"The problem of thermal unit commitment is solved with dynamic programming. A practical example is given which solves the problem for a six generator system over a one year time span. This long range solution is used with a hydro optimization procedure to give an optimized hydro-thermal unit commitment solution. From this, a worth of hydro value is computed for each month, which may be used in the daily dispatching of thermal units and hydro. Applications of the program are also shown for aiding in generator maintenance scheduling and evaluating purchase power contracts with neighboring utilities. Error analysis is made with respect to errors in system load forecasting and forced generator outages"--Abstract, page ii.
McPherson, George, 1921-2017
Smith, R. T. (Richard Thomas), 1925-
Morgan, J. Derald
Rigler, A. K.
Kern, Frank J.
Harbaugh, Terence E. , 1935-1973
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering
Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
University of Missouri--Rolla
xi, 166 pages
© 1972 Warren Dean Graham, All rights reserved.
Dissertation - Open Access
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Hydrothermal electric power systems -- Data processing
Electric power distribution -- Maintenance and repair -- Mathematical models
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Graham, Warren Dean, "Hydro-thermal generation unit commitment and dispatch using a dynamic programming approach" (1972). Doctoral Dissertations. 219.