Project Name: Georgia Institute of Technology:
Guggenhim Wind Tunnel Drive Replacement
Project Size: 600 Horse Power Motor in Mechanical Room
Description: The Guggenheim Wind Tunnel is located on The Georgia Tech Institute of Technology Campus. The project consists of the removal and disposal of the existing motor as well as the electronic drive and replacement with new 600 horsepower motor in existing 500 sf enclosed motor room at Georgia Tech Aerospace Engineering classroom/lab building. The Motor replacement included installation of new variable speed drive (VFD), control panel, transformer, circuit breakers, and all associated electrical conduit and feeders. Motor room modification included selective demolition, new concrete equipment pads, new power actuated wall ventilation louver, new roof ventilation fans, new roof flashing and downspout, relocated ceiling lighting, and new fire alarm devices.