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

  • Multiport interline current flow controller for meshed HVDC grids 

    Sau Bassols, Joan; Ferrer San José, Ricard; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-07-01)
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    In meshed high voltage direct current grids, the current of each line cannot be controlled independently, since it depends on the resistances between nodes. Additional devices, such as current flow controllers (CFCs), may ...
  • Maximum torque per voltage flux-weakening strategy with speed limiter for PMSM drives 

    Miguel Espinar, Carlos; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Gross, Gabriel Igor; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-09-02)
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    This paper presents an enhanced Flux Weakening (FW) control scheme for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSMs), focused on electric vehicle applications. The novelty of the proposed algorithm is the integration in a ...
  • Optimal current reference calculation for MMCs considering converter limitations 

    Westerman Spier, Daniel; Prieto-Araujo, E.; López Mestre, Joaquim; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-31)
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    The paper addresses an optimization-based reference calculation method for Modular Multilevel Converters (MMC) operating in normal and constrained situations (when the converter needs to prioritize its quantities as it has ...
  • Review of local network impedance estimation techniques 

    Kervyn De Meerendre, Mathieu; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Xu, Lie; Egea Àlvarez, Agustí (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-11-24)
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    As a result of increasing variability of network impedance, interest in impedance estimation techniques is growing. This review contextualises local impedance estimation techniques by providing a historical prospective on ...
  • INVADE Flexibility centralized algorithm to manage electric vehicles under DSO requests in buildings with limited information 

    Olivella Rosell, Pol; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Barja Martínez, Sara; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Díaz González, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper exposes a flexibility management algorithm to optimize the operation of behind-the-meter charging infrastructure in a building including external flexibility requests from the local distribution system operator. ...
  • Steady-state analysis of the modular multilevel converter. 

    Westerman Spier, Daniel; López Mestre, Joaquim; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    In this paper, the steady-state behavior of the modular multilevel converter (MMC) is studied under balanced and unbalanced AC grid voltage conditions. The suggested mathematical model is derived combining the converter ...
  • An enhanced electrical angle representation in PMSM control with misplaced Hall-effect switch sensos 

    Miguel Espinar, Carlos; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Gross, Gabriel Igor; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper proposes an enhanced method to represent the rotor position to control a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) based on a First-Order Taylor-Series approximation, by using misplaced Hall-effect switch sensors. ...
  • Methodology for the sizing of a hybrid energy storage system in low voltage distribution grids [Dataset] 

    Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Díaz González, Francisco; Sumper, Andreas; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Candido, Luisa; Gallart Fernánez, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019)
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  • Optimal dc voltage and current control of an lcc hvdc system to improve real-time frequency regulation in rectifier-and inverter-side grids 

    Kwon, Do-Hoon; Kim, Young-Jin; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2020-11-01)
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    High-voltage direct-current (HVDC) systems for constant or intermittent power delivery have recently been developed further to support grid frequency regulation (GFR). This paper proposes a new control strategy for a ...
  • Analytical dead-band Compensation for ZCS modulation applied to hybrid Si-SiC dual active bridge [Dataset] 

    Capó Lliteras, Macià; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Díaz González, Francisco; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-02)
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  • Methodology for the sizing of a hybrid energy storage system in low voltage distribution grids 

    Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Díaz González, Francisco; Sumper, Andreas; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Candido, Luisa; Gallart Fernández, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper presents a methodology for the sizing of hybrid storage solutions in low-voltage distribution networks. A hybrid storage solution is defined as that able to integrate and maximize the performance of a heterogeneous ...
  • Mejora de eficiencia energética en redes de distribución 

    Ramírez Pisco, Rodrigo; Pezzini, Paola; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2008-02-01)
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