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On site storage   This video shows an example where all storage must be kept on the commercial property.  The video shows a design solution that can be easily  implemented in MIDUSS.
8 min 30 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

 
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Lesson 1 - First Steps: Getting started with MIDUSS.  Setting units, output file and time step parameters.
5 min 43 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 11.3 MB

EXE 11.3 MB

Lesson 2 - Defining a storm: Defining parameters for a Chicago storm.  Setting a storm descriptor.  Viewing the output file.
8 min 20 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 11.3 MB

EXE 11.3 MB

Lesson 2A - Defining a Malaysia storm: How to setup custom storms for specific regions of Malaysia.
4 min 15 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 6.7 MB

EXE 6.7 MB

Lesson 3 - The first catchment:   Describing a catchment to generate the runoff hydrograph. Selecting and defining a rainfall loss model. Viewing the effective rainfall hyetographs and the runoff hydrograph and its components.  Adding the runoff to the current inflow.
10 min 27 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 13.9 MB

EXE 13.9 MB

Lesson 4 - Channel design: Designing a channel to convey the current peak inflow.  Using a simple trapezoidal cross-section.
7 min 21 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 9.8 MB

EXE 9.8 MB

Lesson 5 - Designing a pipe: Designing a pipe to carry the current peak inflow.  selecting or changing the design parameters.
12 min 10 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 15.3 MB

EXE 15.3 MB

Lesson 6 - Adding catchment area 1: Routing the inflow through the currently design conduit.  Displaying the inflow and outflow hydrographs.   Defining the inflow for the next link.  Defining the second catchment and adding the runoff.
5 min 19 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 7.0 MB

EXE 7.0 MB

Lesson 7 - Designing the pond: Designing a simple pond to achieve a desired target outflow.  Defining the storage geometry.  Defining an orifice and a weir for the outflow control.  Viewing and modifying the design to save land area.
12 min 3 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 14.6 MB

EXE 14.6 MB

Lesson 8 - The final pipe: Designing a pipe to carry the outflow from the pond.  Routing the flow through the pipe.
9 min 17 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 11.0 MB

EXE 11.0 MB

Lesson 9 - Creating and input database: Preparing for a second run in Automatic mode in order to test the designed system under a more severe storm.  Selecting the Input file and creating the database Miduss.Mdb.  Viewing and editing the database.
6 min 17 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 8.8 MB

EXE 8.8 MB

Lesson 10 - Changing the storm: Running in automatic mode.  The Automatic control panel.  Substituting a different storm.  Entering data for a historic storm.  Viewing the rainfall hyetograph.
5 min 44 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 7.5 MB

EXE 7.5 MB

Lesson 11 - Separating the major system flow: Continuing the run in automatic mode.  Generating the runoff and inflow hydrographs.  Dealing with a surcharged pipe.  Separating the flow captured by the pipe from the excess flow on the street by means of the Diversion command.
9 min 44 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 13.0 MB

EXE 13.0 MB

Lesson 12 - Modifying the pond: Changing the storage characteristics.  Adding a bench to the pond geometry.  Adjusting the outflow control device.  Routing the increased hydrograph through a modified pond.  Adjusting the design to achieve the desired target outflow.
3 min 34 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 4.9 MB

EXE 4.9 MB

Lesson 13 - Finishing the Automatic run: Adding the remaining steps in Automatic mode.  Generating the flow hydrographs on the major drainage system.
4 min 7 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 5.6 MB

EXE 5.6 MB

Lesson 14 - Checking the road capacity: Continuing the design in Manual mode.  Checking the cross-section of the road for flow capacity.  Routing the surface flow hydrograph over a reach of road.  Finalising the design for the historic storm.
11 min 1 sec
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MIDUSS98 MIDUSSv2

ZIP 13.5 MB

EXE 13.5 MB

Lesson 15 - Trench design: How to design an infiltration  trench using MIDUSS.
12 min 34 sec
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MIDUSSv2

ZIP 12.5 MB

EXE 12.5 MB

Lesson 16 - Using the Edit Storm feature to create your own mass rainfall distribution curves.
9m 40s
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MIDUSSv2

ZIP 11.3 MB

EXE 11.3 MB

Lesson 17 - Using IDF Curve Fit
8m 35s
View now MIDUSSv2 ZIP 10.1 MB

EXE 10.1 MB

Lesson 18 - The Layout feature
20m 10s
View now MIDUSSv2 ZIP 26.4 MB

EXE 26.4 MB

Lesson 19 - Using Cascade Design
11m 05s
View now MIDUSSv2 ZIP 13.2 MB

EXE 13.2 MB

Lesson 21 - Using Culvert Design
8m 18s
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MIDUSSv2

ZIP 9.0 MB

EXE 9.0 MB

Lesson 22 - Using the Swinburne tool (Malaysia users only)
8m 26s
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Lesson 23 - Design of Seepage Ponds
13m 51s
View now MIDUSSv3 ZIP 8.0 MB

EXE 8.0 MB

Lesson 24 - Retrofit an existing pond using Vortex valves
17m 55s
View now MIDUSSv2.2 ZIP 12.0 MB

EXE 12.0 MB

Lesson 25 - Using Vortex valves
19m 11s
View now MIDUSSv2.2 ZIP 12.0 MB

EXE 12.0 MB

 


Design makes
the difference
Latest Update:
v2.25 Rev468
March 6, 2009
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Malaysia
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