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Hydraulic Structures

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

IIHR has been developing, modeling, and designing hydraulic structures since the institute’s earliest days. From locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River to the Thames Tideway Tunnel Project, researchers and shop support services at IIHR have paved the way for innovative hydraulic engineering. Hydraulic structures have taken many forms at IIHR, including weirs, dropshafts, […]

Brandon Barquist: Talking Shop

Posted on April 6th, 2015

by Shianne Gruss From maintaining golf courses to constructing water handling systems, water has always been a part of Brandon Barquist’s career. As an undergraduate at Iowa State University, Barquist spent his weekends setting up and tearing down for rock ‘n’ roll concerts, operas, sports events, and banquets at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium and Hilton Coliseum […]

Flume Design

Posted on August 6th, 2014

IIHR Engineering Services (IES) staff take great pride in their craftsmanship, and flume construction is historically an area of great strength and expertise. IIHR operates several flumes, each constructed by IES staff, who have the skills to construct custom flumes for any project. Our team has also built and installed a number of flumes at […]

Physical Modeling

Posted on July 17th, 2014

The physical modeling experts on the IIHR Engineering Services (IES) team have worked with clients from around the globe to develop groundbreaking solutions to complex hydraulic problems. Physical hydraulic modeling is a strength of our team, perfected through decades of experience developing innovative designs and supporting applied hydraulic research. By working closely with our clients […]

Construction and Fabrication

Posted on July 17th, 2014

IIHR has a long tradition of success in experimental laboratory studies. A crucial factor in this success has been and continues to be the well-equipped Mechanical Shop and its dedicated, highly-competent technical staff. In addition to providing precision fabrication skills, the IIHR Engineering Services (IES) team specializes in highly accurate craftsmanship in: Transparent acrylic Transparent […]

IES For Researchers

Posted on July 1st, 2014

At IIHR, our faculty members, students, and staff work together to understand one of the world’s greatest resources—water. As a researcher and educator, you will be an integral part of IIHR’s comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to education, which includes basic fluid mechanics (including water, air, and blood), laboratory experimentation, and computational approaches. At the institute, researchers […]

Jacob Odgaard: Making an Impact

Posted on November 13th, 2013

One phone call has been known to change history. For IIHR Research Engineer Jacob Odgaard, such a call changed his life. Odgaard was traveling worldwide through his work for the Danish Hydraulics Institute (DHI), and these travels brought him to Cal Tech, where he had been invited to present a seminar. Then-IIHR Director Jack Kennedy […]

Hydraulic Structures

Posted on January 28th, 2011

IIHR has built a number of scale replicas of hydraulic structures—click on any image below to see a gallery.

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