Leak detection in water-filled small-diameter polyethylene pipes by means of acoustic emission measurements

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Alberto Martini; Marco Troncossi; Alessandro Rivola;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Applied Sciences (issn: 2076-3417)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/app7010002
  • Subject: Chemistry | Applied Mathematics | Service pipe | QD1-999 | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Technology | QH301-705.5 | TA1-2040 | Customer connection | T | Leak detection | Water supply network | Physics | Acoustic emission | QC1-999 | Biology (General)

The implementation of effective strategies to manage leaks represents an essential goal for all utilities involved with drinking water supply in order to reduce water losses affecting urban distribution networks. This study concerns the early detection of leaks occurrin... View more
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