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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ejection Seat Tests Conducted On The 10,000 Foot Aerodynamic Research Track At Edwards Air Force Base

Author(s): Hodell, C. K.
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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Thermoelastic Stresses In Beams

Author(s): Barrekette, Euval S.
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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Synthetic Mica High Temperature Strain Gage Research

Author(s): Brewer, Given A.
Corporate Author: Brewer Engineering Laboratories
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-306
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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): Sechler, E. E.
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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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): Criscione, Emanuel S.
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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Supersonic Flutter Trends As Revealed By Piston Theory Calculations

Author(s): Ashley, Holt
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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Flight Test Investigation to Determine the Effectiveness of a Rocket as an Emergency Spin Recovery Device: Phase II

Author(s): Farmer, G. H.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-396
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Flight Test Investigation to Determine the Effectiveness of a Rocket as an Emergency Spin Recovery Device

Author(s): Farmer, G. H.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-233
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Flutter Characteristics of a T-Tail

Author(s): Pengelley, G. E.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-162
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A Recorder For Data Collection In The Near Vicinity Of A Sea Level Nuclear Detonation

Author(s): Mills, Gordon W.
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): Mills, Gordon W.
Corporate Author: University Of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-670
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Development of Ceramic Rods and Seals for Use in High-Temperature Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Bernardini, Guy F.
Corporate Author: Carborundum Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-324
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Investigation of Certain Unsteady Aerodynamic Effects in Longitudinal Dynamic Stability

Author(s): Ashley, H.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-12
Report Number: AF TR 5986
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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): Dixon, H. H.
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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Design Manual for Determining the Thermal Characteristics of High Speed Aircraft

Author(s): Johnson, H. A.
Corporate Author: University of California, Berkeley
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1947-09-10
Report Number: AF TR 5632
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Subsonic Flutter Tests of an Unswept All-Movable Horizontal Tail

Author(s): Hoffman, Niles R.
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-53
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Management Briefing on Low Drag Boundary Layer Control

Author(s): Flatt, Joseph
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-662
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A Method For The Approximate Solution Of The Heat Equation

Author(s): Weiner, Jerome H.
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 Stresses In Free Plates Under Heat Pulse Inputs

Author(s): Weiner, Jerome H.
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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Basic Concepts Of The Thermodynamics Of Continuous Media

Author(s): Weiner, Jerome H.
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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Development of a One-Piece Plastic Windshield for High-Speed Aircraft

Author(s): Huff, Rolland D.
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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Gust Loading Of Rigid And Flexible Aircraft In Continous Atmospheric Turbulence

Author(s): Foss, Kenneth A.
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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The Temperature Response Of Thick Plates Exposed To Radiant Heat Pulses

Author(s): Loria, John C.
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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Effects of Airplane Elasticity and Unsteady Flow on Longitudinal Stability

Author(s): Goland, Martin
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-425
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