Purpose of the Laboratory

To conduct interdisciplinary experimental studies and research in thermal sciences in the field of Aerospace Engineering.

Mission of the Laboratory

To provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct experimental studies on heat transfer and fluid mechanics.

Research and Application Areas

Determination of interfacial velocity on perforated aircraft wing surfaces, determination of natural convection and permeability in porous media, velocity distribution in porous channel.


Temperature measurement, pressure measurement in the channel, velocity measurement in the channel, natural convection test setups, experimental setups for porous media, data acquisition system, electromagnetic flowmeter, gear pump and drive, prostaltic pump.