NHC Large Flume

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name NHC Large Flume
Overseeing Organization Northwest Hydraulic Consultants
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Flume
Length(m) 24.4
Beam(m) 2.4
Depth(m) 1.2
Water Type Freshwater


Towing Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities
Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Recirculating Yes

Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None


Control and Data Acquisition
Number of channels As needed

Cameras Yes



Available Sensors Acceleration, Acoustics, Flow, Force, Pressure Range(psi), Velocity
Data Generation Capability
Real-Time Yes
Data Comparison to Computational Models Designed as needed


Test Services
Test Services Yes
Utility Services Available 110 V to 480 V, 3 phase
On-Site fabrication capability/equipment Full on-site carpentry, machine, and instrumentation shop

Special Characteristics

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