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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171 reports

Preparation Of Selected Polyethers

Author(s): L. R. Evans
Corporate Author: College Of Agriculture And Mechanic Arts
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-434
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The Effects Of Engine Angular Momentum On An Airplane's Longitudinal And Lateral-Directional Dynamic Stability

Author(s): Bernard H. Paiewonsky
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-225
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Evaluation Of Contact Lenses For General Use In The Air Force

Author(s): Jerome A. Hirsch
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-283
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Magnetic Servo Amplifliers For Flight Control Systems

Author(s): Max Frank, J. R. Walker
Corporate Author: Wayne Engineering Research Institute, Wayne University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-271
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Development Of Brazed Sandwich Construction Material For High-temperature Application

Author(s): W. Maxwell, J. Siltanen, J. Mueller
Corporate Author: The Martin Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory and Propeller Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-463
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Experimental Investigation Of Flutter In Cascades with Zero Incidence And Stagger

Author(s): Robert J. Vaccaro, Chi-Teh Wang
Corporate Author: College Of Engineering, New York University
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-507
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Streamlined Lens-radomes

Author(s): Alan F. Kay
Corporate Author: Technical Research Group
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-475 Part 2
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Dispersed Hard Particle Strengthening Of Metals

Author(s): Nicholas J. Grant, Oliver Preston
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-359
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Development Of High Temperature Resistant Rubber Compounds

Author(s): Floyd M. Smith, Thomas F. Lavery, Robert A. Hayes, Leland J. Kitchen
Corporate Author: Firestone Tire And Rubber Company
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-331 Part 1
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Research On Elevated Temperature Resistant Inorganic Polymer Structural Adhesives

Author(s): Harold H. Levine
Corporate Author: Quantum, Incorporated
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-271
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Development Of Inorganic Polymer Systems

Author(s): Carlin F. Gibbs, Harold Tucker, George Shkapenko, And John C. Park
Corporate Author: The B.F. Goodrich Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-453
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Study Of Creep Of Titanium And Two O Fits Alloys

Author(s): Jeremy V. Gluck, James W. Freeman
Corporate Author: Engineering Research Institute, University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-54
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Thermodynamic Calculations Of The Performance Of The Hydrogen-fluorine System

Author(s): Rudolph Edse, William L. Doyle
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-427
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Study Of Parachute Opening Phase I

Author(s): J. R. Foote, J. B. Giever
Corporate Author: University Of Oklahoma Norman
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-253
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Methods For Estimating Aeroelastic Effects On Subsonic Lateral-directional Stability Derivitives Of Aircraft

Author(s): George L. Cahen, Albert E. Preyss
Corporate Author: Glenn L. Martin Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-345
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Cooling And Materials Investigation For Aircraft Generators

Author(s): A. Kusto, P. N. Hjertberg, And Others
Corporate Author: Servomechanisms Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-305
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Acoustical Properties Of Blood And Hemoglobin Solutions

Author(s): Edwin L. Carstensen, Herman P. Schwan
Corporate Author: School Of Medicine, University Of Pennsylvnia
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-389
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Effect Of Backlash On Manual Control Of Pitch Of A Simulated Aircraft

Author(s): John W. Senders, James V. Bradley
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-107
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Indicial Downwash And Its Structural Effect On The Horizontal Tail

Author(s): Norman P. Hobbs
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-164
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The Effects Of Structural Elasticity On Aircraft Control Systems

Author(s): Vincent W. Howard
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-166
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Investigation Of Limits Of Flame Stability Of Disk Flame Holder In A Free Stream

Author(s): Gustave G. Kutzko
Corporate Author: Battelle Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-134
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Complexity Of Contour In The Recognition Of Visual Form

Author(s): James Deese
Corporate Author: Johns Hopkins University
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-60
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Dynamic Systems Sythesizer

Author(s): E. C. Hutter, J. Lehmann
Corporate Author: David Sarnoff Research Center, RCA Laboratories, Radio Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Aeronautical Resarch Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-22
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Investigation Directed Toward The Development Of Ceramic Coatings with High Reflectivities And Emissivities For Use In Aircraft Power Plants

Author(s): Edward A. Douglas
Corporate Author: Bettinger Corp.
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-110
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The Influence Of Training On The Tactual Discriminatability Of Knob Shapes

Author(s): Gordon A. Eckstrand
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-8
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A System For Measuring The High Sound Pressure Levels From Rockets

Author(s): Lothar O. Hoeft, 1/Lt., USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-655
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Comparative Methods Of Fluorine Analysis

Author(s): Gordon D. Oshesky
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-421
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Reinforcement Of Silicon Rubber With Carbon Black

Author(s): Aldo J. De Francesco
Corporate Author: The Connecticut Hard Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-439
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Micro Lubricant Test Methods: Viscosity-Neutralization Number

Author(s): John B. Christian, Vernon A. Lauer, Arthur L. Miller, And 1st Lt. Harry M. Schiefer
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-449 Part 1
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Micro Lubricant Test Methods. Part II. Swelling Of Synthetic Rubber Color Of Lubricating Oil And Petrolatum Hydrolytic Stability

Author(s): John B. Christian And 1st Lt. Harry M. Schiefer
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-449 Part 2
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Micro Lubricant Test Methods. Part III. Corrosion And Oxidation-Separation Of Oil From Lubricating Greases - Corrosiveness Of Greases And Oils

Author(s): John B. Christian
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-449 Part 3
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Gamma Ray induced Addition Of Bromotrichloromethane To Olefins

Author(s): A. M. Lovelace And D. A. Rausch
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory and Propeller Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-461
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Stress Corrosion Cracking In Type 403 Stainless Steel

Author(s): Mars G. Fontana
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-242
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Similarities In Combustion

Author(s): Albert E. Weller And Ralph E. Thomas
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institue
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-132
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Effects Of Physical Variables On Delayed Failure In Steel

Author(s): R. D. Johnson, J. G. Morlet, A. R. Troiano
Corporate Author: Case Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-220
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Alumina-base Cermets

Author(s): Charles A. Hauck, John C. Donley, Thomas S. Shevlin
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-173 Part 3
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Investigation Of Compressive-Creep Properties Of Aluminum Columns At Elevated Temperatures, Part 4. Additional Studies

Author(s): R. L. Carlson; E. G. Bodine; G. K. Manning
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-251 Part 4
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An Apparatus For Determining Biaxial Strength Properties Of Cloth And Supporting Test Data

Author(s): Winston C. Boteler
Corporate Author: Engineering Experiment Station Of The Georgia Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-485
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Properties Of Active Eutectoid titanium alloys

Author(s): R. F. Bunshah And H. Margolin
Corporate Author: New York University, Research Division
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-146
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Development Of Non-Destructive Tests For Structural Adhesive Bonds

Author(s): J. S. Arnold
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-231 Part 4
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The Effects Of Fungus Growth And Moisture Upon The Strength Properties Of Reinforced Plastics

Author(s): R. C. Thomashot And E. L. Hamilton
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-208
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Effect Of Fatigue Stress History On Elasticity Properties And Stress Distribution Under Rotating Bending

Author(s): Leonard C. Lidstrom And Benjamin J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-122
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Dynamic System Studies: Error Studies

Author(s): Fred B. Wright, Jr.
Corporate Author: University Of Chicago
Laboratory: Aeronautical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 13
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Fatigue, Creep, And Rupture Properties Of Heat Resistant Materials

Author(s): F. H. Vitovec, B.J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-181
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Dynamic System Studies: Digital Computers

Author(s): Roger H. Farrell
Corporate Author: University Of Chicago
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-250 Part 7
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New High Temperature Intermettalic Materials

Author(s): R. D. Grinthal
Corporate Author: American Electro Metal Division, Fifth Sterling Inc
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-190 Part 5
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Statistical Evaluation Of Variation In Endurance Limit Among Several Heats Of Propeller Type Steel

Author(s): W. L. Starkey, S. M. Marco And R. R. Gatts
Corporate Author: The Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory and Propeller Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-483
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Research On Elevated Temperature Resistant Ceramic Structural Adhesives

Author(s): Richard M. Spriggs, Henry G. Lefort, Dwight G. Bennett
Corporate Author: Departmetn Of Ceramic Engineering, University Of Illinois
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 55-491
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A Statistical Comparison Of The Body Typing Methods Of Hooton And Sheldon

Author(s): C. Wesley Dupertius; Irvin Emanuel
Corporate Author: Western Reserve University; Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-366
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A Study Of Human Weight Lifting Capabilities For Loading Ammunition Into The F-86H Aircraft

Author(s): Irvin Emanuel; John W. Chaffee S/SGT, USAF; John Wing
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory; Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 56-367
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