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    • A control-oriented hybrid modelling approach for sewer networks: Barcelona case study 

      Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2013)
      Conference report
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      A simplified sewer nework modelling approach based on the hybrid linear systems framework is discussed. It involives both continuous and discrete variables to include a novel approximation of the overflow and flow over ...
    • 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 ...
    • A distributed set-membership approach based on zonotopes for interconnected systems 

      Wang, Ye; Álamo, Teodoro; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      This paper proposes a distributed set-membership approach based on zonotopes for interconnected systems with coupled states and unknown-but-bounded uncertainties (both state disturbances and measurement noise). The objective ...
    • 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)
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      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 novel formulation of economic model predictive control for periodic operations 

      Wang, Ye; Muñoz De la Peña, David; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2018)
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      This paper proposes a novel formulation of economic model predictive control (MPC) for linear systems with periodic operations. In this economic MPC design, the optimal periodic trajectory from an economic point of view ...
    • Advanced integrated real-time control of combined Urban drainage systems using MPC 

      Sun, Congcong; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Meseguer Amela, Jordi (2018)
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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • An MPC-enabled SWMM implementation of the Astlingen RTC benchmarking network 

      Sun, Congcong; Lorenz Svensen, Jan; Borup, Morten; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Vezzaro, Luca (2020-04-01)
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      The advanced control of urban drainage systems (UDS) has great potential in reducing pollution to the receiving waters by optimizing the operations of UDS infrastructural elements. Existing controls vary in complexity, ...
    • Application of predictive control strategies to the management of complex networks in the urban water cycle 

      Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin (2013)
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      The management of the urban water cycle (UWC) is a subject of increasing interest because of its social, economic, and environmental impact. The most important issues include the sustainable use of limited resources and ...
    • Combining CSP and MPC for the operational control of water networks 

      Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2015)
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      This paper presents a control scheme which uses a combination of linear Model Predictive Control (MPC) and a Constraint Satisfaction Problem (CSP) to solve the non-linear operational optimal control of Drinking Water ...
    • Combining CSP and MPC for the operational control of water networks: Application to the Richmond case study 

      Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2014)
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      This paper presents the combination of linear Model Predictive Control (MPC) with Constraint Satisfaction Problem (CSP) for the operational control of drinking water networks. The methodology has been divided into two ...
    • Combining model predictive control with constraint-satisfaction formulation for the operative pumping control in water networks 

      Sun, Congcong; Morley, Mark; Savic, Dragan; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Zhang, Zheng (2015)
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      This paper proposes a method to combine linear Model Predictive Control (MPC), a Constraint Satisfaction Problem (CSP) formulation and a Network Aggregation Method (NAM) for the predictive operational control of water ...
    • Conceptual quality modelling and integrated control of combined urban drainage system 

      Sun, Congcong; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Maruejouls, Thibaud; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Muñoz, eduard; Messeguer Amela, Jordi; Sampe, Sara; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Litrico, Xavier (2017)
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      This paper presents the first results of conceptual quality modelling approach oriented to the integrated real-time control (RTC) strategy for urban drainage networks (UDN) and wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) developed ...
    • Coordinating model predictive control of transport and supply water systems 

      Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (Springer, 2015)
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      This book aims at stimulating discussion between researchers working on state of the art approaches for operational control and design of transport of water on the one hand and researchers working on state of the art ...
    • Coordinating multi-layer MPC for complex water systems 

      Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2014)
      Conference report
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      In this paper, coordinating technique for the multi-layer model predictive control (MPC) of complex water network is proposed. A multi-layer topology structure resulting from a functional decomposition of water network is ...
    • 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)
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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 ...
    • Development of a Simulation Environment for Water Drinking Networks: Application to the Validation of a Centralized MPC Controller for the Barcelona Case Study 

      Caini, Elena; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2009)
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      In this report, MPC strategies have been designed and tested for the global centralized control of a drinking water network. Test have been implemented by using a software tool called PLIO, which allows the user to select ...
    • Distributed zonotopic set-membership state estimation based on optimization methods with partial projection 

      Wang, Ye; Álamo Cantarero, Teodoro; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2017)
      Conference report
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      A distributed set-membership approach is proposed for the state estimation of large-scale systems. The uncertain system states are bounded in a sequence of the distributed set-membership estimators considering unknown-but-bounded ...
    • Distributed zonotopic set-membership state estimation based on optimization methods with partial projection 

      Álamo Cantarero, Teodoro; Wang, Ye; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2017-07-01)
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      A distributed set-membership approach is proposed for the state estimation of large-scale systems. The uncertain system states are bounded in a sequence of the distributed set-membership estimators considering unknown-but-bounded ...
    • Economic health-aware LPV-MPC based on system reliability assessment for water transport network 

      Karimi Pour, Fatemeh; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2019-08-01)
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      This paper proposes a health-aware control approach for drinking water transport networks. This approach is based on an economic model predictive control (MPC) that considers an additional goal with the aim of extending ...