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Does WaterGEMS and WaterCAD report pressures as gauge pressure or absolute pressure?

Product(s): WaterGEMS, WaterCAD
Version(s): 10.00.xx.xx, 08.11.xx.xx
Area: Modeling

Problem

Does WaterGEMS and WaterCAD report pressures as gauge pressure or absolute pressure?

Problem ID#: 81672

Solution

The pressures used in WaterGEMS and WaterCAD are gauge pressures. The exception to this is the pressure inputted in the gas law used in hydropneumatic tanks, since the gas law uses absolute pressure.

See Also

How does the gas law model work in a hydropneumatic tank in WaterGEMS or WaterCAD? 

  • Created by Bentley Colleague
  • When: Mon, Aug 31 2015 4:51 PM
  • Last revision by Bentley Colleague
  • When: Wed, Apr 12 2017 3:28 PM
  • Revisions: 2
  • Comments: 0
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