Complementary ocean tanks

In addition to THeoREM's major test facilities, Ifremer and Centrale Nantes have 2 other ocean tanks.

According to the testing methodology adopted, these can be accessed via THeoREM.

Shallow water tank

This 20m x 9.5m x 1m tank at Centrale Nantes is equipped with two mobile and motorized footbridges that overhang it. They allow the installation of equipment or instruments. It is also equipped with a unidirectional wave maker.
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Recirculating canal

This canal, located in Centrale Nantes, has a 2 m-wide test section, approximately 10 m in length. Maximal water depth is about 1.10 m.
Part of the test section is equipped with side glass walls (1.6 m wide), allowing visual observation of the flow, as well as the measurement, for example using laser velocimetry, of fluid particles velocities.
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Published on March 27, 2023 Updated on March 27, 2023