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  • Optimum MPPT strategy for low-power pendulum-type wave energy converters 

    Carandell Widmer, Matias; Toma, Daniel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) techniques for low-power pendulum-type Wave Energy Converters were evaluated. A Kinetic Energy Harvester previously designed, together with a Power Management Unit, were tested on a ...
  • Complex-valued sliding mode control of an induction motor 

    Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Olm Miras, Josep Maria; Repecho del Corral, Víctor; Biel Solé, Domingo (2020)
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    Three-phase induction motors admit a complex-valued space state representation. In this paper, this complex description is used to design a torque controller and a rotor flux observer based on sliding modes. The advantage ...
  • Non-Intrusive parameter identification of a three-phase rectifier based on an optimization approach 

    Rojas Dueñas, Gabriel; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Candelo Zuluaga, Carlos Andres (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Six-pulse diode rectifiers are widely used in many power conversion systems. In this work a non-intrusive approach for parameter identification of such power device is presented and its accuracy and performance is evaluated ...
  • An academic RISC-V silicon implementation based on open-source components 

    Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Bulla, Calvin; Cabo Pitarch, Guillem; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier; Cristal Kestelman, Adrián; Doblas Font, Max; Figueras Bagué, Roger; González Trejo, Alberto; Hernández Luz, Carles; Hernández Calderón, César Alejandro; Jiménez Arador, Víctor; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Kostalabros, Ioannis-Vatistas; Langarita Benítez, Rubén; Leyva Santes, Neiel; López Paradís, Guillem; Marimon Illana, Joan; Martínez Martínez, Ricardo; Mendoza Escobar, Jonnatan; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Moreto Planas, Miquel; Pavón Rivera, Julián; Ramírez Lazo, Cristóbal; Ramírez Salinas, Marco Antonio; Rojas Morales, Carlos; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Ruiz, Abraham Josafat; Sonmez, Nehir; Soria Pardos, Víctor; Teres Teres, Lluis; Unsal, Osman Sabri; Valero Cortés, Mateo; Vargas Valdivieso, Iván; Villa Vargas, Luis Alfonso (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    The design presented in this paper, called preDRAC, is a RISC-V general purpose processor capable of booting Linux jointly developed by BSC, CIC-IPN, IMB-CNM (CSIC), and UPC. The preDRAC processor is the first RISC-V ...
  • A wearable system to detect urine leakage based on a textile sensor. 

    Martínez Estrada, Marc; Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio (2020)
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    In this work, a wearable system to detect urine leakage based on a textile sensor is proposed. The system consists of a capacitive sensor embroidered with a conductive yarn in a cotton/polyester substrate. A microcontroller ...
  • Analysis of radiated EMI in single switch ZVS applied to induction cooking 

    Mon González, Juan; Lamich Arocas, Manuel; Bernal Ruiz, Carlos (2019)
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    In this paper the radiated EMI generated by a single switch ZVS inverter in the non-optimal mode operating conditions, including a current peak reduction methods are analysed. These methods consist of applying a burst pulse ...
  • Quantification by L-BIA of rectus femuris muscle injuries according to gap-filled by MRI 

    Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Yanguas Leyes, Javier; Terricabras, Joaquim; Alomar, Xavier; Rodas Font, Gil (2016)
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  • Full speed range sensorless control of permanent magnet synchronous machines for EV and HEV applications: state of the art 

    Trancho, Elena; Arias Pujol, Antoni; Ibarra Basabe, Edorta; Salazar, Cristobal; Lopez, Iñigo; Diaz de Guereñu, Alavro (2016)
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    This paper reviews the most significant rotor speed and position estimation methods for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines (PMSM). Additionally, the paper discusses their suitability for Electric Vehicle (EV) and Hybrid ...
  • Yagi rectenna application to increase the battery lifetime of sensor nodes 

    Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio (The Electromagnetics Academy, 2015)
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    In this paper a Yagi rectenna application to increase the battery lifetime of sensor nodes is presented. The proposed rectenna consists of a three pole Yagi antenna plus double voltage RF to DC converter based on a HSMS-268C ...
  • An optimal tracking power sharing controller for inverter-based generators in grid-connected mode 

    Patarroyo Montenegro, Juan; Castellà Rodil, Marc; Andrade Rengifo, Fabio; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Vasquez-Plaza, Jesus D. (2019)
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    In this work, an optimal power sharing controller for a three-phase Inverter-based Generator (IG) in a synchronous d-q reference frame is presented. The optimization of this controller is computed using a Linear-Quadratic ...
  • The use of symmetrical angle switched single- & 3-phase rectifiers in micro hydro power plants 

    Bory Prevez, Henry; Martínez García, Herminio; Vazquez Seisdedos, Luis; García Vílchez, Encarnación; Grau Saldes, Antoni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Micro-size hydro power plants (µHPPs) are commonly used at remote areas to supply islanded AC microgrids. A typical way to control grid frequency is to manipulate active power dissipated in ballast loads by AC/AC converters. ...
  • Feed-forward control for a drinking water treatment plant chlorination process 

    Gámiz Caro, Javier Francisco; Martínez García, Herminio; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Vilanova Arbós, Ramón (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Chlorination in drinking water treatment plants (DWTP) is the final process applied to water before it is sent to storage tanks in the supply network for subsequent human consumption. An excessive dosage of chlorine or, ...

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