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The Recommended Workflow


MudShark can be used in multiple ways and can fit your existing workflow. However, for maximum efficiency, we recommend using the following as a guide for completing a project in MudShark.


Recommended MudShark workflow:





Prepare Plans

Recommended steps for preparing your plans:


1. Insert and align your plans

2. Scale your plans

3. Define your working area


Perform Takeoff

Recommended steps for site takeoff:


1. Enter the surface elevations using contours and/or spot elevations for your Existing and Proposed Sites

2. Set the boundaries and materials of structures as required



Calculate Results

Recommended steps for calculating your results:


1. Configure ground settings

2. Generate Results

3. Validate your calculation by inspecting your 3D site and Results

4. Export your results data