Free Surface Water Tunnel (FSWT)

Metadata Updated: March 8, 2017

Description: The Free Surface Water Tunnel consists of the intake plenum, the test section and the exit plenum. The intake plenum starts with a perforated pipe that sprays jets of water into the settling chamber. The flow continues through a set of honeycomb straighteners and anti-turbulence screens, and then through a 4:1 contraction. The intake plenum is followed by the test section, 24 in. x 18 in. x 108 in. (0.46m x 0.6m x 2.7m), which has glass on the sides and bottom, with the top open. After the test section, the flow enters the exit plenum, which consists of a set of horizontal and vertical turning vanes, followed by a [HTML_REMOVED]hopper[HTML_REMOVED] connecting to the return piping. Primary customers are military science and technology development programs.Capabilities: Test Conditions: Flow Velocity (0.13 to 1.64 ft/sec, 0.04 to 0.50 m/sec)Test Capabilities: Pump Flow or Tow Tank Operation Angle-of-Attack Range (-45o [HTML_REMOVED] [HTML_REMOVED] [HTML_REMOVED] +45o ) 3-side optical access plus downstream viewing window PC Based Data Acquisition SystemFlow Diagnostics: Particle Image Velocimetry, streamline tracing with color dye.Examples of Current/Past Programs: Full Scale, Reynolds Number matched Micro-UAV testing, Nonlinear Fluid Dynamics, Test Technique DevelopmentCost/Scheduling Information: To be determined on case by case basis.

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Metadata Created Date March 8, 2017
Metadata Updated Date March 8, 2017

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