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Carderock Tow Tank 2
Beam(m) 15.5  +
Cameras None  +
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None  +
Cost(per day) Contact POC  +
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0  +
Depth(m) 6.7  +
Description of Beach The wave absorber spans the full width of
The wave absorber spans the full width of the basin at the end opposite the wavemaker dome, the absorbers are a discontinuous 12 degree slope type made up of 12 permeable layers of rectangular precast concrete bar panels resting on an impermeable concrete slab supported by a structural steel framework, the center section of the absorber is of wood construction & can be raised and lowered as a unit to provide model access to and from the fitting-out dry dock located at the end of the basin.
dry dock located at the end of the basin.  +
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tow Tank +
Length(m) 574.9  +
Maximum Velocity(m/s) 10.3  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.6  +
Maximum Wave Length(m) 12.2  +
Name Carderock Tow Tank 2  +
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 Carriage 2 is located on this basin  +
Test Services None  +
Towing Capabilities Yes  +
Water Type Freshwater  +
Wave Direction Uni-Directional  +
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 None  +
Categories Testing Facilities
Modification date
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22:23:27, 25 April 2013  +
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