Laboratory facilities

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory and
Hydraulic Machines Laboratory

  • Closed-loop subsonic wind-tunnel (Quasi-circular test section of about 0.91 m in diam.)
  • Boundary layer subsonic wind-tunnel (0.41 m x 0.61 m)
  • Open-loop subsonic wind-tunnel (0.46 m x 0.61 m)
  • Large-scale hydraulic turbine test bench
  • Heated round jet facility (6 cm in diam.)
  • Fully equipped room for manufacturing cold and hot wire probes
  • Calibration rig for directional velocity probes
  • Stereoscopic particle image velocimetry system (PIV)
  • High repetition rate stereoscopic particle image velocimetry system (TR-PIV)
  • Laser Doppler velocimetry system (LDV)
  • 16 hot wire anemometers (CTA)
  • 16 cold wire anemometers (CCA)
  • Various probes and flow visualization systems