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A system based on artificial neural networks ( ann) is proposed to detect and diagnose multiple leaks in a pipeline leaks by recognizing the pattern of the flow . Introduction this paper will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the operating principles of currently available pipeline leak detection technologies. Leak detection in challenging pipe types gary anguiano, navfac exwc edwin chiang, navfac exwc martha araujo, navfac exwc.