Welcome to the Navigation Guide of the Help Center. In this section, you will get familiar with Qatium interface and our lovely assistant Q.
After signing up to Qatium, you will land on your personal workspace to start your Qatium journey. If you have multiple workspaces, Qatium will display your last accessed workspace.
NetworksIn order to give you an introduction to Qatium, we created a demo model where you can explore the various functionalities, before importing your own network. After importing your network, it will be displayed alongside the demo model. You can have as many networks as you want and they might not fit on a single page, hence the page selector to go to another page. You can also sort them by last accessed, name, most recent, and most used, to help you get to your desired network more quickly. You can rename, download and delete your network directly from the workspace view. The buttons will appear when hovering on the network tile.
WorkspacesYou can have access to as many workspace as required, contact Q to request a shared workspace. To change workspace, click on the workspace selector and select the workspace in the drop-down.
ImportsYou can import networks by clicking on one of the two buttons highlighted above. You can also drag and drop your network directly and the import process will start automatically. For more information on the importing process, please visit our Creating Models section.
Avatar & ProfileYou can view your account details by clicking on your avatar. Don’t see an avatar ? You can create your avatar on gravatar.com. You can also sign out. We are building additional functionalities to allow you to view and edit your profile. Stay tuned for more information.
Work mode controlsYou can switch between your base model and your current scenario to evaluate the impacts of the actions taken in the network. If you have a live model, the model deviations will be deactivated in scenario mode.
Element display controlsWith the network level button, you can choose which network level to display: Arterial and/or Distribution. What are network levels? With the element display button, you can choose what asset type to display or hide. Only asset type present in the network will be visible in the panel.
Map controlsYou can use the following buttons to interact with the map:
|Map control button||Map movement|
|Center the map|
|Switch between 2D and 3D view|
You can also use the mouse to interact with the map in various ways: pan, zoom in and out, and switch to a 3D view.
|Map movement||Mouse instructions|
|Pan||Click, hold, and move the map to see the part of map you want|
|Zoom in||Scroll in|
|Zoom out||Scroll out|
|Rotate||PC users: Right click, hold, and move the map to the angle you want Mac users: Cmd+click, hold, and move the map to the angle you want|
|3D view||PC users: Right click, hold, and move the map to the angle you want Mac users: Cmd+click, hold, and move the map to the angle you want|
Result display controlsYou can control the various result layers of the application. You can turn the legends of those layers on and off by clicking on for pressures, for the flows, and for tank volumes.
Pressure panelYou can show and hide the pressure layer by using the toggle on the top right corner of the panel. The colored hexagons on the panel are interactive! Click on the left one to zoom to the lowest pressure in the network and on the right one for the highest, and highlight them. The legend can be hidden without hiding the pressure hexagons, by clicking on .
Flow panelYou can show and hide the flow animation layer by using the toggle on the top right corner of the panel. The panel also displays the length of the network and the distribution of flows across the network. The legend can be hidden without hiding the flow animation, by clicking on .
Tank volume panelThe tank volume panel displays an average of the tank volumes in percentages. This panel displays the volume of the tanks at 00:00 and at the current time step. By changing time step you can verify the behavior of your tanks along the day.
Timeline controlsBy default, Qatium will display the network on the first time step of the current day: 00:00.
Changing time stepYou can change time step in multiple ways:
- by clicking on the time step on the timeline
- by dragging the round blue cursor on the timeline
- By clicking on the play button on the left of the timeline. Please note that this action will display all the available simulation results after the current time step.
Navigating to another dateYou can navigate to another day in increments of one day, one week and one month, by clicking on the three chevron buttons on each side of the timeline. Use the single chevron button to navigate one day, the double one for seven days and triple one for thirty days. You can use any combination of these to navigate to a specific date. When navigating to another date the default time step will be the first one, 00:00.
Using the URLYou can use a parameter in the URL to navigate and share your view of the network. Parameter: ?time=2022-06-29T14:00:00 Example: https://qatium.app/network/1a23b45c-1a23-12a3-1a23-1234a567bc89/Magnetic-Island,-AU-Demo?time=2022-06-01T12:00:00 The time parameter value should be in an ECMA262 format. If you are sharing the link, the recipient needs to have access to your network. To share a network, you need to have a shared workspace with the recipient. Read more about shared workspace.
You can display the demand spike panel by clicking on . You will need to select a junction before seeing the same panel details as below.
You can update the status of elements to create and evaluate scenarios, by clicking on them and on the toggle shown in the pictures below. Please note, you can only update:
- Pipes, to be open or closed
- Pumps, to be turned ON or OFF
- Valves, to be open of closed
- Pressure reducing valves (PRVs), to a new setting
Live data Navigation
When sending live data through the Ingest API, new icons and panels will be available.
On the top of the screen the model accuracy will be displayed once the simulation has ran.
Model deviation panel
You can display the model deviation panel by clicking on .
Icons in Qatium
All your network elements will be represented by icons in Qatium. Some icons indicates the element type and their status. All the network icons you might find in Qatium have been summarized in the table below: