Haestad Methods of USA has introduced FlowMaster 2005, an advanced version of its popular hydraulic toolbox for water resources engineers. FlowMaster 2005 is a powerful, easy-to-use modeling software program that lets professionals streamline the hydraulic design and analysis of pipes, open channels, weirs, orifices, and inlets.
Version 2005 includes gradually varied flow analysis and several new section types to assist engineers with solving complex hydraulic problems quickly and accurately. Improved graphical formatting and customization capabilities make the built-in rating tables and performance curves even more attractive.
Version 2005 enables users to:
· Quickly perform hydraulic calculations for dozens of element types, from pipes to open channels to drop inlets to weirs
· Solve for any unknown property or design for any desired characteristic
· Produce detailed reports, graphs, and rating tables
· Generate gradually varied flow profiles for pipes and open channels.
FlowMaster has been accepted by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and added to its list of numerical models accepted for use in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), added the company’s release.