Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

 
     
  Title of the Aerospace Test
Heat Transfer Facility
     
  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 1981
     
  Test Applications
Aerospace and Research & Development.
Heat transfer measurements
     
  Test Special Features
Test Section size and shape: 0.15 m diameter - Enclosed jet
Speed range / Mach number range: 2 to 4
Reynolds number range (per m): 1 to 7 millions 
Typical test duration: 2 min (max)
Stagnation pressure ( 3 to 20 bar & Temperature range 1000K)
     
  Other Test Information
Type of tunnel: High speed, Wind (Combustion products of Air & Kerosene), Intermittent blow-down type Horizontal
Thermal Protection System qualification studies on ASLV, PSLV, GSLV, SRE & air intake configurations (DMRJ)
Thermocouples, Pressure transducers, 8 channels of data acquisition, Video camera
4 channels for pressure measurement, PC based with ADC
     
  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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