3-ft Wave Flume Facility

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name 3-ft Wave Flume Facility
Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC)
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Flume
Length(m) 45.1
Beam(m) 0.9
Depth(m) 0.9
Water Type Freshwater
Cost(per day) Contact POC

Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None



Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.2
Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) 10.0

Wave Period Range(s) 10.0
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0
Programmable Wavemaking Yes


Simulated Beach No

Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None



Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None


Control and Data Acquisition
Description Automated data acquisition and control system


Cameras None



Available Sensors Flow, Pressure Range(psi), Turbulence, Velocity, Wave Probe
Data Generation Capability
Real-Time No



Test Services
Test Services Yes


Past Pertinent Test Experience Rubble mounds, stepped-seawalls, recurved seawalls, floating breakwaters, pile-supported structures have been tested on the flumes
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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