Definition of aerothermoelastic
: aeroelastic aerothermoelastic structural systems
aerothermoelasticity\¦er-ō-ˌthər-mō-i-ˌla-¦sti-sə-tē, -ˌē-ˌla-, -¦sti-stē\ play noun Several tools would help greatly in designing structural components, including codes for conceptual design that could rapidly determine maximum mechanical and thermal loads for a trajectory. … Dynamic loads and aerothermoelasticity should be included in these codes. — John G. Davis, Jr. and Sidney C. Dixon, Aerospace America, July 1988
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