Supersonic wind tunnel T-313.

* General characteristics: supersonic periodic wind tunnel driven air
                           baloons (compressed up to 20 atm)
* Location:                ITAM SB RAS,630090, Novosibirsk,
                           Institutskaya Str., 4/1.
* Type, cross-section,
  test section dimensions: closed test section with rectangular cross-
                           section 600x600 mm, length - 2.5 m
* Flow velocity:           Mach number M=2-7
* Unit Reynolds number:    5x10^6 - 6x10^7
* Control method:          Automated control system of drag pressure in
                           settling chamber
* Gas holders            : total volume 5000 m^3 and pressure P0=20 atm
* Material of test
  section walls          : stainless steel
* Available measurements : weighting, pressure, oil-film visualization,
                           shadowgraphy, schlieren method, laser knife method,
                           interferometry, hot wire anemometry
* Measurement devices    : - four-component mechanical balance
                             x - 0 - 125 kg
                             y - 0 - 500 kg
                             Mz - 0 - 84 kgm
                             Mx - 0 - 60 kgm
                           - set of strain-gage balances for various loads
                           - optical device -451 with the test field
                             diameter 220 mm
* Computer type for
  measurements processing: the measurement complex is equipped with automated
                           real-time data acquisition and processing system,
                           transputer crates CAMAC,
                           IBM/PC-386 and 486.
* Possibility of videofilming
  during the run         : available
* Personnel              : required personnel available
* English-speaking
  personnel              : available
* Confidence guarantee   : confidence is guaranteed, a responsible official
                           may be appointed
* Accommodation          : recreation room, canteen
* Hotel                  : Hotel SB RAS 3* in 20 minutes' walk
* Previous contractors   : Tupolev design bureau, NPO "Energy", TsIAM,
                           NPO "Krasnaya Zvezda"(Red Star), DLR,
                           Aerospatiale, Parachute Research Institute
* Aircrafts tested in WT : TU-144, "Energy-Buran" system and its
                           modifications, multiple reentry vehicles
* Time for test preparation
  from model reception   : several days depending on the test type
* One run cost           : 850 $
* WT operation cost
  per week               : 17000 $
* Complementary
  possibilities          : simultaneous tests of two models, possibilities
                           of solving various problems of aerodynamic
                           interference, boundary layers characteristics,
                           boundary layer transition, separated flows, etc
* Climat                 : continental, +-30 C
* Transport company      : UPS