City Gas Pipeline Pressure Prediction Model

(Won Hee Chung, Giljoo Park, Yeong Hyeon Gu, Sunghyun Kim, Seong Joon Yoo, Young-do Jo


City gas pipelines are buried underground. Because of this, pipeline is hard to manage, and can be easily damaged. This research proposes a real time prediction system that helps experts can make decision about pressure anomalies. The gas pipline pressure data of Jungbu City Gas Company, which is one of the domestic city gas suppliers, time variables and environment variables are analysed. In this research, regression models that predicts pipeline pressure in minutes are proposed. Random forest, support vector regression (SVR), long-short term memory (LSTM) algorithms are used to build pressure prediction models. A comparison of pressure prediction models’ preformances shows that the LSTM model was the best. LSTM model for Asan-si have root mean square error (RMSE) 0.011, mean absolute percentage error (MAPE) 0.494. LSTM model for Cheonan-si have RMSE 0.015, MAPE 0.668.

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