Fixed Head Short Term Hydro Thermal Scheduling using Improved Particle Swarm Optimization


  • M. Umair Ali Department of Electrical Engineering, Wah Engineering College, University of Wah, Wah Cantt, Pakistan.
  • B. Habib Department of Electrical Engineering, Wah Engineering College, University of Wah, Wah Cantt, Pakistan.
  • M. Iqbal Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan


Complications of optimization problem associated with Fixed Head Short Term Hydrothermal Scheduling (STHTS) are not only greatly obscure but also enclose numerous constraints. Generally non-linear, non-convex and clustered search space is connected with STHTS problem. Number of techniques, from simplex to complex, have already been used and implemented by research scholars in order to solve STHTS and management related problems. A very powerful and robust technique is necessary to efficiently optimize STHTS problem. With this objective, Improved Particle Swarm Optimization technique implemented here to comparatively better optimize STHTS problem.


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How to Cite

M. U. Ali, B. Habib, and M. Iqbal, “Fixed Head Short Term Hydro Thermal Scheduling using Improved Particle Swarm Optimization”, The Nucleus, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 107–114, Jul. 2015.