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  • Factors influencing the simplified quality model performance 

    Feng, Jing; Sun, Congcong; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2018)
    Conference report
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    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 ...
  • Fault-tolerant periodic economic model predictive control of differential-algebraic-equation systems 

    Wang, Ye; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (IEEE Press, 2016)
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    This paper addresses a fault-tolerant periodic economic model predictive control (MPC) strategy for differential-algebraic-equation (DAE) systems. Fault tolerance evaluation of the proposed economic MPC strategy uses set ...
  • Guaranteed state estimation and fault detection based on zonotopes for differential-algebraic-equation systems 

    Wang, Ye; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Álamo, Teodoro (IEEE Press, 2016)
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    This paper presents a set-membership approach based on zonotopes for differential-algebraic-equation (DAE) systems with unknown-but-bounded disturbances and noise, which can be subsequently used for guaranteed state ...
  • Health-aware LPV-MPC based on a reliability-based remaining useful life assessment 

    Karimi Pour, Fatemeh; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2018-01-01)
    Article
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    One of the relevant information provided by the prognostics and health management algorithms is the estimation of the Remaining Useful Life (RUL). The prediction of the expected RUL is very useful to decrease maintenance ...
  • Hybrid control-oriented modeling of combined sewer networks: Barcelona case study 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2014)
    Conference report
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    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
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Improving water management efficiency by using optimization-based control strategies: the Barcelona case study 

    Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Creus, Ramon; Minoves, Meritxell (2009)
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    This paper describes the application of model-based predictive control (MPC) techniques to the flow management in large-scale drinking water networks including a telemetry/telecontrol system. MPC technique is used to ...
  • 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
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    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 ...
  • 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
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Leak localization in water networks: a model-based methodology using pressure sensors applied to a real network in Barcelona 

    Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Meseguer, Jordi; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Sarrate Estruch, Ramon (2014-08-01)
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    The efficient distribution of water is a subject of major concern for water utilities and authorities [1]. While some leaks in water distribution networks (WDNs) are unavoidable, one of the main challenges in improving the ...
  • Methodology to detect and isolate water losses in water hydraulic networks: Application to Barcelona water network 

    Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Pascual, Josep; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Peralta, Antoni (IFAC, 2012)
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    This paper presents a methodology to detect real water losses in urban water networks. The proposed method is based on the combined use of the DMA economical water balance confidence intervals for a period of time longer ...
  • Minimization of sewage network overflow 

    Duran, Bernat Joseph; Jung, Michael N.; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Sager, Sebastian; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2014)
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    We are interested in the optimal control of sewage networks. It is of high public interest to minimize the overflow of sewage onto the streets and to the natural environment that may occur during periods of high rain. The ...
  • 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
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    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 predictive control of water networks considering flow 

    Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Minoves Ruiz, Meritxell; Creus Rodriguez, Ramon (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 ...
  • 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
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    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 ...
  • Non-linear economic model predictive control of water distribution networks 

    Wang, Ye; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2017-08-01)
    Article
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    This paper addresses a non-linear economic model predictive control (EMPC) strategy for water distribution networks (WDNs). A WDN could be considered as a non-linear system described by differential-algebraic equations ...
  • Nonlinear Systems Identification Using Additive Dynamic Neural Networks--Two On Line Approaches. 

    Griñó Cubero, Robert; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Torras, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2000-02)
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    This paper proposes a class of additive dynamic connectionist (ADC) models for identification of unknown dynamic systems. These models work in continuous time and are linear in their parameters. Also, for this kind of model ...
  • Operational predictive optimal control of Barcelona water transport network 

    Pascual Pañach, Josep; Romera Formiguera, Juli; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Creus Rodriguez, Ramon; Minoves Ruiz, Meritxell (2013)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper describes the application of model-based predictive control (MPC) techniques to the supervisory flow management in large-scale drinking water networks including a telemetry/telecontrol system. MPC is used to ...