Volume 4 (2021)
Volume 3 (2020)
Volume 2 (2019)
Volume 1 (2018)

Follow us:


Facts & Figures

Volumes 5
Number of Articles 171
Number of Contributors 379
Article View 88,720
PDF Download 56,061
View Per Article 518.83
PDF Download Per Article 327.84
Number of Submissions 456
Accepted Submissions 172
Acceptance Rate 38%
Accept Date (Days) 60
Number of Indexing Databases 13
Number of Reviewers 953



The University of Sistan and Baluchestan entered into strategic partnership with Iranian Association of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IAEEE) to publish the International Journal of Industrial Electronics, Control and Optimization (IECO). The IECO is an open-access journal. The IECO is a refereed international journal that presents to the international scientific community important results of work in these fields, whether in the form of modeling, simulation, analysis, fundamental research, development, application, design or real-time implementation. The scope of IECO is broad, encompassing all aspects of Industrial Electronics, Control and Optimization.

 IECO has qualified to ACADEMIC RESEARCH JOURNAL (ELMI-PAJOHESHI) status certified by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran (No. 231566/3/18 dated 1396/10/09), and is published by the University of Sistan and Baluchestan through a formal partnership (No. 952/2/1500 dated 1395/11/04) with IAEEE.

About the Journal:

  • Journal Title: International Journal of Industrial Electronics, Control and Optimization (IECO)
  • Country of Publication: Iran: Zahedan.
  • PublisherUniversity of Sistan and Baluchestan (USB) 
  • Format: Print and Online
  • Print ISSN: 2645-3517
  • Online ISSN: 2645-3568
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Language: English
  • Open Access: Yes
  • Article types: Research papers. 
  • Primary Review: 30 days, Approximately.
  • Peer Review Policy: Double-blind peer-review
  • Average refereeing time: 2 months
  • Article Processing Charges Payment for articles longer than 8 pages (mor information)
  • Website: https://ieco.usb.ac.ir/
  • E-mail:  ieco@usb.ac.ir
  • Tel : +98-54-3113-2357
  • Fax : +98-54-3344-7908
  • Indexing & Abstracting: EBSCO, FidMath, ISC, Dor, SID, Doaj, Civilica, EZB: Electronic Journals, Worldchat, Magiran, Academia, Google Scholar, Linkedin, etc.
  • Journal Address: University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran. P.O.Box 98167-45845. Tel & Fax: +98-54-344-7908

for Authors(mor information)

According to the request of the Organization of Scientific Publications of the country, the registration and display of the free ORCID ID and academic email was required for the authors of the articles. Therefore, respected authors are requested to obtain ORCID researcher ID code and academic email before submitting the article to the journal.

To get the ORCID code, refer to the link below.


The corresponding author of the article must be a member of the academic staff and the article must be written by him should be sent to the journal or his written confirmation letter should be sent along with the article; Otherwise, the article will not be reviewed.

Important forms

Copyright Transfer Agreement


for Reviewers(mor information)

Registration of respected judges of the journals on Pablones website( click her to registration)

Plagiarism: All articles are verified by iThenticate . The similarity check is done through the website of the University of Sistan and Baluchistan.

 Copyright notice: The content of this journal  is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

The IECO journal retains the copyright. The authors sign the copyright transfer agreement.

  COPE:  IECO follows the policies and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct in dealing with potential cases of misconduct. 

Research Articles Power systems
Optimized Microgrid Protection Considering Different Topologies Based on N-1 Contingency by Dual Setting Directional Overcurrent Relays

Amir Hossein Ataee-Kachoee; Hamed Hashemi Dezaki; Abbas Ketabi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 205-213


  The deployment of microgrids (MGs) and smart grids to maximize the benefits from distributed generations (DGs) has increased. Although the MG framework and concept improve system flexibility and reliability, new challenges corresponding to the MG protection system appear compared to conventional passive ...  Read More

Research Articles Optimization
Improved Virtual Force Algorithm based on the States of Matter for Improving Coverage of Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks

Vahid Kiani; Azadeh Soltani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 215-230


  Sensor placement is a critical issue in wireless sensor networks that affects the quality of wireless sensor network coverage. In this paper, we propose an improved virtual force algorithm based on the states of matter (IVFASM) for relocating sensors of a mobile wireless sensor network. IVFASM simulates ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
A New Risk-based Decentralized Model for Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading Among Smart Homes

Niloofar Mohammadi; Masoud Rashidinejad; Amir Abdollahi; Peyman Afzali

Volume 5, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 231-240


  Smart homes could have a significant impact on supplying the demand of both household consumers and smart grid. The household consumers can trade energy via peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading to reduce their cost. In other words, each of them can participate in the smart grid as a prosumer that can both ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
A Robust Primary Frequency Response Constrained Unit Commitment considering Uncertain Frequency Support of Units

Mehrdad Manshor; Mahmood Joorabian; Afshin Lashkarara

Volume 5, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 241-249


  Power management in microgrids is a major challenge due to its low total inertia and capacity. The lower the microgrid generation capacity is, the higher the share of each generation unit in total power will be, and the higher the frequency deviation in less time will be when an outage occurs. So, preventive ...  Read More

Research Articles Control
Simplified and Accurate Predictive Control Method in Mono-Inverter Dual-Parallel Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors

Mehdi Fadaie; Karim Abbaszadeh; Alireza Siadatan

Volume 5, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 251-260


  Mono-Inverter Dual Parallel (MIDP) motors in transportation systems are the most effective method to manage energy consumption and reduce the volume, weight, and cost of electric motor drives. Unbalancing the load torques and changing the speed in unequal loading are the main problems in these systems. ...  Read More

Research Articles Industrial Electronics
An Ultrasonic Transmission/Reflection Mode Tomography for Two-Phase Flow Measurement

Omid Qorbani; Esmaeil Najafiaghdam

Volume 5, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 261-267


  Ultrasonic process tomography obtains the distribution of the two-phase flow based on ultrasound propagation in different fluids, thus is valuable to industrial monitoring and measurement. Ultrasonic process tomography can do a non-intrusively exploration of the multi-phase flow hydrodynamics. In this ...  Read More

Research Articles Optimization
Design A Novel Ultrasonic Horn Using Electro-Mechanical Circuit Method and Optimization Algorithm

Davoud Mirzaei; Saeid Amini

Volume 5, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 269-277


  In this paper, an ultrasonic horn based on the PSO algorithm for emulsion homogenization is optimized and fabricated. The application of various ultrasonic instruments such as horns in different industrial procedures is increasingly expanding and developing. Horn is a tool that has played a crucial role ...  Read More

OSA: Orientation Search Algorithm

Mohammad Dehghani; Zeinab Montazeri; Om Parkash Malik; Ali Ehsanifar; Ali Dehghani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 99-112


  Random based inventive algorithms are being widely used for optimization. An important category of these algorithms comes from the idea of physical processes or the behavior of beings. A new method for achieving quasi-optimal solutions related to optimization problems in various sciences is proposed ...  Read More

Power systems
A Detailed Study for Load Flow Analysis in Distributed Power System

Mohammad Ghiasi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 153-160


  Load flow (LF) is one of the most important parts to study and analyze power system operation. In this research paper, a detailed study for load flow analysis in distributed power system (DPS) is presented. A case study of modeling and simulation of the actual power distribution network is implemented ...  Read More

A novel fast maximum power point tracking for a PV system using hybrid PSO-ANFIS algorithm under partial shading conditions

Javad Farzaneh; Reza Keypour; Ali Karsaz

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 47-58


  It is highly expected that partially shaded condition (PSC) occurs due to the moving clouds in a large photovoltaic (PV) generation system (PGS). Several peaks can be seen in the P-V curve of a PGS under such PSC which decreases the efficiency of conventional maximum power point tracking (MPPT) methods. ...  Read More

Industrial Electronics
Sliding Mode Control of LLC Resonant DC-DC Converter for Wide output voltage Range in Battery Charging Applications

asghar taheri; Nader Asgari

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 127-136


  In this paper, a sliding mode control of LLC resonant dc-dc converter in low voltage and high current application is presented. The proposed controller operates at two fixed switching frequencies to the battery charger of electric vehicles. In resonant converter, because of the soft switching process, ...  Read More

Power systems
Performance Analysis of Permanent Magnet Vernier Generator under Mechanical Faults

Zahra Nasiri-Gheidari; Mehrage Ghods; Hashem Oraee

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 121-131


  In this paper no-load and full-load performance of Permanent Magnet Vernier Generators (PMVGs) is investigated in fully-aligned condition and under different types of mechanical faults. The studied mechanical faults are Static Eccentricity (SE), Dynamic Eccentricity (DE), Inclined Rotor (IR), and Run-out ...  Read More

Research Articles Industrial Electronics
A New Squirrel Cage Rotor Structure to Improve the Dynamic Performance of the Single Phase Induction Motor

Hamed Shadfar; Hamid Reza Izadfar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 November 2022


  Audible noise radiated by electrical machines is gaining more and more importance in the design process of electrical machines. The radial electromagnetic forces in induction motors play an important role in the production of audible noise and vibrations. The magnetic flux pulsations at the iron surfaces ...  Read More

Research Articles Optimization
Improving delay in SDNs by Metaheuristic Controller Placement

Maedeh Abedini Bagha; Kambiz MajidZadeh; Mohammad Masdari; Yousef Farhang

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 November 2022


  Software-defined networking is a new network model proposed to solve the complexity of traditional network problems and facilitate dynamic network operation and management. The separation of the control plane from the data plane is the main idea of software-defined networks. Controllers are the operating ...  Read More

Research Articles Industrial Electronics
An Improved Linear Switched Reluctance Motor for an Elevator Application

Allahverdi Azadrou; Siamak Masoudi; Shahla Gharaati

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 November 2022


  This work presents finite element analysis, design, and construction of an improved linear switched reluctance motor for elevator application. In the proposed motor, both stator and translator have separate poles; thus, the motor is lighter and more appropriate for vertical motion applications. In addition, ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
Reliability-based Probabilistic Wind Power Planning Considering Correlation of Load and Wind

Morteza Jadidoleslam; Morteza Ghaseminejad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 November 2022


  Wind power has been considered a future alternative to fossil energy resources. However, due to its stochastic nature, the integration of wind power plants (WPPs) into power systems poses some reliability problems such as a mismatch between load profile and efficient wind power generation. This issue ...  Read More

Research Articles Control
Design of optimal sliding mode control based on linear matrix inequality for fractional time-varying delay systems

Mohammad Ghamgosar; Seyed Mehdi Mirhosseini-Alizamini; Mahmood Dadkhah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 November 2022


  This paper considers an optimal sliding mode control based on the cost control guaranteed approach using the linear quadratic regulator method to stabilize delay fractional under involved disturbance. We propose an approach to an open research problem in the design of an LMI-based sliding mode controller ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
A Novel Control to Improve Dynamic Stability of Power Systems Including DFIG and SSSC

saeed abazari; zabihollah faramarzi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2022


  This study is concerned with the design of multi-input Dynamic Surface Control (DSC) to dynamic stability improvement of power systems which include both Doubly Feed Induction Generator (DFIG) and Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC). The presented control method has a multi-input feature which ...  Read More

Keywords Cloud

Related Journals