Journal of Innovative Research in Engineering Sciences

Issn:2476-7611

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Water resources management and optimization of flood design using the moth-flame metaheuristics algorithm

Ali sheykhi Garousi, Farinaz zamani
Abstract

Using linear, nonlinear, and dynamic planning methods for water resources management has been common since a long time ago, but owing to some deficiencies, today much attention is paid to heuristics methods. Among the optimization algorithms, the moth-fire algorithm can be considered. In this paper, the optimization of the flood management plan was carried out using the moth-fire algorithm. In order to consider the flood damage in each month, the estimated damage values are determined according to the floods routing with different return periods in the downstream of the dam using MATLAB software. The sum of the expected damage of flood and lack of need supply in the objective function will be minimized using the moth-fire algorithm. The results of a case study carried out on the Aras dam indicate the efficiency of the proposed optimization model in supplying the needs and reducing the flood damage in the downstream.

Published on the web: 2019-03-09
Received : 2019-02-12
Submitting : 2019-01-16
Keywords
Keyword:1- Flood
Keyword:2- Optimization
Keyword:3- Dam
Keyword:4- MATLAB Software
Keyword:5- Moth-fire algorithm

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