Computer Controls For Aqueduct Operation

by Alfred R. Golze,

Serial Information: Journal of the Pipeline Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 1, Pg. 19-28

Document Type: Journal Paper


Computer control of the operation of the California Water Project is planned. Such control will permit simultaneous operation of project facilities. The existing South Bay Aqueduct has been instrumented and will be used as a model to study the control system for the entire project. The plan for computer operation of the South Bay Aqueduct is described. Control and communication equipment as well as the equipment and arrangement of the control centers are described. Operational modes of the facilities and the computer programs and the proposed program for testing and evaluation of the South Bay control system are described.

Subject Headings: Control systems | Bays | Computing in civil engineering | Aqueducts | Equipment and machinery | Computer software | Permits | California | United States

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