Hypersonic hot-shot wind tunnel IT-302 M with flow stabilization.

* Basic performances     : hypersonic hot-shot wind tunnel
                           with electric arc heater.
* Location               : ITAM, Institutskaya 4/1,
                           Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia.
* Type, dimensions and
  form of working section: closed Eiffel chamber with rectangular
                           cross-section  900x900x1200 mm,
                           nozzle diameters: 300-500 mm.
* Speed/ Mach number     : M=5-18
* Reynolds number per 1m : 0.5x10^6 - 0.5x10^8
* Stored energy          : 1.5 MJ
* Maximum drag parameters: pressure 800 bar, temperature 3000 K
* Settling chamber volume: 8.-03 m^3
* Operation time         : 40-200 ms
* Available measurements : weighting, pressure, thermal,
                           streak photography, thermovision
* Measurement devices    : - single-component strain-gage balance +-500 n;
                           - 20 pressure gages  simultaneously;
                           - 20 heat flux gages simultaneously;
                           - optical device -451 with the test
                             field diameter 220 mm;
* Computer type for
  measurements processing: IBM/PC/AT-386
* Possibility of video-
  filming during the run : available
* Staff                  : 3 engineers headed by senior scientist
                           M.I.Yaroslavtsev, tel: (3832)35-28-52
* English-speaking
  personnel              : 1 person with aerodynamic education Confidence
* Guarantee:               Confidence is guaranteed, a responsible official
                           may be appointed
* Has WT rest room,
  dining room?           : Yes
* Canteen Hotel          : Nearest hotel 3* at the distance of 1000 m.
* Previous contractors   : Aerospatiale, Rocwell International, CIAM
* Aircrafts tested
  in IT-302 M            : Air-breathing engines, ramjets, scramjets
* Time for test preparation
  from model reception   : 7 days
* Price for staff/per week: 300 $
* Price for tunnel space
                 /per week: 400 $
* Complementary
  possibilities          : immediate junction of settling chamber and channel
                           to study mixing and combustion processes
* Climat                 : continental
* Transport company      : UPS