Special Issue "Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control of Power Converters and Electric Drives"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 January 2024 | Viewed by 196
Interests: regulator theory; sliding mode control; discrete-time nonlinear control systems; fault tolerant control, their applications to electrical drives and power converters, and their implementations in reconfigurable digital devices
Interests: digital control; control of power converters; self-timed synchronization; electronic systems applied to biomedicine; embedded microprocessor design; digital electronics; custom DSPs in FPGAs
In recent years, the demand for electrical energy has been an important aspect in a global context. Wind and solar energy systems are alternative sources for generating electrical energy. A main subsystem involved in such systems is the power converter that is responsible for CC-CC and CC-AC conversion tasks.
On the other hand, electric motors are the main consumers of electrical energy, and are widely used in several industrial fields and household appliances, where electric drives have enhanced the performance of such motors.
A critical aspect to consider in power converters and electric drives is to keep their functionality at least at minimal requirements in the presence of faults. Hence, fault diagnosis (FD) and fault tolerance control (FTC) have become active research areas.
The scope of this Special Issue (SI) covers advanced FD and FTC thecniques based on novel achievements in automatic control and soft computing techniques, all applied to power converters and electric drives. The aim of this SI is to present developments in novel control strategies, isolation and localization, fault detection, estimation, and the preservation of operation for power converters and electric drives.
Prof. Dr. Jorge Rivera Domínguez
Dr. Susana Ortega Cisneros
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- novel passive, active, and hybrid FTC schemes
- novel techniques based on soft computing
- fault detection and isolation
- nonlinear adaptive control
- observer-based fault detection
- real-time systems
- power converters
- electric drives