Flood Fighting Research Facility

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Flood Fighting Research Facility
Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC)
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Wave Basin
Length(m) 45.7
Beam(m) 30.5
Depth(m) 1.2
Water Type Freshwater
Cost(per day) Contact POC

Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None



Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.0


Wave Period Range(s) 0.0
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0
Programmable Wavemaking No


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 Yes
Number of Color Cameras 1

Description of Camera Types Webcam
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 Used to test commercial flood fighting products designed for expeditions raising of levees by means of temporary structures
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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