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  • A decision support system for on-line leakage localization 

    Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Ibarra Gómez, David (Elsevier, 2014-10-01)
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    This paper describes a model-driven decision-support system (software tool) implementing a model-based methodology for on-line leakage detection and localization which is useful for a large class of water distribution ...
  • Advanced integrated real-time control of combined urban drainage systems using MPC: Badalona case study 

    Sun, Congcong; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Meseguer Amela, Jordi (2018)
    Conference report
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    Combined urban drainage system (CUDS) collect both wastewater and raining water through sewer networks to wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) before releasing to the environment. During storm weather, rain and wastewater ...
  • Approximating fault detection linear interval observers using -order interval predictors 

    Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Escobet Canal, Teresa (2017-07-01)
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    Interval observers can be described by an autoregressive-moving-average model while ¿-order interval predictors by a moving-average model. Because an autoregressive-moving-average (ARMA) model can be approximated by a ...
  • Case studies 

    Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin (Springer, 2017)
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    This book presents a set of approaches for the real-time monitoring and control of drinking-water networks based on advanced information and communication technologies. It shows the reader how to achieve significant ...
  • Cyber-physical systems for real-time management in the urban water cycle 

    Sun, Congcong; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Meseguer Amela, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
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    In the last few decades, water systems management has been increasingly developed into cyber-physical systems. They are based on advanced intelligent systems embedded with controllers, sensors and actuators to enable ...
  • Fault-tolerant model predictive control applied to integrated urban drainage and sanitation systems for environmental protection 

    Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper presents a FTC framework for a Real-Time MPC-based Controller applied to Integrated Urban Drainage and Sanitation Systems (UDSSs) which was proposed in the LIFE EFFIDRAIN project. This project deals with the ...
  • Integration Techniques of Fault Detection and Isolation Using Interval Observers 

    Meseguer Amela, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-06-30)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    An interval observer has been illustrated to be a suitable approach to detect and isolate faults affecting complex dynamical industrial systems. Concerning fault detection, interval observation is an appropriate passive ...
  • Leakage detection and localization method based on a hybrid inverse/direct modelling approach suitable for handling multiple-leak scenarios 

    Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Bonada Cruells, Eduard (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    When an accurate hydraulic network model is available, direct modeling techniques are very straightforward and reliable for on-line leakage detection and localization applied to large class of water distribution networks. ...
  • Leak detection and localization using models: field results 

    Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Jarrige, Pierre Antoine; Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2013)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper presents the practical results obtained on the field from two different methods for identifying and locating leaks in water distribution systems using network modeling based algorithms. Both methods are based ...
  • Model-based monitoring techniques for leakage localization in distribution water networks 

    Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper describes an integrated model-based monitoring framework for leakage localization in district-metered areas (DMA) of water distribution networks, which takes advantage of the availability of a hydraulic model ...
  • Model calibration for leak localization, a real application 

    Sanz, Gerard; Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Pérez Magrané, Ramon (2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The localization of leaks in Water Distribution Networks has a major relevance in terms of environmental and economic efficiency. This localization is generally carried on in situ by human operators using time consuming ...
  • Optimizing operating rules of multiple source water supply systems in terms of system reliability and resulting operating costs 

    Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Bonada Cruells, Eduard (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Management and operation of a multiple-objective multisource water supply system from the point of view of the conjunctive use of water sources is a very complex problem whose solution is not just obtained using analytical ...
  • Pumps condition assessment in water distribution networks 

    Soldevila, Adrià; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Fernández Canti, Rosa M.; Tornil Sin, Sebastián; Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2018-01-01)
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    This paper presents a method for the detection of faults in electrical pumps. The method relies on the computation of two features, the pump efficiency and the hydraulic balance, that present reference values during healthy ...
  • Real-time control-oriented quality modelling in combined urban drainage networks 

    Sun, Congcong; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Maruejouls, Thibaud; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Litrico, Xavier (2017-07-01)
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    Urban drainage networks (UDN) carry urban wastewater to wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) in order to regenerate it before releasing it to the environment. Combined UDN (CUDN) carry both rain and wastewater together, which ...
  • Real-time monitoring and control for efficient management of drinking water networks: Barcelona case study 

    Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Meseguer Amela, Jordi; Ariño Tarrago, Ramon; López Martínez, Silvia (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Drinking water utilities in urban areas are facing new challenges in their real-time operation: limited water resources, intensive energy requirements, a growing population, a costly and ageing infrastructure, increasingly ...