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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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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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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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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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Development Of Niobium-base Alloys

Author(s): Richard T. Begley, William N. Platte
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 9/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 57-344 Part 5
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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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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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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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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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Table of Contents


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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Some Exprimental Results from Evaluation of Constrained Damping Layer Structures

Author(s): C. A. Dahlquist
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 447-456
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Quick Estimation of Damping from Free Damped Oscillograms

Author(s): John C. Burgess
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 457-460
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Panel Discussion


Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 461-478
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Summary of the Conference

Author(s): Alan Powell
Corporate Author: University of California at Los Angeles
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 479-494
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Investigation Of Feasability Of Utilizing Available Heat-resistant Materials For Hypersonic Leading Lead Applications. Vol VI. Determination And Design Application Of Mechanical Properties Of Bare And Coated Graphite

Author(s): Alfred Rudnick, Robert L.Carlson And George K.Manning
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 11/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-744 Volume 6
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Investigation Of Feasability Of Utilizing Available Heat Resistant Materials For Hypersonic Leading Edge Applications. Vol.7. Oxidation Resistance Of Bare And Coated Molybdenum Alloy And Graphite

Author(s): Donald J.Powers, John A.Dickson And Others
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADC TR 59-744 Volume 7
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Forced Vibrations Of Sandwich Structures

Author(s): Alfred M.Freudenthal And Maciej P.Bieniek
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-307
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Factors Affecting Thermal Shock Resistance Of Polyphase Ceramic Bodies

Author(s): P.T.B.Shaffer, D.P.H.Hasselman And A.Z.Chaberski
Corporate Author: The Carborundum Company, Research and Development Division, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 2/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-749 Part 1
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Experimentation, Analysis And Prediction For Environmental Creep

Author(s): C. J. Giemza
Corporate Author: Martin Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-777
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Considerations And Recommendations For Developing A Materials Information Processing Capability

Author(s): Albert J.Belfour
Corporate Author: Belfour Engineering Company
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 2/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-867
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Continuous Filament Ceramic Fibers

Author(s): Edward H. Girard
Corporate Author: The Carborundum Company Research and Development Division
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 2/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-244 Part 2
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Thermodynamics Of The Interaction Of Niobium And Tantalum with Oxygen And Nitrogen At Temperatures Near The Melting Point

Author(s): J. Paul Pemsler
Corporate Author: Nuclear Metals, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-655
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Ion Propulsion working Fluid Requirements For USAF

Author(s): James H. L. Lawler
Corporate Author: Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-901
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Study Of Physiochamical Properties Of Commercial Samples Of Isoprophyldicyclohexyl And Diethylcyclohexane

Author(s): E. Findl, H. Brande, H. Edwards
Corporate Author: Inglewood Laboratory, thompson Products, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 11/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-766
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Research On Materials For Use In A Full Pressure Suit

Author(s): D. M. Mellen, S. Backer, B. J. Park
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 12/1/1960
Report Number: WADD TR 60-311
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Correlation Of Tensile Properties Of Steel Castings And Material Imperfections As Determined By Radiography

Author(s): L. J. Mattek, R. D. Woodward
Corporate Author: General Dynamics/Convair
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 2/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-450
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The Technology Of Scandium Yttrium, And The Rare Earth Metals. A Literature Survey

Author(s): Bernard Love
Corporate Author: Research Chemicals, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 4/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-864
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Viscoelastic Support Junction Damping Of Beams

Author(s): T. J. Mentel, R. L. Schultz, C. C. Fu
Corporate Author: University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 3/1/1961
Report Number: WADD TR 60-779
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