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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)
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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 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)
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      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A SWMM model for the Astlingen benchmark network 

      Sun, Congcong; Lorenz Svensen, Jan; Schütze, Manfred; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Borup, Morten; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Vezzaro, Luca (International Water Association (IWA), 2021)
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      Real-time control of urban drainage systems is getting increasing attention due to its potential to reduce urban flooding and pollution to the receiving waters. Considering confidentiality requirements from the water ...
    • 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)
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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 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)
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      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Challenge 4: Cyberphysical systems and internet of things 

      Haber Guerra, Rodolfo E.; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Villagrá Serrano, Jorge; Jiménez Ruiz, Antonio Ramón; Margarit Taulé, Josep Mª; Fonseca Chácharo, Luis; Gómez Álvarez-Arenas, Tomás Enrique; Camacho Sosa Dias, Jorge; Aparicio, Sofía; Carmona Galán, Ricardo; Fernández Berni, Jorge; del Río Fernández, Rocío; Jiménez Berni, José Antonio; Capdevila Montes, Carlos (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2021)
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      Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and Internet of Things (IoT) are complementary paradigms in digitalization. Sensors and actuators, hardware designs and development platforms, architectures and computational frameworks, modeling, ...
    • Chance-constrained stochastic MPC of Astlingen urban drainage benchmark network 

      Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Lorenz Svensen, Jan; Congcong, Sun (2021-10)
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      In urban drainage systems (UDS), a proven method for reducing the combined sewer overflow (CSO) pollution is real-time control (RTC) based on model predictive control (MPC). MPC methodologies for RTC of UDSs in the literature ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...