Carderock 2-ft Variable Pressure Cavitation Water Tunnel

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Carderock 2-ft Variable Pressure Cavitation Water Tunnel
Overseeing Organization United States Naval Surface Warfare Center
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tunnel
Beam(m) 0.6
Depth(m) 0.6
Water Type Freshwater
Cost(per day) Contact POC
Special Physical Features The 2-Foot Variable Pressure Cavitation Water Tunnel is a vertical plane, closed recirculating, variable-speed, variable-pressure, open jet test section, closed jet test section, and semi-rectangular test section.
Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None


Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None






Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes
Velocity(m/s) 17
Recirculating Yes
Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None


Control and Data Acquisition
Cameras None



Data Generation Capability
Real-Time No


Test Services
Test Services None


Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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