How to Export a HEC-RAS Model?

GeoHECRAS is a data wrapper to the HEC‑RAS software. It is quite easy to export the HEC‑RAS model that the software generates.

Follow these steps to export a HEC‑RAS model:

  1. Select Input | Export Data | Export HEC‑RAS Project from the ribbon menu.Export HEC-RAS Model/Project
  2. The Export HEC‑RAS Project dialog box will be displayed.Export a HEC-RAS Project/Model dialog box
  3. This dialog box provides various options for exporting the HEC‑RAS model:
    • The directory and file name for the HEC‑RAS data to be exported can be specified.
    • All of the HEC‑RAS model input data files can be archived into a single ZIP file.
    • The HEC‑RAS model analysis output files can be included in the archive ZIP file.
    • The background base map can be included in the export as a georeferenced JPG image file.
    • Specific scenarios (or plans) can be selected for export.
  4. When all of the options have been properly defined, click the [Export] button to export the HEC‑RAS project.

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Chris Maeder

Chris is an experienced civil engineering and software technology leader, with over 30 years industry experience. With proven expertise in global software development, he has built engineering teams that adapt quickly, focus on what’s important and, most importantly, deliver. He is a licensed professional civil engineer with extensive experience in water resource engineering. He has performed and supervised engineering projects in urban stormwater drainage, transportation and roadway drainage, storm sewer design, detention pond design, stormwater quality, green infrastructure, watershed management planning, wastewater sewers, water distribution networks, pump stations, FEMA flood studies, bridge and culvert design, bridge scour and armoring, dam failure analysis, seepage and groundwater modeling, and environmental permits.

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