Definition of aerothermoelastic
aerothermoelasticityplay \¦er-ō-ˌthər-mō-i-ˌla-¦sti-sə-tē, -ˌē-ˌla-, -¦sti-stē\ 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