Hydraulic Gradient Line and Total Energy Line

In version 4.5 of ICM there was new functionality introduced that would place a new trace on long section views for results. The existing hydraulic gradient line still exists, shown as a blue line indicating the water surface level, in addition to this there is now a new pink line present which represents the total energy line.

Long SectionThe total energy line represents the hydraulic grade line with the velocity head component (v²/2g) present as well. The functionality was added to provide users with better understanding of the energy loss through a long section, in addition to the headloss that might be present.

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