Title M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, 4/e
Author American Water Works Association
ISBN 9781625762528
List price USD 149.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 292
Book size 153 x 229 mm
Publishing year 2017
Original publisher American Water Works Association (Eurospan Group)
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Computer modeling is a water utility’s most powerful tool for managing and operating a water distribution system. This 4th edition of M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, describes how to build accurate water distribution system models, and use models to manage assets and solve hydraulic and water quality problems.

The manual discusses how to use models to:

  • Predict pressures and flows
  • Evaluate layouts and designs
  • Solve operating problems
  • Investigate control schemes
  • Size components
  • Develop new or improve existing flushing programs
  • Prioritize asset maintenance, rehabilitation, and replacement efforts
  • Calculate energy costs
  • Improve water quality

This edition has been updated to reflect significant changes in computer modeling and the water industry. It has more information on asset management, and new chapters on model maintenance and advanced modeling applications (e.g., system reliability and real-time modeling).



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Chapter 1: Introduction to Distribution System Modeling • Introduction • Purpose of This Manual • Historical Development of Distribution System Modeling • Distribution System Modeling Applications • Hydraulic Models • Trends • Summary • Additional Resources

Chapter 2: Building and Preparing the Model • Introduction • Planning the Hydraulic Model Construction and Development Process • Data Sources and Availability • Physical Facilities Development • Demand Development • Operational Data • References • Additional Resources

Chapter 3: Hydraulic Tests and Measurements • Introduction • Field Testing—Planning and Preparation • Water Distribution System Measurements • Water Distribution System Testing • Data Quality • References

Chapter 4: Hydraulic Calibration • Introduction • What Is Calibration? • Steady-State Calibration • EPS Calibration • References • Additional Resources

Chapter 5: Steady–State Simulation • Introduction • System Performance Analyses • System Design Criteria • Developing System Improvements • References • Additional Resources

Chapter 6: Extended-Period Simulation • Introduction • Extended-Period Simulation Basics • Extended-Period Simulation Setup • SCADA Information • Modeling Controls • Extended-Period Model Calibration • System Evaluations With Extended-Period Simulations • Special Types of Extended-Period Simulation Analyses • Additional Resources

Chapter 7: Water Quality Modeling • Introduction • Need for Water Quality Modeling • Uses of Water Quality Modeling • Water Quality Modeling Techniques • Governing Principles of Water Quality Modeling • Reactions Within Pipes and Storage Tanks • Computational Methods • Data Requirements • Modeling of Multiple Species • Objectives of Water Quality Testing and Monitoring • Monitoring and Sampling Principles • Water Quality Surveys • Use of Historical Data • Tracer Studies • Tank and Reservoir Field Studies • Laboratory Kinetic Studies • Water Quality Modeling and Testing Case Study • References

Chapter 8: Storage Tank Mixing and Water Age • Introduction • Types of Tanks and Reservoirs • Background • Factors That Affect Water Quality in Tanks • Types of Tank Modeling • Tank Model Verification • Strategies to Promote Mixing and Reduce Water Age • References

Chapter 9: Model Maintenance • Introduction • Reasons for Model Maintenance • Model Maintenance Plan • Model Update Frequency • Change Notification • Data Source Integration • Automated Model Update • Return on Investment in Modeling • Case Studies

Chapter 10: Transient Analysis • Synopsis • Introduction • Causes of Transients • Basic Pressure Wave Relations • Governing Equations • Numerical Solutions of Transients • Methods for Controlling Transients • Transient Modeling Considerations • Transient Model Input Data Requirements • Transient Model Calibration • Summary • Glossary of Notations • References

Chapter 11: Advanced Modeling Applications • Introduction • Reliability and Criticality • System Rehabilitation and Prioritization • Pump Energy Management • Pressure Zone Management • Flushing • Nonrevenue Water and District Meter Areas • Real-Time Modeling • Optimization for Planning and System Operations • References • Additional Resources


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Target Audience:

This book is intended for water supply treatment managers.


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