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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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25 reports

Rigidizable Expandable Aerospace Structures

Author(s): Spain, R. G.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 309-326
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Development of Fabric-Based Materials for Space Applications

Author(s): Gosnell, C. N.
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 291-307
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Metal Filaments for High-Temperature Fabrics

Author(s): Newton, E. H.
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 143-181
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Processing of Superalloy Multifilament Yarn

Author(s): Rizzardi, John A.
Corporate Author: Hoskins Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 127-141
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Deterioration of Fibrous Materials by Ultraviolet Light

Author(s): Stephenson, C. V.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 97-115
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Aromatic Polymers for Thermally Fibers and Films I) Polybenzimidazoles II) Poly(1,3,4-Oxadiazoles)

Author(s): Frazer, August H.
Corporate Author: E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 57-95
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Investigation of Thiazole Polymers for Heat-Resistant Fibers and Films: I. Syntheses and Properties of Polymers

Author(s): Sheehan, W, C,
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 13-38
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Air Force Fibrous Materials Requirements

Author(s): Ross, J. H.
Corporate Author: Fibrous Materials Branch, Nonmetallic Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 1-12
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Study Of The Effect Of Melting Practice On The Fatigue Behavior Of High-Strength Steel

Author(s): Nudelman, Harvey B.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: ASD TR 61-296
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Development Of Partially Volatile Brazing Filler Alloys For High-Temperature Application And Resistance To Oxidation

Author(s): Bredzs, Nikolajs
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-404 Part 2
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Investigation Of Creep Buckling Of Columns And Plates. Part III: Creep Buckling Experiments With Columns Of 2024-0 Aluminum Alloy

Author(s): Papirno, Ralph
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 3
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Synthesis And Purification Of Dielectric Materials

Author(s): Divens, W. C.
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-337 Part 3
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Investigation Of Creep Buckling Of Columns And Plates. Part V: Theory Of Creep Buckling Of Perfect Plates And Shells

Author(s): Gerard, George
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 5
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Investigation Of Creep Buckling Of Columns And Plates. Part IV: Column Creep Buckling Theory And Correlation with Experiments

Author(s): Gerard, George
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-416 Part 4
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New and Improved Material for Expandable Structures

Author(s): Marco, D. M.
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 327-370
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Table of Contents

Author(s): Ross, Jack H. (Ed.)
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. i-vi
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Thermal Transport and Radiative Properties of Fibrous Structural Materials

Author(s): Lis, S. J.
Corporate Author: General American Transportation Company, MRD Division
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 235-289
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Investigation of Thiazole Polymers for Heat-Resistant Fibers and Films: II. Preparation and Properties of Fibers and Films of p-Bis(Bromoacetyl)Benzene-Dithioadipamide Polymer

Author(s): Sheehan, W. C.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 39-55
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Development of Quartz Fiber Parachute Materials

Author(s): Chu, C. C.
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 217-233
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High Strength Glass Fiber Tapes and Webbings for High Temperature Pressure Packed Decelerator Applications

Author(s): Cobb, E. S., Jr.
Corporate Author: Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 206-216
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Conversion of High Modulus Materials into Flexible Fabric Structures

Author(s): Coplan, M. J.
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 183-205
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HT-1 Fibrous Structures

Author(s): Little, C. O., Jr.
Corporate Author: Fibrous Materials Branch, Nonmetallic Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 116-126
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Crack Strength and Crack Propagation Characteristics of High Strength Metals

Author(s): Christensen, R. H.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Report Number: ASD TR 61-207
AD Number: AD0275395
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Development Of A Permanently Fire-Resistant Cotton Fabric By Reaction With Organoboron Compounds

Author(s): Liggett, R. Winston
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: ASD TR 61-6
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Coatings For The Aerospace Environment

Author(s): Van Vliet, Robert M.
Corporate Author: Directorate Of Materials & Processes
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773
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