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Non-Invasive Methods To Detect Underground Leaks

Abstract Water is one of, if not the most valuable natural resource but extremely challenging to manage. According to old research in the field, many Water Distribution Systems (WDSs) around the world lose above 40 percent of clean water pumped into the distribution system because of unfortune leaks before the water gets anywhere from the fresh water resources. By reducing the amount of water leaked, distribution system managers can reduce the amount of money, resources, and energy wasted on finding and repairing the leaks, and then producing and pumping water, increase system reliability and more easily satisfy present and future needs of all consumers. But having access to this information pre-amatively and sufficiently can be complex and time tak... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor srivastava, siddhant (Author) / Lee, TaeWoo (Advisor) / Kwan, Beomjin (Committee member) / Kim, Jeonglae (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Acoustics / Geophysical engineering / Fast fourier transform / Ground penetrating radar / Hydrophone / Leak detection / review
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 85 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Mechanical Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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