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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130 reports

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: 1962-03
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: 1962-03
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: 1962-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 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: 1962-06
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: 1962-07
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: 1962-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-603 Part 3
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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: 1962-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume VII
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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: 1962-09
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume XI
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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: 1962-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-463 Part 2
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part IX. Correlation Of Dissociation Energies of Gaseous Molecule And Of Heats of Vaporization of Solids; Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules

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: 1962-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part IX
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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: 1962-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-184 Part 3
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The Thermal Properties Of Thirteen Solid Materials To 5000°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: 1962-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-924
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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: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-143 Part 3
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part VIII. 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: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782, Part VIII
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Vaporization Of Compounds And Alloys At High Temperatures Part VII. 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: 1962-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part VII
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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: 1962-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-782 Part IV
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of New Base Stock Fluids For Gas Turbine Application

Author(s): Peter T. Kan, John D. Behun, Saiyid M. Naqvi, Marcia A. Jorgensen, Patricia A. Gibson
Corporate Author: Wyandotte Chemicals Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-838 Part II
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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: 1962-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-370 Part 2
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Ordering in Oxide Solid Solutions, Part II.

Author(s): H. H. Wilson
Corporate Author: Clemson College
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: ASD TR 61-92 Part 2
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Impurity Atom-Dislocation Interactions and Subsequent Effects on Mechanical Properties of Refractory Metals

Author(s): M. A. Adams, H. Nesor
Corporate Author: Materials Research Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-11
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Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies for a Refractory Materials Program, Part I.

Author(s): L. A. McClaine
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-204 Part 1
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Physical and Mechanical Properties of Pressure Vessel Materials for Application in a Cryogenic Environment

Author(s): J. L. Christian
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Astronautics
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-258
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Determination Of Design Data For Heat Treated Titanium Alloy Sheet. Volume 1. Summary of Mechanical and Physical Property Data Collected, Including Tensile Creep and Fatigue

Author(s): P. J. Hughes
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-335 Volume 1
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Determination Of Design Data For Heat Treated Titanium Alloy Sheet. Volume 3. Tables of Data Collected

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-335 Volume 3
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Elevated Temperature Creep Properties of Four Martensitic High Strength Steels in Sheet Form

Author(s): V. F. Lardenoit
Corporate Author: New England Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-358
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Conference on High Temperature Polymer and Fluid Research

Author(s): Robert J. McHenry, 1/Lt, USAF
Corporate Author: Nonmetallic Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-372
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Evaluation of Coating Systems for High Strength, Low Alloy Steel Exterior Missile and Rocket Casings

Author(s): H. R. Nelson and K. E. Hofer
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-421
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The Effect of Addition Elements on the Rate of Beta Grain Growth in Alph-Beta and Beta Titanium Alloys

Author(s): F. A. Crossley
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-520
AD Number: AD0292703
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A Study of Free Radicals and Other Intermediate Species and Internal Energy Transfer Processes in Irradiated Chemical Systems

Author(s): P. Y. Feng and B. K. Krotoszynski
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-540
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Observation of Magnetic Domains by Means of the Kerr Effect

Author(s): Axel M. Stoffel and Karl J. Strnat
Corporate Author: Electronic and Magnetic Materials Section, Physics Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-683
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Research On Inorganic High Temperature Adhesives For Metals And Composite Constructions

Author(s): Johnston, Ova E.; Robbins, W. Paul
Corporate Author: Aeronca Mfg Corp Middletown OH
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: WADC TR 59-113 Part 3
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Research And Development On High-Pressure-High-Temperature Metallurgy

Author(s): Kulin, S.A.; Kaufman, L., Radcliffe, S.V., Harvey, J.S., Clougherty, E., Tanner, L.E. Schatz, M., Bernstein, H. and Blackburn, L.
Corporate Author: ManLabs, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-893 Part II
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Basic Studies In Radiation Effects On Materials. Part II. Ionic Fragmentation Of Molecules By X-Rays And Secondary Electron Spectra From Bombardment Of Gas With Electrons

Author(s): Johnston, W.H.; Vestal, M.
Corporate Author: Johnston (William H) Labs Inc Baltimore Md
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-10 Part 2
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Effects Of Surface Environments On The Mechanical Behavior Of Metals

Author(s): Kramer, I.R.
Corporate Author: Martin Co Baltimore MD
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-99
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Radiation Effects On Semiconductor Catalysts

Author(s): Sosnovosky, H.C.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-233
AD Number: AD0291844
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Determination Of Design Data For Heat Treated Titanium Alloy Sheet. Volume 2a. Details Of Data Collection Program. Test Techniques And Results For Tension, Compression, Bearing, Shear, Crippling, Joints, And Physical Properties

Author(s): McGee, W.M.; Matthews, B.R.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-335 Volume 2A
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Determination Of Design Data For Heat Treated Titanium Alloy Sheet. Volume 2b. Test Techniques And Results For Creep And Fatigue

Author(s): White, D.L.; Watson, H.T.
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-335 Volume 2B
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Investigation Of Notch Fatigue Behavior Of Certain Alloys In The Temperature Range Of Room Temperature To -423F

Author(s): Gideon, Donald N.; Favor, Ronald J.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus Ohio
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-351
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A Fundamental Study Of The Infrared Spectra Of Substituted Aromatic Compounds

Author(s): Coburn, W. C., Jr.; Stephenson, C. V.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Inst Birmingham Ala
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-381
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Electrical And Electronic Properties Of Materials Information Retrieval Program

Author(s): Johnson, H. Thayne; Schafer, Emil; Wallace, Everett M.
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Co Culver City Calif
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-539
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Physical Metallurgy Of Tungsten And Tungsten Base Alloys

Author(s): Heinz G. Sell, George H. Keith, Ronald C. Koo, Randolph H. Schnitzel and Richard Corth
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp Bloomfield N J
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-37 Part 3
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Chemical Stress Relaxation Measurements Of Polyurethanes

Author(s): S. J Chlystak, E. A. Peterson, L. A. Harrah, and J. A. Parker
Corporate Author: Armstrong Cork Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-71
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Properties Of Yttrium And The Rare Earth Metals, Effect Of Minor Additions To Niobium-Base Alloy On Elevated Temperature Oxidation Resistance

Author(s): Kirkpatrick, Craig G.
Corporate Author: Research Chemicals
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-06-01
Report Number: WADD TR 61-123 Part 2
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Investigation of Materials for Vacuum Insulation up to 4000 Degrees F

Author(s): Peter E. Glaser, Alfred E. Wechsler, Ivan Simon and Joan Berkowitz
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-88
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Development Of Protective Coatings For Tantalum-Base Alloys

Author(s): Klopp, William D.; Powell, Carroll F.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Inst Columbus Ohio
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TR 61-676
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A Study of the Influence of Lubricants on High-Speed Rolling-Contact Bearing Performance

Author(s): Lewis B. Sibley, J. Clarence Bell, Jerrold W. Kannel, C. Malcolm Allen
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-643
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Investigation of the Infrared Absorption Spectra of Selected Aromatic Compounds

Author(s): R. J. Jakobsen
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TR 61-722
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Substructure And Mechanical Properties Of Refractory Metals

Author(s): Lement, B.S., D.A. Thomas, S. Weismann, W. S. Owen, P. B. Hirsch
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: WADD TR 61-181 Part II
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Research and Development on Advanced Graphite Materials: Volume II - Applications of Anisotropic Elastic Continuum Theory to Dislocations in Graphite

Author(s): G. B. Spence
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-07
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume II
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Research and Development on Advanced Graphite Materials: Volume VI - Creep of Carbons and Graphites in Flexure at High Temperatures

Author(s): E. J. Seldin
Corporate Author: National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume VI
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