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Table Of Contents

1 Overview & Installation
1.1 INSTALLATION
1.1.1 BEFORE INSTALLATION
1.1.2 SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
1.1.2.1 DIGITIZER DRIVER SETUP
1.2 HOW TO USE HELP
1.3 SOME COMMENTS FOR NEW USERS
2 User Manual
2.1 INTRODUCTION
2.1.1 GLOSSARY - DESIGN TERMINOLOGY
2.1.2 NOMENCLATURE
2.2 BEFORE STARTING A DESIGN
2.2.1 HARDWARE
2.2.1.1 MOUSE
2.2.1.2 MOUSE WHEEL
2.2.1.3 MOUSE SETTINGS
2.2.1.4 SETTING UP DEFAULTS
2.2.2 SAVING AND BACKING UP DESIGNS
2.2.3 LOADING AND SETTING UP WORKING DATABASES
2.2.4 USING AUTOCAD COLORS
2.2.4.1 MAPPING AUTOCAD COLORS
2.2.5 USABILITY FEATURES
2.2.5.1 DOCUMENT SUMMARY INFO
2.2.5.2 QUICK TIPS
2.2.5.3 PLACEMENT AIDS
2.3 THE DESIGN PROCESS
2.3.1 THE BASIC DESIGN PROCESS
2.3.2 DETAILS OF THE DESIGN PROCESS
2.3.2.1 DESIGN DETAILS
2.3.2.2 BACKGROUND INFORMATION
2.3.2.3 IRRIGATION SYSTEM LAYOUT
2.3.2.4 MANAGEMENT
2.3.2.5 DESIGN
2.3.2.6 COSTING
2.3.2.7 PRINTING AND PLOTTING
2.4 ENTERING INFORMATION INTO IRRICAD
2.4.1 ENTERING A SCALE PLAN
2.4.1.2 IMPORTING AN IMAGE
2.4.1.3 USING THE MOUSE AND KEYBOARD
2.4.1.4 USING A DIGITIZER
2.4.1.5 SUMMARY
2.4.2 ENTERING HYDRAULIC ITEMS
2.4.2.1 ITEM SELECTION
2.4.2.2 CONNECTING AND PLACING HYDRAULIC ITEMS
2.4.2.3 ENTERING ITEMS AT DIFFERENT LEVELS
2.4.2.4 SUMMARY
2.4.3 CONVERTING DRAWING ITEMS INTO HYDRAULIC ENTITIES
2.4.4 MAKING CHANGES TO THE DESIGN OR DRAWING
2.4.4.3 CHANGING LAYERS
2.4.4.4 GLOBALLY CHANGING THE SCOPE
2.4.4.5 SUMMARY
2.4.5 ALLOWING FOR ELEVATION CHANGES
2.4.5.1 GETTING ELEVATION CHANGES INTO IRRICAD
2.4.5.3 SUMMARY
2.4.6 OUTLETS & RISERS (OUTLET CONNECTORS)
2.4.6.1 ARC TYPES AND NOZZLE PROPERTIES
2.4.6.2 RISERS (OUTLET CONNECTORS)
2.4.6.3 SUMMARY
2.4.7 PIPES & PIPE SIZING
2.4.7.1 COMPUTER SIZING
2.4.7.2 USING CUT PIPE
2.4.7.3 SUMMARY
2.4.8 ENTERING CONTROL VALVES
2.4.9 USING MISC. HYDRAULIC ITEMS
2.4.11 ENTERING DRIPLINES IN A DESIGN
2.4.12 USING WATER SUPPLIES
2.4.13 USING PUMPS IN DESIGN
2.4.14 WORKING WITH JUNCTIONS
2.4.15 DEFINING AREAS WITH WATER REQUIREMENTS
2.5 HELPING WITH DESIGN LAYOUT
2.5.2 ANALYZING EXISTING SYSTEMS
2.5.3 ALIGNING ARCS WITH BOUNDARIES
2.5.3.1 OUTLET AND WETTED RADII ARC ORIENTATION
2.5.4 SPRINKLERS IN ODD-SHAPED AREAS
2.5.5.1 LATERALS TAB
2.5.5.2 BLOCK TAB
2.5.5.3 FLUSHING TAB
2.5.5.4 INTERACTION WITH OTHER TOOLS
2.5.5.5 DESIGNING WITH BLOCK ENTITIES
2.5.6 SUBDIVIDING BLOCK ENTITIES
2.5.6.1 COMBINING SUB-AREAS
2.5.6.2 SUBDIVISION TOOL NOTES
2.5.7.1 BLOCK PROPERTIES
2.5.7.2 CONNECTING A SUBMAIN (MANIFOLD)
2.5.7.3 TOOLS TO AID IN PLACING LATERALS
2.5.7.4 SPRAY BLOCK TOOL
2.5.7.5 TAPE BLOCK TOOL
2.5.7.6 TURF
2.5.7.7 HORTICULTURAL SYSTEMS
2.5.7.8 SUMMARY
2.5.8.1 FOR RECTANGULAR FIELD
2.5.8.2 FOR AN OVAL FIELD
2.5.8.3 FOR AN IRREGULARLY SHAPED FIELD:
2.5.8.4 SUMMARY
2.5.9 USING MAINLINE OUTLETS
2.5.9.1 VALVE-IN-HEAD SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
2.5.9.2 STOCK WATER SYSTEMS
2.5.9.4 SUMMARY
2.5.10 WHEEL LINE (SIDE ROLL) SYSTEMS
2.5.11 TRAVELLING IRRIGATOR SYSTEMS
2.5.11.1 PLACING EACH ITEM
2.5.11.2 COMBINING HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES
2.5.11.3 USING DEMAND POINTS
2.6 MANAGEMENT & DESIGNING THE SYSTEM
2.6.1 SELECTING A MANAGEMENT PRACTICE
2.6.1.1 ASSIGN ZONES TO SYSTEM FLOWS
2.6.1.2 ASSIGN ALL ZONES TO ONE SYSTEM FLOW
2.6.1.4 OTHER MANAGEMENT OPTIONS
2.6.2 PARTIAL MANAGEMENT
2.6.3 DESIGN
2.6.3.1 NOMINAL PRESSURES
2.6.3.2 ANALYZE (EXISTING SIZES)
2.6.3.3 PIPE SIZING - LP DESIGN OPTION
2.6.3.4 PIPE SIZING - VELOCITY DESIGN OPTION
2.6.3.5 DETAILED ANALYSIS
2.6.3.6 SUMMARY
2.6.4 LP DESIGN LIMITS
2.6.5 IRRICAD SELECTING FITTINGS FOR THE DESIGN
2.6.5.1 MANUALLY ADJUSTING FITTINGS
2.7 ENHANCING THE PRESENTATION OF PLANS
2.7.1 HOW TO FIND LENGTHS AND DISTANCES
2.7.2 SIZING AND PLACING OBJECTS ACCURATELY
2.7.3 ACCURATELY PLACING ITEMS (USING SNAPS)
2.7.3.1 RUNNING SNAPS
2.7.4 PLACING SYMBOLS ON THE PLAN
2.7.4.1 MAINTAIN SHAPE
2.7.4.2 DYNAMICALLY SIZE
2.7.5 CREATING NEW DATABASE SYMBOLS
2.7.7 USING HATCHES AND FILLS
2.7.8 GROUPING ITEMS TO DISPLAY – USING LAYERS
2.7.9 USING DIMENSIONS
2.7.9.1 DIMENSION TAB
2.7.10.1 OLE EXAMPLE
2.7.11 AUTOMATIC LABELING
2.7.11.1 LABEL OPERATIONS
2.7.11.2 DATABASE EDITOR LABEL FIELD
2.7.11.3 BLOCK LABELS
2.7.11.4 LABELS FOR MULTIPLE PIPES
2.7.11.5 USE CROP WIDTHS
2.7.11.6 DESIGN BASED LABEL SETTINGS
2.7.11.7 IRRIGATION AREA LABELS
2.7.11.8 LABEL ROUNDING & ROLL LENGTHS
2.7.11.9 LABEL ALIGNMENT
2.7.11.10 MAXIMUM LABEL LENGTH
2.7.11.11 USER ATTRIBUTES AND USER KEYWORD
2.8 PRINTING REPORTS AND PLANS
2.8.1 PRODUCING REPORTS
2.8.2 USING PLOT TEMPLATES TO CREATE PLOT LAYOUTS
2.8.2.1 OVERVIEW
2.8.2.2 CREATING A NEW PLOT TEMPLATE
2.8.2.3 CREATING LEGENDS
2.8.2.4 FILLS
2.8.2.5 MOVING FILLS TO BACK
2.8.2.6 USING KEYWORDS
2.8.2.7 PAPER SIZES
2.8.2.8 EDITING PLOT TEMPLATES
2.8.3 USING PLOT TEMPLATES
2.8.4 HOW TO PRINT A PLAN
2.9 ADVANCED TOPICS
2.9.1 SPRAYLINES, TAPES AND MINOR LOSSES
2.9.1.2 ANALYSIS OF TAPES
2.9.1.3 MINOR LOSSES EXPLAINED
2.9.2 HOW TO SIMULATE TAPES USING SPRAYLINES
2.9.2.1 SUMMARY
2.9.2.2 SETTING UP DATABASES
2.9.2.3 CREATING THE SIMULATED DESIGN
2.9.2.4 SIZING / ANALYSIS
2.9.3 DETAILED ANALYSIS OF TAPES UNDER FLUSHING
2.9.3.1 SUMMARY
2.9.3.2 SETTING UP DATABASES
2.9.3.3 CREATING A FLUSHING DESIGN
2.9.3.4 ANALYSIS
2.9.4 MODELING MULTIPLE DRIPLINES AS A SINGLE LINE
2.10.5.8 UPDATING INTERNAL DATABASE
2.10.6 MANAGEMENT ISSUES
2.10.7 CONNECTIVITY PROBLEMS
2.10.7.1 MAINLINE OR ZONE ITEMS
2.10.7.2 DEFAULT SNAP MODE
2.10.7.4 SNAP TOLERANCE
3 IRRICAD Database Editor Manual
3.1 USING THE DATABASE EDITOR
3.2 DATABASE STRUCTURE
3.2.1 COMMON CONTROLS
3.2.1.1 NEW
3.2.1.2 EDIT / VIEW
3.2.1.3 DELETE
3.2.1.4 SAVE CHANGES
3.2.1.5 QUIT
3.2.1.6 X
3.2.2 ABOUT ASSEMBLIES
3.2.3 NOZZLES
3.3 DATABASE DETAILS
3.3.1 DATA COMMON TO ALL COMPONENT GROUPS
3.3.1.1 ITEM DESCRIPTION
3.3.1.2 WAREHOUSE CODE
3.3.1.3 SUPPLIER CODE
3.3.1.4 LABEL
3.3.1.5 USAGE CODE
3.3.1.6 WHOLESALE COST
3.3.1.7 RETAIL PRICE
3.3.2 DATABASE CODES, SYMBOLS & LINE TYPES
3.3.2.1 PIPE TYPES
3.3.2.2 CONNECTION CODES
3.3.2.3 GENDER CODES
3.3.2.4 CONNECTION TYPES
3.3.2.5 DATABASE SYMBOLS
3.3.2.6 SYMBOL AND PIPE COLORS
3.3.2.7 LINE TYPES
3.3.3 ASSEMBLIES
3.3.3.1 CREATING ASSEMBLIES
3.3.3.2 MODIFICATION OF ASSEMBLIES
3.3.3.3 EXAMPLE OF ASSEMBLY CONSTRUCTION
3.4 IRRIGATION COMPONENTS – DETAILS OF INDIVIDUAL GROUPS
3.4.1 PIPES
3.4.1.1 PIPE USAGE CODES
3.4.2 TAPES
3.4.3 VALVES
3.4.4 OTHER HYDRAULICS
3.4.5 LATERAL TAKE OFFS
3.4.6 COUPLERS
3.4.6.1 END CAPS
3.4.7 ELBOWS / BENDS
3.4.8 TEES
3.4.9 CROSSES
3.4.10 PUMPS
3.4.11 OUTLETS
3.4.11.1 DEMAND POINTS
3.4.11.2 LINKING NOZZLES TO OUTLETS
3.4.12 NOZZLES
3.4.13 OUTLET CONNECTIONS
3.4.14 WIRES
3.4.15 CONTROLLERS
3.4.16 LIGHTS
3.4.17 OTHER ELECTRICS
3.4.18 MISCELLANEOUS
3.5 FILE MENU
3.5.1 NEW
3.5.2 OPEN
3.5.3 MERGE
3.5.4 EXIT
3.6 VIEW MENU
3.6.1 TOOLBAR
3.6.2 STATUS BAR
3.6.3 DATABASE
3.7 UTILITIES MENU
3.7.1 CURVE FITTING
3.7.2 CLEAN FIELDS
3.8 HELP MENU
3.8.1 ABOUT DB EDITOR
3.8.2 CONTENTS
3.8.2.1 HTML HELP
3.8.2.2 WINHELP
3.8.3 SETUP OPTIONS
3.9 DEFAULT DATABASE ORDER
3.10 GLOBALLY UPDATING PRICES IN THE DATABASE
3.10.1.1 FIELDS:
4 Tutorials
4.1 INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN TUTORIALS
4.1.1 HELPFUL HINTS
4.1.1.1 TERMINOLOGY
4.1.1.2 ON-LINE HELP
4.1.1.3 MOUSE OPERATION
4.1.2 THE FIRST STEPS
4.1.3 IMPORTANT RULES TO REMEMBER
4.2 BASIC START
4.2.1 VERY BASIC DESIGN
4.2.1.1 STARTING THE TUTORIAL
4.2.1.2 DRAWING THE LAYOUT OF THE SYSTEM
4.2.1.3 THE DESIGN PROCESS
4.2.1.4 REPORTING
4.2.2 A SIMPLE TURF DESIGN
4.2.2.1 GETTING STARTED
4.2.2.2 LAYING OUT THE SYSTEM
4.2.2.3 THE DESIGN PROCESS
4.2.2.4 REPORTING
4.2.3 METHODS TO LAY OUT SPRINKLERS
4.2.3.1 GETTING STARTED
4.2.4 APPLYING A SPECIFIC AMOUNT OF WATER TO AN AREA
4.2.4.1 THE AREA DIALOG
4.2.4.2 CALCULATING ZONE RUN TIMES
4.3 DESIGN TUTORIALS
4.3.1 SIMPLE DRIP TAPE DESIGN
4.3.1.1 TAPES - AN OVERVIEW
4.3.1.2 STARTING THE TUTORIAL
4.3.1.3 ENTERING MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
4.3.1.4 DESIGN
4.3.2 SIMPLE DRIP TAPE DESIGN USING BLOCK ENTITIES
4.3.2.1 BLOCK ENTITIES
4.3.2.2 STARTING THE TUTORIAL
4.3.2.3 ENTERING MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
4.3.2.4 DESIGN
4.3.2.5 AUTOMATIC LABELING
4.3.3 A SIMPLE ORCHARD DESIGN
4.3.3.1 BLOCK ENTITIES
4.3.3.2 STARTING THE TUTORIAL
4.3.3.3 ENTER BACKGROUND INFORMATION
4.3.3.4 PLACING THE BLOCK
4.3.3.5 ENTERING MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
4.3.3.6 THE DESIGN PROCESS
4.3.3.7 DISPLAY REPORTS
4.3.4 WORKING WITH MULTI-VALVE DESIGNS
4.3.4.1 GETTING STARTED
4.3.4.2 VALVES OPERATING TOGETHER
4.3.5 MICRO IRRIGATION DESIGN
4.3.5.1 STARTING THE TUTORIAL
4.3.5.2 ENTERING BACKGROUND INFORMATION
4.3.5.3 MORE BACKGROUND INFORMATION
4.3.5.4 CREATING THE LATERALS
4.3.5.5 CREATING THE AUTOMATIC SUBMAIN AND VALVE
4.3.5.6 CONNECTING TO THE MAINLINE
4.3.5.7 CHECKING CONNECTIVITY
4.3.5.8 ENTERING MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
4.3.5.9 THE DESIGN PROCESS
4.3.5.10 DISPLAY REPORTS
4.3.6 SOLID SET SPRINKLER DESIGN
4.3.6.1 INTRODUCTION
4.3.6.2 OVERVIEW
4.3.6.3 STARTING THE TUTORIAL
4.3.6.4 ENTERING BACKGROUND INFORMATION
4.3.6.5 LAYING OUT FIXED SPACED OUTLETS
4.3.6.6 ENTERING MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
4.3.6.7 DESIGNING
4.3.6.8 REPORTING
4.3.7 RESIDENTIAL DESIGN
4.3.7.1 STARTING THE TUTORIAL
4.3.7.2 BACKGROUND INFORMATION
4.3.7.4 CONNECTING THE SYSTEM
4.3.7.5 ENTERING MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
4.4.2.4 VARIATIONS
4.5 DATABASE AND FITTING SELECTION
4.5.1 CUSTOMIZING YOUR DATABASE
4.5.1.1 ENTERING NEW PIPES IN TO THE DATABASE
4.5.1.2 ENTERING A NEW OUTLET INTO THE DATABASE
4.5.2.2 USING RISER RULES
4.5.2.3 USING PIPE FITTING MATCHING SETTINGS
4.5.2.4 EXPLAINING SUPPLIER CODES AND MULTIPLIERS
4.5.3 CORRECTING FITTINGS ERRORS
4.5.4 CREATING AND MODIFYING ASSEMBLIES
4.5.4.1 USING ASSEMBLIES
4.5.4.2 CREATING AN ASSEMBLY
4.5.4.3 MODIFYING AN ASSEMBLY
4.6 CREATING AND MODIFYING SYMBOLS
4.6.1 CREATING NEW SYMBOLS
4.6.2 MODIFYING AN EXISTING SYMBOL
4.6.3 SETTING UP A BLOCK OF SYMBOLS
4.7 PRINTING USING PLOT LAYOUTS
4.8 DIGITIZING PLANS
4.8.1 USING THE SCALE METHOD
4.8.2 THE REFERENCE METHOD
4.9 PLOT TEMPLATES
4.9.1 EDIT AN EXISTING PLOT TEMPLATE
4.9.2 CREATING A NEW PLOT TEMPLATE
4.9.2.1 CREATING LEGENDS
4.9.2.2 FILLS
4.9.2.3 MOVING FILLS TO BACK
4.10 TIPS FOR ADVANCED USERS
4.10.1 USING A PUMP IN A DESIGN
4.10.1.1 ENTERING PUMPS IN TO THE DATABASE
4.10.2 MULTIPLE WATER SUPPLIES
4.10.3 USING PUMPS IN PARALLEL
4.10.4 PUMPS IN SERIES
5 Tool & Command Reference
5.1 RIGHT-CLICK MENUS
5.1.1 DONE
5.1.2 RESTART
5.1.3 SNAPS
5.1.3.1 PLACE
5.1.3.2 MIDPOINT
5.1.3.3 ENDPOINT
5.1.3.4 PERPENDICULAR
5.1.3.5 PERCENT
5.1.3.6 OBJECT
5.1.3.7 INTERSECTION
5.1.3.8 TANGENT
5.1.3.9 CLOSEST
5.1.3.10 CENTER
5.1.3.11 QUADRANT
5.1.3.12 PARALLEL
5.1.4 ZOOMS
5.1.5 OBJECT INFO
5.1.5.1 HYDRAULIC OBJECT INFO
5.1.6 UNDO VERTEX
5.1.7 MODIFY
5.1.8 CLOSE
5.1.9 LAYERS
5.2 FILE
5.2.1 NEW
5.2.3 SAVE
5.2.6 IMPORT CONTOURS
To import contours:
5.2.7 IMPORT IMAGE
5.2.7.1 REMEMBER PATH
5.2.7.2 USE RELATIVE PATH
5.2.7.3 DRAW PROPORTIONAL
5.2.15.1 PRINT DIALOG
5.2.16 DIRECT PLOT
5.2.16.1 PLOTTER SETTINGS
5.2.16.2 PEN MAP
5.2.16.3 LANGUAGE
5.2.17 REPORTS PRINT SETUP
5.2.18 RECENT FILE LIST
5.2.19 EXIT
5.3 EDIT
5.3.1 UNDELETE
5.3.2 PASTE
5.3.3 OPEN OLE ITEM
5.4 VIEW
5.4.1 REDRAW
5.4.2 ZOOM ALL
5.4.3 ZOOM IN
5.4.4 ZOOM OUT
5.4.5 ZOOM PREVIOUS
5.4.6 ZOOM WINDOW
5.4.7 ZOOM SELECTED
5.4.8 PAN
5.4.9 DYNAMIC PAN
5.4.10 GOTO COORDS
5.4.11 BIRDS EYE VIEW
5.4.12 TOOLBARS
5.4.12.1 TOOLBAR LOCATION AND SHAPE
5.4.12.2 CUSTOMIZING TOOLBARS
5.4.13 STATUS BAR
5.4.13.1 INFO PANEL
5.4.13.2 SNAP PANEL
5.4.13.3 SELECTION FILTER PANEL
5.4.14 WETTED RADII
5.4.15 SPRAYLINE OUTLETS
5.5 DRAW
5.5.1 POINT
5.5.2 LINE
5.5.2.1 SINGLE LINE
5.5.2.2 DOUBLE LINE
5.5.2.3 CONTINUOUS LINE
5.5.3 POLYLINE
5.5.4 RECTANGLE
5.5.4.1 2 POINT RECTANGLE
5.5.4.2 3 POINT RECTANGLE
5.5.5 POLYGON
5.5.5.1 POLYGON DIALOG
5.5.5.2 CENTER POLYGON
5.5.5.3 SIDE POLYGON
5.5.5.4 IRREGULAR POLYGON
5.5.6 CIRCLE
5.5.6.1 3 POINT CIRCLE
5.5.6.2 DIAMETER CIRCLE
5.5.6.3 CENTER RADIUS CIRCLE
5.5.6.4 ELLIPSE CIRCLE
5.5.7 CURVE
5.5.7.1 SINGLE BEZIER CURVE
5.5.7.2 CONTINUOUS BEZIER CURVE
5.5.7.3 SPLINE CURVE
5.5.8 ARC
5.5.8.1 START MID END ARC
5.5.8.2 CENTER START END ARC
5.5.8.3 ELLIPTICAL ARC
5.5.9 HATCH
5.5.9.1 HATCH DIALOG
5.5.9.2 HATCH SELECTION
5.5.9.3 HATCH BOUNDARY
5.5.9.4 HATCH SEED
5.5.10 FILL
5.5.10.1 FILL SELECTION
5.5.10.2 FILL BOUNDARY
5.5.10.3 FILL SEED
5.5.11 DIMENSION
5.5.11.1 DIMENSION SETTINGS - DIMENSION
5.5.11.2 DIMENSION SETTINGS - DIMENSION TEXT
5.5.11.3 LEADER / DATUM SETTINGS
5.5.11.4 LINEAR DIMENSION
5.5.11.5 ANGULAR DIMENSION
5.5.11.6 RADIAL DIMENSION
5.5.11.7 DIAMETER DIMENSION
5.5.11.8 ORDINATE DIMENSION
5.5.11.9 LEADER DIMENSION
5.5.11.10 DATUM DIMENSION
5.5.12 SYMBOL
5.5.12.1 SYMBOL DIALOG
5.5.12.2 LOAD SYMBOL
5.5.12.3 UNLOAD SYMBOL
5.5.13 TEXT
5.5.13.1 TEXT DIALOG
5.5.14 PLOT LAYOUT
5.5.14.1 PLOT LAYOUT DIALOG
5.5.15 MANAGEMENT SYMBOL
5.5.16 CONTOUR
5.5.16.1 CONTOUR DIALOG
5.5.17 SPOT HEIGHT
5.5.17.1 SPOT HEIGHTS DIALOG
5.6 ZONE
5.6.1 PIPE
5.6.1.1 PIPE DIALOG
5.6.2 SPRAYLINE
5.6.2.1 SPRAYLINE DIALOG
5.6.3 TAPE
5.6.3.1 TAPE DIALOG
5.6.4 CUT PIPE
5.6.4.1 CUT PIPE DIALOG
5.6.5 SPRAY BLOCK
5.6.5.1 BLOCK DIALOG
5.6.6 TAPE BLOCK
5.6.6.1 TAPE BLOCK DIALOG
5.6.7 AREA
5.6.7.1 AREA DIALOG
5.6.8 SPRAY IRRIGATION BLOCK
5.6.8.1 DRAWING PROPERTIES
5.6.8.2 LATERALS TAB
5.6.8.3 OPTIONS
5.6.8.4 BLOCK TAB
5.6.8.5 FLUSHING TAB
5.6.8.6 AREA TAB
5.6.9 TAPE IRRIGATION BLOCK
5.6.9.1 DRAWING PROPERTIES
5.6.9.2 LATERALS TAB
5.6.9.3 BLOCK TAB
5.6.9.4 FLUSHING TAB
5.6.9.5 AREA TAB
5.6.10 AUTOHEAD
5.6.11 JUNCTION (HYDRAULIC)
5.6.11.1 JUNCTION DIALOG
5.6.12 OUTLET
5.6.12.1 OUTLET DIALOG
5.6.13 MISC. HYDRAULIC
5.6.13.1 MISC. HYDRAULIC DIALOG
5.6.14 CONTROL VALVE
5.6.14.1 CONTROL VALVE DIALOG
5.7 MAINLINE
5.7.1 WATER SUPPLY
5.7.1.1 WATER SUPPLY DIALOG
5.7.2 PIPE (MAINLINE)
5.7.3 SPRAYLINE (MAINLINE)
5.7.4 PUMP
5.7.4.1 PUMP DIALOG
5.7.5 JUNCTION (MAINLINE)
5.7.6 OUTLET (MAINLINE)
5.7.6.1 OUTLET DIALOG
5.7.7 MISC. HYDRAULIC (MAINLINE)
5.7.8 CONTROL VALVE
5.8 ELECTRICAL
5.8.1 LIGHT
5.8.1.1 LIGHT DIALOG
5.8.2 WIRE
5.8.2.1 WIRE DIALOG
5.8.3 CONTROLLER
5.8.3.1 CONTROLLER DIALOG
5.8.4 MISC. ELECTRICAL
5.8.4.1 MISC. ELECTRICAL DIALOG
5.8.5 JUNCTION (ELECTRICAL)
5.8.5.1 JUNCTION DIALOG
5.9 SETTINGS
5.9.1 CLIENT
5.9.1.1 CLIENT
5.9.2 COMPANY
5.9.2.1 COMPANY
5.9.2.2 BRANCH
5.9.3 CURSOR
5.9.3.1 CURSOR SETTINGS:
5.9.3.2 CIRCULAR CURSOR
5.9.4 DESIGN DETAILS
5.9.4.1 HEADINGS
5.9.4.2 MISCELLANEOUS
5.9.5 DRAWING ITEMS
5.9.5.1 GEOMETRIC PROPERTIES
5.9.5.2 COLORS
5.9.5.3 CURSOR SETTINGS
5.9.5.4 MISCELLANEOUS SETTINGS
5.9.5.5 DISPLAY SETTINGS
5.9.5.6 ORTHO SETTINGS
5.9.6 GRID / ORIGIN
5.9.6.1 GRID
5.9.6.2 ORIGIN
5.9.7 IMAGE
5.9.7.1 DEFAULT IMAGE PATH
5.9.7.2 SETTINGS
5.9.7.3 REBUILD HEADER
5.9.8 IMPORT/EXPORT SETTINGS
5.9.8.1 DWG SETTINGS TAB
5.9.8.2 DWG FONT IMPORT TAB
5.9.8.3 DWG FONT EXPORT TAB
5.9.8.4 COLOR MAPPING
5.9.9 IRRIGATION – DESIGN SPECIFIC
5.9.9.1 COMPONENT DATABASE
5.9.9.2 SPRAYLINES
5.9.9.3 LINES
5.9.10 IRRIGATION ITEMS
5.9.10.1 AUTOHEAD SPACING LIMITS (%)
5.9.10.2 FLOW CHECK
5.9.10.3 SIMPLIFY CONTOURS
5.9.10.4 CONTOUR SIMPLIFICATION TOLERANCE
5.9.10.5 DATABASE SYMBOLS PATH
5.9.10.6 UPDATE ENTITIES FROM DATABASE
5.9.10.7 LINES
5.9.10.8 SYMBOLS
5.9.11 LABELS
5.9.11.1 PROPERTIES
5.9.12 LAYERS
5.9.12.1 CURRENT LAYERS
5.9.12.2 LAYER MANAGER
5.9.13 MISCELLANEOUS
5.9.13.1 MISC. COMPANY
5.9.13.2 DESIGNER
5.9.13.3 DESIGN SIZE
5.9.13.4 MISCELLANEOUS
5.9.14 MOUSE
5.9.15 MOVING GRID
5.9.16 NAMES
5.9.16.1 AUTOMATIC NUMBERING
5.9.17 SNAP
5.9.17.1 DEFAULT SNAP MODE
5.9.17.2 RUNNING SNAPS
5.9.17.3 TOLERANCES
5.9.18 UNITS
5.9.18.1 NUMBER DECIMAL PLACES
5.9.18.2 RESET TO DEFAULTS
5.9.19 DIGITIZER
5.9.19.1 TABLET MODE
5.9.19.2 SCALE
5.9.19.3 REFERENCE
5.10 TOOLS
5.10.1 TOOL TIPS
5.10.1.1 DISTANCE COUNTER – F9
5.10.1.2 SHORTCUT TO CHANGE
5.10.1.3 SHORT-CUT TO DE-SELECTING THE SELECTION
5.10.1.4 SELECT AN IRRIGATION BLOCK ENTITY
5.10.2 SELECT OBJECT
5.10.3 CLEAR SELECTION
5.10.4 INVERT SELECTION
5.10.5 SELECTION FILTER
5.10.6 SELECT
5.10.6.1 SELECT WINDOW
5.10.6.2 SELECT CROSSING
5.10.6.3 SELECTLASSO
5.10.6.4 SELECT LAST OBJECT
5.10.6.5 SELECT ADJOINING
5.10.6.6 SELECT CONNECTED
5.10.6.7 SELECT SCREEN
5.10.6.8 SELECT ALL
5.10.7 DELETE
5.10.8 DELETE TYPE
5.10.9 CHANGE
5.10.9.1 SHOW FITTINGS
5.10.10 CHANGE TYPE
5.10.11 MOVE
5.10.12 MOVE POINT
5.10.13 COPY
5.10.13.1 LINEAR COPY
5.10.13.2 RADIAL COPY
5.10.13.3 ARRAY COPY
5.10.13.4 MULTIPLE COPY
5.10.13.5 MIRROR COPY
5.10.13.6 OFFSET COPY
5.10.14 ROTATE
5.10.15 EXPLODE
5.10.16 RESIZE
5.10.17 BREAK
5.10.18 ADJUST IMAGE
5.10.18.1 SCALE
5.10.18.2 SCALE & ALIGN
5.10.18.3 REPAIR RECTANGLE
5.10.19 Z-ORDER
5.10.20 TRIM
5.10.21 EXTEND
5.10.22 CUT LASSO
5.10.23 TRIM SPRAYLINES
5.10.24 MOVE SIZES
5.10.25 CREATE WETTED RADII
5.10.26 CREATE SPRAYLINE OUTLETS
To create sprayline outlets:
5.10.27 CREATE SYMBOL
5.10.28 CONVERT TO ELEVATIONS
To convert to elevations:
5.10.29 CREATE LABELS
5.10.30 UPDATE LABELS
5.10.31 HIGHLIGHT ELEVATIONS
5.10.32 TRIM ELEVATIONS
5.10.33 SPRAYLINES TO TAPES
5.10.34 TAPES TO SPRAYLINES
5.10.35 SUBDIVISION TOOL
5.10.35.1 SLICES
5.10.35.2 CUTS
5.10.35.3 TOOL OPERATION
5.10.35.4 COMBINING SUB-AREAS
5.10.35.5 SUBDIVISION TOOL NOTES
5.10.36 OBJECT INFO
5.10.36.1 HYDRAULIC OBJECT INFO
5.10.36.2 DEBUG OBJECT INFO
5.10.37 INSERT OLE
5.10.38 CONNECT VALVES
5.10.38.1 CONNECTION PROPERTIES
5.11 DESIGN
5.11.1 DESIGN PARAMETERS
5.11.1.1 HYDRAULIC PARAMETERS
5.11.1.2 ECONOMIC PARAMETERS:
5.11.1.3 ANALYSIS PARAMETERS
5.11.2 CHECK OUTLET CONNECTIVITY
5.11.3 CLEAR CONNECTIVITY MARKS
5.11.4 ASSIGN ZONES TO SYSTEM FLOWS
5.11.5 ASSIGN ALL ZONES TO ONE SYSTEM FLOW
To assign all zones to one system flow:
5.11.6 ASSIGN EACH ZONE TO A UNIQUE SYSTEM FLOW
To assign each zone to a unique system flow:
5.11.7 OTHER MANAGEMENT OPTIONS
5.11.7.1 WATER SUPPLY TIMES
5.11.7.2 ZONE OPERATING TIMES
5.11.7.3 ASSIGN SYSTEM FLOWS TO ZONES
To assign system flows to zones:
5.11.8 INTERPOLATE ELEVATIONS
To interpolate elevations:
5.11.9 ZONE DESIGN CONFIGURATION
5.11.9.1 EDIT OPERATIONS
5.11.10 ZONE AND MAINLINE DESIGN
5.11.10.1 ANALYZE
5.11.10.2 LP DESIGN
5.11.10.3 VELOCITY DESIGN
5.11.10.4 DETAILED ANALYSIS
5.11.11 VALVE ANALYSIS
5.11.12 COMPUTER SELECTION OF FITTINGS
5.11.13 RISER SELECTION RULES
5.11.14 PIPE FITTING MATCHING TABLE
5.12 REPORTS
5.12.1.1 VIEWING AND PRINTING REPORTS
5.12.1.2 SETTING THE DEFAULT PRINTER
5.12.1.3 CUSTOMIZING REPORTS
5.12.1.4 VERSION 7 REPORTS
5.12.2 REPORTS SETTINGS
5.12.2.1 TEXT REPORTS
5.12.2.2 MIN / MAX PRESSURE INDICATORS
5.12.3 SHOW FLOW
5.12.4 VIEW ERRORS
5.12.5 3D DEM VIEW
5.12.5.1 OPERATION
5.12.6 SHOW ZONE PRESSURE LIMITS
5.12.6.1 ALL VALVES
5.12.6.2 SELECTED VALVES
5.12.6.3 CLEAR MARKERS
5.12.7 HYDRAULIC GRADELINE
5.12.7.1 MAINLINE GRADELINES
5.12.7.2 GRADELINE TOOLBAR
5.12.8 MANAGEMENT REPORTS
5.12.8.1 WATER REQUIREMENTS
5.12.8.2 SYSTEM FLOW REPORT
5.12.8.3 ZONE FLOW REPORT
5.12.9 ZONE DESIGN REPORTS
5.12.9.1 ZONE DESIGN SUMMARY
5.12.9.2 ZONE DESIGN SUM. (UNIFORMITY MULTI EMIT)
5.12.9.3 ZONE DESIGN SUMMARY (UNIFORMITY1 EMIT)
5.12.9.4 ZONE DESIGN PIPE REPORT
5.12.9.5 ZONE CV TABLE
5.12.9.6 ZONE CONTROL VALVE SUMMARY
5.12.9.7 ZONE DESIGN FULL
5.12.10 MAINLINE DESIGN REPORTS
5.12.10.1 MAINLINE SUMMARY REPORT
5.12.10.2 SYSTEM DUTY REPORT
5.12.10.3 MAINLINE DESIGN FULL
5.12.10.4 ML DESIGN PIPE REPORT – NODES
5.12.10.5 MAINLINE DESIGN PIPE REPORT
5.12.11 COSTING/BOM REPORTS
5.12.11.1 ZONE / MAINLINE SUMMARY
5.12.11.2 ZONE SUMMARY / MAINLINE BOM
5.12.11.3 ZONE / MAINLINE BOM
5.12.11.4 ZONE / MAINLINE DETAILED COSTING
5.12.11.5 INVENTORY BY W / H CODE
5.12.11.6 JUNCTION BOM
5.12.11.7 INVENTORY BY DESCRIPTION
5.12.11.8 DESIGN DETAILED COSTING
5.12.11.9 INVENTORY
5.12.11.10 BOM WITH COSTS
5.12.11.11 COSTING REPORT BY SUPPLIER
5.12.11.12 UNCONNECTED ITEMS
5.12.11.13 DESIGN SUMMARY COSTING
5.12.11.14 BOM BY SUPPLIER
5.12.11.15 BOM
5.12.12 MISCELLANEOUS COSTS
5.12.13 SUPPLIER CODE MULTIPLIERS
5.12.14 COSTING REPORTS OPTIONS
5.12.15 ZONE DESIGN REPORTS CONFIGURATION
5.12.16 MAINLINE DESIGN REPORTS CONFIGURATION
5.13 PLOT TEMPLATE
5.13.1 EDIT TEMPLATE
5.13.1.1 KEYWORDS
5.13.2 MAKE ACTIVE AREA
5.13.3 MAKE LEGEND
5.13.3.1 LEGEND DIALOG
5.13.4 MOVE FILLS TO BACK
5.13.5 SAVE TEMPLATE
5.14 USER TOOLS
5.14.1 CUSTOMIZE
5.15 HELP
5.15.1 RELEASE NOTES
5.15.2 HELP TOPICS
5.15.2.1 HTML HELP
5.15.2.2 HIDE / SHOW
5.15.2.3 BACK
5.15.2.4 PRINT
5.15.2.5 OPTIONS
5.15.2.6 WINHELP
5.15.3 IRRICAD ON THE WEB
5.15.4 ABOUT IRRICAD
6 Technical Reference
6.1 TECHNICAL SUPPORT, SALES AND TRAINING SERVICES
6.1.1 CONTACT DETAILS
6.1.1.1 USA, CANADA, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA:
6.1.1.2 AUSTRALIA:
6.1.1.3 MOROCCO & JORDAN:
6.1.1.4 NEW ZEALAND & THE REST OF THE WORLD:
6.2 APPENDIX A: IRRICAD LIMITS
6.3 APPENDIX B: DESIGN FILES
6.4 APPENDIX C: HAZEN-WILLIAMS C VALUES
6.5 APPENDIX D: DEFAULT DATABASE ORDER
6.6 APPENDIX E: AVAILABLE LINE TYPES
6.7 APPENDIX F: DESIGN TECHNICAL INFORMATION
6.7.1 USE OF ELEVATIONS IN DESIGN
6.7.2 ZERO FLOW PIPES
6.7.3 VALVE PRESSURE CALCULATION
6.7.4 PIPE DIAMETER SELECTION
6.7.5 HIGHLY LOOPED MAINLINES
6.8 APPENDIX G: FITTING SELECTION DETAILS
6.8.1 TWO PIPE JUNCTIONS
6.8.1.1 STRAIGHT CONNECTIONS
6.8.1.2 BENT CONNECTIONS
6.8.2 THREE-PIPE JUNCTIONS
6.8.2.1 TEE ORIENTATION
6.8.2.2 DIAMETER SELECTION
6.8.2.3 ADDITIONAL BENDS
6.8.2.4 STRAIGHT CONNECTIONS
6.8.3 FOUR-PIPE JUNCTIONS
6.8.3.1 CROSSES
6.8.3.2 TWO TEES
6.8.4 FIVE-PIPE JUNCTION
6.8.5 ANGLE TOLERANCE
6.8.6 FITTINGS FOR VALVE-UNDER-HEAD SYSTEMS
6.9 APPENDIX H: FORM OF THE EQUATIONS
6.10 APPENDIX I: KEYWORDS FOR LABELS AND PLOT TEMPLATES
6.10.1 LABEL KEYWORDS
6.10.2 PLOT TEMPLATE KEYWORDS
6.12 SCREEN MESSAGES
6.12.1 INTRODUCTION
6.12.2 IRRICAD FILE HANDLING MESSAGES
6.12.2.1 DIFFICULTY OPENING…FILE
6.12.2.2 DIFFICULTY READING…FILE
6.12.2.3 DIFFICULTY WRITING TO…FILE
6.12.3 SCREEN MESSAGES
7 Index
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