Analysis of Operating Modes of Complex Compressor Stations

  • Benjamin Hiller
  • René Saitenmacher
  • Tom Walther
Conference paper
Part of the Operations Research Proceedings book series (ORP)


We consider the modeling of operation modes for complex compressor stations (i.e., ones with several in- or outlets) in gas networks. In particular, we propose a refined model that allows to precompute tighter relaxations for each operation mode. These relaxations may be used to strengthen the compressor station submodels in gas network optimization problems. We provide a procedure to obtain the refined model from the input data for the original model.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin Hiller
    • 1
  • René Saitenmacher
    • 1
  • Tom Walther
    • 1
  1. 1.Zuse Institute BerlinBerlinGermany

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