Here are a couple basic tips for the piping input screen in CAESAR II.
- To reset your UI to default, click this link: https://1drv.ms/i/s!AleJji7SehcbhimeA2M9rlnq-SDn
- Several fields in piping input will propagate their values to the next available element. Those particular fields are here:
- To move to the next or previous element, use this guideline:
Several methods can be employed to speed the input of pipe lengths:
Typical restraint definitions are shown here:
Restraints can be CNoded to other nodes. A "CNode" is a connecting node - it does 2 things. It associates degrees of freedom, and location in space.
Bends are defined per the following:
Several list-style data input methods are possible. Click this link for an example of snapping the elements list to your piping input window. https://1drv.ms/i/s!AleJji7Sehcbhipb4BlYh6fp2Xn2
Several keyboard shortcuts are undefined but available to the user. See this blog post for a list of all available shortcuts: http://www.ecedesign.com/2015/04/06/caesar-ii-keyboard-shortcuts/