Int J Life Cycle Assess (2018) 23:1174–1191 DOI 10.1007/s11367-017-1346-3 EXERGY AND LCA Application of life cycle energy analysis for designing a water distribution network 1 2 3 4 Seungyub Lee & Do Guen Yoo & Donghwi Jung & Joong Hoon Kim Received: 14 October 2016 /Accepted: 30 May 2017 /Published online: 27 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract Proposed model is applied to three different scale WDN and Purpose The work here focused on developing a frame- demonstrated for three case studies. In the first case study, the work for the overall planning of water distribution net- proposed model was verified by comparing results with prior work (WDN) using life cycle energy analysis (LCEA) research studies. Then, LCEA was conducted for each of the method. During the life cycle, aging-based maintenance network. Finally, an optimal design of each network was scheduling was also carried out. Three different net- conducted. works that have a distinguishing range of pipe diameter Results and discussion The first case study results sizes and total pipe lengths were selected for study net- matched well to prior research studies, thereby demon- works in order to evaluate the scale dependency to en- strating that the applicability
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Published: Jun 27, 2017
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