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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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): Eldon L. Knuth; Bertram Bussell
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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Flutter Characteristics Of Low Aspect Ratio wings In Incompressible Flow. Part I: Development Of The Basic Theory Of The Method

Author(s): H. R. Lawrence, H. N. Stone
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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The Effects Of Thermal Radiation On Aircraft Structures, Part 3. Structural Behavior Of Box-Beams Under Combined Static And Thermal Loads

Author(s): John C. Loria; Seymour J. Engel; James W. Mar
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 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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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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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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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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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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Coiled Stainless Steel Tubing: Part II, Design Manual

Author(s): Ronald A Stouffer, James T. Hudson, Louis F. Freitag
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-507 Part II
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