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Volume 30, 2018The First Conference of the International Water Association IWA for Young Scientist in Poland “Water, Wastewater and Energy in Smart Cities”
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||06 February 2018|
Use of EPANET solver to manage water distribution in Smart City
Wydział Informatyki, Politechnika Poznańska, ul. Piotrowo 3, 60-965 Poznań, Polska
2 Wydział Budownictwa i Inżynierii Środowiska, Politechnika Poznańska, ul. Piotrowo 3a, 60-965 Poznań, Polska
3 Wydział Rolnictwa i Bioinżynierii, Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu, ul. WojskaPolskiego 28, 60-637 Poznań, Polska
Paper presents a method of using EPANET solver to support manage water distribution system in Smart City. The main task is to develop the application that allows remote access to the simulation model of the water distribution network developed in the EPANET environment. Application allows to perform both single and cyclic simulations with the specified step of changing the values of the selected process variables. In the paper the architecture of application was shown. The application supports the selection of the best device control algorithm using optimization methods. Optimization procedures are possible with following methods: brute force, SLSQP (Sequential Least SQuares Programming), Modified Powell Method. Article was supplemented by example of using developed computer tool.
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