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)

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


  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

Power System Operation
Probabilistic Multi Objective Optimal Reactive Power Dispatch Considering Load Uncertainties Using Monte Carlo Simulations

S.M. Mohseni-Bonab; A. Rabiee; S. Jalilzadeh; B. Mohammadi-Ivatloo; S. Nojavan

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 83-93

  Optimal Reactive Power Dispatch (ORPD) is a multi-variable problem with nonlinear constraints and continuous/discrete decision variables. Due to the stochastic behavior of loads, the ORPD requires a probabilistic mathematical model. In this paper, Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS) is used for modeling of ...  Read More

Electric Mechinces & Drive
An Improved Big Bang-Big Crunch Algorithm for Estimating Three-Phase Induction Motors Efficiency

Mehdi Bigdeli; Davood Azizian; Ebrahim Rahimpour

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 83-92

  Nowadays, the most generated electrical energy is consumed by three-phase induction motors. Thus, in order to carry out preventive measurements and maintenances and eventually employing high-efficiency motors, the efficiency evaluation of induction motors is vital. In this paper, a novel and efficient ...  Read More

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


  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

Electric Differential for an Electric Vehicle with Four Independent Driven Motors and Four Wheels Steering Ability Using Improved Fictitious Master Synchronization Strategy

M. Moazen; M. Sabahi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Pages 141-150

  Using an Electric Differential (ED) in electric vehicle has many advantages such as flexibility and direct torque control of the wheels during cornering and risky maneuvers. Despite its reported successes and advantages, the ED has several problems limits its applicability, for instance, an increment ...  Read More

Flexible Power Electronic Transformer for Power Flow Control Applications

J. Fallah Ardeshir; A. Ajami; A. Jalilvand; A. Mohammadpour

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2013, , Pages 147-155

  This paper proposes a Flexible Power Electronic Transformer (FPET) for the application in the micro-grids. The low frequency transformer is usually used at the Point of Common Coupling (PCC) to connect the low voltage grid and utility network to each other. The conventional 50Hz transformer results in ...  Read More

Bi-level Programming of Retailer and Prosumers' Aggregator to Clear the Energy of the Day Ahead Using the Combined Method of Mixed Integer Linear Programming and Mayfly Optimization in Smart Grid

F. Shamsini Ghiasvand; K. Afshar; N. Bigdeli

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 163-174


  In the restructured electricity industry, the electricity retailer, as a profit-oriented company, buys electricity from wholesale electricity markets and sells it to end customers. On the other hand, with the move of the electricity networks towards smart grids, small customers who, in addition to receiving ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
Reliability and Supply Security based Method for Simultaneous Placement of Sectionalizer Switch and DER Units

B. Mohammadzadeh; A. Safari; S. Najafi Ravadanegh

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 165-174

  This paper presents a new and useful methodology for simultaneous allocation of sectionalizer switches and distributed energy resources (DERs) considering both reliability and supply security aspects. The proposed algorithm defines the proper locations of sectionalizer switching devices in radial distribution ...  Read More

Power Electronic
A New Topology for Z-Source Inverter Based on Switched-Inductor and Boost Z-Source Inverter

Ebrahim Babaei; Mohsen Hasan Babayi; Elias Shokati Asl; Sara Laali

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 167-184

  In this paper, a new topology for boost Z-source inverterbased on switched-inductor cell is proposed. The operating modes of the proposed inverter are analyzed and also a suitable control method to generate the trigger signals of the inverter is presented. Having a common earth between the input source ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
A New Method of Distribution Marginal Price Calculation in Distribution Networks by Considering the Effect of Distributed Generations Location on Network Loss

S. Ghaemi; K. Zare

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 171-180


  The determination of practical and coherent policy to pin down the price in restructured distribution networks should be considered as a momentous topic. The present paper introduces a new method of distribution marginal price (DMP) calculation. The main aim of this paper is to evaluate the DMP for both ...  Read More

Energy Management
Electrical Load Manageability Factor Analyses by Artificial Neural Network Training

N. Eskandari; S. Jalilzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , October 2019, , Pages 187-195


  On typical medium voltage feeder, Load side management means power energy consumption controlling at connected loads. Each load has various amount of reaction to essential parameters variation that collection of these reactions is mentioned feeder behavior to each parameter variation. Temperature, humidity, ...  Read More

Power System Stability
Efficient Low-Voltage Ride-Through Nonlinear Backstepping Control Strategy for PMSG-Based Wind Turbine During the Grid Faults

M. Nasiri; J. Milimonfared; S. H. Fathi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 218-228


  This paper presents a new nonlinear backstepping controller for a direct-driven permanent magnet synchronous generator-based wind turbine, which is connected to the power system via back-to-back converters. The proposed controller deals with maximum power point tracking (MPPT) in normal condition and ...  Read More

H_∞ Observer-Based Control Design for Switched Positive Systems Including Interval Uncertainties, Unstable Modes and Time-Varying Delay

M. Sadeghighasami; M. Shafieirad; I. Zamani

Volume 12, Issue 3 , August 2024, , Pages 245-260


  The purpose of this study is to present a practical approach in which the effect of performance degradation and instability factors such as exogenous disturbances, parametric uncertainties, time-varying delay, and unstable modes can reduce to the minimum possible amount in linear switched positive systems. ...  Read More

Power System Operation
Design of Reliability Insurance Scheme Based on Utility Function for Improvement of Distribution Grid Reliability

A. Niromandfam; A. Sadeghi Yazdankhah; R. Kazemzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , December 2020, , Pages 257-272


  The regulatory schemes currently used for reliability improvement have weaknesses in the provision of quality services based on the customers’ perspective. These schemes consider the average of the service as a criterion to incentivize or penalize the distribution system operators (DSOs). On the ...  Read More

Flexibility-Based Congestion Management Considering Consumers' Inconvenience Cost of Demand Response Programs

V. Rahi; A. Abdollahi; E. Heydarian-Forushani; M. Rashidinejad; A. Sheikhi Fini

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2024, , Pages 352-364


  One of the most important challenges of smart grids is the congestion of transmission lines. A flexible smart grid with demand-side resources can be a suitable solution to manage transmission lines congestion. This paper proposes a multi-objective model with the aim of congestion management through generation ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
A Bi-Level Optimization Approach for Optimal Operation of Distribution Networks with Retailers and Micro-grids

H. Fateh; A. Safari; S. Bahramara

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2020, , Pages 15-21


  Distributed energy resources (DERs) including distributed generators (DGs) and controllable loads (CLs) are managed in the form of several microgrids (MGs) in active distributions networks (ADNs) to meet the demand locally. On the other hand, some loads of distribution networks (DNs) can be supplied ...  Read More

Power Electronic
A Soft Switched DC-DC Boost Converter for Use in Grid Connected Inverters

S. Jalilzadeh; M. Pakdel

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 75-82


  This paper presents a soft-switching DC-DC boost converter, which can be utilized in renewable energy systems such as photovoltaic array, and wind turbine connections to infinite bus of a big power network, using grid connected inverters. In the proposed topology for the DC-DC boost converter, the main ...  Read More

Comparison of Transmission Line Models by Excluding Frequency Dependence in Complex Power System for Error Estimation

G.V.B. Chary; K. Roslina

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 77-90


  Today, commercial simulation packages can have the capability of solving complex power system networks by using various transmission line models. When there is a change in the modeling routine of transmission lines, their accuracy is also changese main aim of this paper is to compare lumped PI and distribute ...  Read More

Electric Mechinces & Drive
Optimal Sensorless Four Switch Direct Power Control of BLDC Motor

S. Hajiaghasi; Z. Rafiee; A. Salemnia; M. R. Aghamohammadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , May 2019, , Pages 78-89


  Brushless DC (BLDC) motors are used in a wide range of applications due to their high efficiency and high power density. In this paper, sensorless four-switch direct power control (DPC) method with the sector to sector commutations ripple minimization for BLDC motor control is proposed. The main features ...  Read More

Power System Stability
A Novel Controller Based on Single-Phase Instantaneous p-q Power Theory for a Cascaded PWM Transformer-less STATCOM for Voltage Regulation

M. Abbasi; B. Tousi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 80-88


  In this paper, dynamic performance of a transformerless cascaded PWM static synchronous shunt compensator (STATCOM) based on a novel control scheme is investigated for bus voltage regulation in a 6.6kV distribution system. The transformerless STATCOM consists of a thirteen-level cascaded H-bridge inverter, ...  Read More

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


  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

A Real-time Condition Monitoring-based Asset Management Model for Power Transformers in the Presence of Distributed Generation

M.H. Amirioun; E. Heydarian-Forushani

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 175-185


  With the advent of advanced measurement and supervisory devices in power systems, wide area measurement systems and real-time monitoring of power systems have become viable. Accordingly, modeling techniques should be updated as well. This paper proposes a transformer asset management model based on real-time ...  Read More

Power Electronic
A Generalized Modular Multilevel Current Source Inverter

E. Seifi Najmi; A. Ajami; A. H. Rajaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 181-190


  This paper proposes a novel topology of multilevel current source inverter which is suitable to apply in low/medium voltage. The proposed topology is capable of producing desirable bidirectional output current levels. Furthermore, it can employ symmetrical DC current sources as well as asymmetrical ones ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
Multi-Objective Optimization of Demand Side Management and Multi DG in the Distribution System with Demand Response

M. Alilou; D. Nazarpour; H. Shayeghi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 230-242


  The optimal management of distributed generation (DG) enhances the efficiency of the distribution system; On the other hand, increasing the interest of customers in optimizing their consumption improves the performance of DG. This act is called demand side management. In this study, a new method based ...  Read More

Impact of Renewable Sources on Electrical Power System

M.S. Syed; C.V. Suresh; S. Sivanagaraju

Volume 12, Issue 3 , August 2024, , Pages 261-268


  In this paper, Renewable energy sources (RES) are incorporated into the electricity grid. A real-time Andhra Pradesh 14 bus system is considered in which, windy and sunny locations are identified for this study. A new algorithm called Persistence - Extreme Learning Machine (P-ELM) is suggested. The suggested ...  Read More