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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41 reports

Investigation of Spontaneous Ignition Temperatures of Organic Compounds with Particular Emphasis on Lubricants

Author(s): Charles E. Frank; Angus U. Blackhan; Donald E. Swarts
Corporate Author: University of Cincinnati
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 12/1/1952
Report Number: NACA TN 2848
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An Investigation utilizing and Electrical Analogue of Cyclic De-Icing of a Hollow Steel Propeller with an External Blade Shoe

Author(s): Carr B. Neel
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 9/30/1952
Report Number: NACA TN 2852
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Laminar Natural-Convection Flow and Heat Transfer of Fluids with and without Heat Sources in Channels with Constant Wall Temperatures - and Appendixes A and B

Author(s): Simon Ostrach
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 12/1/1952
Report Number: NACA TN 2863
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X-Ray Instrumentation for Density Measurements in a Supersonic Flow Field

Author(s): John Dimeff; Ralph K. Hallett; C. Frederick Hansen
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 12/1/1952
Report Number: NACA TN 2845
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Spiral Motions of Viscous Fluids

Author(s): George Hamel; Mary L. Mahler
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TM 1342
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Steady Vibrations of Wing of Circular Plan Form (p. 1-50)

Author(s): N. E. Kochin
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TM 1324
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Steady Vibrations of Wing of Circular Plan Form (p. 51-93)

Author(s): N. E. Kochin
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TM 1324
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Analytical Investigation of Icing Limit for Diamond-Shaped Airfoil in Transonic and Supersonic Flow

Author(s): Edmund E. Callaghan; John S. Serafini
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2861
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Study of Pressure Effects on Vaporization Rate of Drops in Gas Streams

Author(s): Robert D. Ingebo
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2850
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A Study of the Application of Power-Spectral Methods of Generalized Harmonic Analysis to Gust Loads on Airplanes

Author(s): Harry Press; Bernard Mazelsky
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2853
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Average Skin-Friction Drag Coefficients from Tank Tests of a Parabolic Body of Revolution

Author(s): Elmo J. Mottard; J. Dan Loposer
Corporate Author: Langley Research Center
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2854
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Icing Protection for a Turbojet Transport Airplane: Heating Requirements, Methods of Protection, and Performance Penalties

Author(s): Thomas F. Gelder; James P. Lewis; Stanley L. Koutz
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2866
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Estimated Power Reduction by Water Injection in a Nonreturn Supersonic Wind Tunnel

Author(s): Morton Cooper; John R. Sevier
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2856
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Convection of a Pattern of Vorticity Through a Shock Wave

Author(s): H. S. Ribner
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2864
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Power-Off Flare-Up Tests of a Model Helicopter Rotor in Vertical Autorotation

Author(s): E. Slaymaker; Robin B. Gray
Corporate Author: Princeton University
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2870
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A Digital Automatic Multiple Pressure Recorder

Author(s): Bert A. Coss; D. R. Daykin; Leonard Jaffe; Elmer M. Sharp
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2880
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Investigation of Gases Evolved During Firing of Vitreous Coatings on Steel

Author(s): Dwight G. Moore; Mary A. Mason
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2865
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Experimental Investigaation of Loss in an Annular Cascade of Turbine Nozzle Blades of Free Vortex Design

Author(s): Hubert W. Allen; Milton G. Kofskey; Richard E. Chamness
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2871
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Combined Effects of Damping Screens and Stream Convergence on Turbulence

Author(s): Maurice Tucker
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2878
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Unsteady Oblique Interaction of a Shock Wave with a Plane Disturbance

Author(s): Franklin K. Moore
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2879
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On the Stability of the Laminar Mixing Region Between Two Parallel Streams in a Gas

Author(s): C. C. Lin
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2887
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Reflection of a Weak Shock Wave from a Boundary Layer Along a Flat Plate. I. Interaction of Weak Shock Waves with Laminar and Turbulent Boundary Layers Analyzed by Momentum-Integral Method

Author(s): Alfred Ritter; Yung-Huai Kuo
Corporate Author: Cornell University
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/27/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2868
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The Effect Longitudinal Stiffeners Located on One Side of a Plate on the Compressive Buckling Stress of the Plate-Stiffener Combination

Author(s): Paul Seide
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2873
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Behavior in Pure Bending of a Long Monocoque Beam of Circular-Arc Cross Section

Author(s): Robert W. Fralich; J. Mayers; Eric Reissner
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2875
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The Planing Characteristics of Two V-Shaped Prismatic Surfaces Having Angles of Dead Rise of 20 and 40

Author(s): Derrill B. Chambliss; George M. Boyd
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 1/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2876
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Factors Affecting Laminar Boundary Layer Measurements in a Supersonic Stream

Author(s): Robert E. Blue; George M. Low
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 2/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2891
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A Rapid Method for Estimating the Separation Point of a Compressible Laminar Boundary Layer

Author(s): Lawrence K. Loftin; Homer B. Wilson
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 2/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2892
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Calculations of Upwash in the Region Above or Below the Wing-Chord Planes of Swept-Back Wing-Fuselage-Nacelle Combinations

Author(s): Vernon L. Rogallo; John L. McCloud
Corporate Author: Ames Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 2/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2894
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Theoretical Calculation of the Pressure Distribution, Span Loading, and Rolling Moment Due to Sideslip at Supersonic Speeds for Thin Sweptback Tapered Wings with Supersonic Trailing Edges and Wing Tips Parallel to the Axis of Wing Symmetry

Author(s): Kenneth Margolis; Windsor L. Sherman; Margery E. Hannah
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 2/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2898
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The Calculation of Pressure on Slender Airplanes in Subsonic and Supersonic Flow

Author(s): Max A. Heaslet; Harvard Lomax
Corporate Author: Ames Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2900
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An Analysis of the Factors Affecting the Loss in Lift and Shift in Aerodynamic Center Produced by the Distortion of a Swept Wing Under Aerodynamic Load

Author(s): Charles W. Mathews; Max C. Kurbjun
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2901
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Matrix Methods for Determining the Longitudinal-Stability Derivatives of an Airplane from Transient Flight Data

Author(s): James J. Donegan
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2902
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Impingement of Cloud Droplets on Aerodynamic Bodies as Affected by Compressibility of Air Flow Around the Body

Author(s): Rinaldo J. Brun; John S. Serafini; Helen M. Gallagher
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2903
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Effect of Horizontal-Tail Span and Vertical Location on the Aerodynamic Characteristics of an Unswept Tail Assembly in Sideslip

Author(s): Donald R. Riley
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2907
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Study of Secondary-Flow Patterns in an Annular Cascade of Turbine Nozzle Blades with Vortex Design

Author(s): Harold E. Rohlik; Hubert W. Allen; Howard Z. Herzig
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 2/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2909
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An Application of the Method of Characteristics to Two-Dimensional Transonic Flows with Detached Shock Waves

Author(s): Keith C. Harder; E. B. Klunker
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2910
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A Low-Speed Experimental Study of the Directional Characteristics of a Sharp-Nosed Fuselage Through a Large Angle-of-Attack Range at Zero Angle of Sideslip

Author(s): William Letko
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2911
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A Method for Rapid Determination of the Icing Limit of a Body in Terms of the Stream Conditions

Author(s): Edmund E. Callaghan; John S. Serafini
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2914
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Effect of Processing Variables on the Transition Temperature, Strength, and Ductility of High-Purity, Sintered, Wrought Molybdenum Metal

Author(s): Kenneth D. Dike; Roger A. Long
Corporate Author: Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 3/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2915
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Evaluation of Gust Response Characteristics of Some Existing Aircraft with Wing Bending Flexibility Included

Author(s): Eldon E. Kordes; John C. Houbolt
Corporate Author: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 2/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2897
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An Airborne Indicator for Measuring Vertical Velocity of Airplanes at Wheel Contact

Author(s): Robert C. Dreher
Corporate Author: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Laboratory: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Date of Publication: 2/1/1953
Report Number: NACA TN 2906
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