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Carderock Maneuvering & Seakeeping Basin
Beam(m) 73.2  +
Cameras None  +
Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes  +
Cost(per day) Contact POC  +
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0  +
Depth(m) 6.1  +
Description of Beach Wave absorbers are a discontinuous 12 degr
Wave absorbers are a discontinuous 12 degree slope type made up of seven permeable layers of rectangular precast concrete bar panels resting on an impermeable beach, they are located along the full length of the two sides of the basin opposite the wavemaker units.
of the basin opposite the wavemaker units.  +
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Wave Basin +
Length(m) 109.7  +
Maximum Velocity(m/s) 7.2  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.6  +
Maximum Wave Length(m) 12.2  +
Name Carderock Maneuvering & Seakeeping Basin  +
Overseeing Organization United States Naval Surface Warfare Center +
Programmable Wavemaking Yes  +
Real-Time No  +
Sector Hydropower +
Simulated Beach Yes  +
Special Characteristics None  +
Special Physical Features 10.7m deep x 15.2m wide trench along lengt
10.7m deep x 15.2m wide trench along length of tank; the Maneuvering & Seakeeping Basin is spanned lengthwise by a 114.6m bridge supported on a rail system that permits the bridge to traverse one-half the width of the basin and to rotate through angles up to 45 degrees from the longitudinal centerline of the basin, ship models can be towed in head or following seas at any angle from 0 to 90 degrees, tracks attached to the bottom of the bridge support the towing carriage, bridge width is constant 6.1m.
g carriage, bridge width is constant 6.1m.  +
Test Services None  +
Towing Capabilities Yes  +
Water Type Freshwater  +
Wave Direction Both  +
Wave Period Range(s) 0.0  +
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes  +
Wavemaking Description Irregular waves with a spectrum resembling typical ocean wave patterns with appropriate scale reductions.  +
Wind Capabilities Yes  +
Categories Testing Facilities
Modification date
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22:15:47, 25 April 2013  +
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