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 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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