Facilities

Fluid Mechanics Research Facilities

GASDYNAMICS

HYDRODYNAMICS

  • Free Surface Lab (Gharib) (pdf)
  • Hydrodynamics Lab (Dimotakis)
  • Keck 40-Meter Tilting Flume (Dabiri)
  • Multiscale Fluid Mechanics Lab (Gharib)
  • Noah Lab (Gharib)
  • Tow Tank (Gharib)
  • Vortex Ring Dynamics Lab (Dabiri)

BioFLUID DYNAMICS

COMBUSTION

COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (Pullin)

FLOW DIAGNOSTICS

Solid Mechanics Research Facilities

SOLID DYNAMICS AND MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION

  • Materials Testing Facility (Ravichandran) (pdf)
  • High-Strain-Rate Laboratory (Ravichandran) (pdf)
  • Dynamic Fracture Laboratory (Rosakis)

SHOCK AND IMPACT

  • Plate Impact Laboratory (Ravichandran) (pdf)
  • Small Particle Hypervelocity Impact Facility (Rosakis) (pdf)

QUANTITATIVE VISUALIZATION

  • Digital Image Correlation (Ravichandran)
  • High-Speed Imaging Facility (Rosakis) (pdf)
  • High-Speed Infrared Visualization Laboratory (Rosakis) (pdf)
  • Microscopy Facility (Ravichandran)

MICRO MECHANICS

  • Active Materials-MEMS Laboratory (Ravichandran)
  • Micro-Device Reliability Laboratory (Rosakis) (pdf)
  • Nano Mechanics Laboratory (Ravichandran)

COMPUTATIONAL SOLID MECHANICS

  • Computational Solid Mechanics Laboratory (Ortiz) (pdf)

MANUFACTURING

Department of Aerospace (GALCIT)