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<ul><li><p>WinSLAMMv10.2UsersGuide</p><p>BatchEditor,CostAnalysis,preDevelopmentR noff Vol me Calc lation and Creating a ModelRunoffVolumeCalculationandCreatingaModel</p><p>FilefromaDataFile</p></li><li><p>BatchEditor RunningaSetofFiles</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor</p><p>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 </p><p>to v10.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor</p><p>Select Run, then Set of Project Files to activate the Batch Editor routineactivate the Batch Editor routine.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor</p><p>Navigate to where the *.dat files or the *.mdb files are stored on your computer.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Running a Set of Files</p><p>Select *.mdb or *.dat files. The model files located in the directory will appear in this window. </p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Running a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Running a Set of Files</p><p>Select Run Files in Run List to run the files in a group.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Running a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Running a Set of Files</p><p>Select Run Files in Run List to run the files in a group.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Running a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Running a Set of Files</p><p>Once the model files have finished running, a message will appear.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Running a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>BatchEditor ModifyingaSetofFiles</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>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</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>The Site Description text inThe Site Description text in Current File Data can also be modified.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>Once the modifications have been identified thenhave been identified, then select Process Files.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>A note will appear stating the changes have been made. The new files will be stored in the same directory as the original files.</p></li><li><p>Depending on the</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Modifying a Set of Files</p><p>When finished changing all the variables, select Exit.</p></li><li><p>BatchEditor Importing*.datFiles</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Importing *.dat Files</p><p>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.</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Importing *.dat Files</p><p>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. </p><p>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</p><p>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</p></li><li><p>Batch Editor Importing *.dat Files</p><p>Control Practices that cannot be imported include: Land Use Biofilters Land Use Grass Swales</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>Performing a cost analysis is a two stepPerformingacostanalysisisatwostepprocess.Thetwostepsare:</p><p>1. Accessingthecostdatabycreatingoreditinga Cost Data FileaCostDataFile</p><p>2. PerformacostanalysisbyapplyingtheCostD Fil M d l RDataFiletoModelRuns.</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>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.</p><p>To Access Cost Data, go to the Tools, then Access Cost Data.</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>The File Path, File Description, and Summary Data default values will appearSummary Data default values will appear once the Cost File Template is selected.</p></li><li><p>On the Summary Data tab, review the Cost Index Selection, Interest Rate, </p><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysisy , , ,</p><p>Project Life, and Land Use Costs. The user can use the Pre-Determined Costs specified by the program or enter site specific data.</p><p>Land Use Costs</p><p>Interest Rate and</p><p>Land Use Costs</p><p>Interest Rate and Project Life</p><p>Cost Index SelectionSelection</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>Once a Cost File Template is loaded, the user can access the various Control Practice Cost </p><p>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.</p></li><li><p>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.</p></li><li><p>Wet Detention Pre-Determined Costs</p><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>Pre-Determined Cost Table</p><p>Wet Detention Pre-Determined Costs</p><p>Cost Table</p><p>Pre-Determined Capital Cost Rangeg</p></li><li><p>Wet Detention User Defined Costs</p><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysisWet Detention User Defined Costs</p><p>User-Defined Cost TableCost Table</p><p>Total Unit Cost</p><p>Maintenance Cost DataSediment Removal Costs</p><p>per 1000 cubic feet</p><p>- Sediment Removal Costs- Routine Maintenance Cost</p><p>Land Area M ltiplierLand Area Multiplier</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>WinSLAMM can generate two types of cost output. The Capital, Land, and Maintenance Costs can be reported on:</p><p>1. The Summary Tab of an individual WinSLAMM M d l RModel Run</p><p>2. The Output File when you run a set of *.MDB files using the Batch Editorusing the Batch Editor</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>Enter the Cost File Name in the Current File Data formFile Data form</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>This shows the Cost Output on theThis shows the Cost Output on the Output Summary screen for an individual model run.</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysis</p><p>The User can also enter the Cost File by checking the box and pressing the Select Cost Data File Window in the Batch Editor.</p></li><li><p>ControlPracticeCostAnalysisThe output with Cost Data can be viewed through the program, or the *.csv file can be loaded into a program such as Microsoft Excel.</p><p>Cost Output for each model filep</p></li><li><p>PreDevelopment Runoff QuantitiesPre DevelopmentRunoffQuantities</p><p>The program can calculate Pre Development RunoffTheprogramcancalculatePreDevelopmentRunoffQuantitiesbasedonNRCScurvenumbermethodology.Runoffiscalculatedforeachraingyevent.Thisdataisprovidedforinformationpurposesonly;themodelusesSmallStormHydrologyinitsrunoffvolumescalculations.</p></li><li><p>PreDevelopmentRunoffQuantities</p><p>Select Tools then Pre Development RunoffSelect Tools , then Pre-Development Runoff Volume to open the form.</p></li><li><p>PreDevelopmentRunoffQuantities</p><p>Enter a Description, the Area in acres, and CN value for each of the land use or source area type that you want to calculatesource area type that you want to calculate the pre-development runoff for. </p><p>Note: The program does not use this data to calculate runoff volumes for pollution loads; it is provided for informational purposes only See the Help File Topicinformational purposes only. See the Help File Topic Pre-Development Areas and CN for more information. </p></li><li><p>CreatingaModelFilefromaDataFileg</p><p>The program can create a model file from a DataTheprogramcancreateamodelfilefromaDataFile.ADataFilewillgenerallybecreatedfromGISdatacollectedforlargerwatershedsormunicipalg pwideanalysis.TheDataFileaccessestheStandardLandUsestocreatethemodelfile.</p></li><li><p>CreateModelFilefromaDataFile</p><p>Select Tools then Create Land Uses from DataSelect Tools , then Create Land Uses from Data File to open the form.</p></li><li><p>CreateModelFilefromaDataFile</p><p>Select the Data File and select Open</p></li><li><p>CreateModelFilefromaDataFile</p><p>The Program will create the Land Use icons andLand Use icons and populate them with the pro-rate Standard Land Use area for each soil typearea for each soil type.The user must then connect the network and enter the control practice data.pAn ArcGIS extension is under development that will further automate this process.</p></li><li><p>ForAdditionalInformationSee...</p></li><li><p>TheContextSensitiveHelpintheProgram</p><p>For help on any window or on other WinSLAMM modeling topics, press the F1 key. You will get help information about the current window as well as the option to </p><p>l t t i f th H l T iselect topics from the Help Topics Index. This example is the help topic that appears when you select F1 from the main windowF1 from the main window.</p></li><li><p>?Questions?</p><p>Formodelinformation,gotowww.winslamm.comRemembertoPresstheF1toaccesstheHelpFile</p></li></ul>