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  • Data analytics for performance evaluation under uncertainties applied to an industrial refrigeration plant 

    Cirera Balcells, Josep; Cariño Corrales, Jesús Adolfo; Zurita Millán, Daniel; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-01-01)
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    Artificial intelligence has bounced into industrial applications contributing several advantages to the field and have led to the possibility to open new ways to solve many actual problems. In this paper, a data-driven ...
  • Fuzzy logic controller parameter optimization using metaheuristic Cuckoo search algorithm for a magnetic levitation system 

    García-Gutiérrez, Gabriel; Arcos Aviles, Diego Gustavo; Carrera, Enrique; Guinjoan Gispert, Francisco; Motoasca, Emilia; Ayala, Paul; Ibarra, Alexander (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-06-16)
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    The main benefits of fuzzy logic control (FLC) allow a qualitative knowledge of the desired system’s behavior to be included as IF-THEN linguistic rules for the control of dynamical systems where either an analytic model ...
  • LISA Pathfinder platform stability and drag-free performance 

    Armano, M.; Audley, H.; Baird, J.; Binetruy, P.; Born, M.; Bortoluzzi, D.; Ramos Castro, Juan José (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-04-15)
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    The science operations of the LISA Pathfinder mission have demonstrated the feasibility of sub-femto-g free fall of macroscopic test masses necessary to build a gravitational wave observatory in space such as LISA. While ...
  • Driver drowsiness detection based on respiratory signal analysis 

    Guede Fernández, Federico; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya; Ramos Castro, Juan José; García González, Miguel Ángel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-06-24)
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    Drowsy driving is a prevalent and serious public health issue that deserves attention. Recent studies estimate around 20% of car crashes have been caused by drowsy drivers. Nowadays, one of the main goals in the development ...
  • Performance analysis of acoustic emission hit detection methods using time features 

    Piñal Moctezuma, Juan Fernando; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-05-27)
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    Acoustic emission (AE) analysis is a powerful potential characterisation method forfracture mechanism analysis during metallic specimen testing. Nevertheless, identifying and extracting each event when analysing ...
  • Analysis and mitigation of stray capacitance effects in resistive high-voltage dividers 

    Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Capelli, Francesca; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-06-14)
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    This work analyzes the effects of the parasitic or stray distributed capacitance to ground in high-voltage environments and assesses the effectiveness of different corrective actions to minimize such effects. To this ...
  • Parameter-independent battery control based on series and parallel impedance emulation 

    Urtasun, Andoni; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo; Guinjoan Gispert, Francisco; Marroyo Palomo, Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-05-29)
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    Appropriate voltage control is essential in order to extend the useful life of a battery. However, when universal chargers are used, the design of this control becomes more complicated, given the fact that the battery ...
  • Forbush decreases and <2 day GCR flux non-recurrent variations studied with LISA pathfinder 

    Armano, M.; Audley, H.; Baird, J.; Benella, S.; Binetruy, P.; Born, M.; Bortoluzzi, D.; Ramos Castro, Juan José (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-04-01)
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    Non-recurrent short-term variations of the galactic cosmic-ray (GCR) flux above 70 MeV n-1 were observed between 2016 February 18 and 2017 July 3 on board the European Space Agency LISA Pathfinder (LPF) mission orbiting ...
  • Wearable high-performance meander ring dipole antenna for electronic-textile applications 

    Moradi, Bahareh; Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio (2019-06-17)
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    A novel wearable dipole antenna at 325¿MHz resonance frequency is presented in this article. A felt fabric with permittivity 1.2 and thickness 0.7¿mm is used as a substrate. The proposed design is validated by comparison ...
  • Charging demand of Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Forecasting travel behavior based on a novel Rough Artificial Neural Network approach 

    Jahangir, Hamidreza; Tayarani, Hanif; Ahmadian, Ali; Golkar, Masoud Aliakbar; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Tayarani, Mohammad; Gao, H. Oliver (2019-08-20)
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    The market penetration of Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs) is escalating due to their energy saving and environmental benefits. In order to address PEVs impact on the electric networks, the aggregators need to accurately ...
  • Antennas based on low-cost thermoplastic polymer substrates for communication in the industrial, scientific and medical radio band 

    Gil Galí, Ignacio; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2019-05-10)
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    This work addresses the design guidelines, manufacturing process and experimental test of several antennas based on low cost and low loss thermoplastic polymer substrates. The proposed antennas are based on patch topologies ...
  • Action potential propagation: ion current or intramembrane electric field? 

    Martí Cabarrocas, Albert; Pérez González, Juan Jesús; Madrenas Boadas, Jordi (2018-01-22)
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    The established action potential propagation mechanisms do not satisfactorily explain propagation on myelinated axons given the current knowledge of biological channels and membranes. The flow across ion channels presents ...

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