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Alden Wave Basin
Available Sensors Acceleration  + , Acoustics  + , Displacement  + , Flow  + , Power conversion effectiveness and generation  + , Pressure Range(psi)  + , Thermal  + , Velocity  + , Vibration  +
Beam(m) 21.3  +
Cameras Yes  +
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None  +
Cost(per day) Depends on study  +
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0  +
Data Comparison to Computational Models Wave height, period, length, velocity  +
Depth(m) 1.2  +
Description Differential pressure transducers, acoustic profiling, propeller meters, load cells, computer data acquisition systems.  +
Description of Beach Designed as needed using commercially available sand/sediment  +
Description of Camera Types Fully-submersible; multiplexor for four cameras; digital recording from all cameras; digital handheld  +
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Wave Basin +
Integrated Display/Graphics Lab View, Test Point  +
Length(m) 33.5  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.3  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) 1.0  +
Maximum Wave Length(m) 1.8  +
Name Alden Wave Basin  +
Number of Color Cameras 2  +
Number of channels Designed as needed  +
On-Site fabrication capability/equipment Full on-site carpentry, machine, and instrumentation shops  +
Other Characteristics Point measurement capability  +
Overseeing Organization Alden Research Laboratory, Inc +
Past Pertinent Test Experience Erosion control devices  +
Programmable Wavemaking Yes  +
Real-Time Yes  +
Sector Hydropower +
Simulated Beach Yes  +
Special Characteristics Yes  +
Specializations, Capabilities, and Key Facility Attributes Not Covered Elsewhere Can maintain constant wave generation  +
Test Services Yes  +
Towing Capabilities None  +
Utility Services Available 110 V to 480 V, 3 phase  +
Water Type Freshwater  +
Wave Direction Both  +
Wave Period Range(s) 1.0  +
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes  +
Wavemaking Description Period adjustable electronically, height adjustable mechanically  +
Wind Capabilities Yes  +
Wind Velocity Range(m/s) Designed as needed for study objectives  +
Categories Testing Facilities
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