Small Towing Tank

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Small Towing Tank
Overseeing Organization University of Iowa
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tow Tank
Length(m) 3.7
Beam(m) 0.6
Depth(m) 0.8

Cost(per day) Contact POC
Special Physical Features Flows up to 5 gallons per minute
Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities Yes
Maximum Velocity(m/s) 0.03

Length of Effective Tow(m) 3.0
Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None










Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None



Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None


Control and Data Acquisition
Cameras None



Available Sensors Acoustics, 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 Air probe testing
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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