Controlling Power Using FACTs Devices and the Maximum Flow Algorithm
The bulk power system is the largest man-made network, and its sheer size makes controlling it an extremely difficult task. In this paper, a method to control the network using FACTS devices set to levels determined by a maximum flow (max-flow) algorithm from graph theory is described. The maximum flow algorithm is introduced and shown how it applies to the power system for FACTS decide placement and scheduling. Finally, the appropriateness of the maximum flow algorithm for power flow control is discussed.
B. M. McMillin et al., "Controlling Power Using FACTs Devices and the Maximum Flow Algorithm," Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Power Systems Operating and Planning (2002, Abuja, Nigeria), pp. 158-163, Dec 2002.
5th International Conference on Power Systems Operating and Planning (2002: Dec. 16-18, Abuja, Nigeria)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
University of Missouri--Rolla. Intelligent Systems Center
Keywords and Phrases
FACTS; Distributed Algorithms; Maximum Flow
Article - Conference proceedings
01 Dec 2002