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  • WinSLAMMv10.2UsersGuide

    BatchEditor,CostAnalysis,preDevelopmentR noff Vol me Calc lation and Creating a ModelRunoffVolumeCalculationandCreatingaModel

    FilefromaDataFile

  • BatchEditor RunningaSetofFiles

  • Batch Editor

    The Batch Editor can be used to: Run a set of files at the same time Add or modify data in a set of files Add or modify data in a set of files Import a set of v9.4 dat files and update them

    to v10.to v10.

  • Batch Editor

    Select Run, then Set of Project Files to activate the Batch Editor routineactivate the Batch Editor routine.

  • Batch Editor

    Navigate to where the *.dat files or the *.mdb files are stored on your computer.

  • Batch Editor Running a Set of Files

    Select *.mdb or *.dat files. The model files located in the directory will appear in this window.

  • Batch Editor Running a Set of Files

    Double-click on an individual file to move one file over at a time, or select Add All Listed Files to Run List. This will move files over to the Run List. The st s o e es o e to t e u st efiles in the Run List are the files that will be run or modified through the Batch Changes.

  • Batch Editor Running a Set of Files

    Select Run Files in Run List to run the files in a group.

  • Batch Editor Running a Set of Files

    To compare several files against a No Management Condition model file, check the box next to First Files is Base Conditions. Then select Run Files in Run List. The program Co d t o s e se ect u es u st e p og awill calculate runoff volume and pollutant reduction percentages for each of the Management Conditions.

  • Batch Editor Running a Set of Files

    Select Run Files in Run List to run the files in a group.

  • Batch Editor Running a Set of Files

    To include cost data, check the box next to Include Cost Estimates then Select CostInclude Cost Estimates , then Select Cost Data File to load the file with the cost data for the stormwater control measures.

  • Batch Editor Running a Set of Files

    Once the model files have finished running, a message will appear.

  • Batch Editor Running a Set of Files

    The output can be viewed within the program by selecting View Output File, or by opening the Output e , o by ope g t eMDB_SetOutput.csv file in a program such as Microsoft Excel.

  • BatchEditor ModifyingaSetofFiles

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    To modify a set of files, add the files to be modified to the Run List. Then select .mdb File Batch Changes.C a ges

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    The tabs at the top of the form show the various characteristics d/ C t l D i th t b difi dand/or Control Devices that can be modified.

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    Only one variable can be modified at a time, unless an entire Control Device is being added to each model filebeing added to each model file.

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    To change a variable, select the tab where the variable is located, and then select the radio button next to the variable The data that can bebutton next to the variable. The data that can be modified will be highlighted. Either navigate to where the new file is located, or choose the new variablevariable.

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    For each change inFor each change in variable or each addition of a Control Device the user alsoDevice, the user also has the option to rename the new file.

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    The Site Description text inThe Site Description text in Current File Data can also be modified.

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    Once the modifications have been identified thenhave been identified, then select Process Files.

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    A note will appear stating the changes have been made. The new files will be stored in the same directory as the original files.

  • Depending on the

    Batch Editor Modifying a Set of FilesDepending on the Control Practice, some can be added and someadded and some can only be modified. Select the tab with the data to be modified or added. Then, select the radio button next to the desired choice. Add the requiredAdd the required data.When finished, select Processselect Process Files.

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    The soil type can be changed from one soil type toone soil type to another. Please note: if there are severalthere are several different soil types in a model file, they will all ybe changed to the selected soil type.

  • Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files

    When finished changing all the variables, select Exit.

  • BatchEditor Importing*.datFiles

  • Batch Editor Importing *.dat Files

    To update v9.4 files to v10, select the dat Files radial button, then navigate to where the v9 4 files are saved When the file names appear in the Current Directory selectthe v9.4 files are saved. When the file names appear in the Current Directory, select Add all Files to Run List. Then select Import dat Files.This will create v10 files in the same directory the v9 4 files were saved inThis will create v10 files in the same directory the v9.4 files were saved in.

    Note: Save a copy of the original v 9.4 files before updating to v10.File versions prior to v 9.4 need to be updated by v 9.4 prior to updating.

  • Batch Editor Importing *.dat Files

    After files are Imported, select Batch File Changes. Once inside the Batch File Change Editor, use the Current File Data tab to update all the files to the v10 parameter files.

    Files that need to be updated include: Runoff Coefficient file - *.rsv Particulate Solids Concentration file * pscx Particulate Solids Concentration file - *. pscx Pollutant Probability file - *.ppdx Particle Size Distribution File

    Th fil d t b d t d t ti th h th B t h EditThese files need to be updated one at a time through the Batch Editor

  • Batch Editor Importing *.dat Files

    Control Practices that cannot be imported include: Land Use Biofilters Land Use Grass Swales

    Wet Detention Ponds Upstream of Biofilters Wet Detention Ponds Upstream of BiofiltersThe Land Use and Source Area information will import, however the control practice data will need p , pto be re-entered.See the Help File (Alt F1) for more information.

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    Performing a cost analysis is a two stepPerformingacostanalysisisatwostepprocess.Thetwostepsare:

    1. Accessingthecostdatabycreatingoreditinga Cost Data FileaCostDataFile

    2. PerformacostanalysisbyapplyingtheCostD Fil M d l RDataFiletoModelRuns.

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    Th U t C t Fil th t th ill t l l tThe User can set up a Cost File that the program will use to calculate costs for the Control Devices. The costs will be calculated in tandem with the runoff and pollution calculations. The output will appear with the runoff and pollution resultsand pollution results.

    To Access Cost Data, go to the Tools, then Access Cost Data.

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    Fi l h C FilFirst, select the Cost File. The user must begin with a Cost File template. The template can be modifiedThe template can be modified through the Control Practice Cost Data Editor to reflect Site Specific costsSpecific costs. A template of default values is provided with the program.

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    The File Path, File Description, and Summary Data default values will appearSummary Data default values will appear once the Cost File Template is selected.

  • On the Summary Data tab, review the Cost Index Selection, Interest Rate,

    ControlPracticeCostAnalysisy , , ,

    Project Life, and Land Use Costs. The user can use the Pre-Determined Costs specified by the program or enter site specific data.

    Land Use Costs

    Interest Rate and

    Land Use Costs

    Interest Rate and Project Life

    Cost Index SelectionSelection

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    Once a Cost File Template is loaded, the user can access the various Control Practice Cost

    b E h C l D i P D i dtabs. Each Control Devices Pre-Determined Costs can be reviewed and modified, if necessary, to reflect the specific site.

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysisFor each Control Practice, select the Use Pre-Determined Costs or o eac Co t o act ce, se ect t e Use e ete ed Costs ouse User Defined Costs.

  • Wet Detention Pre-Determined Costs

    ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    Pre-Determined Cost Table

    Wet Detention Pre-Determined Costs

    Cost Table

    Pre-Determined Capital Cost Rangeg

  • Wet Detention User Defined Costs

    ControlPracticeCostAnalysisWet Detention User Defined Costs

    User-Defined Cost TableCost Table

    Total Unit Cost

    Maintenance Cost DataSediment Removal Costs

    per 1000 cubic feet

    - Sediment Removal Costs- Routine Maintenance Cost

    Land Area M ltiplierLand Area Multiplier

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    WinSLAMM can generate two types of cost output. The Capital, Land, and Maintenance Costs can be reported on:

    1. The Summary Tab of an individual WinSLAMM M d l RModel Run

    2. The Output File when you run a set of *.MDB files using the Batch Editorusing the Batch Editor

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    Enter the Cost File Name in the Current File Data formFile Data form

  • ControlPracticeCostAnalysis

    This shows the Cost Output on theThis shows the Cost Output on the Output Summary s