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  • Branch outage simulation based contingency screening by gravitational search algorithm 

    Power systems contingency analysis is an important issue for electric power system operators. This paper performs branch outage simulation based contingency screening using a bounded network approach. Local constrained optimization problem representing the branch outage phenomena is solved by the gravitational search algorithm. The proposed method is applied to IEEE 14 30 57 and 118 Bus Test systems and its performance from the point of capturing violations is evaluated. In addition false alarms ...

  • Gravitational search algorithm for post-outage bus voltage magnitude calculations 

    Authors:Ceylan, Oǧuzhan; Ozdemir, Aydogan; Daǧ, Hasan
    Publisher and Date:(2010)
    Branch outage problem is one of the key problems in power system security analysis. This paper solves branch outage problem using a bounded approach. Local constrained optimization problem in the bounded approach is solved by the gravitational search algorithm. Test results of IEEE 14 30 and 118 bus systems are compared to those of ac load flow method in terms of both accuracy and speed.

  • Harmony search method based parallel contingency analysis 

    Authors:Ceylan, Oǧuzhan; Daǧ, Hasan; Ozdemir, Aydogan
    Publisher and Date:(2010)
    Power system security management is one of the key problems in power system analysis. Power system management center operators need to simulate contingencies as fast as possible and take the remedial actions in time. These contingency analyses comprise of the outages of the branches transformers and other power system components. This paper solves branch outage problem using a bounded approach. Harmony search method is used to solve the local constrained optimization problem of the bounded approach. ...