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What's new in Flood Modeller V4.5

Flood Modeller 4.5, Jacobs’ industry-leading flood modelling software, was released in May 2019 and provides new and enhanced functionality providing an optimised user experience for your flood modelling projects.

Download the release notes here

catalogue tool banner

Organise and manage all data associated to a modelling project using Flood Modeller and/or TUFLOW.

Asymmetrical Conduit Unit banner

Model closed-topped conduits of any possible shape of cross-section.

Pier-loss bridge unit banner

Model the afflux at bridges where the dominant cause of losses is the friction from piers.

Link lines tool banner

Link your Flood Modeller and TUFLOW models by automatically filling in certain data fields.

Link Line Generator tool banner

Multiple options for creating link lines, utilising properties from the active network, shapefiles and underlying DEM.

Damage calculator banner

Enhance your calculations to include additional damages beyond direct property damage.

Other new features

  • More memory, allowing you to load larger GIS datasets.
  • Flood Cloud offers enhanced model packaging functionality to enable a wider range of model configurations to be run in the cloud.
  • 1D enhancements:
    • Extension of links with TUFLOW HPC to enable inclusion of ESTRY components in linked 1D to TUFLOW HPC models.
    • Option to select multiple results when charting 1D model results and functionality to select multiple nodes in 1D.
    • Enhanced auto-georeferencing when loading 1D networks without an associated gxy file.
  • 2D enhancements:
    • Functionality to allow simulations to start without the user needing to specify a 1D-2D mass balance diagnostic filename.
    • Ability to write out the calculated maximum extent in an ASCII grid format.
    • Compatible with the latter of these changes; users can now select to write out check grids or automatically generate maximum flood extents in ASCII or GeoTIFF format.
    • Improved 2D active area draw tool which now includes the option to trace along a specified polyline shapefile.

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