Accession Number : ADA289593

Title :   Engineering Calculations Associated with the Ablative Thermal Protective Structures of Returnable Satellites,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Xing, Lianqun

PDF Url : ADA289593

Report Date : 17 NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : The paper describes one type of ablative thermal protective structure form associated with returnable satellites. It carries out discussions of ablation mechanisms and calculation methods associated with FL composite materials and silicone rubber. In conjunction with this, it carries out comparisons with flight tests and gives concluding opinions. (mm)

Descriptors :   *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, *PROTECTIVE COATINGS, *HEAT SHIELDS, *THERMAL RESISTANCE, *ABLATIVE MATERIALS, FLIGHT TESTING, ABLATION, SPACECRAFT, METAL COATINGS, RUBBER, CARBON, THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, TRANSLATIONS, AERODYNAMIC HEATING, CHINA, SILICONES, CHINESE LANGUAGE.

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Laminates and Composite Materials
      Thermodynamics
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE