aerothermochemistry

aerothermochemistry

[¦e·rō‚thər·mō′kem·ə·strē]
(fluid mechanics)
The study of gases which takes into account the effect of motion, heat, and chemical changes.
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Prud'homme (emeritus, aerothermics and mechanical modeling, National Center of Scientific Research, Paris) explains that aerothermochemistry is a new scientific discipline mainly concerned with establishing coherent systems of equations, with their boundary and interface conditions, that can model and deal with complex situations involving multiple parameters.
The University of Texas in Austin is modeling the re-entry of space vehicles into the atmosphere, which involves such phenomena as aerothermochemistry, thermal radiation, turbulence, and the response of complex materials to extreme conditions.