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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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Investigation Of Axial Loading Fatigue Properties Of Heat-Resistant Alloy N-155

Author(s): B. J. Lazan; F. De Money
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-226 Part 1
AD Number: AD0008137
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Investigation Of Axial Loading Fatigue Properties Of Heat Resistant Alloy N-155 Part 2. An Exploratory Investigation Of The Effect Of Temperature, Time, And Stress On Fracture Characteristics And Metallographic Structure Of N-155 And Hardness Of N-155 And

Author(s): Fred W. De Money
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-226 Part 2
AD Number: AD0016377
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Post-molding Shrinkage Characteristics Of Some Thermosetting Plastic Molding Materials

Author(s): Steven T. Marshall, Charles P. Ellis
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-142
AD Number: AD0013772
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): F. A. Bovey
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 3
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A Preliminary Investigation On The Effects Of Surface Treatments On The Fatigue Strength Of Titanium Alloys Ti-L5oa And Rc-130b

Author(s): Heinrich K. Adenstedt; Frank E. Binns; Lt; Usaf; Robert J. Rooney
Corporate Author: Material Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-202
AD Number: AD0010903
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Air Permeability Of Parachute Cloths

Author(s): H. W. S. La Vier
Corporate Author: Georgia Lnstitute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-283 Part 2
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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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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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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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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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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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Fatigue Prediction By Means Of The Cyclograph

Author(s): R. L. Cavanaghi
Corporate Author: Ontario Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-184
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 1. Impact Pressure In Solid-Liquid Sphere Collisions

Author(s): Olive G. Engel
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): Olive G. Engel
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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Thermal Conductivity And Heat Capacity Of Molten Materials, Part 1. The Heat Capacity Of Lithium Fluoride From 0oc To 900oc

Author(s): Thomas B. Douglas; James L. Dever
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-201 Part 1
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Thermal Conductivity And Heat Capacity Of Molten Materials Part 3. The Heat Capacity Of Molybdenum Disilicide From 0? To 900?c

Author(s): Thomas B. Douglas; William M. Logan
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-201 Part 3
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Development Of A Nondestructive Test For Evaluation Of Adhesion Of Electrodeposits On Steel As In Silver-Plated Aircraft Bearings

Author(s): Arch L. Walters; Samuel A. Wenk
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-218
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Recrystallization Welding Of Aluminum Aircraft Alloys

Author(s): Nickolas A. De Cecco; John M. Parks
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Lnstitute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-231
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Fatigue Of Alloy Steels At High-Stress Levels

Author(s): Ture T. Oberg; Edward J. Ward
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-256
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F-94 One Half Scale Methylalphachloracrylate Canopy

Author(s): Frank Evans; M. Elber Latham; John G. Stansbury
Corporate Author: Swedlow Plastics Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-259
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Chromium-Base Alloys

Author(s): Richard G. Nelson; Harry G. Anderson
Corporate Author: U. S. Bureau Of Mines
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-272
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Preliminary Exploration Of Silicon-Fluoride Plastics For High-Temperature-Resistant Interlayers

Author(s): Johan Bjorksten; Luther L. Yaeger; Robert P. Cox; Robert J. Roth
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-299
AD Number: AD0017943
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Effects Of Laminating Pressure On The Mechanical Strength Of Glass-Fabric Polyester Laminates

Author(s): J. E. Wier; D. C. Pons
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-75
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Powder-Fabricated Magnesium Alloys, Part 2. Large-Scale Extrusion Of Zk60a Alloy Powder

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 2
AD Number: AD0012206
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Packaging Study Of Air Force Instruments

Author(s): W. L. Hardy; Marvin Masel
Corporate Author: Foster D. Snell, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-22 Part 1
AD Number: AD0013161
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Development Work On Lubricants For Aircraft Turbine Engines

Author(s): E. Erwin Klaus; Merrell R. Fenske
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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Study Of Hard Coating For Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): F. J. Gillig
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-151 Supplement 1
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