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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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Fluids, Lubricants, Fuels And Related Materials

Author(s): E. Erwin Klaus, Merrell R. Fenske, Elmer J. Tewksbury
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 6/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 55-30 Part 8
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Nuclear Radiation Resistant Polymers And Polymeric Compounds

Author(s): John W. Born
Corporate Author: The B. F. Goodrich Company Research Center
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 55-58 Part 6
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Properties Of Glasses At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Kerper, Matthew J.; Diller, C.C.; Eimer, E.H.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Gaithersburg MD
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 5/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 56-645 Part 4
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Physical Properties Of High Temperature Materials. Part Vi. Enthalpy And Heat Capacity Of Magnesium Oxide, Zirconium Oxide, And Zirconium Silicate From 0 To 900 C

Author(s): Victor, Andrew C.; Douglas, Thomas B.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards Washington D C
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 57-374 Part 6
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WADC-University Of Minnesota Conference On Acoustical Fatigue

Author(s): W. J. Trapp, D. M. Forney, Jr.
Corporate Author: Minnesota U.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676
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Standardization Of Thermal Emittance Measurements

Author(s): William N. Harrison, Joseph C. Richmond
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 2/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-510 Part 2
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Composite Inorganic Resilient Seal Materials

Author(s): L. L. Smith
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-338 Part 3
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Research And Development Services Leading To The Control Of Electrical Properties Of Materials For High Temperature Radomes

Author(s): Leon M. Atlas, Hikaru Nagao
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-300 Part 2
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Corporate Author: Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. i-iv
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Welcoming Address

Author(s): R. F. Lambert
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 1-3
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Opening Address

Author(s): E. M. Glass
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 4-8
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An Introduction to Acoustic Fatigue

Author(s): E. J. Richards
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 9-55
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Types of Pressure Fields of Interest in Acoustical Fatigue Problems

Author(s): H. E. von Gierke
Corporate Author: Aeromedical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 56-84
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Correlation of Pressures Around a Jet Engine

Author(s): B. L. Clarkson
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 85-98
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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): B. L. Clarkson
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 99-108
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Statistical Properties of the Pressure Field in a Turbulent Boundary Layer

Author(s): William W. Willmarth
Corporate Author: University of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 109-127
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Fatigue of Materials and Structures Under Random Loading

Author(s): A. M. Freudenthal
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 128-152
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Statistical Aspects of Acoustical Fatigue

Author(s): Waloddi Weibull
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 153-162
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Discussion of the Papers by Prof. Freudenthal and Prof. Weibull


Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 163-167
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Review of Structural Damping Mechanisms

Author(s): B. J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 168-184
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Progress in the Development of Vibration Damping Materials

Author(s): Lothar Bohn; Friedrich Linhardt; Herman Oberst
Corporate Author: Farbwerke Hoechst A. G.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 185-206
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Damping of Simplified Configurations with Additives or Interfaces

Author(s): T. J. Mentel
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 207-234
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The Damping, Stiffness and Fatigue Properites of Joints and Configurations Representative of Aircraft Structures

Author(s): D. J. Mead
Corporate Author: University of Southampton, England
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 235-261
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Determinate and Random Excitation of Lumped-Linear Structures

Author(s): R. Plunkett
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 262-274
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Excitation of Distributed Systems

Author(s): H. H. Bleich
Corporate Author: Institute of Flight Structures, Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 275-286
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Acoustic Damping Mechanisms

Author(s): Edward M. Kerwin, Jr.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 287-319
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Design Considerations for Minimizing Acoustic Fatigue in Aircraft Structures

Author(s): Harvey H. Hubbard; Philip M. Edge, Jr.; Clarence T. Modlin, Jr.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 320-338
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Acoustical Fatigue Test Procedures Used in Aircraft Industry and Their Limitations

Author(s): D. M. Forney, Jr.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 339-378
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External Noise Environments of Flight Vehicles

Author(s): I. Dyer; P. A. Franken; E. E. Ungar
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 379-411
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A New Look at Structural Peak Distributions Under Random Vibration

Author(s): H. C. Schjelderup
Corporate Author: National Engineering Science Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 412-426
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The Use of Model Jets for Studying Acoustic Fields Near Jet and Rocket Engines

Author(s): L. C. Sutherland; Walter V. Morgan
Corporate Author: Aero-Space Division, Boeing Airplane Co.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 427-446
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Ultrasonic Methods For The Study Of Stress Cycling Effects In Metals

Author(s): Rohn Truell, Bruce Chick
Corporate Author: Metals Research Laboratory, Brown University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-920
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Ultrasonic Methods For Nondestructive Measurement Of Residual Stress

Author(s): Fred Rollins
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 5/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-42 Part 1
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Dislocations And Plastic Behavior Of Iron Single Crystals

Author(s): Paul J. Fopiano
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-145
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Evaluation Of BUNA-N (NBR) Gaskets In Prototype Applications Under Gamma Flux

Author(s): John A. Parker , Denver Hale
Corporate Author: Physics Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 2/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-661
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The Effect OF Surface-Active Agents On The Mechanical Properties Metals

Author(s): I.R. Kramer
Corporate Author: The Martin Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-58 Part 1
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The Effect Of Surface-Active Agents On The Mechanical Properties of Metals

Author(s): I.R. Kramer
Corporate Author: The Martin Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-58 Part 2
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High Temperature Resistant Elastomer Compounds

Author(s): Leland J. Kitchen, Floyd M. Smith, Robert A. Hayes, W. Glenn Mayes, James C. W. Hennign, James J. Robertson
Corporate Author: Firestone Tire And Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 56-331 Part 5
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Synthesis And Evaluation Of New Polymers Prepared By Stereospecific Catalysis

Author(s): Charles G. Overberger
Corporate Author: Polytechnic Institute Of Brooklyn
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 58-382 Part 4
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Ceramic Bonded Solid-Film Lubricants

Author(s): M. T. Lavik
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-530 Part 2
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Studies On The Protective Ultraviolet, Absorbers In A High Vacuum Enviromnent. II.

Author(s): Richard G. Schmitt:Robert C. Hirt
Corporate Author: American Cyanamid Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 2/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-704
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The Preparation Of Mono- And Di-Substitution Products Of Trichloro-S-Triazine By Replacement Of Chlorine By Trialkysilylphenyl

Author(s): Howard W. Post:Clarence J. Murphy
Corporate Author: University of Buffalo
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-737 Part 1
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High Temperature Gear And Spline Lubricant Studies

Author(s): Donald J. Fessett
Corporate Author: Weastern Gear Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-8
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Dielectric Moisture Barrier Coating Materials

Author(s): Lee M. Kindley
Corporate Author: Melpar, Inc
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-65
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Refractory Coatings For Tungsten

Author(s): C. G. Goetzel, P. Landler
Corporate Author: New York University, Research Division
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-825
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Investigation Of High Emittance Coatings To Extend The Mach Number Range Of Application Of Structural Materials

Author(s): Anthony Gravina, Milton Katz
Corporate Author: Republic Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-102
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The Compatibilty Of Materials With Chlorine Trifluoride, Perchloryl, Flouride and Mixtures Of These

Author(s): John C. Grigger, Henry C. Miller
Corporate Author: Pennsalt Chemicals Corporattion
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-54
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Investigation Of Sinterable Oxide Powders And Ceramics Made From Them

Author(s): C. Hyde, W. H. Duckworth
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 6/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 61-262
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Experimental Studies To Determine The Chemical Species Prevalent In The Plasma Of An Air ARC And The Boundary Layers Adjacent To Ablating Materials

Author(s): R. Carrigan, E. Raisen, K. Schmude
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 10/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-359
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Development Of Non-oxidic Refractory Foams

Author(s): Ian M. Logan, Douglas C. Wise; John J. McGahan; Carl vonDoenhoff
Corporate Author: The Corborundum Company Research and Development Division
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-124
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