Algorithm for Formation of Loop Admittance Matrix

West Virginia University
IEEE Transactions on Power Apparatus and Systems 10/1972; DOI: 10.1109/TPAS.1972.293495
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ABSTRACT This paper derives the algorithm for building the loop admittance matrix. The algorithm is found by obtaining the dual of the algorithm for the formation of the bus impedance matrix. An application of the algorithm is presented.

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