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
  Name of theLab
Department of Aerospace Engineering
  Place of the Lab
  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 
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
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