Pumps condition assessment in water distribution networks
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This paper presents a method for the detection of faults in electrical pumps. The method relies on the computation of two features, the pump efficiency and the hydraulic balance, that present reference values during healthy pump operation and change when the pump is affected by a fault. In this paper, the CUSUM Change Detection Test and the Mann-Whitney Change Point Method are proposed as change detection algorithms to process both features. The method has been applied to a real installation with several pumps and the results are reported in the paper.
CitationSoldevila, A., Blesa, J., Rosa M. Fernandez-Canti, Tornil-Sin, S., Meseguer, J., Puig, V. Pumps condition assessment in water distribution networks. "IFAC-PapersOnLine", 1 Gener 2018, vol. 51, núm. 24, p. 662-667.