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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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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): Alphonso Ambrosio; Takao Ishimoto
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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Testing Of Metal Boss Seals

Author(s): Harry P. Kupiec
Corporate Author: Aircraft Equipment Testing Co.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-163
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Evaluation Of High Temperature Hydraulic Seals

Author(s): Edward A. Webster
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-120
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Three-Dimensional Supersonic Flutter Model Tests Near Mach Number 1.5. Part II. Experimental And Theoretical Data For Bare wings And wings with Tip Tanks

Author(s): John F. McCarthy Jr.; Garabed Zartarian; John R. Martuccelli; Gifford W. Asher
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-113 Part 2
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Coefficient of Friction of Aircraft Tires on Concrete Runways

Author(s): Robert R. Luthman
Corporate Author: University of Dayton
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-179
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Thermal Stress Analysis For Aircraft Structures Theory And Methods Of Analysis

Author(s): Bruno A.Boley,Jerome H.Weiner And Irwin S. Tolins
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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Structural Design for Aerodynamic Heating. Part II. Analytical Studies

Author(s): Dukes, W. H.; Schnitt, A.
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-305 Part 2
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Flutter Tests of Large Straight Wing Models at High Subsonic Speeds

Author(s): Richard P. White, Jr.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-334
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Fabrication and Testing of Full Scale Polyester Canopies

Author(s): Robert E. Harley; Ralph A Burkley; Charles R. Frownfelter
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-259
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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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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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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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Study Of Coiled Tubing For Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Conrad H. Cooke; Ronald D. Stouffer
Corporate Author: Glenn L. Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-121
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