Using SCADA to Detect and Locate Bursts in a Long-Distance Water Pipeline
AbstractPipe bursting is a serious problem for water supply systems. We propose a two-step burst detection and localization method for a long-distance water transportation pipeline. First, we use the Dempster–Shafer theory, an effective inference method for processing uncertain information, and combine two risk functions to identify a pipe burst. Then we identify the location of the burst point using a hydraulic model. The method is prototyped on a transportation pipeline in Guangzhou, China and tested with one-year historical records. The detection system correctly identified all the bursts and the alarm rate is acceptable for the system inspectors (average: two alarms/month). The burst location is identified within the acceptable limits of accuracy. View Full-Text
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Cheng, W.; Fang, H.; Xu, G.; Chen, M. Using SCADA to Detect and Locate Bursts in a Long-Distance Water Pipeline. Water 2018, 10, 1727.
Cheng W, Fang H, Xu G, Chen M. Using SCADA to Detect and Locate Bursts in a Long-Distance Water Pipeline. Water. 2018; 10(12):1727.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cheng, Weiping; Fang, Hongji; Xu, Gang; Chen, Meijun. 2018. "Using SCADA to Detect and Locate Bursts in a Long-Distance Water Pipeline." Water 10, no. 12: 1727.
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