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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 a Method of Determining the Thermal Insulation of a Survival Shelter - And Appendixes I and II

Author(s): Norman Bright; J. Donald Bowen
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-09
Report Number: MR-WCRDM-670-21V
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The Effects of 'G' Forces on the Performance of Teletype Operators

Author(s): Philip J. Rulon; Philip B. Sampson; Benjamin Schohann
Corporate Author: Educational Research Coporation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-10
Report Number: AF TR 6568
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The Effects If Brightness And Color Of Illumination On Performance Of A Complex Perceptual-Motor Task (Flying A Link Trainer)

Author(s): Spragg, S. D. S. & Kanwisher, J.
Corporate Author: Rochester University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-203
AD Number: AD0000126
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Power Atomizer

Author(s): William J. McNeinl
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-448
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Nomographs Of Head Measurements

Author(s): Edmund Churchill, Gilbert S. Daniels
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-14
AD Number: AD0016748
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Effects of a Changed Environmental Context Upon Performance Of A Tracking Task

Author(s): Ross L. Morgan; Gordon A. Eckstrand
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-235
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The Factors Of Task Complexity And Previos Practice On A Patterned Component, The Second Of A

Author(s): Alec Joseph Slivinske
Corporate Author: University Of Virginia
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-313
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General-purpose Audiometer

Author(s): Wolf W. Von Wittern, Henning E. Von Gierke, Ernst K. Frank, Johann E. Frank
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-30
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A Moving Target Optical Projector For Use In Air Traffic Control Research

Author(s): Merrill J. Allen, Paul M. Fitts, Alec J. Slivinske
Corporate Author: Aviation Psychology Laboratory, Ohio State University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-417
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Scale Design For Reading At Low Brightness

Author(s): William J. White, Shirley C. Sauer
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-464
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Legibility Of Type As Determined By The Combined Effect Of Typographical Variables And Reflectance Of Background

Author(s): Mason N. Crook, John A. Hanson, Alexander Weisz
Corporate Author: Tufts College, Institute For Applied Experimental Psychology
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-441
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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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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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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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Quantitative Investigation Of The MA-1 Ventilating Garment when Used with A Modified MK-IV Anti-exposure Suit

Author(s): Donald C. Skilling, Joseph W. McCutchan, Craig L. Taylor
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Engineering, University of California
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-209
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A Program Of Human Engineering Research On The Design Of Aircraft Instrument Displays And Controls

Author(s): Alexander C. Williams, Jr.; Marvin Adelson; Malcolm L. Ritchie
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company; University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-526
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A Sizing System For High Altitude Gloves

Author(s): James T. Barter, A/2C, USAF; Milton Alexander, 1/Lt, USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-599
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Body Dimension Changes During Basic Training

Author(s): Meyers, H. C.; Daniels, G. S.; Churchill, Edmund; Roelke, Norma S.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory and Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-458
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Analog Electronic Correlator

Author(s): Kenneth W. Goff. Bolt, Beranek and Newman Inc.
Corporate Author: Cambridge, Mass
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: Dec-56
Report Number: WADC TR 56-446
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Metrical Relations Among Dimensions Of The Head And Face

Author(s): Edmund Churchill; Bruce Truett
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-621
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Estimation Of The Mass Of Body Segments

Author(s): James T. Barter
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-260
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Effects Of Variations In Control Deadspace And Gain On Tracking Performance

Author(s): Marty R. Rockway
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-326
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Height-Weight Sizing And Fit Test Of A Cutaway G-Suit, Type CSU-3/P

Author(s): Irvin Emanuel; Milton Alexander
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-432
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Effects Of Noise And Fatigue On A Complex Vigilance Task

Author(s): Harry J. Jerison, Shelly Wing
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory, Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-14
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Linear Distance Changes Over Body Joints

Author(s): Irvin Emanuel; James T. Barter, A/2C USAF
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-02
Report Number: WADC TR 56-364
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The Effect Upon The Output Of A Complex Man-Machine System Of Quickening And Damping A Derivative Feedback Display

Author(s): Malcomn L. Ritchie; Harold E. Bamford, Jr.
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-103
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WAF Trainee Body Dimensions: A Correlation Matrix

Author(s): Edmund Churchill, Khaterine Bernhardi
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-197
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Integrated Instruments: A Roll And Turn Indicator

Author(s): Harold E. Bamford, Jr. , Malcolm L. Ritchie
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-205
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Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Detector

Author(s): John E. De Vries
Corporate Author: Stanford University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-88
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Human Tolerance To Some Of The Accelerations Anticipated In Space Flight

Author(s): Stuart Bondurant; Neville P. Clarke; William G. Blanchard; Hugh Miller; Rufus R. Hessberg, Jr.;Edwin P. Hiatt
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-156
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Balance System For Measuring In-flight Air Loads On External Stores

Author(s): Jerome Cohen And Albert J. Dinnerstein
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 57-63
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A Detection System For Ozone-employing Polyelectrolyte Films

Author(s): Jack M. Hirshon
Corporate Author: Lansdale Tube Company
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-05
Report Number: WADC TR 58-50
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Comparison of Four Methods of Encoding Elevation Information with Complex Line-Inclination Symbols

Author(s): David B. Learner; Earl A. Alluisi
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TN 56-485
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The Inadequacy of Visual Searching in Avoiding Mid-air Collisions

Author(s): George O. Emerson; Robert D. Metcalf; Harold C. Glover
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TN 56-145
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Reports of Research in the Field of Engineering Psychology

Author(s): Jennie Gatti
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 56-154
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An Analysis Of The Actions Of Adrenal Cortical Steroids And Other Agents On The Cerebral Cortex Of The Rabbit

Author(s): George A. Misrahy
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 57-114
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Investigations Of Vertical Displays Of Altitude Information, II. The Effect Of Practice On Performance Of A Simulated Flight Task Using A Moving-Tape Altimeter

Author(s): Robert F. Mengelkoch, Robert C. Houston
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 57-385
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Effects Of Loud Sounds On The EEG And Evoked Potentials In Rabbits

Author(s): George A. Misrahy, William J. Gannon, Kenneth M. Hildreth, Edwar W. Shinabarger
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-453
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Investigations Of Vertical Displays Of Altitude Information: III. The Effect Of An Expanded Scale On Performance Of A Simulated Flight Task Using A Moving-Tape Altimeter

Author(s): Robert F. Mengelkoch, Robert C. Houston
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 57-549
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Effects Of Severe Whole Body Vibration On Mice And Methods Of Protection From Vibration Injury

Author(s): James Roman
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-107
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The Spatial Vectorcardiogram During Acceleration

Author(s): Stuart Bondurant; William A. Finney
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-263
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The Polydiagnostic Method Of Multiple Forced-Choice Rankings In Design Analysis

Author(s): Edward M. Bennett; Dorothy K. Kemler; Patricia S. Allen
Corporate Author: Bio-Mechanics Laboratory; Department Of Sociology; Tufts University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-308
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Optimum Filling Of Liquid Oxygen Converters

Author(s): C. A. Gibson
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-552
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Design And Development Of A One Quart Insulated Rectangular Beverage Container

Author(s): L. Miller
Corporate Author: DK Manufacturing Compnay, Inc.
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-635
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Light-Weight Seating: Design Research On A Nylon Net Seat: One Of A Series Of Studies Pertaining To Crew Department Habitability For Extended Missions

Author(s): Jess Forrest, Edward A. Wade
Corporate Author: Bio-Mechanics Laboratory; Department Of Sociology; Tufts University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-309
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Light-weight Seating: Design Research And Development Of A Net Seat For Project Manhigh: One Of A Series Of Studies Pertaining To Crew Compartment Habitability For Extended Missions

Author(s): John H. Duddy, Charles A. Dempsey
Corporate Author: Bio-Mechanics Laboratory; Department Of Sociology; Tufts University; Aero Medical Laboratory
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-307
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Historical Survey Of Inhabitable Artifical Atmospheres

Author(s): William F. Ashe; C. Craig Wright; Jeanne W. Anderegg; Harold N. Carisle; James G. Haub
Corporate Author: The Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-09
Report Number: WADC TR 58-154
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Survey Of Hearing In A Low Industrial Noise-Level Population

Author(s): John F. Corso
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-10
Report Number: WADC TR 58-442
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Double-Walled Facepieces MA-1A Altitude Helmet

Author(s): J. W. Weinberg, PH. D.
Corporate Author: Pioneer Scientific Corporation, Great Neck, New York
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-643
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