×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Modeling drainage subarea CN with split pervious and impervious areas in HydroCAD

Modeling drainage subarea CN with split pervious and impervious areas in HydroCAD

Modeling drainage subarea CN with split pervious and impervious areas in HydroCAD

(OP)
I am computing peak runoff from a development site using HydroCAD. The New Jersey code has the following requirement

"In computing stormwater runoff from all design storms, the design engineer shall
consider the relative stormwater runoff rates and/or volumes of pervious and
impervious surfaces separately to accurately compute the rates and volume of
stormwater runoff from the site."

I see, there is an option in hydroCAD to do just that
settings -> calculations -> Advanced - > Calculated separate Pervious/Impervious runoff (SBUH weighting)

But it seems like this option is tied to Santa Barabara Unit Hydrograph

Can I use this option, even when I am using a Delmarva Hydrograph?

RE: Modeling drainage subarea CN with split pervious and impervious areas in HydroCAD

Yes. Although this option is required for proper evaluation of the SBUH runoff procedure, it can also be used with the SCS/NRCS method. For further details see www.hydrocad.net/impervious.htm

Note: SBUH = Santa Barbara Urban Hydrograph, not Unit Hydrograph. SBUH does not employ a UH at all.

Peter Smart
HydroCAD Software
www.hydrocad.net

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Resources

Low-Volume Rapid Injection Molding With 3D Printed Molds
Learn methods and guidelines for using stereolithography (SLA) 3D printed molds in the injection molding process to lower costs and lead time. Discover how this hybrid manufacturing process enables on-demand mold fabrication to quickly produce small batches of thermoplastic parts. Download Now
Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM)
Examine how the principles of DfAM upend many of the long-standing rules around manufacturability - allowing engineers and designers to place a part’s function at the center of their design considerations. Download Now
Taking Control of Engineering Documents
This ebook covers tips for creating and managing workflows, security best practices and protection of intellectual property, Cloud vs. on-premise software solutions, CAD file management, compliance, and more. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close