@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/3108,
	  title     = {Optimum Time Coordination of Overcurrent Relays using Two Phase Simplex Method},
	  author    = {Prashant P. Bedekar and  Sudhir R. Bhide and  Vijay S. Kale},
	  country	= {},
	  institution	= {},
	  abstract     = {Overcurrent (OC) relays are the major protection
devices in a distribution system. The operating time of the OC relays
are to be coordinated properly to avoid the mal-operation of the
backup relays. The OC relay time coordination in ring fed
distribution networks is a highly constrained optimization problem
which can be stated as a linear programming problem (LPP). The
purpose is to find an optimum relay setting to minimize the time of
operation of relays and at the same time, to keep the relays properly
coordinated to avoid the mal-operation of relays.
This paper presents two phase simplex method for optimum time
coordination of OC relays. The method is based on the simplex
algorithm which is used to find optimum solution of LPP. The
method introduces artificial variables to get an initial basic feasible
solution (IBFS). Artificial variables are removed using iterative
process of first phase which minimizes the auxiliary objective
function. The second phase minimizes the original objective function
and gives the optimum time coordination of OC relays.},
	    journal   = {International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering},
	  volume    = {3},
	  number    = {4},
	  year      = {2009},
	  pages     = {903 - 907},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/3108},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/28},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 28, 2009},