Optimization of Pipe Network Design using Genetic Algorithm

Sanjay Kumar Srivastava*, Rajesh Kumar**, Prabhat Kumar Singh Dikshit***
** Ph. D. Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering. IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India.
** Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India.
*** Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India.
Periodicity:March - May'2015
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jce.5.2.3352


A good water distribution system (WDS) continues to deliver water at all nodes of pipe network to fulfill various water pressure and demand conditions. In this paper, the authors used Genetic Algorithms (GA), a methodology for optimizing pipe networks. A computational code has been developed using Matlab software for optimization of pipe network. To ensure the validity of the code developed, it was tested with the Gessler (1985) pipe network design. This tested code can be further used for design and analysis of pipe network.


Optimization, Pipe Network, Genetic Algorithm.

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Srivastava,S,K., Kumar,R., and Dikshit,P,K,S. (2015). Optimization of Pipe Network Design using Genetic Algorithm. i-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering, 5(2), 31-38. https://doi.org/10.26634/jce.5.2.3352


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