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Ship Hydrodynamics Resources

Posted on February 3rd, 2011

IIHR has been a leader in naval ship design for decades, and continues to forge new areas of research today. Under the leadership of IIHR Research Engineer Fred Stern, the institute has developed a unique combination of top researchers and outstanding resources and facilities, including: IIHR Towing Tank: Located in the basement of C. Maxwell […]

IIHR's wave basin in action

Wave Basin Supports Research

Posted on January 13th, 2011

IIHR’s new $4.9 million wave basin offers research engineers the opportunity to test captive or radio-controlled model-scale navy ships under a variety of real-life conditions. The free-moving models can maneuver just like real ships. The wave basin allows measurement of local flow around a free-running model—something that’s never been done before.

Hydraulics Wave Basin Facility

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: University of Iowa Research Park, 2274 Old Farmstead Rd., Coralville, IA 52241-4713 Building Locator Map IIHR’s new state-of-the-art Wave Basin Facility, completed in 2010, is a clear-span facility for ship hydrodynamics research and related education. The facility’s 40x20x3-meter basin accommodates free-model testing in an open body of water for critical analysis of naval vessel […]

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