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Optimal Design of UPFC Based Damping Controller Using Iteration PSO

Authors: Hossein Shayeghi, Amin Safari

Abstract:

This paper presents a novel approach for tuning unified power flow controller (UPFC) based damping controller in order to enhance the damping of power system low frequency oscillations. The design problem of damping controller is formulated as an optimization problem according to the eigenvalue-based objective function which is solved using iteration particle swarm optimization (IPSO). The effectiveness of the proposed controller is demonstrated through eigenvalue analysis and nonlinear time-domain simulation studies under a wide range of loading conditions. The simulation study shows that the designed controller by IPSO performs better than CPSO in finding the solution. Moreover, the system performance analysis under different operating conditions show that the δE based controller is superior to the mB based controller.

Keywords: UPFC, damping controller, optimization problem, Iteration ParticleSwarm Optimization, Low FrequencyOscillations

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1333971

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