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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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209 reports

Methods of Space Vehicle Noise Prediction

Author(s): Peter A. Franken
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADC TR 58-343 Volume 2
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A Study Of The Characteristics O Fmodern Engine Noise And The Response Characteristics Of Structures

Author(s): R. J. Cox, H. J. Parry, J. Clough
Corporate Author: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-220
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Investigation Of Escape Capsule Systems For Multi-place Aircraft . Part I: Preliminary Investigation

Author(s): J. J. Vorachek; F. Milhoan
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-329 Part 1
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Investigation Of Escape Capsule Systems For Multi-place Aircraft. Part II: Preliminary Design And wind Tunnel Testing Of An Individual Escape Capsule

Author(s): F. M. Milhoan; J. J. Vorachek; J. D'Allura
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-329 Part 2
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Automatic Runway Profile Measuring Instrumentation And Runway Properties. Part I: Equipment

Author(s): D. F. Turner, R. S. Brown, W. E. Snyder
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-470 Part 1
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Investigation Of Thermal Effects On Structural Fatigue


Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-410 Part 2
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Six-Degree-Of-Freedom Flight-Path Study Generalized Computer Program

Author(s): Robert C. Brown; Robert V. Brulle; Gerald D. Giffin
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-781 Part 1
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Measurement and Analysis of Power Spectra and Cross-Power Spectra for Random Phenomena

Author(s): Julius S. Bendat
Corporate Author: Thompson Ramo-Wooldrige Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-681
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Feasibility To Determine Practicability Of Providing Mockup Improvements

Author(s): W. F. Lowe, C. C. Calvin, L. E. Doughty
Corporate Author: Chance Vought Aircraft, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-579
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Admittance Techniques In high Speed Flutter Model Testing. Part I. Experimental Results

Author(s): Gifford W, Asher And Roy K. Watanabe
Corporate Author: Boeing Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 61-31 Part 1
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The Use Of Acoustic Scale Models For Investigating Near Field Noise Of Jet And Rocket Engines

Author(s): Walter V. Morgan, L. C. Sutherland, Kenneth J. Young
Corporate Author: The acoustics Group, Aero-Space Division, Boeing Airplane Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-178
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Automatic Runway Profile Measuring Instrumentation And Runway Properties. Part II: Equipment Trials


Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-10
Report Number: WADD TR 60-470 Part 2
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Multiwall Structures For Space Vehicles

Author(s): S. Lampert; D. G. Younger
Corporate Author: Aeronutronic, A Division of Ford Motor Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-503
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Thermo-Structural Analysis Manual

Author(s): Switzky, H.; Forray, M.J.; Newman, M.
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corp Farmingdale N Y
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-517 Volume 1
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The Dynamic Response of Advanced Vehicles

Author(s): Q. R. Bohne; B. E. Clingan; C. W. DeCeault; P. C Deutschle
Corporate Author: Boeing Airplane Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-518
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Transient And Nonlinear Effects On High Speed. Vibratory, Thermoelastic Instability Phenomena.

Author(s): Eugene J. Brunelle, Jr.
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-484 Part 2
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Investigation Of Thermal Effects On Structural Fatigue


Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-08
Report Number: WADD TR 60-410 Part 1
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Prediction Of Creep Effects In Aircraft Structures

Author(s): C. W. Alesch; C. Riparbelli; W. H. Steurer; W. Robe
Corporate Author: Convair, A Division of General Dynamics Corporation Engineering Department
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/15/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-411 Part 1
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Time-Dependant, Elasto-Plastic Bending Analysis For Structures Under Arbitrary Load-Temperature Environments. Part I: Analysis Development And Digital Program

Author(s): P. C. Huang
Corporate Author: The Martin Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-541 Part 1
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Time-Dependant, Elasto-Plastic Bending Analysis For Structures Under Arbitrary Load-Temperature Environments. Part II: Experimental Verification

Author(s): C. J. Van Der Mass
Corporate Author: The Martin Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-541 Part 2
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An Experimental Study On Multi-Wall Structures For Space Vehicles

Author(s): D.G. Younger, S. Lampert
Corporate Author: Aeronutronic, A Division Of Ford Motor Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-800
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Similarity Studies For Dissociating Gases In Hypersonic , Low Density Flow

Author(s): K.Pearce, S.Samet And R.J.Whalen
Corporate Author: Flight Sciences Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-341
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Study of a Sonic Load Recorder, Volume I.

Author(s): Jay H. Ball, Norman Doelling, Denis U. Noiseux, Edward A. Starr
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-165 Volume 1
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Study of a Sonic Load Recorder, Volume II.

Author(s): P. W. Smith, Jr., E. A. Starr, C. W. Dietrich, D. U. Noiseux
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-165 Volume 2
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Application of the NASA Kernel-Function Procedures to Generally Deforming Wings

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-409
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Further Studies on High-Speed Unsteady Flow

Author(s): Garabed Zartanian; Harry Sauerwein
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-463
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Response of Missile Structures to Impulse Loading

Author(s): T. Wah; L. U. Rastrelli; N. L. Basdekas; R. C. DeHart
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-475
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Investigation of Stored Energy Rotors for Recovery

Author(s): D. W. Robinson, Jr.; B. A. Goodale; J. J. Barzda
Corporate Author: Kaman Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD-TDR-63-745
AD Number: AD0428998
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Feasibility Studies on Use of Artrons as Logic Elements in Flight Control Systems

Author(s): R. E. Mirabelli; E. M. Connelly; J. E. Worthen
Corporate Author: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-23
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Stagnation Point Heat Transfer in High Enthalpy Gas Flows, Part I: Convective Heat Transfer in Partially Ionized Air

Author(s): Robert M. Nerem and George H. Stickford
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-41 Part 1
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Stagnation Point Heat Transfer in High Enthalpy Gas Flows, Part II: Shock Layer Radiative Emission During Hypervelocity Re-Entry

Author(s): Robert M. Nerem
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-41 Part 2
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Track Tests Of Canopy Escape Capsule

Author(s): Lubinski, Thomas P.
Corporate Author: Coleman Engineering Co Inc Torrance Calif
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-404
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Structural Flight Loads Data from F-106A Aircraft

Author(s): Artie Vahldiek; John B. Monfort
Corporate Author: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-246
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Investigation of Stabilization and Control Systems for Application to Aero Space Vehicle Escape Capsules

Author(s): F. E. Chew; L. Oling; H. A. Clutz
Corporate Author: Chance Vought Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-243
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Practical Aspects of Aerothermoelastic Modelling

Author(s): M. Schlessinger; B. Omilian; J. Deutschman; J. S. Isenberg
Corporate Author: Flight Sciences Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-705
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Uniform Heating Effects on the Response of a High Speed Vehical to Discrete and Continuous Gusts

Author(s): R. P. Peboulet; P. G. Warner
Corporate Author: General Dynamics
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TR 61-328
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Shock-Tube Measurements of Step-Blast Loads on a NASA 64A010 Airfoil

Author(s): J. Ray Ruetenik; Walter Herrmann
Corporate Author: Massachusetts institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TR 61-219
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On Developing a Low Altitude Turbulence Model for Aircraft Gust Loads

Author(s): U. O. Lappe; J. Clodman
Corporate Author: New York University
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-152
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Lift, Pitching-Moment, and Rolling-Moment Coefficients on Planar, Twisted, and Cambered Wings and Flaps for a 70 Degree Delta Wing: Part Two - Transonic Flow

Author(s): Bernard Mazelsky; Harry B. Amey, Jr.
Corporate Author: Aeroject-General Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-155 Part 2
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Study to Determin Skin-Friction Drag in Hypersonic Low-Density Flow: Vlume I: Summary Analysis

Author(s): W. Leon Francis; Frank S. Malvestuto; Jay W. Stuart
Corporate Author: Lockheed-California Company
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-04
Report Number: ASD TR 61-433 Volume 1
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A Theoretical And Experimental Investigation Of The Acoustic Response Of Cavities In An Aerodynamic Flow

Author(s): H. E. Plumblee, J. S. Gibson, L. W. Lassiter
Corporate Author: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: WADD TR 61-75
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Six-Degree-Of-Freedom Flight-Path Study Generalized Computer Program: Part 2 User's Manual

Author(s): Frederick W. Seubert; Newell E. Usher
Corporate Author: McDonnel Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 60-781 Part 2
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Theoretical And Experimental Studies On Airloads Related To Hypersonic Aeroelastic Problems Of General Slender Pointed Configurations

Author(s): Zartarian, Garabed; Tan Hsu,Pao
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Inst Of Tech Cambridge Aeroelastic And Structures Research Lab
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: ASD TR 61-7
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Structural Response Of Beryllium Sheet Produced By Three Fabrication Methods

Author(s): Giemza, C. J.
Corporate Author: Martin Co Baltimore Md
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-87
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Compressible Boundary Layer Equations And Stagnation Point Solution With Differences In Thermal And Dynamic Boundary Layer Thicknesses Being Considered

Author(s): Buck,Melving L.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Flight Control Lab
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Report Number: ASD TR 61-107
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New Approaches to Flight Vehicle Structural Vibration Analysis and Control

Author(s): Manfred A. Heckl; Richard H. Lyon; Gideon Maidanik; Eric E. Ungar
Corporate Author: Bolt, Beranek & Newman, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-237
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Investigation of a Method for the Prediction of Vibratory Response and Stress in Typical Flight Vehicle Structure

Author(s): W. H. Roberts; P. E. Finwall; R. W. White; K. E. Eldred
Corporate Author: Northup Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-08
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-801
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An Engineering Evaluation of Methods for the Prediction of Fatigue Life in Airframe Structures

Author(s): W. J. Crichlow; A. J. McCulloch
Corporate Author: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: ASD TR 61-434
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Advanced Concepts of Stochastic Processes and Statistics for Flight Vehicle Vibration Estimation and Measurement

Author(s): Julius S. Bendat; Loren D. Enochson; G. Harold Klein; Allan G. Piersol
Corporate Author: Thompson Ramo Wooldrige, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-973
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Optimum Fatigue Spectra

Author(s): G. S. Neuls
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-398
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