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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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21 reports

Microwave Energy Conversion

Author(s): E.M. Sabbagh
Corporate Author: Perdue University
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-48 Part 1
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Silver - Cadmium Batteries

Author(s): Guy Rampel, R. C. Shair
Corporate Author: Gulton Industries, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-131
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Engineering Study Of Vapor Cycle Cooling Equipment For Zero-gravity Environment

Author(s): Kymus Ginwala
Corporate Author: Northern Research and Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-776
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Thermopile Generator Feasibility Study. Part I: Summary

Author(s): R. L. Gessner
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-22 Part 1
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Thermopile Generator Feasibility Study. Part IV: Generator Design

Author(s): R. L. Gessner
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-22 Part 4
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Feasibility Study Of An Inflatable Type Stabilization And Deceleration System For High-Altitude And High-Speed Recovery

Author(s): F. R. Nebiker
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-182
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook. Volume III. Dynamic Thermal Converters

Author(s): C. W. Stephens, R. Spies, W. R. Menetrey
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 3
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Energy Conversion System Reference Handbook Volume 10 - System Design

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Atomics International Canoga Park, Calif.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 10
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook, Volume 1 General System Considerations

Author(s): W. R. Menetrey, J. H. Fisher
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 1
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook, Volume 6, Chemical Systems

Author(s): W. R. Menetrey, J. Chrisney
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 6
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Energy Conversion Systems Reference Handbook.Volume V. Direct Solar Conversion

Author(s): W.Evans And W.R.Menetrey
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-699 Volume 5
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A Feasibility Study of a Thionine Photogalvanic Power Generation System

Author(s): L. J. Miller
Corporate Author: Sundstrand Aviation-Denver Engineering and Testing Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-373
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A Study of Reliability of Flight-Vehicle Fire-Protective Equipment

Author(s): H. Cary, J. L. Easterday, D. L. Farrar, A. E. Weller, L. H. Stember, Jr.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-65
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Performance Evaluation of the Vortex Ring Parachute Canopy

Author(s): Reinhold J. Gross; Arnold B. Riffle
Corporate Author: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-410
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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): Willar l. Ent; Roger A. Howells
Corporate Author: Air Products, Incorporated, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-197
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Space Radiator Analysis And Design. Part I.

Author(s): Mackay, D. B.; Bacha, C. P.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation Inc Downey CA
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1961
Report Number: ASD TR 61-30 Part 1
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Performance Of Trailing Aerodynamic Decelerators At High Dynamic Pressures Phases V And VI

Author(s): B. A Engstrom
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories, A Division Of Cook Electric Company, Chicago, Illinois
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1962
Report Number: WADC TR 58-284 Part 5
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Design And Reliability Study For A-C Generators And Controls

Author(s): P.M. Mueller; A.C. Oeinck; R.E. Keys
Corporate Author: Jack & Heintz, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1962
Report Number: WADD TR 61-85
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Investigation And Flight Test Of Ion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Author(s): Read, M. D.; Klawans, B.
Corporate Author: General Electric Co Philadelphia Pa Missile And Space Div
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-19
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Thermally Activated Ceramic-Metal Cells


Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-397
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Energy Conversion Study of Semiconductor Electrodes

Author(s): I. R. Tannenbaum
Corporate Author: Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1962
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-89
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