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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

Soundproofing Materials and the Installation Thereof in Aircraft

Author(s): A. J. Grafman
Corporate Author: Frank Mayer Engineering Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-97
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Destruction Tests Of Aircraft Structural Components; Part 2. Development Of A Single-Channel Bending Moment Measurement Method Applicable To A Complex Built-Up Structure For Both The Elastic And The Post-Buckling Regime Of Structural Response

Author(s): Emanuel S. Criscione; Mi Hran Ayvazian; Kenneth R. Wetmore
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-385 Part 2
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A Method For The Approximate Solution Of The Heat Equation

Author(s): Jerome H. Weiner
Corporate Author: Institute Of Flight Structures,Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-427
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Thermal Stress Analysis For Aircraft Structures Part II. Bibliography

Author(s): Bruno A.Boley And Jerome H.Weiner
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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Structural Design For Aerodynamic Heating. Part I: Design Information

Author(s): W. H. Dukes And A. Schnitt
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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Indicial Downwash And Its Structural Effect On The Horizontal Tail

Author(s): Norman P. Hobbs
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-164
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Improving Fatigue Life Of Fromed Stainless Steel Hydraulic Tubing By Prestressing

Author(s): C. S. Yen, B. V. Whiteson
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-120
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Development of a One-Piece Plastic Windshield for High-Speed Aircraft

Author(s): Rolland D. Huff; Stanley C. Patrick; Charles R. Frownfelter
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TN 55-241 Part I
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Structural Design for Aerodynamic Heating Part III. Structural Design

Author(s): W. H. Dukes; A. Schintt
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-305 Part III
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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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Application Of The Variational Method, The Galerkin Technique, And Normal Coordinates In A Transient Temperature Distribution Problem

Author(s): L. A. Schmit
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-287
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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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Aerodynamic Ablation Of Melting Bodies

Author(s): Theodore R. Goodman
Corporate Author: Allied Research Associates, Inc
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 57-284
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Longitudinal Stability Investigation Of An F-100A Airplane

Author(s): Norman E. Gowin
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): Norman E. Gowin
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-563
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Ejection Seat Tests Conducted On The 10,000 Foot Aerodynamic Research Track At Edwards Air Force Base

Author(s): Hodell, C. K.; Rosner, A. H.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-63
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Transonic Flutter Characteristics Of A 45 Degree Swept Back All Movable Stabilizer

Author(s): D'ewart, Benjamin B., Jr.; Farrell, Robert F.
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Co Buffalo Ny
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-392
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Thermal Stresses In Free Plates Under Heat Pulse Inputs

Author(s): Jerome H. Weiner; Harold Mechanic
Corporate Author: Institute Of Air Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-428
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The Cumulative Effects Resulting From Repeated Irradiation Of A Simple Laboratory Specimen While Under The Influence Of A Static Uniform Bending Moment

Author(s): William J. Blackstock; John C. Loria
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 56-653
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Investigation Of Methods For The Retention Of Air Frame Control Bearings In Structural Housings

Author(s): Abraham B. Asch
Corporate Author: Asch Equipment Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-502
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Synthetic Mica High Temperature Strain Gage Research

Author(s): Given A. Brewer
Corporate Author: Brewer Engineering Laboratories
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-306
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Investigation Of Hydraulic Low Friction Teflon Cap Seals

Author(s): John O. Bruno
Corporate Author: Hydra-Power Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-163
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Evaluation Of High Temperature Hydraulic Seals To Temperature Of 550 Degrees F. Part I: Mechanical Evealuation

Author(s): Charles W. Galloway
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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Statistical Analysis of Experimental Measurements of Initial Conditions for Ground Landings

Author(s): Richard L. Eisenman; Nicholas A. Engler
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory; University of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TN 55-171 Volume II Appendix III
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Noise Transmission from Boundary Layer Pressure Fluctuations

Author(s): Robert H. Kraichnan
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TN 56-263
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Statistical Analysis of Experimental Measurements of Initital Conditions for Ground Landings

Author(s): Richard L. Eisenman; Nicholas A. Engler
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory; University of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TN 55-171 Volume I
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Development of Ceramic Rods and Seals for Use in High-Temperature Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Guy F. Bernardini
Corporate Author: Carborundum Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-324
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Thermal Response Of A Thin Plate With Radiation Losses

Author(s): Alphonso Ambrosio, Takao Ishimoto
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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Basic Concepts Of The Thermodynamics Of Continuous Media

Author(s): Jerome H. Weiner And Bruno A. Boley
Corporate Author: Institute of Flight Structures; Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-288
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Analytical Studies Of Aircraft Structures Exposed To Transient External Heating Summary Report Of Thermal Response Studies

Author(s): Takao Ishimoto
Corporate Author: University of California, Department Of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-373
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Unsteady Airloads On Pointed Airfoils And Slender Bodies At High Mach Numbers

Author(s): Garabed Zartarian
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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The Theory and Practice of Three Dimensional Minimum Time Dynamic Performance Maneuvers

Author(s): Daniel O. Dommasch; Roger L. Barron; William G. Stewart
Corporate Author: Dodco, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-66
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A Recorder For Data Collection In The Near Vicinity Of A Sea Level Nuclear Detonation

Author(s): Gordon W. Mills; Roger V. Hoffman; George J. Roth
Corporate Author: University Of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-669
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Tape Recording Methods For Data Collection In The Near Vicinity Of A Nuclear Detonation

Author(s): Gordon W. Mills; Earl L. Lucius; William J. Hovey
Corporate Author: University Of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-670
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Supersonic Flutter Trends As Revealed By Piston Theory Calculations

Author(s): Holt Ashley, Garabed Zartarian
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-05
Report Number: WADC TR 58-74
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Gust Loading Of Rigid And Flexible Aircraft In Continous Atmospheric Turbulence

Author(s): Kenneth A. Foss, Warren L. McCabe
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-704
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Evaluation of Traveling-Gust Method for Airfoils in Strong Blast Waves by Shock-Tube Tests

Author(s): J. Ray Ruetenik
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-279
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Flutter Characteristics of a T-Tail

Author(s): G. E. Pengelley, L. E. Wilson, T. B. Epperson, G. E. Ransleben
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-162
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Studies On Thermal Stresses For Aircraft Structures Exposed To Transient External Heating, Volume II. An Analytical Method For The Prediction Of Behavior Of A Sheet-Stringer Panel With A Uniformly Heated Surface

Author(s): J. E. Mahlmeister
Corporate Author: California U.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-192 Volume 2
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Studies on Thermal Stresses for Aircraft Structures Exposed to Transient External Heating. Volume I. Evaluation of the Thermal Response, Force and Moment in a Plate.

Author(s): J. E. Mahlmeister; T. Ishimoto; A. Ambrosio
Corporate Author: University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Engineering
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-192 Volume 1
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Theoretical and Experimental Effect of Sweep upon the Stress and Deflection Distribution in Aircraft Wings of High Solidity: Part 16. Stress and Deflection Tests on Two Full Span 45 Degree Swept Plates of Different Thickness Distribution With Various Support Conditions

Author(s): E. E. Sechler; W. M. Beebe
Corporate Author: Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: AF TR 5761 Part 16
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Theoretical and Experimental Effect of Sweep upon Stress and Deflection Distribution in Aircraft Wings of High Solidity: Part 10. Stresses and Deflection of Unswept and Swept Thin-Walled Beams

Author(s): H. H. Dixon
Corporate Author: Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-12
Report Number: AF TR 5761 Part 10
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Management Briefing on Low Drag Boundary Layer Control

Author(s): Joseph Flatt; Richard H. Klepinger
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-662
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Experimental Studies On The Postfailure Response Of A Simple Structural Model Subjected To Static And Dynamic Loading

Author(s): Richard D' Amato
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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The Temperature Response Of Thick Plates Exposed To Radiant Heat Pulses

Author(s): John C. Loria And Lucien A. Schmit
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07-25
Report Number: WADC TR 56-149
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Wind Tunnel Tests of the Coanda Wing and Nozzle

Author(s): D. W. Young; D. Zonars
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1950-09
Report Number: AF TR 6199
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Thermoelastic Stresses In Beams

Author(s): Euval S. Barrekette
Corporate Author: Institute of Flight Structures; Columbia University
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1950-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-178
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Design Manual for Determining the Thermal Characteristics of High Speed Aircraft

Author(s): H. A. Johnson; M. W. Rubesin; F. M. Sauer; E. G. Slack; L. Possner
Corporate Author: University of California, Berkeley
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1947-09-10
Report Number: AF TR 5632
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New Standard Atmosphere: The WADC 1952 Model Atmosphere

Author(s): D. T. Williams, J. C. Bell, W. F. Nash
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-215
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Coiled Stainless Steel Tubing: Part I. Test Results

Author(s): Joseph J. Chmura, Jr. , Ronald D. Stouffer, Albert N. Winter
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-507 Part I
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