The average velocity appears to be larger than the velocity in and out of the conduit.

Applies To 
Product(s): StormCAD, SewerCAD
Version(s): 10.00.xx.xx, 08.11.xx.xx
Area:  Calculations
Original Author: Scott Kampa, Bentley Technical Support Group

Problem

The average velocity appears to be larger than the velocity in and out of the conduit. Why is this?

Problem ID#: 47008

Solution

StormCAD and SewerCAD have different methods for calculating the average velocity. Details on the different methods can be found in the Help documentation and this link.

To change the average velocity, open the Calculation Options properties. Under the Hydraulics section is an item called Average Velocity Method. Change this to the
method best suited for your analysis.

See Also

What are the different velocity methods used in SewerCAD and StormCAD?

  • Created by Bentley Colleague
  • When: Tue, Jul 28 2015 4:22 PM
  • Last revision by Bentley Colleague
  • When: Tue, May 16 2017 11:03 AM
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