Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 51–60 | Cite as

Research progress on thermal protection materials and structures of hypersonic vehicles

  • Yang Ya-zheng  (杨亚政)Email author
  • Yang Jia-ling  (杨嘉陵)
  • Fang Dai-ning  (方岱宁)


Hypersonic vehicles represent future trends of military equipments and play an important role in future war. Thermal protection materials and structures, which relate to the safety of hypersonic vehicles, are one of the most key techniques in design and manufacture of hypersonic vehicles. Among these materials and structures, such as metallic temperature protection structure, the temperature ceramics and carbon/carbon composites are usually adopted in design. The recent progresses of research and application of ultra-high temperature materials in preparation, oxidation resistance, mechanical and physical characterization are summarized.

Key words

hypersonic vehicle high-temperature thermal protection 

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2000 Mathematics Subject Classification



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Ya-zheng  (杨亚政)
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Yang Jia-ling  (杨嘉陵)
    • 1
  • Fang Dai-ning  (方岱宁)
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Aeronautic Science and TechnologyBeijing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsBeijingP. R. China
  2. 2.Institute of MechanicsChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP. R. China
  3. 3.Department of Engineering MechanicsTsinghua UniversityBeijingP. R. China

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