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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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Development Of Niobium-base Alloys

Author(s): Richard T. Begley, William N. Platte
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-344 Part 5
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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: 1961-03
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: 1961-02
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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-338 Part 3
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Table of Contents


Corporate Author: Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 287-319
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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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 427-446
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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: 1961-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-661
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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: 1961-03
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: 1961-04
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: 1961-04
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: 1961-02
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: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-737 Part 1
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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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-102
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Elevated Temperature Dynamic Elastic Moduli Of Various Metallic Materials

Author(s): W. H. Hill, K. D. Shimmin
Corporate Author: Metals and Ceramics Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-438
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Analysis Of Gases In Metals

Author(s): Josef J. Schmidt-Collerus; Andrew J. Frank
Corporate Author: Denver Research Institute; University of Denver
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-482
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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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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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The Design of Organic Coatings for Use in the Space Environment

Author(s): Cowling, Jack E.; Alexander, Allen L.; Noonan, Frank M.
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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Studies on the Protective Ultraviolet Absorbers in a Space Environment

Author(s): Hirt, Robert C.; Schmitt, Richard G.
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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Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation of Polymeric Materials for Use in a Space Environment

Author(s): Snyder, Carl E.; Cross, William B.
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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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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Simulated Solar Irradiation and Its Photochemical Effects on Plastic Spacecraft Materials

Author(s): Hanst, Philip L.; Early, Vincent H.; Woodberry, Paul T.; Walker Jr., Augustus C.
Corporate Author: Avco Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-773 p. 97-106
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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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Materials Effects in Spacecraft Thermal Control

Author(s): Gaumer, Roger E.; Clauss, Francis J.; Sibert, Merle E.; Shaw, Clyde C.
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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Reflective Metal Coatings

Author(s): Belser, R. B.; Carithers, M. D.
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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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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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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The Use of Optical Interference to Obtain Selective Energy Absorption

Author(s): Martin, Douglas C.; Bell, Ronald
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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High Temperature Surface Parameters for Solar Power

Author(s): Butler, C. P.; Jenkins, R. J.; Rudkin, R. L.; Laughridge, F. I.
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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Low Emissivity Coatings for use at High Temperatures

Author(s): Macklin, B. A.; Withers, J. C.
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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