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Hinsdale Wave Basin 2
Available Sensors Acceleration  + , Acoustics  + , Displacement  + , Flow  + , Power conversion effectiveness and generation  + , Pressure Range(psi)  + , Thermal  + , Turbulence  + , Velocity  +
Bandwidth(kHz) Up to 1 MS/s  +
Beam(m) 26.5  +
Cameras Yes  +
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None  +
Cost(per day) $3500  +
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0  +
Depth(m) 2.1  +
Description National Instruments LabView-based real-time data acquisition systems running on a PXI architecture  +
Description of Beach Built to client specifications, currently rigid concrete over gravel fill  +
Description of Camera Types Web, IEEE 1394, High speed GigE, and PIV systems  +
Integrated Display/Graphics Remote telepresence and experiment participation as part of George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)  +
Length(m) 48.8  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.8  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) 10.0  +
Name Hinsdale Wave Basin 2  +
Number of Color Cameras 20  +
Number of channels Up to 192  +
On-Site fabrication capability/equipment Wood shop and some rough metal working (bandsaw), hand-held power tools; can provide contacts for outside fabricators and contractors  +
Other Data Capabilites Online data archiving and retrieval as pat of George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)  +
Overseeing Organization Oregon State University Hydrodynamics +
Past Pertinent Test Experience Wave forces on and dynamics of fixed and floating structures, nearshore waves, turbulence, and sediment transport, armor stability, wave overtopping  +
Programmable Wavemaking Yes  +
Real-Time No  +
Sector Hydropower +
Simulated Beach Yes  +
Special Characteristics Yes  +
Specializations, Capabilities, and Key Facility Attributes Not Covered Elsewhere Operates as a shared-use facility under th
Operates as a shared-use facility under the George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES). Additional numerical modeling capability using LS-DYNA and COBRAS to predict wave transformation, wave velocities, turbulence, impact pressures, and overtopping on beaches and rigid or dynamic structures.
n beaches and rigid or dynamic structures.  +
Test Services Yes  +
Towing Capabilities None  +
Types of Co-located facilities Large wave flume  +
Water Type Freshwater  +
Wave Direction Both  +
Wave Period Range(s) 10.0  +
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes  +
Wavemaking Description Monochromatic waves (cnoidal, Stokes, Airy), solitary waves, user-defined free surface timeseries or board displacement timeseries for random waves  +
Wind Capabilities None  +
Categories Testing Facilities
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