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Ohmsett Tow Tank
Available Sensors Acceleration  + , Flow  + , Turbulence  + , Velocity  + , force  + , temperature  + , other by request  +
Bandwidth(kHz) DC level  +
Beam(m) 19.8  +
Cameras Yes  +
Channel/Tunnel/Flume None  +
Cost(per day) Contact 732.866.7183  +
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0  +
Depiction File:4v2 web size.jpg  +
Depth(m) 2.44  +
Description National Instruments LabView  +
Description of Beach Wave damping at downstream end  +
Description of Camera Types Underwater full-pan, tilt, zoom with data overlay  +
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Tow Tank + , Wave Basin +
Length(m) 203.3  +
Length of Effective Tow(m) 160  +
Logo 4v2 web size.jpg  +
Maximum Velocity(m/s) 3.1  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.9 (H<sub>1/3</sub>)  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) 2.2  +
Maximum Wave Length(m) 25  +
Name Ohmsett  +
Number of Color Cameras 3  +
Number of channels 32  +
On-Site fabrication capability/equipment On-site machine shop; contracted local machine and fabrication  +
Other Characteristics Outdoor tank  +
Overseeing Organization Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) +
Programmable Wavemaking Yes: Menu driven/user defined  +
Real-Time No  +
Sector Hydropower +
Simulated Beach Yes  +
Special Characteristics None  +
Special Physical Features Accommodates full and meso-scale equipment
Accommodates full and meso-scale equipment under realistic sea environment, multiple traveling bridges, underwater video, computer controlled bridge and wave generator settings, onsite fabrication, viewing windows, scuba diver support, test equipment integration support.
pport, test equipment integration support.  +
Specializations, Capabilities, and Key Facility Attributes Not Covered Elsewhere Available Sensors: Wave height; In-situ Fluorometry; In-situ laser particle size distribution. Specialized Characteristics: Hazardous materials operations.  +
Test Services Yes  +
Towing Capabilities Yes (±0.005 m/s)  +
Utility Services Available 480 VAC, 3Ph; municipal water; steam; ice and chilling capability  +
Water Type Saltwater  +
Wave Direction Uni-Directional  +
Wave Period Range(s) 1.3 - 6.0  +
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes  +
Wavemaking Description Programmable amplitude, frequency & wave length; 59 cm height (H<sub>1/3</sub> at 7 meter wave length); 83 cm height (H<sub>1/3</sub> Harbor Chop); Wave length up to 30 meters  +
Wind Capabilities None  +
Categories Testing Facilities
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14:46:44, 15 October 2018  +
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