L-Shaped Flume Wave Basin

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name L-Shaped Flume Wave Basin
Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC)
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Wave Basin
Length(m) 76.2
Beam(m) 15.2
Depth(m) 1.8
Water Type Freshwater

Special Physical Features Contact POC
Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None



Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.6
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

Wave Direction Uni-Directional
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 sys


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 Studies done for Yaquina, WA, RIB floating breakwater, generalized Core-Loc stability tests, Cresent City, CA, generalized dolos structural tests, jetty stability
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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