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    • A text-mining approach to assess the failure condition of wind turbines using maintenance service history 

      Blanco Martínez, Alejandro; Marti Puig, Pere; Gibert, Karina; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Sole Casals, Jordi (2019-05-23)
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      Detecting and determining which systems or subsystems of a wind turbine have more failures is essential to improve their design, which will reduce the costs of generating wind power. Two of the most critical failures, the ...
    • An ensemble learning solution for predicitive manintenance of wind turbines main bearing 

      Beretta, Mattia; Julian, Anatole Alexandre; Sepúlveda, José; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Porro Martorell, Olga (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-02)
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      A novel and innovative solution addressing wind turbines’ main bearing failure predictions using SCADA data is presented. This methodology enables to cut setup times and has more flexible requirements when compared to the ...
    • An mHealth intervention for the treatment of patients with an eating disorder: A multicenter randomized controlled trial 

      Anastasiadou, Dimitra; Folkvord, Frans; Brugnera, Agostino; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Arcal Cunillera, Jordina (2020-07)
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      Objective: The current multicentre randomized controlled trial assessed the clinicalefficacy of a combined mHealth intervention for eating disorders (EDs) based on cog-nitive behavioral therapy (CBT).Method: A total of 106 ...
    • Bearings fault detection using inference tools 

      Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (In-Tech, 2011-09)
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      The most used electric machine in the industry is the Induction Motor (IM), due to its simplicity and reduced cost. The analysis of the origin of IMs failures exhibits that the bearings are the major source of fault, and ...
    • Closed-loop controller for eliminating the contact bounce in DC core contactors 

      García Espinosa, Antonio; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2010-09)
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      The undesirable phenomenon of the contact bounce causes severe erosion of the contacts and, as a consequence, their electrical life and reliability are greatly reduced. On the other hand, the bounce of the armature can ...
    • Condition monitoring system for characterization of electric motor ball bearings with distributed fault using fuzzy inference tools 

      Navarro, L.; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Urresty Betancourt, Julio César; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2010-05-06)
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      The present work shows a condition monitoring system applied to electric motors ball bearings. Unlike most of the previous work on this area, which is mainly focused on the location of single-point defects in bearing ...
    • Cursp práctico de microprocesadores con metodología semipresencial 

      Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Thomaschewski, J; García Espinosa, Antonio; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Mon González, Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004)
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      El objetivo final de esta experiencia es mejorar la docencia impartida por el Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica en el Campus de Terrassa de la UPC en el área de microprocesadores. La mejora tiene dos ejes fundamentales, ...
    • Demagnetization diagnosis in permanent magnet synchronous motors under non-stationary speed conditions 

      Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; García Espinosa, Antonio; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Cusidó Roura, Jordi (2010-10)
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      Permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) are applied in high performance positioning and variable speed applications because of their enhanced features with respect to other AC motor types. Fault detection and diagnosis ...
    • Development of a Mobile Application for People with Obesity 

      Álvarez-Moya, Eva M.; Mirallas, Judit; Fontanals Padrós, Clara; Quintana Aparicio, Maria; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Rimbau Almendros, Jordi; Garolera, Maite (2020-08-19)
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    • Diagnosis method for suspension-errors detection in electro-dynamic loud-speakers 

      Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2011)
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      In this paper, the wear of the suspensions in a speaker. This phenomenon can be characterized and seen as a variation of half inductance seen from the amplifier, because that value depends directly on the minimum and ...
    • Dynamic evaluation of fringing flux in linear electromechanical devices 

      García Espinosa, Antonio; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio (2010-03-12)
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      Accurate dynamic models of electromechanical devices are essential in order to develop effective motion control strategies of such devices. The effects of fringing flux can not be ignored when dealing with electromagn ...
    • Effects of the pre-processing algorithms in fault diagnosis of wind turbines 

      Marti Puig, Pere; Blanco Martínez, Alejandro; Cárdenas Araujo, Juan José; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Sole Casals, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018-12)
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      The wind sectors pends roughly 2200M€ in repair the wind turbines failures. These failures do not contribute to the goal of reducing greenhouse gases emissions. The 25–35% of the generation costs are operation and maintenance ...
    • EMA fault detection using fuzzy inference tools 

      Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2012-03-02)
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      Acoustic emission (AE) is one of the most important non-destructive testing (NDT) methods for materials, constructions and machines. Acoustic emission is defined as the transient elastic energy that is spontaneously released ...
    • Estudio de microgrids con interfases de convertidores de DC/AC 

      Andrade Rengifo, Fabio; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2011)
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      Este artículo presenta un estudio de Microgrids con interfases de convertidores DC/AC. El artículo muestra los modos de operación de las Microgrids, además implementa un modelo de pequeña señal para el modo de operación ...
    • Fault detection by means of Hilbert-Huang transform of the stator current in a PMSM with demagnetization 

      García Espinosa, Antonio; Rosero García, Javier Alveiro; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio (2010-06)
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      This paper presents a novel method to diagnose demagnetization in permanent-magnet synchronousmotor (PMSM). Simulations have been performed by 2-D finite-element analysis in order to determine the current spectrum and ...
    • Feature Selection Algorithms for Wind Turbine Failure Prediction 

      Marti Puig, Pere; Blanco Martínez, Alejandro; Cárdenas Araujo, Juan José; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Sole Casals, Jordi (2019-01-31)
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      It is well known that each year the wind sector has profit losses due to wind turbine failures and operation and maintenance costs. Therefore, operations related to these actions are crucial for wind farm operators and ...
    • Identifying health status of wind turbines by using self organizing maps and interpretation-oriented post-processing tools 

      Blanco, Alejandro; Gibert, Karina; Marti Puig, Pere; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Sole Casals, Jordi (2018-04-01)
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      Identifying the health status of wind turbines becomes critical to reduce the impact of failures on generation costs (between 25–35%). This is a time-consuming task since a human expert has to explore turbines individually. ...
    • Mantenimiento predictivo de aerogeneradores a partir de datos de datos SCADA 

      Cusidó Roura, Jordi (2019-06)
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      El mantenimiento predictivo en aerogeneradores es un valor en alza. La extensión de vida es una tendencia clara del sector en la que ya están trabajando operadores como Acciona, Naturgy e Innogy, y ello requiere de un ...
    • Motor fault detection using a Rogowski sensor without an integrator 

      Poncelas, O; Rosero García, Javier Alveiro; Cusidó Roura, Jordi; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2009-10)
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      This paper presents a new approach for the current acquisition system in motor fault detection applications. This paper includes the study, design, and implementation of a Rogowski coil current sensor without the integrator ...
    • New mathematical model of an inverter-based generator for stability studies of microgrid Systems 

      Andrade Rengifo, Fabio; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos; Cusidó Roura, Jordi (2013)
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      A new mathematical model of a renewable generator, with a DC-AC interface, based on the concept of electrostatic machine is presented. This new model has a direct relationship between the DC and AC side. Moreover, it can ...