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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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8673 reports

Interference Blanker MX- (XA 115)/U, For Reducing The Effects Of Precipitation Static In Radio Receivers

Author(s): Howard C. Storck
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-65
AD Number: AD0002131
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Laboratory Tests Of Interference Blanker MX - (XA 115)/ U with Navigational Equipments

Author(s): Raymond R. Holberger, Herbert M. Bartman
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-137
AD Number: AD0004085
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Foamed Metal Low Density Core Material For Sandwich Construction

Author(s): Johan Bjorksten; J. C. Elliott; R. J. Roth
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-51 Part 1
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Study In Bonding: Metal To Glass To Ceramics

Author(s): William F. Zimmerman, W. J. Plankenhorn, Dwight G. Bennett
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Ceramic Engineering, University Of Illinois
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-86
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Method For Evaluating Aircraft Stability Parameters From Flight Test Data

Author(s): Lloyd E. Schumacher
Corporate Author: Flight Test Division
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-71
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Investigation Of Silicate Esters As Rubber Plasticizers

Author(s): Donald L. Byerley
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-180
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Eductors For Hydraulic Systems Applied To Closed Circuit Lubrication Systems

Author(s): A. W. Hussmann
Corporate Author: State College, Engineering Experiment Station, Pennsylvania State College
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-131
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Method For The Analysis Of Fuming Nitric Acid

Author(s): Edward L. Harris
Corporate Author: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-6
AD Number: AD0004524
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Studies To Determine The Electrical And Physical Properties Of Aircraft Lubricating Oils

Author(s): Joseph L; Radnik
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-220
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Circuitry Errors Of Ladder-Type Thermo-Couple-Harness Assemblies

Author(s): Andrew I. Dahl And Ernest F. Fiock
Corporate Author: U. S. National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-4
AD Number: AD0005002
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Propeller Performance At Zero Forward Speed

Author(s): Dana Webb; Jack E. Willer
Corporate Author: Propeller Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-152
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Aerodynamic Noise And The Estimation Of Noise In Aircraft

Author(s): Orville R. Rogers, Robert F. Cook
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-341
AD Number: AD0013026
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Development, Properties And Investigation Of A Cermet Containing 28% Alumina And 72% Chromium

Author(s): Thomas S. Shevlin
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-17
AD Number: AD0004081
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A Study Of Furnace Atmospheres And Induction Heating In The Firing Of Porcelain Enamels

Author(s): W. J. Plankenhorn; Dwight G, Bennett
Corporate Author: University Of Illinois
Laboratory: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-61
AD Number: AD0008249
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Aluminum Titanate As A Porous Insulating Material For The Protection Of Metal

Author(s): William F. Zimmerman, W. J. Plankenhorn, Dwight G. Bennett
Corporate Author: Engineering Experiment Station, Univeristy Of Illinois
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-187
AD Number: AD0014763
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Effect Of Prolonged Acceleration On The Human Body In The Prone And Supine Positions

Author(s): E. R. Ballinger, C. A. Dempsey
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-250
AD Number: AD0005352
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An Investigation Of Physical Properties Of Cemented Titanium Carbide Compositions

Author(s): J. C. Redmond, J. W. Graham, J. R. Mcveigh
Corporate Author: Kennametal, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-235
AD Number: AD0001116
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Metal Bonded Titanium Diboride

Author(s): James A. Nelson, Tracy A. Willmore, Dwight G. Bennett
Corporate Author: Illinois U.
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-111
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Causes Of Cracking In High-Strength Weld Metals

Author(s): A. J. Jacobs; R. P. Sopber; P. J. Rieppel
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Lnstitute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-322 Part 3
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Alternating - Track Counter - Rotation Recorder For Magnetic Recording

Author(s): Charles Colbert; William G. Stryker
Corporate Author: Aerial Reconnaissance Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-2
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Sandwich Constructions For Aircraft

Author(s): Donald G. Coleman
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184 Supplement 5
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Studies On Burner Flames Of Hydrogen-Oxygen Mixtures At High Pressures

Author(s): Rudolph Edse
Corporate Author: Flight Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-59
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High Strength Epon Laminates

Author(s): F. C. Hopper; D. W. Elam
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-5 Supplement 1
AD Number: AD0004231
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Phase Diagrams Of The Titanium-Aluminum Titanium-Chromium-Iron And Titanium-Oxygen Alloy Systems

Author(s): R. J. Van Thyne; E. S. Bumps; H. D. Kessler; M. Hansen
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-16
AD Number: AD0004087
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Research On The Flammability Characteristics Of Aircraft Fuels

Author(s): G. W. Jones; M. G. Zabetakis; J. K. Richmond; G. S. Scott; A. L. Furno
Corporate Author: United States Department Of The Interior
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-35
AD Number: AD0005805
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Studies To Determine The Electrical And Physical Properties Of Aviation Fuel

Author(s): C. C. Petersen
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-53
AD Number: AD0006130
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Mechanical-Property Tests On Ceramic Bodies

Author(s): W. H. Duckworth; A. D. Schwope; O. K. Salmassy; R. L. Carlson; H. Z. Schofield
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-67
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Investigation Of Plasticizers For Oil-Resistant Rubber For Service At Low Temperatures In Contact With Hydrocarbon Fluids

Author(s): J. C. Hillyer; C. S. Imig
Corporate Author: Phillips Petroleum Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-80
AD Number: AD0002179
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Research Investigation Of Protective Coatings For Magnesium

Author(s): H. D. Childers; K. B. Niles; A. G. Valles
Corporate Author: Northrop Aircraft, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-99
AD Number: AD0002168
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Improvement Of Jet Engine Descaling Procedure

Author(s): G. M. Bryan
Corporate Author: Northrop Aircraft, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-100
AD Number: AD0004090
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Tactual Discriminability Of Two Knob Shapes As A Function Of Their Size

Author(s): W. C. Biel
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-7
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Effect Of Flashes Of Light On Night Visual Acuity

Author(s): Fry, Glenn A.; Allen, Merrill J.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-10 Part 2
AD Number: AD0013834
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The Spectral Density Study Of Tracking Performance: I. The Effect Of Instructions

Author(s): Ezra S. Krendel
Corporate Author: The Frankilin Institute
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-11 Part 1
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Tests Of Westinghouse Sonic Pyrometers

Author(s): Dahl, Andrew I.; Freeze, Paul D.;
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-23
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The Statistical Analysis Of Ranked Data

Author(s): Rider, Paul R.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-32
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Development Of Transparent Materials Which Reduce Effects Of Precipitation Static In Aircraft

Author(s): Cohen, M. U.; Dalin, George A.
Corporate Author: Balco Research Labs
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-36
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Investigation Of Pressure Surges In Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Housel, E. A.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-37
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Aircraft Electrical System Study

Author(s): Finison, H. J.; Matsch, L. W.; Stratton, L. J.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-49
AD Number: AD0004239
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A Study Of The Effect Of Twist On The Properties Of Synthetic Filament Yarns

Author(s): James L. Taylor
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute Of Technology
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-55
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Investigation Of Impact Load Absorption Through Suspension Line Elongation

Author(s): Gimalouski, E. A.
Corporate Author: Pioneer Parachute Company Inc., Manchester CT
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-57
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Transfer Of Training In Motor Learning As A Function Of Degree Of First-Task Learning And Inter-Task Similarity

Author(s): Duncan, Carl P.; Underwood, Benton J.
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
Laboratory: Aero Medical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-64
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Exterior Orientation Of Near-Vertical Aerial Photographs - Computational Procedure And Illustrated Examples

Author(s): Rybski, Vernon A.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation Mapping And Charting Research Lab
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-95
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Notes On Altitude Delay Settings

Author(s): Williams, John R.; Reams, George A.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation Mapping And Charting Research Lab
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-96
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On Gravity Measurements At Sea

Author(s): Heiskanen, Weikko A
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-97
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Development Of Test Methods For Antiseize Compounds

Author(s): John W. Cunningham
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-102
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Rain Erosion Of Materials

Author(s): Gordon C. Williams
Corporate Author: University Of Louisville
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-105
AD Number: AD0001763
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Exploration Of Vanadium-Base Alloys

Author(s): Albert S. Yamamoto; William Rostoker
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-145 Part 3
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Magnesium Alloy Research Studies

Author(s): A. Jones; J. H. Lennon; R. R. Nash; W. H. Chang; E. G. Macpeek
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-169
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Annual Report On Research For Use In Anc-17 Bulletin, "Plastics For Aircraft"

Author(s): Donald G. Coleman
Corporate Author: U. S. Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-183
AD Number: AD0001149
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Annual Report On Research For Use In Anc-17 Bulletin "Plastics For Aircraft"

Author(s): Donald G. Coleman
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-183 Supplement 5
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