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Vulnerability of Urban Water Distribution Networks under Intermittent Water Supply Operations
The work presented herein investigates the effects of intermittent water supply (IWS) on the condition and breakage rate of urban water distribution piping networks (WDN), by studying the change in the rate of occurrence ...
Modeling and analysis of urban water distribution networks during intermittent water supply periods
The paper presents a mathematical model that simulates the behavior of the urban water distribution networks (UWDN) during a period of intermittent water supply (IWS) and investigates the effects of such policies on the ...
Entropy-Based Sensor Placement Optimization for Waterloss Detection in Water Distribution Networks
The work presented herein addresses the problem of sensor placement optimization in urban water distribution networks by use of an entropy-based approach, for the purpose of efficient and economically viable waterloss ...
Proactive Risk-Based Integrity Assessment of Water Distribution Networks
Sustainable management of urban water distribution networks should include not only new methods for monitoring, repairing or replacing aging infrastructure, but also (and more importantly) expanded methods for modelling ...
Scheduling Resource-Constrained Projects with Ant Colony Optimization Artificial Agents
The paper presents a methodology to schedule resource-constrained construction projects by use of algorithms based on ant colony optimization (ACO)
Construction imitating ants: Resource-unconstrained scheduling with artificial ants
The paper presents a methodology to arrive at critical path calculations in construction networks by imitating the natural selection processes utilized by real-life ants in search of shortest paths to a food source, and ...
Entropy-Based Heuristic for Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling
A heuristic is presented for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem (RCPSP), based on maximizing the entropy of the project's resource histogram. The proposed RCPSP algorithm makes use of the general theory ...
Waterloss Detection in Water Distribution Networks using Wavelet Change-Point Detection
The work presented herein addresses the automatic detection of water losses in water distribution networks (WDN), through the dynamic analysis of the time series related to water consumption within the network and the use ...
Seismic reliability assessment of urban water networks
We present a framework for the seismic risk assessment of water supply networks, operating in either normal or abnormal conditions. We propose a methodology for assessing the reliability of water pipe networks combining ...