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Volume 1 (2013)
Research paper Distribution Systems
Optimal Scheduling of Battery Energy Storage System in Distribution Network Considering Uncertainties using hybrid Monte Carlo- Genetic Approach

R. Afshan; J. Salehi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 1-12


  This paper proposes a novel hybrid Monte Carlo simulation-genetic approach (MCS-GA) for optimal operation of a distribution network considering renewable energy generation systems (REGSs) and battery energy storage systems (BESSs). The aim of this paper is to design an optimal charging /discharging scheduling ...  Read More

Research paper Power Quality
An Intelligent Method Based on WNN for Estimating Voltage Harmonic Waveforms of Non-monitored Sensitive Loads in Distribution Network

A. ِDeihimi; A. Rahmani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 13-22


  An intelligent method based on wavelet neural network (WNN) is presented in this study to estimate voltage harmonic distortion waveforms at a non-monitored sensitive load. Voltage harmonics are considered as the main type of waveform distortion in the power quality approach. To detect and analyze voltage ...  Read More

Research paper Energy Management
Increasing the Efficiency of the Power Electronic Converter for a Proposed Dual Stator Winding Squirrel-Cage Induction Motor Drive Using a Five-Leg Inverter at Low Speeds

H. Moayedirad; M. A. Shamsi Nejad

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 23-39


  A dual stator winding squirrel-cage induction motor (DSWIM) is a brushless single-frame induction motor that contains a stator with two isolated three-phase windings wound with dissimilar numbers of poles. Each stator winding is fed by an independent three-phase inverter. The appropriate efficiency of ...  Read More

Research paper Transformers
Characterization of Power Transformer Electromagnetic Forces Affected by Winding Faults

V. Behjat; A. Shams; V. Tamjidi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 40-49


  Electromagnetic forces in power transformer windings are produced by interaction between the leakage fluxes and current passing them. Since the leakage flux distribution along the windings height is in two axial and radial directions, so the electromagnetic forces have two components, radial and axial. ...  Read More

Research paper 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

Research paper Power System Stability
A Novel Algorithm for Rotor Speed Estimation of DFIGs Using Machine Active Power based MRAS Observer

R. Ajabi-Farshbaf; M. R. Azizian; V. Yousefizad

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 61-68


  This paper presents a new algorithm based on Model Reference Adaptive System (MRAS) and its stability analysis for sensorless control of Doubly-Fed Induction Generators (DFIGs). The reference and adjustable models of the suggested observer are based on the active power of the machine. A hysteresis block ...  Read More

Research paper Power System Operation
Degree of Optimality as a Measure of Distance of Power System Operation from Optimal Operation

S. Halilčević; I. Softić

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 69-79


  This paper presents an algorithm based on inter-solutions of having scheduled electricity generation resources and the fuzzy logic as a sublimation tool of outcomes obtained from the schedule inter-solutions. The goal of the algorithm is to bridge the conflicts between minimal cost and other aspects ...  Read More

Research paper 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

Research paper Planing & Reliability
Return on Investment in Transmission Network Expansion Planning Considering Wind Generation Uncertainties Applying Non-dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm

S. Abbasi; H. Abdi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 89-100


  Although significant private investment is absorbed in different sectors of power systems, transmission sector is still suffering from appropriate private investment. This is because of the pricing policies of transmission services, tariffs, and especially for investment risks. Investment risks are due ...  Read More

Research paper Power Electronic
Two-Stage Inverter Based on Combination of High Gain DC-DC Converter and Five-Level Inverter for PV-Battery Energy Conversion

R. Esmaeilzadeh; A. Ajami; M. R. Banaei

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 101-110


  This paper proposes a new two-stage inverter based on transformer-less high gain DC-DC converter for energy conversion of a photovoltaic system. The designed system consists of a high gain DC-DC converter cascaded with a three-phase inverter. The proposed DC-DC converter has a simple structure, and it ...  Read More

Research paper
Probabilistic Power Distribution Planning Using Multi-Objective Harmony Search Algorithm

A. Rastgou; J. Moshtagh; S. Bahramara

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 111-125


  In this paper, power distribution planning (PDP) considering distributed generators (DGs) is investigated as a dynamic multi-objective optimization problem. Moreover, Monte Carlo simulation (MCS) is applied to handle the uncertainty in electricity price and load demand. In the proposed model, investment ...  Read More

Research paper Power Electronic
Analysis of Switched Inductor Three-level DC/DC Converter

E. Salari; M. R. Banaei; A. Ajami

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, Pages 126-134


  A non-isolated DC/DC converter with high transfer gain is proposed in this paper. The presented converter consists of the switched inductor and three-level converters. The DC/DC power converter is three-level boost converter to convert the output voltage of the DC source into two voltage sources. The ...  Read More