Contrails
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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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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Ceramic Coatings for Control of Reflectivity and Emissivity of Inconel

Author(s): Burgess, D. G.; Jasperse, J. R.; Flint, E. P.
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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Anodic Coatings for Temperature Control in Space Vehicles

Author(s): Cooke, E. W.; Long, W. L.
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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Development and Evaluation of Coating for an Unfurlable Re-Entry Vehicle

Author(s): Harris, J. T.; Marco, D. M.
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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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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The Thermal Stability of Various Slightly Soluble Inhibitive Salts and their Properties

Author(s): Allen, Edward R.q
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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Ion Propulsion working Fluid Requirements For USAF

Author(s): James H. L. Lawler
Corporate Author: Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-901
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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: 1961-04
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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-779
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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: 1961-03
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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 457-460
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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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Summary of the Conference

Author(s): Alan Powell
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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Diffusion In Refractory Metals

Author(s): N.L.Peterson
Corporate Author: Advanced Metals Research Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-793
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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: 1961-01
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: 1961-02
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: 1961-01
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: 1961-02
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: 1961-02
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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-655
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Investigation Of The Stoichiometric And Structural Variables Which Affect Conductivity In Ferromagnetic Ceramic Materials For Use In Magnetic Circuits

Author(s): Horn, F.H.
Corporate Author: General Electric Co Schenectady N Y
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-01
Report Number: WADD TR 60-421
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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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Effect Of Fluorine On The Carbonyl Stretching Frequency Of Esters

Author(s): Radell, Jack; Harrah, L.A.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio Materials Central
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-110
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Reduction of the Endurance Limit as a Result of Stress Interaction in Fatigue

Author(s): Robert A. Heller
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-752
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Materials Information Centers

Author(s): K. A. Winter and Irving Lopatin
Corporate Author: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TN 60-246
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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: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-450
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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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-676 p. 320-338
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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: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-825
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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: 1961-06
Report Number: WADD TR 61-262
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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: 1961-04
Report Number: WADD TR 61-145
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Investigation Of The Properties Of Tantalum And Its Alloys

Author(s): Frank Schmidt, William D. Klopp, Daniel J. Maykuth, Horace R. Ogden, Robert I. Jaffee
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-106
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On Influence Functions In The Theory Of Forced Vibrations Of Membranes

Author(s): I.Torbe And D.I.G.Jones
Corporate Author: University Of Southampton United Kingdom
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 61-97
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Flammability Characteristics Of High Temperature Hydrocarbon Fuels

Author(s): Kuchta, Joseph M.; Bartkowiak, Alphonse, Spolan, Irving, Zabetakis, Michael G.
Corporate Author: Bureau Of Mines, United States Department of the Interior
Laboratory: Materials Central
Date of Publication: 1961-05
Report Number: WADD TR 61-89
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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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