The Design

The UNCC Hypersonic Wind Tunnel was designed and constructed as a senior design capstone project that was presented in the Senior Design EXPO of the 2019 Fall semester. It is composed of 9 subsystems:

  1. Frame
  2. Manifold
  3. Heater
  4. Plenum
  5. Convergent Divergent Nozzles
  6. Testing Chamber
  7. Schlieren Imaging System
  8. Diffuser
  9. Command Center

Specifications:

  • Overall Dimensions: Height __  Weight __  Length __
  • Weight:
  • Materials:
  • Sensors:
  • Pressure Vessels:
  • Valves:
  • Compressor:
  • Power:
  • Max Speed: