Chicago, SCS Type II and AES design storms can be created using the IDF data. To create the design storms,

  1. Select the IDF Group and choose the corresponding context menu based on the type of design storms to be created.
  2. The parameter window will appear as shown in the figure below. The available parameters are different depending on the type of the design storms.
  3. Once the parameter is entered, click the OK button to create the design storms. A new folder is created with all new design storms as shown in the figure below. The folder is named with the name of the IDF Group and the type of the design storm. And the new design storms are named with return period, duration, time step and type of design storm.


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