The HF building is the primary location of the Chair of Fluid Dynamics. It can be found on Müller-Breslau Straße, south of the canal.
The VWS building can be found on the island called Schleuseninsel (“lock-island”), in the middle of the canal, between Straße-des-17.Juni and Müller-Breslau Straße. Here, in the past, this building accommodated a research institute for water and ship building, which shared the same name. Next to the largest circulation tunnel in the world with the giant pink pipes, the somewhat unimposing 250 meter long deep-water canal can be found in an equally long brick building from the year 1903. At this time, several interesting projects are being carried out here, including those with a large towing wench used to tow investigated models through water.