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HERS-ST Highway Economic Requirements System - State Version: User's Guide

Index

A

administrative privileges    17
advanced features    107, 133
analysis objective    45, 58
analysis period    70
analysis types    4, 11, 131
analytical procedures    3, 5
available funds    45, 60

B

basic mode    133
benefit cost ratio    7, 11, 134

C

charts    9, 79, 80
 appearance    90
 constants    83
 creating    80
 designer    81
 expression builder    83
 formulas    82, 84
 functions    83
 menus    81
 predefined queries    84
 templates    89, 110
 X axis    82
 trend lines    89
 Y axis    82
constraint weights    46
continuation analysis    59, 60, 63, 134
control settings    4, 43, 60, 135

D

database    19, 22, 108
 compact and repair    22
 copy    22
 create    22
 manager    22
deficiency levels    135
design period    136

E

executing HERS-ST    61, 110
expansion factor    24
external data    3, 5, 23
elasticity    136

F

full engineering needs analysis    13, 58
functional classes    24, 65, 70, 136
funding period    5, 14, 24, 39, 47, 65, 70, 73, 92, 137
funds constrained analysis    12, 58, 134

G

GIS data    5, 137
GIS maps    9, 79, 92
 attributes    98
 creating    92
 GIS shape file    93
 joining data    96
 layers    94
 layout    98
 legend    94
 selections    95
 themes    94

H

highway data    5, 23, 24, 85
 background maps    34, 93, 110
 default values    108
 editor    29
 GIS Map    34
 GIS shape file    27, 33, 92
 import    30, 31
 menus    28, 29
 selecting records    29, 32, 34
 sorting    30
 table    25, 26, 28, 30
 validation    31, 107, 109, 142
HPMS data    3, 24, 25, 30, 92, 138

I

IBCR ranges    71
improvement costs    40, 49, 138
improvements data    5, 7, 14, 23, 35
 codes    39
 create     38
 menus    37
 override flag    40
 sorting    38
 table    36, 37
 window    36
improvement selection    7, 77
improvement statistics    8, 53, 63, 69, 85
 acronym    73, 74
 statistics    72, 73, 74
improvement types    14, 39
installing software    17
intermediate year data    15, 23, 40, 41, 59
internal data    3, 4

L

logging on    19

M

maintain current conditions    6, 138
minimum BCR    11, 58, 63, 138
multiple-run analysis    58, 60, 63, 86, 89, 138

O

output settings    4, 43, 52, 139
override mode    7, 14, 35, 59, 139

P

parameter settings    4, 43, 48, 60, 139
pavement
 deterioration rate    52
 life expectancy    51
 PDR adjustment factors    51
 roughness    59, 139
performance constrained    13, 58, 134
performance goals    46, 60
price index    50

Q

query builder    88, 140
query wizard    85, 101, 105

R

reports    3, 8, 9, 20, 79, 100, 140
 creating    100
 print preview    102
 query designer    100
 report designer    101
 templates    102, 110
results    3, 8, 20, 63, 107, 140
run    20, 140
running the analysis    57

S

sample section    25, 107
scenario    20, 57, 63, 85, 92, 141
section conditions    8, 54, 63, 73, 85, 92, 93, 140
 acronym    76
 menus    75
 sorting    75
 table    74, 76
 viewer    74
sensitivity analysis    59, 60, 63, 141
settings    20, 110, 141
single-run analysis    86, 89
SQL    33, 85, 88, 141
standard features    141
synchronizing records    38, 75
system conditions    8, 54, 63, 64, 85
 acronym    66, 67, 69
 categories    65, 66
 mileage deficiencies    66, 67
 VMT deficiencies    68, 69
system requirements    17

T

tables    9, 79, 104
 creating    104
 print preview    106
 query designer    104
traffic growth    6, 47

U

units of cost    48
units of VMT    48

V

vehicle types    142

W

workset    20, 26, 35, 43, 48, 52, 142
 browser    19, 20
 tree    20, 44, 64, 80

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Updated: 02/14/2013