01 Dec 2021
09:00 - 13:00 (CET)
RTC (Real-Time Control) Tools is an open-source toolbox for control and optimization of water systems like reservoir cascades, canal systems or river systems. RTC-Tools can support operational decisions on a short-term scale (1-2 weeks on time resolution in minutes or hours), mid-term scale (weeks to months) or long-term scale or strategic planning (years).
The training is split into two parts. In an introductory lecture, participants will learn the basics about applying optimization techniques for water systems: the mathematical background, the added value of optimization for water system management and different methods for conflict resolution and about methods to handle non-linear equations within the optimization.
Within the interactive sessions, the participants learn with the help of a simple example case of a single reservoir system
The (1-day equivalent) course will be provided online, making use of both pre-recorded videos as well as online interactive sessions. The videos will cover all the relevant presentations in 10-15 minute focused sections. We’ll ask you to watch a play list of these videos in preparation of each interactive session. The interactive sessions will start with a Q&A of the materials from the videos and continue with exercises with an example model.
In preparation of the training, we’ll send you all the material and will ask you to install the RTC-Tools on your own machine. While attending the training, it will be essential that you have a sufficiently fast internet connection to support a video call, as well as a headset.
Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 09:00 – 13:00 CET (Delft time, UTC+1)
Ivo Miltenburg, Deltares
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