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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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The Effects Of Carbon, Oxygen, And Nitrogen On The Properties Of Welds In Titanium Sheet

Author(s): D. C. Martin; C. B. Voldrich
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Lnstitute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-294
AD Number: AD0004526
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Fatigue Properties Of Aluminum Alloys At Various Direct Stress Ratios, Part 1 - Rolled Alloys

Author(s): B. J. Lazan; A. A. Blatherwick
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-307 Part 1
AD Number: AD0007610
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Fatigue Properties Of Aluminum Alloys At Various Direct Stress Ratios, Part 2 - Extruded Alloys

Author(s): B. J. Lazan; A. A. Blatherwick
Corporate Author: Minnesota Univ Minneapolis Inst Of Tech
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-307 Part 2
AD Number: AD0008136
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Brazing Titanium To Titanium And To Mild And Stainless Steels

Author(s): W. J. Lewis; P. S. Rieppel; C. B. Voldrich
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-313 Part 1
AD Number: AD0003564
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Effects Of Damping Constants And Stress Distribution On The Resonance Response Of Members

Author(s): B. J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 52-320
AD Number: AD0003566
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Causes Of Cracking In High-Strength Weld Metals

Author(s): A. L. Lowe, Jr.; R. P. Sopher; P. J. Rieppel
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-322 Part 4
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Titanium Phase Diagrams

Author(s): Harold D. Kessler; William Rostoker; Robert J. Van Thyne
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 52-335
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Equipment For Testing The Creep Properties Of Metals Under Intermittent Stressing And Heating Conditions Part 2. Current Modifications

Author(s): Lawrence A. Shepard; Carl D. Wiseman; C. Dean Starr; John E. Dorn
Corporate Author: University Of California
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-101 Part 2
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Fatigue Testing Under Progressive Loading A New Technique For Testing Materials

Author(s): E. Marcel Prot, Translated By Edward J. Ward, Captain, Usaf
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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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Sandwich Construction For Aircraft

Author(s): Donald G. Coleman
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184
AD Number: AD0002126
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): A. M. Borders
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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Chemical Investigation Of Fluorine Compounds As Fungicides

Author(s): G. C. Finger; F. H. Reed; J. E. Dunbar
Corporate Author: Division Of Fluorine Ghemistry,Illinois State Geological Survey
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-214
AD Number: AD0002177
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Electrodeposition Of Titanium From Aqueous Systems

Author(s): Ernest J. Breton; 1st Lt. Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-232
AD Number: AD0002163
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United States Bureau Of Mines Zirconium Alloy Investigation

Author(s): E. T. Hayes; R. L. Carpenter; A. D. Cavett; W. L. O'brien; O. G. Paasche
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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Effects of Aviation Fuel Components on the Accuracy of the Karl Fischer Electrometric Titration Method for Determinign the Water Content of Fuels

Author(s): Robert W. Altman; Richard W. Sneed; James C. Mosteller
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: AF TR 6387
AD Number: AD0002117
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Modified Method for Determining Oxidation Stability of Aviation Fuels

Author(s): R. W. Sneed; R. W. Altman; J. C. Mosteller
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: AF TR 6390
AD Number: AD0001150
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Development Of A Rubber For Service In Contact With Experimental Hydraulic Fluids At 4oo? F

Author(s): Frederick G. Kitts
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-458
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Evaluation Of Experimental Wool Synthetic Blends In Air Force 18-Oz. Blue Serge

Author(s): C. A. Willis; C. W. Long, 1st Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-52
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Development Of High-Temperature Oil-Resistant Rubber

Author(s): William H. Gillen; William J. Mueller; Richard A. Clark; Randall G. Heiligmann
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-190
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The Extrusion Of Titanium

Author(s): Alvin M. Sabroff; W. Maxwell Parris; Paul D. Frost
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-555
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Scaling Of Titanium And Titanium Alloys

Author(s): H. W. Maynor Jr.; B. R. Barrett; R. E. Swift
Corporate Author: University Of Kentucky
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-109
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Investigation And Development Of High-Temperature Structural Adhesives

Author(s): H. N. Homeyer, Jr.; J. H. Preston; K. L. Mchugh
Corporate Author: The Connecticut Hard Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-98
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Effect Of Strain Rate On The Mechanical Properties Of Titanium-Base Materials

Author(s): D. R. Luster; W. W. Wentz; J. P. Catlin
Corporate Author: Rem-Cru Titanium, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-71
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Investigation Of Mylar-Type Polyester Films For Parachute Canopies

Author(s): Johann Bjorksten; Risto P. Lappala; Robert J. Roth
Corporate Author: Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-298
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Study Of Hard Coating For Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): F. G. Gillig
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-151
AD Number: AD0014005
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Sandwich Construction For Aircraft

Author(s): Donald G. Coleman
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184 Supplement 1
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Deflection And Distribution Of Stresses In The Facings Of A Centrally Loaded Transparent Sandwich Beam

Author(s): Wilhelm S. Ericksen
Corporate Author: United States Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 52-185 Supplement 1
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Fluorine-Containing Elastomers

Author(s): O. R. Pierce; E. T. Mcbee
Corporate Author: Purdue Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-191 Part 2
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Refractory Materials For Use In High-Temperature Areas Of Aircraft

Author(s): Norman R. Thielke
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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The Influence Of Temperature And Rate Of Strain On The Properties Of Metals In Torsion

Author(s): C. E. Work; T. J. Dolan
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-10
AD Number: AD0003634
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Low-Temperature Lubricating Engine Oil Additives

Author(s): Gilbert Gavlin; Edwin A. Swire; Sam P. Jones, Jr,
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-11
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Powder-Fabricated Magnesium Alloys, Part 1. Development Of High-Strength Sheet From Powder-Fabricated Mg Alloys Containing Zn, Zr, And Al

Author(s): H. A. Johnson, 2d Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-18 Part 1
AD Number: AD0012246
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A Study Of The Effect Of Temperature On Textile Materials

Author(s): Myron J. Coplan
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-21
AD Number: AD0014002
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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): R. K. Stern
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): R. K. Stern
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): R. K. Stern
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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The Selection Of Cushion Area In The Design Of Package Cushioning, The First Of A Series Of Reports On Package Cushioning

Author(s): R. B. Orensteen, 2d Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-43
AD Number: AD0007223
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Synthetic Lubricants

Author(s): D. W. Mc Cready
Corporate Author: Engineering Research Institute, University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-45
AD Number: AD0015927
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Development And Evaluation Of High-Temperature Greases

Author(s): Cecil. G. Brannen; Edward A. Swakon
Corporate Author: Standard Oil Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-83
AD Number: AD0016746
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Development And Evaluation Of High Temperature Grease Thickeners

Author(s): John C. Goossens
Corporate Author: Standard Oil Company (Indiana)
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-83 Part 6
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Titanium Alloys For Analytical Standards

Author(s): H. W. Lownie, Jr.; D. L. Chase; W. M. Henry
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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The Tentative Titanium-Silver Binary System

Author(s): Henry K. Adenstedt; William R. Freeman, Jr., 1st L-T, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-109 Part 1
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Development Of Glass Color Standards

Author(s): H. C. Hellige
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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Nontoxic Solvent For Cleaning Aircraft Engines At Extremely Low Temperatures

Author(s): Bernard Berkeley; Isidore Shafiroff
Corporate Author: Foster D. Snell, Incorporated
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-147
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Electrodeposition Of Titanium

Author(s): Albert W. Schlechten; Martin E. Straumanis; C. Burroughs Gill
Corporate Author: Missouri School Of Mlnes And Metallurgy
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-162 Part 1
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Electrodeposition Of Titanium

Author(s): Albert W. Schlechten; Martin E. Straumanis; C. Burroughs Gill
Corporate Author: Missouri School Of Mines And Metallurgy
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-162 Part 2
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Aluminum Titanate And Related Compounds

Author(s): N. R. Thielke
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State-College, School Of Mineral Industries
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-165
AD Number: AD0014004
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The Effect Of Specimen Surface As A Discontinuity In Fatigue Phenomena

Author(s): F. H. Vitovec
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-167
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Titanium Alloys For Elevated Temperature Application

Author(s): W. F. Carew; F. A. Crossley; H. D. Kessler; M. Hansen
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-177
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Fatigue Properties Of Extruded Magnesium Alloy Zk 60 Under Various Combinations Of Alternating And Mean Axial Stresses

Author(s): A. A. Blatherwick; B. J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-181
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