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Title: GridPACK Toolkit for Developing Power Grid Simulations on High Performance Computing Platforms

This paper describes the GridPACK™ framework, which is designed to help power grid engineers develop modeling software capable of running on todays high performance computers. The framework contains modules for setting up distributed power grid networks, assigning buses and branches with arbitrary behaviors to the network, creating distributed matrices and vectors, using parallel linear and non-linear solvers to solve algebraic equations, and mapping functionality to create matrices and vectors based on properties of the network. In addition, the framework contains additional functionality to support IO and to manage errors.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1159031
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-99768
TE1103000
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on High Performance Computing, Networking, and Analytics for the Power Grid (HiPCNA-PG '13), November 17-21, 2013, Denver, Colorado, Article No. 3
Publisher:
ACM, New York, NY, United States(US).
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English