A Student Friendly Toolbox for Power System Analysis Using MATLAB

In book: Matlab - Modelling, Programming and Simulations
Source: InTech


Programs developed in this software package cover all the topics of basic power system analysis course. Examples from various widely available textbooks (Bergen & Vittal, 1999; Elgerd, 1983; Glover, 2007; Grainger & Stevenson, 1994; Saadat, 2009; Stevenson, 1982; Wood & Wollenberg, 1996) are taken as examples. These textbooks are used all over the world. So, students running the software find a familiar environment around. Apart from this, other examples can be tested using this toolbox since the programs are written in a generalised

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    • "Load flow analysis is used to carry out this study on the power system network. [1] To obtain the complete description of the power system, therefore, it is necessary to know the voltage at node points or buses and the power flowing through the elements of the system. Due to the growing demand of power and the unbundling of the network, the power system network has become very complex. "
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