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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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Discussion of the Papers by Prof. Freudenthal and Prof. Weibull


Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 163-167
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of New Polymers Prepared By Stereospecific Catalysis

Author(s): Overberger, Charles G.
Corporate Author: Polytechnic Institute Of Brooklyn
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-382 Part 4
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High Temperature Gear And Spline Lubricant Studies

Author(s): Fessett, Donald J.
Corporate Author: Western Gear Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-8
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Dielectric Moisture Barrier Coating Materials

Author(s): Kindley, Lee M.
Corporate Author: Melpar, Inc
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-65
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Introduction and Table of Contents


Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. i-v
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Panel Discussion


Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 461-478
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion. Part 14

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1960-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 14
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Ultra-Short-Time Creep Rupture Equipment Manual

Author(s): Ives, Joseph S.
Corporate Author: American Machine & Foundry Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1960-04
Report Number: WADC TR 59-762 Part 1
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Fundamental Studies Of New Boundary Lubrication Mechanisms

Author(s): Perilstein, Warren L.
Corporate Author: Ethyl Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-87
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Ultrasonic Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of Ceramic Coatings

Author(s): Lawrie, W. E.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-91 Part 1
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Investigation Of Sinterable Oxide Powders And Ceramics Made From Them

Author(s): Hyde, C.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-262
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The Thermal Stability of Various Slightly Soluble Inhibitive Salts and their Properties

Author(s): Allen, Edward R.
Corporate Author: Rutgers, The State University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 335-360
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Surface Treatments of Fillers to Improve Dielectric Coatings

Author(s): Kindley, Lee M.
Corporate Author: Melpar, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 319-334
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Development and Evaluation of Coating for an Unfurlable Re-Entry Vehicle

Author(s): Harris, J. T.
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 299-318
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Anodic Coatings for Temperature Control in Space Vehicles

Author(s): Cooke, E. W.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 281-298
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Ceramic Coatings for Control of Reflectivity and Emissivity of Inconel

Author(s): Burgess, D. G.
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 263-280
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Low Emissivity Coatings for use at High Temperatures

Author(s): Macklin, B. A.
Corporate Author: American Machin & Foundry Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 253-262
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High Temperature Surface Parameters for Solar Power

Author(s): Butler, C. P.
Corporate Author: U.S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 228-252
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The Use of Optical Interference to Obtain Selective Energy Absorption

Author(s): Martin, Douglas C.
Corporate Author: Spectrolab, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 209-228
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Selective Coatings for Extraterrestrial Solar Energy Conversion; A Fundamental Analysis

Author(s): Van Vliet, Robert M.
Corporate Author: Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 185-208
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Power Systems Tailored for Astronautical Applications

Author(s): Houck, Oscar K.
Corporate Author: Flight Accessories Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 165-184
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Reflective Metal Coatings

Author(s): Belser, R. B.
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 137-164
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Materials Effects in Spacecraft Thermal Control

Author(s): Gaumer, Roger E.
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles and Space Division
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 117-136
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The Decomposition of Organic Resins at High Temperature in a Vacuum Environment

Author(s): Mattice, James J.
Corporate Author: Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 107-116
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Ultraviolet Effects on High Polymers and their Relation to Radiation Chemistry

Author(s): Oster, Gerald
Corporate Author: Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 92-96
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Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation of Polymeric Materials for Use in a Space Environment

Author(s): Snyder, Carl E.
Corporate Author: None Given
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 75-91
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Studies on the Protective Ultraviolet Absorbers in a Space Environment

Author(s): Hirt, Robert C.
Corporate Author: American Cyanamid Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 39-74
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The Design of Organic Coatings for Use in the Space Environment

Author(s): Cowling, Jack E.
Corporate Author: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 17-38
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The Spectral Distribution of Ultraviolet Light Obtained from Probes

Author(s): Tousey, R.
Corporate Author: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 1-16
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Factors Affecting Thermal Shock Resistance Of Polyphase Ceramic Bodies

Author(s): Shaffer, P. T. B.
Corporate Author: The Carborundum Company, Research and Development Division, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-749 Part 1
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Summary of the Conference

Author(s): Powell, Alan
Corporate Author: University of California at Los Angeles
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 479-494
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Quick Estimation of Damping from Free Damped Oscillograms

Author(s): Burgess, John C.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 457-460
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Some Exprimental Results from Evaluation of Constrained Damping Layer Structures

Author(s): Dahlquist, C. A.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 447-456
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The Use of Model Jets for Studying Acoustic Fields Near Jet and Rocket Engines

Author(s): Sutherland, L. C.
Corporate Author: Aero-Space Division, Boeing Airplane Co.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 427-446
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A New Look at Structural Peak Distributions Under Random Vibration

Author(s): Schjelderup, H. C.
Corporate Author: National Engineering Science Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 412-426
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External Noise Environments of Flight Vehicles

Author(s): Dyer, I.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 379-411
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Acoustic Damping Mechanisms

Author(s): Kerwin, Edward M., Jr.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 287-319
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Excitation of Distributed Systems

Author(s): Bleich, H. H.
Corporate Author: Institute of Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 275-286
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Determinate and Random Excitation of Lumped-Linear Structures

Author(s): Plunkett, R.
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 262-274
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The Damping, Stiffness and Fatigue Properites of Joints and Configurations Representative of Aircraft Structures

Author(s): Mead, D. J.
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 235-261
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Damping of Simplified Configurations with Additives or Interfaces

Author(s): Mentel, T. J.
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 207-234
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Progress in the Development of Vibration Damping Materials

Author(s): Bohn, Lothar
Corporate Author: Farbwerke Hoechst A. G.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 185-206
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Review of Structural Damping Mechanisms

Author(s): Lazan, B. J.
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 168-184
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Statistical Aspects of Acoustical Fatigue

Author(s): Weibull, Waloddi
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 153-162
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Fatigue of Materials and Structures Under Random Loading

Author(s): Freudenthal, A. M.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 128-152
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Statistical Properties of the Pressure Field in a Turbulent Boundary Layer

Author(s): Willmarth, William W.
Corporate Author: University of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 109-127
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Note on the Use of Correlation Techniques to Determine the Forms of Vibration of a Continuous Structure Excited by Random Pressures

Author(s): Clarkson, B. L.
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 99-108
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Correlation of Pressures Around a Jet Engine

Author(s): Clarkson, B. L.
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 85-98
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Types of Pressure Fields of Interest in Acoustical Fatigue Problems

Author(s): von Gierke, H. E.
Corporate Author: Aeromedical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 56-84
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An Introduction to Acoustic Fatigue

Author(s): Richards, E. J.
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 9-55
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