Self Calibrating Flow Estimation in Waste Water Pumping Stations

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Abstrakt

Knowledge about where waste water is flowing in waste water networks is essential to optimize the operation of the network pumping stations. However, installation of flow sensors is expensive and requires regular maintenance. This paper proposes an alternative approach where the pumps and the waste water pit are used for estimating both the inflow and the pump flow of the pumping station. Due to the nature of waste water, the waste water pumps are heavily affected by wear and tear. To compensate for the wear of the pumps, the pump parameters, used for the flow estimation, are automatically calibrated. This calibration is done based on data batches stored at each pump cycle, hence makes the approach a self calibrating system. The approach is tested on a pumping station operating in a real waste water network.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelControl Conference (ECC), 2016 European
Antal sider6
ForlagIEEE
Publikationsdato2016
Sider55-60
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-5090-2591-6
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2016
BegivenhedEuropean Control Conference 2016 - Aalborg, Danmark
Varighed: 28 jun. 20161 jul. 2016

Konference

KonferenceEuropean Control Conference 2016
LandDanmark
ByAalborg
Periode28/06/201601/07/2016

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