Carderock Rotating Arm Tow Tank

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Carderock Rotating Arm Tow Tank
Overseeing Organization United States Naval Surface Warfare Center
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tow Tank
Beam(m) 79.2
Depth(m) 6.1
Water Type Freshwater
Cost(per day) Contact POC
Special Physical Features Rotating Arm facility is a circular indoor basin 79.2m in diameter. The arm is a bridge-like structure with a span of 39.3m and pivots on a pedestal in the center of the basin.
Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities Yes
Maximum Velocity(m/s) 25.8


Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None






Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None


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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