Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
Hypersonic Shock Tunnel
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre - VSSC
  Place of the Lab
  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
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
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