Contrails
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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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): Robert C. K. Lee; J . Ray Ruetenik; Emmett A. Witmer
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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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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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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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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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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