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Friday, November 17, 2023

🌐 Employing SWMM Networks within InfoWorks ICM. 🌐

Employing SWMM Networks within InfoWorks ICM. 🌐

Embarking on the Digital Odyssey: Setting up SWMM Networks in InfoWorks ICM πŸš€ In this digital era, akin to an interstellar journey, the first milestone is to incorporate a SWMM network into the database, akin to discovering a new galaxy through the Explorer window. Then, unveil this newly added SWMM network on the GeoPlan, much like unveiling a cosmic map. 🌌

Crafting the Digital Cosmos: Data Addition and Model Parameterization 🌟 As one crafts constellations in the sky, data is artfully added to the network. The process resembles aligning stars, where various options for model parameters are set - a crucial step much like aligning planets in a solar system. Pay particular attention to ensuring that network flow units and force main equations are correctly aligned. 🌠

The Galactic Network: Adding Objects and Defining Events πŸ›°️ Just as a galaxy is composed of diverse celestial bodies, the SWMM network is built with various objects - nodes, links, subcatchments, points, and polygons. These can be added through different methods, reflecting the diverse ways celestial objects form in the universe. Additionally, time-varying event data, the pulsars of our network, need to be specified, lending dynamic variability to our model. 🌍

Intertwining Fates: Linking Rainfall Events and Regulator Structures 🌧️ In the tapestry of our network galaxy, rainfall events act as nebulae, shaping the formation of our network. Ensure these are linked to the applicable network objects. Similarly, if regulator structures are the black holes of our system, define their control rules meticulously using the Control Rule Editor. 🌦️

The Snowy Comets: Specifying Snow Parameters ❄️ If your simulation orbits around modeling snow melt, do not forget to specify the snow parameters, akin to tracking comets in your cosmic model. 🌬️

The Dimensional Dance: Inclusion of 2D Simulations 🌈 For those daring to explore further dimensions, include a 2D simulation alongside the 1D one. This requires the creation of a 2D mesh, a step akin to unfolding the fabric of space-time. πŸŒ€

Final Preparations: Validation and Simulation Settings πŸ› ️ Before launching this cosmic odyssey, validate the network. Correct any errors, much like fixing a spacecraft before a launch. Finally, set the parameters for your SWMM Run and embark on this digital journey. πŸš€

The Journey's Fruit: Running Simulations and Harvesting Data 🌍 With dynamic wave routing at the heart of these simulations, akin to the pulsating core of a star, run your simulations. Then, observe the results, much like an astronomer gazing upon the outcomes of cosmic events. πŸ“Š

In this journey through the digital cosmos of SWMM Networks in InfoWorks ICM, we see a parallel to exploring the vast, mysterious universe. Each step, from setting up the network to running simulations, is akin to navigating through the endless expanse of space, uncovering the secrets held within our own created digital universe. πŸŒŒπŸ”­

Emoji EPANET2.2 Reference Table

  Author(s) Year Title Emoji Bhave 1991 Analysis of Flow in Water Distribution Networks πŸ“˜ Clark, R.M. 1998 Chlorine demand and Trihalometha...