Optimal Placement of Capacitor Using Particle Swarm Optimization

  • Farzad Mohammadzadeh Shahir
  • Ebrahim Babaei
  • Fahreddin SadikogluEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 896)


In this paper, a research regarding finding an optimal place for installing the capacitor under particle swarm optimization (PSO) has been presented in radial networks by considering the size and price of different capacitors. In this paper, the calculations and results for a typical radial network have been calculated by considering harmonic distortion calculation (HDF) and its results have been stated. Based on this, all the losses have been calculated and compared too. The results of this study have been calculated by MATLAB software.


Capacitor Placing capacitor PSO algorithm Radial network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farzad Mohammadzadeh Shahir
    • 1
  • Ebrahim Babaei
    • 1
    • 2
  • Fahreddin Sadikoglu
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of TabrizTabrizIran
  2. 2.Engineering FacultyNear East UniversityNicosia, North CyprusTurkey

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