How to Describe a Proposed Experiment

Use the following questions to as guidelines in describing experiments in NEESR proposals.

  • Which wave basin(s) are to be used for this experiment?
    • 2D Large Wave Flume
    • 3D Tsunami Wave Basin

  • What are the desired conditions in the wave tank?
    • Wave height
    • Wave period (if applicable)
    • Still water depth
    • Beach configuration

  • What physical models or features will need to be installed?
    • Dimensions
    • Materials
    • Deployment or mounting
    • Instrumentation

  • What is to be measured?
    • Free surface elevation
    • Pressure
    • Fluid velocity
    • Forces on structures
    • Bed erosion
    • Number and types of analog channels
    • Locations and deployment of instrumentation