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  • Study of modulation techniques applied to full bridge single-phase inverters based on wide-bandgap semiconductors 

    Ferrer Arnau, Luis Jorge; Berbel Artal, Néstor; Capellá Frau, Gabriel José; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi (2019)
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    Wide-band gap (WBG) devices are gradually replacing standard Si semiconductors in power converters. This is due to the fact that WBG devices exhibit lower capacitance and on-resistance and besides, as they can switch at ...
  • Evaluation of multiclass novelty detection algorithms for electric machine monitoring 

    Ramirez Chavez, Mayra; Ruiz Soto, Lucía; Arellano Espitia, Francisco; Saucedo Dorantes, Juan Jose; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    The detection of unexpected events represents, currently, one of the most critical challenges dealing with electromechanical system diagnosis. In this regard, machine learning based algorithms widely applied in other fields ...
  • Autoencoder based feature reduction analysis applied to electromechanical systems condition monitoring 

    Arellano Espitia, Francisco; Saucedo Dorantes, Juan Jose; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Osornio Rios, Roque A. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    Condition monitoring in electromechanical systems represents, currently, one of the most critical challenges dealing with the advancement and modernization in intelligent manufacturing. In this regard, machine learning ...
  • Mapping the sustainable development goals into the EDINSOST sustainability map of bachelor engineering degrees 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; López Álvarez, David; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Climent Vilaró, Joan; Vidal López, Eva María; Martín Escofet, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This Research to Practice Work in Progress paper presents the work conducted on the use of the Sustainability Map of Bachelor Engineering Degrees (a tool developed by the EDINSOST project) to analyze how Sustainable ...
  • Efficiency analysis of wide band-gap semiconductors for two-level and three-level power converters 

    Lumbreras Carrasco, David; Zaragoza Bertomeu, Jordi; Mon González, Juan; Gálvez, Eduardo; Collado Escolano, Alfonso (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference lecture
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    Power devices based on wide band-gap materials are emerging as alternatives to silicon-based devices. These new devices allow designing and building converters with fewer power losses, and are thus more highly efficient ...
  • Complexity reduction of neural network model for local motion detection in motion stereo vision 

    Akima, Hisanao; Kawakami, S.; Madrenas Boadas, Jordi; Moriya, S.; Yano, Masafumi; Nakajima, Koji; Sakuraba, Masao; Sato, Shigeo (Springer, 2017)
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    Spatial perception, in which objects’ motion and positional relationship are recognized, is necessary for applications such as a walking robot and an autonomous car. One of the demanding features of spatial perception in ...
  • Study of PV systems for self-consumption at the UPC 

    Silvestre Bergés, Santiago; Fontanilles, Daniel (WIP Wirtschaft und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co. Planungs-KG, 2019)
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    The goal of this work was to develop a sustainability study in five campuses of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) around Catalunya, i.e. Campus Nord and Campus Sud in Barcelona city, Campus Baix Llobregat, ...
  • Novel condition monitoring approach based on hybrid feature extraction and neural network for assessing multiple faults in electromechanical systems 

    Saucedo Dorantes, Juan Jose; Osornio Rios, Roque A.; Romero Troncoso, René; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Arellano Espitia, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    New challenges involve the development of new condition monitoring approaches to avoid unexpected downtimes and to ensure the availability of machines during operating working conditions. The feature calculation from ...
  • Experimental characterization of off-the-shelf LEDs as photodetectors for waking up microcontrollers 

    Ripoll Vercellone, Edgar; Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran; Ferrandiz, Vicent; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    The use of LEDs as photodetectors has been subject of study for a long time. However, LEDs manufacturers do not provide information about the response of LEDs to the light. It is essential for the designers of electronic ...
  • Differential inductive sensor-to-microcontroller interface circuit 

    Kokolanski, Zivko; Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper proposes a low-cost interface circuit for differential inductive sensors where the sensor is directly connected to a microcontroller unit (MCU) without any active intermediate electronics in between. The timer ...
  • Experimental characterization of the energy consumption of ADC embedded into microcontrollers operating in low power 

    Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This work aims to experimentally characterize the energy consumption of analog-to-digital converters (ADC) embedded into microcontroller units (MCU) operating in low power for autonomous sensor applications. The study ...
  • Timer-based Demodulator for AM Square Signals coming from Sensor Circuits 

    Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This work evaluates the performance of a timerbased demodulator applied to low-frequency amplitudemodulated (AM) square signals coming from sensor circuits. The demodulator extracts the amplitude of the AM square signal ...

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