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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.

 Note: 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.

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Research Articles
Maximizing the Electric Vehicles’ Owners Profit Considering Optimal Charging and Discharging Management in the Distribution Networks Using Dynamic Programming

Ali Masoudi; Mohsen Simab; Hamidreza Akbarj; Seyed Amin Saeed; Tahereh Daemi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 109-121


  With an increasing penetration rate of electric vehicles in distribution networks, it is becoming vital to schedule their battery charging/discharging to maintain the network balance and increase the vehicle owners’ profit. Electric vehicles are now considered one of the most important and accessible ...  Read More

Research Articles
An Enhanced Distributed State Feedback for Secondary Control in an Islanded Microgrid

Morteza Alizadeh; Hossein Askarian Abyaneh; Alireza Bakhshai; Naser Khodabakhshi Javinani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 123-132


  This paper applies a new state feedback control to a distributed secondary voltage and frequency control in an islanded microgrid. The problem is focused on the output consensus of the multi-agent systems, which is converted to a first-order dynamic system. The inverter-based distributed generations ...  Read More

Research Articles
Leader-Follower Formation Control of Uncertain USV Networks under Stochastic Disturbances

Ali Azarbahram; Naser Pariz; Mohammad Bagher Naghibi-Sistani; Reihaneh Kardehi Moghaddam

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 133-142


  The robust adaptive leader-follower formation control of uncertain unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) subject to stochastic environmental loads is investigated in this paper. The stochastic additive noises are included in the kinematics which stands for the un-modeled dynamics and uncertainty. The disturbances ...  Read More

Research Articles
Design and Implementation of a Novel Wind Turbine-PMSG for Marine and Domestic Water Purification Application

Hassan Zare; Hossein Asgharpour-Alamdari; Alireza Nateghi; Mohsen Latifi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 143-151


  Providing purified water in marine and domestic applications, especially in remote areas regarding fossil fuels environmental pollutants, makes it hard to use conventional energy sources. Therefore, the present research seeks to construct a water purification system by using reverse osmosis technology ...  Read More

Research Articles
New Enhanced Droop Controller for Seamless Load Sharing in AC Microgrids in Presence of Wind Turbine and Photovoltaic Source

Sadegh Shajari; Reza Keypour

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 153-165


  Load sharing, as an important challenge in microgrids (MGs), is realized commonly via a droop control method. Conventional droop control methods are not applicable in unpredictable renewable energy sources (RESs) like photovoltaic (PV) and wind turbines (WT) because their output power depends on the ...  Read More

Research Articles Control
An Electrical Energy Regeneration Scheme for Energy Harvesting From a Vibration Absorption System in Tall Buildings

Amir Abolmasoumi; Seyed Mohamad Ali Beladi Pour; Mahdi Soleymani; Mazdak Ebadi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 167-176


  Electrical energy regeneration and storage in a tall structure with the installed passive pendulum tuned mass and damper (PPTMD) is investigated. While the passive vibration absorbing system works as an energy harvesting device, an electrical system including an electric motor, power electronic converters, ...  Read More

Research Articles
Design a PLL for Fractional Frequency Synthesizers using DDSM with Reduced Hardware

Leila Jahanpanah; Seyed Ali Sadatnoori; Iman Chaharmahali

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 177-187


  Phase locked loop (PLL) circuits are widely used in fractional frequency synthesizers. In these synthesizers, fractional multiples of the reference frequency can be synthesized, so the reference frequency and the bandwidth of the loop can be increased. This frequency synthesizer is commonly used due ...  Read More

Research Articles
Adaptive Delay Compensator Based H_2/H_∞ Wide-Area Controller to Improve the Damping of Inter-Area Oscillations

Esmaeel Rokrok; Saman Dehghaninejad; Amir Hossein Poursaeed

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 189-204


  Recent technical advances in Wide-Area Measurement Systems (WAMS) have made it possible to use a combination of measured signals from remote locations to design centralized control. However, the transmission delay of remote signals and changes in the power system operating point are significant issues ...  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 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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 June 2022


  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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 July 2022


  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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 August 2022


  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

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