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Circulating Water Channel (Flume Tank)
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Overview
Flume Tank

The Circulating Water Channel (CWC) is used to assist with fisheries training and hydrodynamic research in a number of areas.

Fisheries training
Past research
Future research

Flume Tank


Specifications
Working Section
Length 17.2 metres
Width 5.0 metres
Depth 2.5 metres
Observation Window
Length 11.2 metres
Width 1.5 metres
Thickness 100 mm
General
Water Speed 0 to 1.5 metres/second
Conveyor Belt Speed 0 to 1.5 metres/second
Hydraulic Motor Power 4 x 56.5kW
Propeller Diameter 1.2 metres
Water Holding Capacity 700,000 Litres

Contact
For further information contact :
Australian Maritime Hydrodynamics Research Centre
Locked Bag 1395
University of Tasmania
Launceston Tasmania 7250
Australia
Phone: +61 (0)3 6335 4732
Fax: +61 (0)3 6335 4720
Email:amhrc@amc.edu.au