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Optimal Location and Control of Pressure Reducing Valves in Water Networks
This paper addresses the problem of optimal pressure management in water distribution systems through the introduction and regulation of pressure reducing valves. Reduction in pressure is aimed atExpand
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Fast Hybrid Optimization Method for Effective Pump Scheduling
AbstractThe cost of electricity used for pumping in water-distribution systems typically represents the largest part of the total operational costs. Therefore, optimization of pump operations is aExpand
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Calibration and Optimal Leakage Management for a Real Water Distribution Network
The aim of the paper is to present two optimization methodologies applied to a real water distribution system. The first one involves model calibration, while the second addresses the problem ofExpand
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Regional demarcation, territorial alteration, and accommodation of divided societies
Abstract This article examines the accommodation of divided societies through constituent units, and concentrates on “legal geography” as a principle of organization in multi- or bi-ethnic federalExpand
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Optimal pressure management in water networks: Increased efficiency and reduced energy costs
  • M. Nicolini
  • Engineering
  • Defense Science Research Conference and Expo (DSR…
  • 23 September 2011
In this paper we address the problem of pressure management in water distribution systems. We present a methodology based on single- and multi-objective genetic algorithms (GAs) which, starting fromExpand
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A Two-Level Evolutionary Approach to Multi-criterion Optimization of Water Supply Systems
  • M. Nicolini
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • EMO
  • 9 March 2005
We introduce a methodology for a parameter-free multi-criterion optimization of water distribution networks, based on a population of inner multi-objective genetic algorithms (MOGAs) and an outer simple GA (without crossover). Expand
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Model calibration and system simulation from real time monitoring of water distribution networks
The paper describes a new methodology developed for model calibration and simulation of water distribution networks, starting from real time monitoring of pressures and flows throughout the system. Expand
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