Lakefront Tow Tank

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Lakefront Tow Tank
Overseeing Organization University of New Orleans
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tow Tank
Length(m) 36.6
Beam(m) 4.9
Depth(m) 1.8

Cost(per day) $1200

Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities Yes
Maximum Velocity(m/s) 2.7

Length of Effective Tow(m) 25.9
Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.5

Maximum Wave Length(m) 22
Wave Period Range(s) 0.0
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0
Programmable Wavemaking Yes
Wavemaking Description Regular random and transient waves Spectra include ISSC, JONSWAP, Bretschneider, Pierson-Moskowitz and custom user-defined.
Wave Direction Uni-Directional
Simulated Beach Yes
Description of Beach Aluminum segmented arch
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None

Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None

Control and Data Acquisition
Description Multiple PC-based systems

Cameras None

Data Generation Capability
Real-Time No

Test Services
Test Services None

Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None

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