Carderock 2-ft Variable Pressure Cavitation Water Tunnel

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Basic Specifications
Overseeing Organization Naval Surface Warfare Center (Carderock)
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tunnel
Testing Capability Type Device and Array
Testing Capability Flow Dynamics, Components, Performance, Extreme Events
Beam(m) 0.6
Depth(m) 0.6
Water Type Freshwater
Special Physical Features The 2-Foot Variable Pressure Cavitation Water Tunnel is a vertical plane, closed recirculating, variable-speed, variable-pressure, open jet test section, closed jet test section, and semi-rectangular test section.
Participation in TEAMER
TEAMER Facility No



Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None


Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None






Channel/Tunnel/Flume
Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes
Velocity(m/s) 17
Recirculating Yes
Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None


Control and Data Acquisition
Cameras None



Data Generation Capability
Real-Time No


Test Services
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics None


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