Facilities

THE FREE SURFACE WATER TUNNEL (FSWT)

Water tunnel with a working section of 1×1.1×2.4 m specially designed for optical measurements. It is able to deliver up to 0.8 m3/s with low levels of turbulence (<2.5%) and it is fully functional since September 2012.

THE TOWING TANK

The towing tank has a cross-section of 0.6×0.6m and a total length of 2m. It can provide carriage speeds up to 0.7m/s.

 

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THE BOUNDARY LAYER WIND TUNNEL (BLWT)

The wind tunnel has a cross-section of 1.84×1.22m with a working section 14m long.

THE SUBSONIC WIND TUNNEL (SSWT)

This a 0.6×0.6 m working section wind tunnel able to deliver speeds upt to 30 m/s with low levels of turbulence.