“Interactive simulation of network pumping policies on a computer-based graphics system” by Perry and Keenan

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    Interactive simulation of network pumping policies on a computer-based graphics system



    This paper is concerned with the development of a computer-based graphics system for interactive simulation of pumping policies on water supply networks. The method evaluates various strategies which are input to the computer via a light-pen graphics facility, and displays to the operator the cost of the input strategy based on a mathematical model of the pumping tariff which is developed. The method has been used for policy analysis on a pressure zone of a network in the United Kingdom, and the calculations implemented on a Fortran-based minicomputer graphics system.


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