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No. of Articles 208
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The International Journal of Industrial Electronics, Control and Optimization (IECO) is an international peer-reviewed open-access quarterly journal devoted to the fields of industrial electronics, control, and optimization, published by the University of Sistan and Baluchestan and is scientifically sponsored by the Iranian Association of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IAEEE). The International Journal of Industrial Electronics, Control and Optimization (IECO) publishes original research articles that present emerging trends and practices in industrial electronics product research and development. Its scope encompasses the applications of industrial electronics, power systems, control, optimization, and computational intelligence for the enhancement of industrial and manufacturing systems and processes. It is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the publication of original articles, key insights, review articles, etc., considering the research ethics and academic rules and regulations.

The IECO is approved by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology as an academic research journal (No. 231566/3/18 dated 2017/12/30), and is published by the University of Sistan and Baluchestan through a formal partnership (No. 952/2/1500 dated 2017/01/23)  with IAEEE. The International Journal of Industrial Electronics, Control and Optimization (IECO) is a peer-reviewed international journal in the fields of industrial electronics, control and optimization. Its scope encompasses the applications of industrial electronics, power systems, control,  optimization, and computational intelligence for the enhancement of industrial and manufacturing systems and processes.

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of work of the author and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior.

Reviewers and Editors are vital to the success of peer-reviewed academic journals, and we at IECO journal are truly grateful for all the time and hard work of our dedicated Reviewers and Editors.

News: According to the latest report published by the Islamic World Science and Technology Institute (ISC), the International Journal of Industrial Electronics, Control and Optimization (in the engineering branch) was upgraded from no quarter to Q1.

According to the ranking of the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, the IECO Journal was ranked A.

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)
  • Scientific Sponsorship Society: The Iranian Association of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IAEEE)
  • 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: 10 days, Approximately.
  • Peer Review Policy: Double-blind peer-review
  • Average refereeing time: 12 weeks
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Research Articles Power systems
Novel Non-linear Control of DFIG and SSSC for Stability Increment of Power System

Saeed Abazari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 1-14


  This study examines stability improvement of the power system which includes Double Feed Induction Generators (DFIGs) and Static Series Synchronous Compensator (SSSC). The proposed nonlinear controller is designed based on the terminal sliding mode control theory. A sliding mode observer is also developed ...  Read More

Research Articles Industrial Electronics
Optimized Algorithm for Open-Circuit Fault Detection in Switches and Capacitor Voltage Balancing Control in Modular Multilevel Converters

Mohsen Rahmani; Seyed Masoud Barakati; Saeed Yousofi Darmian; Vahid Barahouei; Mohammad Bagheri Hashkavayi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 15-27


  The modular multilevel converter (MMC) is a favored topology in the industry, but its reliability is at risk with an increase in the number of sub-modules (SMs) due to a rise in switching components. The essential need for maintaining capacitor voltage balance in each arm leads to increased complexity ...  Read More

Research Articles Electronics
Design and Implementation of an N-type Integer Phase-locked Loop with Low Phase Noise and Two Output Frequencies at 1 and 4 GHz

Hamid Kazemi Karyani; Esmaeil Najafiaghdam

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 29-39


  This article presents development and implementation of an integer N-type Phase Locked Loop (PLL) module with two output frequencies of 1 and 4 GHz, each having a phase noise better than -110dBC/Hz@10k. The structure has 0 and 10dBm power levels at 1 and 4GHz output frequencies, respectively. Having ...  Read More

Research Articles Electronics
Lightweight Structure of Random Key Generation for PRESENT Block Cipher

Bahram Rashidi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 41-51


  In this paper, we design a lightweight and modified random key generation for PRESENT block cipher which is applicable in the encryption of the digital signals. In the block ciphers, the master key is used directly in the encryption process for the data (plaintext). But in this work, a master key (initial ...  Read More

Research Articles Control
Sliding Mode Control for Chaotic Systems with Unknown Uncertainties

Amir Rezaie

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 53-60


  Objective: In this article, time-varying chaotic systems with uncertainties, including external disturbances, are considered, and sliding mode control (SMC) is used to control such systems. To control these systems, an autonomous differential equation is first introduced. Then, based on this differential ...  Read More

Research Articles Industrial Electronics
Auxiliary Pulse Tripling Circuit with Low kVA Rating to Reduce Input Current Harmonic Distortion in 12 Pulse Rectifier

Rohollah Abdollahi; Morteza Abdolhosseini

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 61-71


  In recent years, to increase the number of pulses in 12-pulse autotransformer rectifiers (12-PARs) and reduce the input current total harmonic distortion (IC-THD), without increasing the cost and complexity, the technique of pulse multiplication circuit has been proposed. With this approach in this paper, ...  Read More

Research Articles Electronics
Designing and Fabrication of High Frequency Ultrawide Band Passive Phase Shifters with Single Layer Microstrip Structure and Unequal Source and Load Impedances

Habibollah Zolfkhani; Alireza Sharifi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 73-84


  In this paper, a method is presented to design and implement ultra-wideband phase shifters, in frequency ranges higher than 10 GHz, with fractional bandwidth near a hundred percent. The phase shifter is constructed from microstrip transmission lines and short circuit stubs. In comparison with conventional ...  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

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

Industrial Electronics
Torque Ripple Minimization in SRM Based on Advanced Torque Sharing Function Modified by Genetic Algorithm Combined with Fuzzy PSO

Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi; Alireza Mohamadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 71-80


  This paper presents a new and improved Torque Sharing Function (TSF) to minimize torque ripple of Switched Reluctance Motor (SRM). This approach combined of three steps. At first step, Genetic Algorithm has been used to define the best Turn-on and Turn-off angel of phase current. At second step, a fuzzy ...  Read More

Industrial Electronics
Four-Switch Inverter Based Hybrid Power Filter Optimized By Meta-Heuristic Algorithm of SPEA

Poorya Rahmati kahkha; Alireza HossienPour; Ahmad Khajeh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 133-141


  Power electronics converters application has increased in the modern distribution systems due to their advantages to control and process the power flow. Unfortunately, these converters generate harmful harmonics and inject to the grid. The modern standards of the systems accepts which the grid includes ...  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

Research Articles Communication
Binary Wyner-Ziv and CEO Problem Coding Under the Hamming Distortion Criterion

Mahdi Nangir

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 April 2024


  In this paper, we present a practical encoding and decoding scheme for the binary Wyner-Ziv problem based on graph-based codes. Our proposed scheme uses low-density generator-matrix (LDGM) codes in lossy source coding part and low-density parity-check (LDPC) codes in syndrome generation and decoding ...  Read More

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