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Getting started with WaterNet Advisor using WaterNet Advisor for water distribution modelling

INVESTMENT

Fee: Free of charge

Time commitment - approximately one hour in total, divided as follows:
• Self-study: ten modules, combining video lectures, demonstration videos, quizzes, handouts. Approximately one hour in total for you to get the maximum out of the course.
• (Optional) Additional reading materials can be made available for you to master the software at a greater depth. Please contact Presenter (contact details below).

PRODUCT

WaterNet Advisor


This course gives you a general overview of WaterNet Advisor and its advantages. In concrete, you will get a kick-start in hydraulic modelling and receive a step-by-step introduction to the tools available in WaterNet Advisor.

WaterNet Advisor is a Web-based interface to your hydraulic model. Available in the Cloud, it allows you to register your own hydraulic model, edit data, run simulations, and browse results from your tablet, smartphone, laptop or desktop. WaterNet Advisor characteristics: (i) you can instantly access your hydraulic models; (ii) no special expertise is required; (iii) you can work in the field and have online control.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR ME?

Are you a consultant, engineer, or a utility operator with some basic understanding of water supply and water distribution?  Are you interested in getting a kick-start in hydraulic modelling and wish to become acquainted with tools available in WaterNet Advisor? If yes, you can benefit from this free, self-paced course.

WHAT ARE MY EXPECTED OUTCOMES?

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to start using WaterNet Advisor to obtain instant answers to hydraulic conditions of water distribution systems.

LEARNING METHODOLOGY

Each module includes a video illustrating the steps to complete a specific assignment. It will take you around one hour to complete the course at a time that fits your needs and requirements - and from the comfort of your own office, home or any location convenient for you.

MODULE DETAILS

Module 1 - Create a new project
Register EPANET model file and create a new project

Module 2 - Hydraulic simulation
Run hydraulic simulation and browse results

Module 3 - Fire flow simulation
Compute residual pressure and fire flow

Module 4 - Model editing
Edit model data

Module 5 - Water age simulation
Compute water age 

Module 6 - Source trace simulation
Source tracing and travel times

Module 7 - Contaminant event modelling
Contaminant spreading 

Module 8 - Pipe criticality analysis
Determine critical pipes 

Module 9 - Shutdown planning 
Simulate pipe maintenance events

Module 10 – Miscellaneous 
Demand allocation and calibration


PRESENTER

PETR INGEDULD
MSc, Hydraulic Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands;
Ing. CTU Prague, Czech Republic.

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Petr Ingeduld is a senior project manager and hydraulic engineer with over 20years professional experience. Throughout his career, Petr has focused on development and application of hydraulic models to support water supply and distribution; he has managed projects in many countries around the world and provided technical direction and troubleshooting on modelling efforts. He has published over 100 research or professional papers.

Petr Ingeduld is an authorised DHI trainer. Reliable internet connection of sufficient bandwidth.


IT REQUIREMENTS

  • Reliable internet connection of sufficient bandwidth
  • If you already have login details to WaterNet Advisor, please use them and follow your course with your own credentials. Participants without login details to WaterNet Advisor, are asked to contact to obtain a 30-days’ license of WaterNet Advisor installed.

RESOURCES

  • Highlights of WaterNet Advisor here
  • THE ACADEMY Courses and Events Calendar - webinars
  • THE ACADEMY Courses and Events Calendar - online courses

INFORMATION AND CONTACT

Petr Ingeduld - pi@dhigroup.com 

INVESTMENT Fee: Free of charge Time commitment - approximately one hour in total, divided as follows:• Self-study: ten modules, combining video lectures, demonstration videos, quizzes, handouts. Approximately one hour in total for you to get the m...

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Course content

  • Lesson Module 0 - Introduction
    • Access to WaterNet Advisor
    • How to set the high quality of videos
    • Introduction to the course
    • Introduction to WaterNet Advisor