2. Power Flow Analysis

  1. Jizhong Zhu Ph.D Principal Engineer Advisory Professor1,2

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch2

Optimization of Power System Operation

Optimization of Power System Operation

How to Cite

Zhu, J. (2009) Power Flow Analysis, in Optimization of Power System Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    AREVA T&D Inc., Redmond, WA, USA

  2. 2

    Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 31 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470298886

Online ISBN: 9780470466971



  • power flow problem and power flow analysis;
  • principle of Newton–Raphson method;
  • P-Q decoupling method


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mathematical Model of Power Flow

  • Newton–Raphson Method

  • Gauss–Seidel Method

  • P-Q decoupling Method

  • DC Power Flow

  • References