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AFT Blog

Welcome to the Applied Flow Technology Blog where you will find the latest news and training on how to use AFT Fathom, AFT Arrow, AFT IMpulse, AFT xStream and other AFT software products.
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Changing Input Values to Obtain a GSC Solution

If GSC is unable to find a solution, try changing the specified input value of the variable(s) to provide the solver a different starting point.
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Hiding/Showing Items With Zero Costs in the Cost Report

You can specify if pipes, junctions or fittings that do not have any cost calculated should be included in the Cost Report in the Output Control. Open Output Control from the Analysis menu and click on the Format & Action tab. In the Cost Report Formatting area, check or clear the Don’t Show Object With Zero Costs option.
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Generating a Pump/System Curve for a Selected Time Step

System and Pump vs System curves always reflect the conditions at the first time step. To graph curves at a different time step, run the simulation to the time step of interest, then create a disconnected scenario from the View menu. Load this new scenario and use it to generate the system / pump vs system curve.
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Keyboard Shortcuts

Selection Drawing Tool Double-clicking tool - Tool remains activeControl key - Tool remains active above +Shift key - Deselects pipes and junctionsAlt key - Toggles pipe and junction selection Pipe Drawing Tool Double-clicking tool - Tool remains activeControl key - Tool remains activeShift key - Draws horizontal or vertical pipes Zoom Select Tool Shift key - Zoom state will always be 100%. Dragging junctions from Toolbox Control key - Morphs junctionShift key - Splits pipe Inspecting pipes and junctions Right click + Shift key - Shows undefined itemsControl key - Shows Output dataAlt key - Shows optimized data (AFT Mercury only)Control...
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Jumping to the Pipe or Junction Which is not Completely Defined

To show the undefined pipes or junctions click the magnifying glass toolbar icon or selecting Find.. from the View menu. Then choose the option to Show Undefined. The lists now contain only those pipes or junctions which are not completely defined. Select the item from the list and click on the Find button
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Highlight the Required Data Fields for Pipes or Junctions

The areas on the Specification Window which are required can be highlighted by either pressing the F2 key or by double-clicking on a blank area somewhere on the Specification Window.
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Quick Inspection of the Connected Pipes or Junctions While in a Specification Window

To check the properties of the objects connected to the one you are specifying, position the mouse pointer on the connected object's ID (listed in the specification window) and hold down the right mouse button.
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