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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Air Flow Characteristics Of Parachute Fabrics At Simulated High Altitudes

Author(s): C.V. Seshadri; G.A. Brown; S. Backer; J.G. Krizik; D.M. Mellen
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-374
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Composite Inorganic Resilient Seal Materials

Author(s): M. Sabanas
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-04
Report Number: WADC TR 59-338 Part 2
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Further Investigations Of The Effect Of Prior Creep On Mechanical Properties Of C110M Titanium with Emphasis On The Bauschinger Effect

Author(s): Jeremy V. Gluck, James W. Freeman
Corporate Author: The University Of Michigan Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-681
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Creep And Plastic Deformation In Cylindrical Shells

Author(s): Alfred M. Freudenthal; Maciej P. Bieniek
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-399
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Mechanical Property Survey Of Refractory Nonmetallic Crystalline Materials And Intermetallic Compounds

Author(s): William D. Smiley; Leon E. Sobon; Frank M. Hruz; Eldon P. Farley; J. Emery Chilton; Eugene F. Poncelet; John J. Kelly
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADC TR 59-448
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Synthesis Of New High Temperature Materials

Author(s): J. L. Engelke; F. A. Halden; E. P. Farley
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-654
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Development Of Texile Type Vitreeous Silica Yarns

Author(s): W. Wendell Drummond; Burns A. Cash
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc. Madison, Wisconsin
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-699
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Research Investigation To Determine The Optimum Conditions For Growing Single Crystals Of Selected Borides, Silicides And Carbides

Author(s): A. D. Kiffer
Corporate Author: Linde Company, Division of Union Carbide Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-04
Report Number: WADD TR 60-52
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Design Data For O-Rings And Similar Elastic Seals

Author(s): George E. Trepus, Robert S. Roper, Wiliam R. Hickman
Corporate Author: Boeing Airplane Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-272 Part 5
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Metal Fiber Reinforced Ceramics

Author(s): J. J. Swica, W. R. Hoskyns
Corporate Author: State University Of New York College Of Ceramics At Alfred University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-452 Part 2
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An Investigation Of Intermetallic Compounds For Very High Temperature Applications

Author(s): Robert M. Paine; A. James Stonehouse; Wallace W. Beaver
Corporate Author: The Brush Beryllium Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADC TR 59-29 Part 1
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Investigation Of The Compressive, Bearing, And Shear Creep-Rupture Properties Of Aircraft Structural Metals And Joints At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Luke A. Yerkovich
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-03
Report Number: WADC TR 59-572
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Refractory Inorganic Materials For Structural Applications

Author(s): Harry A. Pearl; John M. Nowak; Joseph C. Conti; Raymond J. Urode
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-432
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A Study Of Rain Erosion Testing Methods For Super-Sonic Speeds

Author(s): Donald E. Hurd, Roy F. Holmes
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-173 Part 6
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Investigation Of Feasibility Of Utilizing Available Heat Resistant Materials For Hypersonic Leading Edge Applications

Author(s): Frank M. Anthony, Harry A. Pearl
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-744 Volume 3
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion. Part 15. Resistance of White Sapphire and Hot-Pressed Alumina to Collision with Liquid Drops

Author(s): Olive G. Engle
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 15
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Friction and Wear at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Ernest Rabinowicz
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Lubrication Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADC TR 59-603
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Investigation Of Elastic And Thermal Properties Of Carbon - Base Bodies

Author(s): S. Mrozowski, J. F. Andrew, N. Juul, J. Okada, H. E. Strauss, D. C. Wobschall
Corporate Author: Carbon Research Laboratory, University Of Buffalo
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-360 Part 2
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On The Stress Interaction In Fatigue And A Cumulative Damage Rule . Part II: 7075 Aluminum Alloy

Author(s): Alfred M. Freudenthal, Robert A. Heller
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-69 Part 2
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Protective Coatings For Refractory Metals

Author(s): Clifton G. Bergeron; Arthur L. Friedberg; Richard C. Anderson; Virgil E. Bradford; Doris M. Maroney; Robert W. Bohl
Corporate Author: Department Of Ceramic Engineering University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-01
Report Number: WADC TR 59-526
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