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Cavitation Tunnel

Newcastle University has the second largest cavitation tunnel in the UK. Founded in 1950, and based in the Marine Science and Technology Department, the Emerson Cavitation Tunnel is used as a test basin for propellers, water turbines, underwater coatings and interaction of propellers with ice.

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Emerson Cavitation Tunnel
... The Emerson Cavitation Tunnel is a propeller testing facility based at Newcastle University, UK ... The tunnel is based in the department of Marine Science and Technology, and is currently the second largest cavitation tunnel in the UK, the largest being that owned by the ...

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