Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
High Altitude Jet Simulation Facility
  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 Special Tunnels
  Year of Establisment 2000
  Test Applications
Aerospace,  R&D

Type of tests performed:
Steady force & moment measurements
Steady and unsteady pressure measurement
Schlieren flow visualization
  Test Special Features
Mach number range: 1.5 to 4.0
Altitude simulation: upto 60 km 
Test control parameters:
Altitude simulation up to 60 km
Typical test duration : 30 seconds
Stagnation pressure & Temperature range: up to 25 bar 300K
  Other Test Information
Type of tunnel: High speed,  Intermittent blow down type,  Horizontal
Steady & unsteady pressure transducers
16 ports digital sensor array
48 ports scanivalve & Schlieren system
Stain gauge type force balance
Data Acquisition system used:
NI based 16 channels (full programmable)
SCXI signal conditioning modules with 16 bit ADC 
  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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