Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors Model

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors Model
Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC)
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Wave Basin
Length(m) 67.1
Beam(m) 79.2
Depth(m) 0.9
Water Type Freshwater
Cost(per day) Contact POC

Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None



Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.1
Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) 2.0

Wave Period Range(s) 2.0
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0
Programmable Wavemaking Yes

Wave Direction Uni-Directional
Simulated Beach Yes
Description of Beach Point Fermin to Huntington Beach, CA
Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None



Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None


Control and Data Acquisition
Description Automated data acquisition and control system
Number of channels 30





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 POLA Pier 400, POLB Pier J and Navy Basin, Los Angeles harbor
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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