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1.1 What Is WaterCAD?
1.2 What's New in WaterCAD v5.0?
1.2.1 New in v4.5
1.3 Installation, Upgrades, and Updates
1.3.1 Minimum System Requirements
1.3.2 Installing Haestad Methods' Products
1.3.3 Uninstalling Haestad Methods' Products
1.3.4 Troubleshooting Setup or Uninstall
1.3.5 Software Registration
1.3.7 Globe Button
1.3.8 Network Licensing
1.4 Learning WaterCAD
1.4.1 WaterCAD Documentation
1.4.2 How to Use Help
1.4.3 How Do I?
1.4.6 Tutorials
1.4.7 Sample Projects
1.4.8 Haestad Methods' Workshops
1.5 Contacting Haestad Methods
1.5.2 Technical Support
1.5.3 Your Suggestions Count
1.5.4 How to Contact Us
2.2 Main Window Components
2.2.1 Stand-Alone Mode, AutoCAD Mode
2.2.2 WaterCAD Main Window
2.2.3 Drawing Pane
2.2.4 Status Bar
2.2.6 Command Line
2.3 WaterCAD Menus
2.3.1 WaterCAD Menus
2.3.2 File Menu
2.3.3 Edit Menu
2.3.4 Analysis Menu
2.3.5 View Menu
2.3.6 Draw Menu (in AutoCAD Mode Only)
2.3.7 Tools Menu
2.3.8 Report Menu
2.3.9 Help Menu
2.4 WaterCAD Toolbars
2.4.1 Toolbar Button Summaries
2.4.2 Tool Pane Summary
2.4.3 The Tool Palette
2.4.4 Analysis Toolbar
2.4.5 Animation Options
2.4.6 Other Toolbar Buttons
2.5 The Status Bar
2.5.1 Status Bar Contents
2.5.2 General Status Information
2.5.3 File Status
2.5.4 Unit System Status
2.5.5 DXF Background Status
2.5.6 Cursor Location
2.5.7 Calculation Results Status
3.1 Overview
3.2 Lesson 1 - Constructing a Network and Performing a Steady-State Analysis
3.3 Lesson 2 - Extended Period Simulation
3.4 Lesson 3 - Scenario Management
3.5 Lesson 4 - Reporting Results
3.6 Lesson 5 - Automated Fire Flow Analysis
3.7 Lesson 6 - Water Quality Analysis
3.8 Lesson 7 - Working with Data from External Sources
4.4.3 Drawing Options
4.5 FlexUnits
4.5.6 Minimum and Maximum Allowed Value
5.2.2 Working with Network Elements Within the Graphical Editor
5.2.4 Changing the Pipe Layout Tool to Insert a Different Type of Node
5.8.2 Moving Element Labels and Annotation
6.2 Element Editors
6.2.1 Using Element Editors
6.2.2 Pressure Pipe Editor
6.2.3 Pressure Junction Editor
6.2.4 Tank Editor
6.2.5 Reservoir Editor
6.2.6 Pump Editor
6.2.7 Valve Editor
6.3 Element Editors' Tabs
6.3.1 General Tab
6.3.2 Demand Tab
6.3.3 Section Tab
6.3.4 Controls Tab
6.3.5 Quality Tab
6.3.6 Fire Flow Tab
6.3.7 Capital Cost Tab
6.3.8 User Data Tab
6.3.9 Messages Tab
6.3.11 Energy Tab
6.4 Prototypes
6.4.1 Prototypes
6.5 User Data Extension
6.5.1 User Data Extensions
6.5.2 User Data Extension Dialog
6.6 Zone Manager
6.6.1 Zone Manager
6.6.2 Zone Dialog
7.1 Tabular Reporting Overview
7.2 Table Manager
7.2.1 Table Manager
7.2.2 Creating New Tables
7.2.3 Editing Tables
7.2.4 Duplicating Tables
7.2.5 Deleting Tables
7.2.6 Renaming Tables
7.2.7 Resetting Tables
7.3 Table Setup Dialog
7.3.1 Table Setup Dialog
7.3.2 Table Type
7.3.3 Available Table Columns
7.3.4 Selected Table Columns
7.3.5 Table Manipulation Buttons
7.3.6 Allow Duplicate Columns
7.4 Table Window
7.4.1 The Table Window
7.4.2 Editing Tables
7.4.3 Sorting/Filtering Tables
7.4.4 Table Customization
8.2.6 Demand Alternative
8.2.7 Initial Settings Alternative
8.2.8 Operational Alternative
8.2.9 Logical Control Set Alternative
8.2.10 Age Alternative
8.2.11 Constituent Alternative
8.2.12 Trace Alternative
8.2.13 Fire Flow Alternative
8.2.14 Capital Cost Alternative
8.2.15 User Data Alternative
8.2.16 Energy Cost Alternative
8.3 Scenarios
8.3.1 Scenarios
8.3.2 Scenario Selection
8.3.3 Editing Scenarios
8.3.4 Scenario Manager
8.3.5 Scenario Wizard
8.3.6 Scenario Editor
9.1 Overview
9.2 Steady-State/Extended Period Simulation
9.3 Optional Analysis
9.4 Global Demand and Roughness Adjustments
9.5 Check Data/Validate
9.6 Calculate Network
9.7 Flow Emitters
9.8 Fire Flow Analysis
9.8.1 Fire Flow Analysis
9.8.2 Fire Flow Results
9.8.3 Not getting Fire Flow at a Junction Node
9.8.4 Manual Fire Flow Scenarios
9.9 Water Quality Analysis
9.9.1 Age Analysis
9.9.2 Constituent Analysis
9.9.3 Trace Analysis
9.10 Calculation Options
9.10.1 Calculation Options
9.10.2 Hydraulic Analysis Options
9.10.3 Water Quality Analysis Options
9.11 Patterns
9.11.1 Patterns
9.11.2 Pattern Manager
9.11.3 Pattern Editor
9.11.4 Importing Patterns
9.12 Logical Controls
9.12.1 Logical Controls Overview
9.12.2 Creating a new Logical Control
9.12.3 Logical Controls Operation
9.12.4 Logical Control Manager
9.12.5 Control Dialogs
9.12.6 Condition Dialogs
9.12.7 Action Dialogs
9.12.8 Finding Controls and Control Components
9.12.9 Logical Control Sets
9.13 Active Topology
9.13.1 Active Topology
9.13.2 Active Topology Selection Dialog
10.1 Darwin Calibration Overview
10.2 Darwin Calibrator
10.2.1 Darwin Calibrator
10.2.2 New Calibration
10.2.3 Optimized Calibration
10.2.4 Manual Calibration
10.2.5 Calibrations
10.2.6 Calibration Solutions
10.2.7 Calibration Export to Scenario Dialog
10.2.8 GA-Optimized Calibration Tips
10.2.9 Calibration Results Statistics
10.3 Field Data Sets
10.3.1 Field Data Set Dialog
10.3.2 Field Data Sets Dialog
10.3.3 New Field Data Set
10.3.4 Field Data Observation Dialog
10.3.5 Entering Fire Flow Test Results
10.3.6 Select Element
10.3.7 Field Data Import
10.4 Adjustment Groups
10.4.1 New Adjustment Group Dialog
10.4.2 Rename Adjustment Group Dialog
10.4.3 Calibration Groups
10.4.4 Calibration Adjustment Groups Dialog
10.4.5 Selection Set Dialog
10.5 Calibration Options
10.5.1 Calibration Options
10.5.2 Optimized Calibration Advanced Options
10.5.3 Calibration Options Formulae
11.1 Overview
11.2 Capital Cost Manager
11.2.1 Capital Cost Manager
11.2.2 Capital Cost Manager - Button Section
11.2.3 Capital Cost Manager - Center Pane
11.2.4 Capital Cost Manager - Left Pane
11.2.5 System Cost Adjustments Table
11.2.6 Active Cost Scenarios
11.3 Energy Cost Manager
11.3.1 Energy Cost Analysis
11.3.2 Energy Cost Manager
11.3.3 Energy Pricing Manager
11.3.4 Energy Pricing Editor
11.4 Cost Alternatives Manager
11.4.1 Capital Cost Alternatives Manager
11.5 Unit Cost Functions
11.5.1 Unit Cost Functions
11.5.2 Unit Cost Functions Manager
11.5.3 New Unit Cost Functions Dialog
11.5.4 Unit Cost Function Notes
11.5.5 Tabular Unit Cost Function
Tabular Unit Cost Function
11.5.6 Formula Unit Cost Function
11.6 Cost Reports
11.6.1 Cost Reports
11.6.2 Element Detailed Cost Report
11.6.3 Project Detailed Cost Report
11.6.4 Project Element Summary Cost Report
11.6.5 Project Summary Cost Report
11.6.6 Pipe Costs Report
11.6.7 Cost Warnings Report
12.2 Element Annotation
12.2.1 Element Annotation
12.2.2 Attribute Annotation Dialog
12.2.3 The Annotation Wizard
12.3 Color Coding
12.3.1 Color Coding
12.3.2 Color Coding Dialog
12.4.1 Predefined Reports
12.4.2 Element Details Report
12.4.3 Element Results Report
12.4.4 Tabular Reports
12.4.5 Scenario Summary Report
12.4.6 Project Inventory Report
12.4.7 Calculation Results Table
12.4.8 Plan View Report
12.4.9 Calculation / Problem Summary Report
12.4.10 Contour Plan View
12.4.11 Totalizing Flow Meters
12.4.12 Tabular Report Window
12.4.13 System Head Curve Dialog
12.5 Graphs
12.5.1 Pump Curve
12.5.2 Tank Storage Curve
12.5.3 Junction Demand Graph
12.5.4 Pattern Graph and Report
12.5.5 Plotting a Variable vs Time
12.6 Contours
12.6.1 Contour Map Manager
12.6.2 Contour Plot
12.6.3 Contour Smoothing
12.6.4 Enhanced Pressure Contours
12.6.5 Contour Labeling
12.6.6 Spot Elevations
12.7 Profile
12.7.1 Profile
12.7.2 Profile Setup
12.7.3 Profile Plot
12.7.4 Export Profiles (in AutoCAD Mode)
12.7.5 Walk
12.7.6 Walk Selection
12.8 Scenario Comparison
12.8.1 Scenario Comparison
12.8.2 Annotation Comparison Wizard
12.8.3 Scenario Comparison Window
12.9 Graphic Annotation
12.9.1 Graphic Annotation
12.9.2 Legend
12.10 Preview Windows
12.10.1 Plot Window
12.10.2 Print Preview Window
12.10.3 Graph Options
12.11 Status Log
12.11.1 Status Log
13.1 Engineering Libraries Overview
13.2 Engineering Library Manager
13.2.1 Engineering Library Manager
13.2.2 WaterCAD Engineering Library Modules
13.2.3 Engineering Library Editor
13.2.4 Material Properties
13.2.5 Minor Loss Properties
13.2.6 Liquid Properties
13.2.7 Constituent Properties
14.1 Overview
14.2 Database Connections
14.2.1 Database Connection Manager
14.2.2 Standard Database Import/Export
14.2.3 Database Connection Editor
14.2.4 ODBC
14.2.5 Sharing Database Connections between Projects
14.2.6 Database Connection Example
14.3 Shapefile Connections
14.3.1 Shapefile Connection Manager
14.3.2 Shapefile Connection Editor
14.3.3 Shapefile Link Wizard
14.3.4 Import Shapefile Wizard
14.3.5 Export Shapefile Wizard
14.3.6 Sharing Shapefile Connections between Projects
Sharing Shapefile Connections between Projects
14.3.7 Shapefile Format
14.3.8 Shapefile Connection Example
15.1 AutoCAD Polyline to Pipe Conversion
15.1.1 Polyline to Pipe Conversion Overview
15.1.2 Converting your Drawing in Multiple Passes
15.1.3 Polyline to Pipe Wizard
15.2 Import/Export of DXF Files
15.2.1 Import a DXF from AutoCAD or MicroStation
15.2.2 Exporting a DXF file
15.2.3 Redefining WaterCAD Blocks in AutoCAD
15.2.4 Advanced DXF Import Techniques
16.1 Overview
16.2 AutoCAD Environment
16.2.1 AutoCAD Mode Graphical Layout
16.2.2 Toolbars
16.2.3 Drawing Setup
16.2.4 Symbol Visibility
16.2.5 Rebuild Figure Labels
16.3 AutoCAD Project Files
16.3.1 AutoCAD Project Files
16.3.2 Drawing Synchronization
16.3.3 Saving the Drawing as Drawing*.dwg
16.4 WaterCAD Element Properties
16.4.1 Element Properties
16.4.2 Select Layer
16.4.3 Select Text Style
16.5 Working with Elements
16.5.1 Edit Element
16.5.2 Deleting Elements
16.5.3 Modifying Elements
16.6 Working with Elements Using AutoCAD Commands
16.6.1 WaterCAD Custom AutoCAD Entities
16.6.2 AutoCAD Commands
16.6.3 Explode Elements
16.6.4 Moving Elements
16.6.5 Moving Element Labels
16.6.6 Snap Menu
16.7 Undo / Redo
16.7.1 Undo / Redo Operations in AutoCAD
16.8 Converting Native AutoCAD Entities to WaterCAD Elements
16.8.1 Converting Native AutoCAD Entities
16.8.2 Layout Pipe Using Entity
16.8.3 Change AutoCAD Entities to Pipes
16.9 Special Considerations
16.9.1 Import WaterCAD
16.9.2 Working with Proxies
A.1. Overview: "How Do I"
A.2. Import/Export Tips
A.2.1. Import/Export Tips
A.2.2. Importing Data from Previous WaterCAD/Cybernet Versions
A.2.3. Transitioning from Cybernet v2
A.2.4. Importing EPANET Files
A.2.5. Importing KYpipe Data
A.2.6. Importing Spot Elevations
A.2.7. Exporting Spot Elevations
A.2.8. Importing Database and Shapefile data created with WaterCAD v3
A.3. Modeling Tips
A.3.1. Modeling Tips
A.3.2. Modeling a Hydropneumatic Tank
A.3.3. Modeling a Pumped Groundwater Well
A.3.4. Modeling Parallel Pipes
A.3.5. Modeling Pumps in Parallel and Series
A.3.6. Modeling Hydraulically Close Tanks
A.3.7. Modeling Fire Hydrants
A.3.8. Modeling a Connection to an Existing Water Main
A.3.9. Top Feed/Bottom Gravity Discharge Tank
A.3.10. Estimating Hydrant Discharge Using Flow Emitters
A.3.11. Modeling Variable Speed Pumps
A.3.12. Creating Scenarios to Model "What If?" Situations
A.3.13. How Do I Access the Haestad Methods Knowledge Base?
A.3.14. Darwin Calibrator Troubleshooting Tips
A.4. Display Tips
A.4.1. Display Tips
A.4.2. How Do I Change Units in a Column?
A.4.3. How Do I Control Element and Label Sizing?
A.4.4. How Do I Color Code Elements?
A.4.6. How Do I Reuse Deleted Element Labels?
A.5. Editing Tips
A.5.1. Editing Tips
A.5.2. Mouse Tips
A.5.3. Laying out a Pipe as a Multi-segmented Polyline
A.5.4. Changing a Pipe into a Multi-segmented Polyline
B.1. Overview
B.2. Pressure Network Hydraulics
B.2.1. Network Hydraulics Theory
B.2.2. The Energy Principle
B.2.3. The Energy Equation
B.2.4. Hydraulic and Energy Grades
B.2.5. Conservation of Mass and Energy
B.2.6. The Gradient Algorithm
B.2.7. Derivation of the Gradient Algorithm
B.2.8. The Linear System Equation Solver
B.2.9. Pump Theory
B.2.10. Pump Type
B.2.11. Valve Theory
B.3. Friction and Minor Losses
B.3.1. Friction Loss Methods
B.3.2. Minor Losses
B.4. Water Quality Analysis
B.4.1. Water Quality Theory
B.5. Engineer's Reference
B.5.1. Engineer's Reference
B.5.2. Roughness Values - Manning's Equation
B.5.3. Roughness Values - Darcy-Weisbach Equation (Colebrook-White)
B.5.4. Roughness Values, Hazen-Williams Formula
B.5.5. Typical Roughness Values for Pressure Pipes
B.5.6. Fitting Loss Coefficients
B.6. Genetic Algorithms Methodology
B.6.1. Darwin Calibrator Methodology
B.7. Energy Cost Theory
B.7.1. Energy Cost Theory
B.8. Variable Speed Pump Theory
B.8.1. Variable Speed Pump Theory
C.1. Overview
C.2. About this Guide
C.3. Before Haestad Methods: Distributed Scenarios
C.4. With Haestad Methods: Self-Contained Scenarios
C.5. The Scenario Cycle
C.6. Scenario Anatomy: Attributes and Alternatives
C.7. A Familiar Parallel
C.8. Scenario Behavior: Inheritance
C.9. Overriding Inheritance
C.10. Dynamic Inheritance
C.11. When are Values Local, and When are They Inherited?
C.12. Minimizing Effort through Attribute Inheritance
C.13. Minimizing Effort through Scenario Inheritance
C.14. A Water Distribution Example
C.15. Building the Model (Average Day Conditions)
C.16. Analyzing Different Demands (Maximum Day Conditions)
C.17. Another Set of Demands (Peak Hour Conditions)
C.18. Correcting an Error
C.19. Analyzing Improvement Suggestions
C.20. Finalizing the Project
C.21. Summary
C.22. Conclusion
D.1. Capital Cost Estimating Basics
D.2. Entering Data for Multiple Elements
D.3. Unit Cost Functions
D.3.1. Formula Cost Functions
D.3.2. Tabular Cost Functions
D.3.3. Numeric Variables Text Variables
D.3.4. Complex Pipe Elements
D.4. Building Cost Scenarios
D.5. Viewing Cost Results
D.6. Assigning Costs to Model Elements
D.6.1. Assigning Costs to Model Elements
D.6.2. Pipe Costs
D.6.3. Node Costs
D.6.4. Pump Station Costs
E.4.1. Training and Certification
E.5. Internet Resources
E.5.1. Internet Resources
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