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  • 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 ...
  • Combining CSP and MPC for the operational control of water networks 

    Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2015)
    Article
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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)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    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)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    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)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    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)
    Part of book or chapter of book
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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
    Open Access
    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)
    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 ...
  • Efficient integrated model predictive control of urban drainage systems using simplified conceptual quality models 

    Sun, Congcong; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Maruejouls, Thibaud; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Muñoz, eduard; Messeguer Amela, Jordi; Montserrat, Albert; Sampe, Sara; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Litrico, Xavier (2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Integrated control of urban drainage systems considering urban drainage networks (UDN), wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and the receiving environment seeks to minimize the impact of combined sewer overflow (CSO) to the ...
  • Factors influencing the simplified quality model performance 

    Feng, Jing; Sun, Congcong; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    During the last few years, the integrated real-time control (RTC) of both the urban sewer network and the wastewater treatment plants (WWTP), has attracted increasingly attention. In order to apply integrated RTC control ...
  • Integrated simulation and optimization scheme of real-time large-scale water supply network: applied to Catalunya case study 

    Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2015-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper presents an integrated simulation and optimization modeling approach in order to provide the optimal configuration for large-scale water supply systems (LSWSS) in real time. Model predictive control (MPC) has ...
  • Multi-layer model predictive control of complex water systems 

    Sun, Congcong (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-11-17)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis is devoted to design a multi-layer MPC controller applied to the complex water network taking into account that the different layers with different time scales and control objectives have their own controller. ...
  • Multi-layer model predictive control of regional water networks: application to the Catalunya case study 

    Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A multi-layer model predictive control (MPC) scheme with temporal multi-level coordination for regional water networks is proposed. First, a multi-layer control structure resulting from a functional decomposition of water ...
  • 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • Temporal multi-level coordination techniques oriented to regional water networks: application to the Catalunya case study 

    Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2014)
    Article
    Open Access
    In this paper, a multi-layer model predictive control (MPC) with temporal multi-level coordination for regional water supply systems is proposed. First, a multi-layer control structure resulting from a functional decomposition ...
  • Two-layer scheduling scheme for pump stations 

    Sun, Congcong; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
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    In this paper, a two-layer scheduling scheme for pump stations in a water distribution network has been proposed. The upper layer, which works in one-hour sampling time, uses Model Predictive Control (MPC) to produce ...