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  • 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)
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    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: ...
  • A sensor-less sliding mode control scheme for a stand-alone wound rotor synchronous generator under unbalanced load conditions 

    Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Candela García, José Ignacio; Luna Alloza, Álvaro (2004-09)
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    This paper presents a sliding mode control for a wound rotor synchronous machine acting as an isolated generator connected to an unbalanced load. In order to simplify the control methodology, the standard dq-model of the ...
  • Bioelectrochemical systems for energy storage: a scaled-up power-to-gas approach 

    Ceballos Escalera, Alba; Molognoni, Daniele; Bosch Jimenez, Pau; Shahparasti, Mahdi; Bouchakour, Salim; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Guisasola, Albert; Borràs, Eduard; Della Pirriera, Monica (2019-01-01)
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    The development and implementation of energy storage solutions is essential for the sustainability of renewable energy penetration in the electrical system. In this regard, power-to-gas technologies are useful for seasonal, ...
  • Frequency support properties of the synchronous power control for grid-connected converters 

    Zhang, Weiyi; Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2019-09-01)
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    Grid-connected converters with primary frequency control and inertia emulation have emerged and are promising for future renewable generation plants because of the contribution in power system stabilization. This paper ...
  • Influencia en las propiedades mecánicas de varios compuestos poliméricos reforzados con partículas de GTR 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Marin Genesca, Marc; Garcia Amoros, Jordi; Salueña Berna, Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2019-10-01)
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    Un problema medioambiental grave, que nos afecta a los países industrializados desde hace años, lo cons-tituye el uso masivo de neumáticos, los cuales una vez utilizados, generan grandes existencias de ma-terial de residuo. ...
  • Novel analytical method for dynamic design of renewable SSG SPC unit to mitigate low-frequency electromechanical oscillations 

    Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Atef Abbas Elsaharty, Mohamed; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-11-28)
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    Grid operators require grid connected RGUs to provide specific dynamic features. RGUs must support dynamic performance of grid and operate in such a way to ward off new issues in grid. Recently, unfavorable oscillatory ...
  • Measurement-based network clustering for active distribution systems 

    Monadi, Mehdi; Hooshyar, Hossein; Vanfretti, Luigi; Mahmood, Farhan; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-04-11)
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    This paper presents a network clustering (NC) method for active distribution networks (ADNs). Following the outage of a section of an ADN, the method identifies and forms an optimum cluster of microgrids within the section. ...
  • Power quality services provided by virtually synchronous FACTS 

    Tarraso Martínez, Andrés; Lai, Ngoc-Bao; Gregory Baltas, Nicholas; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2019-08-27)
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    The variable and unpredictable behavior of renewable energies impacts the performance of power systems negatively, threatening their stability and hindering their efficient operation. Flexible ac transmission systems (FACTS) ...
  • A modified partial power structure for quasi Z-source converter to improve voltage gain and power rating 

    Honarmand, Shahin; Rajaei, Amirhossein; Shahparasti, Mahdi; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Pouresmaeil, Edris (2019-06-01)
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    Employing partial power processing (PPP) technique for quasi Z-source converter (QZSC) a new structure of the converter is presented. Using PPP technique although eliminates electrical insolation, but permits reducing ...
  • Grafeno: el material del presente con mucho futuro 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Salueña Berna, Javier (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2019-02-14)
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  • Five-level T-type cascade converter for rooftop grid-connected photovoltaic systems 

    Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Kouro, Samir; Rojas, Christian A.; Pérez, Marcelo A.; Meynard, Thierry A.; Malinowski, Mariusz (2019-05-08)
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    Multilevel converters are widely considered to be the most suitable configurations for renewable energy sources. Their high-power quality, efficiency and performance make them interesting for PV applications. In low-power ...
  • Comparison of mechanical and electrical characteristics of various polymers blended with ground tire rubber (GTR) and applications 

    Marín Genescà, Marc; Garcia Amoros, Jordi; Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Salueña Berna, Javier; Massagués, Lluís (2019-04-15)
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    The massive manufacture of tires and the di culty of reducing the stocks of used tires is a serious environmental problem. There are several methods used for recycling wasted tires, one of which is mechanical crushing, in ...

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