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Advanced Condition Assessment & Failure Prediction Technologies for Optimal Management of Critical Pipes

Project Member(s): Dissanayake, G., Valls Miro, J., Kodagoda, S., Alempijevic, A., Wang, J., Vidal Calleja, T.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Water Research Foundation
Monash University
South Australian Water Corporation
UK Water Industry Research Limited
Sydney Water Corporation (Sydney Water Corporation Partnership Fund)
University of Newcastle (The University of Newcastle)
City West Water (City West Water Industry Funding)
South East Water Limited
Water Corporation of Western Australia (Water Corporation Partner Funds)
Melbourne Water Corporation
Hunter Water Corporation (Hunter Water)

Start year: 2011

Publications:

Shi, L & Miro, JV 2018, 'Towards optimised and reconstructable sampling inspection of pipe integrity for improved efficiency of non-destructive testing', Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 515-523.
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Ulapane, N, Nguyen, LV, Valls Miro, J & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'A Solution to the Inverse Pulsed Eddy Current Problem Enabling 3D Profiling', 2018 13th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Wuhan, China, pp. 1267-1272.
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Valls Miro, J, Hunt, D, Ulapane, N & Behrens, M 2017, 'Towards Automatic Robotic NDT Dense Mapping for Pipeline Integrity Inspection', Field and Service Robotics: Results of the 11th International Conference, Conference on Field and Service Robotics, Springer International Publishing AG, Zurich, pp. 319-334.
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Falque, R, Vidal-Calleja, T & Miro, JV 2017, 'Defect Detection and Segmentation Framework for Remote Field Eddy Current Sensor Data', SENSORS, vol. 17, no. 10.
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Ulapane, N, Alempijevic, A, Calleja, TV & Miro, JV 2017, 'Pulsed Eddy Current Sensing for Critical Pipe Condition Assessment', SENSORS, vol. 17, no. 10.
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Munoz, F, Valls Miro, J, Dissanayake, G, Ulapane, N & Nguyen, LV 2017, 'Design of a Lock-in Amplifier Integrated with a Coil System for Eddy-Current Non-Destructive Inspection', Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, 12th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Siem Reap, Cambodia, pp. 1948-1953.

Nguyen, LV, Ulapane, N, Valls Miro, J, Dissanayake, G & Munoz, F 2017, 'Improved Signal Interpretation for Cast Iron Thickness Assessment based on Pulsed Eddy Current Sensing', Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Siem Reap, Cambodia, pp. 2005-2010.

Shi, L, Valls Miro, J, Vidal Calleja, T, Vitanage, D & Rajalingam, J 2017, 'Innovative Data-driven “along-the-pipe” Condition Assessment for Critical Water Mains', OZWATER’17 Australia’s International Water Conference & Exhibition, OZWATER’17 Australia’s International Water Conference & Exhibition, Australian Water Association, Sydney, pp. 1-8.

Sun, L, Vidal Calleja, TA & Valls Miro, JAIME 2017, 'Coupling Conditionally Independent Submaps for Large-Scale 2.5D Mapping with Gaussian Markov Random Fields', IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation : ICRA : [proceedings] IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE, Singapore, Singapore, pp. 3131-3137.
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Ulapane, N, Nguyen, LV, Valls Miro, J, Alempijevic, A & Dissanayake, G 2017, 'Designing A Pulsed Eddy Current Sensing Set-up for Cast Iron Thickness Assessment', Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Siem Reap, Cambodia, pp. 901-906.

Kodikara, J, Valls Miro, J & Melchers, R 2016, 'Failure Prediction of Critical Cast Iron Pipes', Advances in Water Research, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 6-11.

Valls Miro, J & Shi, L 2016, 'Aiming for the Holy Grail: Pipe Condition Assessment Along Critical Mains from Limited Inspections', Utility Magazine, vol. 10, pp. 90-92.

Falque, R, Vidal Calleja, TA, Dissanayake, G & Valls Miro, J 2016, 'From the skin-depth equation to the inverse RFEC sensor model', 2016 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, IEEE, Phuket, Thailand.

Shi, L & Valls Miro, J 2016, 'Towards Optimized and Reconstructable Sampling Inspection of Pipe Integrity for Improved Efficiency of NDT', 2016 IWA World Water Congress, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Shi, L, Valls Miro, J, Rajalingam, J, Wood, R & Vitanage, D 2016, 'High Precision GPS Aided In-pipe Distance Calibration For Satellite Image-based Pipeline Mapping', OZWATER’16 Australia’s International Water Conference & Exhibition, OZWATER’16 Australia’s International Water Conference & Exhibition, Australian Water Association, Melbourne, pp. 1-8.

Shi, L, Valls Miro, J, Zhang, T, Vidal Calleja, T, Sun, L & Dissanayake, G 2016, 'Constrained Sampling of 2.5D Probabilistic Maps for Augmented Inference', IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Daejeon, Korea.
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Sun, L, Vidal Calleja, TA & Valls Miro, J 2016, 'Gaussian Markov Random Fields for Fusion in Information Form', Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 1840-1845.
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Wijerathna, B, Falque, R, Kodagoda, S & Dissanayake, G 2016, 'Linear approximation for mapping remaining wall thickness using a magnetic flux leakage sensor', Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA, pp. 240-247.

Ulapane 2016, 'Nondestructive evaluation of ferromagnetic critical water pipes using pulsed eddy current testing'.

Falque, R, Vidal Calleja, TA & Valls Miro, J 2015, 'Kidnapped Laser-Scanner for Evaluation of RFEC Tool', IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 313-318.
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Shi, L, Sun, L, Vidal Calleja, T & Miro, JV 2015, 'Kernel-Specific Gaussian Process for Predicting Pipe Wall Thickness Maps', Website Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2015, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, AARA, Canberra, pp. 1-8.

Su, D, Valls Miro, J & Vidal Calleja, T 2015, 'Graph-SLAM based calibration of an embedded asynchronousmicrophone array for outdoor robotic target tracking', Assistive Robotics: Proceedings of the International Conference on CLAWAR 2015, International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), World Scientific, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, pp. 641-648.
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Su, D, Valls Miro, J & Vidal Calleja, T 2015, 'Modelling In-Pipe Acoustic Signal Propagation for Condition Assessment of Multi-Layer Water Pipelines', Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 545-550.
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Su, D, Valls Miro, J & Vidal Calleja, T 2015, 'Real-time Sound Source Localisation for Target Tracking Applications using an Asynchronous Microphone Array', 2015 IEEE 10th Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Auckland, New Zealand.
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Su, D, Vidal Calleja, TA & Valls Miro, J 2015, 'Simultaneous asynchronous microphone array calibration and sound source localisation', IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 5561-5567.
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Sun, L, Vidal Calleja, TA & Valls Miro, J 2015, 'Bayesian Fusion using Conditionally Independent Submaps for High Resolution 2.5D Mapping', Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE, Seattle, Washington, United States, pp. 3394-3400.
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Wijerathna, BS, Kodagoda, S, Valls Miro, J & Dissanayake, G 2015, 'Iterative Coarse to Fine Approach for Interpretation of Defect Profiles Using MFL Measurements', 2015 IEEE 10th Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Auckland, New Zealand.
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Falque, R, Vidal-Calleja, T, Valls Miro, J, Lingnau, DC & Russel, DE 2014, 'Background Segmentation to Enhance Remote Field Eddy Current Signals', https://ssl.linklings.net/conferences/acra/acra2014_proceedings/views/at_a_glance.html, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ARAA, Melbourne University.

Skinner, B, Vidal Calleja, T, Valls Miro, J, de Bruijn, F & Falque, R 2014, '3D Point Cloud Upsampling for Accurate Reconstruction of Dense 2.5D Thickness Maps.', https://ssl.linklings.net/conferences/acra/acra2014_proceedings/views/at_a_glance.html, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ARAA, Melbourne University.

Ulapane, N, Alempijevic, A, Vidal-Calleja, T, Valls Miro, J, Rudd, J & Roubal, M 2014, 'Gaussian process for interpreting pulsed eddy current signals for ferromagnetic pipe profiling', Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), 2014 IEEE 9th Conference on, IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Hangzhou, PEOPLES R CHINA, pp. 1762-1767.
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Vidal Calleja, TA, Su, D, De Bruijn, F & Valls Miro, J 2014, 'Learning Spatial Correlations for Bayesian fusion in Pipe Thickness Mapping', 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE, Hong Kong, pp. 1-8.
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Vidal Calleja, TA, Valls Miro, J, Martin, F, Lingnau, D & Russell, D 2014, 'Automatic Detection and Verification of Pipeline Construction Featureswith Multi-modal data', IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Chicago, IL, USA, pp. 3116-3122.
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Wijerathna, BS, Vidal Calleja, TA, Kodagoda, S, Zhang, Q & Valls Miro, J 2013, 'Multiple defect interpretation based on Gaussian processes for MFL technology', Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering vol 8694 - Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security 2013, Conference on Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security, SPIE, San Diego, USA, pp. 1-12.
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FOR Codes: Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation, Automation and Control Engineering, Water Services and Utilities