Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

 
     
  Title of the Aerospace Test
Low Speed Tunnel
     
  Name of the Organisation
CSIR
     
  Name of theLab
Structural Engineering Research Center - SERC
     
  Place of the Lab
Chennai
     
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
     
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test NA
     
  Year of Establisment 1995
     
  Test Applications
Non-aerospace, Research & Development, and Industrial.
Dynamic Test rigs for testing of bridge deck models
Up-gradation of pressure measurement system
     
  Test Special Features
Steady and Unsteady force & moment measurements
Steady and Unsteady pressure measurements
Aeroelastic tests
Flutter and Divergence studies
Wind engineering
Flow visualization(using PIV system)
Flow diagnostic tests
Special tests (other than those listed above)
Tests on wire mesh of antenna dish
Tests on interference between a group of Lattice towers) 
     
  Other Test Information
 Ranges of Pitch, Roll and Yaw : Turn Table facility available for Yaw Direction (Least count = 0.5 deg.)
Typical test duration: Varies with test objectives and number of test cases required
Stagnation pressure & Temperature range: Ambient temperature
Special features (other than those listed above):
Velocity measurements using HWA
Long Test Section
Ability to simulate Atmospheric Turbulence
Adjustable celing of test section roof 
Procurement of PIV System
     
  Contact Person / Institution
Director Grade Scientist and Head, Wind Engg. Lab
Structural Engineering Research Center
CSIR Campus, Taramani 
Chennai - 600 113
Contact No.: +91- 44-22542786 / 22549203 / 2549160(O)
Fax: +91-44-22541508
E-mail: sarun@sercm.org / sarun@sercm.csir.res.in 
Website: http://www.serc.res.in/
     
     
     
     
 
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