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UPDATES AND IMPROVEMENTS

At DHI, we are continuously enhancing existing products with new features suggested by customers like you. These improvements increase productivity, strengthen ease-of use and ensure you get the most out of your investment.

Customers with a valid Service Maintenance Agreement (SMA) are entitled to upgrade to the latest version at no extra cost. Upgrades are an important benefit of your SMA as they protect your investment in MIKE software and ensure its optimal performance.

MIKE Powered by DHI also includes cloud and hosted products sold via subscription. In this case, there is no need to upgrade your software as you are always using the latest version with all the new features, enhancements and innovations.

May

2021

MIKE 2021 Update 1

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Inland

FEFLOW

Hydro-mechanical coupling (watch the video)

  • Improved support for hydro-mechanical processes
  • Better assess changes in effective stress due to pumping via the application of modified Hooke's Law
  • Evaluate hydro-dispersive parameters including hydraulic conductivity, porosity and storage coefficient as a function of effective stress
  • Visualise settlement induced by local deformation when working with layered 3D meshes

Read FEFLOW 2021 Release Notes

MIKE HYDRO River

  • Use weighted time series for radiation when performing Rainfall-Runoff simulations with the NAM model
  • The definition of left and right sides of the river has been clarified and applied consistently across tools. Sides are now defined looking in the flow direction and a function of the 'Flow Direction' has been specified for the branches
  • Mapping of cross sections without coordinates has been corrected for negative-direction branches
  • A new warning has been introduced in cases where cross sections are digitised in the wrong direction
  • Improved 'Edit multiple cross sections' tool now recomputes coordinates accordingly for negative-direction branches

Read MIKE HYDRO River Release Notes

MIKE SHE

  • Run pre-processing, water movement, and water quality together via the new "Run All" icon in the top ribbon
  • Distributed vegetation parameters inputs have been enabled to now include time-varying inputs
  • Benefit from API access to the model coordinate system within the Python Interface along with additional Python 3.9 support

Read MIKE SHE Release Notes

Urban

WaterNet Advisor

Web access to the SWMM engine (watch the video)

  • Users can now access SWMM models remotely through the web-based WaterNet Advisor interface
  • The one-of-a-kind WaterNet Advisor SWMM allows you run simulations, configure scenarios and view/share results right from a desktop, phone or tablet

WEST

  • An extensively updated version of the UCT Plant-Wide Model (PWM_SA) is now available and includes a dedicated process unit model for the Thermal Hydrolysis Process (THP)
  • New models describing sludge handling units (drying, pre-heating) and biogas handling units (biogas holder, engine, boiler, flare) are available
  • The carbon footprint of a wastewater treatment plant can now be estimated using a dedicated calculator model that tracks direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions
  • The number of layers in settling and biofilm models can now be adjusted by the user; the two numbers are independent
  • Dynamic alpha-F factors can be calculated as a function of a blower’s age and cleaning state 

Read WEST Release Notes

Integrated platforms

MIKE+

General

  • Add CAD files (*.dwg, *.dxf) as a layer on the map, add layers from a geodatabase (*.gdb) and select and import multiple files at once
  • View the active date and time of the animated results above Profile plots and Cross section plots
  • A new option in the Time Series Plots contextual menu allows users to derive accumulated values from relevant result items which is helpful when computing an accumulated volume from a time series of discharge
  • The 'Project Information' dialog has been extended to allow users to view summary level information for Rivers, 2D Overland and SWMM data as well as extra information for Collection System and Water Distribution

 

Improved integration with ArcGIS Pro

  • Get more out of MIKE+ data and symbology in ArcGIS Pro as rivers, 2D overland and SWMM data are all now supported - together with their results in 1D and 2D
  • With ArcGIS Pro, you can explore, visualise and analyse data even further
  • Share results via ArcGIS Online or the ArcGIS Enterprise portal

 

Enhanced ‘import and export’ tool

  • Include comments and save them to a configuration file
  • Import data from a Microsoft SQL Server database
  • Import polyline data into a polygon layer and import catchments when the source file describes catchments with polylines
  • Control how to import a shape file containing dissolved polylines (multi-polylines defining a single item) by merging the various polylines or by importing them as separate items
  • Import CAD files in both *.dwg and *.dxf formats with the option to import individual layers from the CAD files or all layers with a specified layer type

Read MIKE+ Release Notes

MIKE+ SWMM

General

  • Profile plots have been enabled for SWMM projects, including the display of SWMM results
  • Access various tools for SWMM projects including 'Interpolation and Assignment', ‘Create and Update Transects’, ‘Model and Result Report’, ‘Catchment Processing’ and ‘Calibration Plots’
  • Extra SWMM parameters have been added to the ‘LID deployment’ editor enabling users to control the percentage of pervious area treated and select a node or catchment to send drain flow to
  • Tags are now supported for all relevant SWMM features
  • Define internal time series with a relative time axis (no date specified)

 

Model stormwater and wastewater systems in SWMM

  • Plan, design, and analyse stormwater, sanitary and combined systems with full access to the MIKE+ SWMM module
  • Evaluate low impact development designs, mitigation options and pipe capacity to ensure a high standard of service and cost-effectiveness

Read MIKE+ Release Notes

MIKE+ Collection Systems

General

  • Significantly reduced time required for the initialization of simulations for major model setups
  • Extended ‘Catchment Delineation’ tool with new options to process only selected items and new network type filter
  • Now supports the boundary condition type ‘Exfiltration from Link’
  • New ‘Soil Infiltration Capacity’ parameter in the ‘LID Properties’ editor for the ‘Vegetative Wale’ LID type

 

New Pump Emergency Storage tool

  • Automatically calculate available emergency storage and time in the event of a pump failure - before alarm level is reached or a sewer overflow happens
  • If a pump failure were to occur, rely on this tool to stop or delay upstream flows of a failed pump
  • An embedded network tracing tool eliminates the burden of locating the lowest overflow level for each pumping station

 

Real-time control module enhancements

  • The ‘Real-time control’ module has been renamed ‘Control rules’ and now applies to both Collection Systems and River Networks
  • Access new types of sensors
  • The ‘Actions’ and ‘Control rules’ editors have been split for more clarity and new action types added
  • Save a new ‘Control Strategy ID’ item to return time series of active control rule numbers for each controlled structure in the results files

Read MIKE+ Release Notes

MIKE+ Rivers

  • New ‘Flow factor’ option for Weir and Culvert structures
  • Now supports two extra types of structures including ‘Gates’ and ‘Direct Discharges’ designed to be regulated using control rules
  • Clarified the definition of left and right sides of the river and applied it consistently across tools. Sides are now defined looking in the flow direction and a function of the 'Flow Direction' has been specified for the branches
  • Mapping of cross sections without coordinates has been corrected for negative-direction branches
  • A new warning has been introduced in cases where cross sections are digitised in the wrong direction
  • Improved 'Edit Multiple cross Sections' tool recomputes coordinates accordingly for negative-direction branches

Read MIKE+ Release Notes

MIKE+ Water Distribution

  • Access version 2.2 of the EPANET engine for Water Distribution simulations. Can also choose between version 2.0 and 2.2 in the ‘Model Type’ page
  • When using the version 2.2, extra parameters are now available in the ‘Tanks’ and ‘Hydrodynamic Simulation’ editors, as well as for VSD pumps which can use either a constant or a variable set point
  • Repair connection issues using the new ‘Refresh Connection Lines’ tool in the ‘WD Network’ tab

Read MIKE+ Release Notes

MIKE+ Collection Systems / MIKE+ Rivers

Model rivers and urban networks with 3D surface flow

  • MIKE+ and MIKE FLOOD users can now dynamically couple rivers and urban networks with 3D surface flow calculations using MIKE 3 Flow Model FM
  • Model complex river systems that feed three-dimensional coastal, estuarial domains or stratified lakes by accurately representing the outflow of a river or pipe
  • Experience a dramatic increase in accuracy and reliability of results when complex 1D and 3D flows occur
  • Include the propagation of pollutants in your models

Read MIKE+ Release Notes

Marine

MIKE 21 Curvilinear Flow Model

  • Access improved river morphology features including starting conditions, helical flow and sediment transport parameters
  • Output options have also been significantly extended

Read MIKE 21 Release Notes

MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis (MA)

New option for specifying current and wind conditions

  • To work more efficiently with mooring analysis software, constant values can now be used in cases where no dynamic data is available
  • Specify constant current and wind conditions directly in the GUI and engine – there’s no need to prepare timeseries for wind and currents anymore
  • Experience improved performance of the Frequency Response Calculator in cases where a large number of panels exist (up to a factor of 2 can be achieved)

Read MIKE 21 Release Notes

MIKE 21/3

  • Improved accuracy of the numerical integration scheme in both MIKE ECO Lab and ABM Lab

Read MIKE 21 Release Notes

MIKE 21/3 Mud Transport

Simulate non-Newtonian fluids to better assess the impact of a tailing dam break

  • Simulate non-Newtonian fluids with a new option for specifying fluid properties including density, Bingham fluid viscosity and yield stress
  • By including the Mud Transport module in your simulations, the fluid properties can vary in time and space

 

New ‘Near-bed transport model’ (watch the video)

  • Rely on our groundbreaking ‘Near-bed transport model’ to model bed load and mixed sand and mud transport - an entirely new scientific concept in the world of dredging
  • Account for sand spilling into the water column from dredging operations

Read MIKE 3 Release Notes

MIKE 3

Jet source improvements

  • New option for applying jet sources in MIKE 3 Flow Model FM. Jet calculations can now only be performed at the overall time step, which can significantly reduce the computation cost
  • Experience improved performance using jet sources in combination with MPI parallelisation in MIKE 3 Flow Model FM as the MPI overhead is reduced by a factor 2 approximatively

Read MIKE 3 Release Notes

General

MIKE OPERATIONS

General

  • Sort databases upon login
  • New context-sensitive help feature


MIKE Workbench: Scenario Manager

  • Additional support when working with 2D models using HEC-RAS in MIKE OPERATIONS, running ensemble simulations simultaneously on multiple cores with MIKE HYDRO River models, for spatial input timeseries and for the optimisation functionality when working with EPANET adapter
  • Better monitor and manage initial conditions in operations systems with the addition of more information on the storage of initial condition sets 
  • Export a simulation list


MIKE Workbench: GIS Manager

  • Work with vector data stored in MIKE Data Admin using the new MIKE Cloud GIS provider
  • Work with raster data stored in MIKE Data Admin with the new MIKE Cloud raster provider
  • Work with mesh data stored in MIKE Data Admin using the new MIKE Cloud mesh provider
  • Upload to multi-dimensional storage in MIKE Data Admin with a new MIKE Cloud Spatial Upload tool
  • New map selection of mesh elements to Mesh Query tool
  • Access a generic raster importer, raster exporter and vector exporter, compatible with all GDAL formats Perform a bulk import of feature classes from a folder

 

MIKE OPERATIONS Desktop

  • Access user-defined column headings in summary views


MIKE Workbench: Timeseries Manager

  • New tool for bulk TS selection to enable running tool sequences on multiple TS
  • New option to give user-defined names to TS provider connections


Database Manager Utility

  • Access an overview of the amount of storage allocated to different databases
  • New auto-fill feature of database name on backup
  • Additional synchronization of port and database service for users running multiple services

Read MIKE OPERATIONS Release Notes

MIKE Zero

  • Experience significantly improved performance of key MIKE Zero editors and viewers relating to: the display of unstructured grids, curvilinear grids and structured orthogonal grids; when searching for elements of unstructured grids; allocated memory for unstructured grids; and when handling large datasets
  • The MIKE 21/3 FM editor now performs well with meshes of more than 10M elements
  • Certain editors (notably the MIKE Zero Grid Editor) can handle datasets in excess of 100M grid cells
  • Item values in dfs0 files can now be specified in single precision or double precision and all items in the file can be converted to either single precision or double precision with one click
  • New unit types have been added to the MIKE Zero Engineering Unit Management (EUM) System

Read MIKE 21/3 Release Notes

Nov

2020

MIKE 2021

  Download now!
 

Marine

MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis

  • Compatible with Trelleborg’s advanced mooring system, DynaMoor™ (see DynaMoor™)

MIKE 21 Spectral Waves

  • Specify a simple cap value on the correction for friction velocity
  • Apply cyclic boundary conditions in MIKE 21 SW

MIKE 21/3 Mud Transport

New sediment disposal feature

  • Model sediment disposal from a split barge using a nearfield/farfield coupled approach
  • The nearfield solution is based on an integrated approach independent from the MIKE computational mesh
  • New time-centering for the calculation of vertical velocity in the sigma coordinate system solving 3D Shallow water equations

MIKE 21/3

  • New algorithm for gradient calculation for higher order scheme in space: HD calculations for 3D, and AD calculations for 2D and 3D calculations
  • New gradient limiter for higher order scheme in space: AD calculations for both 2D and 3D
  • New normalised approach for absorption of short-wave radiation in the water column and possibility to specify the light extinction coefficient for short wave radiation as a 2D map
  • Specify dedicated output of detailed information for culverts, weirs and gates
  • New option for selecting additional inundation output of velocity components at maximum current speed, and time at first depth above threshold
  • Improved level and flux boundary in connection with dry areas for the hydrodynamic module
  • New option to hotstart Oil Spill (OS), Particle Tracking (PT) and Agent-based simulations (ABM Lab), in MIKE 21 and MIKE 3 (FM only) using a particle type output file as an input for hotstart
  • Significantly reduced initialisation time of large MIKE ECO Lab simulations in MIKE 21 Flow Model FM and MIKE 3 Flow Model FM

Inland

MIKE HYDRO River

  • Specify one or more DEMs to create 2D flood maps of the river channel. Water depths are not interpolated from cross sections anymore but use underlying topography
  • New tool available to generate DEM files from a combination of multiple source tiles
  • New cross-section resistance assignment tool allows users to define the resistance along each cross section using input dfs2 files storing Manning’s values or shapefiles storing polygons with the land cover type
  • MIKE HYDRO River engine (MIKE 1D) is now usable in Deltares-FEWS forecasting platform. Input timeseries can be edited in real-time and output ones used in the user interface. Scripts, xml files and supporting documents can be found on DHI GitHub repository

MIKE SHE

Editable overview tables

  • Benefit from an overview of all the distributed parameters below the table
  • Quickly edit the basic parameters for much of your models without using the data tree
  • Rely on the table at the top of the Data Tree for an overview of all the distributed input for the entire model

FEFLOW

Hydro-mechanical coupling (watch the video)

  • Accurately calculate ground subsidence using a new plugin
  • Based on a modified Hooke's law to relate effective stress σ' to hydraulic conductivity 𝐊, porosity θ and storage coefficient Ss
  • Supports both porous media and fractures
  • Also supports surface loading, which can be especially important in mining


MODFLOW extractor

  • MODFLOW users can now import their models into FEFLOW
  • A simple plug-in is now available to extract data from an existing MODFLOW 6 model
  • Import mesh geometry and nodal/element properties and visualise results
  • Does not extract boundary conditions, but these can be added manually to fully recreate a MODFLOW model


API extensions

  • Take advantage of the many new and improved features to FEFLOW’s Python Programming and IFM interfaces, including improved documentation (See here)
  • Work with selections using new options
  • Benefit from more complete access to Model Parameters using vector functions
  • Run the simulator through Python using additional features
  • Support coordinate system strings (backend only)
  • Pathlines and Streamlines
  • Access a complete online help system for the Python interface

 

Chemical groups

  • New Import and Export functions enable user interface support for complex chemical groups
  • Species IDs and names
  • Reaction types, including all coefficients for predefined reactions (Monod, etc.)
  • Entire syntaxes (FE Mathed) used for the user-defined reactions
  • Import/export of the entire chemical system in ASCII format, e.g. XML or other ‘modern’ format


IFM for chemical reactions

  • New IFM functions for managing chemical reactions
  • IfmSetSpeciesKineticsType – To set the kinetic reaction type (degradation, Arrhenius, or Monod) and the corresponding coefficients
  • IfmSetSpeciesUserSpecificKineticsType - To set the full kinetic expression for a user-defined reaction IfmGetSpeciesUserSpecificKineticsType - To query kinetic expression in a user-defined reaction

Urban

MIKE URBAN+

  • MIKE URBAN+ is relaunched MIKE+, the integrated water modelling platform supporting urban, river and flood applications. Learn more.

WaterNet Advisor

  • Now supports MIKE+ Collection Systems (MIKE 1D) (watch the video)
  • Simulate various scenarios and view results in a web-based interface for decision making using your phone, tablet, PC or in the field

WEST

  • Preliminary treatment units (screening, grit removal) are now included in the block library
  • Increased settling area with the use of lamellae is now described in a dedicated settling unit model
  • Reactive settling can now be modelled in multiple (ideal and multi-layer) clarifier models
  • New biological treatment units are part of the block library and include the upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB), aerobic digestion and biofiltration (zero-dimensional model)
  • In biofilm-based process units (MBBR, IFAS), users can define separate kinetics for bulk liquid and biofilms
  • Model the fate of sulphur, including gaseous H2S emissions, during anaerobic digestion
  • A new comprehensive process model for COD, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulphur is now available. The model includes 2-step nitrification, 4-step denitrification, Anammox, P-uptake and release as well as sulphate reduction to H2S
  • Models describing heat exchange during sludge pre-heating, heat losses in anaerobic digesters, thermal and electrical energy recovery from biogas are now available, allowing users to accurately determine energy and heat balances
  • The nutrient recovery modelling (NRM) library now includes a stripper unit for ammonia recovery
  • The anaerobic digestion model ADM1 can now be interfaced with all process models used in the water line
  • Duplicate plots in graphical dashboards
  • New pre-defined samples are available and include the Benchmark Simulation Model no. 2 (BSM2), plant layouts with MBBR and oxidation ditch, and a test case for the use of the Python extension
  • Continuity checks have been implemented for the default activated sludge models and can be used as templates for new or extended process models
  • The user interface in German, Japanese, Polish and Russian has been updated

Integrated platforms

MIKE+

General

  • MIKE URBAN+ is relaunched MIKE+, the integrated water modelling platform supporting urban, river and flood applications
  • Supports ArcGIS Pro 2.5 (2.2 and higher)
  • Upgrade to PostgreSQL 11.1 and PostGIS 2.5.1
  • Background maps can be obtained from WMS servers. This option supports only WMS servers with projected map projections (not geographical projections). The map projection from the WMS server must be the same as the projection used in MIKE+
  • The map projection used in MIKE+ can be modified for a model setup. While selecting a new map projection, it is possible to convert coordinates of features in the model setup to the new coordinate system. Note, 2D files (including e.g. existing 2D overland domain file) cannot be re-projected.
  • GeoTIFF files and Arc/Info binary grids are now supported: layers can be displayed on the map and used in the ‘Interpolation and assignment’ tool
  • A new ‘cross section plot’ tool is available in the Results ribbon, and displays animated water levels in cross sections from river results, 2D overland results, or both When importing data from a geodatabase, it is now also possible to import data from plain tables, i.e. tables without geometry on the map

MIKE+ Water Distribution

Perform Water Hammer analyses via the improved Water Hammer simulation engine

  • Improvements to Air valves
  • Improvements to Check valves (user-defined cracking pressure and velocity, opening and closing times)
  • Support of Hazen Williams and Manning friction
  • Ability to cancel the simulation while it is running
  • Improved error reporting when reading the input file
  • Orifice outflow (pressure dependent turnout)



General

  • Batch runs are now also available for EPANET
  • Demands can now be aggregated for selected items
  • Supports import of geometries specified in separate tables to the link, catchment, etc.
  • Import topology improved with option for splitting pipes at T-sections
  • Flow modulated pressure reducing valve now supported

MIKE+ Collection Systems

SWMM5 now supported for modelling collection systems

  • Can be chosen as a new model type when creating a new model setup
  • SWMM5.1.013 version supported
  • Features excluded in this first release of SWMM:
  • SWMM Water Quality
  • Import of SWMM scenarios from MIKE URBAN classic setups
  • Catchment Processing tool
  • MIKE+ SWMM documentation
  • Model transfer tools ‘SWMM to MIKE 1D’ and ‘MIKE1D to SWMM’
  • Network simplification of SWMM models
  • Creation of Transects from DEM
  • ‘Interpolation and assignment’ tool


Improved MIKE1D Network simplification tool

  • Trim networks
  • Merge pipes
  • Merge catchments
  • Reconnect the disconnected features (boundary conditions, catchments, etc.)
  • Convert the pipe network to a set of basins and orifices for surrogate applications



General

  • Custom units (US units) can now be applied with the RTC module

MIKE+ Rivers

General

  • The Transport (AD) and Water Quality (MIKE ECO Lab) modules can now be used with River Networks models
  • River cross sections can be digitised and edited on the map
  • A new ‘Structure Link’ type of river has been added that allows weir and culvert structures to be added
  • The scenario manager now allows users to define scenarios with changes on the river network Documentation: New MIKE+ River Network Manual



New ‘Create and update cross sections’ tool

  • Create multiple new cross sections, from survey points and/or DEM
  • Update existing cross sections with a new DEM
  • Assign the distributed roughness values in the cross sections, from a GIS layer

MIKE+ Flooding

General

  • MIKE+ (Collection Systems and Rivers) can be coupled to an existing MIKE 21 FM setup file
  • River end coupling (‘standard link’) for rivers is now supported
  • Surface roughness and infiltration can now be defined from a polygon layer, e.g., mapping to the land cover
  • Insertion of new 2D dikes from a file has been improved. If the input file is a 3D shape file (containing crest levels in the lines geometry), then all the lines from the file are imported simultaneously as separated dikes, and the crest levels are also imported from the file.
  • The result file type 'Section discharge' now supports polylines shapes, instead of straight lines
  • The result file type '2D flood statistics' has been extended to save new statistic items from flood simulations
  • Land roughness values can be derived from an input land cover shapefile
  • Roughness for each land cover category can be defined as flow-dependent (depth-varying or flux-varying), which considers the impact of depth on the roughness of different materials (e.g. grass, crops, parks, buildings)
  • Road polygon shapefiles can be used directly as input file, removing the need to burn them into the mesh itself
  • Topography in roads or embankment areas can be raised or lowered
  • Non-Newtonian flows (using the Full Bingham Fluid formulation) can now be modelled in the 2D module. This is useful to represent mud, debris, heavy oil



Define buildings from a polygon layer to apply special treatments in the 2D overland simulation

  • Buildings are elevated and rain falling on their roofs can now weir onto surrounding ground
  • A building runoff factor can delay rainfall runoff from buildings – for example, dealing very simplistically with complex roof construction or green roofs
  • Rain falling on buildings can be retained in the buildings. It is possible to position a coupling to the collection system network in the building area to convey rainfall to the network

General

MIKE OPERATIONS

General

  • The new MIKE FLOOD Adaptor allows you to transform your MIKE FLOOD (or MIKE+) model to a real-time forecasting system
  • Timeseries can be hosted on MIKE CLOUD, allowing users to securely store and share data in the cloud to access anytime, anywhere. This also makes the data usable by the MIKE CLOUD ecosystem of applications and dashboarding tools (e.g. PowerBI).
  • The new FEFLOW Adaptor empowers groundwater experts in managing their models, running scenarios and comparing results using MIKE OPERATIONS
  • Store your MIKE OPERATIONS data in a Microsoft SQL Server Database and make the most out of your existing IT infrastructure

MIKE Zero & Toolboxes

General

  • Extended support for horizontal and vertical tiling of windows in MIKE Zero applications
  • Updated and extended list of supported map projections in MIKE Zero
  • New option for importing foreign map projections
  • New free-text search added, including search for optional EPSG numbers
May

2020

MIKE 2020 Update 1

 

Marine

MIKE 21

General

  • Includes native support for shapefiles and extended options for .dfs files and .xyz files
  • Specify bed resistance and Infiltration using shapefile polygons without needing to generate roughness maps
  • New depth or flux dependent bed resistance and infiltration rates
  • Full GUI support for AutoMoor mooring systems now included in the MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis module

MIKE 21/3

General

  • A new pure current model for mixed-fraction, multi-layered sediments is now available in the Sand Transport module for the FM hydrodynamic engines (watch the video)
  • It is now possible to run FM simulations with the Transport Module (Advection-Dispersion) using GPU acceleration
  • Special treatment of important infrastructure, with the possibility to define buildings and roads via shapefile inputs
  • New ways to handle effect of raised / lowered roads (and embankments) though the specification of a ground level offset

New ways to handle rain on and flows around and over buildings

  • Rain falling on buildings of a given height can now weir onto surrounding ground
  • A new building run-off factor can delay rainfall runoff from buildings – for example, dealing very simplistically with complex roof construction or green roofs
  • Rain falling on buildings can be retained in the buildings and included in the calculations (mass balance) making it possible to position a MIKE URBAN+ link in the building zone to convey all rainfall to a subsurface drainage network
  • Experience up to 25% reduction in simulation times in the mass budget and discharge calculation in the GPU version
  • Improved GPU timings information in the log file when running the hydrodynamic or transport module
  • Specify line series and discharge series in output from FM engines as a polyline
  • Output the bed resistance coefficient from the FM engines

MIKE 3

General

  • Input of 3D Boundary conditions from a vertical plane series .dfsu file extended to handle the case of sigma/z-level vertical discretisation
  • Specify both structured output (dfs2 file) and unstructured output (.dfsu) in the FM engine

Inland

MIKE HYDRO Basin

Irrigation module improvements

  • Improved yield calculation, rice soil model, evaporation from paddy fields and soil moisture balance calculations
  • Field areas now allow crop shift

MIKE HYDRO River

General

  • Improved handling of storage initial conditions. New tools for creating storages and defining volume from DEM
  • New multi-zone description of bed resistance enables users to divide the cross sections in a number of zones with different bed resistance value
  • New script to model resistance as a function of the various hydraulic parameters during the simulation for every time step
  • New MIKE ECO Lab template to simulate Heat Balance in rivers
  • Decoupling of Advection-Dispersion and MIKE ECO Lab simulations using hydrodynamic result files
  • Added support of forcings varying in time and space for MIKE ECO Lab simulation (e.g. temperature)
  • Added support of 2D data (dfs2) as input to global boundary conditions (rainfall and evaporation), as well as groundwater leakage

Urban

MIKE URBAN+

New CS River module for improved integrated modelling

  • Supports native river modelling with MIKE 1D
  • Graphical editing of rivers enabled
  • Cross sections and branches defined as in MIKE HYDRO
  • Support for Culverts and Weirs
  • Specification of bed roughness
  • Cross sections shared with Collections Systems module
  • Connect collection systems and rivers in one geometric network and one MIKE 1D simulation
  • Transport pollutants washed-off the surface through collection system and river by advection dispersion
  • Simultaneous runoff and network simulations in Collection Systems and River modules
  • Couple the native river to 2D just like in the Collection Systems module to support lateral coupling
  • New River Network tab with various tools enable graphical network editing of river networks


Coupling to MIKE HYDRO

  • For users having the river described in MIKE HYDRO, this river network can be coupled to 2D in MIKE URBAN+
  • Batch creation of couplings
  • Display Collection Systems, CS River and MIKE HYDRO river in one map view



Improved Import tool

  • Supports import of geometries specified in separate tables to the link, catchment, etc.
  • Import topology improved with option for splitting pipes at T-sections
  • Reads existing import configuration files developed for MIKE URBAN Classic enabling users to save in the new format

Improved longitudinal profile

  • Automatic load of typical results layers into the profile Water Level, Discharge, Pressure, and Head
  • Option to display DEM in the profile
  • Improved result presentation with export of Flexible Mesh and velocity vectors to shape file
  • Improved Scenario Manager with import of demand allocations and patterns
  • Improved demand geocoding, map projection and background map appearance
  • New MIKE URBAN+ Flood modelling manual
  • Enhanced support for units which can be specified for the individual attribute and stored in the project database
  • New tool in Water Distribution for converting asset point valves to model link valves
  • Updates to Distributed Demand tool for distributing within DMA’s

General

MIKE Zero & Toolboxes

General

  • All MIKE Zero front-end applications (excluding MIKE HYDRO) are now optimised for 4K monitors
  • Visualise the new vertical plane series .dfsu file type in the MZ Data Viewer and MZ Plot Composer
  • Supports the binary particle track file format for oil spill, particle tracking and agent-based modelling, ‘.TRACK’ as an input file format for all tools in the MIKE Zero OS/PT Toolbox requiring a particle track file format as input



Extended Data Extraction FM tool includes new output types

  • Vertical plane series
  • Line series specified as a polyline
  • Discharge series specified as a polyline
  • Structured output from 2D and 3D unstructured data inputs