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.

Limit your search

Publication Date

75 reports

Nonlinear Thermoelasitc Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control, Part III: Simulation, Measurement and Analysis of Nonlinear Static Aerothermoelastic Behavior of a 45 Degree Delta Wing

Author(s): James R. Batt
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Co.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-02
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-16 Part 3
full text available

Transient Dynamic Response of Orbiting Space Stations

Author(s): C. L. Tai, L. V. Andrew, M. M. H. Loh, P. C. Kamrath
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Incorporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-02
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-25
full text available

An Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman II; Lawrence Meckler; Stavros A. Hartofilis; Daniel Weiss
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineerign Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-174
full text available

Unsteady Aerodynamics for Advanced Configurations: Part V - Unsteady Potential Flow Around Slender Bodies at Angles of Attack

Author(s): T. C. Li
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Incorporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-152 Part 5
full text available

Unsteady Aerodynamics for Advanced Configurations: Part IV - Application of the Supersonic Mach Box Method to Intersecting Planar Lifting Surfaces

Author(s): M. T. Moore; L. V. Andrew
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Incorporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-152 Part 4
full text available

Unsteady Aerodynamics for Advanced Configurations: Part II - A Transonic Box Method for Planar Lifting Surfaces

Author(s): E. R. Rodemich; L. V. Andrew
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Incorporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-152 Part 2
full text available

Unsteady Aerodynamics for Advanced Configurations: Part I - Application of the Subsonic Kernel Function to Nonplanar Lifting Surfaces

Author(s): H. T. Vivian; L. V. Andrews
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Incorporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-152 Part 1
full text available

Aircraft Motion Analysis

Author(s): J. A. Thelander
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-03
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-70
full text available

Active Control of Booster Elasticity

Author(s): Robert L. Swaim
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-189
full text available

Response of Elastic Structures to Deterministic and Random Excitation

Author(s): R. L. Barnoski
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-199
full text available

Methods in Structural Dynamics for Thin Shell Clustered Launch Vehicles

Author(s): J. S. Keith and J. W. Lincoln
Corporate Author: LTV Astronautics
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-04
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-105
full text available

An Analysis of Amplitude Probability Measurements

Author(s): G. P. Thrall
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-03
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-116
full text available

Stress Analysis of a Parachute During Inflation and at Steady State

Author(s): Helmut G. Heinrich and Lelan R. Jamison, Jr.
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-02
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-125
full text available

Transducers for Sonic Fatigue Measurements

Author(s): Ronald D. Kelly
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-171
full text available

Papers on the Control of Distributed Aeroelastic Systems

Author(s): M. L. Bandy; W. E. Langlois; P. K. C. Wang
Corporate Author: None Given
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145
See conference record for individual reports

Human Pilot Dynamics in Compensatory Systems: Theory, Models, and Experiments with Controlled Element and Forcing Function Variations

Author(s): Duan McRuer; Dunstan Graham; Ezra Krendel; William Reisener, Jr.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.; The Franklin Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-15
full text available

Computational Methods in Optimal Control Problems

Author(s): James A. Payne
Corporate Author: University of California Department of Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-50
full text available

Measurement of Matrix Frequency Response Functions and Multiple Coherence Functions

Author(s): N. R. Goodman
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-56
full text available

Aerodynamics of a Rectangular Wing with a Peripheral Jet for Air Cushion Take-Off and Landing

Author(s): K. Dau; B. Etkin; D. Surry
Corporate Author: University of Toronto
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-59
full text available

Tests for Randomness, Stationarity, Normality and Comparison of Spectra

Author(s): J. S. Bendat; L. D. Enochson; A. G. Piersol
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-74
full text available

An Analytical Study of V/STOL Handling Qualities in Hover and Transition

Author(s): R. L. Stapleford; J. Wolkovitch; R. E. Magdaleno; C. P. Shortwell; W. A. Johnson
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-73
full text available

Evaluation Tests for Statistical Analyzers

Author(s): R. D. Kelly
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-93
full text available

Systems for the Collection and Analysis of Dynamic Data

Author(s): R. D. Kelly
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-94
full text available

Calculation of Laminar Separation with Free Interaction by the Method of Integral Relations: Part I - Two-Dimensional Supersonic Adiabatic Flow

Author(s): Jack N. Nielsen; Larry L. Lynes; Frederick K. Goodwin
Corporate Author: Itek Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-107
full text available

A Study of Conventional Airplane Handling Qualities Requirements: Part I. Roll Handling Qualities

Author(s): I. L. Ashkenas
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-138 Part 1
full text available

A Study of Conventional Airplane Handling Qualities Requirements: Part II. Lateral-Directional Oscillatory Handling Qualities

Author(s): I. L. Ashkenas
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-138 Part 2
full text available

Unsteady Aerodynamics for Advanced Configurations: Part III - Elliptic-Conical Wing in Linearized Unsteady Transonic Flow

Author(s): E. Albano; L. V. Andrew
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Incorporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-152 Part 3
full text by request

Research Program for a Single-Axis, Triple-Redundant, Self-Adaptive Flight-Control System Utilizing Integrated Circuits

Author(s): E. Shemeta
Corporate Author: Fairchild Space and Defence Systems
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-139
full text unavailable

An Evaluation of Procedures for Calculating Aerodynamic Loads

Author(s): Leon H. Schindel
Corporate Author: Massachusetts institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-18
full text available

Table of Contents


Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. i-iv
full text available

Introduction


Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 1-4
full text available

Application of Lyapunov's Direct Method to Stability Problems in Elastic and Aeroelastic Systems

Author(s): P. K. C. Wang
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 29-64
full text available

Asymptotic Stability of Equilibrium of a Simplified Aerodynamic Vehicle with Flexible Tail

Author(s): P. K. C. Wang
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 65-71
full text available

Stability Analysis of a Simplified Pitch-Controlled Flexible Aerodynamic Vehicle Via Lyapunov's Direct Method

Author(s): P. K. C. Wang
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 72-83
full text available

Optimum Control of a Class of Mixed Distributed and Lumped Parameter Systems

Author(s): P. K. C. Wang
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 84-106
full text available

Estimates for Truncation Errors of Infinite Dimensional Systems of Linear Ordinary Differential Equations

Author(s): M. L. Brady; P. K. C. Wang
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 107-126
full text available

An Improved Estimate for the Error of Truncation for an Infinite System of Ordinary Differential Equations

Author(s): M. L. Brady
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 127-140
full text available

Theory of Stability and Control for Distributed Parameter Systems. An Annotated Bibliography

Author(s): P. K. C. Wang
Corporate Author: IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-145 p. 141-164
full text available

Development of Subsonic Base Pressure Prediction Methods

Author(s): J. E. Butsko; W. V. Carter; W. Herman
Corporate Author: GD/Convair, General Dynamics Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-157 Volume 2
full text available

Development of Subsonic Base Pressure Prediction Methods

Author(s): J. E. Butsko; W. V. Carter; W. Herman
Corporate Author: GD/Convair, General Dynamics Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-157 Volume 1
full text available

Skin Friction, Heat Transfer, and Pressure Measurements on Hypersonic Inlet Compression Surfaces in the Mach Number Range 7.5 to 16

Author(s): M. O. Ryder, Jr.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-199
full text available

Application of Pilot-Controller Integration Techniques to a Representative V/STOL Aircraft

Author(s): John W. Gaul
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-200
full text available

Multifunction Sensor Technique

Author(s): Roland Pittman
Corporate Author: National Water Lift Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-4
full text available

Dynamics of Shell-Like Lifting Bodies: Part I. The Analytical Investigation

Author(s): F. C. Hung
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Incorporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-17 Part 1
full text by request

A Study of Time-Optimal Rendezvous in Three Dimensions, Volume I

Author(s): B. H. Paiewonsky and P. J. Woodrow
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-20 Volume 1
full text by request

Development of High Temperature Flutter Transducer

Author(s): David L. Day
Corporate Author: Allegany Instrument Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-21
full text available

Investigation of Hypersonic Inlet Shock-Wave Boundary Layer Interaction: Part II - Continuous Flow Test and Analyses

Author(s): Paul H. Kutschenreuter, Jr., David L. Brown and Werner Hoelmer
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-36
full text available

Ground Simulator Evaluations of Coupled Roll-Spiral Mode Effects on Aircraft Handling Qualities

Author(s): F. D. Newell
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-39
full text available

Study of Electrostatic Effects on Condensing Heat Transfer

Author(s): Harry Y. Choi and John M. Reynolds III
Corporate Author: Tufts University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-51
full text available

Weight Minimization of Honeycomb Heat Shields

Author(s): Robert T. Achard
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-66
full text available