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  • Optimization of a microgrid integrated with renewable energies using PSO 

    Salehi, Navid; Martínez García, Herminio; Velasco Quesada, Guillermo; García Vílchez, Encarnación (E3S Web of Conferences, 2020)
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    Nowadays, microgrids (MGs) play a crucial role in modern power systems due to possibility of integrating renewable energies into the MG system. It is expected in near future collaborating microgrids as a community has a ...
  • A 250-ps integrated ultra-wideband timed array beamforming receiver in 0.18 um CMOS 

    Aghazadeh Dafsari, Seyed Rasoul; Martínez García, Herminio; Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Saberkari, Alireza (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    This paper presents a 4-channel ultra-wideband (UWB) timed array beamforming receiver designed in a standard 0.18-um CMOS technology. The proposed timed array receiver achieves a maximum delay of 250 ps at the maximum beam ...
  • Embroidered textile capacitive sensor for sucrose solutions measurement 

    Luo, Chengyang; Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    With the trend of textile sensors, embroidered sensors for body fluids measurements are getting attention. In this paper, an embroidered textile sensor with a capacitive spiral structure is proposed and used to measure the ...
  • Support vector machine based novelty detection and FDD framework applied to building AHU systems 

    Martínez Viol, Víctor; Martínez Viol, Víctor; Urbano González, Eva María; Urbano González, Eva María; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    The increasing energy consumption of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems is one of the main concerns in the building sector. Fault detection technologies are now indispensable for energy efficiency and ...
  • Future European energy markets and Industry 4.0 potential in energy transition towards decarbonization 

    Urbano González, Eva María; Martínez Viol, Víctor; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (AEDERMACP (European Association for the Development of Renewable Energies and Power Quality), 2020)
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    Climate change, economic growth and fossil fuel price volatility are forcing governments and thus society to adopt economical and technical measures in the energy sector to reach sustainability. These actions can be seen ...
  • HVAC early fault detection using a fuzzy logic based approach 

    Martínez Viol, Víctor; Urbano González, Eva María; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (AEDERMACP (European Association for the Development of Renewable Energies and Power Quality), 2020)
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    The need for improving the energy efficiency of existing buildings has driven to the implementation of building energy management systems (BEMS) that can help facilities manager to discover and identify problems that may ...
  • Vector control of crosswise saturating five-phase PMaSynRM in wide speed range 

    Michalski, Tomasz Dobromir; Acosta Cambranis, Fernando Geovany; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    This paper deals with the realization of a five-phase cross saturating permanent magnet assisted synchronous reluctance motor (PMaSynRM) drive with vector control based on maximum torque per ampere (MTPA) and flux weakening ...
  • OBSEA: an acoustic-enabled observatory for underwater noise monitoring, sound source localization and tracking 

    Martínez Padró, Enoc; Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Garcia Benadí, Albert; Toma, Daniel; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (2020)
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    OBSEA is an underwater cabled observatory located 4 km off the coast of Vilanova i la Geltru, Barcelona, Spain at 20m depth. It has been continuously operating since 2009 providing multi-parametric data from a wide range ...
  • Optimum MPPT strategy for low-power pendulum-type wave energy converters 

    Carandell Widmer, Matias; Toma, Daniel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) techniques for low-power pendulum-type Wave Energy Converters were evaluated. A Kinetic Energy Harvester previously designed, together with a Power Management Unit, were tested on a ...
  • A wearable system to detect urine leakage based on a textile sensor. 

    Martínez Estrada, Marc; Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio (2020)
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    In this work, a wearable system to detect urine leakage based on a textile sensor is proposed. The system consists of a capacitive sensor embroidered with a conductive yarn in a cotton/polyester substrate. A microcontroller ...
  • An optimal tracking power sharing controller for inverter-based generators in grid-connected mode 

    Patarroyo Montenegro, Juan; Castellà Rodil, Marc; Andrade Rengifo, Fabio; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Vasquez-Plaza, Jesus D. (2019)
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    In this work, an optimal power sharing controller for a three-phase Inverter-based Generator (IG) in a synchronous d-q reference frame is presented. The optimization of this controller is computed using a Linear-Quadratic ...
  • Deep learning based condition monitoring approach applied to power quality 

    González Abreu, Artvin Darién; Saucedo Dorantes, Juan Jose; Osornio Rios, Roque A.; Arellano Espitia, Francisco; Delgado Prieto, Miquel
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    Condition monitoring applied to power quality involves several techniques and procedures for the assessment of the electrical signal. Data-driven approaches are the most common methodologies supported on data and signal ...

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