Picture of virus under microscope

Research under the microscope...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs.

Strathprints serves world leading Open Access research by the University of Strathclyde, including research by the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS), where research centres such as the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), the Cancer Research UK Formulation Unit, SeaBioTech and the Centre for Biophotonics are based.

Explore SIPBS research

A peaking factor based statistical approach to the incorporation of variations in demands in the reliability analysis of water distribution systems

Surendran, S. and Tanyimboh, T. and Tabesh, M. (2003) A peaking factor based statistical approach to the incorporation of variations in demands in the reliability analysis of water distribution systems. In: Proceedings of the ninth international conference on civil and structural engineering computing. Civil-Comp proceedings, 77 . Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, United Kingdom. ISBN 1759-3433

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

In the literature few studies can be found in which the variation of demand has been considered for reliability analysis purposes. Consideration of the probabilistic nature of demand should lead to more realistic assessments of the performance of water distribution systems. In the past most of the design and reliability analysis methods for water distribution systems were based on a fixed value of demand. There is little information in the literature on this fixed demand value and how it can be calculated.