SMS Learning Center - Videos

GMS Videos


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SMS: Flow Trace and Drogue Plot Animations SMS supports creating animated videos that can be used to present a model's data outside of SMS. This video demonstrates flow trace and drogue plot animations, two methods for visualizing flow fields. 02:10
SMS: Mesh Generation Using Scalar Paving Density Demonstration of generating a finite element mesh for the ADCIRC model using the scalar paving density. 08:58
SMS: Data Visualization with a Functional Surface How to visualize data with a functional surface in SMS. 03:38
SMS: Printing and Exporting How to perform screen captures and export to Google Earth 02:37
SMS: Creating Profile Plots How to use the observation tools to create profile plots in SMS. 02:41
SMS: Visualization Tools Introduction SMS includes numerous tools and options for visualizing geometric and other quantitative data. This video demonstrates some of the features associated with contours, vectors, animations, and texture mapping. 08:05
SMS: Export to Google Earth SMS offers a wide array of options for exporting project data for use in other programs. This video shows how to export the contents of the SMS graphics window as a raster, vector, and transient data animation for use in Google Earth. 05:55
SMS: Annotations Module Surfacewater Modeling System (SMS) v10.1 New Feature Spotlight: The Annotations Module. Insert logos, text, shapes, North Arrows, and scale bars into a project. 07:30

Riverine Modeling

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Modeling Culverts with SRH-2D This video demonstrates one approach to incorporating a culvert structure into an SRH-2D Model. Additional tutorials and help resources: 07:04
Selecting SRH-2D Model Parameters This video provides guidance for selecting SRH-2D model input parameters such as time step, model duration, initial conditions, and output options. 09:55
Modeling Bridges in SRH-2D This video shows how to incorporate a bridge structure into an existing SRH-2D hydraulic model. 09:18
Importing LIDAR Data This video demonstrates obtaining, importing, and processing LIDAR data in SMS for building SRH-2D models. 08:45
Using Summary Tables for SRH-2D Models This video shows how the Summary Table feature in SMS can be used to compare results from a 2D model with a 1D model. 08:14
Using HEC-RAS Geometry to Create 2D Models This video demonstrates the process of creating terrain for a 2D model from an existing 1D HEC-RAS Model. 08:15
SRH-2D Depth Dependent Roughness This videos shows how to implement depth-dependent roughness on an SRH-2D Model. More information about the Dataset Toolbox and Data Calculation tools can be found in this video: 05:31
SRH-2D Visualization for Presentation of Results This video demonstrates some of the available options for visualizing and presenting results from an SRH-2D model. 14:17
How BC and Materials are Mapped to a Mesh for SRH-2D Models This video describes the "Snap Preview" feature in SMS, which shows how feature objects are mapped to element edges in an SRH-2D mesh. 04:36
Application of the SRH-2D Boundary Condition Types This videos shows how to apply hydraulic boundary conditions to an SRH-2D model. 10:57
Using the Dataset Toolbox to Evaluate SRH-2D Solutions This video demonstrates how to use the tools available in the Dataset Toolbox to review and evaluate SRH-2D solution data. Additional Resources: 08:42
SMS: Adding HY-8 Culverts to an SRH-2D Model Beginning with SMS v12.0, SRH-2D models can include hydraulic structures such as culverts. SMS facilitates a link between SRH and HY-8 for incorporating culverts into an SRH-2D hydrodynamic model simulation. 03:04
SMS: AdH Interface Introduction A tutorial on how to build and run a basic AdH model in SMS. 14:54

Coastal Modeling

Video Description Length Watch
SMS: Setting Up a Basic ADCIRC Model Demonstration of setting up a basic ADCIRC model with tidal forcing. 05:23
SMS: STWAVE Model SMS STWAVE Model 05:04
SMS: CMS-Wave Model The CMS-Wave model, developed by USACE-ERDC, is an easy-to-use spectral wave model. This video tutorial shows how to setup a spectral wave model and include currents generated from an ADCIRC model. 05:51