Intelligent Pipe Systems via the Smart Combination of Various Materials
Autor: Thorsten Späth
The properties of different materials are fundamentally different, and the available materials have always been combined with one another. Modern construction technology and looking outside of the box for other applications has introduced a range of ...
Software based localisation of leaks in a water supply network
Autor: Gerald Gangl / Raúl Navas
According to international and national standards, the best practice method for monitoring a water supply system is to sectorize it into district metered areas. A district metered area (DMA) is an area with strict hydraulic boundaries within a ...
How VDL in Luxembourg achieved a tenfold decrease in water leakage from 36 % to 3.7 %
Autor: Edmund Riehle
Service des eaux de la Ville de Luxembourg is the public authority with responsibility for the provision of water to Luxembourg City. It supplies 105,000 residents over an area of 51 km2. Although Luxembourg City is not particularly large, it poses ...
SMaRT-OnlineWDN: Online Security Management and Reliability Toolkit for Water Distribution Networks
Autor: Olivier Piller / Denis Gilbert / Fereshte Sedehizade / Pierre Mandel / Anne-Claire Sandraz / Caty Werey / Jean-Marc Weber / Jochen Deuerlein / Andreas Korth / Thomas Bernard
The SMaRT-OnlineWDN project´s main objective is to develop an early warning system and a decision support toolkit for emergencies and the deliberate contamination of water distribution networks. There are four parts in this project. One is to find ...
Materials-related maintenance terms and their role in the planning of pipeline maintenance
Autor: Hans-Jürgen Kocks / Rainer Deiss / Hans Gaugler
Recently published standards and regulations frequently display considerable terminological confusion, notably where maintenance planning for pipeline networks is concerned. This creates considerable problems both for the manufacturer and the user ...
SAM+: Measuring the journey to excellence in Asset Management
Autor: Mike Beck
For every organization the starting point on the journey to Asset Management is an individual one. Looking at the list of 39 subjects that have been defined as the scope of Asset Management by the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management ...
Fused connecting lines made of HDPE in Düsseldorf
Autor: Alexander Schuir / Hanjo Kanne / Kai Büßecker
Home to about 600,000 inhabitants, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia Düsseldorf, like any other city, is constantly endeavouring to provide its citizens, commuters, and guests with a fully functional infrastructure to meet the demands of ...
Rehabilitation of large profiles lacking long-term stability
Autor: Dietmar Beckmann / Heinz Doll / Vladimir Lacmanović
Many large interceptor sewers, predominantly installed under public roads, have been in use for over 100 years. They are made of brickwork or compressed concrete and often show serious damage, so that it would seem that long-term stability can no ...
Gwadar – Nawabshah Pipeline Development of a Project
Autor: Harald Lohrenscheit
580 m HDD in extremely difficult ground
Autor: Ernst Fengler
TIGF is the major gas network owner in South West France and is facing on some of its networks the demand to perform system improvements. In compliance with these improvements, a gas line, DN 350, located between the communities of Allier and ...
Polyamide as a reliable coating for steel pipe at Marl Chemical Park
Autor: Marc Stich / Markus Hartmann / Hans-Jürgen Kocks / Jürgen Höchst
Innovative material and a wealth of technical know-how are the main ingredients of the new pipeline that has been built on the doorstep of Marl Chemical Park. Starting in 2015, liquid hydrocarbons can now be conveyed safely over 10 km from the ...