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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
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • 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
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • Chance-constrained model predictive control for drinking water networks 

    Grosso Pérez, Juan Manuel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Joseph Duran, Bernat (2014-05-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper addresses a chance-constrained model predictive control (CC-MPC) strategy for the management of drinking water networks (DWNs) based on a finite horizon stochastic optimisation problem with joint probabilistic ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hybrid control-oriented modeling of combined sewer networks: Barcelona case study 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A hybrid linear model for real-time optimization-based control of a combined sewer network has been developed to be used for the minimization of pollution during storm events. The model takes into account delays and ...
  • Hybrid linear sewer network model 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2013)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This technical report presents a novel control-oriented hybrid linear sewer network model. It also provides the mathematical details of the Mixed Logical Dynamic (MLD) systems reformulation of the system equations to turn ...
  • Hybrid modeling and receding horizon control of sewer networks 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2014)
    Article
    Open Access
    In this work, a control-oriented sewer network model is presented based on a hybrid linear modeling framework. The model equations are described independently for each network element, thus allowing the model to be applied ...
  • Hybrid modelling and receding horizon control of combined sewer networks 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-11-04)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Combined sewer networks carry wastewater and storm water together. During normal operation all the water is delivered to wastewater treatment plants, where it is treated before being released to surrounding natural water ...
  • Ouput-feedback control of combined sewer networks through receding horizon control with moving horizon estimation 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2015)
    Article
    Open Access
    An output-feedback control strategy for pollution mitigation in combined sewer networks is presented. The proposed strategy provides means to apply model-based predictive control to large-scale sewer networks, in-spite of ...
  • Output-feedback model predictive control of sewer networks through moving horizon estimation 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Based on a simplified control-oriented hybrid linear delayed model, model predictive control (MPC) of a sewer network designed to reduce pollution during heavy rain events is presented. The lack of measurements at many ...
  • Real-time control-oriented quality modelling in combined urban drainage networks 

    Sung, C; Joseph Duran, Bernat; Maruejouls, Thibaud; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Messeguer, Jordi; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Litrico, Xavier (Elsevier, 2017)
    Conference report
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Receding horizon control of hybrid linear delayed systems: application to sewer networks 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A control-oriented hybrid linear model for water transport in sewer networks is proposed as a suitable framework for the computation of real-time controllers for the minimization of flooding in presence of heavy-rain events. ...
  • Reducció de variables en problemes de control predictiu amb restriccions d'igualtat 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (2009)
    External research report
    Open Access
  • Sistemes de Lie i l'equació de Riccati matricial 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    El propòsit d'aquest treball és, doncs, revisar el teorema de Lie i la seva demostració i il·lustrar alguns casos d'especial importància sobre els quals els resultats que es coneixen actualment tan sols poden ser trobats ...