Publications

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Peer-reviewed journal publications

Pecci F, Abraham E, Stoianov I,  (2017) Outer approximation and model reduction for optimal valve placement and operation in large scale water distribution networks,  Under Review.

Abraham E.Blokker E.J.M, and Stoianov, I. (2018) Decreasing the Discolouration Risk of Drinking Water Distribution Systems through Optimised Topological Changes and Optimal Flow Velocity Control, ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 144(2), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000878. Open Acess Link | Cite .

Gilbert, D., Abraham E, Montalvo, I., & Piller, O. (2017). Iterative Multistage Method for a Large Water Network Sectorization into DMAs under Multiple Design Objectives. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 143(11), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000835. Open Access Link | Cite.

Pecci F, Abraham E, Stoianov I, (2017) Quadratic Head Loss Approximations for Optimisation Problems in Water Supply Networks. Journal of Hydroinformatics, . Open Access Link | Cite.

Herrera, M., Wright, R., Abraham, E., Izquierdo, J., Pérez-García,  R. (2016). Medidas híbridas para el análisis de la resiliencia de redes de distribución de agua (Hydraulic Conditions and Graph Centrality Measures for Assessing Water Distribution Networks Resilience),  26(NE-3), 82-90, doi: 10.15174/au.2016.1058, Open Access Link.

Pecci F, Abraham E,  Stoianov I, Penalty and relaxation methods for the optimal placement and operation of control valves in water supply networks. Computational Optimization and Applications, 2017, Vol: 67, No: 1, Pages: 201-223, DOI: 10.1007/s10589-016-9888-z, Open Access Link | Cite.

Abraham, E., & Stoianov, I. (2017). Constraint-preconditioned inexact Newton method for hydraulic simulation of large-scale water distribution networks. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 4(3), 610-619. [7463053]. DOI: 10.1109/TCNS.2016.2548418  Open Access Link | Cite

Menke R, Kadehjian K, Abraham E, Stoianov E,  Investigating trade-offs between the operating cost and green house gas emissions from water distribution systems, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments (2017), Volume 21, June 2017, Pages 13-22, ISSN 2213-1388. Open Access Link | Cite

Menke R, Abraham E, Parpas P, Stoianov I, 2016. Exploring optimal pump scheduling in water distribution networks with branch and bound methods, Water Resources Management,Vol: 30, No: 14, Pages: 5333-5349, doi: 10.1007/s11269-016-1490-8. Open Access Link | Cite

Pecci F, Abraham E, Stoianov I, 2016, Scalable Pareto set generation for multiobjective co-design problems in water distribution networks: a continuous relaxation approach, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (2016), Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 857–869. Open Access Link

Herrera M, Abraham E, and Stoianov I. “A graph-theoretic framework for assessing the resilience of sectorised water distribution networks.” Water Resources Management, Vol :30 No: 5 (2016): 1685-1699. Open Access Link | Cite

Menke R, Abraham E, Parpas P, Stoianov I, 2016, Demonstrating demand response from water distribution system through pump scheduling, Applied Energy, Vol: 170, Pages: 377-387, ISSN: 0306-2619. Open Access Link | Cite

Abraham E, Kerrigan EC, 2015, Lower-Order H∞ Filter Design for Bilinear Systems With Bounded Inputs, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol: 63, Pages: 895-906, ISSN: 1053-587X. Open Access Link | Cite

Abraham, E. and Stoianov, I., 2015. Sparse null space algorithms for hydraulic analysis of large-scale water supply networks. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 142(3), p.04015058. Open Access Link | Cite

Wright R, Abraham E, Parpas P, Stoianov Iet al., 2015, Control of water distribution networks with dynamic DMA topology using strictly feasible sequential convex programming, Water Resources Research, Vol: 51, Pages: 9925-9941, ISSN: 0043-1397. Open Access Link | Cite

Abraham E, Kerrigan EC, 2013, Optimal Active Control and Optimization of a Wave Energy Converter, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, Vol: 4, Pages: 324-332, ISSN: 1949-3029. Open Access Link | Cite


Peer-reviewed conference publications

Pecci F, Abraham E, Stoianov I. (2017) Outer approximation methods for the solution of co-design optimisation problems in water distribution networks, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, July 2017.

Aydin BE, Rutten M, Oude Essink GHP,  Delsman J,  Abraham E (2017) Model Predictive Control of Salinity in a Polder Ditch Under High Saline Groundwater Exfiltration Conditions: A Test Case, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, July 2017.

Abraham E, Blokker E.J.M, and Stoianov, I. (2016) Network Analysis, Control Valve Placement and Optimal Control of Flow Velocity for Self-Cleaning Water Distribution Systems, Water Distribution System Analysis Conference, WDSA2016, July 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.03.272. Open Access Link | Cite

Menke, R., Abraham, E., and Stoianov, I. (2016) Extending the Envelope of Demand Response Provision through Variable Speed Pumps. Water Distribution System Analysis Conference, WDSA2016, July 2016.

Herrera, M., Abraham, E., Wright, R., Izquierdo, J., Pérez-García, R. Medidas híbridas para el análisis de la resiliencia de redes de distribución de agua, accepted in XIV Iberoamerican Seminar, SEREA 2015 (Sept. 2015, Guanajuato, Mexico)

Menke, R., Abraham, E., and Stoianov, I. (2016) Modeling Variable Speed Pumps for Optimal Pump Scheduling. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2016: pp. 199-209. Access LinkCite

Herrera M, Abraham E, Stoianov I, 2015, Graph-theoretic Surrogate Measures for Analysing the Resilience of Water Distribution Networks, Pages: 1241-1248, ISSN: 1877-7058. Open Access Link | Cite

Kartakis, S., Abraham, E., & McCann, J. A. (2015, April). WaterBox: A Testbed for Monitoring and Controlling Smart Water Networks. InProceedings of the 1st ACM International Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems for Smart Water Networks (p. 8). ACM. Open Access Link | Cite

Pecci F, Abraham E, Stoianov I, 2015, Mathematical Programming Methods for Pressure Management in Water Distribution Systems, Pages: 937-946, ISSN: 1877-7058. Open Access Link | Cite

Menke R, Abraham E, Parpas P, Stoianov I, 2015, Approximation of system components for pump scheduling optimisation, Pages: 1059-1068. Open Access Link | Cite

Abraham E, and Stoianov I. Efficient Preconditioned Iterative Methods for Hydraulic Simulation of Large Scale Water Distribution Networks, Procedia Engineering, Volume 119, 2015, Pages 623-632.

Wright R, Abraham E, Parpas P, Stoianov I, 2015, Optimized control of pressure reducing valves in water distribution networks with dynamic topology, Pages: 1003-1011. Cite

Abraham E, Kerrigan EC, 2013, Estimator design for input-constrained bilinear systems with application to wave energy conversion, 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, 2013, pp. 5686-5691. Author Web Link | Cite

Abraham, E., & Kerrigan, E. C. (2012, December). Optimal active control of a wave energy converter.2012 IEEE 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Maui, HI, 2012, pp. 2415-2420. Author Web Link | Open Access Link | Cite

Other publications

Abraham E, Stoianov I, An efficient null space inexact Newton method for hydraulic simulation of water distribution networks, ArXiv e-prints. Publisher Web Link |  Open Access Link| Cite

Stoianov, I., Pecci, F. Abraham, E. (2015). Patent Application, No. GB1522553.5. Management of Liquid Conduit Systems: Multi-objective Co-design Approaches for Water Distribution Network Design, Rehabilitation and Management (Priority Date: Dec 21, 2015).

Pecci F, Abraham E, Stoianov I, Multiobjective pressure optimization in water distribution systems, Poster presentation at 14th Int. Conference on Computing and Control in the Water Industry (CCWI). 2016.