Multi-objective artificial bee colony algorithm to estimate transformer equivalent circuit parameters

Zuleyha Yilmaz, Musab Oksar, Fatih Basciftci


Real world problems such as scientific, engineering, industrial problems are in the form of the multi-objective optimization problems. In order to achieve optimum solutions of such problems, multi-objective optimization algorithms are utilized. In this study, the problem is estimation of single-phase transformer parameters which is one of the engineering problems. This estimation is provided by artificial bee colony (ABC) algorithm. ABC is developed as a metaheuristic method and simulates foraging of bees. Since the problem is a multi-objective optimization problem, multi-objective ABC (MOABC) is proposed to estimate parameters in the study. This study aims to estimate equivalent circuit parameters using current and voltage values at any known load. Through algorithm, difference between actual and estimated parameter values that is the error has been tried to minimize. The successful results show that the proposed method can be used for a single-phase transformer parameters estimation.


Multi-objective artificial bee colony algorithm; Multi-objective optimization; Transformer parameter estimation

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