Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
Subsonic Wind Tunnel No.1
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Department of Space Engineering and Rocketry - BITM
  Place of the Lab
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test Subsonic Wind Tunnel
  Year of Establisment 1965
  Test Applications
Aerospace and Non-aerospace
Research & Development
Laboratory classes for students
Static Pressures
Type of tests performed:
Tuft flow visualization
Smoke flow visualization
Laser sheet flow visualization
Static Pressure measurement

  Test Special Features
 Test section size : 150mm x 300mm 
Speed range / Mach number range: 1 m/s - 10 m/s
Reynolds number range (per m): 7 x 10 power of 5 to 7 x 10 power of 6
Freestream turbulence level(If Low speed tunnel): 0.5 %
  Other Test Information
Ranges of Pitch, Roll and Yaw : + 300 Pitch
Typical test duration : Continuous
Type of Tunnel - Low Speed, Wind, Continuous, and  Horizontal
Multi-tube Manometer,
Pressure transducers,
Smoke generator, Digital Camera
  Contact Person / Institution
 Vice Chancellor
Birla Institute of Technology - BIT, Mesra,
Ranchi, Jharkhand- 835 215
Contact No.:+91- 651 2275444/2275896
Fax: 0651 2275401
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