Carderock Large Cavitation Tunnel

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Carderock Large Cavitation Tunnel
Overseeing Organization United States Naval Surface Warfare Center
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tunnel
Length(m) 13.1
Beam(m) 3.0
Depth(m) 3.0
Water Type Freshwater
Cost(per day) Contact POC
Special Physical Features The Large Cavitation Channel was designed as a variable pressure, recirculating, cavitation tunnel with a very low acoustic background level; test section pressure: 3.5-414 kPa (0.03 to 4 atmospheres, 0.5 to 60 psia); air content: 10% to 100% saturation
Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None

Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None

Velocity(m/s) 18
Recirculating Yes

Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None

Control and Data Acquisition
Cameras None

Available Sensors Pressure Range(psi)
Data Generation Capability
Real-Time No

Test Services
Test Services None

Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None

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