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2018

Resilience Computations for Optimal Operation of Water Distribution Systems

Khatavkar, P. & Mays, L., Jan 1 2018, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2018: Hydraulics and Waterways, Water Distribution Systems Analysis, and Smart Water - Selected Papers from the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2018. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 357-369 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
methodology
Drought
genetic algorithm
MATLAB
2017

Model for Optimal Operation of Water Distribution Pumps with Uncertain Demand Patterns

Khatavkar, P. & Mays, L., 2017, Pipelines 2017: Planning and Design - Proceedings of Sessions of the Pipelines 2017 Conference. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 107-117 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

pump
Pumps
Water
water
Water distribution systems
2 Citations (Scopus)

Model for the real-time operation of water distribution systems under limited power availability

Khatavkar, P. & Mays, L., 2017, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2017: International Perspectives, History and Heritage, Emerging Technologies, and Student Papers - Selected Papers from the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2017. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 171-183 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

genetic algorithm
simulator
energy
pumping
pump
2 Citations (Scopus)

Testing an Optimization/Simulation Model for the Real-Time Operations of Water Distribution Systems under Limited Power Availability

Khatavkar, P. & Mays, L., 2017, Congress on Technical Advancement 2017: Infrastructure Resilience and Energy - Papers from Sessions of the 1st Congress on Technical Advancement. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
genetic algorithm
Genetic algorithms
Availability
simulator
2004
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization modeling approach in the design of stable channel system

Carriaga, C. C., Tuncok, I. K. & Mays, L., 2004, Joint Conference on Water Resource Engineering and Water Resources Planning and Management 2000: Building Partnerships. Vol. 104.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

modeling
economic system
Drainage
Erosion
Hydraulics
1999
2 Citations (Scopus)

Operation of multiple reservoir systems to control sedimentation in rivers and reservoirs

Nicklow, J. W. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sedimentation
Rivers
Scour
Sediment transport
Open channel flow

Optimal operation of soil aquifer treatment systems under uncertainty using genetic algorithms

Tang, A. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aquifers
Genetic algorithms
Hydraulics
Soils
Infiltration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal operation of water distribution systems for water quality purposes

Sakarya, A. B. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Water quality
Pumps
Mathematical programming
Nonlinear programming
5 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization approach to stable channel design

Carriaga, C. C. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Erosion
Hydraulics
19 Citations (Scopus)

The application of simulated annealing to the optimal operation of water systems

Goldman, F. E. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulated annealing
Water quality
Water distribution systems
Hydraulics
Water
1 Citation (Scopus)

Water resources management in developing countries and the role of world bank

Tuncok, I. K., Mays, L. & Briscoe, J., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water resources
Developing countries
Economics
Water
1998

New methodologies for optimal operation of water distribution systems for water quality purposes

Sakarya, A. B., Goldman, F. E. & Mays, L., 1998, International Conference on Hydraulic Engineering Software, Hydrosoft, Proceedings. Blain, W. R. (ed.). Ashurst, United Kingdom: Computational Mechanics Publ, p. 101-110 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Water quality
Mathematical programming
Simulated annealing
Pumps
1996

Uncertainty and risk analyses for FEMA alluvial fan method

Zhao, B. & Mays, L., 1996, Risk-Based Decision Making in Water Resources, Proceedings of the Conference. New York, NY, United States: ASCE, p. 180-190 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

alluvial fan
hydraulic structure
hazard
runoff
road
1995
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of methodology for the optimal operation of soil aquifer treatment systems

Tang, Z., Li, G., Mays, L. & Fox, P., 1995, Proc 22 Annu Conf Integr Water Res Plan 21 Century. p. 891-894 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aquifers
Simulators
Soils
Nonlinear programming
Dynamic programming

Operation of recharge basin systems: an optimal control approach

Mushtaq, H. & Mays, L., 1995, International Symposium on Artificial Recharge of Ground Water - Proceedings. New York, NY, United States: ASCE, p. 352-361 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

recharge
infiltration
basin
soil moisture
groundwater flow
1994

Differential dynamic programming for estuarine management

Li, G. & Mays, L., 1994, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Water Policy and. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 653-656 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic programming
Estuaries
Fisheries
Computational complexity
Hydrodynamics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Methods for risk and reliability analysis

Mays, L., 1994, Risk-Based Decision Making in Water Resources, Proceedings of theConference. Haimes, Y. Y., Moser, D. A. & Stakhiv, Z. (eds.). New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 26-44 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

reliability analysis
infrastructure
design method
method
water distribution system

Multiobjective models for determining freshwater inflows to bays and Estuaries

Mao, N., LeBlanc, L., Siebert, J., Shi, W. & Mays, L., 1994, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Water Policy and. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 649-652 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Estuaries
Fish
Nonlinear programming

Optimal operation of soil aquifer treatment system

Tang, Z. & Mays, L., 1994, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Water Policy and. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 441-444 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aquifers
Infiltration
Soils
Nitrogen removal
Soil moisture

Optimization of reservoir releases to control river sedimentation using differential dynamic programming

Carriaga, C. C. & Mays, L., 1994, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Water Policy and. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 13-16 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

River control
Dynamic programming
Sedimentation
Rivers
Dams

Stochastic optimal control for determination of freshwater inflows to Estuaries

Zhao, B. & Mays, L., 1994, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Water Policy and. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 645-648 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Estuaries
Nutrients
Feedback control
Numerical models
Hydrodynamics
1993
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hydraulic modeling of alluvial plains (slopes) and alluvial fans using DAMBRK

Mays, L. & Mushtaq, H., 1993, Proceedings of the Symposium on Engineering Hydrology. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 270-275 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Unsteady flow
Fans
Hydraulics
Hydraulic structures

Multiobjective models for determining fresh water inflows to bays and estuaries

Mao, N. & Mays, L., 1993, Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 181-184 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Estuaries
Fish
Water

New methodology for optimization of freshwater inflows to estuaries

Bao, Y. & Mays, L., 1993, Proceedings - National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering. pt 1 ed. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 653-658 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Estuaries
Nonlinear programming
Fish
Hydrodynamics
Function evaluation

Optimal rehabilitation model for water distribution systems

Kim, J. H. & Mays, L., 1993, Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 400-403 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Patient rehabilitation
Cost functions
Pipe
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization modeling for sedimentation in alluvial rivers considering uncertainties

Carriaga, C. C. & Mays, L., 1993, Proceedings - National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering. pt 1 ed. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 125-130 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sedimentation
Rivers
Sediments
Nonlinear programming
Dynamic programming

Optimum operation of recharge basins

Mushtaq, H., Mays, L. & Lansey, K. E., 1993, Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 593-596 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Infiltration
Soil moisture
Groundwater flow
Nonlinear programming
Kinematics

Uncertainty analysis of the FEMA method for alluvial fans

Zhao, B. & Mays, L., 1993, Proceedings - National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering. Shen, H. W., Su, S. T. & Wen, F. (eds.). pt 2 ed. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 2098-2013 86 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Uncertainty analysis
Fans
Hydraulics
Hydraulic structures
Uncertainty
1992

Optimization model for operation of recharge basins

Mushtaq, H., Mays, L. & Lansey, K. E., 1992, Water Resources Planning and Management: Saving a Threatened Resource - In Search of Solutions, Proceedings of the Water Resources Sessions at Water Forum. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 305-309 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

recharge
basin
infiltration
groundwater flow
1990
2 Citations (Scopus)

Models for optimal maintenance of hydraulic structures

Mays, L., 1990, Water Resour Infrastruct Needs Econ Financ. Boston, MA, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 105-108 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydraulic structures
Preventive maintenance
Costs
Repair
Economics

Optimization of freshwater inflow to estuaries

Tung, Y. K., Bao, Y. & Mays, L., 1990, Optim Resour Water Manage Proc ASCE 17th Annu Natl Conf. Boston, MA, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 801-805 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Estuaries
Uncertainty

Rehabilitation model for water distribution systems

Kim, J. H. & Mays, L., 1990, Water Resour Infrastruct Needs Econ Financ. Boston, MA, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 82-87 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Patient rehabilitation
Cost functions
Simulators
Pipe
1989

Model for determining the optimal rehabilitation and replacement of water distribution system pipes

Lansey, K. E., Basnet, C. & Mays, L., 1989, Proc 1989 Natl Conf Hydraulic Eng. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 1181-1186 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Patient rehabilitation
Pipe
Nonlinear programming
Aging of materials

Optimal reliability based design for water distribution systems

Cullinane, M. J., Lansey, K. E. & Mays, L., 1989, Proc 1989 Natl Conf Hydraulic Eng. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 774-779 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Availability
Dynamical systems
Hydraulics
Optimal design
1988

Methodology for the optimal reliability based design and analysis of pumping systems for water distribution networks

Duan, N. & Mays, L., 1988, Crit Water Issues Comput Appl Proc 15th Annu Water Resour Conf. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 154-157 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electric power distribution
Simulators
Water
Nonlinear programming
Reliability analysis
7 Citations (Scopus)

New methodology for determining the optimal rehabilitation and replacement of water distribution system components

Su, Y. C. & Mays, L., 1988, Hydraul Eng Proc 1988 Natl Conf Hydraul Eng. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 1149-1154 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Patient rehabilitation
Gradient methods
Integer programming
Nonlinear programming

Task committee report on reliability analysis of water distribution systems

Mays, L., 1988, Hydraul Eng Proc 1988 Natl Conf Hydraul Eng. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 1143-1148 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Reliability analysis
Water supply systems
Patient rehabilitation
Hydraulics

Water distribution systems analysis package

Su, Y. C., Mays, L. & Mueller, D., 1988, Crit Water Issues Comput Appl Proc 15th Annu Water Resour Conf. New York, NY, United States: Publ by ASCE, p. 142-145 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Systems analysis
Software packages
Pumps
Friction
1987
16 Citations (Scopus)

MODEL FOR THE OPTIMAL REHABILITATION AND REPLACEMENT OF WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM COMPONENTS.

Woodburn, J., Lansey, K. & Mays, L., 1987, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 606-611 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Patient rehabilitation
Hydraulics
Costs
Pipe
4 Citations (Scopus)

OPTIMAL DESIGN OF LARGE SCALE WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS.

Lansey, K. E. & Mays, L., 1987, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 475-480 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Gradient methods
Control theory
Pressure distribution
Pipe

REAL-TIME FLOOD MANAGEMENT MODEL FOR RIVER-RESERVOIR SYSTEMS.

Mays, L. & Unver, O., 1987, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 496-501 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rivers
Runoff
Rain
Display devices
Flow rate
4 Citations (Scopus)

RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF PUMPING STATIONS AND STORAGE FACILITIES.

Duan, N. & Mays, L., 1987, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 600-605 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Reliability analysis
Availability
Pumps
1 Citation (Scopus)

WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM DESIGN BY CHANCE-CONSTRAINED MODEL.

Tung, Y. K., Lansey, K., Duan, N. & Mays, L., 1987, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 588-593 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Surface roughness
Systems analysis
Pipe
Mathematical models
1986
10 Citations (Scopus)

MODELING RELIABILITY IN WATER DISTRIBUTION NETWORK DESIGN.

Mays, L., Duan, N. & Su, Y. C., 1986, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 1272-1279 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Electric power distribution
Water
Costs
Pipe
1985

LARGE-SCALE OPTIMIZATION MODELS FOR GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT.

Mays, L., Wanakule, N. & Lasdon, L., 1985, Water Resources Symposium. Smerdon, E. T. & Jordan, W. R. (eds.). 12 ed. Cent for Research in Water Resources, p. 309-329 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Groundwater
Aquifers
1 Citation (Scopus)

METHODS FOR RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF WATER DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS.

Mays, L., 1985, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 347-352 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Reliability analysis
Electric power distribution
Water

OPTIMIZATION OF REGIONAL DETENTION STORMWATER NETWORKS VIA DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING FOR THE CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS.

Taur, C. K., Toth, G., Oswald, G. E. & Mays, L., 1985, University of Kentucky, Office of Engineering Services, (Bulletin) UKY BU. Huffsey, R. R. & De Vore, R. W. (eds.). Lexington, KY, USA: Univ of Kentucky, Office of Engineering Services (OES P-845224), p. 237-245 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic programming
Costs
Ponds
Watersheds
Hydraulics
1984

DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL FOR DETERMINING OPTIMAL PUMPING AND RECHARGE OF LARGE SCALE AQUIFERS.

Wanakule, N., Mays, L. & Lasdon, L., 1984, Unknown Host Publication Title. Charbeneau, R. J. & Popkin, B. P. (eds.). Bethesda, MD, USA: American Water Resources Assoc, p. 263-270 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aquifers
Control theory
Surface waters
Large scale systems
Groundwater

HYDRAULIC UNCERTAINTY IN RISK ANALYSIS.

Mays, L. & Lee, H. L., 1984, Unknown Host Publication Title. Schreiber, D. L. (ed.). New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 101-108 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Risk analysis
Hydraulics
Hydraulic structures
Uncertainty
Mathematical models
1983

ADVANCES IN RISK AND RELIABILITY ANALYSIS FOR HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES.

Lee, H. L. & Mays, L., 1983, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, NY, USA: ASCE, p. 467-473 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydraulic structures
Risk analysis
Reliability analysis