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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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203 reports

A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Donna J. Tate
Corporate Author: Directorate Of Materials And Processes
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 7
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A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Junie J. Banks; Donna J. Tate
Corporate Author: Technical Documentary Report No. WADC-TR-53-373, Suppl. 8
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 3/1/1962
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 8
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Nuclear Radiation Resistant Polymers And Polymeric Compounds

Author(s): Born, John W.
Corporate Author: Goodrich (B F) Co Brecksville Oh
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 3/1/1962
Report Number: WADC TR 55-58 Part 7
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Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Matthew J. Kerper
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Gaithersburg MD
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 8/1/1962
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 Part 7
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Development Of Columbium-Base Alloys

Author(s): Begley, Richard T.; Buckman, R. William; Godshall, John L.; Stickler
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp Pittsburgh PA
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 4/1/1963
Report Number: WADC TR 57-344 Part 7
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Investigation Of Elastic And Thermal Properties Of Carbon-base-bodies

Author(s): Stanislaw Mrozowski
Corporate Author: Carbon Research Laboratory, University Of Buffalo
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1962
Report Number: WADC TR 58-360 Part 4
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Oxidation Of Tungsten And Tungsten Based Alloys

Author(s): Gulbransen, E.A.; Andrew, K.F.
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp Pittsburgh PA
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1962
Report Number: WADC TR 59-575 Part 3
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Friction and Wear at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Rabinowicz, Ernest; Imai, Masaya
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Inst Of Tech Cambridge Surface Lab
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1962
Report Number: WADC TR 59-603 Part 3
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A Source And Detector Of Radiation In The wavelength Region 1500-50 Angstroms Suitable For Radiation Effects Studies On Materials In Vacuo

Author(s): Horace R. Moore
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-371
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Correlation Between Various Physical And Chemical Properties Of Oxide Surfaces And Their Constitution

Author(s): Thomas J. Gray, Samuel F. Hulbert, David Benson
Corporate Author: New York State College Of Ceramics, Alfred U.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 9/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-900
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Surface Recombination Of Molecular Fragments


Corporate Author: Laboratories for Applied Sceinces, The University of Chicago
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-928
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Effect Of Basic Physical Parameters On Engineering Properties Of Intermetallic Compounds

Author(s): J. H. Westbrook, D. L. Wood
Corporate Author: General Electric Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 9/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-184 Part 2
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The Thermal Properties Of Thirteen Solid Materials To 5000 Degrees F For Their Destruction Temperatures

Author(s): David S. Neel, C. D. Pears, Sabert Oglesby, Jr.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 2/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-924
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Factors Affecting Thermal Shock Resistance Of Polyphase Ceramic Bodies

Author(s): P.T.B.Shaffer And D.P.H.Hasselman
Corporate Author: The Carborundum Company, Research and Development Division, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 4/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-749 Part 2
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Research Study To Determine The Phase Equilibrium Relations Of Selected Metal Carbides At High Temperatures

Author(s): R. V. Sara, R. T. Dolloff
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 4/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part 3
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Mass Spectrometric Study Of Gaseous Species In The System Boron-Carbon

Author(s): G. Verhaegen, F.E. Stafford, M. Ackerman, J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 4/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 8
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Thermodynamic Study Of Tin And Lead Sulfide Using A Mass Spectrometer

Author(s): Reginald Colin and John Dowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 4/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 7
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Vaporization of Compounds and Alloys at High Temperatures: On The Existance of Gaseous Sulphides Of The Transition Elements

Author(s): R. Colin, P. Goldfinger, M. Jeunehomme
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 5/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 4
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Research Study To Determine The Phase Equilibrium Relations Of Selected Metal Carbides At High Temperatures

Author(s): R. T. Dolloff; R. V. Sara
Corporate Author: Research Laboratory of National Carbon Company Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 5/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part 2
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The Vaporization and Physical Properties Of Certain Refractiories, Part 2 Experimental Studies

Author(s): A. A. Hasapis, M. B. Panish, C. Rosen, A. J. Melveger, L. Reif
Corporate Author: The Research of Advanced Development Division, Avco Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 10/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-463 Part 2
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: Correlation Of Dissociation Energies of Gaseous Molecule And Of Heats of Vaporization of Solids; Homonuclear Diatomic Molecues

Author(s): G. Verhaegen, F.E. Stafford, M. Ackerman, P. Goldfinger
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 5/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 9
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures: The Dissociation Energy Of The GroupIV-Group VI Molecules

Author(s): R. Colin, J. Drowart
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 5/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part 10
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Superconductivity In Metals And Alloys

Author(s): W.H. Cherry, G.D. Cody, J.I. Gittleman and Others
Corporate Author: RCA Laboratories
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-919
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Effect Of Basic Physical Parameters On Engineering Properties Of Intermetallics

Author(s): J. H. Westbrook, D. L. Wood
Corporate Author: General Electric Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-184 Part 3
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of New Base Stock Fluids For Gas Turbine Application

Author(s): Kan, Peter T.; Behun, J. D.
Corporate Author: Wyandotte Chemicals Corp MI
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 2/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-838 Part 2
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Measurement Of Thermal Properties

Author(s): Fieldhouse, I. B.; Lang, J. I.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-904
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Thermal Radiation Properties Of Materials, Part II

Author(s): Seban, R. A.
Corporate Author: California Univ Berkeley Inst Of Engineering Research
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 8/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 60-370 Part 2
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The Downstream Influence Of Mass Transfer At The Nose Of A Slender Cone

Author(s): Robert J. Cresci And Paul A. Libby
Corporate Author: Polytechnic Institute Of Brooklyn
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 5/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-892
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Impact Sensitivity Of Metals (Titanium) Exposed To Liquid Nitrogen Tetroxide

Author(s): H. F. Scott, Jr. C. W. Alley And Others
Corporate Author: Nitrogen Division, Allied Chemical Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 5/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-175
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Physical Metallurgy Of Tungsten And Tungsten Base Alloys

Author(s): Heinz G. Sell, George H. Keith
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-37 Part 2
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Experiments On Slip Damping At Rounded Contacts

Author(s): L. E. Goodman, C. B. Brown
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-161 Part 2
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Substructure And Mechanical Properties Of Refractory Metals

Author(s): B. S. Lement, D. A. Thomas
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 8/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-181
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Properties Of Inorganic Energy-conversion And Heat-transfer Fluids For Space Applications

Author(s): W. D. Weatherford, Jr. , John C. Tyler, P. M. Ku
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 11/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-96
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Research And Development Services Leading To The Control Of Electrical Properties Of Materials For High Temperature Radomes

Author(s): Leon M. Atlas, H. Henry Nakamura
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 8/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-300 Part 3
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Vol V: Analysis Of Creep And Recovery Curves For ATJ Graphite

Author(s): E. J. Seldin, R. N. Draper
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 9/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 5
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A Program Of Basic Research To Study X-ray Spectra In The Region 15-50 Angstroms

Author(s): Thomas C.Furnas, Jr. And Eugene W.White
Corporate Author: Picker X- Ray Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 5/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-168
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Research And Development On High-pressure-high-temperature Metallurgy

Author(s): L. Kaufman, S. V. Radcliffe
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 8/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-893
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Properties Of Yttrium And Rare Earth Metals Oxygen And Alloy Systems. Oxygen And Alloy Systems

Author(s): Bernard Love
Corporate Author: Research Chemicals, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 8/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-123
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume VII - High Density Recrystallized Gaphite By Hot forming

Author(s): E. A. Neel, A. A. Kellar, J. J. Zeithsch
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 7
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XI - Characterization Of Binders Used In The Fabrication Of Graphite Bodies

Author(s): E. de Ruiter, A. Halleux, V. Sandor, H. Tschamler
Corporate Author: Union Carbide European Research Associates
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 9/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 11
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The Development of High Temperature (1000^C) Gas Chromatograph

Author(s): Charles B. Euston; Aaron J. Martin
Corporate Author: F & M Scientific Corporation, New Castle County Air Base
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-176
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Synthesis Of Fiber Reinforced Inorganic Laminates

Author(s): Edward M. Clausen; Doris M. Krumwiede; James F. Benzel; Dwight G. Bennett
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-299 Part 2
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Lubrication Studies With Graphite Single Crystals

Author(s): Paul J. Bryant
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-529
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Applications of Anisotropic Elastic Continuum Theory to Dislocations in Graphite

Author(s): G. B. Spence
Corporate Author: National Carbon Co Inc Cleveland Ohio
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 2
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Creep of Carbons and Graphites in Flexure at High Temperatures

Author(s): E. J. Seldin; R. N. Draper
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 6
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Electron Spin in Polycrystalline Graphite

Author(s): L. S. Singer; G. Wagoner
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 6/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 8
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Thermal Reactivity of Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Author(s): I. C. Lewis; T. Erdstrom
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 8/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 10
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials Volume XV - Alumina-Condensed Furfuryl Alcohol Resins

Author(s): C. W. Boquist; E. R. Nielsen, H. J. O'Neil; R. E. Putcher
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 7/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 15
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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXII-Photomicrographic Techniques For Carbon And Graphite

Author(s): G. L. Peters; H. D. Shade
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 11/1/1963
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 22
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Handbook Of Design Data On Elastomeric Materials Used In Aerospace Systems

Author(s): Pickett, A. G.; Lemcoe, M. M.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Inst San Antonio Tex
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 9/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TR 61-234
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