Sediment Basin Flume

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Sediment Basin Flume
Overseeing Organization University of Iowa
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Flume
Length(m) 22.7
Beam(m) 5.1
Depth(m) 1.2

Cost(per day) Contact POC
Special Physical Features Two pumps provide up to 18 cfs of flow capacity
Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None



Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None










Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes

Recirculating No

Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None


Control and Data Acquisition
Cameras None



Available Sensors Acoustics, Flow, Thermal, Turbulence, Velocity
Data Generation Capability
Real-Time Yes



Test Services
Test Services Yes

On-Site fabrication capability/equipment Machine shop, carpenter shop, welding shop, instrumentation and electronics shop
Past Pertinent Test Experience Culvert design for the Iowa DOT, scour around bridge abutments
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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