Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
0.5m 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
Mach number range: Contoured axi-symmetric nozzle of Mach 8.0
Reynolds number range (per m): 3.45x104 to 1.05X107
(based on jet dia)
Test Control Parameters:
Servo, electro-hydraulic model incidence and injection
system with <1s response time
Model Incidence Range : -6° to +24° (accuracy of 0.1°)
Test Duration 10 seconds
Air cooled reciprocating compressor with acoustic canopy (Burckhardt Compression) : Capacity 411Nm3/hr
High pressure air driers with dew point of 180K.
Maximum stag
  Other Test Information
Type of Tunnel: 
Pressure - vacuum, Intermittent blow type
Color Schlieren flow visualization system with 300mm light
Data Acquisition System:
 16 bit Data acquisition at 1M Sample /sec (USB based
Personal DAQ book 3000series, HBM, Vishay and Scad
  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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