Ordering Sewer Design Calculations

by Paul M. Berthouex, (A.M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof., Civ. and Envir. Engrg.; Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI,
Gary Wagner, EPA Trainee, Sanitary Engrg.; Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI,
Lawrence J.P. Scully, Proj. Engr.; Roy F. Weston, Inc., Wilmette, IL,

Serial Information: Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 6, Pg. 1303-1307

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: This note presents an algorithm intended to assist the investigation of different sewer layouts using a computer to order the calculations. Computer constructed networks allow engineers to play a more active role in sewer design optimization rather than relying on a design algorithm to optimize layouts according to some mathematical programming routine. The engineer's experience and judgment are augmented by calculating power.

Subject Headings: Sewers | Algorithms | Optimization models | Computer aided operations | Computer networks |

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