Accession Number:

ADA409247

Title:

T-117 TsAGI Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

TSAGI (CENTRAL AEROHYDRODYNAMIC INST) ZHUKOVSKY (RUSSIA)

Report Date:

2002-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

T-117 TsAGI is a large hypersonic blowdown arc heater wind tunnel. The facility is provided with two interchangeable electrical arc heaters with a maximum power of 25 and 2.5 megawatts. The first heater is a two arcs heater and fl second one is a one arc heater. The supply air is heated between coaxial electrodes by an electric arc rotated in a magnetic field.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE