Leak Detection Methods—A Technical Review

  • R. RamadeviEmail author
  • J. Jaiganesh
  • N. R. Krishnamoorthy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 500)


For safe transmission of various fluids or gases leakage detection in pipelines is very important. The leak of hazardous/dangerous fluids and gases can cause loss of property and lives (e.g., the Bhopal gas tragedy). Hence review of various available technologies should be necessary in order to identify a technology which provides an easy, adaptable, flexible, inexpensive, and efficient approach for real-time distributed data acquisition and monitoring. Based on review one can able to know that which technology has a very low false alarm rate and cost effective one etc. In this paper the performance and ability of the different systems is compared in terms of their leak detection capability.


Leak detection Review methods Pipeline False alarm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Ramadevi
    • 1
    Email author
  • J. Jaiganesh
    • 1
  • N. R. Krishnamoorthy
    • 1
  1. 1.Sathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia

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