Breakwater Research Facility

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Basic Specifications
Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC)
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Wave Basin


Length(m) 121.9
Beam(m) 55.5
Depth(m) 0.8
Water Type Freshwater


Participation in TEAMER
TEAMER Facility No



Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None


Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0


Wave Period Range(s) 0
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0
Programmable Wavemaking No


Simulated Beach No
Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None


Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None


Control and Data Acquisition
Description Automated data acquisition and control system


Cameras None


Available Sensors Flow, Pressure Range(psi), Turbulence, Velocity, Wave Probe
Data Generation Capability
Real-Time No


Test Services
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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