Tilting Bed Flume

Tilting Bed Flume

This unique facility enables a wide range of river and stream research, open channel flow studies, erosion protection evaluations, and hydraulic structure investigations. 


  • 0.9 m wide x 0.6 m deep x 14.6 m long (3 ft x 2 ft x 48 ft)
  • Water flow rates up to 0.17 m3/s (6 ft3/s)
  • Capable of a 6-degree tilt
  • Three-axis data carriage

Publications & Projects

See below for publications and projects associated with SAFL's Tilting Bed Flume facility: