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Waste Water Design

Exemplary Workflow for Waste Water Design with Autodesk Revit

With the liNear solutions, an integrated workflow in waste water design is guaranteed. From the creation of the MEP model to the selection of the sanitary objects to the pipe network construction and calculation, you can design fast and efficiently with liNear on Revit.

Step 1: MEP Model Creation

Ideally, you already receive the architecture as a Revit model which can be used to create a MEP model when designing the building services engineering. With the help of ­liNear, you can use the elements from the architectural model (e.g. levels, rooms, materials) and add further information to them. Automatically create the required storeys including work levels and start designing the waste water system immediately. The liNear Parameter Manager, allowing the determination and assignment of parameters, is also included.

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Step 2: Drawing Sanitary Objects and Connections

When specific MEP information has been added to the architectural model, the model is ready for design and analysis. liNear's extensive libraries support you in the selection of sanitary equipment. Only one click is needed to insert consumers into the construction. Sewer junctions, filters and lifting stations are also available.

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Step 3: Pipe Network Construction

With liNear you construct the waste water pipe network with maximized comfort in the shortest time. In addition to the routing functions and the command for automatic connection, you also have the option of defining parallel pipes and draw them linke a single pipe. Rainwater systems can also be implemented immediately. Pipes are constructed directly with the desired slope or determined and assigned via the calculation. A void planning with powerful collaboration tools simplifies the coordination process with architects and structural engineers in both closed and open BIM projects.

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Step 4: Waste Water Pipe Network Calculation

The construction is followed by the optimization and calculation of the pipe network. Optimize your design for example by assigning pipe materials and calculate the network afterwards. The calculation optimizes the network and calculates the required slopes. The results can be checked visually directly in the model. Redimension the pipe network on the basis of the calculation and thus obtain an optimized waste water system. All information can be saved directly to the components and are exported during transfer.

Step 5: Labeling and Output of Results

With the automatic labels you can write the results of your design work directly into the model - quickly and simply. You can define and reuse labels globally, per component group or for individual elements. It is also possible to add your own parameters, which can then be included in the labels. All results such as the bill of quantities or the results of the pipe network calculation are output in different formats. All information is saved directly in the model. The final MEP model is provided for the BIM process. The IFC format is also available as an option.

Overview of all modules from the Workflow Waste Water