A Numerical Solver Design for Extended-Term Time-Domain Simulation

TitleA Numerical Solver Design for Extended-Term Time-Domain Simulation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsChuan Fu, James D McCalley, Jianzhong Tong
JournalIEEE Transactions on Power Systems
Pagination4926 - 4935
Date Published11/2013
KeywordsAA09-001, Automatic Switchable Network (ASN), RTGRM, System Security Tools

Numerical methods play an important role in improving efficiency for power system time-domain simulation. Motivated by the need to perform high-speed extended-term time-domain simulation (HSET-TDS) for online purposes, this paper presents design principles for numerical solvers of differential algebraic systems associated with power system time-domain simulation, focusing on DAE construction strategies, integration methods, nonlinear solvers, and linear solvers. We have implemented a design appropriate for HSET-TDS, and we have compared the proposed integration method, Hammer-Hollingsworth 4 (HH4), with Trapezoidal rule in terms of computational efficiency and accuracy, using the New England 39-bus system, an expanded 8775-bus system, and PJM 13 029-bus system.

Short TitleIEEE Trans. Power Syst.