• A novel fractional proportional-resonant current controller for voltage source converters 

    Heredero Peris, Daniel; Sánchez Sánchez, Enric; Chillón Antón, Cristian; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    This paper proposes a hybrid controller that combines conventional proportional-resonant controllers with the more recent application of fractional order calculus applied to the current control loop of voltage source ...
  • A sensorless stable V/f control method for a five-phase PMSM 

    Sala Pérez, Pau; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2013)
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    This paper presents a sensorless and stable control method for a five-phase permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM). At first, a model of a five-phase PMSM is presented. After that a stability study has been performed ...
  • Design and control of a modular multilevel DC/DC converter for regenerative applications 

    Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Massot Campos, Miquel; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rufer, Alfred (2013-08)
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    This paper compares different cascaded and multilevel topologies to interface supercapacitors to a dc bus in regenerative braking applications. It is shown that the modular multilevel dc/dc converter (MMC) can benefit ...
  • Droop control for loss minimization in HVDC multi-terminal transmission systems for large offshore wind farms 

    Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Egea Àlvarez, Agustí; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2014-07)
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    A control scheme is proposed in order to minimize the losses in multi-terminal HVDC systems for large offshore wind power plants. This approach is based on two cascaded control schemes. A low level droop control regulates ...
  • High-accuracy all-digital resolver-to-digital conversion 

    Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Ferrater Simón, María Misericordia; Gross, Gabriel Igor; Ramírez Pisco, Rodrigo; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rull Duran, Joan (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-04-19)
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    In this article, a high-accuracy all-digital resolverto- digital converter is presented. The two basic components of a conventional tracking R/D converter, the phase detector and the loop filter, are software implemented ...
  • LCL filter design for an NPC three-level three-phase grid connected inverter 

    Benet Barberan, Jordi; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2012)
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  • Multilevel two quadrant DC/DC converter for regenerative braking in mobile applications 

    Massot Campos, Miquel; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rufer, Alfred (2011)
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    In this paper different cascaded and multilevel topologies are compared for regenerative braking systems using supercapacitors (SC). It shows that the multilevel buck derived topology can beneficiate from both reduced ...
  • Multipurpose emulation platform for research in microgrids 

    Lledó Ponsati, Tomàs; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    This paper proposes the outline design of a platform that can be used to implement multiple emulators to replicate the behaviour of different energetic resources, storage systems, loads or electric grids. This platform can ...
  • New DSP based development platform for solar inverters and wind power generation 

    Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (Edicions UPC, 2010)
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    Power electronics plays a key role in electrical renewable energy generation in photovoltaics, fuel cells but also in wind energy. This paper presents a new educational tool designed do motor control that can be also used ...
  • Operation and control of a current source converter series tapping of an LCC-HVDC link for integration of offshore wind power plants 

    Sau Bassols, Joan; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2016-12)
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    This work presents a series tapping station for integrating Offshore Wind Power Plants (OWPP) into a (Line Commutated Converter High Voltage Direct Current) LCC-HVDC transmission system. The tapping station allows to ...
  • Optimal power flow tool for mixed highvoltage alternating current and high-voltage direct current systems for grid integration of large wind power plants 

    Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Egea Àlvarez, Agustí; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2015-11-01)
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    This study presents a tool for solving optimal power flows (OPFs) in hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and high-voltage alternating current (HVAC) systems for grid integration of large wind power plants, located ...
  • Passive and Active Methods of Islanding for PV systems 

    Skocil, Tomas; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rull Duran, Joan (2009)
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    This paper presents a review of some techniques for islanding detection, especially by using inverter based DG applications and it also focuses on several islanding detection methods for a single- phase current-control ...
  • Power electronics improving 3-Wire DC railways electrification 

    Rull Duran, Joan; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Sumper, Andreas; Coves Moreno, Jordi (2009)
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    Urban DC railway substations are growing in size due increasing capacity demand. Several challenges associated with the increase of power demand can be met using power electronics. The proposed system is based on ...
  • PV, wind and storage integration on small islands for the fulfilment of the 50-50 renewable electricity generation target 

    Mendoza Vizcaino, Javier; Sumper, Andreas; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (2017-05-28)
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    Decarbonisation in the generation of electricity is necessary to reduce fossil fuel consumption, the pollution emitted and to meet the Energy Technology Perspectives 2 ¿C Scenario (2DS) targets. Small islands are not exempt ...
  • Reduced saliency PMSM V/f sensorless control with initial rotor position estimation 

    Sala Pérez, Pau; Heaxts Aragonès, Marc; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2014-03)
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    An initial rotor position estimation method without any position sensor for reduced saliency PMSM is presented. The algorithm is used in combination with a stabilized scalar control. An oscillating high-frequency voltage ...
  • Speed anti-windup PI strategies review for field oriented control of permanent magnet synchronous machines servo drives with matrix converters 

    Espina Masramon, Jorge; Arias Pujol, Antoni; Balcells Sendra, Josep; Ortega García, Carlos; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (2009)
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    When facing real systems PI tuning, the plant is modeled disregarding its physical limitations. Consequently, the PI output may increase indefinitely its value; phenomenon called Windup. This paper presents a review and a ...
  • The CDMtek-DS - an educational platform for entering into the microcontrollers world 

    Armero Almazán, Pablo; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Sumper, Andreas; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni (2014)
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    The module CDMtek-DS is a standalone module with which the student can learn how to program a microcontroller or a digital signal processor and interact with the peripherals included in the module. It also includes a CAN ...
  • The CDMtek-PM: An educational platform for learning about motion control and electrical drives 

    Armero Almazán, Pablo; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rull Duran, Joan; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Boix Aragonès, Oriol (2014)
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    The module CDMtek-PM has been developed with the needs of the electrical engineering students in mind. It is intended to serve as a platform to begin to consolidate the theoretical knowledge learned during the classes by ...