September 1, 2011 -
August 31, 2012
- The basic rate is $470
per occupancy hour. Occupancy is based on a nine (9) hour day, five
(5) day week. Normal operating hours are 7am – 5pm, Monday through
Friday. The minimum fee for entry is one day’s time or $4,230.
Occupancy starts with test section preparation for model installation
and ends with model removal and test section restoration. For multiple
day tests, the minimum time that will be invoiced is 9 hours per day
with the final day’s testing being at least 5 hours.
- The basic occupancy
rate includes the following:
reduction that includes calibration and blockage correction. Data will be
presented to the customer in electronic format.
to operate the wind tunnel and associated equipment.
to help install and remove model, and assist with model changes,
photographs obtained during the test for recording purposes.
- Additional charges
to the basic rate for wind tunnel tests are as follows:
strain gauge balances have a charge of $50 per hour.
pressure scanners have a charge of $50 per hour per scanner.
air or electrical drive systems, $150 per hour.
anemometer use (single channel), $50 per hour. (Higher channel counts can
be arranged if needed.)
speed camera, $50 per hour.
mount, $50 per hour.
- Additional Wind
Tunnel services are available. Charges can vary and depend on tasks
and proposals. Specific costs are below. Others will be provided on
operation for time exceeding 10 hours per day, $250/hr above the hourly
tunnel rate. Overtime operation must be approved by the Director or a
services, travel, project management, and test reporting beyond that
described in 2b., $125/hr.
test support personnel; $50/hr for a technician, $15/hr for a student
of high-pressure air compressors for non-LSWT use, $50/hr.
Tunnel Fabrication services are available. Charges depend on specific
machining requirements. Specific costs are below; others will be
provided on request. Material costs are charged to the customer at the
fabrication costs vary; please contact us for an estimate.
- The customer will
assume all expenses of shipping models to and from the Wind Tunnel
facility. Wind tunnel personnel will assist in packing and shipping,
but cannot take responsibility for any damage that may occur.
- The customer will
assume repair expenses to the facility or equipment in the event of
customer-supplied model failure or customer negligence.
valid purchase order, signed TEES contract or deposit of $1500 per
occupancy day is required to reserve wind tunnel time.