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What Can HydroCAD do that HMS can't?

What Can HydroCAD do that HMS can't?

What Can HydroCAD do that HMS can't?

Is the question I was asked when pitching HydroCAD to my boss.  Any input?  I wish HydroCAD had some kind of 30 day full version evaluation--the five node, one hour limitations make it a little difficult to get a feel for it on an overall project level.


RE: What Can HydroCAD do that HMS can't?

I can't think of any specific task.

I do, however, find HydroCAD infinitely easier to manipulate dynamically as you tweak a design, which yields a return in productive time usage.

But you are correct, this requires a large, complex project to demonstrate.  One with five nodes would probably be just as easy in any software.

Remember: The Chinese ideogram for “crisis” is comprised of the characters for “danger” and “opportunity.”

RE: What Can HydroCAD do that HMS can't?

It really is a matter of time savings and ease-of-use.  Please see the customer comments at www.hydrocad.net/comments.htm

To remove the time limit, you can get a full 5-node program for $195.  You can expand at any later time for the difference in cost.

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