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The Journal of Operation and Automation in Power Engineering (JOAPE), an exceptional platform dedicated to advancing the frontiers of scholarly discourse in the field, is proudly announced by the Faculty of Technical Engineering at the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili. Renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and innovation, the university has collaborated with the Iranian Association of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IAEEE) to publish JOAPE. With an unwavering dedication to excellence, JOAPE strives to serve as a beacon of intellectual rigor and scholarly distinction. Through the dissemination of original research articles, our journal endeavors to illuminate the latest advancements, emerging trends, and innovative practices within the dynamic realm of power engineering. Rooted in the principles of academic integrity and ethical conduct, JOAPE fosters an environment conducive to critical inquiry, interdisciplinary dialogue, and the pursuit of knowledge-driven solutions to complex challenges. JOAPE is approved by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology as a scientific journal (No. 225326/3/18 dated 1391/11/29) and is published by the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili through a formal partnership (No. 224 dated 1391/2/26) with IAEEE.

At JOAPE, we embrace an interdisciplinary ethos, recognizing the inherent interconnectedness of diverse domains within Power Engineering. Our journal serves as a hub for researchers, scholars, and practitioners from various disciplines to converge, collaborate, and contribute to a deeper understanding of complex phenomena and multifaceted challenges in the field. In line with our mission to facilitate the exchange of ideas and insights, JOAPE actively encourages collaboration among researchers and practitioners across academia, industry, and government sectors. By fostering a culture of open dialogue and knowledge sharing, we seek to catalyze transformative advancements and drive innovation in Power Engineering.

As stewards of scholarly inquiry, JOAPE is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of knowledge and driving forward the frontiers of research in Power Engineering. Through our rigorous double-blind peer-review process and commitment to publishing high-quality research, we aim to showcase groundbreaking discoveries, novel methodologies, and transformative technologies that have the potential to shape the future of the field. With a global readership and contributors spanning across continents, JOAPE serves as a nexus for international collaboration and cross-cultural exchange. By harnessing the collective expertise and insights of researchers worldwide, we endeavor to address pressing challenges, drive sustainable development, and enhance the resilience and reliability of power systems on a global scale.

Key Features of JOAPE:

Rigorous double-blind Peer-Review Process: Each submission undergoes a meticulous peer-review process, ensuring the publication of only the most robust and impactful research findings.

Timely Publication: With an efficient editorial workflow, JOAPE endeavors to provide swift and seamless publication of accepted manuscripts, facilitating the rapid dissemination of knowledge.

Global Reach: As an open-access journal, JOAPE welcomes contributions from scholars and researchers worldwide, fostering a vibrant exchange of ideas and insights across geographical boundaries.

NEWS:  JOAPE reviewers can add their reviews performed for the journal to their Publons account by sending their review certificates to reviews@publons.com.

Aims and Scope:

JOAPE aims to provide a platform for researchers, scholars, and practitioners to disseminate their findings and contribute to the collective body of knowledge in the field of Power Engineering. The scope of JOAPE includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Power system operation, control and dynamics
  • Power system analysis, automation and optimization
  • Renewable energy systems and Energy storages
  • Smart grids
  • Microgrids operation and control
  • Electrical machines and drives
  • Power electronics and applications
  • Energy management and efficiency
  • Automation and control in power engineering
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning in power engineering
  • High voltage engineering
  • Power quality and reliability
  • Modern electric distribution system

In addition to original research studies, the Journal of Operation and Automation in Power Engineering encourages researchers to submit their review article which investigates avant-garde topics, determinates emerging and post emerging movements, and recommends future guidelines for developing subjects.

 

About the Journal:

Title: Journal of Operation and Automation in Power Engineering (JOAPE)

Country of Publication: Iran

Publisher: University of Mohaghegh Ardabili

Scientific Sponsorship Society: Iranian Association of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IAEEE)

Format: Print, Online

Print ISSN: 2322-4576

Online ISSN: 2423-4567

Frequency: Quarterly

Language: English

Open Access: Yes

Article Types: Original research articles, review articles, case studies, applied papers.

Primary Review: 4 days

Peer Review Policy: Double-blind peer-review

Average Refereeing Time: 12 weeks

Copyright: Authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights.

Website: https://joape.uma.ac.ir/

Email: joape@uma.ac.ir

Tel: 00984533515720

Journal Address: Energy Management Research Center, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili,  P. O. Box: 179, Ardabil, Iran.

Article Processing Charges: The University of Mohaghegh Ardabili is supporting all of the publishing costs of the JOAPE. The journal does not have a refereeing process fee.

Indexing & Abstracting: JOAPE is indexed and abstracted in leading databases such as Scopus, Islamic World Science Citation (ISC), CIVILICA, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), WorldCat, Google Scholar, and Magiran.

Average review process timings:
Submission to initial assessment: 4 days
Initial assessment to acceptance: 12 weeks
Acceptance to e-publish: 2 weeks

 

For Authors:

Prospective authors are invited to submit their original research articles to JOAPE, adhering to the journal's submission guidelines and formatting requirements. A detailed guide for authors is available here, providing comprehensive instructions for manuscript preparation and submission. In addition, authors are encouraged to explore the journal's archives and published articles to familiarize themselves with the scope and style of JOAPE.

Required files to be uploaded: 
Four essential files must be submitted through the manuscript submission system:
The main file of the manuscript: Single-column PDF without the names of the authors.
Supplementary File: Editable (Word/Latex) file with the names of the authors.
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Important Forms:

Copyright Transfer Agreement: Authors are required to sign a copyright transfer agreement upon acceptance of their manuscript for publication, granting JOAPE the right to publish and distribute the work while ensuring appropriate credit and recognition to the authors.

Conflict of Interest Form: Authors must disclose any potential conflicts of interest that could influence the interpretation or evaluation of their research findings, maintaining transparency and integrity in the publication process.

 

For Reviewers:

Dedicated reviewers play a pivotal role in maintaining the scholarly rigor and integrity of JOAPE. As stewards of academic excellence, reviewers are entrusted with the responsibility of conducting impartial and constructive evaluations of submitted manuscripts. Detailed guidelines for reviewers are available here, outlining the criteria for evaluating manuscripts and ensuring the quality and validity of published research. In recognition of their invaluable contributions, reviewers are acknowledged and appreciated by JOAPE for their dedication and commitment to peer review. JOAPE reviewers can add their reviews performed for the journal to their Publons account by sending their review certificates to reviews@publons.com.

 

Plagiarism: All articles are verified by iThenticate. The similarity check is done through the website of the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili.

 

License: JOAPE operates under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing for the unrestricted use and distribution of published articles with proper attribution to the authors and source.

 

COPE:  JOAPE follows the policies and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct in dealing with potential cases of misconduct.

Research paper
Super-Twisting Control for a Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG)-Based Wind Turbine Using a Nonlinear Observer

H. Bahlouli; A. Mansouri; M. Bouhamida

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, Pages 1-19

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.11663.1873

Abstract
  The high cost and complexity of using sensors for controlling processes have led to the development of observer techniques that aim to estimate system states without the need for sensors. These techniques reduce system complexity and can potentially reduce product and maintenance costs. In this paper, ...  Read More

Research paper
A Modified Switched Capacitor Multilevel Inverter with Symmetric and Asymmetric Extendable Configurations

F. Sedaghati; S. Ebrahimzadeh; H. Dolati; H. Shayeghi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, Pages 20-27

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.11456.1854

Abstract
  Switched capacitor multilevel inverters with low input DC voltage sources and voltage boost capability are very attractive to producing a high voltage levels in the output. The paper introduces a modified switched capacitor multilevel inverter with voltage boost capability. The suggested topology can ...  Read More

Research paper
Optimal Operation of Microgrids Containing Tidal Barrage with Hydro-Pumps

M.R. Negahdari; A. Ghaedi; M. Nafar; M. Simab

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, Pages 28-37

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.11708.1875

Abstract
  For providing required load in n coastal and island regions, tidal barrage can be integrated in microgrids. To produce electricity from tides, in tidal barrage, water is moved between sea and reservoir through sluices containing turbines to generate electricity. In operation phase, produced power of ...  Read More

Research paper
Resilience-Oriented Operation of Micro-Grids in both Grid-Connected and Isolated Conditions within Sustainable Active Distribution Networks

S. Behzadi; A. Bagheri; A. Rabiee

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, Pages 38-51

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12142.1902

Abstract
  Due to the increasing occurrence of natural disasters, importance of maintaining sustainable energy for cities and society is felt more than ever. On the other hand, power loss reduction is a challenging issue of active distribution networks (ADNs). Therefore, the distribution network operators (DNOs) ...  Read More

Research paper Relays & Protection
Empirical Mode Decomposition and Optimization Assisted ANN Based Fault Classification Schemes for Series Capacitor Compensated Transmission Line

O. koduri; R. Ramachandran; M. Saiveerraju

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, Pages 52-73

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12112.1899

Abstract
  This paper presents two intelligent classifier schemes for classifying the faults in a series capacitor compensated transmission line (SCCTL). The first proposed intelligent classifier scheme is a particle swarm optimization-assisted artificial neural network (PSO-ANN). The second, proposed one is a ...  Read More

Research paper
Designing a Robust SMC for Voltage and Power Control in Islanded Micro-grid and Simultaneous use of Load Shedding Method

M. Zadehbagheri; M.J. Kiani; S. Khandan

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, Pages 74-87

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12215.1910

Abstract
  Nowadays micro-grids (MG) as one of the most important methods used for electric power generation from renewable energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and reducing environmental pollution have been considered. Due to the increasing number of distributed generation (DG) sources and MGs in the power ...  Read More

Research paper Energy Management
Traffic Uncertainty Modeling and Energy Management of Smart Distribution Networks with the Presence of Parking Lots

Sh. Shadi; J. Salehi; A. Safari

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, Pages 88-98

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.12065.1894

Abstract
  Energy management (EM) in smart distribution networks (SDN) is to schedule the power transaction between the SDN and the existing distributed energy resources (DERs) e.g., distributed generations, especially renewable resources and electrical vehicles, from an eco-technical viewpoint. Due to the dual ...  Read More

Research paper
A Resilience-Oriented Graph-Based Method for Restoration of Critical Loads in Distribution Networks Using Microgrids

M. Karimi; M. Eslamian

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, Pages 99-109

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.12110.1898

Abstract
  This paper presents a resilience-based approach for critical load restoration in distribution networks using microgrids during extreme events when the main supply is disrupted. Reconfiguration of the distribution network using graph theory is investigated, for which Dijkstra's algorithm is first used ...  Read More

Optimal Sizing of Distributed Power Flow Controller Based on Jellyfish Optimizer

S.K. Gupta; J.M. Tripathi; A. Ranjan; R. Kesh; A. Kumar; M. Ranjan; P. Sahu

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 69-76

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.10611.1762

Abstract
  In the family of Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) controllers, the distributed power flow controller (DPFC) can control powerfully all the system's parameters like bus voltages magnitude, transmission angle, and line impedances with high redundancy and a wide range of compensation. In this paper, ...  Read More

A New Approach for Modeling Wind Power in Reliability Studies

M. E. Mosayebian

Volume 11, Issue 2 , August 2023, , Pages 144-150

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.10081.1713

Abstract
  Tremendous growth of wind power worldwide in the past decade requires serious research in various fields. Because wind power is weather dependent, it is stochastic and varies over various time-scales. Therefore, accuracy in wind power modeling is recognized as a major contribution for reliable large-scale ...  Read More

Torque Ripple Reduction of the Position Sensor-less Switched Reluctance Motors Applied in the Electrical Vehicles

A. Dejamkhooy; A. Ahmadpour

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 258-267

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.9908.1694

Abstract
  The Switched Reluctance Motors (SRMs) not only are low cost for industry applications, but ‎also they could work in various conditions with high reliability and efficiency. However, usage ‎of these motors in high speeds applications under discrete mode causes decreasing the ‎efficiency. In ...  Read More

A Review on Secondary Control Methods in DC Microgrid

R. Dadi; K. Meenakshy; S.K. Damodaran

Volume 11, Issue 2 , August 2023, , Pages 105-112

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2022.9157.1636

Abstract
  DC Microgrid is turning out to be more popular due to its appealing features such as high efficiency, excellent power quality, low cost and controllability. As the control strategies plays a key role in achieving the desired objectives such as power quality, power sharing, voltage regulation and efficiency. ...  Read More

Mechanical Fault Types Detection in Transformer Windings Using ‎Interpretation of Frequency Responses via Multilayer Perceptron

R. Behkam; A. Moradzadeh; H. Karami; M.S. Nadery; B. Mohammadi ivatloo; G.B. Gharehpetian; S. Tenbohlen

Volume 11, Issue 1 , April 2023, , Pages 11-21

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.9259.1646

Abstract
  The Frequency Response Analysis (FRA) technique has advantages in identifying faults related to power transformers, but it suffers from the interpretation of frequency responses. This paper presents an approach based on statistical indices and Artificial Neural Network (ANN) methods to interpret frequency ...  Read More

Research paper
Frequency and Voltage Stability of the Islanded Microgrid with Multi DC-BUS Based-Inverter using Droop Control

A.T. Alahmad; A. Saffarian; S.G. Seifossadat; S.S. Mortazavi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 July 2023

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12322.1925

Abstract
  The widespread adoption of microgrids in electric power systems has brought numerous advantages such as decentralized control, reliability, cost-effectiveness, and environmental benefits. However, one of the most critical challenges faced by islanded microgrids is ensuring frequency and voltage stability. ...  Read More

Research paper Power System Operation
Sensitivity Analysis Based Multi-Objective Economic Emission Dispatch in Microgrid

N. Kumar; S. Dahiya; K.P.Singh Parmar

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 16 September 2023

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12453.1942

Abstract
  The microgrid (μG) is an integration of distributed generation and local loads with energy storage system. Cost minimization is one of the main objectives in modern power systems.Economic dispatch(ED) is a fundamental problem related to μG and the conventional grid. Economic dispatch(ED) provides ...  Read More

Research paper Electric Mechinces & Drive
Low-Switching Based Improved PWM for Torque Harmonic Reduction in V/f Controlled High Power Inverter Fed IM Drive

Sh. Yadav; S.K. Mallik; A. Mishra

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 03 November 2023

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12546.1951

Abstract
  Low Switching-based  v/f -controlled induction motor (IM) drives are incredibly susceptible to torque harmonics and their Vibrations. These consequences lead to intensifying losses, damage drive, and can even turn out into shaft failure of high power/speed drives. In literature, numerous control ...  Read More

Research paper Power Electronic
A Modified Clamp-Double Submodule (CD-SM) Based Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC) With Reduced Component Count for HVDC Application

H. Chaudhari; P. Darji

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 08 November 2023

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12917.1982

Abstract
  Recent grid codes require a high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station remains connected and provide reliable operation under various faults. An improved clamp-double submodule (CD-SM) is introduced in this article, which belongs to the modular multilevel converter (MMC) topologies proposed ...  Read More

Research paper Planing & Reliability
Reliability Analysis of Power System Considering Renewable Resources, CHP Units, Energy Storage Devices and Demand Response Program

A. Ghaedi; M. Mahmoudian; R. Sedaghati

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 08 November 2023

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12304.1920

Abstract
  In recent years, due to rising social welfare, the reliability has become one of most important topics of modern power network and electricity companies try to provide the electric power to the consumers with minimal interruptions. For this purpose, the electricity companies to improve the reliability ...  Read More

Research paper Power System Stability
Static Security Assessment of Integrated Power Systems with Wind Farms Using Complex Network Theory

F. Babaei; A. Safari; J. Salehi; H. Shayeghi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 December 2023

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.13644.2044

Abstract
  Although the presence of clean energy resources in power systems is required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, system security faces severe challenges due to its increased intelligence and expansion, as well as the high penetration of renewable energy resources. According to new operating policies, ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
Optimal Coordination of Dual-Setting Directional Over Current Relay in Microgrid Considering Multi-Parametric Characteristics

P. Niranjan; N.K. Choudhary; N. Singh; R.K. Singh

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 December 2023

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12725.1965

Abstract
  Conventional overcurrent protection schemes may not be sufficient to provide the complete protection of microgrids, especially in the islanded mode (ISM) of operation. Directional overcurrent relays (DOCRs) in microgrid may malfunction due to significant changes in fault current level and change in topology ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
A Novel Meter Placement Algorithm Based on Monte Carlo Coupled State Estimation and Iterative Nonlinear Mesh Adaptive Direct Search

F. Jabari; M. Shabanzadeh; M. Zeraati

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 December 2023

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.12842.1976

Abstract
  Distribution system state estimation (DSSE) is widely used for real-time monitoring of power grids, where different types of metering devices such as phasor measurement units, smart meters, power quality meters, and etc. are installed. The accuracy of estimated states and the system observability level ...  Read More

Research paper Electric Mechinces & Drive
Cogging Force Reduction in PMLSMs Using Segmented Magnets

N. Rostami; A.A. Kadhim; M.B. Bannae-Sharifian

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 17 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.14267.2098

Abstract
  Permanent Magnet Linear Synchronous Motors (PMLSMs) suffer from inevitable cogging force, especially in low-speed applications. In this paper, a new PMLSM is presented that uses segmented magnets instead of typically used rectangular magnets. This results in a significant reduction in cogging force and ...  Read More

Research paper Power System Stability
Identification of an Appropriate Operating Strategy under ABT for Frequency Regulation in a Non-Linear Multisource Power System Linked Through a Hybrid AC/DC Tie-Line

V.M. Dholakiya; B.N. Suthar

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.12858.1977

Abstract
  This research verifies Frequency-Linked Pricing (FLP)-based operating strategies under an availability-based tariff (ABT) for automatic generation control (AGC) of multisource power systems with nonlinearity and interconnections via AC/DC Tie-Lines. Through modeling and simulation in Matlab/Simulink, ...  Read More

Research paper Power Electronic
A Low Input Current Ripple High Step-Up DC-DC Converter with Reduced Voltage Stress for Renewable Energy Application

N. Yousefi; D. Mirabbasi; B. Alfi; M. Salimi; Gh.R. Aghajani

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.13319.2016

Abstract
  This report develops a high step-up topology employing a voltage multiplier cell (VMC) and a coupled inductor for renewable energy usage. The efficiency is improved and the blocking voltage on semiconductors is decreased. The proposed structure achieves a high voltage gain by utilizing a VMC and one ...  Read More

Research paper
Islanding Detection of Synchronous Generator in Distribution Network Based on Machine Learning Methods

M. Khodsuz

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 19 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.14318.2100

Abstract
  In this paper, a novel approach for detecting islanding events in distribution networks special for synchronous generator type is presented. The proposed method leverages information derived from negative sequence voltage components, synchronous generator field voltage, positive sequence impedance variation ...  Read More

Review paper Electric Mechinces & Drive
Review of Electric Vehicle Traction Motors, Control Systems, and Various Implementation Cards

M. Megrini; A. Gaga; Y. Mehdaoui

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.13967.2077

Abstract
  Utilizing electric vehicles (EVs) in place of conventional vehicles is now necessary to lower carbon dioxide emissions, provide clean energy, and lessen environmental pollution. Numerous researchers are trying to figure out how to make these electric vehicles better in order to address this. Electric ...  Read More

Research paper Power System Control
Performance Improvement of Combined Wind Farms Using ANN-Based STATCOM and Grey Wolf Optimization-Based Tuning

V.K. Peddiny; B. Datta; A. Banerjee

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.13020.1986

Abstract
  Changes in the electric supply can significantly affect electronic devices since they are very sensitive. Due to a nonlinear system with multiple interconnected and unpredictable demands in the smart grid, the electricity system is facing several issues, including power quality, reactive power management, ...  Read More

Research paper Electric Mechinces & Drive
Simultaneous Bearing Faults Detection in Three Phase Induction Motor Based on Feature Fusion Method and Random Forest Algorithm

D.M. Sonje; R. Munje

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.13044.1987

Abstract
  Fault detection and classification (FDC) is a vital area in the health monitoring of three-phase induction machines. According to the failure survey of three three-phase induction machines, bearing-related faults cause a percentage of motor failures in the range of almost 41-50% which is very significant. ...  Read More

Research paper Electric Mechinces & Drive
Open-Switch Fault Tolerance Strategy for Induction Motor Drive System

H. Zaimen; A. Rezig; S. Touati

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.13149.1995

Abstract
  Voltage source inverters (VSIs) based on insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) may face various faults that can affect the operation and safety of the entire electric drive system. To enhance the reliability of the drive system, it is crucial to develop an accurate fault diagnosis (FD) method and ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
Development of an Adaptive Protection Scheme for Microgrid Operation Suitable for Grid-Connected and Islanded Mode

N. Kumar; D.K. Jain

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.13229.2004

Abstract
  The integration of distributed generations (DGs) can disrupt the distribution system's radial configuration, leading to potential coordination issues with the existing protection scheme. Disparate operating modes of microgrids render traditional protection schemes ineffective and insecure. This highlights ...  Read More

Research paper Power Electronic
Modelling and Control of a High-Step-Up Enhanced Super-Lift Converter

S. Hasanzadeh; S.M. Dehghan; M. Asadi; S.M. Salehi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.13302.2014

Abstract
  Step-up DC-DC converters are essential components used in a wide range of applications. Many researchers have proposed various methods to achieve high voltage gain in DC-DC converters. However, this typically involves adding multiple passive components, which increases system complexity and complicates ...  Read More

Research paper Micro Grid
Optimal Planning of Renewable Energy-Based Micro Grids Considering the Reliability Cost

A. Nargeszar; A. Ghaedi; M. Nafar; M. Simab

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2023.13364.2022

Abstract
  In recent years, the local feeding of the required loads in the micro grids has received much attention comparing to the extension of the large fuel-based power plants, which require the development of costly transmission lines. On the other hand, environmental constraints have led to the increasing ...  Read More

Research paper Power Electronic
A Topology of Non-Isolated Soft Switched DC-DC Converter for Renewable Energy Applications

N. Bagheri; B. Tousi; S.M. Alilou

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.13391.2026

Abstract
  This research offers a high step-up DC-DC converter using a two- winding coupled inductor and voltage multiplier circuit (VMC) including diodes and capacitors for renewable energy (RE) usages such as photovoltaic (PV) and fuel cell (FC). The advantages of this converter are: 1) High voltage gain with ...  Read More

Research paper Power System Stability
Voltage Stability Assessment of Power System Using Line Indices with Wind System and Solar Photovoltaic Generation Integration

S.K. Gupta; S.K. Mallik

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.13429.2028

Abstract
  Due to the exponential increase in electricity demand, the power system is being operated at its stability limit. Due to the scarcity of natural resources, the generation can not be increased. Hence, there is always a possibility of voltage collapse in the system. The voltage collapse can be predicted ...  Read More

Research paper
Optimal Allocation of Renewable Energy Sources to Enhance Distribution System Reliability with Confidence Interval Considerations

M. Hajibeigy; V. Talavat; S. Galvani

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.14178.2087

Abstract
  Due to ever-increasing energy requirements, modern distribution systems are integrated with renewable energy sources (RESs), such as wind turbines and photovoltaics. They also bring economic, environmental, and technical advantages. However, they face the network operator with decision-making challenges ...  Read More

Research paper Electric Mechinces & Drive
Optimum Design of the Outer Rotor Brushless DC Permanent Magnet Motor with Minimum Torque Ripples

V. Naeini; N. Sadeghi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.14250.2093

Abstract
  This research paper focuses on the optimal configuration of an outer rotor permanent magnet brushless DC (ORBLDC) motor. As torque ripple is a drawback associated with this type of motor, the study proposes an optimal design to minimize torque fluctuations. The proposed design approach considers factors ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
Radial Distribution System Network Reconfiguration for Reduction in Real Power Loss and Improvement in Voltage Profile, and Reliability

S.S. Halve; S.S. Raghuwanshi; D. Sonje

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.14549.2113

Abstract
  Distribution systems play a crucial role in delivering power to customers and bridging the gap between bulk power transmission and end-users. Increasing energy demand due to factors like industrial development and population growth necessitates efficient distribution system management. A low X/R ratio ...  Read More

Research paper Planing & Reliability
Operation Studies of Power Systems Containing Wind Farms Considering both Deterministic and Probabilistic Reliability Criteria

A. Ghaedi; R. Sedaghati; M. Mahmoudian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.14839.2135

Abstract
  In many different nations around the world, renewable energy sources are increasingly being used to generate electricity. It is because renewable resources are sustainable, have no operating costs, and are environmentally friendly. Wind power develops quickly among renewable units, and nowadays, several ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
Robust Scheduling of Unbalanced Microgrids for Enhancing Resilience by Outage Management Strategy

S. Panjeie; A. Fakharian; M. Sedighizadeh; A. Sheikhi fini

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 25 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.11267.1841

Abstract
  Microgrid operators (MGOs) try to restore as much demand as possible when they are faced with electrical power outages corre-sponding to extreme events. This work suggests an outage management strategy (OMS) to improve microgrid resilience by using two optimal actions that are distribution feeder reconfiguration ...  Read More

Research paper Power Electronic
Analysis and Implementation of a High Step-Up DC-DC Converter Integrating a Hybrid Voltage Multiplier Cell and a Coupled Inductor

H. Shayeghi; R. Mohajery; N. Bizon

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 29 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.15060.2149

Abstract
  This research introduces a modified design for non-isolated DC-DC converters with a high voltage gain using the design concepts of a coupled inductor (CI) and a hybrid voltage multiplier cell. It is attainable to further increase the output gain without requiring a higher duty cycle or a large turn ratio ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
A Cost-Effective Trade-off in Distribution System Expansion Planning Between Construction of Conventional/Renewable Distributed Energy Sources in Long Term

S. Behzadi; N. Osali; A. Younesi; A. Bagheri

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 17 July 2024

https://doi.org/10.22098/joape.2024.15268.2161

Abstract
  Nowadays, with the detrimental impacts of air pollution on human health and its significant societal expenses, it has been imperative to utilize renewable energy sources (RESs) and energy storage systems (ESSs). This study introduces a new objective function aimed at achieving a long-term optimal plan ...  Read More

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