FACILITIES

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4-STAGE LOW SPEED AXIAL COMPRESSOR

- This 4-stage axial compressor is used for various compressor research, including stall inception and stability enhancement of axial compressors.
- Location : 312-104

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1-STAGE AXIAL TURBINE

- This 1-stage axial turbine is used for low speed turbine research. Rotor and stator are replaceable so that various shapes of blade can be tested. 
- Location : 312-106

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TURBO PUMP INDUCER TEST FACILITY

- This facility is for turbopump inducer cavitation research. Turbopump inducer suction performance and cavitation instabilities are measured using steady and unsteady instrumentation.
- Location : 312-104

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TURBINE CASCADE

- A linear cascade with 8 turbine blades is used for research on tip clearance and passage effects.
- Location : 312-106

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ROUGHNESS TEST FACILITY

- This facility is used for research on the combined effects of surface roughness and adverse pressure gradient on turbulent boundary layers. This facility has an adjustable wall to control the pressure gradient of the flow passing the flat plate by changing the angle of the wall.
- Location : 313-214