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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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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume IX - Fabrication And Properties Of Carbonized Cloth Composites

Author(s): W. C. Beasley, E. R. McHenry and E. L. Piper
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 9
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperature: Mass Spectrometric and Knudsen Cell Vaporization Studies Of 11b -Vib

Author(s): P. Goldfinger and M. Jeunehomme
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 18
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energy of The Molecules Sc2, Y2, La2 AND Yla

Author(s): G. Verhaegen, S. Smoes and J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 19
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Dissociation Energy Of The Molecules MgO, CaO, SrO and Sr2O

Author(s): John Drowart, G. Exsteen and G. Verhaegen
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 22
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Thermochemical Study Of The Germanium Oxides Using A Mass Spectrometer-The Dissociation Energy Of The Molecule GeO

Author(s): J. Drowart, F. Degreve, G. Verhaegen and R. Colin
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 23
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Determination Of The Gaseous Molybdate, Tungstates, Molybdites and Tungstites of Magnesium, Calcium, Strontium and Tin

Author(s): G. Verhaegen, R. Colin and J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 24
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Research Study To Determine The Phase Equilibrium Relations Of Selected Metal Carbides At High Temperatures

Author(s): R. V. Sara, R. T. Dolloff, and C. E. Lowell
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part 5
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Refractory Materials Research

Author(s): G.M. Kibler, T.F. Lyon, M.J. Linevsky and V.J. DeSantis
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-646 Part IV
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperature: Correlation of Dissociation Energies Of Gaseous Molecules And Of Heats Of Vaporization Heteronuclear Diatomic Molecules

Author(s): R. Colin, P. Goldfinger
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 11
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Thermodynamic Study Of Tin Selenide and Tine Telluride Using A Mass Spectrometer

Author(s): J. Drowart and R. Colin
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 17
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Inorganic Films for Solar Energy Absorption. Part II.

Author(s): Robert C. Langley, James S. Hill and Henry J. Albert
Corporate Author: Engelhard Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-92 Part 2
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program, Part II.

Author(s): L. A. McClaine
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-204 Part 2
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Development of High-Strength, Elevated-Temperature, Corrosion-Resistant Steel

Author(s): A. Kasak, V. K. Chandhok, J. H. Moll, and E. J. Dulis
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company of America
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-766
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Evaluation of Elastomers as O-Ring Seals for Liquid Rocket Fuel and Oxidizer Systems

Author(s): Carmen L. Bellanca; Ival O. Salyer; Jay C. Harris
Corporate Author: Monsanto Research Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-496
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A Survey Of Test Procedures For Evaluating Short Brittle Fibers

Author(s): Stanley Schulman; James Epting
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-92
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Thermogravimetry Of Plastics Part 1: Empirical Homogeneous Kinetics

Author(s): Rex W. Farmer
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-1043 Part 1
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Aerospace Structural Metals Handbook: Volume I: Ferrous Alloys

Author(s): J. G. Sessler; V. Weiss
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD-TDR-63-741 Vol. I Supplement I
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Aerospace Structural Metals Handbook: Volume II: Non-Ferrous Alloys

Author(s): V. Weiss; J. G. Sessler
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD-TDR-63-741 Vol. II Supplement I
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Studies of the Brittle Behavior of Ceramic Materials, Part III.

Author(s): N. M. Parikh
Corporate Author: IIT Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-628 Part 3
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Development Of A Ti-Al-Cb Alloy For Use At 1200 - 1800 F

Author(s): McAndrew, Joseph B.; Simcoe, Charles R.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-446 Part 2
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Research On Problems Of Restricted Rotation Relevant To Inorganic Polymers

Author(s): Michael F. Lappert
Corporate Author: Manchester University
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-942 Part 2
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Research Investigation To Determine Mechanical Properties Of Nickel And Cobalt-Base Alloys For Inclusion In Military Handbook-5, Volume II

Author(s): Greene, A.; Sieber, H.; Wells, D.; Wolfe, T.
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corp Farmingdale N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: ML TDR 64-116 Volume 2
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Final Report on Manufacturing Method for Foamed Metallic and Ceramic Heat Shielding Materials

Author(s): Don W. Bissell; James B. Cloud
Corporate Author: Ipsen Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFML TR 65-126
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Probable Interferance Temperatures of Solids in Sliding Contact

Author(s): F. F. Ling; S. L. Pu
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4184
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Ultrasonic Wave Propagation and Interaction in Solid Materials

Author(s): F. R. Rollins; L. Taylor
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: ML TDR 64-21 Part I
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program

Author(s): L. A. McClaine
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD-TDR-62-204 Part III
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part I. Related Binary Systems. Volume V. Ta-C System. Partial Investigation In The Systems Nb-C And V-C.

Author(s): Rudy, E.; Harmon, D. P.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-12
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 1 Volume 5
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Ternary Phase Equilibrium In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part II. Ternary Systems. Volume XII. Ti-Zr-B System. Investigation Of Pseudo-Binary Systems Zrb2-Nbb2, Zrb2-Tab2, And Hfb2-Nbn2

Author(s): Eckert, T. E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 2 Volume 12
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part II. Ternary Systems. Volume XIII. Phase Diagrams Of The Systems Ti-B-C, Zr-B-C, And Hf-B-C.

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-12
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 2 Volume 13
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Mechanisms Of Fatigue In 1100-0 And 2024-T4 Aluminum

Author(s): Grosskreutz, J. C.; Shaw, G. G.
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-07
Report Number: AFML TR 65-127
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Nonlinear Effects Of Large Deflections And Material Damping On The Steady Tate Vibrations Of Beams

Author(s): Chow, Shuh-Ture ; Sethna, P. R.
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-07
Report Number: AFML TR 65-167
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Mechanisms Associated With Long Time Creep Phenomena. Part II: Evaluation Of Long Time Creep Results.

Author(s): Widmer, R.; Dhosi, J. M.; Grant, N. J.
Corporate Author: New England Materials laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: AFML TR 65-181 Part 2
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Surface And Interfacial Effects In Relation To Brittleness In Refractory Metals

Author(s): Fourdeux, A.; Rueda, F.; Votava, E.; Wronski, A.
Corporate Author: Union Carbide European Research Associates
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Report Number: AFML TR 65-226
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Micromechanics Of Fiber-Reinforced Composites

Author(s): Alexander, E. L.; Caputo, A. A.; Prado, M. E.; Hilzinger, J. E.
Corporate Author: Rocketdyne Canoga Park Calif Research Dept
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFML TR 65-283
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Precracked Charpy Impact Fracture Toughness Properties Of Backup Flux-Welded Ti-5al-2.5 Sn Alloy Plate From -320 F To 550 F

Author(s): Davis, Sidney O.; Niemi, Roger M.
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-304
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Exploratory Evaluation Of Filament-Wound Composites For Tankage Of Rocket Oxidizers And Fuels

Author(s): Sanger, M. J.; Molho, R.; Howard, W. W.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-381
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Evaluation Of High Strength Tungsten-Base Alloys

Author(s): Cook, Charles R.
Corporate Author: TRW Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-11
Report Number: AFML TR 65-397
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Strengthening Mechanisms In Steel

Author(s): Cohen, Morris; Moss, S. C.; Hoffman, D. W.; MacDonald, B. A.; Langford, G.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AFML TR 65-406
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Aerospace Ceramics - Characteristics and Design Principles

Author(s): Boland, Paul; Walton Jr., J. D.
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFML TR 65-171
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part I. Related Binary Systems. Volume VII. Tib System

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 1 Volume 7
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part I. Related Binary Systems. Volume VIII. Zr-B System

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 1 Volume 8
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part I. Related Binary Systems. Volume IX. Hf-B System

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento CA Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-01
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 1 Volume 9
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Ultrasonic Studies Of The Nonlinear Properties And Of The Deformation Of Solids. Part II

Author(s): Hikata, Akira; Sewell, Frank A., Jr.; Chick, Bruce B.; Elbaum, Charles
Corporate Author: Brown Univ Providence RI Metals Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-06
Report Number: AFML TR 65-56 Part 2
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Shielded Ceramic Composite Structure

Author(s): Kummer, Donald L.; Rosenthal, Jerome J.; Lum, David W.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corp St Louis MO
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-10
Report Number: AFML TR 65-331
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Ternary Phase Equilibria In Transition Metal-Boron-Carbon-Silicon Systems. Part II. Ternary Systems. Volume XVII. Constitution Of Ternary Ta-Mo-C Alloys

Author(s): Rudy, E.; Windisch, St.; Brukl, C. E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corp Sacramento Calif Materials Research Lab
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-12
Report Number: AFML TR 65-2 Part 2 Volume 17
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The Effect of Certain Damping Treatments on the Response of Idealized Aeroplane Structures Excited by Noise

Author(s): D. J. Mead
Corporate Author: University of Southampton
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: AFML TR 65-284
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Phase Diagram for the Tantalum-Platinum Alloy System

Author(s): Alden E. Ray; Larry D. Parsons
Corporate Author: University of Dayton; Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-02
Report Number: ML TDR 64-54
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Large Deflections of Statically Loaded Coplanar Fibers Using Normal and Tangential Displacements

Author(s): James M. Whitney
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: AFML TR 65-39
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Polymeric Sulfur-, Phosphorus-, Carbon - Nitrogen - Compounds

Author(s): R. Appel; G. Eisenhauer; H. Gerber
Corporate Author: Universitat Heidelberg
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-12
Report Number: AFML TR 64-368
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Theoretical Studies on the Degradation of Ladder Polymers Part II. Vaporization Studies

Author(s): Martin M Tessler
Corporate Author: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-12
Report Number: ML TDR 64-151 Part 2
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