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Carderock Circulating Water Channel
Beam(m) 6.7  +
Cameras None  +
Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes  +
Depth(m) 2.7  +
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Channel +
Length(m) 18.3  +
Overseeing Organization Naval Surface Warfare Center (Carderock) +
Real-Time No  +
Sector Hydropower +
Special Characteristics None  +
Special Physical Features The Circulating Water Channel is a vertica
The Circulating Water Channel is a vertical plane, open to the atmosphere test section with a free surface in a closed recirculating water circuit, variable speed, rectangular cross-sectional shape facility. There are 10 large viewing windows on either side of the test section at different elevations and 9 in the bottom; movable bridge spans the test section for ease and versatility in mounting models, rigging bridge is capable of taking towing loads at any one of numerous points up to 35,584 N
any one of numerous points up to 35,584 N  +
TEAMER Facility No  +
Testing Capability Flow Dynamics + , Components + , Performance + , Extreme Events +
Testing Capability Type Device and Array +
Towing Capabilities None  +
Velocity(m/s) 5.2  +
Water Type Freshwater  +
Wavemaking Capabilities None  +
Wind Capabilities None  +
Categories Testing Facilities
Modification date
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02:18:55, 23 March 2021  +
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