A method is presented for determining when an ac linear load flow algorithm may produce results for a system which has no real solution. The method is an extension of previous work limited to pure dc systems. The method uses rectangular coordinates to express the 2n-2 load flow equations of a n bus network so that only 2n-3 equations need to be linearized to obtain a direct solution. The existence (or nonexistence) of a solution to the last equation is used to predict an algorithm failure.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Modeling and Simulation, Proceedings of the Annual Pittsburgh Conference|
|State||Published - 1979|
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