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Type: Conference item
Title: Leak detection in pipelines using an inverse resonance method
Author: Lee, P.
Vitkovsky, J.
Lambert, M.
Simpson, A.
Liggett, J.
Citation: Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management, Roanoke, Virginia, USA, 2002: 10 p
Publisher: ASCE
Issue Date: 2002
Conference Name: Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management (2002 : Roanoke, Virginia, USA)
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Pedro J. Lee, John P. Vítkovský, Martin F. Lambert, Angus R. Simpson, and James A. Liggett
Abstract: Methods to locate and quantify leaks in pipelines have emerged from purely passive techniques to probing the pipe with a transient pressure fluctuation. The response to such a probe contains properties that can be used to describe leaks. The frequency response to an oscillatory input, especially under resonant conditions, is used for that purpose. A leak has an effect on the magnitude of the response. The method-used in the frequency domain-borrows from inverse transient analysis in that it fits the measured frequency response to that caused by leaks, thus determining both location and size of a leak.
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