El CITCEA-UPC és un centre de transferència de tecnologia creat el 2001 a la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Està especialitzant en l’enginyeria elèctrica, és capaç de respondre a les necessitats de les empreses mitjançant la realització d’un estudi o la creació d’un prototipus funcional que finalment servirà a l’empresa per desenvolupar un nou producte comercial o per solucionar un nou problema tecnològic plantejat pel creixement i evolució de l’empresa.
L’expertesa del CITCEA-UPC radica en tot tipus d’aplicacions on el control de l’energia i/o el moviment sigui necessari. En aquest àmbit, les tecnologies desenvolupades són: l’electricitat, l’electrònica de control, l’electrònica de potència, les comunicacions industrials i el control digital amb processadors. Les aplicacions d’aquestes tecnologies comprenen des de l’automatització de processos i màquines fins les energies renovables i la xarxa elèctrica, entre moltes altres.

Recent Submissions

  • Behavior of the three-phase induction motor with spiral sheet rotor 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Boix Aragonès, Oriol; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Rolán Blanco, Alejandro (2009-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Improvements in torque at low currents using a rotor with spiral sheets are analyzed. Several rotors and stators have been built combining different constructive and mechanical characteristics of the related elements: ...
  • Assessment of the impact of electric vehicles on iberian day-ahead electricity market 

    Olivella Rosell, Pol; Bosch Llufriu, Guillermo Ángel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Kovacevic, Mario (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Electric vehicles (EVs) could become a controllable grid load by using demand side management techniques, but this requires an information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and aggregator agents, to ...
  • Charging/discharging process for electric vehicles: proposal and emulation 

    Barnola Sampera, Miquel; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Vidal Tejedor, Narcís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper proposes a charging/discharging process for electric vehicles according to mode 4, specifically based on the CHAdeMO protocol. These initiatives will enable acceptably fast charging of EVs. The proposal has been ...
  • Flicker mitigation by reactive power control in wind farm with doubly fed induction generators 

    Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Díaz González, Francisco; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (2014-02)
    Article
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    This paper presents a novel wind farm control with the purpose to mitigate the flicker emission of doubly fed induction generators. The presented control strategy is implemented in a wind farm connected to a distribution ...
  • Digital control of a power conditioner for fuel cell/super-capacitor hybrid system 

    Trujillo Caballero, Juan Carlos; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Posada Gómez, Rubén; Pouresmaeil, Edris; Aquino Robles, Jose A. (Taylor & Francis, 2014-01-25)
    Article
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    This article proposes a digital control scheme to operate a proton exchange membrane fuel cell module of 1.2 kW and a super-capacitor through a DC/DC hybrid converter. A fuel cell has been proposed as a primary source of ...
  • Arquitectura de una red inteligente rural 

    Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Díaz González, Francisco; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Castro Cervera, Fernando; Gallart Fernández, Ramon (2015)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    El trabajo presentado se enmarca en e l proyecto europeo del programa FP - 7 Smart Rural Grid que tiene como objetivo desarrollar la red rural inteligente y explorar las mejores maneras de hacer la transición de las actuales ...
  • Stability analysis of systems with high VSC penetration: where is the limit? 

    Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-12-16)
    Article
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    The paper addresses the stability of modern voltage-source-converter-dominated power systems, which are experiencing a progressive phase-out of conventional generation. An essential system model is used to capture the ...
  • International tendencies on energy security: a review on national energy policies in the electrical sector 

    Fuentes Ruiz, Sergio; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Olivella Rosell, Pol (2019-05-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Energy security constitutes a priority within national energy policies. The international trend of energy transitions has fostered electrification of the energy systems, so it results imperative to study how the concept ...
  • Optimal sizing and location of reactive power compensation in offshore HVAC transmission systems for loss minimization 

    Dakic, Jovana; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
  • Run to failure: aging of commercial battery cells beyond their end of life 

    Andreas, Ziegler; Oeser, David; Hein, Thiemo; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Ackva, Ansgar (2020-04-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    The aim of this work is to age commercial battery cells far beyond their expected lifetime. There is a gap in the literature regarding run to failure tests of lithium-ion batteries that this work intends to address. ...
  • Robust decentralized approach to interaction mitigation in VSC-HVDC grids through impedance minimization 

    Agbemuko, Adedotun Jeremiah; Domínguez Garcia, José Luis; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2020-01-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    An interconnection of independently designed voltage source converters (VSCs) and their control in high voltage DC grids can result in network-level detrimental interactions and even instability. In many cases, vendors are ...
  • Energy-based control of a DC Modular Multilevel Converter for HVDC grids 

    Cheah Mañé, Marc; Arévalo Soler, Josep; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-11-22)
    Article
    Open Access
    DC-DC converters are expected to interconnect High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) grids with different configurations or voltage levels, which will increase reliability and operational flexibility. The DC Modular Multilevel ...

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