Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
8" X 12" supersonic wind tunnel
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Department of Aerospace Engineering
  Place of the Lab
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test Supersonic wind tunnel
  Year of Establisment NA
  Test Applications
  Test Special Features
Test Section size and shape: 8" X 12" 
Mach number range: 2D convergent –divergent nozzle of M=2
Reynolds number range (per m):1.3x1010
Test Control Parameters:
Test duration 40S
Maximum stagnation pressure of 20bar
Constant stagnation temperature (ambient)
Maximum stagnation temperature of 300K
Particle image velocitymetry based flow visualization system from La Vision, time resolved capable of measuring at high speeds( supersonic range)
Pressure measurement capabilities with ESP sca
  Other Test Information
Type of Tunnel: Intermittent blow down type. 
Instrumentation: Schlierenbased flow visualization system
Data Acquisition System:
1616 FS Measurement computing USB based data acquisition system.
  Contact Person / Institution
The Director 
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bangalore - 560012
Contact No.: +91-80 -23600690
Fax: + 91 - 80 - 23600936
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