Teaching Flume

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Teaching Flume
Overseeing Organization University of Iowa
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Flume
Length(m) 9.1
Beam(m) 0.6
Depth(m) 0.5

Cost(per day) Contact POC
Special Physical Features Tilting flume; sedimentation recirculation capabilities; instrumentation rails; various weirs
Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None

Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None

Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes

Recirculating Yes

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 Near-bed LDV and ADV measurements for dunes and other bedforms
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None

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