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Applications for switched systems

Topics


The research acitvity on applications for switched systems is mainly concentrated on the following topics:
  • railway control

  • droop control for the synchronization of parallel inverters

  • model predictive control for Light Emitting Diodes based on photo-electro-thermal model

  • real time hardware in the loop

  • power converter control for maximum power point tracking in photovoltaic systems


 

Collaborations

  • Roberta Schiavo and Roberto Frasca, AnsaldoBreda, Napoli, Italy
  • Josep Guerrero, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Silvio Baccari, Leditech, Benevento
  • Giovanna Adinolfi, ENEA, Portici, Italy
PhD Theses
  • ongoing
    • Valerio Mariani, PhD student in Automatic Control, University of Sannio, "Synchronization of electrical networks via droop control".

  • 2012
    • Silvio Baccari, PhD in Automatic Control, University of Sannio, "Photo-electro-thermal model predictive control for light emitting diodes", co-tutor prof. Luigi Iannelli.

Laurea Magistralis Theses
  • 2013
    1. Elisa Mostacciuolo, LM Ingegneria Elettronica per l'Automazione e le Telecomunicazioni, febbraio 2013, "Analisi di tecniche di inseguimento del punto di massima potenza di moduli fotovoltaici", 110 e lode, co-relatori ing. Silvio Baccari, ing. Giovanna Adinolfi.
  • 2012
    1. Mariateresa Cilenti, LS Ingegneria dell'Automazione, maggio 2012, "Controllo dei LED: regolazione ottima di flusso luminoso e temperatura", 110 e lode, co-relatore ing. Silvio Baccari.
  • 2011
    1. Guido Memmolo, LS Ingegneria dell'Automazione, dicembre 2011, "Controllo di convertitori DC-DC Boost per MPPT nei sistemi fotovoltaici".
    2. Viviana Verdino, L Vecchio Ordinamento Ingegneria Informatica, giugno 2011, "Modello termo-elettrico per il controllo dei LED", 110 e lode, co-relatore ing. Massimo Tipaldi.
    3. Enrico Landolfi, LS Ingegneria dell'Automazione, maggio 2011, "Progettazione e realizzazione di un alimentatore switching per il controllo in corrente e temperatura di LED", 110 e lode, co-relatore ing. Massimo Tipaldi.

Publications

  • 2013
    • V. Mariani, F. Vasca, "Stability Analysis of Droop Controlled Inverters via Dynamic Phasors and Contraction Theory", European Control Conference, Zurich, July 2013, p. 1023-1028.
  • 2012
  • 2010
  • 2003
  • 1999
    • P. Marino, M. Milano, F. Vasca, "Linear Quadratic State Feedback and Robust Neural Network Observer for Field Oriented Controlled Induction Motors", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 46, no. 1, February 1999, p. 150-161.
    • F. Vasca, G. C. Verghese, "Adimensional Models and Participation Factors for the Analysis of Induction Motor Dynamics", IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Bled, Slovenia, June 1999, p. 480-485.
    • B. Busco, A. Lo Schiavo, P. Marino, F. Vasca, "Active Filtering of Low Frequency Harmonics in DC/DC Converters for Traction Applications", IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, San Jose, California, June 1999, p. 1421-1426.
  • 1998
    • B. Busco, G. Iuliano, P. Marino, V. Mungiguerra, F. Vasca, "Simulation Tool for Multi-Board Controlled Power Electronic Systems", 6th Workshop on Computer in Power Electronics, Como, Italy, June 1998, p. 93-99.
  • 1997
    • P. Marino, M. Milano, F. Vasca, "Robust Neural Network Observer for Induction Motor Control", 28th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, June 1997, p. 699-705.
  • 1996
    • B. Busco, G. De Marco, P. Marino, V. Mungiguerra, M. Porzio, F. Russo, F. Vasca, "Flux Observation and Parameter Estimation of Induction Motors for Traction Drives", 27th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Baveno, Italy, June 1996, p. 1408-1413.
    • P. Marino, V. Mungiguerra, F. Russo, F. Vasca, "Parameter and State Estimation for Induction Motors via Interlaced Least Squares Algorithm and Kalman Filter", 27th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Baveno, Italy, June 1996, p. 1235-1241.
    • R. Carbone, P. Marino, A. Testa, F. Vasca, "Power Factor and Harmonic Distortion Optimization in a Photovoltaic Generating Power Station", IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, Bari, Italy, June 1996, p. 899-903.
  • 1995
    • P. Marino, F. Vasca, "Sliding Mode Control for Three Phase Rectifiers", 26th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 1995, p. 1033-1039.
  • 1994
    • L. Glielmo, P. Marino, R. Setola, F. Vasca, "Reduced Kalman Filtering for Indirect Adaptive Control of Induction Motors", International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, vol. 8, no. 6, November-December 1994, p. 527-541.
    • F. Garofalo, P. Marino, S. Scala, F. Vasca, "Control of DC/DC Converters with Linear Optimal Feedback and Nonlinear Feedforward", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 9, no. 6, November 1994, p. 607-615.
    • A. Cavallo, F. Vasca, "DC Motor Control with Sliding Mode Switching Modulator", 20th IEEE Industrial Electronics Control and Instrumentation Conference, Bologna, Italy, June 1994, p. 1455-1459.
    • A. Cavallo, G. De Maria, P. Marino, F. Vasca, "Pulse Ratio Modulator Design via Sliding Mode Approach", IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Santiago, Chile, June 1994, p. 120-124.
  • 1993
    • L. Glielmo, P. Marino, R. Setola, F. Vasca, "Reduced Order Extended Kalman Filter for Estimation of Induction Motor Rotor Resistance", 32nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Antonio, Texas, December 1993, p. 1222-1223.
    • P. Marino, F. Vasca, "A New Nonlinear Feedforward Compensation for Feedback Controlled DC-DC Converters", 24th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 1993, p. 728-734.
  • 1992
    • R. Di Stefano, P. Marino, M. Scarano, F. Vasca, "AC Current Regulator for Asynchronous Drives with PRM Modulator", IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Houston, Texas, June 1992, p. 545-549.
    • P. Marino, F. Vasca, "Three Phase AC/DC Converter with High Power Factor", IEEE Africon 92, Johannesburg, South Africa, June 1992, p. 103-106.
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