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Power Systems Resilience

Modeling, Analysis and Practice

  • Brings together the latest thinking on power systems resiliency from experts worldwide

  • Describes how to make systems more resilient to a variety of events, from natural disasters to deliberate sabotage and cyber attacks

  • Gathers theoretical knowledge and practical experience to provide a comprehensive guide for researchers, postgraduate students, and engineers

Part of the book series: Power Systems (POWSYS)

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Modeling, Analysis and Operation of Resilience Networks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Modeling and Analysis of Resilience for Distribution Networks

      • Sajad Najafi Ravadanegh, Masoumeh Karimi, Naser Mahdavi Tabatabaei
      Pages 3-43
    3. Power Systems Connectivity and Resiliency

      • Horia Andrei, Marian Gaiceanu, Marilena Stanculescu, Iulian Nicusor Arama, Paul Cristian Andrei
      Pages 45-79
    4. Power System Flexibility and Resiliency

      • Ersan Kabalci
      Pages 81-100
    5. Resilience Metrics Development for Power Systems

      • Hossein Shayeghi, Abdollah Younesi
      Pages 101-116
  3. Microgrids and Optimal Operations of Resilience Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117
    2. Resilience Thorough Microgrids

      • Shahram Mojtahedzadeh, Sajad Najafi Ravadanegh, Mahmoudreza Haghifam, Naser Mahdavi Tabatabaei
      Pages 119-138
    3. Optimal Scheduling of Networked-Microgrids to Resiliency Enhancement Under Uncertainty

      • Pouya Salyani, Sajad Najafi Ravadanegh, Naser Mahdavi Tabatabaei
      Pages 139-161
    4. Resilient Optimal Power Flow with Evolutionary Computation Methods: Short Survey

      • Basar Baydar, Haluk Gozde, M. Cengiz Taplamacioglu, A. Osman Kucuk
      Pages 163-189
  4. Planning, Attacks and Recovery in Resilience Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191
    2. Malicious and Deliberate Attacks and Power System Resiliency

      • Fernando Georgel Birleanu, Petre Anghelescu, Nicu Bizon
      Pages 223-246
    3. Power Systems Recovery and Restoration Encounter with Natural Disaster and Deliberate Attacks

      • Horia Andrei, Paul Cristian Andrei, Marian Gaiceanu, Marilena Stanculescu, Iulian Nicusor Arama, Ioan Marinescu
      Pages 247-267
    4. Resilience Enhancement of Cyber-Physical Systems: A Review

      • Sanda Florentina Mihalache, Emil Pricop, Jaouhar Fattahi
      Pages 269-287
    5. Continuity of Electricity Supply and Specific Indicators

      • Doru Ursu, Mariana Iorgulescu
      Pages 325-350
  5. Back Matter

    Pages 351-353

About this book

This book presents intuitive explanations of the principles and applications of power system resiliency, as well as a number of straightforward and practical methods for the impact analysis of risk events on power system operations. It also describes the challenges of modelling, distribution networks, optimal scheduling, multi-stage planning, deliberate attacks, cyber-physical systems and SCADA-based smart grids, and how to overcome these challenges. Further, it highlights the resiliency issues using various methods, including strengthening the system against high impact events with low frequency and the fast recovery of the system properties.
A large number of specialists have collaborated to provide innovative solutions and research in power systems resiliency. They discuss the fundamentals and contemporary materials of power systems resiliency, theoretical and practical issues, as well as current issues and methods for controlling the risk attacks and other threats to AC power systems. The book includes theoretical research, significant results, case studies, and practical implementation processes to offer insights into electric power and engineering and energy systems.
Showing how systems should respond in case of malicious attacks, and helping readers to decide on the best approaches, this book is essential reading for electrical engineers, researchers and specialists. The book is also useful as a reference for undergraduate and graduate students studying the resiliency and reliability of power systems.


  • Power Systems Resiliency
  • Modeling and Analysing
  • Distribution Networks
  • Smart Grids and Microgrides
  • Optimal and Multi-Stage Operation
  • Power system reliability
  • quality control, reliability, safety and risk

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Electrical Engineering, Seraj Higher Education Institute, Tabriz, Iran

    Naser Mahdavi Tabatabaei

  • Department of Electrical Engineering, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran

    Sajad Najafi Ravadanegh

  • Faculty of Electronics, Communications and Computers, University of Pitesti, Pitesti, Romania

    Nicu Bizon

About the editors

Naser Mahdavi Tabatabaei was born in Tehran, Iran in 1967. He received B.Sc. and the M.Sc. degrees from the University of Tabriz (Tabriz, Iran) and his Ph.D. degree from Iran University of Science and Technology (Tehran, Iran), all in Power Electrical Engineering, in 1989, 1992, and 1997, respectively. Currently, he is a Professor of International Organization at IOTPE. He is also an academic member of Power Electrical Engineering at Seraj Higher Education Institute (Tabriz, Iran) and teaches power system analysis, power system operation, and reactive power control. He is the General Chair and Secretary of the ICTPE conference, Editor-in-Chief of IJTPE and Chairman of IETPE, all supported by IOTPE. He has authored and co-authored 7 books and book chapters in the field of electrical engineering area and more than 160 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. His research interests are in the area of power system analysis and control, power quality, energy management systems, microgrids and smart grids. He is a member of the Iranian Association of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IAEEE).
Sajad Najafi Ravadanegh was born in Iran in 1976. He received his B.Sc. degree from the University of Tabriz (Tabriz, Iran), and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2001, 2003, and 2009, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, and is responsible for the Smart Distribution Grid Research Lab. He is also a senior consultant and project manager in power systems studies. His current research interests include smart distribution grids and optimal microgrid operation and planning, power system resiliency, controlled islanding, optimization, nonlinear dynamic, and energy systems. He has authored and coauthored over 100 technical papers.
Nicu Bizon received a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University “Polytechnic” of Bucharest, Romania, in 1986, and a Ph.D. degree in Automatic Systems and Control from the same university in 1996. He first worked in in hardware design at Dacia Renault SA, Romania. Currently, he is Professor at the University of Pitesti, Romania, having been the Dean of the Faculty of Electronics (2012–2017), Communication and Computers; Head of University Research Department (2004–2008) and Executive Director of the Research Centre “Modeling and simulation processes and systems” (2008–2012). He was the manager of four research projects in the field of Green and Hydrogen Energy, and a team member in ten other projects in the same research field.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Power Systems Resilience

  • Book Subtitle: Modeling, Analysis and Practice

  • Editors: Naser Mahdavi Tabatabaei, Sajad Najafi Ravadanegh, Nicu Bizon

  • Series Title: Power Systems

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Energy, Energy (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-94441-8Published: 28 August 2018

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-06852-3Published: 22 December 2018

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-94442-5Published: 16 August 2018

  • Series ISSN: 1612-1287

  • Series E-ISSN: 1860-4676

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXIII, 353

  • Number of Illustrations: 29 b/w illustrations, 100 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Electrical Power Engineering, Security Science and Technology, Hardware Performance and Reliability

Buying options

eBook USD 139.00
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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-94442-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)