Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

 
     
  Title of the Aerospace Test
0.3m Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
     
  Name of the Organisation
IISc
     
  Name of theLab
Department of Aerospace Engineering
     
  Place of the Lab
Bangalore
     
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
     
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test Hypersonic Wind Tunnels
     
  Year of Establisment NA
     
  Test Applications
Aerospace & Industrial
     
  Test Special Features
Test Section size and shape: Enclosed free-jet size of 0.3m dia.
Mach number range: Contoured axi-symmetric nozzle of Mach
5.4,6.5,7.0,8.35,and 10.2

Reynolds number range (per m): 3.45x10^4 to 1.05X10^7 (based on jet dia) 

Test Control Parameters:
Servo, electro-hydraulic model incidence and injection
system with <1s response time
Model Incidence Range : -10° to +20° (accuracy of 0.1°)
Test Duration 30 seconds
Water cooled, reciprocating compressor(Norkwalk, USA) : capacity 424Nm
     
  Other Test Information
Type of Tunnel:
Pressure - vacuum, Intermittent blow type 
Instrumentation:
Color Schlieren flow visualization system
Data Acquisition System:
16 bit Data acquisition at 1M Sample /sec (PCI based DAQ board 2000 series)
     
  Contact Person / Institution
The Director 
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
 Bangalore - 560012
Contact No.: +91-80 -23600690
Fax: + 91 - 80 - 23600936
E-mail: diroff@admin.iisc.ernet.in
Website:http://www.iisc.ernet.in/ 
 
     
     
     
     
 
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