Submitted by oidc_google_107... on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 08:33
Ideal for precision sediment transport research with available placement for high-speed imagery cameras, laser sheet for PIV measurements, and ADV.
Size: 8.5m x 0.3m
- Glass observation walls.
- Plexiglass ‘sled’ window placed on surface- provides clear view of the bed, free of distortion created by light refraction in the water surface.
- False floor allows for instruments to enter from beneath the floor bed
Submitted by rkaitna on Sun, 12/11/2016 - 17:24
Vertically rotating drum for steady state experiments
Geometry: diameter = 2.46 m, channel width = 0.45 m, max. flow height = 0.4 m
Typical sample volume ~ 30 - 40 litres
This is an overview of a flume at caltech where a long narrow section flows into a large ocean basin. Here, we build deltas with subcritical flow and backwater lengths of ~1m. Sediment & water feed rates are precisely controlled at the upstream end of the narrow section such as to build a normal flow reach in the river section with a specific depth (~1cm) & slope (~3e-3). Bedload transport is maintained under these conditions using sand-sized (0.7mm) walnut shells. Water level in the basin is controlled with an adjustable weir at the far downstream end of the basin.
Submitted by Lisanne Braat on Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:25
Tidal flume facility
Periodic tilting flume to simulate ebb and flood currents
3.5 x 1.2 x 0.25 m
Submitted by raleighmartin on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 15:50
Ideal for basic sediment transport and river engineering research.
- Ability to tilt from +6 to -1 degrees.
- Sediment feeder and sediment recirculation.
- Fully-automated precision measurement carriage.
- Size: 48 L x 3 W x 2 D ft (14.6 x 0.9 x 0.6 m)
- Discharge capacity: 6 cfs (170 l/s)
(information from http://www.safl.umn.edu/facilities/flumes-and-channels)
Submitted by raleighmartin on Tue, 08/09/2016 - 16:40
The SAFL (Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory) Data Acquisition Carriage is a custom laboratory data aquisition system with the following features:
Submitted by geowskim on Thu, 07/21/2016 - 14:14
A set of flume experiments to examine the grain-size transition migration in response to sea level rise.
Read more about the experiments:
Baumanis, C. and Kim, W. (2016), Reverse migration of lithofacies boundaries and shoreline in response to sea-level rise. Basin Res. doi:10.1111/bre.12209
Submitted by Ricardo on Mon, 08/24/2015 - 15:15
Specifications and features for the unidirectional, sediment-feed tilting flume at the Hydraulics Laboratory of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of South Carolina at Columbia.