The Flight Vehicle Vibration Problem

Author(s): Bendat, Julius S.; Enochson, Loren D.
Corporate Author: Thompson Ramo Wooldridge Inc Canoga Park Calif
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 12/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-123
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Development Of Oral-Nasal Masks, Oxygen, Mc-1 And Mbu-5/P

Author(s): Seeler, Henry W.
Corporate Author: General Tire And Rubber Co Wabash IN
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 8/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-395
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High Strength, Glass Fiber Webbings, Tapes And Ribbons For High Temperature Pressure Packaged Decelerators

Author(s): Edward S. Cobb
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-518
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Synthesis And Reactions Of Substituted Ethers, Amino-Derivatives, Thioethers And Disulfides Of S-Triazines

Author(s): Gerhard F. Ehlers; Gerard A. Loughran
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 12/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-863
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Criteria For Rupture Of Certain Textile Structures Under Biaxial Stress

Author(s): Peter Popper
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 8/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-613
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Investigation Of The Thermal Behavior Of Graphite And Carbon-Based Fibrous Materials

Author(s): Frederick S. Dawn; Jack H. Ross
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 10/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-782
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A Theoretical Investigation Of Crimp Interchange In A Woven Fabric Under Biaxial Stress

Author(s): Peter G. Popper
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 8/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-457
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Thermal Stability Of Plastics

Author(s): Gerhard F. Ehlers
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 4/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-261
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Synthesis And Reactions Of 2,2'-Dihalodiphenylamine

Author(s): Christ Tamborski; George Baum; Helen Loyd
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 5/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-263
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of Poly(Phenylene)Tri Azoles And Related Polymers

Author(s): M. R. Lilyquist; J. R. Holsten
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 5/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-485 Part 1
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Thermogravimetric Analysis of Polymers

Author(s): Gerhard F. Ehlers
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 2/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TR 61-622
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Force Balance Determination of Inlet Performance for Advanced Vehicle Applications to Orbital Velocities Using Internal Drag Measurements

Author(s): Paul H. Kutschenreuter, Jr.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 9/1/1963
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-701
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Soft Magnetic Metallic Materials

Author(s): John C. Olson
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 252-266
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Electronic Material Requirements

Author(s): F. E. Wenger
Corporate Author: Andrews Air Force Base
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 267-273
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Dielectric Materials for Advanced Astronautic Weapons Systems

Author(s): W. G. D. Frederick; J. I. Wittebort
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 274-288
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Some Aspects of New Polymers for Dielectrics

Author(s): G. F. L. Ehlers
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 289-295
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Progress on Research of Solid State Phenomena and Materials

Author(s): William Metscher
Corporate Author: Directorate of Avonics
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 296-305
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Refractory Metals as Engineering Materials

Author(s): T. D. Cooper
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 306-337
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Aerospace Working Fluids

Author(s): David A. Kirk; John Roth; Harold Adams
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 338-355
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Aerospace Lubricants

Author(s): Harold W. Adams
Corporate Author: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Laboratory: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-322 p. 356-381
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