Interactive Workshops June 2017 – Introduction to Irrigation

Cover ImageVectorworks has had irrigation tools for some time. In the past, the problem was that the irrigation tools were not suitable for real-world irrigation design.

The new irrigation tools are designed to address these challenges. There are several parts to the suite of irrigation tools. You have to choose the appropriate tool for the job that you want complete.

You can create hydrozones, irrigation outlets, water main lines, drip zones, etc. Each of these has a different tool to control the specifics. You can create an irrigation network that knows the the total water flow of the network, the water flow down each branch of the network, and the required pressure for each outlet.

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SST_1706 – Irrigation

Cover ImageVectorworks has had irrigation tools for some time. In the past, the problem was that the irrigation tools were not suitable for real-world irrigation design.

The new irrigation tools are designed to address these challenges. There are several parts to the suite of irrigation tools. You have to choose the appropriate tool for the job that you want complete.

You can create hydrozones, irrigation outlets, water main lines, drip zones, etc. Each of these has a different tool for controlling the specifics. You can create an irrigation network that knows the the total water flow of the network, the water flow down each branch of the network, and the required pressure for each outlet.

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cadmovie457 – Irrigation Tools Part 11

Irrigation Pipe Work. The Landmark tool set has an Irrigation Line tool, but if you do not have Landmark, what can you do? The answer is to use a polygon, polyline or standard line tool, and assign these to a special class. We can use the class to control the graphic style, and we can also use the class to quantify the lines to give us overall lengths. If you use a class for each pipe size, you can qualify each type of pipe.

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