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  • Design of controller for virtual synchronous power plant 

    Tarraso Martínez, Andrés; Lai, Ngoc Bao; Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodriguez, Pedro (2021-01-01)
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    The increasing participation of renewables in power systems has forced system operators to strengthen grid codes requiring renewable power plants (RPPs) to provide fast frequency support such as inertia response and power ...
  • On-line remaining useful life estimation of power connectors focused on predictive maintenance 

    Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Gómez Pau, Álvaro; Martínez Reyes, Jimmy Arturo; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-05-27)
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    Connections are critical elements in power systems, exhibiting higher failure probability. Power connectors are considered secondary simple devices in power systems despite their key role, since a failure in one such element ...
  • Modelling and simulation of bifacial pv production using monofacial electrical models 

    Bouchakour, Salim; Valencia Caballero, Daniel; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Román Medina, Eduardo; Boudjelthia, El Amin Kouadri; Rodríguez, Pedro (2021-07-02)
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    In this paper, we investigate the use of monofacial PV models to simulate the production of bifacial PV systems over different albedos. Analytical and empirical models were evaluated using measured data obtained from three ...
  • Average value of the DC-link output voltage in multi-phase uncontrolled bridge rectifiers under supply voltage balance and unbalance conditions 

    Saura Perisé, Jaime; Mesas García, Juan José; Sainz Sapera, Luis (2021-12-01)
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    Average value of the DC-link output voltage is a variable of interest in multi-phase uncontrolled bridge rectifiers. The aim of this paper is to present a new, effort-saving procedure capable of providing an accurate value ...
  • Optical signatures associated with streamers and leaders of laboratory discharges 

    Sousa Arcanjo, Marcelo Augusto; Montañá Puig, Juan; Urbani, Michele; Lorenzo, Victor (2021-10-28)
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    This work investigates the strongest optical emissions associated with long laboratory sparks (at the wavelengths of 337 nm and 777 nm) with the aim to understand similar emissions in lightning. The processes of the ...
  • Sliding mode control of a dc-dc dual active bridge using the generalized space-state averaging description 

    Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Martin Serra, Federico; Biel Solé, Domingo; Griñó Cubero, Robert (2021)
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    This paper presents a sliding mode control strategy for a dc-dc dual active bridge converter. The controller is based on a truncated model obtained using the generalized state space averaging method that transforms the ...
  • Control adaptativo de un convertidor DC-DC multipuerto para vehículos electrificados 

    Olm Miras, Josep Maria; Fossas Colet, Enric; Repecho del Corral, Víctor; Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Griñó Cubero, Robert (2021)
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    Este artículo presenta una estrategia adaptativa para regular la tension de salida de un convertidor dc-dc ´ multipuerto acoplado magneticamente destinado a aplicaciones áutomotrices. El algoritmo propuesto brinda solidez ...
  • CNN-LSTM-based prognostics of bidirectional converters for electric vehicles’ machine 

    Rojas Dueñas, Gabriel; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-10-26)
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    This paper proposes an approach to estimate the state of health of DC-DC converters that feed the electrical system of an electric vehicle. They have an important role in providing a smooth and rectified DC voltage to ...
  • Customized PMSM design and optimization methodology for water pumping applications 

    Candelo Zuluaga, Carlos Andres; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; García Espinosa, Antonio; Tubert Blanch, Pere (2021-06-11)
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    The need to reduce water pumps size to achieve compact designs adapted to multiple working points opens new fields of study. PMSMs are the preferred choice due to outstanding torque-speed range capabilities. This paper ...
  • Analysis of a smart sensor based solution for smart grids real-time dynamic thermal line rating 

    Liu, Yuming; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Sanllehí Muñoz, Josep (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-11-06)
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    Dynamic thermal line rating (DTLR) allows us to take advantage of the maximum transmission capacity of power lines, which is an imperious need for future smart grids. This paper proposes a real-time method to determine the ...
  • Quadrature voltage compensation in the isolated multi-modular converter 

    Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2021-02-01)
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    Series connections of modules in cascaded multilevel converters are prone to power imbalances due to voltage differences on their DC side. When modules are connected to direct current (DC) sources, such as photovoltaic ...
  • A simultaneous observation of lightning by ASIM, Colombia-Lightning Mapping Array, GLM, and ISS-LIS 

    Montañá Puig, Juan; López Trujillo, Jesús Alberto; Morales Rodríguez, Carlos Augusto; Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Fabró Tàpia, Ferran; Pineda, Nicolau; Navarro González, Javier; Reglero, Víctor; Neubert, Torsten; Chanrion, Olivier; Goodman, Steven J.; Østgaard, Nikolai; Ladino Rincón, Alfonso; Romero Durán, David; Solà de las Fuentes, Glòria; Horta Bernús, Ricard; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (2021-02-17)
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    The Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) on the International Space Station (ISS) provides optical radiances and images of lightning flashes in several spectral bands. This work presents a lightning flash simultaneously ...

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