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Brandon Barquist: Talking Shop

Posted on April 6th, 2015

Check out the new IIHR Engineering Services website! 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 […]

Flume Design

Posted on August 6th, 2014

Check out the new IIHR Engineering Services website! 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 […]

Physical Modeling

Posted on July 17th, 2014

Check out the new IIHR Engineering Services website! 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 […]

Construction and Fabrication

Posted on July 17th, 2014

Check out the new IIHR Engineering Services website! 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 […]

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 […]

Combining Flows at an Open Channel Junction

Posted on September 10th, 2012

Investigators: Larry J. Weber and Eric Shumate Research Objective The junction of two open channels is a common occurrence in many hydraulic structures ranging from waste water treatment facilities to fish passage conveyance structures. Currently, only limited data exists on the detailed flow conditions occurring at open channel junctions. This study focuses on detailed measurements […]

About the Fluids Lab

Posted on August 11th, 2011

Educational Innovation: An IIHR Tradition Instruction in Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics has always been a central function of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering (formerly known as the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research). Although a research institute, IIHR has been part of the university’s College of Engineering (originally the College of Applied Science) from the start. IIHR’s first […]

Environmental Flow Facility

Posted on April 12th, 2011

The Environmental Flow Facility (EFF) is a recirculating laboratory flume having a test section 65 feet long, 10 feet wide, and 7.5 feet deep. The structure is built of concrete and steel, with eight four-foot wide plate glass windows for flow visualization on the test section. The remaining sides and the floor are of 1-1/8-inch […]

Floor Plan: James Street Lab

Posted on March 22nd, 2011

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