Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
Supersonic Wind Tunnel – No. 2
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Department of Space Engineering and Rocketry - BITM
  Place of the Lab
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test Supersonic Wind Tunne
  Year of Establisment 2013
  Test Applications
Aerospace and Non-aerospace
 R & D
Sponsored projects
Thesis for ME and PhD
Laboratory classes for students
  Test Special Features
Test Section size: 100 mm X 150 mm
Mach number range: 2 – 3.5
Reynolds number range (per m): 2 x 10^7 – 10^8
Type of tests performed: Calibration in progress
Test control parameters:
Angle of attack : 0 - 50
Test duration : 20 sec
Stagnation pressure & Temperature range : 8 bar, 300 K
  Other Test Information
Type of Tunnel:
Supersonic Wind Tunnel (4 inch x 6 inch) (Intermittent) 
Sponsored by AR & DB, Ministry of Defence
Multi-tube mercury manometer
Pressure Transducers,
Electronic pressure scanner
Signal conditioners
3 component Strain gage balance
Unsteady pressure pickups (Kulite Make)
Schlieren system, Digital Camera, NI Cards
Data Acquisition Systems used:
PC based low and high speed NI DAQ & Labview
  Contact Person / Institution
Vice Chancellor
Birla Institute of Technology - BIT, Mesra,
Ranchi, Jharkhand- 835 215
Contact No.:+91- 651 2275444/2275896
Fax: 0651 2275401
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