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Modeling CULTEC Chambers in HydroCAD - Using the Chamber Wizard

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Free HydroCAD CULTEC Edition available

NOTE: The free HydroCAD CULTEC edition is intended for designers and engineers specifying CULTEC stormwater systems on a regular basis. For students and all other individuals, please use the free HydroCAD Sampler located on HydroCAD's website. click here

Engineers and Designers:

To download a Free HydroCAD CULTEC Edition Build 2 (only CULTEC chambers) click here

CULTEC is pleased to offer the special HydroCAD CULTEC Edition to it's customers absolutely free of charge. With the CULTEC Edition you can construct basic watershed models of up to 5-nodes, including complete storage, runoff, and routing calculations using CULTEC chambers. 

Note: Since the CULTEC Edition will replace any previous HydroCAD installation on your PC, existing HydroCAD users should generally obtain a version update in order to retain all the capabilities of their existing software.
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Steps for Using the HydroCAD Chamber Wizard
The chamber wizard is a revolutionary tool for doing underground storage layout and modeling. In just a few steps you can layout a complete drainage field and create the storage elements used by HydroCAD to perform the actual hydrograph routing calculations.

Step 1:

 

Select a chamber from the library  

Step 2:

 

Set the chamber spacing, bedding and cover. Or just check a box to automatically use the manufacturer's recommended parameters.

Step 3: 

 

Adjust the number of chambers until you achieve the desired layout and overall storage. As you adjust any of the parameters, the storage analysis and layout sketch are instantly updated:

Chamber Wizard


The wizard can even be used to calculate the total system cost. Just enter your costs for the chamber, excavation, and stone, and everything instantly appears in the report. You can also include additional materials or comments, so that the final report contains all the relevant information.

When you save the wizard, HydroCAD automatically creates the appropriate storage definitions for the stone and embedded chambers. To perform a complete hydrograph routing, just add your outlet devices and inflow hydrograph!

Chamber Wizard

For further details please read about pond calculations, pond storage, and underground storage chambers at www.hydrocad.net
 

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