Using Terrain Models for More Accurate Cover in Automated Design

In storm and sewer systems with hilly terrain, depth of cover may vary significantly over the length of a pipe. Did you know that the CONNECT Edition of Bentley's OpenFlows storm and sewer products can use Terrain Models to capture more accurate change in cover along pipes, and consider it during Automated Design? This helps ensure that your cover constraints are met not just at the pipe ends, but along the entire pipe length. Watch the below short demonstration to see how.

Applicable Products: SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD, CivilStorm: CONNECT Edition

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Douglas Miranda
Bentley Systems, Inc.

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Using Downstream Trace and Digital Terrain Models

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