wave basin

wave basin

[′wāv ‚bās·ən]
(geography)
A basin close to the inner entrance of a harbor in which the waves from the outer entrance are absorbed, thus reducing the size of the waves entering the inner harbor.
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Limited Tenders are invited for Protective Coating To The Side Walls And Floor With Epoxy In 30M Wave Basin In Department Of Ocean Engineering
Experimental Researches Automation of Spatial Oscillations of the Floating Ocean Engineering Systems in the Wave Basin.
It's the Oregon State University College of Engineering's latest research tool, the Tsunami Wave Basin.
Researchers at Oregon State University, Corvallis, and from other institutions around the world are using a new tsunami wave basin research facility to gain a better understanding of the behavior of these deadly waves since the Pacific Northwest could be imperiled by a tsunami, most likely due to earthquake activity on the Cascadia subduction zone.
2 million wave basin research facility, a major expansion of the university's on-campus Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory.
Contract notice: Port of Ostend - Plassendale 1 - building complex for towing tank and wave basin.
The scheme of experimental research in the SevSU Ocean Technology Research Laboratory wave basin is shown in Figure 1.
The automation problem of carrying out the experimental researches of wave impacts on deep-water platforms physical analogues is carried out in the Sevastopol State University experimental wave basin, at various structure of wave disturbances and deepening (draft) of models on the basis of metrological aspects of using the new digital equipment for parameters measurement of platforms models wave and space oscillations.
Contract notice for Supply of an ocean basin wave generator and a multi-directional wave basin moveable platform.
The Platform Will Be Installed Inverted Above A Wave Basin For The Purpose Of Forced Oscillation Testing.