High-rise building in eQuest

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I am in the early stages of learning eQuest and I am trying to model a high-rise (20 story) office building.

I am creating the building with the DD wizard. I expect to use the detailed interface but I seem to bog down once I get in that mode.

When I view the 3-D geometry in the building shell it only shows the bottom 2 floors and then the top floor with empty space in between. The component tree shows "mid-Flrs" but not the 17 floors I expect to see.

The HVAC system has dual duct air handlers serving a quandrant of each floor - 5 floors per AHU so 16 AHU's total.

What am I doing wrong here? How can I create these middle floors and add the AHU's?

Does anyone know of a training that will take me through a fairly complex project step-by-step and not just seperate disconnected tasks? I always seem to learn best when going through the entire process in sequence and I haven't found a source for this. Any help is appreciated!

 

 

 

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Clark-

Do you have the "floor multiplier" checked on page 1 of the wizard? That will usually cause the problem.

As far as  your question about step by step courses, nobody really provides them because any complex building will be limited in who can follow from it. That said, we just released a step by step case study in TRACE 700, and we will see how it goes, and if it seems to work better that way.

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Thanka Bob - thaat solved the problem.

On the training I feel an exercise that takes a beginner through the majority of the important tasks needed to create a fairly typical equest model (in sequence) would be good.

 

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Wouldn't this be better off in the eQuest forum? Just sayin'

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