Conic relaxations for transmission system planning

Joshua A. Taylor, Franz S. Hover

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We apply lift-and-project type relaxations for polynomial optimization problems to AC transmission system planning, and obtain new second-order cone and semidefinite models. The models are compared to linear and nonlinear approaches on a six-bus test system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNAPS 2011 - 43rd North American Power Symposium
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event43rd North American Power Symposium, NAPS 2011 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Aug 4 2001Aug 6 2011

Publication series

NameNAPS 2011 - 43rd North American Power Symposium


Conference43rd North American Power Symposium, NAPS 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBoston, MA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Fuel Technology


  • AC power flow
  • Transmission system planning
  • lift-and-project
  • second-order cone programming
  • semidefinite programming


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