Uncertainty Analysis as the Tool to Assess the Quality of Leak Detection and Localization Systems

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 519)


The new method of uncertainty analysis application for the assessment of leak detection systems is presented. It enables to assess the sensibility of the system, giving it the possibility of detecting leaks without excessive number of false alarms. It is also possible to assess the accuracy of leak localization. Experimental research confirmed the effectivity of the proposed method.


Leak detection Leak localization Leak localization uncertainty 



This research is funded from the budget of The Polish Ministry of Science in the years 2008–2011 as the research project Nr O R00 0013 06 and partly by statutory funds.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of MechatronicsWarsaw University of TechnologyWarszawaPoland
  2. 2.Industrial Research Institute for Automation and MeasurementsWarszawaPoland
  3. 3.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringBialystok University of TechnologyBiałystokPoland

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