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Research paper Electric Mechinces & Drive
Diagnosis of Different Types of Air-Gap Eccentricity Fault in Switched Reluctance Motors Using Transient Finite Element Method

H Nazari; N. Rostami

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, Pages 94-101

  This paper presents a method for diagnosis of eccentricity fault in a switched-reluctance motor (SRM) during offline and standstill modes. In this method, the fault signature is differential induced voltage (DIV) achieved by injecting diagnostic pulses to the motor windings. It will be demonstrated by ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
Optimal Power Flow in the Smart Grid Using Direct Load Control Program

Soheil Derafshi Beigvand; Hamdi Abdi,

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, Pages 102-115

  This paper proposes an Optimal Power Flow (OPF) algorithm by Direct Load Control (DLC) programs to optimize the operational cost of smart grids considering various scenarios based on different constraints. The cost function includes active power production cost of available power sources and a novel ...  Read More

Research paper Smart Grid
Toward a Smart Distribution System Expansion Planning by Considering Demand Response Resources

Hamidreza Arasteh; Mohammadsadegh Sepasian; Vahid Vahidinasab

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, Pages 116-130

  This paper presents a novel concept of "smart distribution system expansion planning (SDEP)" which expands the concept of demand response programs to be dealt with the long term horizon time. The proposed framework, integrates demand response resources (DRRs) as virtual distributed generation (VDG) resources ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
Application of Multi Objective HFAPSO algorithm for Simultaneous Placement of DG, Capacitor and Protective Device in Radial Distribution Network

Hossein Shayeghi; Masoud Alilou

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, Pages 131-146

  In this paper, simultaneous placement of distributed generation, capacitor bank and protective devices are utilized to improve the efficiency of the distribution network. The objectives of the problem are reduction of active and reactive power losses, improvement of voltage profile and reliability indices ...  Read More

Research paper 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

Research paper Power Electronic
High performance Cuk converter considering non-linear inductors for photovoltaic system applications

elias shokati asl; Mohammad Shadnam Zarbil; Mehran Sabahi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, Pages 158-166

  The Cúk converter, which has voltage buck and boost ability, offers high flexibility as an interface device for solar panels. In addition, current ripple can be more reduced because of two input and output inductors at both sides. This paper presents a new application of current-variable inductors ...  Read More

Research paper 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