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A generative graph model for electrical infrastructure networks

Sinan G Aksoy, Emilie Purvine, Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez, Mahantesh Halappanavar
2018 Journal of Complex Networks  
We propose a generative graph model for electrical infrastructure networks that accounts for heterogeneity in both node and edge type.  ...  We also include graph visualization comparisons, a brief analysis of edge-deletion resiliency, and guidelines for artificially generating the model inputs in the absence of real data.  ...  Ultimately, our model may be used to generate synthetic graph data, test hypotheses and algorithms at different scales, and serve as a baseline model on top of which further electrical network properties  ... 
doi:10.1093/comnet/cny016 fatcat:jabnfnwpejdepkrrrwpt2bdhxm

Improved Graph Model for Interdependent Gas and Electricity Critical Infrastructures

Jesus Beyza, Hector F. Ruiz, Jesus S. Artal-Sevil, Jose M. Yusta
2019 2019 IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC)  
Interdependence between gas and electricity transmission networks is a subject of concern due to the expanding use of gas for electricity generation in combined-cycle power plants around the world.  ...  a more realistic topological model of the two coupled networks.  ...  This novel proposal for a scale-free graph offers a more realistic topological model of both coupled networks. D.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ropec48299.2019.9057090 fatcat:gygyrzxdijghfelawhzmh54uli

Applying Complex Network Theory to the Vulnerability Assessment of Interdependent Energy Infrastructures

Jesus Beyza, Eduardo Garcia-Paricio, Jose Yusta
2019 Energies  
The suitability of graph-theoretic techniques for assessing the vulnerability of interdependent electric power and natural gas infrastructures is demonstrated.  ...  In this paper, we evaluate the use of statistical indexes from graph theory as a possible alternative to power-flow techniques for analyzing cascading failures in coupled electric power and natural gas  ...  Electrical Network Model An electric power system delivers the power produced in generation plants to consumers through a connected network.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12030421 fatcat:mm2blr7vrbbuthprvun64ksrwy

Graph-based Model of Smart Grid Architectures [article]

Benedikt Klaer, Ömer Sen, Dennis van der Velde, Immanuel Hacker, Michael Andres, Martin Henze
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present an approach to automatically generate smart grid infrastructure models based on an arbitrary electrical distribution grid model using a generic architectural template.  ...  Given the complexity and lack of detailed publicly available communication network models for smart grid scenarios, there is a need for an automated and systematic approach to creating such coupled models  ...  For the second grid model with 12 buses, generating an infrastructure model with 143 Figure 1 nodes takes 8.5s (STD 0.37s), while producing a 318 node large infrastructure model from the CIGRE MV reference  ... 
arXiv:2009.00273v1 fatcat:23e2taejnfb4bgalv4r65um4d4

Modeling and Analysis Techniques for Multimodal Utility Networks

Nina Solomakhina, Michael Watzke, François Maréchal, Silvio Becher, Steffen Lamparter, Thomas Hubauer
2015 Energy Procedia  
In this paper we focus on the city infrastructure networks that supply buildings with utilities such as electricity or heating and consider them jointly for the analysis of interdependencies between them  ...  We propose different applications of a graph-theoretical model that captures not only topological structure of the city networks, but also its physical properties.  ...  Acknowledgements The first author gratefully acknowledges the European Commission for financial support during conduct of research under FP7-PEOPLE-2013 Marie Curie ITN "CI-NERGY" project with Grant Agreement  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.757 fatcat:qoljljgobjbzxbchasi6tob6fm

High-level modelling of critical infrastructures' interdependencies

Simon Delamare, Alpha Amadou Diallo, Claude Chaudet
2009 International Journal of Critical Infrastructures  
A failure of some component in one of these architectures may cause a fault in the other, for example, when an electrical outage occurs, routers may be switched off as soon as their battery has depleted  ...  In this article, we study the potential effect of interdependencies that may occur between two of these infrastructures: the telecommunication networks and the electrical network.  ...  Telecommunication infrastructure dependency on electrical infrastructure Router and network equipment in general need electrical power to work.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijcis.2009.022852 fatcat:dk57plz7z5ayfamxq4x5fijctu

Modeling of Interconnected Critical Infrastructure Systems Using Complex Network Theory

Jovica V. Milanovic, Wentao Zhu
2018 IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid  
The new model is designed as a three-dimensional graph with edges and nodes, and it highlights the interaction and interdependency of both EPS and ICT.  ...  The paper reviews several Complex Network Theory (CNT) based methodologies to model and analyze interconnected networks.  ...  The electricity generation and consumption vary with time during the year, thus creating a time-dependent power flow for the electric part of the interconnected system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsg.2017.2665646 fatcat:nqphskw2gvhmfhhjnb4xizvpqe

Modelling of multi-sectoral critical infrastructure interdependencies for vulnerability analysis

Jiwei Lin, Tso-Chien Pan
2022 Disaster Prevention and Resilience  
Current modelling of a coupled gas and electricity network will be used in conjunction with nation input-output interdependency model to model physical critical infrastructures and critical infrastructure  ...  Critical infrastructure such as the transportation, power generation, water supply, telecommunications, security and health services/systems, etc. are essential for providing a reliable flow of goods and  ...  Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank the anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments and valuable suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.20517/dpr.2021.05 fatcat:druzzfi4zrg43c3c547xbwc5gq

The Criticality Measure of Energy Systems

Juozas Augutis, Benas Jokšas, Ričardas Krikštolaitis, Rolandas Urbonas
2014 Energy Procedia  
The optimization methods were used to simulate real system (to implement allocation of demands of heat and electricity for generation technologies).  ...  The critical infrastructure is defined by an asset, system, part thereof or technical networks composed of different sectors.  ...  Criticality assessment model of energy infrastructure The developed model analyses energy infrastructure composed of gas supply network (main fuel for generation technologies), district heat generation  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.1016 fatcat:q6u64jqqijbj7f6xd5f63cfbjy

A GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS FRAMEWORK FOR FINE SCALE URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORKS

Q. Ji, S. Barr, P. James, D. Fairbairn
2018 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
In this paper, we develop a geospatial simulation and analysis framework, which is capable of generating fine-scale urban infrastructure networks and storing the network instances in a hybrid database  ...  We demonstrate the use of this platform by simulating the entire-city electricity distribution network for the city of Newcastle upon Tyne.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors thank OS (Ordnance Survey) for providing the ITN and MasterMap data.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-4-291-2018 fatcat:4t5ahntvm5cujcim2upjthudre

Multigraph Critical Infrastructure Model [chapter]

Bernhard Schneidhofer, Stephen Wolthusen
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Structural strain, such as the complete failure of a substation in an electric power network, corresponds to the removal of a component in the graph.  ...  Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48737-3_9 fatcat:aa25slbpsjgs7nsjgsqyusnnaa

Robustness Assessment of Hetero-Functional Graph Theory Based Model of Interdependent Urban Utility Networks [article]

Sai Munikoti, Kexing Lai, Balasubramaniam Natarajan
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents a Hetero-functional graph theory (HFGT) based modeling framework for these integrated infrastructures followed by an analysis of network robustness.  ...  The proposed weighted HFGT modeling and robustness assessment approach is tested using a synthetic interdependent network, comprising of an electrical power system, a water network, a district heating  ...  For instance, [4] proposed a network-constrained unit commitment model for electric power systems, considering flexibility of electricity usage for WDS.  ... 
arXiv:2008.11831v1 fatcat:5ixcjd5lefbv7iqm7aszpflboq

Power grid complex network evolutions for the smart grid

Giuliano Andrea Pagani, Marco Aiello
2014 Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications  
We investigate how different network topologies and growth models facilitate a more efficient and reliable network, and how they can facilitate the emergence of a decentralized electricity market.  ...  for smart grid. a b s t r a c t The shift towards an energy grid dominated by prosumers (consumers and producers of energy) will inevitably have repercussions on the electricity distribution infrastructure  ...  In particular, we study models for graph generation proposed for technological complex networks. For each model we evaluate the properties of the network for several values of the order of the graph.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.physa.2013.11.022 fatcat:wa5wysdzq5az5br4yyamaksu4i

Representation of Interdependencies Between Urban Networks by a Multi-Layer Graph (Short Paper)

Laura Pinson, Géraldine Del Mondo, Pierrick Tranouez, Michael Wagner
2019 Conference On Spatial Information Theory  
The article proposes a graph theory perspective based on a multi-layer network approach and shows how to characterize the inter-dependencies between networks at three process levels (macro, meso, micro  ...  This project focuses on cascading models to identify a number of inter-dependencies between networks and to define tools capable of coordinating the actions of managers before and during the crisis.  ...  The electrical network (macro level) is generally meshed to a high level of detail (almost everywhere up to distribution to individuals (micro level)).  ... 
doi:10.4230/lipics.cosit.2019.4 dblp:conf/cosit/PinsonMT19 fatcat:x2mut2qjzbaele7doqxkjyvjui

Phenomenological Simulators of Critical Infrastructures [chapter]

Alberto Tofani, Gregorio D'Agostino, José Martí
2016 Managing the Complexity of Critical Infrastructures  
Within CI MA&S, different modelling approaches have been proposed and used as, for example, physical simulators (e.g. power flow simulators for electrical networks).  ...  As an example, electrical engineers use different kind of simulators during planning and managing of network activities for different purposes: (1) power flow simulators for the evaluation of electrical  ...  Responsibility for the information and views expressed herein lies entirely with the author(s).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-51043-9_5 fatcat:uboklg27y5f6rhjezdo6hq5mhi
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