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Problems of the Influence of the Quality and Integrity of Input Data on the Reliability of Leak Detection Systems

  • Mateusz Turkowski
  • Andrzej Bratek


The authors describe the problems they have met during implementation of leak detection and localization systems for liquid and gas pipelines. The main problems are discontinuities of the data acquired from telemetry systems, damaged or bad calibrated measuring transmitters, drift of measuring instruments, bad balance between fluid entering and leaving the system and problems of the correct installation of temperature transmitters. The proposals how to overcome these problems have been presented.


Computational Fluid Dynamics Pipeline System Leak Detection Telemetry System Leak Localization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mateusz Turkowski
    • 1
  • Andrzej Bratek
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Metrology and Biomedical EngineeringWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Industrial Research Institute for Automation and MeasurementsWarsawPoland

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