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DeFrees Small Wave Basin
Available Sensors Velocity  + , Ultrasonic Wave Height  + , Acoustics  + , Flow  + , Thermal  + , Acceleration  + , Turbulence  + , Pressure Range(psi)  + , Displacement  +
Bandwidth(kHz) 1000  +
Beam(m) 0.8  +
Cameras Yes  +
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None  +
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0  +
Depth(m) 0.9  +
Description National Instruments LabView and Mathworks Matlab DAQ systems  +
Description of Beach 1:10 sloping glass with dissipative horsehair covering if needed  +
Description of Camera Types 1024 x 1024 x 12 bit to 60 fps, 491 x 656 x 8-bit to 100 fps, others  +
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Wave Basin +
Length(m) 15.0  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.3  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) 3.0  +
Maximum Wave Length(m) 30  +
Name DeFrees Small Wave Basin  +
Number of Color Cameras 5  +
Number of channels 64+  +
On-Site fabrication capability/equipment Fully equipped machine shop  +
Overseeing Organization Cornell University Hydrodynamics +
Past Pertinent Test Experience Wave research, wave-structure interaction, wave-sediment studies  +
Programmable Wavemaking Yes  +
Real-Time Yes  +
Sector Hydropower +
Simulated Beach Yes  +
Special Characteristics Yes  +
Specializations, Capabilities, and Key Facility Attributes Not Covered Elsewhere Clear glass/Plexiglas test section providing optical access; false bottom section to accommodate structures/sediment  +
Test Services Yes  +
Towing Capabilities None  +
Types of Co-located facilities Wave tanks, flumes, turbulence tank, sediment flumes, air-water tunnel  +
Utility Services Available Water, compressed air, 120, 208, 3-phase 240 VAC  +
Water Type Freshwater  +
Wave Direction Uni-Directional  +
Wave Period Range(s) 3.0  +
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes  +
Wavemaking Description Computer controlled hydraulic paddle, arbitrary wave shape possible  +
Wind Capabilities None  +
Categories Testing Facilities
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