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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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Mechanical Properties Of A New High-strength High-toughness General-purpose Alloy Steel

Author(s): Dirkes, William E.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-73
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Malleable Chromium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Hayes, Earl T.
Corporate Author: Northwest Electrodevelopment Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-54
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Fatigue Testing Under Progressive Loading A New Technique For Testing Materials

Author(s): Prot, E. Marcel
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-148
AD Number: AD0002176
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): Borders, A. M.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company http://www.gl.iit.edu/wadc/
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 2
AD Number: AD0000127
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United States Bureau Of Mines Zirconium Alloy Investigation

Author(s): Hayes, E. T.
Corporate Author: United States Bureau Of Mines
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-236
AD Number: AD0002119
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Refractory Materials For Use In High-Temperature Areas Of Aircraft

Author(s): Thielke, Norman R.
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State College
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-9
AD Number: AD0009729
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 17. The Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Two Antifriction Bearings Per Can With Various Inner Packaging

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 17
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 19. Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Antifriction Bearings And Various Greases And Preservatives

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 19
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 20. Antifriction Bearing Can Packages Subiected To Cyclic Exposure And 120 Days Of Storage

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 20
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Titanium Alloys For Analytical Standards

Author(s): Lownie, H. W., Jr.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Lnstitute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-101
AD Number: AD0015926
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Development Of Glass Color Standards

Author(s): Hellige, H. C.
Corporate Author: Hellige, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-112
AD Number: AD0012968
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The Effect Of Specimen Surface As A Discontinuity In Fatigue Phenomena

Author(s): Vitovec, F. H.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-167
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 1. Impact Pressure In Solid-Liquid Sphere Collisions

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 1
AD Number: AD0016855
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 3. Mechanism Studies On Plastics And Metals

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 3
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Development Work On Lubricants For Aircraft Turbine Engines

Author(s): Klaus, E. Erwin
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State College
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-25
AD Number: AD0014762
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Development Of A Heat-Resistant Foamed-In-Place Low-Density Silicon Resin Core Material

Author(s): Hoffman, Kenneth R.
Corporate Author: Dow Corning Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-146
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Poisson's Ratio Of Aircraft Sheet Materials For Large Strains

Author(s): Goodman, Stanley
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-7
AD Number: AD0015849
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Effect Of Mean Stress On The Fatigue Life Of Alclad 24s-T3 And Alclad 75s-T6 Aluminum Alloy

Author(s): Wilks, I. Edward
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-40
AD Number: AD0016068
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Determination Of Oxygen And Hydrogen In Inert Gases

Author(s): Bowman, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-67
AD Number: AD0014066
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Mechanism of Rain Erosion. Part 2. A Critical Review of Erosion by Water Drop Impact

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 2
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The Catalytic Oxidation Of Ammonia, An Experimental Study

Author(s): Marcus, Hyman
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-32
AD Number: AD0012017
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Electron Microscope And Electron Diffraction Study Of Optically Transparent Electrically Conducting Coatings On Glass And Acrylic Plastic

Author(s): Szawlewicz, Stanley A.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-44
AD Number: AD0007439
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WADC Magnesium Symposium Held On 24 February 1953

Author(s): Johnson, Henry A.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-405
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A Study Of The Rain Erosion Of Plastics And Metals

Author(s): Lapp, Roy R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-185
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Introduction and Table of Contents


Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-49 p. i-xii
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Flexural Tests Of Structural Plastics At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Wier, John E.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-307
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Survey Of Low-Alloy Aircraft Steels Heat Treated To High Strength Levels Part 3. Failure Cases

Author(s): Sachs, George
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-254 Part 3
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Survey Of Low-alloy Aircraft Steels Heat Treated To High-strength Levels

Author(s): Sachs, George
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-254 Part 4
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 5. The Performance Of Various Types Of Water-Vaporproof Barriers Containing Grease-Coated Parts

Author(s): Taras, M. A.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 5
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 12 The Effect Of Five Cleaning Procedures On Antifriction Bearings Packaged With Mil-G-J278 Greases

Author(s): Aubey, R. A.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 12
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 13 Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Antifriction Bearings Subiected To Cyclic Exposure And Rough Handling (Series F-F)

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 13
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Survey Of Low-Alloy Aircraft Steels Heat-Treated To High Strength Levels Part 2. Fatigue

Author(s): Sachs, George
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-254 Part 2
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Butyl Inner Tube Compound For Aircraft Tires

Author(s): Reinbold, Emmett B.
Corporate Author: The General Tire & Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-62
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Preliminary Investigation Of The Emanation From Cold-Worked Metals

Author(s): Vitovec, F. H.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-200
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Intermittent Stressing And Heating Tests Of Aircraft Structural Metals

Author(s): Guarnieri, G. J.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-24 Part 1
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Intermittent Stressing And Heating Tests Of Aircraft Structural Metals

Author(s): Guarnieri, G. J.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-24 Part 2
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 7. Plastic-Coated, Aluminum-Foil Barriers As Intimate Wraps For Packaging Bearings

Author(s): Taras, M. A.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 7
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 18. The Effect Of Relative Humidity At Time Of Packaging On The Condition Of Bearings After A Cyclic Exposure (Series G-G)

Author(s): Aubey, R. A.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 18
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 4. Cavitation As A Result Of Waterdrop Collisions With Salid Surfaces

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 4
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Plasticizers For Oil-Resistant Rubber


Corporate Author: Phillips Petroleum Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-281
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Development Of Nondestructive Tests For Structural Adhesive Bonds, Part 3. Mechanical Impedance Technique, "Stub-Meter'

Author(s): Arnold, J. S.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-231 Part 3
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Literature Survey Of Low Molecular Weight Polynuclear Aromatic Compounds

Author(s): Raley, Charles F., Jr.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-90
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Asbestos Fiber Reinforced Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Spatz, Conrad C.
Corporate Author: Johns-Manville Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-186
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Development And Evaluation Of High Temperature Greases

Author(s): Swakon, Edward A.
Corporate Author: Standard Oil Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-83 Part 3
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A Study Of The Rain Erosion Of Plastics And Metals

Author(s): Lapp, Roy R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-185 Part 2
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 5. Further Studies Of Cavitation In Liquid Drops On Impact

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 5
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Effects Of Fabric Finish And Wet Exposure On Strength Properties Of Glass-Cloth Polyester Laminates

Author(s): Werren, Fred
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, U. S. Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-483
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Effect Of Strain Rate On The Tensile Properties Of Sae 4340 Steel

Author(s): Klinger, Richard F.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-507
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Development Of Nondestructive Tests For Structural Adhesive Bonds, Part 2. Mechanical Interference Technique

Author(s): Arnold, J. S.
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-231 Part 2
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Refractory Materials For Use In High Temperature Areas Of Aircraft

Author(s): Thielke, Norman R.
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-467
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