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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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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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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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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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