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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 […]

Instrumentation and Technology

Posted on February 3rd, 2011

One of IIHR’s strengths is found in its continuing visionary commitment to maintaining and enhancing its experimental facilities, while at the same time pioneering efforts in high-speed computational analysis and simulation of complex flow phenomena. This combination perhaps makes IIHR unique among fluids research laboratories, and permits varying, yet complementary, approaches for investigation and solution […]

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.

Research Computing Environment

Posted on January 12th, 2011

Location: Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory, fourth floor Contact: Mark Wilson IIHR maintains a diverse set of computing resources and facilities. Over the past two decades IIHR has been at the forefront of HPC parallel applications moving from several large Silicon Graphics Power Challenge Array shared memory systems, a Sun Microsystems distributed memory system, to current large […]

Support Services

Posted on January 12th, 2011

IIHR’s professional and knowledgeable support personnel bolster research and education with a variety of valuable services. Our support staff: Provides and maintains state-of-the-art computing facilities to support research Fabricates and maintains equipment and models used in research projects Safeguards IIHR’s rich historical documents Provides other administrative services, such as accounting, grant-writing, outreach, and more Specialized […]

Hydraulics Model Annex

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 129 Court St., Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map The Hydraulics Model Annex (HMA), built in 1982, houses IIHR’s Mechanical Shop. Shop personnel construct the physical models used in much of IIHR’s research and maintain all other research-related facilities. A Sediment Laboratory, three research flumes, office space for mechanical shop personnel, and Fluids […]

Hydraulics Wind Tunnel Annex

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 130 W. Harrison, Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map The Hydraulics Wind Tunnel Annex (HWTA), constructed in 1984, houses IIHR’s Electronics Shop and office space for shop personnel and students. In addition, it provides laboratory space for housing and working on specialized equipment used in several research initiatives. Weather radar trailers are outfitted […]

Hydraulics East Annex

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 140 W. Harrison, Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map Built in 1975 to house research programs that had stretched beyond SHL’s space, the Hydraulics East Annex (HEA) is IIHR’s oldest research annex. This annex provides important storage and outfitting space for research vessels, and laboratory space for processing the Clear Creek Watershed Observatory […]

James Street Laboratory

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 2421 James St. #3, Coralville, IA 52241 Building locator map James Street Laboratory (JSL), purchased in 2003, provides large open space for river models. The building’s capabilities include large overhead doors and high ceilings for greater flexibility and easy access, and 300 Hp of pumping capability for ground recirculating models. Meetings and conferences can […]

Annexes, Labs, and Shops

Posted on May 24th, 2010

One of IIHR’s greatest strengths has been its continuing and visionary commitment to maintaining and enhancing its experimental facilities, while at the same time pioneering efforts in high-speed computational analysis and simulation of complex flow phenomena. This combination makes IIHR unique among fluids research laboratories, with state-of-the-art, in-house capabilities for both computational and physical modeling […]

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