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    • A comparison between model-based and data-driven leak localization methods 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Water networks are crucial infrastructures for the sustainability of modern cities, and hence their proper operation is of great importance. This includes the fast detection, localization and repair of leaks, which may ...
    • A feedback simulation procedure for real-time control of urban drainage systems 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Sun, Congcong; Guasch Palma, Ramon; Duran, Bernat Joseph; Meseguer, Jordi; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (Elsevier, 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents a feedback simulation procedure for the real-time control (RTC) of urban drainage systems (UDS) with the aim of providing accurate state evolutions to the RTC optimizer as well as illustrating the ...
    • A fully data-driven approach for leak localization in water distribution networks 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Meseguer Amela, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents a data-driven technique for the localization of leaks in water distribution networks (WDN). The methodology requires hydraulic data, i.e., pressure measurements from a set of sensors installed throughout ...
    • An integrated software architecture for the pollution-based real-time control of urban drainage systems 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Sun, Congcong; Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Guasch Palma, Ramon; Martínez Puentes, Montse; Arroyo Muñoz, Eduardo; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2021-05-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a complete methodology for the development of an integrated software architecture, which can achieve a closed-loop application between the integrated real-time control (RTC) and a virtual reality ...
    • Automatic network response methodology for failure recovery or bursts in drinking water networks 

      Trapiello Fernández, Carlos; Romero Ben, Luis; Meseguer, Jordi; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Joseph-Duran, Bernat; Sàrrias, Miquel; Saporta, David; Minoves Ruiz, Meritxell (EDITORIAL ASCER, 2023-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This article presents a novel response methodology for the operational recovery of a drinking water network after an incident causes an interruption of service. The proposed optimization-based methodology allows computing ...
    • Clustering-learning approach to the localization of leaks in water distribution networks 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      Leak detection and localization in water distribution networks (WDNs) is of great significance for water utilities. This paper proposes a leak localization method that requires hydraulic measurements and structural information ...
    • Control-oriented quality modelling approach of sewer networks 

      Xing, Congcong; Romero Ben, Luis; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Guasch Palma, Ramon; Martínez Puentes, Montse; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2021-09-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      A control-oriented quality modeling approach is proposed for sewer networks, which can represent quality dynamics using simple equations in order to optimize pollution load from combined sewer overflows in large scale sewer ...
    • Data-driven leak localization in water distribution networks via dictionary learning and graph-based interpolation 

      Irofti, Paul; Romero Ben, Luis; Stoican, Florin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, we propose a data-driven leak localization method for water distribution networks (WDNs) which combines two complementary approaches: graph-based interpolation and dictionary classification. The former ...
    • FPGA-based control of fuel-cell based energy management systems 

      Romero Ben, Luis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The main focus of the project consists in the design of the control of a fuel-cell energy management system, so that it can be validated in simulation to finally implement it employing a FPGA-based structure. The project ...
    • Integrated pollution-based real-time control of sanitation systems 

      Sun, Congcong; Romero Ben, Luis; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Meseguer, Jordi; Muñoz, Eduardo; Guasch Palma, Ramon; Martínez Puentes, Montse; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2020-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      An integrated pollution-based real-time control (RTC) approach is proposed for a sewer network (SN) integrated with wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in a sanitation system (SS) to mitigate the impacts of pollution from ...
    • Leak detection and localization in water distribution networks: review and perspective 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Alves, Débora; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Duviella, Eric (2023-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, leak detection and localization in water distribution networks will be reviewed. In particular, the paper presents the evolution of the methods from model-based towards data-based approaches, listing, ...
    • Leak localization in water distribution networks using data-driven and model-based approaches 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Alves, Débora Cristina Costa da Silva; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Duviella, Eric (EDITORIAL ASCER, 2022-05-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The detection and localization of leaks in water distribution networks (WDNs) is one of the major concerns of water utilities, due to the necessity of an efficient operation that satisfies the worldwide growing demand for ...
    • Model-free sensor placement for water distribution networks using genetic algorithms and clustering 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim (Elsevier, 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents a model-free methodology for the placement of pressure sensors in water distribution networks (WDNs) with the aim of performing leak detection/localization tasks. The approach is based on a custom genetic ...