Currently the product is falling between two stools; too slow and complex for small scale design (the calculation accuracy is nice but if the area of study is small enough to allow the designer individually connect all subcatchments the accuracies are not significant), not enough automation for largescale assessment.
1. Can you provide a file?
2. Not sure I follow this request as subcatchments are fully editable and can move.
3. Parcels, when exported via LandXML will import as Subbasins in SSA.
4. Have you used the watershed catchment command to capture the runoff area?
5. Can you email me more deal on this?
6. Nodes and links have to be seperate for calculations. Can you provide a little more detail?
7. I need more detail on this workflow. If you create a link, you can draw your pipes from node to node without the RMC.
9. Great suggestion. The GIS Wizard brings SHP in and out.
10. I would to get your wishes and workflows.
Please feel free to contact me at matt dot anderson at autodesk dot com.
I'm just reading your previous post. Maybe you could assist me with
a problem I'm having with the import of STM files from SSA back into
The design data is contained in the STM file, but Civil 3D doesn't use them.
As it stands, our clients need to enter the design data manually into
the pipe properties in Civil 3D, in order to show them in pipe profiles.
Exporting profiles from SSA to DWG and inserting them as a block
in Civil 3D is another option, but this way we can't use the plan production
tools in Civil 3D.
Is there perhaps a solution to this problem?
Application Engineer - Civil / Structural
I am not sure why I missed your post back in November, so I apologize for not responding.
The STM file does hold some design data. At this point, Civil 3d holds onto that design data for the round trip to either SSA or Hydraflow. AutoCAD Civil 3d 2011 does show HGL, EGL, and it does have a place for Flow Data. This flow data value isnt pipe flow data, but it can be used to show those values.
Can you provide me some example plans that your clients prepare?
Feel free to email me at matt dot anderson at autodesk.com
Still no way to import inlets/gullies from .shp :-)
Can you take a look at the file below and see why the subcatchments won't connect to the nodes (drainage node name in "TAG" column)