Failure Reconfiguration of Pumps in Two Reservoirs Connected to Overhead Tank

  • Ravi PatelEmail author
  • Anil Gojiya
  • Dipankar Deb
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 757)


This paper makes two main contributions. The first one is a modeling of groundwater forced into overhead tanks with single and two groundwater reservoirs. The second contribution is to formulate failure reconfiguration using DC gain technique for the stable linear MISO or MIMO system. This work deals with the failure reconfiguration of pumps in two natural water reservoirs connected to single overhead tank system. Pump failure happens when debris material available in water arrives at impeller of the pump and is stuck at a certain speed and leads to reduced output performance. Proposed failure reconfiguration scheme provides redundancy in output, and the effect of failure is compensated by the remaining pump. The simulation has been done in MATLAB/Simulink.


DC gain Controller reconfiguration Underground water reservoirs Water distribution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research and ManagementAhmedabadIndia

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