C&ENVENG 4073 - Water Distribution Systems & Design

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2014

Water distribution systems analysis. Steady state analysis of pipe networks. Alternative formulations of equations for pipe networks. Computer solution techniques. The Global Gradient Algorithm of Todini and Pilati. Water supplies for small communities. Optimisation of pipe networks/design. Operation and sustainability using genetic algorithms. Water hammer analysis. Pump transients. Air vessel sizing. Water hammer control methods.

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