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SAFL Channel
Available Sensors Acceleration  + , Displacement  + , Flow  + , Power conversion effectiveness and generation  + , Pressure Range(psi)  + , Thermal  + , Turbulence  + , Velocity  +
Bandwidth(kHz) 2000  +
Beam(m) 2.8  +
Cameras Yes  +
Channel/Tunnel/Flume Yes  +
Cost(per day) Contact POC  +
Current Velocity Range(m/s) 0.0  +
Data Comparison to Computational Models Have in-house CFD capability as well as commercial code CFD  +
Depth(m) 1.8  +
Description General PC-based Data Acquisition System  +
Description of Beach Channel is sufficiently adaptable to allow simulation of beach  +
Description of Camera Types Digital (30fps and greater), submersible; 4 standards DVC; 4 high-speed EPIX  +
Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Channel +
Length(m) 84.0  +
Length of Effective Tow(m) 76.0  +
Maximum Velocity(m/s) 6.1  +
Maximum Wave Height(m) 0.4  +
Maximum Wave Length(m) 6.6  +
Name SAFL Channel  +
Number of Color Cameras 8  +
Number of channels 16  +
On-Site fabrication capability/equipment Full metal, wood and plastics fabrication on-site; machinists on staff  +
Overseeing Organization University of Minnesota Hydrodynamics +
Past Pertinent Test Experience SAFL has over 70 years of research and testing experience in instrumenting and conducting physical model tests of hydraulic structures. University faculty and staff researchers provide a unique blend of fundamental perspectives with application.  +
Programmable Wavemaking No  +
Real-Time Yes  +
Recirculating No  +
Sector Hydropower +
Simulated Beach Yes  +
Special Characteristics None  +
Test Services Yes  +
Towing Capabilities Yes  +
Utility Services Available Single- and three-phase power accessible city tap water; Mississippi River water  +
Velocity(m/s) 6.1  +
Wave Direction Uni-Directional  +
Wave Period Range(s) 0.0  +
Wavemaking Capabilities Yes  +
Wavemaking Description Programmable control of wave making is currently in development and will be available in fall of 2009.  +
Wind Capabilities None  +
Categories Testing Facilities
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