Publications

[updated June 2017]

This page has a reverse chronological list of my publications. For a list sorted by citation counts, see my Google Scholar profile.

Peer Reviewed

B. Ghaddar, M. Claeys, M. Mevissen, B.J. Eck (2017) Polynomial optimization for water networks: Global solutions for the valve setting problem European Journal of Operational Research 261 (2), 450-459.

B. J. Eck, H. Saito and S. A. McKenna (2016). “Temperature dynamics and water quality in distribution systems,” IBM Journal of Research and Development, vol. 60, no. 5/6, pp. 7:1-7:8, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  Link  pdf

B. Eck (2016). “Use of a Smoothed Model for Pipe Friction Loss.” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. Link pdf

B. Eck (2016). ” An R package for reading EPANET files.” Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 84, October 2016, Pages 149-154. Link pdf

B. Eck; E. Arandia; J. Naoum-Sawaya; F. Wirth (2015). “Decomposition Approach for Background Leakage Assessment: BBLAWN Instance.” J. Water Resour. Plann. Manage., 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000602, C4015009. Link pdf

J. Naoum-Sawaya; B. Ghaddar; E. Arandia; B. Eck (2015). “Simulation-optimization approaches for water pump scheduling and pipe replacement problems.” European Journal of Operational Research 246(1)293–306. Link

Arandia, E., Ba, A., Eck, B., and McKenna, S. (2015). “Tailoring Seasonal Time Series Models to Forecast Short-Term Water Demand.” J. Water Resour. Plann. Manage., 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000591, 04015067. Link pdf

B. Ghaddar; J. Naoum-Sawaya; A. Kishimoto; N. Taheri; B. Eck. (2015). “A Lagrangian decomposition approach for the pump scheduling problem in water networks.” European Journal of Operational Research 241 (2), 490-50. Link

B. Eck; M. Mevissen (2015). “Quadratic approximations for pipe friction.” Journal of Hydroinformatics 17(3) 462-472. Link

F. Fusco; B. Eck; S. McKenna (2014). “Bad Data Analysis with Sparse Sensors for Leak Localisation in Water Distribution Networks.” 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 3642-3647. Link 

Rounce, D; B. Eck; M. Barrett; D. Lawler (2012). “Reducing Turbidity of Construction Site Runoff: Coagulation with Polyacrylamide.” Transportation Research Record. 12-1250.

Eck, B.; R. Winston; W. Hunt; M. Barrett (2012). “Water Quality of Drainage from Permeable Friction Course.” Journal of Environmental Engineering. Link

Klenzendorf, J.B.; B. Eck; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau (2012). “Quantifying the behavior of porous asphalt overlays with respect to drainage hydraulics and runoff water quality.” Environmental and Engineering Geoscience. 18 (1) 99-111. Link

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau (2012). “Forchheimer flow in gently sloping layers: application to drainage of porous asphalt.” Water Resources Research. 48, W01530, doi:10.1029/2011WR010837. Link pdf

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau (2012).  “Coupled Surface-Subsurface Model for Simulating Drainage from Permeable Friction Course Highways.” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 138(13). Link. pdf

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau (2011). “Correction to ‘Drainage Hydraulics of porous pavement overlays.'”  Water Resources Research 47, W03901, doi:10.1029/2011WR010404.  Link

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; A. McFarland; L. Hauck. (2010)  “Hydrologic and Water Quality Aspects of Using a Compost/Mulch Blend for Erosion Control.” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 136(9)  646-655.  Link

 

Conferences

Eck, B. (2016) epanetReader: A Package for Reading EPANET Files into R. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2016: pp. 487-496. Link pdf

B Eck; F. Fusco; N Taheri (2015) Scenario Generation for Network Optimization with Uncertain Demands. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2015: pp. 844-852. Link pdf

ME Purcell, MG Barry, BJ Eck (2014) Using Smart Water Meters In (Near) Real-Time On The iWIDGET System. HIC 2014 – 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics. Link pdf

M. Barry; M.  Purcell; B. Eck; J. Hayes; E. Arandia (2014) “Web Services for Water Systems: the iWIDGET REST API” Procedia Engineering 89, 1120-1127. Link

E Arandia, B Eck, S McKenna (2014). The Effect of Temporal Resolution on the Accuracy of Forecasting Models for Total System Demand, Procedia Engineering 89, 916-925. Link

BJ Eck, E Arandia, J Naoum-Sawaya, F Wirth (2014) “A Simulation-Optimization Approach for Reducing Background Leakage in Water Systems” Procedia Engineering 89, 59-68. Link

B. Eck; S. McKenna; A. Akrhiev; A. Kishimoto; P. Palmes; N. Taheri; S. van den Heever (2014) “Pump Scheduing for Uncertain Electricity Prices.”  World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2014: pp. 426-434. Link  pdf

SA McKenna, F Fusco, BJ Eck (2013) “Water demand pattern classification from smart meter data” Procedia Engineering 70, 1121-1130. Link

B Eck, M Mevissen (2013) “Fast non-linear optimization for design problems on water networks” World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Cincinnati, OH. Link

B. Eck (2012). “Smartphones for urban hydrology: an analysis of Creekwatch observations.” AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1478. Link

Wasserkrug, S.; S. Van Den Heever; E. Israeli; S. Zeltyn; A. Zadorojniy; B. Eck; M. Mevissen (2012). “Non-Invasive Non-Revenue Water Reduction using Analytics and Optimization.” Water Loss Europe 2012, May 23-25.

M. Mevissen; B. Eck; S. Van Den Heever (2012). “Convex Optimization and MINLP Approaches for Decision Problems in Water Distribution Networks” INFORMS Optimization Society Conference, Coral Gables, Florida, February 24-26.

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau. (2011). “Drainage Hydraulics of Porous Pavement Overlays” Proc. World Environmental and Water Resources Conf.: Palm Springs, California, May 22-66.

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau. (2010). “A Physically-based Model for Surface and Subsurface Drainage from Porous Pavement Overlays.” Poster presentation.  American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 13-17.

Eck, B.; B. Klenzendorf; R. Charbeneau; M. Barrett (2010) “Permeable Friction Course for Sustainable Highways” Proc. Green Streets and Highways Conf.: ASCE.

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; A. McFarland; L. Hauck. (2010) “Evaluation of Compost as an Alternative to Hydromulch for Vegetative Stabilization.” Proc. TMDL 2010 Conf., CD-ROM: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

Eck, B.; R. Charbeneau; M. Barrett (2010). “A Drainage Model for Roadways Paved with Permeable Friction Course.” National Hydraulic Engineering Conference, Park City, Utah, August 31-September 3.

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau (2010). “Permeable Friction Course: Using the Road as a BMP.” The North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition (StormCon), San Antontio, Texas, August 1-5.

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau; B. Klenzendorf (2010). “Water Quality of Drainage from Permeable Friction Course.” Texas Section ASCE Spring 2010 Meeting, Austin, Texas, April 11-13.

Klenzendorf, B; M. Barrett; R. Charbeneau; B. Eck (2010). “Measurements and Changes of Hydraulic Conductivity of Permeable Friction Course.” Texas Section ASCE Spring 2010 Meeting, Austin, Texas, April 11-13, 2010.

Barrett, M; B. Klenzendorf; B. Eck; R. Charbeneau (2009). “Water Quality and Hydraulic Properties of the Permeable Friction Course.” Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Conference 2009, Kansas City, MO, May 17-21, 2009.

Eck, B.; M. Barrett; A. McFarland; L. Hauck (2008). “Comparison of Compost and Hydromulch for Stabilization of Disturbed Sites”, Texas Section ASCE Fall 2008 Meeting, Dallas, Texas, October 1-4, 2008.

Barrett, M.; A. McFarland; B. Eck; T. Adams (2008). “Comparison of Compost and Hydromulch for Stabilization of Disturbed Sites”, World Environmental and Water Resources Conference 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 12-16, 2008.

doi:10.1029/2011WR010404, in press (accepted 26 Jan. 2011)