View of the SAFL building from the river

This glass-walled flume was one of the first flumes constructed at SAFL and was created for instructional purposes. The features of this flume make it ideal for teaching and visualizing complex open channel fluid mechanica phenomena, fluid flow, and sediment transport. 

Features

0.2 m wide x 2.9 m long x 0.4 m high (0.5 ft x 9.5 ft x 1.25 ft)

Adjustable slope

Adjustable upstream and downstream gates

Variable flow rate

 

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