Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
Wind Tunnel No. 1
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Department of Aerospace Engineering - IITM
  Place of the Lab
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test NA
  Year of Establisment 1979
  Test Applications
Aerospace, Non-aerospace, Research & Development, and Industrial.
Steady and Unsteady pressure measurements
Flow visualization using Glow Discharge
Shear force measurements using non intrusive laser based methods
Heat transfer measurements
  Test Special Features
Test Section size and shape: Cylindrical Vacuum Vessel of 1.0m diameter, 4.5m long
Speed range / Mach number range: Low speeds to Hypersonic to simulate High Knudsen number flows
Reynolds number range (per m): Very low Re from Tens to Thousands 
  Other Test Information
Type of tunnel: Continuously run Rarefied Gas Dynamics Facility
Low Density Wind Tunnel
Fully instrumented with low pressure, temperature and mass flow measurements.
  Contact Person / Institution
The Director
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
Sardar Patel Rd, 
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036
Contact No.: +91-44 -2257 8280
Fax No.: +91-44-22574002
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