Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

 
     
  Title of the Aerospace Test
Hypersonic Shock Tunnel
     
  Name of the Organisation
ISRO
     
  Name of theLab
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre - VSSC
     
  Place of the Lab
Thiruvananthapuram
     
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
     
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test NA
     
  Year of Establisment 2009
     
  Test Applications
Aerospace and Industrial.
Heat transfer measurements
     
  Test Special Features
Test Section size and shape: 1.0 m diameter - Enclosed free jet
Speed range / Mach number range: 6 to 12
Total Enthalpy range: 8 MJ/kg 
Typical test duration: 6 ms (max)
Stagnation pressure ( 300 bar) & Temperature range (5000 K)
     
  Other Test Information
Type of tunnel: High speed, Intermittent blow-down type Horizontal 
Development of recoil system to handle high pressure and thermal loads in short duration
Fast response transducers, heat flux gauges, IR mera, High speed camera & accelerometer based balance system
     
  Contact Person / Institution
Director,
P&PR Unit, ISRO Headquarters,
Antariksh Bhavan, New BEL Road,
Bangalore-560 231
Phone No : +91-80 23415275 or 22172296
Fax No : +91-80 23511984
E Mail: dir.ppr@isro.gov.in
Website:http://isrohq.vssc.gov.in/isr0dem0v2/ 
     
     
     
     
 
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