A Heuristic Aid for the Design of Sewer Networks

by Jon C. Liebman,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1967, Vol. 93, Issue 4, Pg. 81-90

Document Type: Journal Paper


A simple search method for seeking improved layouts in gravity-flow sewage collection networks is presented. The method begins with a designer-selected layout, and attempts to find layouts with smaller total costs. A digital computer program is used to obtain the results.

Subject Headings: Algorithms | Sewers | Gravity sewers | Sewage | Computer software | Computer networks

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