Pipe Network Optimisation Using Genetic Algorithms

by Angus R. Simpson, Univ of Adelaide, Adelaide,
Laurie J. Murphy, Univ of Adelaide, Adelaide,
Graeme C. Dandy, Univ of Adelaide, Adelaide,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation


A new optimization technique of generic algorithms has recently been successfully applied to pipe network optimization. In this paper a parametric analysis is carried out of the genetic algorithm in order to assess the form of the fitness function.

Subject Headings: Pipe networks | Algorithms | Water supply systems | Water pipelines | Pipeline hydraulics | Water supply | Parameters (statistics)

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