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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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106 reports

The Wall Pressure Distribution In A Choked Tunnel

Author(s): Guderley, Gottfried
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-509
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Principles of Canopy Design For Military Aircraft

Author(s): Nutt, Ambrose B.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-92
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On The Flow Over A Finite Wedge In The Lower Transonic Region

Author(s): Yoshihara, Hideo
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-444
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Longitudinal Stability Investigation Of An F-100A Airplane

Author(s): Gowin, Norman E.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-562
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Lateral Stability Investigation Of An F-100A Airplane

Author(s): Gowin, Norman E.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-563
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Unsteady Airloads On Pointed Airfoils And Slender Bodies At High Mach Numbers

Author(s): Zartarian, Garabed
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-583
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Wing Weight Estimation

Author(s): Kelley, Joseph
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1944-11
Report Number: AAF TR 5161
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Flutter Model Tests Of A Swept-back, All-moving Horizontal Tail At Supersonic Speeds

Author(s): Asher, Gifford W.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Inst Of Tech Cambridge
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-285
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Soundproofing Materials and the Installation Thereof in Aircraft

Author(s): Grafman, A. J.
Corporate Author: Frank Mayer Engineering Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-97
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Structural Design for Aerodynamic Heating. Part II. Analytical Studies

Author(s): Dukes, W. H.
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-305 Part 2
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Coefficient of Friction of Aircraft Tires on Concrete Runways

Author(s): Luthman, Robert R.
Corporate Author: University of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-179
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Structural Design For Aerodynamic Heating. Part I: Design Information

Author(s): Dukes, W. H.
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft Corpoartion
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-305 Part 1
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Testing Of Metal Boss Seals

Author(s): Kupiec, Harry P.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Equipment Testing Co.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-163
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The Effect of an Axially Symmetric Fuselage on the Nonstationary Supersonic Airloads Acting on a Wing with Supersonic Edges

Author(s): Epstein, Melvin
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-196
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Analytical Studies Of Aircraft Structures Exposed To Transient External Heating Volume IV Heat-Transfer Coefficients For Speeds Up To M-3, With Emphasis On Effects Of Wall-Temperature Variations

Author(s): Knuth, Eldon L.
Corporate Author: University 0f California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-579 Volume 4
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Analytical Studies Of Aircraft Structures Exposed To Transient External Heating Volume III Thermal Response Of The Skin And Support Flange Of A Structural Joint

Author(s): Ambrosio, Alphonso
Corporate Author: University 0f California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-579 Volume 3
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Shock-Tube Flow Investigations. Part 1. An Exploratory Study Of The Generation Of Blast -Type Profiles In The Shock Tube By The Reflection Method

Author(s): Lee, Robert C. K.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-383 Part 1
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Three-dimensional Supersonic Flutter Model Tests Near Mach Number 1.5. Part 3: Experimental and Theoretical Data for Wings with Control Surfaces

Author(s): Asher, Gifford W.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-113 Part 3
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Subsonic Flow Over a Body Between Porous Walls

Author(s): Kassner, Rudolph R.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-9
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Analytical Studies Of Aircraft Structures Exposed To Transient External Heating. Vol. II: Thermal Response Of A Finite Plate And The "thin" Plate Criterion

Author(s): Ambrosio, Alphonso
Corporate Author: University Of California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-579 Volume 2
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Analytical Studies Of Aircraft Structures Exposd To Transient External Heating Volume I Thermal Response Of A "Thin" Plate Under Influence Of A Constant Temperature Edge

Author(s): Ambrosio, Alphonso
Corporate Author: University Of California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-579 Volume 1
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The Effects Of Thermal Radiation On Aircraft Structures, Part I. The M.I.T. Mark I Radiant Heating Structural Test Facility

Author(s): Loria, John C.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-10
Report Number: WADC TR 54-384 Part 1
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Effects Of Structural Flexibility On Gust Loading Of Aircraft Part I: Gust Loads On Swept-wing Airplanes Free To Pitch And To Deform Statically

Author(s): Foss, K. A.
Corporate Author: Peroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-592 Part 1
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Effects Of Structural Flexibility On Gust Loading Of Aircraft Part II: Dynamic Stresses In Swept-wing Airplanes

Author(s): Kirsch, A. A.
Corporate Author: Peroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-592 Part 2
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The Effects Of Thermal Radiation On Aircraft Structures, Part 3. Structural Behavior Of Box-Beams Under Combined Static And Thermal Loads

Author(s): Loria, John C.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-384 Part 3
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Development Of Equipment For The Experimental Measurement Of The Moments Of Inertia, And Product Of Inertia Of Aircraft

Author(s): Woodward, Claude R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-237
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Flutter Characteristics Of Low Aspect Ratio wings In Incompressible Flow. Part I: Development Of The Basic Theory Of The Method

Author(s): Lawrence, H. R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-412 Part 1
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Theoretical Investigation Of Optimum Pressures In Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Cooke, Conrad H.
Corporate Author: Glenn L. Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-189 Volume 2
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Theoretical Investigation Of Optimum Pressures In Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Cooke, Conrad H.
Corporate Author: Glenn L. Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-189 Volume 1
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Evaluation of Traveling-Gust Method for Airfoils in Strong Blast Waves by Shock-Tube Tests

Author(s): Ruetenik, J. Ray
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-279
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New Standard Atmosphere: The WADC 1952 Model Atmosphere

Author(s): Williams, D. T.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-215
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An Investigation Of The Experimental Determination Of Aircraft Inertia

Author(s): Woodard, Claude R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-207
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Aerodynamic Noise And The Estimation Of Noise In Aircraft

Author(s): Rogers, Orville R.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-341
AD Number: AD0013026
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Investigation Of Methods For The Retention Of Air Frame Control Bearings In Structural Housings

Author(s): Asch, Abraham B.
Corporate Author: Asch Equipment Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-502
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Temp-Tapes: Improved Design, Construction, And Calibration

Author(s): Ambrosio, Alphonso
Corporate Author: University Of California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-211
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Thermal Response Of A Thin Plate With Radiation Losses

Author(s): Ambrosio, Alphonso
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Engineering, University of California
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-212
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Temperature Distributions In A Typical Aircraft Structure Due To Transient External Heating, Volume I, T-33 Airplane

Author(s): Ambrosio, Alphonso
Corporate Author: University Of California, Department Of Engineering, Los Angeles, California
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-216
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Boundary Layer Control On 64A006 And 64A010 Airfoils At High Subsonic Speeds

Author(s): Leadon, B. M.
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Aeronautical Engineering, University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-490
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Mehtods For Predicting Aeroelastic Effects On Subsonic Static Longitudinal Stability Of Aircraft

Author(s): Paraghamian, B.
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Aerodynamics, Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-265
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Thermo-Elastic Stresses And Deflections In Beam-Columns

Author(s): Boley, Bruno A.
Corporate Author: Institute Of Air Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-425
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Thermo-Elastic Stresses And Deflections In Thin-Walled Beams

Author(s): Boley, Bruno A.
Corporate Author: Institute Of Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-426
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Thermal Stress Analysis For Aircraft Structures Part II. Bibliography

Author(s): Boley, Bruno A.
Corporate Author: Institute Of Flight Structures, Department Of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-102 Part 2
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Thermal Stress Analysis For Aircraft Structures Theory And Methods Of Analysis

Author(s): Boley, Bruno A.
Corporate Author: Institute Of Flight Structures, Columbia University.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-102 Part 1
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Experimental Studies On The Postfailure Response Of A Simple Structural Model Subjected To Static And Dynamic Loading

Author(s): D'Amato, Richard
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11-15
Report Number: WADC TR 56-161
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Improving Fatigue Life Of Fromed Stainless Steel Hydraulic Tubing By Prestressing

Author(s): Yen, C. S.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-120
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Rolling Effectiveness and Aileron Reversal Characteristics of Straight and Sweptback Wings: Part 3. Evaluation and Test Results

Author(s): Groth, Eric
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: AF TR 6198 Part 3
AD Number: AD0003719
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Evaluation Of High Temperature Hydraulic Seals To Temperature Of 550 Degrees F. Part I: Mechanical Evealuation

Author(s): Galloway, Charles W.
Corporate Author: Santa Monica Division, Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-02
Report Number: WADC TR 57-76 Part 1
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Study Of Coiled Tubing For Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Cooke, Conrad H.
Corporate Author: Glenn L. Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-121
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Aeroelastic Effects On Dynamic Longitudinal Stability

Author(s): Goland, Martin
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Inst Kansas City MO
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-29
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Wind Tunnel Tests of the Coanda Wing and Nozzle

Author(s): Young, D. W.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1950-09
Report Number: AF TR 6199
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