JEMAA  Vol.1 No.3 , September 2009
Optimal Power System Restoration and Reconfiguration in Distribution Circuit Using BFAM and BPSO
Abstract
This paper approaches the problem of restoring a faulted area in an electric power distribution system after locating and isolating the faulted block and reconfiguring the system. Through this paper we are going to explain the power system restoration technique using brute-force attack method (BFAM) and binary particle swarm optimization (BPSO). This is a technique based on the possible combination in mathematical analysis which is explained in the introduction. After isolating the fault, main concentration will be towards the reconfiguration of the restored system using BPSO. Here due to fault in the system near-by agent will be affected and become useless and will go in the non-working mode. Now in order to restore these near-by loads we will give a new connection called NO (Normally Open. Using these switch system will be restored with power availability. After restoration using the BFAM, the BPSO will be used in order to provide the stable configuration. The output of the BFAM will be used as input for the BPSO and then we will reconfigure our system in order to provide the stable configuration. The effectiveness of the proposed BFAM and BPSO is demonstrated by simulating tests in a proposed distribution network and verified the results using the Matlab and C programming.

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nullK. KUMAR and T. JAYABARATHI, "Optimal Power System Restoration and Reconfiguration in Distribution Circuit Using BFAM and BPSO," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2009, pp. 163-169. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2009.13025.
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