Automatic Control of Water Distribution

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R. DeMoyer

Re-Entry and Environmental Systems Division, General Electric Co., Philadelphia, Pa.

L. R. Horwitz

Polytechnic Institute of New York, Brooklyn, N. Y.

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 97(2), 126-130 (Jun 01, 1975) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3426889 History: Received March 17, 1975; Online July 13, 2010


While many modern water companies are equipped with data logging computers, there is no generally accepted methodology for utilizing the large quantities of accumulated data for the purpose of least cost control. The overall control concept presented, designed to take advantage of such data, includes system modeling, adaptive modeling, analysis of time varying demand, and optimal pump control.

Copyright © 1975 by ASME
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