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This paper presents a comparative study of three different load frequency (LF) controller designs for interconnected power systems. They are the conventional integral controller, a controller based on the pole-placement technique, and a controller based on optimal control law. Each controller has been designed to improve the dynamic response of system frequency and tie line power flow under a sudden load change. The results obtained using a MATALB computer program show the effectiveness of the LF controller designs. The results also show that the combined optimal controller with conventional integral controller can provide good damping to the system and reduce the overshoot.




Load Frequency Control Integral Control Pole Placement Optimal Control Decentralized Control.

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