Scripps Flume

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Basic Specifications
Facility Name Scripps Flume
Overseeing Organization University of California, San Diego (Scripps)
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Flume
Length(m) 16.0
Beam(m) 1.1
Depth(m) 1.1
Cost(per day) Contact POC
Special Physical Features Double sided glass wall test section.
Towing Capabilities
Towing Capabilities None

Wavemaking Capabilities
Wavemaking Capabilities None

Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes
Velocity(m/s) 1.25
Recirculating No
Wind Capabilities
Wind Capabilities None

Control and Data Acquisition
Description Data only, control system separate, pc based, Measurement Computing PCI-DAS6014 card, 16 channel, 16 bit. DAS-Wizard software.
Number of channels 16
Bandwidth(kHz) .1 Hz; dependent on number of channels and computer speed
Cameras Yes
Number of Color Cameras 1
Description of Camera Types Sony DCR-HC32 camcorder
Available Sensors Flow, Turbulence, Velocity
Data Generation Capability
Real-Time No

Test Services
Test Services Yes
Utility Services Available Design, fabrication, and calibration
On-Site fabrication capability/equipment Electronic, Machine, and Weld Shop/Forklift
Special Characteristics
Special Characteristics Yes
Types of Co-located facilities 10.5m Salt Water Deep Tank/Flume/2nd Wave Channel/Pressure Test Vessels/Temperature-Pressure Calibration Facility
Specializations, Capabilities, and Key
Facility Attributes Not Covered Elsewhere
Both fresh and salt water types.

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