Stennis Tow Tank

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Stennis Tow Tank
Overseeing Organization United States Geological Survey, HIF
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tow Tank
Length(m) 137.2
Beam(m) 3.7
Depth(m) 3.7

Cost(per day) $1200(+ setup charges)

Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities Yes
Maximum Velocity(m/s) 4.6

Length of Effective Tow(m) 114.3
Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None

Channel/Tunnel/Flume None

Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None

Control and Data Acquisition
Description Fully automated data collection/carriage control computer system for mechanical current meters only.
Number of channels 4

Cameras None

Available Sensors Acceleration, Velocity
Data Generation Capability
Real-Time No

Test Services
Test Services Yes
Utility Services Available 440/220/110 electric available
On-Site fabrication capability/equipment Small machine shop

Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None

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