Volume 13 (2025)
Volume 12 (2024)
Volume 11 (2023)
Volume 10 (2022)
Volume 9 (2021)
Volume 8 (2020)
Volume 7 (2019)
Volume 6 (2018)
Volume 5 (2017)
Volume 4 (2016)
Volume 3 (2015)
Volume 2 (2014)
Volume 1 (2013)

Power market
Demand Response Based Model for Optimal Decision Making for Distribution Networks

M. Khafri; A. Badri; A. A. Birjandi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 139-149


  In this paper, a heuristic mathematical model for optimal decision-making of a Distribution Company (DisCo) is proposed that employs demand response (DR) programs in order to participate in a day-ahead market, taking into account elastic and inelastic load models. The proposed model is an extended responsive ...  Read More

Power Electronic
A Modified Phase-Shifted Pulse Width Modulation to Extend Linear Operation of Hybrid Modular Multi-level Converter

M. M. Rahimian; M. Hoseinpour; A. Dejamkhooy

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 183-192


  Recently, hybrid modular multi-level converters, which are configured as full and half bridge sub-modules, are developed and utilized in the wide area of applications. Compared to its non-hybrid counterpart, these converters have several advantages such as the ability to nullify the DC side fault current ...  Read More

Evaluation of Power Harvesting on DC--DC Converters to Extract the Maximum Power Output from TEGs Arrays under Mismatching Conditions

D. Sanin-Villa; E. Henao-Bravo; C. Ramos-Paja; F. Chejne

Volume 12, Issue 3 , August 2024, , Pages 215-223


  Thermoelectric generators (TEGs) can transform wasted heat from industrial processes into electrical power. The power provided by TEGs systems depend on the temperature gradient, where an ideal situation for the TEGs operation is when all the modules of an array are exposed to the same temperature difference. ...  Read More

Efficiency Improvement of the Flyback Converter Based on High Frequency Transformer Winding Rearrangement

A. Zakipour; K. Abbaszadeh; S. Shokri; M. Salimi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , December 2020, , Pages 220-233


  In this paper, a novel method for loss reduction and efficiency optimization of the high frequency flyback transformers is proposed based on rearrangement of the windings. According to detailed analysis of the high frequency flyback transformer using FEM technique, a novel and simple approach for its ...  Read More

Virtual power plant operation using an improved meta-heuristic optimization algorithm considering uncertainties

H. Farahbakhsh; I. Pourfar; A. Lashkar Ara

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2024, , Pages 312-325


  In this paper, virtual power plant (VPP) planning is done using distributed generation sources to create a safe platform for electricity exchange and to increase the profitability and sustainability of electricity. In the proposed model, the effect of micro-grid interaction with the electricity market ...  Read More

Investigating Impacts of Sustainable Repair Time and Circuit Breaker Model on Meshed Distribution Networks Reliability Assessment

T. Barforoushi; M. Rasoulpoor

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Pages 40-48

  Generally, the failure rate and the repair time of system components are constant parameters in reliability assessment of electric distribution systems. A failure of component is resulted from failing in the operation or overloading. In addition, there exist cases where, the repair times of components ...  Read More

Optimizing Multi-objective Function for User-Defined Characteristics Relays and Size of Fault Current Limiters in Radial Networks with Renewable Energy Sources

M. Faghihi Rezaei; M. Gandomkar; J. Nikoukar

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 42-53


  Installing the renewable energy sources (RESs) in distribution networks changes the fault current direction, increases the fault current level and, consequently, eliminates the protection coordination between the protective devices. Overcurrent relays are among the most important protective devices in ...  Read More

Adaptive Fuzzy Synergetic PSS Design to Damp Power System Oscillations

K. Mazlumi; M. Darabian; M. Azari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2013, , Pages 43-53

  This paper presents a novel indirect adaptive Power System Stabilizer (PSS) via a developed synergetic control methodology and fuzzy systems. Fuzzy system is utilized in an adaptive scheme to estimate the system using a nonlinear model. The synergetic control guarantees robustness of the controller and ...  Read More

Electric Mechinces & Drive
A Comprehensive Model for Adhesion Control System of Wheel and Rail

S. Sadr; D. Arab Khaburi; M. Namazi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 43-50


  This paper presents the movement dynamic of the train and the relationship between the speed of wheel and train, as well as a discussion about the concept of wheel slip. There are two different operation regions designated as creep and wheelspin areas for wheel slip. Creep and wheelspin areas have stable ...  Read More

Power Electronic
High Gain Multi-input DC-DC Converter with Combined Phase-shift/PWM Modulation for Stand-Alone Applications

P. Khademi Astaneh; J. Javidan; Kh. Valipour; A. Akbarimajd

Volume 7, Issue 1 , May 2019, , Pages 49-57


  The existence of unreliable renewable energy resources would be required to use energy resources and storage units simultaneously, particularly in applications such as electrical vehicles and stand-alone energy supplying systems. The objective of this paper is to introduce a new topology of multi input ...  Read More

Power System Operation
Coordinated Resource Scheduling in a Large Scale Virtual Power Plant Considering Demand Response and Energy Storages

H. M. Samakoosh; M. Jafari-Nokandi; A. Sheikholeslami

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 50-60


  Virtual power plant (VPP) is an effective approach to aggregate distributed generation resources under a central control. This paper introduces a mixed-integer linear programming model for optimal scheduling of the internal resources of a large scale VPP in order to maximize its profit. The proposed ...  Read More

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


  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

Power Electronic
An LCL-filtered Single-phase Multilevel Inverter for Grid Integration of PV Systems

Mohammad Farhadi Kangarlu; Ebrahim Babaei; Frede Blaabjerg

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 54-65

  Integration of the PV into the electrical grid needs power electronic interface. This power electronic interface should have some key features and should come up with grid codes. One of the important criteria is the quality and harmonic contents of the current being injected to the grid. High-order harmonics ...  Read More

Optimal Reconfiguration and Capacitor Allocation in Radial Distribution Systems Using the Hybrid Shuffled Frog Leaping Algorithm in the Fuzzy Framework

Mostafa Sedighizadeh; Mahdi mahmoodi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 56-70

  In distribution systems, in order to diminish power losses and keep voltage profiles within acceptable limits, network reconfiguration and capacitor placement are commonly used. In this paper, the Hybrid Shuffled Frog Leaping Algorithm (HSFLA) is used to optimize balanced and unbalanced radial distribution ...  Read More

Experimental and 3D Finite Element Analysis of a Slotless Air-Cored Axial Flux PMSG for Wind Turbine Application

V. Behjat; A. R. Dehghanzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Pages 121-128

  In this research paper, the performance of an air-cored axial flux permanent magnet synchronous generator is evaluated for low speed, direct drive applications using 3D finite element modeling and experimental tests. The structure of the considered machine consists of double rotor and coreless stator, ...  Read More

FACTS Devices Allocation Using a Novel Dedicated Improved PSO for Optimal Operation of Power System

H. Shayeghi; A. Ghasemi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2013, , Pages 124-135

  Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) controllers with its ability to directly control the power flow can offer great opportunities in modern power system, allowing better and safer operation of transmission network. In this paper, in order to find type, size and location of FACTS devices in a power ...  Read More

Adaptive Residential Energy Hubs Scheduling Considering Renewable Sources

A. Namvar; J. Salehi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 142-151


  One of the crucial challenges within the optimal operation of smart cities is coordinated management of multiple energy carriers in the residential buildings owing to disparate and often conflicting objectives. In response to this challenge, this paper proposes a novel conceptual cost-emission-based ...  Read More

Energy Management
Energy Management Strategy of Stand-alone Photovoltaic System in Cathodic Protection Pipeline

J. Javidan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 143-152

  ‎ In this paper, the stand-alone photovoltaic system for cathodic protection of underground pipelines is presented. The proposed system offers continuous and automatic adjustment of the applied voltage so that the buried pipelines receive the exact current. A modified perturb and observe (P&O) ...  Read More

High Voltage Insolator
Designation of an Indicator for flashover prediction of porcelain and glass insulators based on experimental tests.

Mousalreza faramarzi palangar; mohammad mirzaie

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 147-157

  Flashover of polluted insulators in contaminated areas is one of the most important factors influencing the operation of transmission and distribution lines and finally line outages. Therefore, it is essential to prevent and detect flashover in the insulators. Hence, utilizing the insulator status monitoring ...  Read More

Application of Automatic Control in Power System
Distributed multi-agent Load Frequency Control for a Large-scale Power System Optimized by Grey Wolf Optimizer

A. Akbarimajd; M. Olyaee; H. Shayeghi; B. Sobhani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 151-162


  This paper aims to design an optimal distributed multi-agent controller for load frequency control and optimal power flow purposes. The controller parameters are optimized using Grey Wolf Optimization (GWO) algorithm. The designed optimal distributed controller is employed for load frequency control ...  Read More

Micro Grid
A Repetitive Control- Based Approach for Power Sharing Among Boost Converters in DC Microgrids

M. Zolfaghari; G. B. Gharehpetian; M. Abedi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , October 2019, , Pages 168-175


  In this paper a repetitive control (RC) approach to improve current sharing between parallel-connected boost converters in DC microgrids is presented. The impact of changes in line impedance on current sharing is investigated. A repetitive controller is designed and connected in series with current controller ...  Read More

Power Electronic
A Multi-port High Step-up DC/DC Converter for Hybrid Renewable Energy Application

E. Seifi; A. Rajaei; S. Zare; A. Nabinejad; S. Nobahar

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 193-207


  This paper presents a novel multi-port DC/DC converter which is suitable to be used as the interface of hybrid renewable energy systems. The converter contains three unidirectional power flow ports which two of them are input ports and are connected to two independent energy sources while the third one ...  Read More

A New Model for Predicting the Remaining Lifetime of Transformer Based on Data Obtained Using Machine Learning

M.K.K. Alabdullh; M. Joorabian; S.G. Seifossadat; M. Saniei

Volume 12, Issue 3 , August 2024, , Pages 224-232


  Transformers are one of the most important parts of the electric transmission and distribution networks, and their performance directly affects the reliability and stability of the grid. Maintenance and replacing the faulted transformers could be time-consuming and costly and accordingly, a solution ...  Read More

Insulation & High Voltage
Estimation of New Weighted Controlled Switching Overvoltage by RBFN Model

M. Hasanpour; M. Ghanbari; V. Parvin-Darabad

Volume 8, Issue 3 , December 2020, , Pages 234-244


  Mitigating switching overvoltages (SOVs) and conducting well-suited insulation coordination for handling stresses are very important in UHV transmission Lines. The best strategy in the absence of arresters is controlled switching (CS). Although elaborate works on electromagnetic transients are considered ...  Read More

Robust Optimal Coordinated Charging Bidding of Ancillary Services for the Vehicle to Grid in Regulation and Spinning Reserve Markets

S. Lotfi; M. Sedighizadeh; R. Abbasi; S.H. Hosseinian

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2024, , Pages 326-336


  Vehicle to grid (V2G) is one the most important ways to effectively integrate electric vehicles (EVs) with electric power systems. The important benefits can be made by V2G such as reducing/increasing the cost/revenue of EV owners and technically sup-porting electric power systems. Concerning technical ...  Read More