Tagged: model basin


Model tests

The fundamental task of a model basin is to test ways to optimize vessels and determine its resistance curve speed in order to project the propeller and select the main engine. At CEHINAV, we performed tests...


Model Basin

The Model Basin was inaugurated in 1967 with dimensions of 56 meters in length, 3,8 m. wide and 2,2 m. of depth, then its length was increased to 100 m. It was designed by Luis de Mazarredo to that...


Towing carriage

In order to pull the model there is a carriage made of a steel structure , that rolls on two lines of tracks anchored in the lateral parapets of the “model basin”. The alignment and leveling of these lanes has been made with...