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  • Toward new controller design paradigms in networked control systems 

    Torres Guerrero, Gina; Velasco García, Manel; Martí Colom, Pau; Fuertes Armengol, José Mª (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    One of the main concerns in the design of networked control systems (NCS’s) is the inherent delays induced by the networking infrastructure. Rather than considering delays as a threat, delays may be considered as an ...
  • Developing professional skills at tertiary level: A model to integrate competencies across the curriculum 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Soler Cervera, Antonia; López Álvarez, David; Martín Escofet, Carme; Ageno Pulido, Alicia; Belanche Muñoz, Luis Antonio; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Cobo Valeri, Erik; Farré Cirera, Rafael; García Almiñana, Jordi; Marès Martí, Pere (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    In the context of the European Higher Education Area, curriculum design needs to be based on the defined competencies of each degree programs, including both domain specific and professional competencies. In this educational ...
  • Mixing local and distributed reactive power control for balancing inverters' effort in grid-connected photovoltaic systems 

    Velasco García, Manel; Martí Colom, Pau; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (2013)
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    Reactive power control methods have been proven to be a successful technique for maintaining voltages of photovoltaic (PV) distributed generators (DG) within the admissible limits without enforcing to reduce the production ...
  • An alternative discrete-time model for networked control systems with time delay less than the sampling period 

    Torres Guerrero, Gina; Velasco García, Manel; Martí Colom, Pau; Martín Rull, Enric Xavier; Fuertes Armengol, José Mª (2013)
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    The majority of existing Networked Control Systems (NCS) models are discrete-time formulations based on the exact discretization of the continuous-time linear plant over a sample interval. In the state-space formalism, ...
  • Mixing local and distributed reactive power control for balancing inverters’ effort in grid-connected photovoltaic systems 

    Velasco García, Manel; Martí Colom, Pau; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    Reactive power control methods have been proven to be a successful technique for maintaining voltages of photo-voltaic (PV) distributed generators (DG) within the admissible limits without enforcing to reduce the production ...
  • Control strategies based on effective power factor for distributed generation power plants during unbalanced grid voltage 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Matas Alcalá, José; Guzmán Solà, Ramon; de Sousa Pérez, Óscar; Martí Colom, Pau; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis (2013)
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    Unbalanced voltages in three-phase power systems is a common perturbation propagated along the grid. Distributed Generation plants have gained widespread attention due to their capability to improve power quality in a ...
  • Power sharing control in islanded microgrid using event driven communication 

    de Sousa Pérez, Óscar; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Martí Colom, Pau; Guzmán Solà, Ramon (2013)
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    This paper presents a novel power sharing control strategy for islanded mode microgrids (MG). The goal is to enable renewable power sources connected to the point of com- mon coupling (PCC) through three-phase three-wire ...
  • Distributed reactive power control methods to avoid voltage rise in grid-connected photovoltaic power generation systems 

    Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Fuertes Armengol, José Mª; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (2013)
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    A high density of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) power generation systems is expected to occur in urban areas. The connection of distributed generation (DG) may cause serious problems in the distribution system such ...
  • Designing a practical course in networked control systems 

    Fuertes Armengol, José Mª; Villa Millaruelo, Ricardo; Ayza Graells, Jordi; Marès Martí, Pere; Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Yépez Castillo, José Gregorio; Torres Guerrero, Gina; Perelló, Miquel (2012)
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    This paper presents a hands-on course in networked control systems (NCS) to be integrated in the education of embedded control systems engineers. The course activities have a strong practical component and most of them are ...
  • Hands-on course in networked control systems 

    Fuertes Armengol, José Mª; Villa Millaruelo, Ricardo; Ayza Graells, Jordi; Marès Martí, Pere; Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Yepez, J.; Torres Guerrero, Gina; Perello, M. (2012)
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    In many industrial robotic applications there is a need to track periodic reference signals and/or reject periodic disturbances. This paper presents a novel repetitive control design for systems with constant time-delays ...

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