5-ft Wave Flume Facility

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name 5-ft Wave Flume Facility
Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC)
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Flume
Length(m) 63.4
Beam(m) 1.5
Depth(m) 1.5
Water Type Freshwater
Cost(per day) Contact POC

Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None

Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.5
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 Yes

Recirculating No

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 Generalized breakwater deterioration R&D study, Lajes, Azores, Kamumalapau, Kodiak, Alaska breakwater stability study
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None

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