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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21 reports

Thermally Activated Ceramic-Metal Cells


Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-397
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A Feasibility Study of a Thionine Photogalvanic Power Generation System

Author(s): Miller, L. J.
Corporate Author: Sundstrand Aviation-Denver Engineering and Testing Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-373
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Investigation And Flight Test Of Ion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Author(s): Read, M. D.
Corporate Author: General Electric Co Philadelphia Pa Missile And Space Div
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-19
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Performance Of Trailing Aerodynamic Decelerators At High Dynamic Pressures Phases V And VI

Author(s): Engstrom, B. A.
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories, A Division Of Cook Electric Company, Chicago, Illinois
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: WADC TR 58-284 Part 5
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Microwave Energy Conversion

Author(s): Sabbagh, E. M.
Corporate Author: Purdue University
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-48 Part 1
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Energy Conversion Study of Semiconductor Electrodes

Author(s): Tannenbaum, I. R.
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-89
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Performance Evaluation of the Vortex Ring Parachute Canopy

Author(s): Gross, Reinhold J.
Corporate Author: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: ASD TR 61-410
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Design And Reliability Study For A-C Generators And Controls

Author(s): Mueller, P. M.
Corporate Author: Jack & Heintz, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: WADD TR 61-85
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Development of a Multi-Contaminant Analyzer for the Determination of Purity and the Contaminants In Oxygen, Nitrogen, Helium, and Air

Author(s): Ent, Willar l.
Corporate Author: Air Products, Incorporated, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-197
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A Study of Reliability of Flight-Vehicle Fire-Protective Equipment

Author(s): Cary, H.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: ASD TR 61-65
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook Volume V - Direct Solar Conversion

Author(s): Evans, W.
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume V
AD Number: AD0257788
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Space Radiator Analysis And Design. Part I.

Author(s): Mackay, D. B.
Corporate Author: Space and Information Systems Division, North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: ASD TR 61-30 Part I
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Silver-Cadmium Batteries

Author(s): Rampel, Guy
Corporate Author: Gulton Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-131
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Feasibility Study Of An Inflatable Type Stabilization And Deceleration System For High-Altitude And High-Speed Recovery

Author(s): Nebiker, F. R.
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-182
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Thermopile Generator Feasibility Study. Part IV - Generator Design

Author(s): Gessner, R. L.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-22 Part IV
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Thermopile Generator Feasibility Study. Part I: Summary

Author(s): Gessner, R. L.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-22 Part I
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Engineering Study Of Vapor Cycle Cooling Equipment For Zero-gravity Environment

Author(s): Ginwala, Kymus
Corporate Author: Northern Research and Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-776
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook Volume X - Reactor System Design

Author(s): Atomics International, Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Corporate Author: Atomics International Canoga Park, Calif.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume X
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook. Volume III - Dynamic Thermal Converters

Author(s): Stephens, C. W.
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume III
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook, Volume VI - Chemical Systems

Author(s): Menetrey, W. R.
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume VI
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook, Volume I - General System Considerations

Author(s): Menetrey, W. R.
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume I
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