Scada data validation: application of the unified hydraulic solver in water distribution systems

dc.contributor.advisorBouchart, Francois
dc.contributor.authorAdaramola, Olufemi Olawale
dc.descriptionBibliography: p. 193-196en
dc.description.abstractA new technique has been developed that enables utilities to validate SCADA data and demand loads from water distribution systems using the Unified Hydraulic Solver (UHS). The developed technique assumes that water distribution network pipe roughness coefficients are accurately calibrated. The technique therefore focuses on the ability to validate data either in real time (flows and pressures) or data normally assumed known in real time (nodal demands) within the model formulation. The developed data validation technique systematically investigates the quality of individual measurements and network data by quantifying the consistencies of each observed parameter against all other observations using the unified hydraulic solver. The developed technique is suitable for the analysis of flow and head errors, and errors involving single demand error. The developed data validation mechanism is modified, based on the flexibility of the UHS to designate networks into over- and under-determined zones, to analyze errors involving multiple demand errors. The technique is verified by comparing the results obtained with the state estimation output of the same problem. The accuracy of the outputs using the developed mechanism is further ascertained based on the comparison with the actual error in the system. The limitations of the mechanisms and possible future developments are discussed.en
dc.format.extentxvii, 247 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.en
dc.identifier.citationAdaramola, O. O. (2004). Scada data validation: application of the unified hydraulic solver in water distribution systems (Master's thesis, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada). Retrieved from doi:10.11575/PRISM/16859en_US
dc.identifier.lccAC1 .T484 2004 A388en
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.titleScada data validation: application of the unified hydraulic solver in water distribution systems
dc.typemaster thesis Engineering of Calgary of Science (MSc)
ucalgary.thesis.accessionTheses Collection 58.002:Box 1484 520492001
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