Facilities

UNSW Canberra has a wide range of research facilities that include:

- rectangular section shock tube

- supersonic blowdown wind tunnel

- supersonic nozzle thrust vectoring rig

- subsonic low-turbulence wind tunnel

- quantum-optics laser labs

- various other laser labs

- Falcon telescope

- indoor Vicon-equipped UAV test range

- Cyber range

- high-load structural test rig

- Instron material testing machine

- Shimadzu material testing machine

- various high speed cameras

- anechoic chamber

- Split Hopkinson bar)

- 2-stage light gas gun - coming later this year

- thermal vacuum chamber with solar simulator

- atomic force microscape facility

  • A significant collection of Defence and Strategic Studies and General Military History
  • The AustLit Gateway is the premier resource discovery service for authoritative information on Australian Literature
  • Various Special Collections held at the Academy Library