Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
0.3 m Hypersonic Shock Tunnel
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre - VSSC
  Place of the Lab
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
  Year of Establisment 1980
  Test Applications
Aerospace, R&D

Types of tests performed:
Heat transfer measurements
  Test Special Features
Test Section size and shape: 0.3 m diameter – Enclosed jet
Speed range/ Mach number range: 6 to 10
Total Enthalpy range: 3 MJ/kg 
Test Control Parameters:
Typical duration: 4 ms 
Stagnation pressure: 40 bar driver pressure
Temperature range: 3000K
  Other Test Information
Type of Tunnel:  High speed, Intermittent blow down type, and  Horizontal 

Fast response transducers, Heat flux gauges, Thermocouple
12 channel high speed DAS
  Contact Person / Institution
P&PR Unit, ISRO Headquarters,
Antariksh Bhavan, New BEL Road,
Bangalore-560 231
Phone No : +91-80 23415275 or 22172296
Fax No : +91-80 23511984
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