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    • A Mean Field Game Approach to Urban Drainage Systems Control: A Barcelona Case Study 

      Ramírez Jaime, Andrés Felipe (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-03)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Urban drainage systems (UDSs) are complex large-scale systems that carry stormwater and wastewater throughout urban areas. During heavy rain scenarios, UDSs are not able to handle the amount of extra water that enters ...
    • Abnormal quality detection and isolation in water distribution networks using simulation models 

      Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria (2011)
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    • Automatic validation of flowmeter data in transport water networks: Application to the ATLLc water network 

      García Valverde, Diego; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Saludes Closa, Jordi; Espín, Santiago; Roquet, Jaume; Valero, Fernando (2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, a methodology for data validation and reconstruction of flow meter sensor data in water networks is presented. The raw data validation is inspired on the Spanish norm (AENOR-UNE norm 500540). The methodology ...
    • Automatic validation of flowmeter data in transport water networks: application to the ATLLc water network 

      García Valverde, Diego; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Saludes Closa, Jordi; Espín, Santiago; Roquet, Jaume; Valero, Fernando (Springer International Publishing, 2014-09-10)
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      In this paper, a methodology for data validation and reconstruction of flow meter sensor data in water networks is presented. The raw data validation is inspired on the Spanish norm (AENOR-UNE norm 500540). The methodology ...
    • Big Data and Data Analytics applied to the Monitoring of Water Distribution Networks 

      Muñoz Balbontín, Mireya (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cetaqua
      The project associated with this master thesis was performed in collaboration with Water Technological Centre CETAQUA1, located in Cornellà de Llobregat. The aim of this thesis is to implement the use of data analytics and ...
    • Control de la Presión en Redes de Distribución de Agua Potable 

      Eygonnet, Florian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-31)
      Tutored research work
      Open Access
      En este trabajo se estudiarán diferentes estrategias, y en particular una estrategia llamada híbrida, para el control de presión en redes de distribución. Tenemos una canalización que contiene una válvula que se puede abrir ...
    • Control of transients in water distribution networks 

      Perolini Castellsague, Jonas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-31)
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      In this thesis, the pressure control in water distribution networks are discussed. First, the importance of efficient pressure control in water distribution networks as well as different pressure control methods are ...
    • Data-driven approach for leak localization in water distribution networks using pressure sensors and spatial interpolation 

      Soldevila, Adrià; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Fernández Canti, Rosa M.; Tornil Sin, Sebastián; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2019-07-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a new data-driven method for leak localization in water distribution networks. The proposed method relies on the use of available pressure measurements in some selected internal network nodes and on the ...
    • El derecho humano al agua. Herramientas para su medición e implementación en el contexto rural nicaragüense 

      Flores Baquero, Óscar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Según el IDH2, Nicaragua sigue encallada en la parte baja de la lista de los países de desarrollo medio. La situación con respecto al acceso al agua potable guarda muchos aspectos en común con el resto de los “países ...
    • Disseny d’un sistema de transport i emmagatzematge d’aigua per a països amb difícil accés a aquest recurs 

      Cladellas Regales, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-29)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   Children of Africa
      L’objectiu del projecte es defineix com el desenvolupament d’un sistema de transport i emmagatzematge d’aigua per a persones en països on es té difícil accés a aquest recurs. Inicialment es realitza una cerca per a conèixer ...
    • Enhanced equal frequency partition method for the identification of a water demand system 

      Escobet Canal, Antoni; Huber Garrido, Rafael M.; Nebot Castells, M. Àngela; Cellier, François E. (Sarjoughian,H.S.; Cellier, F.E.; Marefat, M.M.; Rozenblit, J.W. (eds.) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2000)
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      This paper deals with unsupervised partitioning. A first goal of this paper is to present an enhancement to the Equal Frequency Partition (EFP) method that allows to reduce, to some extent, the main drawback of this classical ...
    • Estimation of node pressures in water distribution networks by Gaussian process regression 

      Santos Ruiz, Ildeberto de los; López Estrada, Francisco Ronay; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim (2019)
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      This paper proposes a method to predict pressures in all nodes of a water distribution network (WDN) by Gaussian process regression (GPR) from pressure measurements in a subset of selected nodes. The pressure sensors are ...
    • Estudi i disseny d'un entorn de simulació amb MATLAB i EPANET pel control d'una xarxa de distribució d'aigua mitjançant bombes centrífugues 

      Gangwani, Jitesh Kumar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Definir l'estat de l'art del control hidràulic de les xarxes amb bombes centrífugues. Dissenyar un cas d'estudi simple amb una xarxa de distribució d'aigua simple. Calcular el punt de treball òptim a partir de la demanda ...
    • Estudi i millora de l'instal·lació d'abastament d'aigua de Montserrat 

      Guillamón Andrés, Elena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-08-04)
      Master thesis
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      El recinte del Monestir de Montserrat compren un gran nombre d’edificis, que són visitats per una quantitat elevada de persones cada any. Aquests visitants poden gaudir de zones dedicades a la gastronomia i també tenen la ...
    • Estudio de un supervisor del sistema de validación de datos de una red de caudalímetros 

      Vásquez Lantigua, Edward (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
      Master thesis
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      El presente trabajo de fin de máster consiste en un estudio de un sistema supervisor para monitorear el estado de funcionamiento del sistema de validación y reconstrucción de datos de los caudalímetros de la red de transporte ...
    • Fault handling in large water networks with online dictionary learning 

      Irofti, Paul; Stoican, Florin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2020-10-01)
      Article
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      Fault detection and isolation in water distribution networks is an active topic due to the nonlinearities of flow propagation and recent increases in data availability due to sensor deployment. Here, we propose an efficient ...
    • Fault-tolerant model predictive control of water transport networks 

      Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Robles Guillem, Deneb; Garza Castañón, Luís Eduardo (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 ...
    • First results in leak localization in water distribution networks using graph-based clustering and deep learning 

      Romero, Luis; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Trapiello Fernández, Carlos (2020)
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      Open Access
      This paper presents a methodology for the localization of leaks in water distribution networks (WDNs) by means of the combination of a deep learning (DL) approach and a graph-based clustering technique. A data set for all ...
    • Investigation on electromagnetic vibration energy harvesting in water distribution control valves 

      Ordóñez Izquierdo, Víctor Hugo; Arcos Villamarín, Robert; Romeu Garbí, Jordi; Josefsson, Andreas (2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      Control stations of a water distribution system monitor several variables such as the pressure, the flow, and the quality of water. For these monitoring tasks, wireless sensor networks with ultra-low power consumption ...
    • Knowledge extraction from raw data in water networks: application to the Barcelona supramunicipal water transport network 

      Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; García Valverde, Diego; Pascual Pañach, Josep; Saludes Closa, Jordi; Espín, Santiago; Roquet, Jaume; Valero, Fernando (2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Critical Infrastructure Systems (CIS) such as the case of potable water transport network are complex large-scale systems, geographically distributed and decentralized with a hierarchical structure, requiring highly ...