Carderock 3-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) 0.7
Depth(m) 0.7
Water Type Freshwater
Special Physical Features The 3-ft Variable Pressure Cavitation Water Tunnel is a vertical plane, closed recirculating with resorber, variable-speed, variable-pressure, two interchangeable circular test sections.
Participation in TEAMER
TEAMER Facility No

Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None

Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None

Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes
Velocity(m/s) 25.8
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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