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Cooperative Synchronization in Distributed Microgrid Control

  • Ali Bidram
  • Vahidreza Nasirian
  • Ali Davoudi
  • Frank L. Lewis

Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Ali Bidram, Vahidreza Nasirian, Ali Davoudi, Frank L. Lewis
    Pages 1-5
  3. Ali Bidram, Vahidreza Nasirian, Ali Davoudi, Frank L. Lewis
    Pages 7-43
  4. Ali Bidram, Vahidreza Nasirian, Ali Davoudi, Frank L. Lewis
    Pages 45-65
  5. Ali Bidram, Vahidreza Nasirian, Ali Davoudi, Frank L. Lewis
    Pages 67-98
  6. Ali Bidram, Vahidreza Nasirian, Ali Davoudi, Frank L. Lewis
    Pages 99-139
  7. Ali Bidram, Vahidreza Nasirian, Ali Davoudi, Frank L. Lewis
    Pages 141-171
  8. Ali Bidram, Vahidreza Nasirian, Ali Davoudi, Frank L. Lewis
    Pages 173-209
  9. Ali Bidram, Vahidreza Nasirian, Ali Davoudi, Frank L. Lewis
    Pages 211-237
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 239-242

About this book

Introduction

This book brings together emerging objectives and paradigms in the control of both AC and DC microgrids; further, it facilitates the integration of renewable-energy and distribution systems through localization of generation, storage and consumption. The control objectives in a microgrid are addressed through the hierarchical control structure. 
 
After providing a comprehensive survey on the state of the art in microgrid control, the book goes on to address the most recent control schemes for both AC and DC microgrids, which are based on the distributed cooperative control of multi-agent systems. The cooperative control structure discussed distributes the co-ordination and optimization tasks across all distributed generators. This does away with the need for a central controller, and the control system will not collapse in response to the outage of a single unit. This avoids adverse effects on system flexibility and configurability, as well as the reliability concerns in connection with single points of failure that arise in traditional, centralized microgrid control schemes.

Rigorous proofs develop each control methodology covered in the book, and simulation examples are provided to justify all of the proposed algorithms. Given its extensive yet self-contained content, the book offers a comprehensive source of information for graduate students, academic researchers, and practicing engineers working in the field of microgrid control and optimization.
 
Advances in Industrial Control aims to report and encourage the transfer of technology in control engineering. The rapid development of control technology has an impact on all areas of the control discipline. The series offers an opportunity for researchers to present an extended exposition of new work in all aspects of industrial control.

Keywords

Power Systems Control AC Microgrids DC Microgrids Network Optimization Multi-agent Systems Consensus and Synchronization

Authors and affiliations

  • Ali Bidram
    • 1
  • Vahidreza Nasirian
    • 2
  • Ali Davoudi
    • 3
  • Frank L. Lewis
    • 4
  1. 1.Quanta Technology MarkhamCanada
  2. 2.TeraDiode (United States) WilmingtonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringThe University of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA
  4. 4.UTA Research InstituteUniversity of Texas, ArlingtonFort WorthUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-50808-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-50807-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-50808-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1430-9491
  • Series Online ISSN 2193-1577
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