Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
Shock Tunnel No.2
  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 1980
  Test Applications
Aerospace, Research & Development, and Industrial.
Steady and Unsteady pressure measurements
Flow diagnostic test
Heat transfer measurements
  Test Special Features
Test Section size and shape: Shock tube is rectangular 40mm x 80mm Shock tunnel is circular nozzle exit of 300mm-enclosed free jet type
Speed range / Mach number range: Speed in the shock tube typical 3500m/s
Mach number range: Mach number 5.5 in the Straight through mode; Mach number up to 13 in the Reflected mode 
Enthalpy level in the shock tunnel : Upto 6.0MJ /kg
  Other Test Information
Type of tunnel: Combustion driven shock tube/shock tunnel
Fully instrumented for pressure and heat transfer 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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